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QF 4.5-inch Mk I – V naval gun

Index 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. [1]

78 relations: Aircraft carrier, Albany, Western Australia, Anti-aircraft warfare, Auckland, Audacious-class aircraft carrier, Australian National Maritime Museum, Australian Navy Cadets, Battle-class destroyer, Battlecruiser, Battleship, Bendigo, British Army, C-class destroyer (1943), Caliber (artillery), Chatham Historic Dockyard, Clandestine Immigration and Naval Museum, Commonwealth of Nations, Condell-class frigate, County-class destroyer, Crib Point, Victoria, Daring-class destroyer (1949), Destroyer, Devonport Naval Base, Devonport, New Zealand, Dido-class cruiser, Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower, Falklands War, Flinders, Victoria, Garden Island (Western Australia), Gosport, HACS, Haifa, Hampshire, HMAS Cerberus (naval base), HMAS Stirling, HMAS Stuart (DE 48), HMAS Swan (DE 50), HMAS Torrens (DE 53), HMNZS Canterbury (F421), HMNZS Taranaki, HMNZS Waikato (F55), HMS Ark Royal (91), HMS Cavalier (R73), HMS Scylla (98), HMS Zodiac, Ian V. Hogg, Illustrious-class aircraft carrier, Implacable-class aircraft carrier, Korean War, Leander-class frigate, ..., Leopard-class frigate, List of anti-aircraft guns, List of naval guns by caliber, Malta-class aircraft carrier, Naval artillery, Nueva Esparta-class destroyer, Princess Royal Fortress, QF 4 inch Mk V naval gun, Queen Elizabeth-class battleship, Renown-class battlecruiser, Returned and Services League of Australia, River-class destroyer escort, Roman numerals, Rothesay-class frigate, Royal Navy, Salisbury-class frigate, Spectacle Island (Port Jackson), Te Papapa, Thales Australia, Tribal-class frigate, Van Speijk-class frigate, W and Z-class destroyer, Whitby-class frigate, World War II, 12.8 cm FlaK 40, 4.5 inch Mark 8 naval gun, 4.7 inch QF Mark IX & XII, 5"/38 caliber gun. Expand index (28 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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Albany, Western Australia

Albany is a port city in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, 418 km SE of Perth, the state capital.

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Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Auckland

Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.

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Audacious-class aircraft carrier

The Audacious-class aircraft carriers were a class of aircraft carriers proposed by the British government in the 1930s - 1940s and completed after the Second World War.

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Australian National Maritime Museum

The Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) is a federally operated maritime museum in Darling Harbour, Sydney.

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Australian Navy Cadets

The Australian Navy Cadets (ANC) is a voluntary youth organisation owned and sponsored by the Royal Australian Navy.

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Battle-class destroyer

The Battle class were a class of destroyers of the British Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN), named after naval or other battles fought by British or English forces.

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Battlecruiser

The battlecruiser, or battle cruiser, was a type of capital ship of the first half of the 20th century.

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Battleship

A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of large caliber guns.

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Bendigo

Bendigo is a city in Victoria, Australia, located very close to the geographical centre of the state and approximately north west of the state capital, Melbourne.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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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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Caliber (artillery)

In artillery, caliber or calibredifference in British English and American English spelling is the internal diameter of a gun barrel, or by extension a relative measure of the length.

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Chatham Historic Dockyard

Chatham Historic Dockyard is a maritime museum on part of the site of the former royal/naval dockyard at Chatham in Kent, South East England.

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Clandestine Immigration and Naval Museum

Clandestine Immigration and Naval Museum is an Israel navy museum located in Haifa, Israel.

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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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Condell-class frigate

The Condell class was the name given to a class of two new build and upgraded type s of the Chilean Navy, Almirante Condell and Almirante Lynch.

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County-class destroyer

The County class was a class of guided missile destroyer, the first such vessels built by the Royal Navy.

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Crib Point, Victoria

Crib Point is a town in, Victoria, Australia, as a part of the urban enclave on Western Port comprising Bittern, Crib Point, Hastings, Tyabb, and Somerville.

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Daring-class destroyer (1949)

The Daring class was a class of eleven destroyers built for the Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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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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Devonport Naval Base

Devonport Naval Base is the home of the Royal New Zealand Navy, located at Devonport, New Zealand on Auckland's North Shore.

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Devonport, New Zealand

Devonport is a harbourside suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.

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Dido-class cruiser

The Dido class was a class of sixteen (including five within the Bellona sub-class) light cruisers built for the British Royal Navy.

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Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower

Explosion! is the Museum of Naval Firepower situated in the former Royal Naval Armaments Depot at Priddy's Hard, in Gosport, Hampshire, England.

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Falklands War

The Falklands War (Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, Malvinas War, South Atlantic Conflict, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands, and its territorial dependency, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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Flinders, Victoria

Flinders once known as Mendi-Moke, is a town south of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located on the Mornington Peninsula at the point where Western Port meets Bass Strait.

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Garden Island (Western Australia)

Garden Island is a slender island about long and wide, lying about off the Western Australian coast, to which it is now linked by a man-made causeway.

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Gosport

Gosport is a town in Hampshire on the south coast of England.

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HACS

High Angle Control System (HACS) was a British anti-aircraft fire-control system employed by the Royal Navy from 1931 onwards and used widely during World War II.

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Haifa

Haifa (חֵיפָה; حيفا) is the third-largest city in Israel – after Jerusalem and Tel Aviv– with a population of in.

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Hampshire

Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.

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HMAS Cerberus (naval base)

HMAS Cerberus is a Royal Australian Navy (RAN) base that serves as the primary training establishment for RAN personnel.

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HMAS Stirling

HMAS Stirling is a Royal Australian Navy (RAN) base that is part of fleet Base West situated on the west coast of Australia.

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HMAS Stuart (DE 48)

HMAS Stuart (F21/DE 48) was one of six River-class destroyer escorts built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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HMAS Swan (DE 50)

HMAS Swan (DE 50), named for the Swan River, was a of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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HMAS Torrens (DE 53)

HMAS Torrens (DE 53) was a River class destroyer escort of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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HMNZS Canterbury (F421)

HMNZS Canterbury (F421) was one of two broad beam ''Leander''-class frigates operated by the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) from 1971 to 2005.

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HMNZS Taranaki

HMNZS Taranaki (F148) was a modified in service with the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) from 1960 to 1982.

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HMNZS Waikato (F55)

HMNZS Waikato (F55) was a ''Leander'' Batch 2TA frigate of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN).

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HMS Ark Royal (91)

HMS Ark Royal (pennant number 91) was an aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy that served during the Second World War.

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HMS Cavalier (R73)

HMS Cavalier is a retired destroyer of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Scylla (98)

HMS Scylla was a ''Dido''-class cruiser of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Zodiac

HMS Zodiac was a Z-class destroyer of the Royal Navy built in 1944 by John I. Thornycroft, Woolston.

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Ian V. Hogg

Ian Vernon Hogg (1926 – 7 March 2002) was a British author of books on firearms, artillery, ammunition, and fortification, as well as biographies of several famous general officers.

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Illustrious-class aircraft carrier

The Illustrious class was a class of aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy that included some of the most important British warships in the Second World War.

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Implacable-class aircraft carrier

The Implacable-class aircraft carrier was a class of two aircraft carriers built for the Royal Navy during World War II.

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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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Leander-class frigate

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.

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Leopard-class frigate

The Type 41 or Leopard class were a class of anti-aircraft defence frigates built for the Royal Navy (4 ships) and Indian Navy (3 ships) in the 1950s.

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List of anti-aircraft guns

Anti-aircraft guns are weapons designed to attack aircraft.

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List of naval guns by caliber

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Malta-class aircraft carrier

The Malta-class aircraft carrier was a British large aircraft carrier design of World War II.

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Naval artillery

Naval artillery is artillery mounted on a warship, originally used only for naval warfare, later also for naval gunfire support against targets on land, and for anti-aircraft use.

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Nueva Esparta-class destroyer

The Nueva Esparta-class destroyers were a class of destroyers used by the navy of Venezuela.

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Princess Royal Fortress

Princess Royal Fortress also known as Albany Forts was a fortress on the northern shore of Atatürk entrance on Princess Royal Harbour on Mount Adelaide overlooking King George Sound in Albany, Western Australia.

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QF 4 inch Mk V naval gun

The QF 4 inch Mk V gunMk V.

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Queen Elizabeth-class battleship

The Queen Elizabeth-class battleships were a class of five super-dreadnoughts of the Royal Navy commissioned in 1915–16.

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Renown-class battlecruiser

The Renown class comprised a pair of battlecruisers built during the First World War for the Royal Navy.

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Returned and Services League of Australia

The Returned and Services League, Australia (RSL) is a support organisation for men and women who have served or are serving in the Defence Force.

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River-class destroyer escort

The River class was a class of six destroyer escorts (originally designated anti-submarine frigates) operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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Roman numerals

The numeric system represented by Roman numerals originated in ancient Rome and remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages.

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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 Navy

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

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Salisbury-class frigate

The Type 61 Salisbury class were a class of four British aircraft direction (AD) (or radar picket) frigates built for the Royal Navy in the 1950s.

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Spectacle Island (Port Jackson)

Spectacle Island is an island in the Parramatta River and Sydney Harbour, in Sydney, Australia.

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Te Papapa

Te Papapa is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.

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Thales Australia

Thales Australia (formerly ADI Limited) is a defence contractor for the Australian Defence Force, based in Australia.

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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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Van Speijk-class frigate

The Van Speijk-class frigates were built for the Royal Netherlands Navy in the 1960s.

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W and Z-class destroyer

The W and Z class was a class of sixteen destroyers of the Royal Navy launched in 1943–1944.

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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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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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12.8 cm FlaK 40

The 12.8 cm FlaK 40 was a German World War II anti-aircraft gun.

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4.5 inch Mark 8 naval gun

The 4.5 inch Mark 8 is a British naval gun system which currently equips the Royal Navy's destroyers and frigates, and some British destroyers and frigates sold to other countries.

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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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5"/38 caliber gun

The Mark 12 5"/38 caliber gun was a United States naval gun.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QF_4.5-inch_Mk_I_–_V_naval_gun

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