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HMS Union (N56)

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HMS Union was a British U class submarine, of the second group of that class, built by Vickers Armstrong, Barrow-in-Furness. [1]

14 relations: Barrow-in-Furness, British 21 inch torpedo, British U-class submarine, Deck gun, Diesel engine, Electric motor, Malta, Mediterranean Sea, Pietro Querini, QF 12-pounder 12 cwt naval gun, Spica-class torpedo boat, Torpedo boat, Torpedo tube, Vickers-Armstrongs.


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

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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 U-class submarine

The British U-class submarines (officially "War Emergency 1940 and 1941 programmes, short hull ") were a class of 49 small submarines built just before and during the Second World War.

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Deck gun

A deck gun is a type of naval artillery mounted on the deck of a submarine.

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Diesel engine

The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).

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Electric motor

An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.

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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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Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa and on the east by the Levant.

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Pietro Querini

Pietro Querini was a 15th-century sailing captain from the Republic of Venice.

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QF 12-pounder 12 cwt naval gun

The QF 12-pounder 12-cwt gun (abbreviated as Q.F. 12-pdr. (12-cwt.), the War Office, 1925) was a common, versatile calibre naval gun introduced in 1894 and used until the middle of the 20th century.

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Spica-class torpedo boat

The Spica class were a class of torpedo boats of the Regia Marina (Royal Italian Navy) during World War II.

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Torpedo boat

A torpedo boat is a relatively small and fast naval ship designed to carry torpedoes into battle.

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Torpedo tube

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

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Vickers-Armstrongs Limited was a British engineering conglomerate formed by the merger of the assets of Vickers Limited and Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Company in 1927.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Union_(N56)

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