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  Cod War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cod Wars (also called the Iceland Cod Wars) were a series of confrontations between the United Kingdom and Iceland over Iceland's claims of authority over tracts of ocean off their coastline as being their exclusive fishery zone.
During this war, the Icelandic Coast Guard started to use the infamous net cutters, which proved so effective that they are often considered the key to the Icelandic victory.
The 'war', which was the most hard fought of the Cod Wars, saw British fishing trawlers have their nets cut by the Icelandic Coast Guard, and there were several incidents of ramming by Icelandic ships and British trawlers, frigates and tug-boats.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cod_War   (2181 words)

 Cod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cod is the common name for the genus Gadus of fish, belonging to the family Gadidae, and is also used in the common name of a variety of other fishes.
Cod livers are processed to make cod liver oil, an important source of Vitamin A, Vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA).
In the United Kingdom, cod is the one of the most common kind of fish to be found in fish and chips, along with Haddock and Plaice.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cod   (1013 words)

 emblem designed by the crew of the submarine. click for history of the USS COD photo - lou muenz photos at pbase.com
Cod submerged to her 300-foot test depth and ran at her top underwater speed of 8.5 knots for 10 minutes to clear the firing point, which was clearly marked by the white wakes of Cod's steam-powered torpedoes.
Cod returned to her Perth, Australia base on August 13, 1945, and was met at the dock by the men of the O-19 who invited their rescuers to a thank-you party.
Cod is now docked in Lake Erie at Cleveland, Ohio and is maintained and operated as a memorial to the more than 3900 submariners who lost their lives during the 100 year history of the United States Navy Submarine Force.
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Cod arrived in Brisbane, Australia, 2 October 1943 to prepare for her first war patrol, on which she sailed 20 days later.
On 26 April Cod was threatened by a fire in the after torpedo room, but was saved by the heroism and skill of her men who fought the fire under control and manually fired a torpedo already in its tube before the fire could explode it.
All of Cod's seven war patrols were designated as "successful" war patrols for which she received seven battle stars.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/c10/cod.htm   (770 words)

 Cod War - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Cod Wars (also called the UK Cod Wars) were a series of confrontations between the United Kingdom and the fish species cod over cod's claims of authority over tracts of ocean off the UK's coastline as being their exclusive fucking zone.
As cod stocks diminished around the world, the cod realised that they would have to do more fucking, an idea antithetical to the British who would have no truck with the idea of fish sperming up in the waters off of their coasts.
In 1972, cod - whose quarter of a million population was at that time almost exclusively dependent on fucking - unilaterally extended its territorial waters before announcing plans to reduce under-fucking.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Cod_War   (295 words)

 New EU fishing laws spark aquatic battering (Pub-friendly) [The Rockall Times]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Member states of the European Union have voted to ban fishing for cod in the North Sea to prevent total collapse of stocks of this fish supper favourite.
The government issued a statement this morning stating that any cod accidentally caught should be apologised to and released immediately.
Cod users will not give up their food easily it would seem and are willing to go to any lengths to obtain a few grams of the white stuff.
www.therockalltimes.co.uk:30001 /2002/12/23/cod-war.pub.html   (373 words)

 Cod Wars - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Cod Wars, intermittent skirmishes at sea between British and Icelandic trawlermen, backed by their respective navies, over the right to fish for cod...
This report on the second Cod War appeared in The Times on September 13, 1972.
Cod are valued both as food and as the source of cod-liver oil.
au.encarta.msn.com /Cod_Wars.html   (161 words)

 TED Case Study: Iceland Cod War
Stocks of cod had decreased by a third during the 1970's.(4) Iceland stated that fish catches would have to be reduced.
In addition to the survival of the cod and the survival of Iceland arguments, there was the legal argument.
Since cod are mostly used for fish and chips in Britain, the switch to another fish would require the consumer to change his or her taste.
www.american.edu /TED/icefish.htm   (2090 words)

Hence, a reformulation of the COD, acknowledging the DDE and the POPLF, is warranted.
The DDE significantly narrows the scope of the COD's prohibition from the set of all innocent human beings to the subset of innocent human beings whose death is (1) intentional and (2) unintentional, foreseen, and disproportionate to the good that is being sought.
To deem every act of war immoral and to prohibit its occurrence, then, because of the possibility that non-liables may be killed accidentally, is like deeming immoral and prohibiting the building of automobiles because of the possibility of accidental auto injuries and deaths.
www.svaphilosopher.com /Interpreting.html   (4305 words)

Cod was probably a favorite dish ever since people inhabited northern Europe and learned to fish.
Declining cod landings is a symptom of the state of the cod stocks in the sea.
Total landings of cod from the East Atlantic from 1975 to 2000 according to the International Council for the exploration of sea.
www.ucd.ie /codtrace/codfish.htm   (1129 words)

 Miranda Website
The "war" caused Iceland to threaten to close the NATO base at Keflavik, which would have had major repercussions on the ability of NATO to defend the Atlantic Ocean from Soviet incursions.
Iceland was concerned that the cod might follow the pattern of the Icelandic herring, which during the 1960s almost disappeared.
However, little was actually known about the whole ecology of the fishery stocks, let alone the relationship between what numbers of what age of fish caught and the effect on the spawning population.
home.freeuk.com /nigelhadley/codwar.htm   (1575 words)

 MilitaryEnglish Cod War true or false exercise
In September 1972 the dispute over fishing rights known as the "Cod War" led the Icelandic Government to declared an exclusive fifty-nautical-mile fishing zone around her coasts.
Miranda was involved in one of the few serious incidents in the "Cod War".
A bilateral agreement was eventually reached in 1976 and the "Cod War" ended but the number of British trawlers allowed to operate in Icelandic waters, and the quantity of fish they could catch, was drastically cut.
www.learnenglish.org.uk /militaryCET/030305/mirandatorf.html   (697 words)

 National Park Service: World War II Warships in the Pacific
By 1945, without this commerce and the raw materials it supplied to her war effort, Japan found it impossible to continue the war outside of the homeland.
USS Cod is in good condition, retains her World War II integrity and saw service in the Pacific during the war.
USS Torsk is particularly significant in that she fired the last torpedoes of World War II and is credited with sinking the last Japanese combat ships to be lost in the war.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/butowsky1/warships6.htm   (878 words)

 Cape Cod Headlines - Cape Cod's religious warefare circa 1675
In proportion to population, King Philip’s War was one of the deadliest wars in American history.
Because the conflict was, for both sides, a holy war, it was waged with staggering brutality.
Describing the “Great Swamp Fight” where Benjamin Church's Pilgrim forces killed thousands of Native American women, children, and old men hiding in a makeshift fort constructed for their protection in the middle of a Rhode Island swamp is one example.
www.capecodtoday.com /blogs/index.php/headlines/2006/04/22/cape_cod_s_religious_warefare_circa_1675   (970 words)

 Cod War
The Cod War (also called the Iceland Cod War) was a series of confrontations between the United Kingdom and Iceland over Iceland's claims of authority over tracts of ocean off their coastline as being their exclusive fishery zone.
In 1972, Iceland unilaterally extended its territorial waters before announcing plans to reduce over-fishing.
This did nothing to help slow the decline of the British fisheries, severely affecting the economies of northern fishing ports such as Grimsby and Kingston-Upon-Hull.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/co/Cod_War.html   (144 words)

 National Park Service: World War II Warships in the Pacific
USS Cod is a fleet-type submarine (built to maintain speeds averaging 17 knots) of the Gato class.
The 5Ó deck gun on the boat was the type used by a surface vessel during the war and is not a submarine deck gun.
USS Cod is in good condition, and with the exception of her missing deck guns, retains her World War II integrity.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/butowsky1/cod.htm   (581 words)

 Amazon.com: Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World: Books: Mark Kurlansky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The cod fishery is in trouble, deep trouble, as the Atlantic fish has been fished almost to extinction.
If Aldous Huxley's grandfather, Thomas, asserted in the 19th century that cod would never become extinct, it was only because he could not imagine the rapid technological changes which would turn fishing into harvesting, and the classic practice of drying fish into freezing it, on board the fishing boats themselves.
The book tells many interesting episodes in cod's history: the secret cod fishing grounds of the Basques, the cod wars of the Icelanders and the British, the White Fishing Fleet of the Portuguese, the exhaustion of the cod stocks by the Newfoundlanders, and many other historic facts in between.
www.amazon.com /Cod-Biography-That-Changed-World/dp/0140275010   (2011 words)

 Case Study
While it agreed that the number of cod had been decreasing, Britain was not convinced over-fishing was the cause, nor over what the limit on the catch should be.
A reduction in their ability to catch cod would cause high short-term unemployment (about 9,000 jobs would be lost), with lasting unemployment for some.(9) These fish-dependent jobs caused Great Britain to attempt to protect the fishing fleet after Iceland's declaration.
The "war" consisted of numerous rammings between Icelandic and British vessels, and some reported gunfire, but there were no fatalities as a result of this violent activities.
www.american.edu /ted/ice/codwar.htm   (2638 words)

 BBC - Nation on Film - Fishing - decline
After World War II the herring industry declined, until the failure of the seasonal herring shoals marked its end.
The first 'Cod war' took place in 1958, when Iceland, extended its coastal fishing limit, from 4 miles, to 12 miles.
Between November 1975, and June 1976, the cod brought two NATO allies to the brink of war.
www.bbc.co.uk /nationonfilm/topics/fishing/background_decline.shtml   (720 words)

 cod - GameSpot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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Activision and Spidey house Treyarch prove that there are still World War II battles yet to be fought on the video game screen, as we get our first look at this imposing shooter sequel.
CoD 1.3 patch for Activision's PC WWII first-person shooter is set to be released this week.
www.gamespot.com /pages/tags/index.php?type=news&tags=cod   (1104 words)

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COD Cod: The well-known food fish of the North Atlantic and North Pacific.
Complement: 60 Armament: 1 3”; 10 21” torpedo tubes Class: GATO COD (SS-224) was launched 21 March 1943 by Electric Boat Co., Groton, Conn.; sponsored by Mrs.
Between 21 July and 1 August, COD made 20 gunfire attacks on the junks, motor sampans, and barges which were all that remained to supply the Japanese at Singapore.
www.hazegray.org /danfs/submar/ss224.txt   (826 words)

 Historic Naval Ships Visitors Guide - USS Cod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Operating from Australian ports during World War II, Cod received a battle star for each of her seven war patrols, and sank nearly 27,000 tons of Japanese shipping, including the destroyer Karukaya.
As a participant in Project 3, Cod carried a Navy cameraman aboard during her last war patrol.
Cod was in the first group of naval vessels to transit the newly opened St. Lawrence Seaway.
www.hnsa.org /ships/cod.htm   (232 words)

 U.S.S. Cod (SS-224): American Submarine War Patrol Reports
During the war, Cod made a total of seven war patrols, operating from bases in Australia, Hawaii and Guam.
During her seven war patrols, Cod was credited with sinking 13 ships, for a total of 51,100 tons (reduced post war to 8 ships and 26,999 tons).
USSCod.org is the official website for the Cleveland Coordinating Committee for Cod, which operates the historic submarine as a museum and memorial, open to the public daily from May through September.
riverdaleebooks.com /cod.html   (224 words)

 Seven Seas History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During the Second World War, Cod Liver Oil was produced for the Ministry of Food under a free distribution scheme.
At this time BCLO were one of the biggest producers and rushed to the help of the nation, supplying Cod Liver Oil to help keep people fit and healthy in the War.
In the early to mid eighties the company was growing at a rapid pace and therefore made a series of acquisations to build on this position.
www.codliveroil.co.uk /about/sshistory.html   (462 words)

 Nobody Takes Another’s Fish out of the Sea: The Cod War with Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With this in mind, since 1901 when it was decided that it would be three miles, the exclusive fishing zone was extended in stages.
After the Second World War, just as Iceland was developing its fishing fleet, the Icelandic fishing grounds were subjected to very high use by the fishing nations of Europe.
Indeed, the ocean fish stocks were so drastically reduced that it was clear that they would be in a perilous state unless radical steps were taken.
www.hi.is /page/nobody_takes_anothers_fish   (393 words)

 Cape Cod Times: Gulf War veterans speak (October 22, 2001)
Gulf War Army veteran Thomas Steele says the public has been galvanized in its support of the war in Afghanistan, because they saw thousands of Americans die before their eyes last month.
"The big story of the Gulf War was not the soldiers, it was the technology, and that has also been the story of this war so far," he said.
Allen said he came back from the war with pride that all of the soldiers he left with came back alive and well.
www.capecodonline.com /special/terror/terrornews/gulfwar22.htm   (1035 words)

 Damit Clan Board
There a bunch of wigger fags who enjoy sitting in their chat being losers and making fun of ut and anyone who is a threat to owning them.
COD has mad euro strats and have euros play that can execute them well along with the NA players they play.
I don't see DV in the WAR assault ladder but they are here chatting away...
www.damitclan.com /board/messages/356/3700.html?1020837067   (796 words)

 Scotland on Sunday - Scotland - New Cod War looms as customers urged not to buy Scottish-caught fish
WE ARE on the brink of a new Cod War.
Top of the list are North Sea cod and haddock, two of the country’s favourite species, which, the guide says, have been drastically overfished.
Fish buyers are told instead to obtain their supplies from Iceland, which fought the original Cod War in the 1970s to stop British fishermen exploiting its stocks.
scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com /scotland.cfm?id=128772002   (598 words)

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