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HMS K26

Index HMS K26

HMS K26 was the only modified K-class submarine of Britain's Royal Navy to be completed. [1]

27 relations: Barrow-in-Furness, Boiler, British 18 inch torpedo, British 21 inch torpedo, British K-class submarine, Chatham Dockyard, Colombo, Diesel generator, Electric battery, Electric motor, Funnel, Gibraltar, Hydroplane (boat), London Naval Treaty, Malta, Nuclear power, Propeller, Royal Navy, Singapore, Steam turbine, Submarine, Suez Canal, Torpedo tube, United Kingdom, Vickers, Weather, World War I.

Barrow-in-Furness

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

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Boiler

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

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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 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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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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Chatham Dockyard

Chatham Dockyard was a Royal Navy Dockyard located on the River Medway in Kent.

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Colombo

Colombo (translit,; translit) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.

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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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Funnel

A funnel is a pipe with a wide (often conical) mouth and a narrow stem.

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Gibraltar

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

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Hydroplane (boat)

A hydroplane (or hydro, or thunderboat) is a fast motorboat, where the hull shape is such that at speed, the weight of the boat is supported by planing forces, rather than simple buoyancy.

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London Naval Treaty

The Treaty for the Limitation and Reduction of Naval Armament, commonly known as the London Naval Treaty, was an agreement between the United Kingdom, Japan, France, Italy and the United States, signed on 22 April 1930, which regulated submarine warfare and limited naval shipbuilding.

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Malta

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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Nuclear power

Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce electricity in a nuclear power plant.

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Propeller

A propeller is a type of fan that transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust.

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Royal Navy

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

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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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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Suez Canal

thumb The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez.

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Torpedo tube

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

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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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Vickers

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

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Weather

Weather is the state of the atmosphere, describing for example the degree to which it is hot or cold, wet or dry, calm or stormy, clear or cloudy.

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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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_K26

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