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SM U-23 (Austria-Hungary)

Index SM U-23 (Austria-Hungary)

SM U-23 or U-XXIII was a or U-boat built for and operated by the Austro-Hungarian Navy (Kaiserliche und Königliche Kriegsmarine or K.u.K. Kriegsmarine) during the First World War. [1]

28 relations: Annapolis, Maryland, Austria-Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Navy, Škoda 7 cm guns, Beam (nautical), Ceremonial ship launching, Deck gun, Diesel engine, Draft (hull), Electric motor, Havmanden-class submarine (1911), Linienschiffsleutnant, Machine gun, Paravane (weapon), Penzance, Rijeka, Robert Whitehead, Royal Danish Navy, Ship commissioning, Sister ship, Strait of Otranto, Torpedo, Torpedo boat, Torpedo tube, Transport, U-boat, United States Naval Institute, World War I.

Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County.

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Austria-Hungary

Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.

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Austro-Hungarian Navy

The Austro-Hungarian Navy (German: kaiserliche und königliche Kriegsmarine, Hungarian: Császári és Királyi Haditengerészet "Imperial and Royal War Navy") was the naval force of Austria-Hungary.

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Škoda 7 cm guns

The Škoda 7 cm guns were a family of naval guns and dual-purpose guns of the Austro-Hungarian Empire that were developed and produced for the Austro-Hungarian Navy in the years before and during World War I. These guns were actually 66 mm, but the classification system for artillery rounded up to the next highest centimeter.

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Beam (nautical)

The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship's nominal waterline.

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Ceremonial ship launching

Ceremonial ship launching is the process of transferring a vessel to the water.

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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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Draft (hull)

The draft or draught of a ship's hull is the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of the hull (keel), with the thickness of the hull included; in the case of not being included the draft outline would be obtained.

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Electric motor

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

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Havmanden-class submarine (1911)

The Havmanden class was a class of six submarines built for the Royal Danish Navy from 1911 to 1914.

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Linienschiffsleutnant

Linienschiffsleutnant (Hun: Sorhajóhadnagy / en: translation Ship-of-the-line lieutenant) was an officer rank in the Austro-Hungarian Navy.

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Machine gun

A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.

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Paravane (weapon)

The paravane, a form of towed underwater "glider", was developed from 1914–16 by Commander Usborne and Lieutenant C. Dennistoun Burney, funded by Sir George White, founder of the Bristol Aeroplane Company.

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Penzance

Penzance (Pennsans) is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom.

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Rijeka

Rijeka (Fiume; Reka; Sankt Veit am Flaum; see other names) is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split).

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Robert Whitehead

Robert Whitehead (3 January 1823 – 14 November 1905) was an English engineer, most famous for developing the first effective self-propelled naval torpedo.

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Royal Danish Navy

The Royal Danish Navy (Søværnet) is the sea-based branch of the Danish Defence force.

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Ship commissioning

Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.

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Sister ship

A sister ship is a ship of the same class or of virtually identical design to another ship.

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Strait of Otranto

The Strait of Otranto (Kanali i Otrantos; Canale d'Otranto; Otranska Vrata) connects the Adriatic Sea with the Ionian Sea and separates Italy from Albania.

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Torpedo

A modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.

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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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Transport

Transport or transportation is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another.

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U-boat

U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".

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United States Naval Institute

The United States Naval Institute (USNI), based in Annapolis, Maryland, is a private, non-profit, professional military association that seeks to offer independent, nonpartisan forums for debate of national defense and security issues.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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Redirects here:

Austro-Hungarian Unterseeboot 23, Austro-Hungarian Unterseeboot XXIII, Austro-Hungarian submarine U-23, Austro-Hungarian submarine U-XXIII, SM U XXIII (Austria-Hungary), SM U-XXIII (Austria-Hungary), SM Unterseeboot 23 (Austria-Hungary), U 23 (Austria-Hungary), U XXIII, U-23 (Austria-Hungary), U-XXIII, U23 (Austria-Hungary).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SM_U-23_(Austria-Hungary)

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