14 relations: Active Royal Navy Vessels in 1981, Cod Wars, Freedom of the City of Aberdeen, HMNB Devonport, Leander-class frigate, List of shipwrecks of Cornwall, List of wreck diving sites, National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth, Nicholas Monsarrat, SS James Eagan Layne, Structure of the Royal Navy in 1989, Whitsand Bay, 1968 in the United Kingdom, 7th Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom).
The following vessels were in commission, planned or under construction for Her Majesty's Royal Navy in 1981.
The Cod Wars (Þorskastríðin, "the cod strife", or Landhelgisstríðin, "the wars for the territorial waters") were a series of confrontations between the United Kingdom and Iceland on fishing rights in the North Atlantic.
The Freedom of the City of Aberdeen is an honour bestowed by the city of Aberdeen, Scotland.
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport (HMNB Devonport), is the largest naval base in Western Europe and is the sole nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy.
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.
The list of shipwrecks off Cornwall lists the ships which sank on or near the coasts of mainland Cornwall.
List of shipwreck sites which are popular amongst scuba divers for wreck diving.
The National Marine Aquarium is a marine aquarium built on reclaimed land in the city of Plymouth, England, in Sutton Harbour, next to the Barbican and fishmarket.
Lieutenant Commander Nicholas John Turney Monsarrat FRSL RNVR (22 March 19108 August 1979) was a British novelist known today for his sea stories, particularly The Cruel Sea (1951) and Three Corvettes (1942–45), but perhaps best known internationally for his novels, The Tribe That Lost Its Head and its sequel, Richer Than All His Tribe.
SS James Eagan Layne was a liberty ship.
At the end of the Cold War in 1989 the Royal Navy structure was as follows: The First Sea Lord was an Admiral who commanded Her Majesty's Naval Service.
Whitsand Bay, situated in south east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom runs from Rame Head in the east to Portwrinkle in the west.
Events from the year 1968 in the United Kingdom.
The 7th Frigate Squadron was an administrative unit of the Royal Navy from 1951 to 1993.