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HMS Bermuda (52)

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HMS Bermuda (pennant number 52, later C52) was a light cruiser of the Royal Navy. [1]

51 relations: Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Battle of Crete, Battle of the Atlantic, Battleship, Bay of Biscay, Béjaïa, Belt armor, Bermuda, BL 6 inch Mk XXIII naval gun, British 21 inch torpedo, Briton Ferry, Chatham Dockyard, Clydebank, Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic, Cyprus, Deck (ship), Force H, Fremantle, Glasgow, Grand Harbour, Gun turret, Hebburn, HMS Bermuda, John Brown & Company, Light cruiser, NATO, Oerlikon 20 mm cannon, Operation Torch, Pennant number, Peveril William-Powlett, Philippines, Prisoner of war, QF 2-pounder naval gun, QF 4 inch Mk XVI naval gun, Royal Bermuda Regiment, Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda, Royal Navy, Shanghai, Sister ship, Spitsbergen, Supermarine Walrus, Surrender of Japan, Sydney, Thos W Ward, Torpedo tube, U-boat, United Kingdom, Wales, World War II, Zakynthos, ..., 1953 Ionian earthquake. Expand index (1 more) »

Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

During the final stage of World War II, the United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively.

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Battle of Crete

The Battle of Crete (Luftlandeschlacht um Kreta, also Unternehmen Merkur, "Operation Mercury," Μάχη της Κρήτης) was fought during the Second World War on the Greek island of Crete.

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Battle of the Atlantic

The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous military campaign in World War II, running from 1939 to the defeat of Germany in 1945.

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Battleship

A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of large caliber guns.

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Bay of Biscay

The Bay of Biscay (Golfe de Gascogne, Golfo de Vizcaya, Pleg-mor Gwaskogn, Bizkaiko Golkoa) is a gulf of the northeast Atlantic Ocean located south of the Celtic Sea.

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Béjaïa

Béjaïa (بِجَايَة, Bijayah; Bgayet, Bgayeth, ⴱⴳⴰⵢⴻⵜ), formerly Bougie and Bugia, is a Mediterranean port city on the Gulf of Béjaïa in Algeria; it is the capital of Béjaïa Province, Kabylia.

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Belt armor

Belt armor is a layer of heavy metal armor plated onto or within the outer hulls of warships, typically on battleships, battlecruisers and cruisers, and aircraft carriers.

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Bermuda

Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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BL 6 inch Mk XXIII naval gun

The 50 calibre BL 6 inch gun Mark XXIIIMark XXIII.

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British 21 inch torpedo

There have been several British 21-inch (533 mm) diameter torpedoes used by the Royal Navy since their first development just before the First World War.

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Briton Ferry

Briton Ferry (Llansawel) is a town and community in the county borough of Neath Port Talbot, Wales.

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Chatham Dockyard

Chatham Dockyard was a Royal Navy Dockyard located on the River Medway in Kent.

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Clydebank

Clydebank is a town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic

The South Atlantic Station was a formation of the Royal Navy.

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Cyprus

Cyprus (Κύπρος; Kıbrıs), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία; Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean.

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Deck (ship)

A deck is a permanent covering over a compartment or a hull of a ship.

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Force H

Force H was a British naval formation during the Second World War.

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Fremantle

Fremantle is a major Australian port city in Western Australia, located at the mouth of the Swan River.

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Glasgow

Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Grand Harbour

The Grand Harbour (il-Port il-Kbir), also known as the Port of Valletta, is a natural harbour on the island of Malta.

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Gun turret

A gun turret is a location from which weapons can be fired that affords protection, visibility, and some cone of fire.

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Hebburn

Hebburn is a small town situated on the south bank of the River Tyne in North East England sandwiched between the towns of Jarrow and Gateshead and to the south of Walker.

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HMS Bermuda

Eight vessels of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Bermuda, after the island of Bermuda.

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John Brown & Company

John Brown and Company of Clydebank was a British marine engineering and shipbuilding firm.

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Light cruiser

A light cruiser is a type of small- or medium-sized warship.

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NATO

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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Oerlikon 20 mm cannon

and --> The Oerlikon 20 mm cannon is a series of autocannons, based on an original German 20 mm Becker design that appeared very early in World War I. It was widely produced by Oerlikon Contraves and others, with various models employed by both Allied and Axis forces during World War II, and many versions still in use today.

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Operation Torch

Operation Torch (8–16 November 1942, formerly Operation Gymnast) was a Anglo–American invasion of French North Africa, during the North African Campaign of the Second World War.

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Pennant number

In the Royal Navy and other navies of Europe and the Commonwealth of Nations, ships are identified by pennant number (an internationalisation of pendant number, which it was called before 1948).

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Peveril William-Powlett

Vice Admiral Sir Peveril Barton Reiby Wallop William-Powlett KCB KCMG CBE DSO (5 March 1898 – 10 November 1985) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic Station.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Prisoner of war

A prisoner of war (POW) is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.

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QF 2-pounder naval gun

The 2-pounder gun,British military of the period traditionally denoted smaller guns in terms of the approximate weight of the standard projectile, rather than by its bore diameter, which in this case was 40 mm.

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QF 4 inch Mk XVI naval gun

The QF 4 inch Mk XVI gunMk XVI.

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Royal Bermuda Regiment

The Royal Bermuda Regiment (RBR), formerly the Bermuda Regiment, is the home defence unit of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda.

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Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda

HMD Bermuda (Her/His Majesty's Dockyard, Bermuda) was the principal base of the Royal Navy in the Western Atlantic between American independence and the Cold War.

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Royal Navy

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

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Shanghai

Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.

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Sister ship

A sister ship is a ship of the same class or of virtually identical design to another ship.

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Spitsbergen

Spitsbergen (formerly known as West Spitsbergen; Norwegian: Vest Spitsbergen or Vestspitsbergen, also sometimes spelled Spitzbergen) is the largest and only permanently populated island of the Svalbard archipelago in northern Norway.

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Supermarine Walrus

The Supermarine Walrus (originally known as the Supermarine Seagull V) was a British single-engine amphibious biplane reconnaissance aircraft designed by R. J. Mitchell and first flown in 1933.

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Surrender of Japan

The surrender of Imperial Japan was announced on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Thos W Ward

Thos.

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Torpedo tube

A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.

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U-boat

U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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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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Zakynthos

Zakynthos (Ζάκυνθος, Zákynthos, Zacìnto) or Zante (Τζάντε, Tzánte, Zante; from Venetian), is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea.

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1953 Ionian earthquake

The 1953 Ionian earthquake (also known as the Great Kefalonia earthquake) struck the southern Ionian Islands in Greece on August 12.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Bermuda_(52)

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