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Leander-class frigate

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The Leander-class, or Type 12M frigates,Purvis, M.K., 'Post War RN Frigate and Guided Missile Destroyer Design 1944-1969', Transactions, Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), 1974 comprising twenty-six vessels, was among the most numerous and long-lived classes of frigate in the Royal Navy's modern history. [1]

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Air conditioning

Air conditioning (often referred to as AC, A/C, or air con) is the process of removing heat and moisture from the interior of an occupied space, to improve the comfort of occupants.

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Alexander Stephen and Sons

Alexander Stephen and Sons Limited, often referred to simply as Alex Stephens or just Stephens, was a Scottish shipbuilding company based in Linthouse, Glasgow, on the River Clyde.

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Babcock & Wilcox

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, originally Babcock, Wilcox & Company and then The Babcock & Wilcox Company, is an American power generation company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Bay of Islands

The Bay of Islands is an area on the east coast of the Far North District of the North Island of New Zealand.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Belfast

Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.

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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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Bridge (nautical)

The bridge of a ship is the room or platform from which the ship can be commanded.

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Cammell Laird

Cammell Laird is a British shipbuilding company.

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CBRN defense

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRN defense or CBRNE defense) is protective measures taken in situations in which chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear warfare (including terrorism) hazards may be present.

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Chilean Navy

The Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile) is the naval force of Chile.

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Classical mythology

Classical Greco-Roman mythology, Greek and Roman mythology or Greco-Roman mythology is both the body of and the study of myths from the ancient Greeks and Romans as they are used or transformed by cultural reception.

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Clydebank

Clydebank is a town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Cornwall

Cornwall (Kernow) is a county in South West England in the United Kingdom.

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Cowes

Cowes is an English seaport town and civil parish on the Isle of Wight.

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Cruiser

A cruiser is a type of warship.

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Devonport, Plymouth

Devonport, formerly named Plymouth Dock or just Dock, is a district of Plymouth in the English county of Devon, although it was, at one time, the more important settlement.

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Ecuadorian Navy

The Ecuadorian Navy is responsible for the surveillance and protection of national maritime territory and has a personnel of 9,127 men to protect a coastline of 2,237 km which reaches far into the Pacific Ocean.

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Exocet

The Exocet (French for "flying fish" The missile's name was given by M. Guillot, then technical director at Nord Aviation, after the French name for flying fish.) is a French-built anti-ship missile whose various versions can be launched from surface vessels, submarines, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.

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Flush deck

Flush deck is a term in naval architecture.

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Forecastle

The forecastle (abbreviated fo'c'sle or fo'c's'le) is the upper deck of a sailing ship forward of the foremast, or the forward part of a ship with the sailors' living quarters.

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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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Geoffrey Biggs

Vice Admiral Sir Geoffrey William Roger Biggs KCB (23 November 1938 – 29 June 2002) was a Royal Navy officer who became Deputy Commander-in-Chief Fleet.

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Greenock

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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Harland and Wolff

Harland & Wolff Heavy Industries is a heavy industrial company, specialising in ship repair, conversion, and offshore construction, located in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Hawthorn Leslie and Company

R.

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Hebburn

Hebburn is a small town situated on the south bank of the River Tyne in North East England sandwiched between the towns of Jarrow and Gateshead and to the south of Walker.

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Helicopter deck

A helicopter deck (or helo deck) is a helicopter pad on the deck of a ship, usually located on the stern and always clear of obstacles that would prove hazardous to a helicopter landing.

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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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HMNB Portsmouth

Her Majesty's Naval Base, Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth) is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the British Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Clyde and HMNB Devonport).

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HMS Achilles (F12)

HMS Achilles was a of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Ajax (F114)

HMS Ajax was a of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Andromeda (F57)

HMS Andromeda was a of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Apollo (F70)

HMS Apollo was a batch 3B broadbeam of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Arethusa (F38)

HMS Arethusa was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Argonaut (F56)

HMS Argonaut (F56) was a of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Ariadne (F72)

HMS Ariadne was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Aurora (F10)

HMS Aurora (F10) was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy (RN).

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HMS Bacchante (F69)

HMS Bacchante (F69) was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Charybdis (F75)

HMS Charybdis (F75) was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy (RN).

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HMS Cleopatra (F28)

HMS Cleopatra (F28) was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy (RN).

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HMS Danae (F47)

HMS Danae was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Dido (F104)

HMS Dido was a Royal Navy (RN) frigate.

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HMS Diomede (F16)

HMS Diomede (F16) was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Euryalus (F15)

HMS Euryalus (F15) was a of the Royal Navy (RN).

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HMS Galatea (F18)

HMS Galatea (F18) was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Hermione (F58)

HMS Hermione (F58) was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy (RN).

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HMS Juno (F52)

HMS Juno was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy (RN).

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HMS Jupiter (F60)

HMS Jupiter (F60) was a Batch 3 of the Royal Navy (RN).

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HMS Leander (F109)

HMS Leander (F109) was the nameship of the of the Royal Navy (RN).

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HMS Minerva (F45)

HMS Minerva (F45) was a frigate of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Naiad (F39)

HMS Naiad (F39) was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy (RN).

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HMS Penelope (F127)

HMS Penelope was a of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Phoebe (F42)

HMS Phoebe (F42) was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy (RN).

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HMS Scylla (F71)

HMS Scylla (F71) was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Sirius (F40)

HMS Sirius (F40) was a of the Royal Navy (RN) built by H.M. Dockyard Portsmouth, and was the penultimate RN warship to be built there for a period of forty years, until Vosper Thorneycroft built.

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Ian Orr-Ewing, Baron Orr-Ewing

Charles Ian Orr-Ewing, Baron Orr-Ewing, OBE (10 February 1912 – 19 August 1999) was a British Conservative politician.

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Ikara (missile)

The Ikara missile was an Australian ship-launched anti-submarine missile, named after an Australian Aboriginal word for "throwing stick".

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indian Navy

The Indian Navy (IN; IAST: Bhāratīya Nau Senā) is the naval branch of the Indian Armed Forces.

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Indonesian Navy

The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Laut, TNI-AL) was founded on 10 September 1945.

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J. Samuel White

J.

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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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John Brown & Company

John Brown and Company of Clydebank was a British marine engineering and shipbuilding firm.

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John I. Thornycroft & Company

John I. Thornycroft & Company Limited, usually known simply as Thornycroft was a British shipbuilding firm founded by John Isaac Thornycroft in Chiswick in 1866.

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John Morris, Baron Morris of Aberavon

John Morris, Baron Morris of Aberavon, (born 5 November 1931) is a retired British politician.

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John Nott

Sir John William Frederic Nott (born 1 February 1932) is a former British Conservative Party politician prominent in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Jonathan Sayeed

Jonathan Sayeed (born 20 March 1948) is a British politician who was a Conservative Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom from 1983 to 1992 and from 1997 to 2005.

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Julian Oswald

Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Julian Robertson Oswald (11 August 1933 – 19 July 2011) was a senior Royal Navy officer.

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Licensed production

Licensed production refers to the local production under license of technology developed elsewhere.

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Limbo (weapon)

Limbo, or Anti Submarine Mortar Mark 10 (A/S Mk.10), was the final British development of a forward-throwing anti-submarine weapon originally designed during the Second World War.

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Linthouse

Linthouse is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow.

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List of naval ship classes in service

The list of naval ship classes in service includes all combatant surface classes in service currently with navies or armed forces and auxiliaries in the world.

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Naval gunfire support

Naval gunfire support (NGFS) (also known as shore bombardment) is the use of naval artillery to provide fire support for amphibious assault and other troops operating within their range.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Pakistan Navy

The Pakistan Navy (rtl; Pɑkistan Bahri'a) (reporting name: PN) is the naval warfare branch of the Pakistan Armed Forces, responsible for Pakistan's of coastline along the Arabian Sea, and the defence of important civilian harbours and military bases.

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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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Petty officer

A petty officer (PO) is a non-commissioned officer in many navies and is given the NATO rank denotion OR-6.

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Porthole

A porthole, sometimes called bull's-eye window or bull's-eye, is a generally circular window used on the hull of ships to admit light and air.

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Portsmouth

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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Prototype

A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from.

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QF 4.5-inch Mk I – V naval gun

The QF 4.5 inch gun has been the standard medium-calibre naval gun used by the Royal Navy as a medium-range weapon capable of use against surface, aircraft and shore bombardment targets since 1938.

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Quarterdeck

The quarterdeck is a raised deck behind the main mast of a sailing ship.

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Rothesay-class frigate

The Rothesay class, or Type 12M frigates were a class of frigates serving with the Royal Navy, South African Navy (where they were called President-class frigates) and the Royal New Zealand Navy.

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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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Royal Netherlands Navy

The Royal Netherlands Navy (Koninklijke Marine, “Royal Navy”) is the navy of the Netherlands.

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Royal New Zealand Navy

The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN; Maori: Te Taua Moana o Aotearoa, "Warriors of the Sea of New Zealand") is the maritime arm of the New Zealand Defence Force. The fleet currently consists of ten ships and eight naval helicopters.

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Scotstoun

Scotstoun is an area of Glasgow, Scotland, west of Glasgow City Centre.

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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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Sea Wolf (missile)

Sea Wolf is a naval guided missile system designed and built by BAC, later to become British Aerospace (BAe) Dynamics (now MBDA).

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Seacat (missile)

Seacat was a British short-range surface-to-air missile system intended to replace the ubiquitous Bofors 40 mm gun aboard warships of all sizes.

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Sinking ships for wreck diving sites

Sinking ships for wreck diving sites is the practice of scuttling old ships to produce artificial reefs suitable for wreck diving, to benefit from commercial revenues from recreational diving of the shipwreck, or to produce a diver training site.

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Sonar

Sonar (originally an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging) is a technique that uses sound propagation (usually underwater, as in submarine navigation) to navigate, communicate with or detect objects on or under the surface of the water, such as other vessels.

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Sting Ray (torpedo)

The Sting Ray torpedo is a current British acoustic homing light-weight torpedo (LWT) manufactured by GEC-Marconi, who were later bought out by BAE Systems.

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Surface-to-air missile

A surface-to-air missile (SAM, pronunced), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM, pronounced), is a missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles.

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Swan Hunter

Swan Hunter, formerly known as "Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson", is a shipbuilding design, engineering, and management company, based in Wallsend, Tyne and Wear.

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Training ship

A training ship is a ship used to train students as sailors.

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Tribal-class frigate

The Type 81, or Tribal class, were ordered and built as Sloops to carry out similar duties to the immediate post war Improved Black Swan Sloops and Loch class frigates in the Gulf.

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Type 21 frigate

The Type 21 frigate, or Amazon-class frigate, was a British Royal Navy general-purpose escort that was designed in the late 1960s, built in the 1970s and served throughout the 1980s into the 1990s.

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Type 22 frigate

The Type 22 Broadsword class was a class of frigate built for the British Royal Navy.

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Type 965 radar

The Type 965 radar was VHF (P band) long range aircraft warning radar used by warships of the Royal Navy from the 1960s onwards.

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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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Wallsend

Wallsend, historically Wallsend on Tyne, is a town in North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, North East of England.

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Warship (TV series)

Warship is a popular British television drama series produced by the BBC between 1973 and 1977.

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Wellington Harbour

Wellington Harbour is the large natural harbour on the southern tip of New Zealand's North Island.

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Westland Lynx

The Westland Lynx is a British multi-purpose military helicopter designed and built by Westland Helicopters at its factory in Yeovil.

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Westland Wasp

The Westland Wasp was a small 1960s British turbine powered, shipboard anti-submarine helicopter.

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Whitby-class frigate

The Type 12 or Whitby-class frigates were a six-ship class of anti-submarine frigates of the British Royal Navy, which entered service late in the 1950s.

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Whitsand Bay

Whitsand Bay, situated in south east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom runs from Rame Head in the east to Portwrinkle in the west.

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Yarrow boiler

Yarrow boilers are an important class of high-pressure water-tube boilers.

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Yarrow Shipbuilders

Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited (YSL), often styled as simply Yarrows, was a major shipbuilding firm based in the Scotstoun district of Glasgow on the River Clyde.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leander-class_frigate

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