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HMS Bangor (J00)

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HMS Bangor was a of the Royal Navy that served during the Second World War. [1]

31 relations: Aberdeen, Beachy Head, Bombardment of Cherbourg, Buoy, Cable length, Ceremonial ship launching, Coastal artillery, Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth, Destroyer, Dieppe, Dieppe Raid, Govan, Harland and Wolff, Harwich Dockyard, Isle of Portland, Keel laying, Messerschmitt Bf 109, Moray Firth, Normandy, Normandy landings, Norway, Portsmouth, QF 12-pounder 12 cwt naval gun, Royal Navy, Royal Norwegian Navy, Scapa Flow, Scotland, Ship commissioning, Shipyard, Vickers .50 machine gun, World War II.


Aberdeen (Aiberdeen,; Obar Dheathain; Aberdonia) is Scotland's third most populous city, one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas and the United Kingdom's 37th most populous built-up area, with an official population estimate of 196,670 for the city of Aberdeen and for the local authority area.

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Beachy Head

Beachy Head is a Chalk headland in East Sussex, England.

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Bombardment of Cherbourg

The bombardment of Cherbourg took place on June 25, 1944, during World War II, when ships from the United States Navy and the British Royal Navy attacked German fortifications in and near the city, firing in support of U.S. Army units that were engaged in the Battle of Cherbourg.

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A buoy is a floating device that can have many purposes.

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Cable length

A cable length or length of cable is a nautical unit of measure equal to one tenth of a nautical mile or approximately 100 fathoms.

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Ceremonial ship launching

Ceremonial ship launching is the process of transferring a vessel to the water.

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Coastal artillery

Coastal artillery is the branch of the armed forces concerned with operating anti-ship artillery or fixed gun batteries in coastal fortifications.

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Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth

The Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth was a senior commander of the Royal Navy for hundreds of years.

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In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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Dieppe is a coastal community in the Arrondissement of Dieppe in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region of northern France.

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Dieppe Raid

The Dieppe Raid was an Allied assault on the German-occupied port of Dieppe, France on 19 August 1942, during the Second World War.

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Govan (Scottish Gaelic: Baile a' Ghobhainn) is a district, parish, and former burgh now part of south-west City of Glasgow, Scotland.

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Harland and Wolff

Harland & Wolff Heavy Industries is a heavy industrial company, specialising in ship repair, conversion, and offshore construction, located in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Harwich Dockyard

Harwich Dockyard was a Royal Navy dockyard at Harwich in Essex.

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Isle of Portland

The Isle of Portland is a limestone tied island, long by wide, in the English Channel.

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Keel laying

Laying the keel or laying down is the formal recognition of the start of a ship's construction.

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Messerschmitt Bf 109

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 is a German World War II fighter aircraft that was the backbone of the Luftwaffe's fighter force.

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Moray Firth

The Moray Firth (Scottish Gaelic: An Cuan Moireach, Linne Mhoireibh or Caolas Mhoireibh) is a roughly triangular inlet (or firth) of the North Sea, north and east of Inverness, which is in the Highland council area of north of Scotland.

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Normandy (Normandie,, Norman: Normaundie, from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for "northman" in several Scandinavian languages) is one of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy.

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Normandy landings

The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.

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Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

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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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QF 12-pounder 12 cwt naval gun

The QF 12-pounder 12-cwt gun (abbreviated as Q.F. 12-pdr. (12-cwt.), the War Office, 1925) was a common, versatile calibre naval gun introduced in 1894 and used until the middle of the 20th century.

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Royal Navy

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

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Royal Norwegian Navy

The Royal Norwegian Navy (Norwegian: Sjøforsvaret, "the naval defence (forces)") is the branch of the Norwegian Armed Forces responsible for naval operations of the state of Norway.

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Scapa Flow

Scapa Flow viewed from its eastern end in June 2009 Scapa Flow is a body of water in the Orkney Islands, Scotland, sheltered by the islands of Mainland, Graemsay, Burray,S.

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Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Ship commissioning

Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.

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A shipyard (also called a dockyard) is a place where ships are built and repaired.

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Vickers .50 machine gun

The Vickers.50 machine gun, also known as the 'Vickers.50' was basically similar to the Vickers machine gun but scaled up to use a larger-calibre round.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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HMS Bangor (1940), HNoMS Glomma (M309).


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Bangor_(J00)

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