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HMS Vampire (P72)

Index HMS Vampire (P72)

HMS Vampire was a V-class submarine of the Royal Navy (RN). [1]

12 relations: Barrow-in-Furness, Battle honour, British 21 inch torpedo, British V-class submarine, Gateshead, Pennant number, QF 3-inch 20 cwt, Royal Navy, Submarine, Vickers, Vickers-Armstrongs, World War II.

Barrow-in-Furness

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

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Battle honour

A battle honour is an award of a right by a government or sovereign to a military unit to emblazon the name of a battle or operation on its flags ("colours"), uniforms or other accessories where ornamentation is possible.

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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 V-class submarine

The British V-class submarine (officially "U-Class Long hull 1941–42 programme") was a class of submarines built for the Royal Navy during the Second World War.

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Gateshead

Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England, on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne.

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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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QF 3-inch 20 cwt

The QF 3 inch 20 cwt anti-aircraft gun became the standard anti-aircraft gun used in the home defence of the United Kingdom against German airships and bombers and on the Western Front in World War I. It was also common on British warships in World War I and submarines in World War II.

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Royal Navy

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

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Submarine

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

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Vickers

Vickers was a famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies from 1828 until 1999.

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Vickers-Armstrongs

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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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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Vampire_(P72)

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