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Vosper & Company

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Vosper & Company, often referred to simply as Vospers, was a British shipbuilding company based in Portsmouth, England. [1]

74 relations: Airfix, Black Sea campaigns (1941–44), Blue Bird K4, Bras d'Or (R-103), Brave-class patrol boat, Bristol Proteus, British Power Boat Company, Coastal Forces of the Royal Navy, Crusader (speedboat), Dark-class patrol boat, David Brown (entrepreneur), David Brown Ltd., Du Cane, Electric Launch Company, Fairmile Marine, Gay-class patrol boat, Giles Rolls Loder, Guardia di Finanza, History of Southampton, History of the Irish Naval Service, History of the Port of Southampton, History of Woolston, Southampton, HM Coastal Motor Boat 4, HMS Alliance (P417), HMS Bassingham (M2605), HMS Gay Archer (P1041), HMS Gay Bombardier (P1042), HMS Gay Bruiser (P1044), HMS Hildersham (M2705), HMS Odiham (M2783), HMS Popham (M2782), HMS Sparham (M2731), Home Kidston, Iranian frigate Sabalan, Iranian frigate Sahand, Irish Naval Service, John I. Thornycroft & Company, John Lambert (naval historian), Kwame Nkrumah, Libyan Navy, List of decommissioned ships of the Italian Navy, List of German Navy ship classes, List of Romanian-built warships of World War II, List of shipbuilders and shipyards, List of ships built at John I. Thornycroft & Company, Woolston, List of ships of World War II (V), M163 VADS, McHale's Navy, Motor Torpedo Boat, MTB 102, ..., National Historic Fleet, NMS Constanța, NMS Vedenia, NMS Viscolul, Peter Du Cane (engineer), Plywood, PT boat, Romanian Naval Forces, Royal Air Force Marine Branch, RRS Discovery, Stanley Orr, Steam Gun Boat, Supercavitating propeller, Vadne (ferry), Vosper, Vosper 73 ft motor torpedo boat, Vosper Thorneycroft, VT Group, 1942 Birthday Honours, 1955 Birthday Honours, 1956 Birthday Honours, 1958 Birthday Honours, 1962 Birthday Honours, 1986 New Year Honours. Expand index (24 more) »

Airfix

Airfix is a UK manufacturer of injection-moulded plastic scale model kits of aircraft and other objects.

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Black Sea campaigns (1941–44)

The Black Sea Campaigns were the operations of the Axis and Soviet naval forces in the Black Sea and its coastal regions during World War II between 1941 and 1944, including in support of the land forces.

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Blue Bird K4

Blue Bird K4 was a powerboat commissioned in 1939 by Sir Malcolm Campbell, to rival the Americans' efforts in the fight for the world water speed record.

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Bras d'Or (R-103)

Bras d'Or (R-103) was a small experimental hydrofoil built for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) during the 1950s.

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Brave-class patrol boat

The Brave-class fast patrol boats were a class of two gas turbine motor torpedo boats (MTBs) that were the last of their type for the Royal Navy (RN) Coastal Forces division.

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Bristol Proteus

The Bristol Proteus was the Bristol Aeroplane Company's first mass-produced gas turbine engine design, a turboprop that delivered just over 4,000 hp (3,000 kW).

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British Power Boat Company

The British Power Boat Company was a British manufacturer of motor boats, particularly racing boats and later military patrol boats.

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Coastal Forces of the Royal Navy

Coastal Forces was a division of the Royal Navy initially established during World War I, and then again in World War II under the command of Rear-Admiral, Coastal Forces.

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Crusader (speedboat)

Crusader was a jet-powered speed boat piloted by John Cobb.

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Dark-class patrol boat

The Dark class, or Admiralty "Type A", were a class of eighteen fast patrol boats that served with the United Kingdom's Royal Navy starting in 1954.

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David Brown (entrepreneur)

Sir David Brown (10 May 1904 – 3 September 1993) was an English industrialist, managing director of his grandfather's gear and machine tool business David Brown Limited and more recently David Brown Tractors, and one time owner of shipbuilders Vosper Thorneycroft and car manufacturers Aston Martin and Lagonda.

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David Brown Ltd.

David Brown Engineering Limited is an English engineering company, principally engaged in the manufacture of gears and gearboxes.

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Du Cane

Du Cane may refer to any of the following.

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Electric Launch Company

The Electric Launch Company, later renamed Elco Motor Yachts, is a United States boat building and electric motor company that has operated from 1893 to 1949 and from 1987 to the present.

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Fairmile Marine

Fairmile Marine was a British boat building company founded in 1939 by the car manufacturer Noel Macklin.

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Gay-class patrol boat

The Gay class were a class of twelve fast patrol boats that served with the Royal Navy from the early 1950s.

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Giles Rolls Loder

Sir Giles Rolls Loder, 3rd Baronet (1914–1999) was an English aristocrat, World War II veteran, public official, horticulturalist and yachtsman.

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Guardia di Finanza

The Guardia di Finanza (GdF) (Financial Guard) is an Italian law enforcement agency under the authority of the Minister of Economy and Finance.

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History of Southampton

Southampton is a city in Hampshire, England.

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History of the Irish Naval Service

The Anglo-Irish treaty of 1922 stipulated that Ireland would be given responsibility to police its customs and fishing, while the United Kingdom would remain in control of Irish waters.

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History of the Port of Southampton

The Port of Southampton is a major passenger and cargo port located in the central part of the south coast of England.

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History of Woolston, Southampton

History of Woolston, suburb of Southampton, Hampshire.

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HM Coastal Motor Boat 4

HM Coastal Motor Boat 4 is the torpedo boat used when Lieutenant Augustus Agar earned a Victoria Cross for carrying out a raid on Soviet warships in Kronstadt and sinking the cruiser ''Oleg'' It was one of a large series of small, fast, shallow draught Coastal Motor Boats used during the First World War.

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HMS Alliance (P417)

HMS Alliance is a Royal Navy A-class, ''Amphion''-class or Acheron-class submarine, laid down towards the end of the Second World War and completed in 1947.

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HMS Bassingham (M2605)

HMS Bassingham was one of 93 ships of the of inshore minesweepers, of which was the first.

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HMS Gay Archer (P1041)

HMS Gay Archer was a ''Gay''-class fast patrol boat of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Gay Bombardier (P1042)

HMS Gay Bombardier was a ''Gay''-class fast patrol boat of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Gay Bruiser (P1044)

HMS Gay Bruiser was a ''Gay''-class fast patrol boat of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Hildersham (M2705)

HMS Hildersham was one of 93 ships of the of inshore minesweepers.

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HMS Odiham (M2783)

HMS Odiham was one of 93 ships of the of inshore minesweepers.

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HMS Popham (M2782)

HMS Popham was a for the Royal Navy.

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HMS Sparham (M2731)

HMS Sparham was a of the Royal Navy.

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Home Kidston

Lieutenant-Commander Home Ronald Archibald Kidston (11 March 1910 – January 1996) was a Royal Navy officer, farmer and racing driver.

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Iranian frigate Sabalan

Sabalan (in Persian سبلان) is a British-made Vosper Mark V-class frigate in the Iranian Navy.

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Iranian frigate Sahand

Iranian frigate Sahand (in Persian سهند), a British-made Vosper Mark V class frigate (also known as the), was commissioned as part of a four-ship order.

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Irish Naval Service

The Naval Service (an tSeirbhís Chabhlaigh) is the maritime component of the Defence Forces of Ireland and is one of the three branches of the Irish Defence Forces.

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John I. Thornycroft & Company

John I. Thornycroft & Company Limited, usually known simply as Thornycroft was a British shipbuilding firm founded by John Isaac Thornycroft in Chiswick in 1866.

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John Lambert (naval historian)

John Lambert (1937-January 11, 2016) was a naval illustrator and historian.

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Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah PC (21 September 1909 – 27 April 1972) was a Ghanaian politician and revolutionary.

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Libyan Navy

Libyan Navy is the maritime force of Libya, established in November 1962.

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List of decommissioned ships of the Italian Navy

This is a list of decommissioned vessels of the Italian Navy since 1949.

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List of German Navy ship classes

This is a list of naval ship classes that were in service with the Bundesmarine (navy of West Germany), or are still in service with the German Navy (navy of reunited Germany).

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List of Romanian-built warships of World War II

During and up to the Second World War, the naval industry of the Kingdom of Romania produced numerous medium and small size warships, of varying types, as well as auxiliaries.

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List of shipbuilders and shipyards

This is a list of notable shipbuilders and shipyards.

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List of ships built at John I. Thornycroft & Company, Woolston

This is a list of ships built by John I. Thornycroft & Company at the yard at Woolston, England.

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List of ships of World War II (V)

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

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M163 VADS

The M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS) is a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) that was used by the United States Army.

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McHale's Navy

McHale's Navy is an American sitcom starring Ernest Borgnine that aired 138 half-hour episodes over four seasons, from October 11, 1962, to April 12, 1966, on the ABC television network.

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Motor Torpedo Boat

Motor Torpedo Boat (MTB) was the name given to fast torpedo boats by the Royal Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy.

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MTB 102

MTB 102 is one of few surviving motor torpedo boats that served with the Coastal Forces of the Royal Navy in the Second World War.

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National Historic Fleet

The National Historic Fleet is a list of historic ships and vessels located in the United Kingdom, under the National Historic Ships register.

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NMS Constanța

NMS Constanța was a submarine tender of the Romanian Navy.

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NMS Vedenia

NMS Vedenia was a Second World War motor torpedo boat of the Romanian Navy.

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NMS Viscolul

NMS Viscolul was the most successful and the longest-serving motor torpedo boat of the Romanian Navy during the Second World War.

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Peter Du Cane (engineer)

Peter Du Cane (1901–1984) was a Royal Navy commander and managing director of the engineering company Vospers.

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Plywood

Plywood is a sheet material manufactured from thin layers or "plies" of wood veneer that are glued together with adjacent layers having their wood grain rotated up to 90 degrees to one another.

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PT boat

A PT boat (short for Patrol Torpedo boat) was a torpedo-armed fast attack craft used by the United States Navy in World War II.

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Romanian Naval Forces

The Romanian Navy (Forțele Navale Române) is the navy branch of the Romanian Armed Forces; it operates in the Black Sea and on the Danube.

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Royal Air Force Marine Branch

The Marine Branch (1918-1986) was a branch of the Royal Air Force (RAF) which operated watercraft in support of RAF operations.

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RRS Discovery

RRS Discovery was the last traditional wooden three-masted ship to be built in Britain.

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Stanley Orr

Stanley Gordon Orr, (28 September 1916 – 11 August 2003) was the highest scoring fighter ace of the Royal Navy during the Second World War.

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Steam Gun Boat

Steam gun boat (SGB) was a Royal Navy term for a class of small naval vessels used during the Second World War.

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Supercavitating propeller

The supercavitating propeller is a variant of a propeller for propulsion in water, where supercavitation is actively employed to gain increased speed by reducing friction.

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Vadne (ferry)

Vadne was a ferry built by Vosper & Company in 1939 for the Port of Portsmouth Steam Launch & Towing Company.

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Vosper

Vosper may refer to.

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Vosper 73 ft motor torpedo boat

The Vosper 73 foot motor torpedo boat was a mid-twentieth century British military boat design by Vospers.

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Vosper Thorneycroft

Vosper Thorneycroft may refer to.

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VT Group

VT Group is a privately held United States defence and services company, with its origins in a former British shipbuilding group, previously known as Vosper Thornycroft.

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1942 Birthday Honours

The King's Birthday Honours 1942 were appointments by King George VI to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by members of the British Empire.

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1955 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1955 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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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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1958 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1958 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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1962 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1962 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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1986 New Year Honours

The New Year Honours 1986 were appointments by most of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, and honorary ones to citizens of other countries.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vosper_%26_Company

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