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HMS Tenacious (R45)

Index HMS Tenacious (R45)

HMS Tenacious was a T-class destroyer of the Royal Navy that saw service during the Second World War. [1]

32 relations: Anti-submarine weapon, Battle of Okinawa, Battle of the Mediterranean, Birkenhead, Bofors 40 mm gun, British 21 inch torpedo, Bungay, Cammell Laird, Destroyer, Elizabeth II, Fleet review (Commonwealth realms), Frigate, HMNB Devonport, Length between perpendiculars, Length overall, Northern Ireland, Oerlikon 20 mm cannon, Operation Dragoon, Pennant number, Plymouth, River Foyle, River Mersey, Rosyth, Rothesay, Bute, Royal Navy, S and T-class destroyer, Squid (weapon), Torpedo tube, Troon, Type 16 frigate, World War II, 4.7 inch QF Mark IX & XII.

Anti-submarine weapon

An anti-submarine weapon (ASW) is any one of a number of devices that are intended to act against a submarine and its crew, to destroy (sink) the vessel or reduce its capability as a weapon of war.

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Battle of Okinawa

The (Uchinaa ikusa), codenamed Operation Iceberg, was a major battle of the Pacific War fought on the island of Okinawa by United States Marine and Army forces against the Imperial Japanese Army.

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Battle of the Mediterranean

The Battle of the Mediterranean was the name given to the naval campaign fought in the Mediterranean Sea during World War II, from 10 June 1940 to 2 May 1945.

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Birkenhead

Birkenhead is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England.

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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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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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Bungay

Bungay is a market town and electoral ward in the English county of Suffolk.

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Cammell Laird

Cammell Laird is a British shipbuilding company.

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Destroyer

In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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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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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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HMNB Devonport

Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport (HMNB Devonport), is the largest naval base in Western Europe and is the sole nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy.

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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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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Oerlikon 20 mm cannon

and --> The Oerlikon 20 mm cannon is a series of autocannons, based on an original German 20 mm Becker design that appeared very early in World War I. It was widely produced by Oerlikon Contraves and others, with various models employed by both Allied and Axis forces during World War II, and many versions still in use today.

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Operation Dragoon

Operation Dragoon (initially Operation Anvil) was the code name for the Allied invasion of Southern France on 15August 1944.

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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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Plymouth

Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.

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River Foyle

The River Foyle is a river in west Ulster in the northwest of the island of Ireland, which flows from the confluence of the rivers Finn and Mourne at the towns of Lifford in County Donegal, Republic of Ireland, and Strabane in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

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River Mersey

The River Mersey is a river in the North West of England.

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Rosyth

Rosyth (Ros Fhìobh, "headland of Fife") is a town on the Firth of Forth, three miles (4.8 km) south of the centre of Dunfermline.

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Rothesay, Bute

Rothesay (Baile Bhòid) is the principal town on the Isle of Bute, in the council area of Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Royal Navy

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

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S and T-class destroyer

The S and T class was a class of sixteen destroyers of the Royal Navy launched in 1942–1943.

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Squid (weapon)

Squid was a British World War II ship-mounted anti-submarine weapon.

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Torpedo tube

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

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Troon

Troon is a town in South Ayrshire, situated on the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland, about north of Ayr and northwest of Glasgow Prestwick Airport.

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Type 16 frigate

The Type 16 frigates were a class of British anti-submarine frigates of the Royal Navy.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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4.7 inch QF Mark IX & XII

The 4.7 inch QF Mark IX and Mark XIIMark IX.

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Redirects here:

HMS Tenacious (D44), HMS Tenacious (F44).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Tenacious_(R45)

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