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HMS Exeter (D89)

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HMS Exeter was a Type 42 destroyer, the fifth ship of the Royal Navy to be named Exeter, after the city of Exeter in Devon. [1]

39 relations: Aircraft carrier, Associated Press, Battleship, Caribbean, Copolymer, Destroyer, Devil May Care (Faulks novel), Devon, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, Exercise Joint Warrior, Exeter, Exeter College, Oxford, Exocet, Falklands War, Gulf War, HMNB Portsmouth, Hugh Balfour, Learjet 35, Limehouse, Newquay, Nigel Essenhigh, Operation Granby, Pennant number, Rankin (photographer), River Thames, Rosyth, Royal Navy, Sea Dart, Seaslug (missile), Sister ship, Swan Hunter, The Daily Telegraph, The Rifles, Tyne and Wear, Type 42 destroyer, United Kingdom, Westland Lynx, Worshipful Company of Plaisterers, 4.5 inch Mark 8 naval gun.

Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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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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Caribbean

The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.

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Copolymer

When two or more different monomers unite together to polymerize, the product is called a copolymer and the process is called copolymerization.

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Destroyer

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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Devil May Care (Faulks novel)

Devil May Care is a James Bond continuation novel written by Sebastian Faulks.

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Devon

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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Douglas A-4 Skyhawk

The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a single seat subsonic carrier-capable attack aircraft developed for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps in the early 1950s.

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Exercise Joint Warrior

Exercise Joint Warrior is a major bi-annual multi-national military exercise which takes place in the United Kingdom, predominately in north west Scotland.

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Exeter

Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon, England, with a population of 129,800 (mid-2016 EST).

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Exeter College, Oxford

Exeter College (in full: The Rector and Scholars of Exeter College in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England and the fourth oldest college of the University.

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Exocet

The Exocet (French for "flying fish" The missile's name was given by M. Guillot, then technical director at Nord Aviation, after the French name for flying fish.) is a French-built anti-ship missile whose various versions can be launched from surface vessels, submarines, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.

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Falklands War

The Falklands War (Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, Malvinas War, South Atlantic Conflict, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands, and its territorial dependency, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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Gulf War

The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

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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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Hugh Balfour

Rear-Admiral Hugh Maxwell Balfour (29 April 1933 – 29 June 1999) was a senior Royal Navy officer.

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Learjet 35

The Learjet Model 35 and Model 36 are a series of American multi-role business jets and military transport aircraft manufactured by Learjet.

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Limehouse

Limehouse is a district in east London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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Newquay

Newquay (Tewynblustri) is a town in the south west of England, in the United Kingdom.

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Nigel Essenhigh

Admiral Sir Nigel Richard Essenhigh (born 8 November 1944) is a former Royal Navy officer who served as First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff from 2001 to 2002.

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Operation Granby

Operation GRANBY, commonly abbreviated Op GRANBY, was the code name given to the British military operations during the 1991 Gulf 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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Rankin (photographer)

John Rankin Waddell (born 1966), also known under his working name Rankin, is a British portrait and fashion photographer and director.

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River Thames

The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.

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Rosyth

Rosyth (Ros Fhìobh, "headland of Fife") is a town on the Firth of Forth, three miles (4.8 km) south of the centre of Dunfermline.

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Royal Navy

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

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Sea Dart

Sea Dart or GWS30GWS stands for guided weapon system was a British surface-to-air missile system designed by Hawker Siddeley Dynamics in the 1960s, entering service in 1973.

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Seaslug (missile)

Seaslug was a first generation surface-to-air missile designed by Armstrong Whitworth (later part of the Hawker Siddeley group) for use by the Royal Navy.

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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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Swan Hunter

Swan Hunter, formerly known as "Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson", is a shipbuilding design, engineering, and management company, based in Wallsend, Tyne and Wear.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Rifles

The Rifles is an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East region of England around the mouths of the rivers Tyne and Wear.

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Type 42 destroyer

The Type 42 or Sheffield class, was a class of fourteen light guided missile destroyers that served in the Royal Navy.

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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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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 Plaisterers

The Worshipful Company of Plaisterers is one of the livery companies in the City of London.

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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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Exeter_(D89)

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