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USS ARL-6

Index USS ARL-6

USS ARL-6 was one of 39 Achelous class landing craft repair ships built for the United States Navy during World War II. [1]

16 relations: Achelous-class repair ship, Argentine Navy, Auxiliary ship, Bofors 40 mm gun, Brazil, Diesel engine, EMD 567, General Motors, Jeffboat, Jeffersonville, Indiana, Landing craft, Naval Vessel Register, Oerlikon 20 mm cannon, Royal Navy, United States Navy, World War II.

Achelous-class repair ship

The Achelous-class repair ship was a class of ship built by the US Navy during World War II.

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Argentine Navy

The Navy of the Argentine Republic or Argentine Navy (Armada de la República Argentina — ARA, also Armada Argentina) is the navy of Argentina.

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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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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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Brazil

Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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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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EMD 567

The EMD 567 is a line of large medium-speed diesel engines built by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division.

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General Motors

General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.

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Jeffboat

Jeffboat is a shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana founded by James Howard in 1834, a builder of steamboats.

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Jeffersonville, Indiana

Jeffersonville is a city in Clark County, Indiana, along the Ohio River.

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Landing craft

Landing craft are small and medium seagoing vessels such as boats, and barges, used to convey a landing force (infantry and vehicles) from the sea to the shore during an amphibious assault.

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Naval Vessel Register

The Naval Vessel Register (NVR) is the official inventory of ships and service craft in custody of or titled by the United States Navy.

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Oerlikon 20 mm cannon

and --> The Oerlikon 20 mm cannon is a series of autocannons, based on an original German 20 mm Becker design that appeared very early in World War I. It was widely produced by Oerlikon Contraves and others, with various models employed by both Allied and Axis forces during World War II, and many versions still in use today.

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Royal Navy

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

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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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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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ARA Ingeniero Gadda (Q-22), HM LSE-2, HMS LSE-2, USS LST-82.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_ARL-6

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