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HMS Murray (F91)

Index HMS Murray (F91)

HMS Murray (F91) was one of a dozen Blackwood-class frigate (also known as the Type 14 class) of second-rate anti-submarine frigates built for the Royal Navy in the 1950s. [1]

25 relations: Alexander Stephen and Sons, Anti-submarine warfare, Beam (nautical), Blackwood-class frigate, Bofors 40 mm gun, Ceremonial ship launching, Displacement (ship), Draft (hull), Drive shaft, English Electric, Frigate, George Murray (Royal Navy officer, born 1759), Govan, Kiel, Length overall, Limbo (weapon), Naval rating, Norman Wisdom, Pennant number, Quarterdeck, Royal Navy, Shipyard, Steam turbine, The Bulldog Breed, Water-tube boiler.

Alexander Stephen and Sons

Alexander Stephen and Sons Limited, often referred to simply as Alex Stephens or just Stephens, was a Scottish shipbuilding company based in Linthouse, Glasgow, on the River Clyde.

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Anti-submarine warfare

Anti-submarine warfare (ASW, or in older form A/S) is a branch of underwater warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, or other submarines to find, track and deter, damage, or destroy enemy submarines.

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Beam (nautical)

The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship's nominal waterline.

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Blackwood-class frigate

The Type 14 Blackwood class were a ship class of minimal "second-rate" anti-submarine warfare frigates.

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Bofors 40 mm gun

--> The Bofors 40 mm gun, often referred to simply as the Bofors gun, is an anti-aircraft/multi-purpose autocannon designed in the 1930s by the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors.

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Ceremonial ship launching

Ceremonial ship launching is the process of transferring a vessel to the water.

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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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Draft (hull)

The draft or draught of a ship's hull is the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of the hull (keel), with the thickness of the hull included; in the case of not being included the draft outline would be obtained.

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Drive shaft

A drive shaft, driveshaft, driving shaft, propeller shaft (prop shaft), or Cardan shaft is a mechanical component for transmitting torque and rotation, usually used to connect other components of a drive train that cannot be connected directly because of distance or the need to allow for relative movement between them.

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English Electric

The English Electric Company Limited was a British industrial manufacturer formed after the armistice of World War I at the end of 1918.

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Frigate

A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.

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George Murray (Royal Navy officer, born 1759)

Vice-Admiral Sir George Murray KCB (January 1759 – 28 February 1819) was an officer in the Royal Navy who saw service in a wide range of theatres and campaigns.

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Govan

Govan (Scottish Gaelic: Baile a' Ghobhainn) is a district, parish, and former burgh now part of south-west City of Glasgow, Scotland.

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Kiel

Kiel is the capital and most populous city in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, with a population of 249,023 (2016).

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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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Limbo (weapon)

Limbo, or Anti Submarine Mortar Mark 10 (A/S Mk.10), was the final British development of a forward-throwing anti-submarine weapon originally designed during the Second World War.

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Naval rating

A naval rating is an enlisted member of a country's navy, subordinate to warrant officers and officers, and hence not conferred by commission or warrant.

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Norman Wisdom

Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom, (4 February 1915 – 4 October 2010) was an English actor, comedian, and singer-songwriter best known for a series of comedy films produced between 1953 and 1966 featuring his hapless onscreen character that was often called Norman Pitkin.

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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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Quarterdeck

The quarterdeck is a raised deck behind the main mast of a sailing ship.

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Royal Navy

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

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Shipyard

A shipyard (also called a dockyard) is a place where ships are built and repaired.

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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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The Bulldog Breed

The Bulldog Breed is a 1960 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom and directed by Robert Asher.

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Water-tube boiler

A high pressure watertube boiler (also spelled water-tube and water tube) is a type of boiler in which water circulates in tubes heated externally by the fire.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Murray_(F91)

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