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HMS Theseus (R64)

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HMS Theseus (R64) was a ''Colossus''-class light fleet aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy. [1]

52 relations: Aircraft carrier, Bofors 40 mm gun, Boyd Trophy, British Pacific Fleet, C-class destroyer (1943), Close air support, Combat air patrol, Commonwealth of Nations, Consul (representative), Distinguished Service Cross (United Kingdom), Exercise Grand Slam, Fairey Firefly, Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Fleet review (Commonwealth realms), Govan, Hawker Sea Fury, Helicopter, HMAS Bataan (I91), HMCS Huron (G24), HMS Consort (R76), HMS Cossack (R57), HMS Glory, HMS Glory (R62), HMS Ocean (R68), HMS Unicorn (I72), Home Fleet, Inverkeithing, IX Corps (United States), Japan, Korea, Korean War, List of Fleet Air Arm groups, Nampo, Osan, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Navy, Sea of Japan, Seattle, Steam turbine, Suez Crisis, Suwon, The Bridges at Toko-Ri, United States Fleet Activities Sasebo, USS Bataan (CVL-29), USS English, USS Sperry (AS-12), Victory in Europe Day, Vought F4U Corsair, Wonju, 1942 Design Light Fleet Carrier, ..., 1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron (Royal Navy), 25th Infantry Division (United States). Expand index (2 more) »

Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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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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Boyd Trophy

The Boyd Trophy is a silver model of a Fairey Swordfish, which was presented by the Fairey Aviation Company Limited in 1946, in commemoration of the work for Naval Aviation of Admiral Sir Denis Boyd, KCB, CBE, DSC RN.

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British Pacific Fleet

The British Pacific Fleet (BPF) was a Royal Navy formation which saw action against Japan during the Second World War.

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C-class destroyer (1943)

The C class was a class of 32 destroyers of the Royal Navy that were launched from 1943 to 1945.

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Close air support

In military tactics, close air support (CAS) is defined as air action such as air strikes by fixed or rotary-winged aircraft against hostile targets that are in close proximity to friendly forces and which requires detailed integration of each air mission with fire and movement of these forces and attacks with aerial bombs, glide bombs, missiles, rockets, aircraft cannons, machine guns, and even directed-energy weapons such as lasers.

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Combat air patrol

Combat air patrol (CAP) is a type of flying mission for fighter aircraft.

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Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.

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Consul (representative)

A consul is an official representative of the government of one state in the territory of another, normally acting to assist and protect the citizens of the consul's own country, and to facilitate trade and friendship between the people of the two countries.

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Distinguished Service Cross (United Kingdom)

The Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) is a third level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and British Merchant Navy, and formerly also to officers of other Commonwealth countries.

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Exercise Grand Slam

Exercise Grand Slam was an early major naval exercise of the newly formed North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

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Fairey Firefly

The Fairey Firefly was a British Second World War-era carrier-borne fighter aircraft and anti-submarine aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm (FAA).

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Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company

The Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Limited was a Scottish shipbuilding company in the Govan area on the Clyde in Glasgow.

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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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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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Hawker Sea Fury

The Hawker Sea Fury is a British fighter aircraft designed and manufactured by Hawker.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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HMAS Bataan (I91)

HMAS Bataan (D9/I91/D191) was a destroyer of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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HMCS Huron (G24)

HMCS Huron was a that served in the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War and the Korean War.

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HMS Consort (R76)

HMS Consort was a C-class destroyer of the Royal Navy, launched on 19 October 1944 and commissioned on 19 March 1946. Whilst berthed at Nanking, Consort suffered 49 casualties in 1949 after being attacked by the Chinese. She suffered further loss during the Yangtze Incident in an attempt to tow the sloop from a mudbank, taking 56 direct hits, and causing casualties of 23 wounded and a further ten dead. Following decommissioning she was sold to the Prince of Wales Drydock Co, Swansea, Wales, arriving there on 15 March 1961 for scrapping.

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HMS Cossack (R57)

HMS Cossack was a Royal Navy destroyer launched on 10 May 1944.

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HMS Glory

Ten ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Glory, or the French variant HMS Gloire.

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HMS Glory (R62)

HMS Glory (R62) was a ''Colossus''-class aircraft carrier of the British Royal Navy laid down on 27 August 1942 by Harland and Wolff at Belfast.

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HMS Ocean (R68)

HMS Ocean was a Royal Navy ''Colossus''-class light fleet aircraft carrier of 13,190 tons built in Glasgow by Alexander Stephen and Sons.

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HMS Unicorn (I72)

HMS Unicorn was an aircraft repair ship and light aircraft carrier built for the Royal Navy in the late 1930s.

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Home Fleet

The Home Fleet was a fleet of the Royal Navy that operated in the United Kingdom's territorial waters from 1902 with intervals until 1967.

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Inverkeithing

Inverkeithing is a town and a royal burgh, and parish, in Fife, Scotland, located on the Firth of Forth.

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IX Corps (United States)

IX Corps was a corps of the United States Army.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Korea

Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).

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List of Fleet Air Arm groups

This is a list of all the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm groups that were formed.

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Nampo

Nampo (North Korean official spelling: Nampho), also spelled Namp'o, is a city and seaport in South Pyongan Province, North Korea, which lies on the northern shore of the Taedong River, 15 km east of the river's mouth.

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Osan

Osan is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, approximately 35 km south of Seoul.

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Royal Australian Navy

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force.

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Royal Navy

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

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Sea of Japan

The Sea of Japan (see below for other names) is a marginal sea between the Japanese archipelago, Sakhalin, the Korean Peninsula and Russia.

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Seattle

Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.

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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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Suez Crisis

The Suez Crisis, or the Second Arab–Israeli War, also named the Tripartite Aggression (in the Arab world) and Operation Kadesh or Sinai War (in Israel),Also named: Suez Canal Crisis, Suez War, Suez–Sinai war, Suez Campaign, Sinai Campaign, Operation Musketeer (أزمة السويس /‎ العدوان الثلاثي, "Suez Crisis"/ "the Tripartite Aggression"; Crise du canal de Suez; מבצע קדש "Operation Kadesh", or מלחמת סיני, "Sinai War") was an invasion of Egypt in late 1956 by Israel, followed by the United Kingdom and France.

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Suwon

Suwon (Hangul: 수원, Hanja: 水原) is the capital and largest metropolis of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea's most populous province which surrounds Seoul, the national capital. Suwon lies about south of Seoul. It is traditionally known as "The City of Filial Piety". With a population close to 1.2 million, it is larger than Ulsan, although it is not governed as a metropolitan city. Suwon has existed in various forms throughout Korea's history, growing from a small settlement to become a major industrial and cultural center. It is the only remaining completely walled city in South Korea. The city walls are one of the more popular tourist destinations in Gyeonggi Province. Samsung Electronics R&D center and headquarters are in Suwon. The city is served by two motorways, the national railway network, and the Seoul Metropolitan Subway. Suwon is a major educational center, home to 11 universities. Suwon is home to football club Suwon Samsung Bluewings, which have won the K League on four occasions and AFC Champions League twice. The KT Wiz of the Korea Baseball Organization also plays in Suwon.

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri

The Bridges at Toko-Ri is a 1954 American war film about the Korean War and stars William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney, and Robert Strauss.

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United States Fleet Activities Sasebo

U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo is a United States Navy base, in Sasebo, Japan, on the island of Kyūshū.

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USS Bataan (CVL-29)

USS Bataan (CVL-29/AVT-4), originally planned as USS Buffalo (CL-99) and also classified as CV-29, was an 11,000 ton light aircraft carrier which was commissioned in the United States Navy during World War II.

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USS English

USS English (DD-696), an, named for Rear Admiral Robert Henry English, a submariner who commanded the cruiser and was awarded the Navy Cross and the Navy Distinguished Service Medal.

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USS Sperry (AS-12)

USS Sperry (AS-12) was a in the United States Navy.

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Victory in Europe Day

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day, celebrated on May 8, 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces.

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Vought F4U Corsair

The Vought F4U Corsair is an American fighter aircraft that saw service primarily in World War II and the Korean War.

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Wonju

Wonju is the most populous city in Gangwon province, South Korea.

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1942 Design Light Fleet Carrier

The 1942 Design Light Fleet Carrier, commonly referred to as the British Light Fleet Carrier, was a light aircraft carrier design created by the Royal Navy during the Second World War, and used by eight naval forces between 1944 and 2001.

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1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron (Royal Navy)

The 1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron was a formation of Royal Navy aircraft carriers assigned to the British Pacific Fleet in November 1943.

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25th Infantry Division (United States)

The 25th Infantry Division (nicknamed "Tropic Lightning") is a United States Army division based at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Theseus_(R64)

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