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HMS Cornwall (F99)

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HMS Cornwall was a Batch 3 Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy. [1]

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Accenture is a global management consulting and professional services firm that provides strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services.

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Anthony Dymock

Vice Admiral Sir Anthony Knox Dymock KBE, CB, FRSA (born 18 July 1949) is a senior British Royal Navy officer.

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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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Battle of the Falkland Islands

The Battle of the Falkland Islands was a naval action between the British Royal Navy and Imperial German Navy on 8 December 1914, during the First World War in the South Atlantic.

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Battles of Barfleur and La Hougue

The related naval battles of Barfleur and La Hougue took place between 29 May and 4 June New Style (NS), 1692 (19–24 May in the Old Style (OS) Julian calendar then in use in England).

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Ceremonial ship launching

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

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Chris Wreford-Brown

Christopher Louis Wreford-Brown DSO RN (born August 1945) is a retired British Royal Navy officer.

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Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Combined Cadet Force

The Combined Cadet Force (CCF) is a Ministry of Defence sponsored youth organisation in the United Kingdom.

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Combined gas and gas

Combined gas turbine and gas turbine (COGAG) is a type of propulsion system for ships using two gas turbines connected to a single propeller shaft.

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Cornwall (Kernow) is a county in South West England in the United Kingdom.

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Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

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Dhow (Arabic داو dāw) is the generic name of a number of traditional sailing vessels with one or more masts with settee or sometimes lateen sails, used in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean region.

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Diana, Princess of Wales

Diana, Princess of Wales (born Diana Frances Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997) was a member of the British royal family.

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Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall is the title held by the wife of the Duke of Cornwall.

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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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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Falmouth, Cornwall

Falmouth (Aberfala) is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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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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First Sea Lord

The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff (1SL/CNS) is the professional head of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy and the whole Naval Service.

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A flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, characteristically a flag officer entitled by custom to fly a distinguishing flag.

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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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A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.

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Gallipoli Campaign

The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign, the Battle of Gallipoli, or the Battle of Çanakkale (Çanakkale Savaşı), was a campaign of the First World War that took place on the Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu in modern Turkey) in the Ottoman Empire between 17 February 1915 and 9 January 1916.

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Goalkeeper CIWS

Goalkeeper is a Dutch close-in weapon system (CIWS) introduced in 1979.

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Golden Jubilee of Elizabeth II

The Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II was the international celebration held in 2002 marking the 50th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the thrones of seven countries, upon the death of her father, King George VI, on 6 February 1952, and was intended by the Queen to be both a commemoration of her 50 years as monarch and an opportunity for her to officially and personally thank her people for their loyalty.

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Gulf of Aden

The Gulf of Aden, also known as the Gulf of Berbera, (خليج عدن,, Gacanka Berbera) is a gulf amidst Yemen to the north, the Arabian Sea and Guardafui Channel to the east, Somalia to the south, and Djibouti to the west.

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Harpoon (missile)

The Harpoon is an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system, developed and manufactured by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing Defense, Space & Security).

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HMNB Devonport

Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport (HMNB Devonport), is the largest naval base in Western Europe and is the sole nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy.

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HMNB Portsmouth

Her Majesty's Naval Base, Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth) is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the British Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Clyde and HMNB Devonport).

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HMS Cornwall (56)

HMS Cornwall, pennant number 56, was a heavy cruiser of the Kent sub-class built for the Royal Navy in the mid-1920s.

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Lady Mary Holborow

Lady Mary Christina Holborow, DCVO (née Stopford; 19 September 1936 – 9 June 2017) was a British magistrate who was Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall.

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Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall

This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall.

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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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Navy of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

The Navy of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) or Revolutionary Guards' Navy (نیروی دریایی سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی), acronym NEDSA (ندسا), consists of 20,000 men and 1,500 boats and fast attack boats separate from the regular Navy of ''Artesh'' assuming control over Iranian maritime operations in the Persian Gulf.

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No. 99 Squadron RAF


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Operation Active Endeavour

Operation Active Endeavour was a maritime operation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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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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Persian Gulf

The Persian Gulf (lit), (الخليج الفارسي) is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia.

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Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.

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River Clyde

The River Clyde (Abhainn Chluaidh,, Watter o Clyde) is a river that flows into the Firth of Clyde in Scotland.

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Rolls-Royce Spey

The Rolls-Royce Spey (company designations RB.163 and RB.168 and RB.183) is a low-bypass turbofan engine originally designed and manufactured by Rolls-Royce that has been in widespread service for over 40 years.

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Rolls-Royce Tyne

The Rolls-Royce RB.109 Tyne is a twin-shaft turboprop engine developed in the mid to late 1950s by Rolls-Royce Limited.

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Royal Marines

The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is the amphibious light infantry of the Royal Navy.

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Royal Navy

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

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Rugby union in Cornwall

Rugby union in Cornwall is one of the county's most popular sports and has a large following in Cornwall.

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Russian Navy

The Russian Navy (r, lit. Military-Maritime Fleet of the Russian Federation) is the naval arm of the Russian Armed Forces.

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Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).

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Scotstoun is an area of Glasgow, Scotland, west of Glasgow City Centre.

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Sea Scout

Sea Scouts are members of the international Scouting movement, with a particular emphasis on boating and water-based activities.

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Sea Skua

The Sea Skua is a British lightweight short-range air-to-surface missile (ASM) designed for use from helicopters against ships.

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Sea Wolf (missile)

Sea Wolf is a naval guided missile system designed and built by BAC, later to become British Aerospace (BAe) Dynamics (now MBDA).

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The Seagnat Control System (sometimes spelled SeaGnat or Sea Gnat) is a decoy system used on many NATO warships to safeguard against incoming missiles.

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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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Ship sponsor

A ship sponsor, by tradition, is a female civilian who is invited to "sponsor" a vessel, presumably to bestow good luck and divine protection over the seagoing vessel and all that sail aboard.

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Ship's bell

A ship's bell is used to indicate the time aboard a ship and hence to regulate the sailors' duty watches.

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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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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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Sting Ray (torpedo)

The Sting Ray torpedo is a current British acoustic homing light-weight torpedo (LWT) manufactured by GEC-Marconi, who were later bought out by BAE Systems.

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Territorial waters

Territorial waters or a territorial sea, as defined by the 2013 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, is a belt of coastal waters extending at most from the baseline (usually the mean low-water mark) of a coastal state.

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The Rifles

The Rifles is an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Timothy McClement

Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Pentreath McClement KCB, OBE (born 16 May 1951) is a former Royal Navy officer who became Deputy Commander-in-Chief Fleet.

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Type 22 frigate

The Type 22 Broadsword class was a class of frigate built for the British Royal Navy.

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War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

The War in Afghanistan (or the U.S. War in Afghanistan; code named Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan (2001–2014) and Operation Freedom's Sentinel (2015–present)) followed the United States invasion of Afghanistan of October 7, 2001.

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Westland Lynx

The Westland Lynx is a British multi-purpose military helicopter designed and built by Westland Helicopters at its factory in Yeovil.

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Worshipful Company of Leathersellers

The Worshipful Company of Leathersellers is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London.

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Yarrow Shipbuilders

Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited (YSL), often styled as simply Yarrows, was a major shipbuilding firm based in the Scotstoun district of Glasgow on the River Clyde.

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2007 Iranian arrest of Royal Navy personnel

Iranian military personnel arrested 15 Royal Navy personnel in 2007 and held them for 13 days.

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21-gun salute

A 21-gun salute is the most commonly recognized of the customary gun salutes that are performed by the firing of cannons or artillery as a military honor.

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4.5 inch Mark 8 naval gun

The 4.5 inch Mark 8 is a British naval gun system which currently equips the Royal Navy's destroyers and frigates, and some British destroyers and frigates sold to other countries.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Cornwall_(F99)

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