Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Androidâ„¢ device!
Faster access than browser!

HMS Eastbourne (F73)

Index HMS Eastbourne (F73)

HMS Eastbourne was a ''Whitby''-class or Type 12 anti-submarine frigate of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. [1]

26 relations: Anti-submarine warfare, Babcock & Wilcox, Barrow-in-Furness, Bofors 40 mm gun, Elizabeth II, English Electric, Fleet review (Commonwealth realms), Frigate, HMS Sultan (establishment), Length overall, Limbo (weapon), Long ton, Newcastle upon Tyne, Pennant number, QF 4.5-inch Mk I – V naval gun, Rosyth Dockyard, Royal Naval Engineering College, Royal Navy, Tonne, Training ship, United Kingdom, Vickers-Armstrongs, Waterline length, Whitby-class frigate, 17th Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom), 4th Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom).

Anti-submarine warfare

Anti-submarine warfare (ASW, or in older form A/S) is a branch of underwater warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, or other submarines to find, track and deter, damage, or destroy enemy submarines.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Anti-submarine warfare · See more »

Babcock & Wilcox

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, originally Babcock, Wilcox & Company and then The Babcock & Wilcox Company, is an American power generation company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Babcock & Wilcox · See more »


Barrow-in-Furness, commonly known as Barrow, is a town and borough in Cumbria, England.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Barrow-in-Furness · See more »

Bofors 40 mm gun

--> The Bofors 40 mm gun, often referred to simply as the Bofors gun, is an anti-aircraft/multi-purpose autocannon designed in the 1930s by the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Bofors 40 mm gun · See more »

Elizabeth II

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

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Elizabeth II · See more »

English Electric

The English Electric Company Limited was a British industrial manufacturer formed after the armistice of World War I at the end of 1918.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and English Electric · See more »

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.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Fleet review (Commonwealth realms) · See more »


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.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Frigate · See more »

HMS Sultan (establishment)

HMS Sultan is a shore base of the Royal Navy in Gosport, Hampshire, England.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and HMS Sultan (establishment) · See more »

Length overall

Length overall (LOA, o/a, o.a. or oa) is the maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Length overall · See more »

Limbo (weapon)

Limbo, or Anti Submarine Mortar Mark 10 (A/S Mk.10), was the final British development of a forward-throwing anti-submarine weapon originally designed during the Second World War.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Limbo (weapon) · See more »

Long ton

Long ton, also known as the imperial ton or displacement ton,Dictionary.com - "a unit for measuring the displacement of a vessel, equal to a long ton of 2240 pounds (1016 kg) or 35 cu.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Long ton · See more »

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Newcastle upon Tyne · See more »

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).

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Pennant number · See more »

QF 4.5-inch Mk I – V naval gun

The QF 4.5 inch gun has been the standard medium-calibre naval gun used by the Royal Navy as a medium-range weapon capable of use against surface, aircraft and shore bombardment targets since 1938.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and QF 4.5-inch Mk I – V naval gun · See more »

Rosyth Dockyard

Rosyth Dockyard is a large naval dockyard on the Firth of Forth at Rosyth, Fife, Scotland, owned by Babcock Marine, which formerly undertook refitting of Royal Navy surface vessels and submarines.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Rosyth Dockyard · See more »

Royal Naval Engineering College

The Royal Naval Engineering College was a specialist establishment for the training of Royal Navy engineers.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Royal Naval Engineering College · See more »

Royal Navy

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

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Royal Navy · See more »


The tonne (Non-SI unit, symbol: t), commonly referred to as the metric ton in the United States, is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms;.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Tonne · See more »

Training ship

A training ship is a ship used to train students as sailors.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Training ship · See more »

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.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and United Kingdom · See more »


Vickers-Armstrongs Limited was a British engineering conglomerate formed by the merger of the assets of Vickers Limited and Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Company in 1927.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Vickers-Armstrongs · See more »

Waterline length

The waterline length (originally Load Waterline Length, abbreviated to LWL) is the length of a ship or boat at the point where it sits in the water.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Waterline length · See more »

Whitby-class frigate

The Type 12 or Whitby-class frigates were a six-ship class of anti-submarine frigates of the British Royal Navy, which entered service late in the 1950s.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and Whitby-class frigate · See more »

17th Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom)

The 17th Frigate Squadron was an administrative unit of the Royal Navy from 1955 to 1972.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and 17th Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom) · See more »

4th Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom)

The 4th Frigate Squadron was an administrative unit of the Royal Navy from 1948 to 2004.

New!!: HMS Eastbourne (F73) and 4th Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom) · See more »


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Eastbourne_(F73)

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »