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Seaplane tender

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A seaplane tender is a boat or ship that supports the operation of seaplanes. [1]

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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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Aircraft catapult

An aircraft catapult is a device used to launch aircraft from ships, most commonly used on aircraft carriers, as a form of assisted take off.

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Airport crash tender

An airport crash tender (known in some countries as an airport fire appliance) is a specialised fire engine designed for use in aircraft rescue and firefighting at aerodromes, airports, and military air bases.

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Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.

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Armed merchantman

An armed merchantman is a merchant ship equipped with guns, usually for defensive purposes, either by design or after the fact.

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Auxiliary ship

An auxiliary ship is a naval ship designed to operate in any number of roles supporting combatant ships and other naval operations.

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Battle of Jutland

The Battle of Jutland (Skagerrakschlacht, the Battle of Skagerrak) was a naval battle fought by the British Royal Navy's Grand Fleet under Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, against the Imperial German Navy's High Seas Fleet under Vice-Admiral Reinhard Scheer during the First World War.

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

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A boat is a watercraft of a large range of type and size.

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A cruiser is a type of warship.

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Depot ship

A depot ship is an auxiliary ship used as a mobile or fixed base for submarines, destroyers, minesweepers, fast attack craft, landing craft, or other small ships with similarly limited space for maintenance equipment and crew dining, berthing and relaxation.

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Destroyer tender

A destroyer tender, or destroyer depot ship in British English, is an auxiliary ship designed to provide maintenance support to a flotilla of destroyers or other small warships.

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Fabre Hydravion

Fabre Hydravion is the name used in English-language sources for an originally unnamed experimental floatplane designed by Henri Fabre.

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Flight deck

The flight deck of an aircraft carrier is the surface from which its aircraft take off and land, essentially a miniature airfield at sea.

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A floatplane (float plane or pontoon plane) is a type of seaplane, with one or more slender pontoons (known as "floats") mounted under the fuselage to provide buoyancy.

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Flying boat

A flying boat is a fixed-winged seaplane with a hull, allowing it to land on water, that usually has no type of landing gear to allow operation on land.

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Foreign object damage

In aviation, foreign object debris (FOD) is any article or substance, alien to an aircraft or system, which could potentially cause damage.

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French seaplane carrier Foudre

The Foudre was a French seaplane carrier, the first in history.

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Glenn L. Martin Company

The Glenn L. Martin Company was an American aircraft and aerospace manufacturing company founded by aviation pioneer Glenn L. Martin.

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Ground support equipment

Ground Support Equipment (GSE) is the support equipment found at an airport, usually on the ramp, the servicing area by the terminal.

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A hangar is a closed building structure to hold aircraft, or spacecraft.

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A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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Heligoland Bight

The Heligoland Bight, also known as Helgoland Bight, (Helgoländer Bucht) is a bay which forms the southern part of the German Bight, itself a bay of the North Sea, located at the mouth of the Elbe river.

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HMS Ark Royal (1914)

HMS Ark Royal was the first ship in history designed and built as a seaplane carrier.

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Imperial Japanese Navy

The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN; Kyūjitai: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun, "Navy of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the navy of the Empire of Japan from 1868 until 1945, when it was dissolved following Japan's defeat and surrender in World War II.

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Italian seaplane carrier Giuseppe Miraglia

Giuseppe Miraglia was an Italian seaplane carrier.

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Japanese seaplane tender Akitsushima

was a seaplane tender of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN), serving during World War II from 1942 until being sunk in September 1944.

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Jiaozhou Bay

The Jiaozhou Bay (Kiautschou Bucht) is a gulf located in Qingdao, China.

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The Kriegsmarine (literally "War Navy") was the navy of Germany from 1935 to 1945.

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Launch (boat)

A launch is an open motorboat.

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List of aircraft carriers of World War II

This is a list of aircraft carriers of the Second World War.

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List of seaplane bases in the United Kingdom

This article lists both active and historic seaplane bases in the United Kingdom, many of which were either used for, or planned to be used for, the defence of the UK.

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List of seaplane operators

This is a list of seaplane operators.

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List of ships of World War II

This list of ships of the Second World War contains major military vessels of the war, arranged alphabetically and by type.

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The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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Martin PBM Mariner

The Martin PBM Mariner was an American patrol bomber flying boat of World War II and the early Cold War period.

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Maurice Farman

Maurice Alain Farman (March 21, 1877 – February 25, 1964) was an Anglo-French Grand Prix motor racing champion, an aviator, and an aircraft manufacturer and designer.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Operation Highjump

Operation Highjump, officially titled The United States Navy Antarctic Developments Program, 1946–1947, was a United States Navy operation organized by Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Jr., USN (Ret), Officer in Charge, Task Force 68, and led by Rear Admiral Richard H. Cruzen, USN, Commanding Officer, Task Force 68.

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Pinnace (ship's boat)

As a ship's boat, the pinnace is a light boat, propelled by oars or sails, carried aboard merchant and war vessels in the Age of Sail to serve as a tender.

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Qingdao (also spelled Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.

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Raid on Cuxhaven

The Raid on Cuxhaven (Weihnachtsangriff; i.e. Christmas Raid) was a British ship-based air-raid on the German naval forces at Cuxhaven mounted on Christmas Day, 1914.

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Reconnaissance aircraft

A reconnaissance aircraft is a military aircraft designed or adapted to perform aerial reconnaissance.

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A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water.

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A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying passengers or goods, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research and fishing.

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Ship's tender

A ship's tender, usually referred to as a tender, is a boat, or a larger ship used to service or support other boats or ships, generally by transporting people and/or supplies to and from shore or another ship.

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Siege of Tsingtao

The Siege of Tsingtao, sometimes Siege of Tsingtau, was the attack on the German port of Tsingtao (Qingdao) in China during World War I by Japan and the United Kingdom.

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Submarine tender

A submarine tender is a type of ship that supplies and supports submarines.

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Type C3-class ship

Type C3-class ships were the third type of cargo ship designed by the United States Maritime Commission (MARCOM) in the late 1930s.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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Victory ship

The Victory ship was a class of cargo ship produced in large numbers by North American shipyards during World War II to replace losses caused by German submarines.

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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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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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