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Avonmouth is a port and outer suburb of Bristol, England facing two rivers: the reinforced north bank of the final stage of the Avon which rises at sources in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Somerset; and the eastern shore of the Severn Estuary. [1]

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A Battery, Honourable Artillery Company

A Battery (1st City of London Horse Artillery), Honourable Artillery Company was a horse artillery battery that was formed from Light Cavalry Squadron, HAC in 1891.

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A roads in Zone 4 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

List of A roads in zone 4 in Great Britain starting north of the A4 and south/west of the A5 (roads beginning with 4).

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A4 road (England)

The A4 is a major road in England from Central London to Avonmouth via Heathrow Airport, Reading, Bath and Bristol.

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A4018 road

The A4018 is an A-road connecting the city centre of Bristol to the M5 motorway at Cribbs Causeway.

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A403 road

The A403 is a main road near Bristol and the Severn Estuary.

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A431 road

The A431 is an A road running from Bristol to Bath in England.

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Aberthaw power stations

Aberthaw Power Station is a series of two coal-fired power stations on the coast of South Wales, near Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan.

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African Steamship Company

The African Steamship Company was a British shipping line in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Aldwych

Aldwych (pronounced) is a one-way street and the name of the area immediately surrounding it in central London, England, within the City of Westminster.

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Alexander Jones (footballer)

Alexander Fletcher Jones (1854 – 16 February 1878) was a Welsh amateur footballer who played at centre-forward for Wales in their second international match against Scotland in March 1877.

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Anomalously numbered roads in Great Britain

In the Great Britain road numbering scheme, Great Britain is divided into numbered zones, the boundaries of which are usually defined by single-digit roads.

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Artie Moore

Arthur Moore (1887 – 20 January 1949) was a Welsh wireless operator who heard a distress signal from before news of the disaster arrived in the UK.

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Avon (county)

Avon was, from 1974 to 1996, a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county in the west of England.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Avon and Somerset Constabulary is the territorial police force in England responsible for policing the county of Somerset and the now-defunct county of Avon, which includes the city and county of Bristol and the unitary authorities of Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

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Avon Gorge

The Avon Gorge is a 1.5-mile (2.5-kilometre) long gorge on the River Avon in Bristol, England.

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Avonmouth Docks

The Avonmouth Docks are part of the Port of Bristol, in England.

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Avonmouth Docks railway station

Avonmouth Docks railway station was in the Avonmouth district of Bristol.

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Avonmouth railway station

Avonmouth railway station is on the Severn Beach Line and serves the district of Avonmouth in Bristol, England.

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Avonmouth railway station (Bristol Port Railway and Pier)

Avonmouth railway station was the terminus of the Bristol Port Railway and Pier, a self-contained railway which ran along the River Avon in Bristol, England.

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B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company

B Battery (2nd City of London Horse Artillery), Honourable Artillery Company was a horse artillery battery that was formed from the Field Artillery, HAC in 1899.

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B roads in Zone 4 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

B roads are numbered routes in Great Britain of lesser importance than A roads.

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Badminton railway line

The Badminton railway line is a railway line opened in 1903 by the Great Western Railway between Wootton Bassett in Wiltshire and Patchway and Filton, north of Bristol, England.

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Bath Bus Company

Bath Bus Company is an English open top bus operator operating in Bath and Cardiff.

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Battle of Britain Day

Battle of Britain DayMason 1969, p. 386.

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BBC One 'Oneness' idents

The BBC One 'Oneness' idents are a set of on-screen channel identities used on BBC One from 1 January 2017 to present.

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Berkshire Royal Horse Artillery

The Berkshire Royal Horse Artillery was a Territorial Force Royal Horse Artillery battery that was formed in Berkshire in 1908.

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Bernie Ecclestone

Bernard Charles Ecclestone (born 28 October 1930) is a British business magnate.

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Bewys Cross

Bewys Cross (or Bewy's Cross) is a monument consisting of the steps, plinth and truncated shaft said to be of an ancient cross of uncertain age which used to stand on the ancient seabank or seawall of the River Severn in that area of Shirehampton in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, now known as Avonmouth.

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Bio bus

Bio-Bus is the UK's first bus powered entirely by human faeces and food waste.

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Blaise Castle Estate

Blaise Castle is a folly built in 1766 near Henbury in Bristol, England.

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Blue Riband

The Blue Riband is an unofficial accolade given to the passenger liner crossing the Atlantic Ocean in regular service with the record highest speed.

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Brentry

Brentry is a suburb of north Bristol, England, between Henbury and Southmead which is spread along the southern edge of the Avonmouth-London railway line.

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Bristol

Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.

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Bristol and South Wales Union Railway

The Bristol and South Wales Union Railway was built to connect Bristol, England, with south Wales.

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Bristol Blitz

The Bristol Blitz was the heavy bombing of Bristol, England by the Nazi German Luftwaffe during the Second World War.

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Bristol Coalfield

The Bristol Coalfield is a geologically complex coalfield in the west of England.

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Bristol Ferry Boats

Bristol Ferry Boats is a brand of water bus services operating around Bristol Harbour in the centre of the English city of Bristol, using a fleet of distinctive yellow and blue painted ferry boats.

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Bristol Filton Airport

Filton Airport or Filton Aerodrome was a private airport on the border between Filton and Patchway, within South Gloucestershire, north of Bristol, England.

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Bristol Harbour

Bristol Harbour is the harbour in the city of Bristol, England.

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Bristol Port Railway and Pier

The Bristol Port Railway and Pier (occasionally referred to as the Bristol Port and Pier Railway) was a railway in Bristol, England.

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Bristol Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone

Bristol Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone is an enterprise zone in Bristol, England, focused on creative, high-tech and low-carbon industries.

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British and American Steam Navigation Company

The British and American Steam Navigation Company was a steamship line that operated a regular transatlantic service from 1839 to 1841.

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BS postcode area

The BS postcode area, also known as the Bristol postcode area, is a group of postcode districts around Axbridge, Banwell, Bristol, Cheddar, Clevedon, Wedmore, Weston-super-Mare and Winscombe in England, generally covering Bristol in its entirety, and most of South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset and North Somerset.

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Buildings and architecture of Bristol

Bristol, the largest city in South West England, has an eclectic combination of architectural styles, ranging from the medieval to 20th century brutalism and beyond.

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BWOC

BWOC (Bob Wayne's Oil Company) is a petrol company in the United Kingdom.

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CAM ship

CAM ships were World War II-era British merchant ships used in convoys as an emergency stop-gap until sufficient escort carriers became available.

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Canadian Northern Railway

The Canadian Northern Railway (CNoR) is a historic Canadian transcontinental railway.

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Chittening

Chittening is an industrial estate in Avonmouth, Bristol, England, bypassed by the A403 road, near the River Severn.

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Chittening Platform railway station

Chittening Platform railway station was a station on the former Great Western Railway between Filton and Avonmouth.

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City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders)

The City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) was a yeomanry regiment of the British Territorial Army, formed in 1901.

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Clifton Down railway station

Clifton Down railway station is on the Severn Beach line and serves the district of Clifton in Bristol, England.

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Clifton Suspension Bridge

The Clifton Suspension Bridge is a world famous suspension bridge spanning the Avon Gorge and the River Avon, linking Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset.

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Convoy HX 300

Convoy HX-300 was the 300th of the numbered series of World War II HX convoys of merchant ships from Halifax to Liverpool.

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December 1981 windstorm

The December 1981 windstorm was a severe storm that particularly affected southern England, Wales and south west France during December 13, 1981.

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Denny Island

Denny Island is a small rocky island of, with scrub vegetation, in the Severn Estuary.

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Doug Naysmith

John Douglas Naysmith (born 1 April 1941) is a British Labour Co-operative politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bristol North West from 1997 until standing down at the 2010 general election.

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Edwards Coaches

Edwards Coaches is a family-owned coach company based in Llantwit Fardre, near Pontypridd in South Wales.

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Emergency Powers Act 1920

The Emergency Powers Act 1920 (10 & 11 Geo. 5 c. 55) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that gave the Sovereign power, in certain circumstances, to declare a state of emergency by proclamation.

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Environment in Bristol

Bristol was ranked in 2008 as the UK's most sustainable city by the environmental charity Forum for the Future, and in 2015 it received the European Green Capital Award.

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Evan Thomas, Radcliffe and Company

Evan Thomas, Radcliffe and Company was one of the more prosperous and best-known of Cardiff-based shipowning companies, established in 1882 by a Ceredigion sea captain, Evan Thomas, and a Merthyr Tydfil businessman, Henry Radcliffe.

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February 1964

The following events occurred in February 1964.

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Frederick Hutchings

Frederick Vaughan Hutchings (3 June 1880 – 6 August 1934) was an English amateur cricketer who played in four first-class cricket matches in the early years of the 20th century.

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Fuel protests in the United Kingdom

The fuel protests in the United Kingdom were a series of campaigns held because of the cost of rising petrol and diesel fuel prices for road vehicle use.

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Gas turbine

A gas turbine, also called a combustion turbine, is a type of continuous combustion, internal combustion engine.

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Geology of Somerset

Somerset is a rural county in the southwest of England, covering.

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George Ferguson (politician)

George Robin Paget Ferguson CBE, PPRIBA, RWA (born 22 March 1947) is a British politician, former architect and entrepreneur, who served as the first elected Mayor of Bristol from 2012 to 2016.

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German submarine U-65 (1940)

German submarine U-65 was a Type IXB U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

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GHQ Line

The GHQ Line (General Headquarters Line) was a defence line built in the United Kingdom during World War II to contain an expected German invasion.

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Godfrey Herbert

Captain Godfrey Herbert, DSO and bar, (28 February 1884 – 8 August 1961) was an officer of the Royal Navy who was sometimes referred to as 'Baralong Herbert', in reference to the Baralong incidents that took place during World War I. In a naval career stretching from 1898 to 1919, and with a return to duty between 1939 and 1943 in World War II, Herbert had several close encounters with death.

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Great Britain road numbering scheme

The Great Britain road numbering scheme is a numbering scheme used to classify and identify all roads in Great Britain.

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Great Western Steamship Company

The Great Western Steam Ship Company operated the first regular transatlantic steamer service from 1838 until 1846.

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Hallen, Gloucestershire

Hallen is a village in South Gloucestershire, England, just north of the Bristol city boundary.

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Hallmark Connections

Hallmark is a trading name of Hallmark Connections Limited.

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Hanson Cement

Hanson Cement is a cement production company located in the United Kingdom.

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Haymarket, London

Haymarket is a street in the St. James's area of the City of Westminster, London.

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Helen Kirkpatrick Watts

Helen Kirkpatrick Watts (1881 – 18 August 1972) was a militant British suffragette from Nottingham.

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Henbury Loop Line

The Henbury Loop Line, also known as the Filton to Avonmouth Line is a railway line following the boundary between Bristol and South Gloucestershire between the Severn Beach Line at Hallen Marsh Junction, Avonmouth and the Cross Country Route/South Wales Main Line at Filton.

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History of Bristol

Bristol is a city with a population of nearly half a million people in south west England, situated between Somerset and Gloucestershire on the tidal River Avon.

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History of Saint Helena

Saint Helena has a known history of over 500 years since its recorded discovery by the Portuguese in 1502.

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HMHS Asturias

HMHS Asturias was a Royal Mail Steam Packet Company ocean liner that was built in Belfast in 1908 and scrapped in Japan in 1933.

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HMHS Newfoundland

HMHS Newfoundland was a British Royal Mail Ship that was requisitioned as a hospital ship in the World War II.

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HMS Christopher (1912)

HMS Christopher was an (also known as the K-class) of the British Royal Navy.

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HMS Cornwall (1902)

HMS Cornwall was one of 10 armoured cruisers built for the Royal Navy in the first decade of the 20th century.

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HMS Essex (1901)

HMS Essex was one of 10 armoured cruisers built for the Royal Navy in the first decade of the 20th century.

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HMS Faulknor (1914)

HMS Faulknor was a British destroyer of the First World War.

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HMS Griffin (H31)

HMS Griffin (H31) was a G-class destroyer, built for the Royal Navy in the mid-1930s.

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HMS Leith (U36)

HMS Leith was a of the Royal Navy that served in the Second World War.

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HMS Londonderry (U76)

HMS Londonderry was a sloop of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Manly (1914)

HMS Manly was a Yarrow M-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy.

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HMS Mentor (1914)

HMS Mentor was a Hawthorn Leslie M-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy.

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HMS Princess Beatrix

HMS Princess Beatrix was a commando troop ship of the Royal Navy during the Second World War.

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HMS Somerset (F82)

HMS Somerset is a Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy.

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HMT Royal Edward

RMS (later HMTHMT stands for Hired Military Transport.) Royal Edward was a passenger ship belonging to the Canadian Northern Steamship Company that was sunk during the First World War with a large loss of life while transporting Commonwealth troops.

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Holloway Brothers (London)

Holloway Brothers (London) Ltd was a leading English construction company specialising in building and heavy civil engineering work based in London.

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Hotwells

Hotwells is a district of the English port city of Bristol.

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Hotwells railway station

Hotwells railway station, was a railway station situated in the suburb of Hotwells in Bristol, England.

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Hythe Pier, Railway and Ferry

Hythe Pier, the Hythe Pier Railway and the Hythe Ferry provide a link between the English port city of Southampton and the Hampshire village of Hythe on the west side of Southampton Water.

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I Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery (T.F.)

I Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery (Territorial Force), along with its sister II Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery (T.F.), was a horse artillery brigade of the Territorial Force that was formed in September 1914 for the 2nd Mounted Division at the start of World War I. The brigade moved to Egypt with the division in April 1915 and remained there when the bulk of the division went to Gallipoli in August 1915.

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II Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery (T.F.)

II Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery (Territorial Force), along with its sister I Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery (T.F.), was a horse artillery brigade of the Territorial Force that was formed in September 1914 for the 2nd Mounted Division at the start of World War I. The brigade moved to Egypt with the division in April 1915 and remained there when the bulk of the division went to Gallipoli in August 1915.

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th-century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions".

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J.R. Rix & Sons Ltd

J.R. Rix & Sons Ltd is a family-owned British business that is headquartered in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire.

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John Aird & Co.

John Aird & Co. was once a leading British civil engineering business based in London.

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John Cunningham (RAF officer)

John "Cat's Eyes" Cunningham (27 July 1917 – 21 July 2002) was a Royal Air Force (RAF) night fighter ace during the Second World War and a test pilot.

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John Payne Ltd

John Payne Ltd was a shipbuilder in Bristol, England, who built coastal colliers and cargo ships, and small craft such as tugs, during the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Josser Watling

John Daniel 'Josser' Watling (born 11 May 1925) is a former professional footballer who played in The Football League for Bristol Rovers between 1945 and 1963.

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Kampfgeschwader 3

Kampfgeschwader 3 "Blitz" (KG 3) was a Luftwaffe bomber wing during World War II.

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Kampfgeschwader 54

Kampfgeschwader 54 "Totenkopf"() (KG 54) was a Luftwaffe bomber wing during World War II.

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Kampfgeschwader 55

Kampfgeschwader 55 "Greif" (KG 55 or Battle Wing 55) was a ''Luftwaffe'' bomber unit during World War II.

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Kampfgeschwader 76

Kampfgeschwader 76 (KG 76) (Battle Wing) was a Luftwaffe bomber Group during World War II.

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Kelso, Scottish Borders

Kelso (Kelsae Cealsaidh) is a market town in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland.

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Kennet and Avon Canal

The Kennet and Avon Canal is a waterway in southern England with an overall length of, made up of two lengths of navigable river linked by a canal.

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Kings Weston House

Kings Weston House is a historic building in Kings Weston Lane, Kingsweston, Bristol, England.

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Kingsweston (ward)

Kingsweston is a ward of the city of Bristol.

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Lamplighters Marsh

Lamplighters Marsh is a public open space near Shirehampton in the city of Bristol, England.

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Lawrence Weston, Bristol

Lawrence Weston is a post war housing estate in north west Bristol between Henbury and Shirehampton.

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Lee Evans (comedian)

Lee John Martin Evans (born 25 February 1964) is an English retired stand-up comedian, actor, musician and writer from Avonmouth, England.

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List of bridges in the United Kingdom

Bridges in the United Kingdom is a link page for any road bridges or footbridges in the United Kingdom.

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List of Empire ships (M)

The Empire ships were a series of ships in the service of the British Government.

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List of generic forms in place names in Ireland and the United Kingdom

The study of place names is called toponymy; for a more detailed examination of this subject in relation to British place names, refer to Toponymy in Great Britain.

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List of maritime disasters in the 19th century

A maritime disaster is an event which usually involves a ship or ships and can involve military action.

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List of maritime disasters in World War II

A maritime disaster is an event which usually involves a ship or ships and can involve military action.

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List of numbered roads in the British Isles

This is a list of numbered roads in the British Isles.

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List of Parliamentary constituencies in Avon

The Boundary Commission for England reviewed Avon in 2000 and devised a constituencies scheme in which no constituency spanned the four unitary authority boundaries within the abolished administrative county of Avon.

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List of places in Avon

This is a list of settlements in the former ceremonial county of Avon, England.

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List of places in England with counterintuitive pronunciations: M–Z

This is a sublist of List of names in English with counterintuitive pronunciations.

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List of ports in England and Wales

This is a list of the seaports of England and Wales, clockwise, starting from the Scottish border.

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List of primary destinations on the United Kingdom road network

Primary destinations are locations that appear on route confirmation signs in the United Kingdom.

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List of road junctions in the United Kingdom: L

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List of shipwrecks in 1812

The list of shipwrecks in 1812 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1812.

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List of shipwrecks in 1896

The list of shipwrecks in 1896 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1896.

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List of shipwrecks in 1928

The list of shipwrecks in 1928 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1928.

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List of shipwrecks in 1953

The list of shipwrecks in 1953 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1953.

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List of shipwrecks in 1964

The list of shipwrecks in 1964 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1964.

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List of United Kingdom locations: As-Az

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List of wards in Bristol by population

This is a list of council wards in Bristol by population based on the results of the 2011 census.

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Lydney Canal

This one-mile canal in Gloucestershire runs inland from the River Severn to Lydney.

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M4 motorway

The M4 is a motorway which runs between London and South Wales in the United Kingdom.

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M48 motorway

The M48 is a long motorway in Great Britain, which connects Gloucestershire, England, and Monmouthshire, Wales, via the original Severn Bridge.

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M49 motorway

The M49 motorway is a 5-mile (8 km) motorway west of Bristol, England, that forms a link between the M5 motorway at Junction 18, and the Second Severn Crossing, on the M4 motorway at Junction 22.

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M5 motorway

The M5 is a motorway in England linking the Midlands and the South West.

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March 1941

The following events occurred in March 1941.

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Mercia Inshore Search and Rescue

Mercia Inshore Search and Rescue (MISAR), also known as Mercia Rescue, is a water rescue team operating from the marina in Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire, England.

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Midsomer Norton

Midsomer Norton is a town near the Mendip Hills in Bath & North East Somerset, England, south-west of Bath, north-east of Wells, north-west of Frome, and south-east of Bristol.

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Montpelier railway station

Montpelier railway station is on the Severn Beach Line and serves the district of Montpelier in Bristol, England.

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MS West Honaker

MS West Honaker was a diesel-powered cargo ship of the United States Maritime Commission (USMC) that was part of the "Corncob Fleet" of old ships sunk as part of the "gooseberry" breakwater off Utah Beach during the Normandy invasion.

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MV Brisbane Star

MV Brisbane Star was a British refrigerated cargo liner.

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MV British Diplomat (1926)

British Diplomat was a tanker that was built in 1926 by J Brown & Co Ltd, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom for the British Tanker Co Ltd.

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MV British Dragoon

British Dragoon was a 9,909 ton tanker which was built as Empire Alliance in 1943.

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MV Chama

Chama was a tanker that was built in 1942 as Empire Fletcher by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, County Down, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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MV Discovery

MV Discovery (formerly Island Venture, Island Princess, Hyundai Pungak and Platinum) was a cruise ship, which was formerly operated by Voyages of Discovery and was last in service for Cruise & Maritime Voyages.

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MV Dunedin Star

MV Dunedin Star was a UK refrigerated cargo liner.

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MV Empire Day

Empire Day was a cargo ship that was built in 1941 as a CAM ship by William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, Co Durham, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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MV Empire Faith

Empire Faith was a CAM ship that was built in 1941 by Barclay Curle & Co, Glasgow, Renfrewshire, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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MV Empire Star (1935)

MV Empire Star was a UK refrigerated cargo liner.

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MV Kollbjørg (1941)

Kollbjørg was a tanker that was built in 1941 as Empire Diamond by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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MV San Demetrio

MV San Demetrio was a British motor tanker, notable for her service during the Second World War.

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MV Stirlingshire (1944)

Stirlingshire was a refrigerated cargo liner that was built in 1944 by Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast, United Kingdom as Empire Falkland for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT. She was sold into merchant service in 1946 and renamed Stirlingshire. She served until 1966, when she was scrapped.

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Nailsea

Nailsea is a town in the unitary authority of North Somerset in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, approximately southwest of Bristol and about northeast of the seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare.

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National Smelting Company

The National Smelting Company was a nationalised zinc smelting company in Avonmouth, United Kingdom.

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New Technologies Demonstrator Programme

The New Technologies Demonstrator Programme is a scheme part of Defra's Waste Implementation Programme, New Technologies Workstream, to demonstrate advanced solid waste processing technologies in England.

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Nicky Wilshire

Nicky Wilshire born in Bristol is an English amateur light middle/middleweight and professional light middle/middleweight boxer of the 1970s and '80s who as an amateur won the 1979 Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) middleweight title, against Douglas James (Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB) ABC) (Llanelli/Swansea), boxing out of National Smelting Company ABC (Avonmouth), was runner-up in the 1980 Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) light middleweight title, against James Price (Holy Name ABC) (Fazakerley, Liverpool), boxing out of National Smelting Company ABC (Avonmouth), and represented Great Britain at light middleweight in the Boxing at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union, defeating Miodrag Perunović of Yugoslavia, and losing to eventual silver medal winner Aleksandr Koshkyn of the Soviet Union, and as a professional won the Commonwealth light middleweight title, and was a challenger for the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) British light middleweight title against Jimmy Cable, and Lloyd Hibbert, his professional fighting weight varied from, i.e. light middleweight to, i.e. middleweight.

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Nisbets

Nisbets is a British multi-channel retailer of catering equipment and supplies.

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Norman de Jersey

The Right Rev. Norman Stewart de Jersey, MA, DD, VD (1866- 1934) was an Anglican priest: the Bishop of the Falkland Islands from 1919 to 1934.

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North Somerset Levels

The North Somerset Levels is a coastal plain, an expanse of low-lying flat ground, which occupies an area between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol in North Somerset, England.

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Nottinghamshire Royal Horse Artillery

The Nottinghamshire Royal Horse Artillery was a Territorial Force Royal Horse Artillery battery that was formed in Nottinghamshire in 1908.

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Operation Steinbock

Baby Blitz or Operation Steinbock (Unternehmen Steinbock) was a strategic bombing campaign by the German air force (the Luftwaffe) during the Second World War.

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Operation Tabarin

Operation Tabarin was a secret British Antarctic expedition.

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Outport

Outport is the name given in the United Kingdom for a subsidiary port built in deeper water than the original port.

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Philip Napier Miles

Philip Napier Miles JP DLitt h.c. (Bristol) (21 January 1865 – 19 July 1935) was a prominent and wealthy citizen of Bristol, UK, who left his mark on the city, especially on what are now its western suburbs, through his musical and organisational abilities and through good works of various kinds.

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Pill, Somerset

Pill is a village in North Somerset, England, situated on the southern bank of the Avon, about northwest of Bristol city centre.

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Politics of Bristol

The city of Bristol, England, is a unitary authority, represented by four MPs representing seats wholly within the city boundaries.

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Port of Bristol Police

The Port of Bristol Police (PoBP) is a body of uniformed, warranted constables whose purpose is to protect the port complexes and community situated at the mouth of the River Avon on the border between Bristol and Somerset.

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Portishead, Somerset

Portishead is a coastal town on the Severn Estuary, close to Bristol, but within the unitary authority of North Somerset, which falls within the ceremonial county of Somerset, England.

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Portway Parkway railway station

Portway Parkway is a planned railway station on the Severn Beach Line in the district of Avonmouth in Bristol, England.

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Pytheas

Pytheas of Massalia (Ancient Greek: Πυθέας ὁ Μασσαλιώτης Pythéas ho Massaliōtēs; Latin: Pytheas Massiliensis; fl. 4th century BC), was a Greek geographer and explorer from the Greek colony of Massalia (modern-day Marseille).

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Reading, Berkshire

Reading is a large, historically important minster town in Berkshire, England, of which it is the county town.

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River Avon, Bristol

The River Avon is an English river in the south west of the country.

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RMS Ebro

RMS Ebro was an ocean liner built in 1914 for the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company.

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RMS St Helena (1963)

The RMS St Helena was a cargo liner operated by the St.

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Ross Hale

Ross "The Rooster" Hale (born February 28, 1966) born in Bristol is an English amateur, boxing out of National Smelting Company ABC (Avonmouth), and professional light welter/welter/light middleweight boxer of the 1980s and '90s who won the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) Western Area welterweight title, BBBofC British light welterweight title, and Commonwealth light welterweight title, and was a challenger for the BBBofC British welterweight title against Geoff McCreesh, his professional fighting weight varied from, i.e. light welterweight to, i.e. light middleweight.

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Royal Munster Fusiliers

The Royal Munster Fusiliers was a regular infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Royal Portbury Dock

The Royal Portbury Dock is part of the Port of Bristol, in England.

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Saint Helena

Saint Helena is a volcanic tropical island in the South Atlantic Ocean, east of Rio de Janeiro and 1,950 kilometres (1,210 mi) west of the Cunene River, which marks the border between Namibia and Angola in southwestern Africa.

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Sea Mills railway station

Sea Mills railway station is on the Severn Beach Line and serves the district of Sea Mills and nearby Westbury on Trym in Bristol, England.

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Sea Mills, Bristol

Sea Mills is a suburb of the English port city of Bristol.

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Seabank Power Station

Seabank Power Station is a 1,145 MW gas-fired power station at Hallen Marsh in Bristol, England.

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Second Severn Crossing

The Second Severn Crossing (Ail Groesfan Hafren) is the M4 motorway bridge over the River Severn between England and Wales, inaugurated on 5 June 1996 by HRH The Prince of Wales to supplement the traffic capacity of the Severn Bridge built in 1966.

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Severn Barrage

The Severn Barrage refers to a range of ideas for building a barrage from the English coast to the Welsh coast over the Severn tidal estuary.

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Severn Beach line

The Severn Beach line is a local railway line in Bristol and South Gloucestershire, England.

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Severn bore

The Severn bore is a tidal bore seen on the tidal reaches of the River Severn in south western England.

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Severn Bridge

The Severn Bridge (Pont Hafren), sometimes also called the Severn–Wye Bridge, is a motorway suspension bridge operated by Highways England that spans the River Severn and River Wye between Aust, South Gloucestershire in England, and Chepstow, Monmouthshire in South East Wales, via Beachley, Gloucestershire, which is a peninsula between the two rivers.

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Severn Estuary

The Severn Estuary (Môr Hafren) is the estuary of the River Severn, the longest river in Great Britain.

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Sharpness

Sharpness is an English port in Gloucestershire, one of the most inland in Britain, and eighth largest in the South West.

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Shirehampton

Shirehampton, near Avonmouth, at the northwestern edge of the city of Bristol, England, is a district of Bristol which originated as a separate village.

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Shirehampton railway station

Shirehampton railway station is on the Severn Beach Line and serves the district of Shirehampton in Bristol, England.

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SM U-70

SM U-70 was a Type U 66 submarine or U-boat for the German Imperial Navy (Kaiserliche Marine) during the First World War.

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Somerset

Somerset (or archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.

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Somerset Levels

The Somerset Levels are a coastal plain and wetland area of Somerset, South West England, running south from the Mendips to the Blackdown Hills.

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South Western Ambulance Service

The South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is the organisation responsible for providing ambulance services for the National Health Service (NHS) across South West England (the counties and unitary authorities of Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, the Isles of Scilly, Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire).

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SS Almeria Lykes (1940)

Almeria Lykes was a Type C3 cargo ship that was built in 1940 by Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Kearny, New Jersey for the Lykes Brother Steamship Co.

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SS Arandora Star

SS Arandora Star was a British passenger ship of the Blue Star Line.

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SS Arietta

Arietta was a cargo ship that was built in 1941 as Empire Cranmer by J L Thompson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, Co Durham, United Kingdom.

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SS Athelstane (1941)

Athelstane was a tanker that was built in 1941 as Empire Flint by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend, Northumberland, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Avila Star

SS Avila Star, originally SS Avila, was a British turbine steamship of the Blue Star Line.

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SS Derwentfield

Derwentfield was an tanker that was built as Empire Coral in 1941 by Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, United Kingdom.

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SS Empire Bairn

Empire Bairn was an 813-ton coastal tanker built by Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow in 1941 for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Empire Balfour

Empire Balfour was a 7,201 ton refrigerated cargo ship which was built by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow in 1944 for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Empire Clarion

Empire Clarion was a cargo ship which was built in 1942 by William Gray & Co. Ltd., West Hartlepool for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Empire Clive

Empire Clive was a cargo ship which was built in 1941 by Cammell Laird & Co Ltd, Birkenhead for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Empire Cobbett

SS Empire Cobbett was a tanker which was built in 1942 by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Haverton Hill-on-Tees for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Empire Coleridge

Empire Coleridge was a tanker which was built in 1942 by Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Empire Darwin

Empire Darwin was a British CAM ship built in 1941 by William Gray & Co. Ltd., West Hartlepool, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Empire Dell

Empire Dell was a CAM ship that was built in 1941 by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Empire Duke

Empire Duke was a cargo ship that was used during the Second World War in investigations into the metallurgical problems that Liberty ships were suffering from.

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SS Empire Emerald

Empire Emerald was a tanker that was built in 1941 by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd Haverton Hill-on-Tees, Co Durham, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Empire Endurance

Empire Endurance was a cargo liner that was built in 1928 as Alster by Deschimag Werk Vulkan, Hamburg, Germany for the shipping company Norddeutscher Lloyd.

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SS Empire Energy

Empire Energy was a cargo ship that was built in 1923 as Grete by Neptun AG, Rostock, Germany. She was sold to an Italian firm in 1932 and renamed Gabbiano. She was seized by the United Kingdom in 1940, passed to the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) and renamed Empire Energy. She served until 5 November 1941, when she ran aground off Cape Norman, Newfoundland, and was wrecked.

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SS Empire Flame

Empire Flame was a CAM ship that was built in 1941 by Cammell Laird & Co Ltd, Birkenhead, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Esso Appalachee

Esso Appalachee was a tanker that was built in 1942 as Empire Dickens by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Haverton Hill-on-Tees, County Durham, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Fort Lee

SS Fort Lee was a T2 tanker built for the United States Maritime Commission during World War II.

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SS George Washington Carver

SS George Washington Carver was a Liberty ship built for the United States Maritime Commission during World War II.

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SS Great Western

SS Great Western of 1838, was an oak-hulled paddle-wheel steamship, the first steamship purpose-built for crossing the Atlantic, and the initial unit of the Great Western Steamship Company.

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SS Heliopolis (1907)

SS Heliopolis was a Clyde-built British passenger ship.

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SS Khedive Ismail

SS Khedive Ismail, formerly SS Aconcagua, was a turbine steamship that was built in 1922 as an ocean liner, converted into a troop ship in 1940 and sunk by a Japanese submarine in 1944 with great loss of life.

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SS Lokoja Palm

Lokoja Palm was a cargo ship built by Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd, Low Walker, Sunderland in 1947.

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SS Minnewaska (1909)

SS Minnewaska was a British Ocean Liner that hit a mine that was laid by in the Mediterranean Sea southeast of Dentero Point, Suda Bay, Crete, while she was travelling from Alexandria, Egypt to Saloniki with 1,600 troops.

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SS Mohamed Ali El-Kebir

SS Mohamed Ali El-Kebir, formerly SS Teno, was one of a pair of steam turbine ocean liners built in Scotland in 1922 for the Chilean company CSAV.

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SS Montrose (1897)

SS Montrose was a transatlantic ocean liner for Elder, Dempster & Company and the Canadian Pacific Steamship Company.

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SS Mparmpa Petros

Mparmpa Petros was a cargo ship that was built in 1943 as Empire Crown by John Readhead & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, County Durham.

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SS Norholm

Norholm was a tanker that was built in 1942 as Empire Druid by Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, Co Durham, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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SS Pfalz (1913)

The Pfalz was a 6,557 ton cargo steamer operated by German shipping company Norddeutscher Lloyd.

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SS Polar Chief

Polar Chief was an tanker which was built in 1897 as the cargo ship Montcalm.

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SS Port Nicholson (1918)

SS Port Nicholson was a British refrigerated cargo ship owned by the Port Line.

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SS Prinses Astrid

SS Prinses Astrid was a Belgian cross-Channel ferry struck a naval mine off the coast of Dunkirk, France and sank with the loss of five of her 65 crew.

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SS Santa Paula (1932)

SS Santa Paula (later SS Akropolis) was a passenger and cargo ocean liner built for the Grace Line.

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SS Sirius (1837)

Sirius was a side-wheel wooden-hulled steamship built in 1837 for the London-Cork route operated by the Saint George Steam Packet Company.

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SS Stakesby (1930)

Stakesby was a cargo ship that was built in 1930 by William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, Co Durham, United Kingdom.

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SS Thorøy

The SS Thorøy was a Norwegian steam merchant ship.

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SS Verna Paulin

Verna Paulin was a cargo ship that was built in 1942 as Empire Envoy by Short Brothers Ltd, Sunderland, Co Durham, United Kingdom for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT).

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St Andrews Road railway station

St Andrews Road railway station is located near to St Andrews Road and serves a large industrial area near to Avonmouth, England.

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St Philip's Marsh depot

St Philip's Marsh depot is a railway depot located in the St Philip's Marsh district of Bristol, England.

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Stavros S Niarchos

Stavros S Niarchos is a British brig-rigged tall ship, now renamed "Sunset".

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Stembridge Mill, High Ham

Stembridge Tower Mill in High Ham, Somerset, England, is the last remaining thatched windmill in England.

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Stone (G.I. Joe)

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Subdivisions of Bristol

The city of Bristol is divided into many areas, which often overlap or have non-fixed borders.

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The Lark Ascending

The Lark Ascending is a poem of 122 lines by the English poet George Meredith about the song of the skylark.

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The Range (retailer)

The Range is a multi-channel variety retailer selling products in the home, garden, and leisure categories, with 148 stores in the United Kingdom & Ireland.

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Torpedo net

Torpedo nets were a passive ship defensive device against torpedoes.

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Tower Belle

Tower Belle is a passenger boat based in Bristol Harbour in England.

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Transport in Bristol

Bristol is a city in south west England, situated near the Bristol Channel coast, approximately 106 miles (170 km) west of London.

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Transport in the United Kingdom

Transport in the United Kingdom is facilitated with road, air, rail, and water networks.

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USAHS Blanche F. Sigman

USAHS Blanche F. Sigman was a United States Army hospital ship during World War II.

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USS Albemarle (AV-5)

USS Albemarle (AV-5) was one of only two ''Curtiss''-class seaplane tenders built for the United States Navy just prior to the United States' entry into World War II.

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USS Anne Arundel (AP-76)

USS Anne Arundel (AP-76) was an American transport ship that was built in 1940 and scrapped in 1970.

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USS Dorothea L. Dix (AP-67)

USS Dorothea L. Dix (AP-67) was a transport ship of the United States Navy named for Dorothea Dix (1802–1887).

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USS General A. W. Brewster (AP-155)

USS General A. W. Brewster (AP-155) was a for the U.S. Navy in World War II.

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USS General G. O. Squier (AP-130)

USS General G. O. Squier (AP-130) was the lead ship of her class of transport ship for the U.S. Navy in World War II.

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USS General T. H. Bliss (AP-131)

USS General T. H. Bliss (AP-131) was a for the U.S. Navy in World War II.

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USS Goff (DD-247)

USS Goff (DD-247) was a ''Clemson''-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II.

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USS LST-1000

USS LST-1000 was an in the United States Navy.

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USS Rehoboth (AVP-50)

The second USS Rehoboth (AVP-50/AGS-50) was in commission in the United States Navy as a seaplane tender from 1944 to 1947 and as an oceanographic survey ship from 1948 to 1970.

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USS Westport (ID-3548)

USS Westport (ID-3548) was a United States Navy cargo ship in commission from 1918 to 1919.

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USS Winooski (AO-38)

The second USS Winooski (AO-38) was a Kennebec''-class oiler in the United States Navy.

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Vale of Glamorgan Line

The Vale of Glamorgan Line is a commuter railway line in Wales, running through the Vale of Glamorgan from Barry to Bridgend via Rhoose and Llantwit Major.

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Warwickshire Yeomanry

The Warwickshire Yeomanry was a yeomanry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1794, which served as cavalry and machine gunners in the First World War and as a cavalry and an armoured regiment in the Second World War, before being amalgamated into the Queen's Own Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry in 1956.

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Wessex Bus

Wessex Bus is a bus operator in the West of England.

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Wessex Water

Wessex Water Services Limited, known as Wessex Water, is a water supply and sewerage utility company serving an area of South West England, covering 10,000 square kilometres including Bristol, most of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire and parts of Gloucestershire and Hampshire.

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Westbury-on-Trym

Westbury on Trym is a suburb and council ward in the north of the City of Bristol, near the suburbs of Stoke Bishop, Westbury Park, Henleaze, Southmead and Henbury, in the southwest of England.

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Westmoreland Road goods yard

Westmoreland Road goods yard was the main Great Western Railway goods station for the city of Bath in England, situated on the main line between the passenger stations of Oldfield Park and Bath (now Bath Spa).

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Weston in Gordano

Weston in Gordano is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England.

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Weston-in-Gordano SSSI

Weston-in-Gordano SSSI is a 12.55 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest near the village of Weston in Gordano, North Somerset, notified in 1993.

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William Weston (explorer)

William Weston was a 15th-century English merchant from Bristol, who was probably the first Englishman to lead an expedition to North America, the voyage taking place most likely in 1499 or 1500.

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XV Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery

XV Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery was a brigade of the Royal Horse Artillery formed during World War I. It served with 29th Division in the Gallipoli Campaign and on the Western Front.

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Zamak

Zamak (formerly trademarked as ZAMAK and also known as Zamac) is a family of alloys with a base metal of zinc and alloying elements of aluminium, magnesium, and copper.

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Zinc smelting

Zinc smelting is the process of converting zinc concentrates (ores that contain zinc) into pure zinc.

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1830s

The 1830s decade ran from January 1, 1830, to December 31, 1839.

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1838

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1838 in science

The year 1838 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

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1838 in the United Kingdom

Events from the year 1838 in the United Kingdom.

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1956 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1956 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

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2014–15 Bristol Rovers F.C. season

The 2014–15 season was the 132nd season in Bristol Rovers' history and first in the Conference Premier, the fifth tier of English football, following their relegation from Football League Two on the final day of the previous season.

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289th Engineer Combat Battalion (United States)

The 289th Engineer Combat Battalion was a combat engineer battalion of the United States Army during World War II.

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2nd Mounted Division

The 2nd Mounted Division was a yeomanry (Territorial Army cavalry) division that served in the First World War.

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38th Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 38th Brigade was an infantry brigade formation of the British Army that was active during World War I. It was composed of volunteers of Kitchener's Army and served in the Gallipoli and Mesopotamian campaigns.

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3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)

The 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) was a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army.

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614th Tank Destroyer Battalion

The 614th Tank Destroyer Battalion was a tank destroyer battalion of the United States Army active during the Second World War.

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8th Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom)

The 8th Anti-Aircraft Division (8th AA Division) was an air defence formation of the British Army during the early years of World War II.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avonmouth

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