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HMS Jersey (F72)

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HMS Jersey was a J-class destroyer of the Royal Navy. [1]

30 relations: Admiralty, Anti-aircraft warfare, British 21 inch torpedo, Cowes, Depth charge, Destroyer, Displacement (ship), Flotilla leader, Gibraltar, Grand Harbour, Haisborough Sands, Home Fleet, Isle of Wight, J-, K- and N-class destroyer, J. Samuel White, Jersey, Length overall, Malta, Orkney, Pennant number, QF 2-pounder naval gun, Royal Navy, Scapa Flow, Sonar, Steam turbine, Three-drum boiler, Torpedo tube, Vickers .50 machine gun, World Ship Society, 4.7 inch QF Mark IX & XII.


The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.

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Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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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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Cowes is an English seaport town and civil parish on the Isle of Wight.

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Depth charge

A depth charge is an anti-submarine warfare weapon.

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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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Displacement (ship)

The displacement or displacement tonnage of a ship is its weight, expressed in long tons of water its hull displaces.

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Flotilla leader

A flotilla leader was a warship suitable for commanding a flotilla of destroyers or other small warships, typically a small cruiser or a large destroyer (known as a destroyer leader).

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Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula.

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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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Haisborough Sands

Haisborough Sands (or Haisboro Sands or Haisbro Sands) is a sandbank off the coast of Norfolk, England at Happisburgh.

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Home Fleet

The Home Fleet was a fleet of the Royal Navy that operated in the United Kingdom's territorial waters from 1902 with intervals until 1967.

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Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight (also referred to informally as The Island or abbreviated to IOW) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England.

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J-, K- and N-class destroyer

The J, K and N class was a class of 24 destroyers of the Royal Navy launched in 1938.

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J. Samuel White


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Jersey (Jèrriais: Jèrri), officially the Bailiwick of Jersey (Bailliage de Jersey; Jèrriais: Bailliage dé Jèrri), is a Crown dependency located near the coast of Normandy, France.

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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.

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Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta (Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Orkney (Orkneyjar), also known as the Orkney Islands, is an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated off the north coast of Great Britain.

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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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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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Royal Navy

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

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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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Sonar (originally an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging) is a technique that uses sound propagation (usually underwater, as in submarine navigation) to navigate, communicate with or detect objects on or under the surface of the water, such as other vessels.

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Steam turbine

A steam turbine is a device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam and uses it to do mechanical work on a rotating output shaft.

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Three-drum boiler

Three-drum boilers are a class of water-tube boiler used to generate steam, typically to power ships.

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Torpedo tube

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

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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 Ship Society

The World Ship Society (WSS) is an international society devoted to maritime and naval history.

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4.7 inch QF Mark IX & XII

The 4.7 inch QF Mark IX and Mark XIIMark IX.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Jersey_(F72)

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