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HMS Opportune (S20)

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HMS Opportune (S20) was an ''Oberon''-class submarine of the Royal Navy. [1]

13 relations: British Porpoise-class submarine, Fleet review (Commonwealth realms), Greenock, Jane's Fighting Ships, Length between perpendiculars, Length overall, Oberon-class submarine, Portsmouth, Royal Navy, Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Spithead, Submarine, Submarine hull.

British Porpoise-class submarine

The Porpoise class was an eight-boat class of diesel-electric submarines operated by the Royal Navy.

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Fleet review (Commonwealth realms)

A fleet review is a traditional gathering of ships from a particular navy to be observed by the reigning monarch or his or her representative, a practice allegedly dating back to the 15th century.

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Greenock (Grianaig) is a town and administrative centre in the Inverclyde council area in Scotland and a former burgh within the historic county of Renfrewshire, located in the west central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Jane's Fighting Ships

Jane's Fighting Ships is an annual reference book (also published online, on CD and microfiche) of information on all the world's warships arranged by nation, including information on ship's names, dimensions, armaments, silhouettes and photographs, etc.

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Length between perpendiculars

Length between perpendiculars (often abbreviated as p/p, p.p., pp, LPP, LBP or Length BPP) is the length of a ship along the waterline from the forward surface of the stem, or main bow perpendicular member, to the after surface of the sternpost, or main stern perpendicular member.

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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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Oberon-class submarine

The Oberon class was a ship class of 27 British-designed submarines operated by five different nations.

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Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.

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Royal Navy

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

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Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company

Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Limited, often referred to simply as Scotts, was a Scottish shipbuilding company based in Greenock on the River Clyde.

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Spithead is an area of the Solent and a roadstead off Gilkicker Point in Hampshire, England.

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

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Submarine hull

A submarine hull has two major components, the light hull and the pressure hull.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Opportune_(S20)

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