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HMS K17

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HMS K17 was a British K class submarine built by Vickers in Barrow-in-Furness. [1]

18 relations: Anti-aircraft warfare, Barrow-in-Furness, Battle of May Island, Boiler, Bow (ship), British 18 inch torpedo, British K-class submarine, Deck gun, Diesel generator, Electric battery, Electric motor, Protection of Military Remains Act 1986, Ship's company, Steam turbine, Submarine, Torpedo tube, Vickers, Yarrow Shipbuilders.

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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Barrow-in-Furness

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

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Battle of May Island

The Battle of May Island is the name given to the series of accidents that occurred during Operation E.C.1 in 1918.

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Boiler

A boiler is a closed vessel in which fluid (generally water) is heated.

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Bow (ship)

The bow is the forward part of the hull of a ship or boat, the point that is usually most forward when the vessel is underway.

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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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Deck gun

A deck gun is a type of naval artillery mounted on the deck of a submarine.

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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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Protection of Military Remains Act 1986

The Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (1986 c. 35) is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom which provides protection for the wreckage of military aircraft and designated military vessels.

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Ship's company

A ship's company comprises all officers, non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel aboard a naval vessel.

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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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Submarine

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

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Torpedo tube

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

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Vickers

Vickers was a famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies from 1828 until 1999.

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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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_K17

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