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Index HMS K13

HMS K13 was a steam-propelled First World War K class submarine of the Royal Navy. [1]

33 relations: Airlock, Argyll, Ballast tank, Barge, British 18 inch torpedo, British K-class submarine, Carlingford, New South Wales, Conning tower, Diesel generator, Electric battery, Electric motor, Engine room, Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Fort Blockhouse, Gare Loch, Glasgow, Godfrey Herbert, HMS E50, HMS K14, HMS K5, Horsepower, Marine salvage, Morse code, River Clyde, Royal Navy, Steam turbine, Submarine, Sunderland, Telegraphist, Ton, Torpedo, Underwater diving, World War I.


An airlock is a device which permits the passage of people and objects between a pressure vessel and its surroundings while minimizing the change of pressure in the vessel and loss of air from it.

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Argyll (archaically Argyle, Earra-Ghàidheal in modern Gaelic), sometimes anglicised as Argyllshire, is a historic county and registration county of western Scotland.

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Ballast tank

A ballast tank is a compartment within a boat, ship or other floating structure that holds water, which is used as ballast to provide stability for a vessel.

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A barge is a flat-bottomed ship, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods.

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British 18 inch torpedo

There have been a number of 18 inch torpedoes in service with the United Kingdom.

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British K-class submarine

The K-class submarines were a class of steam-propelled submarines of the Royal Navy designed in 1913.

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Carlingford, New South Wales

Carlingford is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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Conning tower

A conning tower is a raised platform on a ship or submarine, often armored, from which an officer can conn the vessel, i.e., give directions to the helmsman.

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Diesel generator

A diesel generator is the combination of a diesel engine with an electric generator (often an alternator) to generate electrical energy.

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Electric battery

An electric battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells with external connections provided to power electrical devices such as flashlights, smartphones, and electric cars.

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Electric motor

An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.

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Engine room

On a ship, the engine room or ER is the propulsion machinery spaces of the vessel.

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Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company

The Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Limited was a Scottish shipbuilding company in the Govan area on the Clyde in Glasgow.

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Fort Blockhouse

Fort Blockhouse is a military establishment in Gosport, Hampshire, England, and the final version of a complicated site.

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Gare Loch

The Gare Loch or Gareloch (Gaelic: An Gearr Loch) is a sea loch in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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

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Godfrey Herbert

Captain Godfrey Herbert, DSO and bar, (28 February 1884 – 8 August 1961) was an officer of the Royal Navy who was sometimes referred to as 'Baralong Herbert', in reference to the Baralong incidents that took place during World War I. In a naval career stretching from 1898 to 1919, and with a return to duty between 1939 and 1943 in World War II, Herbert had several close encounters with death.

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HMS E50 was a British E class submarine built by John Brown, Clydebank.

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HMS K14 was a K class submarine built by Fairfields in Govan, Scotland.

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HMS K5 was one of the K-class submarines that served in the Royal Navy from 1917-1921.

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Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).

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Marine salvage

Marine salvage is the process of recovering a ship and its cargo after a shipwreck or other maritime casualty.

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Morse code

Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment.

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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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Royal Navy

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

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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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A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 miles northeast of Durham, 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh, 104 miles north-northeast of Manchester, 77 miles north of Leeds, and 240 miles north-northwest of London.

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A telegraphist (British English), telegrapher (American English), or telegraph operator is an operator who uses a telegraph key to send and receive the Morse code in order to communicate by land lines or radio.

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The ton is a unit of measure.

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A modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.

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Underwater diving

Underwater diving, as a human activity, is the practice of descending below the water's surface to interact with the environment.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_K13

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