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HMS Arethusa (F38)

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HMS Arethusa was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy. [1]

24 relations: Beira Patrol, British Guiana, Cod Wars, Cowes, Elizabeth II, Esbjerg, Far East, Fleet review (Commonwealth realms), Ikara (missile), J. Samuel White, Kenneth Snow, Leander-class frigate, Lorient, Mediterranean Sea, Mozambique, Nagoya, NATO, Pacific Ocean, Portsmouth, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Rhodesia, Royal Navy, Standing NATO Maritime Group 1, Towed array sonar.

Beira Patrol

The Beira Patrol was a blockade of oil shipments to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) through Beira, Mozambique, resulting from United Nations trade sanctions on Rhodesia.

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British Guiana

British Guiana was the name of the British colony, part of the British West Indies (Caribbean), on the northern coast of South America, now known as the independent nation of Guyana.

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Cod Wars

The Cod Wars (Þorskastríðin, "the cod strife", or Landhelgisstríðin, "the wars for the territorial waters") were a series of confrontations between the United Kingdom and Iceland on fishing rights in the North Atlantic.

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Cowes is an English seaport town and civil parish on the Isle of Wight.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark.

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Far East

The Far East is a geographical term in English that usually refers to East Asia (including Northeast Asia), the Russian Far East (part of North Asia), and Southeast Asia.

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Fleet review (Commonwealth realms)

A fleet review is a traditional gathering of ships from a particular navy to be observed by the reigning monarch or his or her representative, a practice allegedly dating back to the 15th century.

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Ikara (missile)

The Ikara missile was an Australian ship-launched anti-submarine missile, named after an Australian Aboriginal word for "throwing stick".

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J. Samuel White


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Kenneth Snow

Kenneth Arthur Snow (1934 – 5 December 2011) was a flag officer in the Royal Navy.

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Leander-class frigate

The Leander-class, or Type 12M frigates,Purvis, M.K., 'Post War RN Frigate and Guided Missile Destroyer Design 1944-1969', Transactions, Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), 1974 comprising twenty-six vessels, was among the most numerous and long-lived classes of frigate in the Royal Navy's modern history.

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Lorient is a town (French "commune") and seaport in the Morbihan "department" of Brittany in North-Western France.

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Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa and on the east by the Levant.

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Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique (Moçambique or República de Moçambique) is a country in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest.

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is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan.

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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Rhodesia was an unrecognised state in southern Africa from 1965 to 1979, equivalent in territory to modern Zimbabwe.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Standing NATO Maritime Group 1

Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) is one of NATO's standing maritime Immediate Reaction Forces.

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Towed array sonar

A towed array sonar is a system of hydrophones towed behind a submarine or a surface ship on a cable.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Arethusa_(F38)

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