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  G - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about G   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In modern English, g stands sometimes for /g/ as in ‘frog’, and sometimes for a voiced palatoalveolar affricate, as in ‘singe’ or ‘edge’.
In initial spelling gn, g is silent, as in ‘gnaw’, and it is also silent in many words of French origin, such as ‘sign’ and ‘feign’.
G with h can be silent, as in ‘high’, or have the sound /f/, as in ‘enough’.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/G and H class destroyer
The G and H class destroyers were a class of twenty-four destroyers of the Royal Navy (two later transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy and one to the Polish Navy) launched in 1935–1939.
Hero and Hereward introduced a new design of bridge that was to become standard on all Royal Navy fleet destroyers from the "I" class to the "Battle" class of 1944.
The Brazilians decided to produce indegenous destroyers at the Ihla das Cobras shipayed, Rio de Janeiro, The design was based on the H class plans supplied by Britain but with 5 inch guns supplied by the USA.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/G_and_H_class_destroyer   (1091 words)

  
 Daring class destroyer (1949) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Darings were the largest destroyers then built at that time for the RN, at 390 ft (119 m), compared to the Battles at 379 ft (116 m), their predecessor, as-well as a full load displacement of 3,820 t which eclipsed the Battles 3,430 t.
The Darings were the last conventional gun destroyers of the RN armed with the QF 4.5 inch /45 (114 mm) Mark V gun in three double mounts UD Mk.VI (later renamed simply Mark N6).
Of note was a new design of bridge, breaking with a lineage going back to the G and H class destroyer of 1936.
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 WORLD WAR II MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS (G-L)
Although the tank which he commanded was destroyed in the course of the fire fight, he stood the enemy off until friendly tanks, preparing to come to his aid, caused the enemy to withdraw and thereby lose an opportunity to kill or capture the entire battalion command personnel.
Jacobson destroyed a total of 16 enemy positions and annihilated approximately 75 Japanese, thereby contributing essentially to the success of his division's operations against this fanatically defended outpost of the Japanese Empire.
His heroic determination to destroy the enemy and his disregard of his own safety aided immeasurably in halting a strong enemy attack, caused an enormous amount of enemy casualties, and so inspired his fellow soldiers that they fought for and held a vitally important position against greatly superior forces.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/mohiia2.htm   (17687 words)

  
 Venator-class Star Destroyer - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The Venator-class Star Destroyer, also known as the Republic attack cruiser, was one of the capital ships used by the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars.
Venators were equipped with powerful engines, a Class 1 hyperdrive, strong deflector shields, a large complement of starfighters and ground assault vehicles, and a range of powerful weaponry.
Venator-class Star Destroyers were deployed in many battles during the Clone Wars, most notably during the Second Battle of Coruscant when upwards of a thousand of the ships helped protect the capital.
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 G and H class destroyer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Later during the war some ships were modified as escort destroyers with fewer 4.7 inch guns and the Hedgehog anti-submarine mortar.
This weapon had a trunion height 13 inches taller than the previous single mount CP Mark XVIII, therefore it was necessary to raise the wheelhouse in order that the helmsman had a forward field of view.
The Brazilians decided to produce indegenous destroyers at the Ihla das Cobras shipayed, Rio de Janeiro, The design was based on the H class plans supplied by Britain but with 5 inch guns supplied by the USA.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/G_and_H_class_destroyer   (1075 words)

  
 H Class Submarines
H class submarines from the 6th Flotilla with their supply ship (H32, H43, H34 and H44).
H Class submarines, Message Board for naval enthusiasts, crew and descendents of H Class Submarines.
HM submarine H.28 enters Scapa Flow anchorage, passing the forlorn Battle Cruiser SMS Derfflinger and a group of sunken destroyers H.28 was one of the H class submarines.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /h_class1.htm   (1788 words)

  
 HMS Firedrake - the history of HMS Firedrake
On the night of the 16th December 1942, HMS Firedrake, an 'F' class Destroyer, was the escort leader to convoy ON153, with 43 ships bound for Canada.
The Sunflower moved in quickly to pick up the men in the water, a Newfoundland rating, G J Furey, had a rope tied around his waist and was lowered down the side of Sunflower.
Serving in the Mediterranean with force "H", Running aground off Spain, the battle of Spartivento against the Italian fleet and the bombardment of Genoa, surviving a near miss that blasted a massive hole in the ships side and many convoy duties to Malta, Gibraltar, Canada and America.
www.hmsfiredrake.co.uk   (847 words)

  
 Galactopedia H Section 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Hammurabi was destroyed by Klingon starships while escorting a large freighter convoy in the company of the starship Troy.
While seventeen freighters were destroyed and four captured, five of the convoy vessels were able to escape.
The prototype of a class of heavy cruiser was named after him in the 24th century.
www.captainmike.org /Galactopedia/h1.html   (7511 words)

  
 Galactopedia H Section 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This ability was very nearly destroyed when a rogue Klingon commander nearly crippled the industry which creates these computer ships in the early 2270s.
Type of Federation starship, a class one scout, 242.5 meters in overall length with a dead weight tonnage of 94,500 metric tons, lightly armed with 2 phaser banks and able to sustain a maximum safe cruising speed of warp factor 6, with a standard crew complement of 195.
The Hermes-class is externally indistinguishable from its sister class, the Saladin destroyer, except that the Hermes scout lacks the extra weapons ports of the Saladin.
captainmike.org /Galactopedia/h2.html   (4245 words)

  
 GLASNOST Berlin - A 1935 US Plan for Invasion of Canada
Examples of this class of harbors are: Pictou, N.S. Sydney, N.S. Canso, N.S. Gaspe', Quebec Sorel, Quebec -45- The port of Montreal, favorably located at the head of ocean naviga- tion on the St. Lawrence and the foot of inland navigation of the Great Lakes, is a natural shipping and railroad center.
The port of Prince Rupert is a first class harbor with modern terminal facilities and excellent and extensive anchorages.
G) (2) It is probable that the Non-permanent Active Militia can be brought to a strength of 60,000 at M plus 15 and to full strength of 126,000 in M plus 30 days.
www.glasnost.de /hist/usa/1935invasion.html   (8882 words)

  
 G and H class destroyer - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The G and H class was a class of twenty-four destroyers of the Royal Navy (two later transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy and one to the Polish Navy) launched in 1935–1939.
Hardy, launched on 7 April 1936, sunk by gunfire from German destroyer Georg Thiele on 10 April 1940 in the battle of Narvik
Hunter, launched on 25 February 1936, sunk by German destroyers on 10 April 1940 in the battle of Narvik
education.music.us /G/G-and-H-class-destroyer.htm   (662 words)

  
 Deans Marine H.M.S Javelin. 'J'Class Destroyer
The J class destroyers were ordered in March 1937 under the 1936 Defence Estimates and were intended as a follow on from the Tribal class of ships.
The first of the J class was laid down in 1937, to be followed by the K class in 1937-38 and N class in 1939-40.
Like the Tribal class, the J’s were sent to theatres of the fiercest fighting and subsequently suffered heavy losses.
www.model-dockyard.com /deans/javelin.htm   (282 words)

  
 USS William R. Rush DD 714 Gearing Class Destroyer Models   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Gearing Class Destroyer USS William R. Rush DD 714 was commissioned in 1945.
The Gearing Class was essentially the same as the Sumner Class Destroyers with with an extra 14' of length to accommodate additional fuel and anti-aircraft armament.
All 105 Gearing Class Destroyers from the USS Gearing DD 710 to the USS Meredith DD 890 are available in a multitude of configurations and sizes.
thatravenmagic.com /rush.html   (502 words)

  
 H.M.S. EKINS
Destroyer Flotilla normally composed of "Hunt" and "V"and "W" destroyers now reinforced with Sloops, Corvettes and Frigates from the North Atlantic.
Three frigates of the class were lost in the area during this period.
Destroyer Flotilla of "Hunt's", "VandW" destroyers and "Guillemot"class corvettes, three fleet sweeping flotillas and numerous motor minesweepers were also based there, the big coastal forces base was over the river at Felixstowe.
www.rjerrard.co.uk /royalnavy/ekins/ekins.htm   (1167 words)

  
 HMS Achates ("A" Class Destroyers)
The German destroyers displaced 2,260-2,690 tons and were armed with five guns (5-inch to 5.9 inch) and 8 torpedo tubes.
The destroyers of the Onslow class displaced 1,540 tons, and their armament consisted only of four guns (4-inch to 4.7-inch) and 8 torpedo tubes.
At 9.30, however, the uncertainty was dispelled by the enemy, which was in fact the three destroyers of the Hipper's group, opening fire on the Obdurate, which Sherbrooke had detached to investigate.
www.rjerrard.co.uk /royalnavy/achates/achates.htm   (1257 words)

  
 8 April 1940
The destroyers are covered by battlecruiser HMS Renown and other destroyers.
One of the screen HMS Glowworm, a 'G' and 'H' class destroyer, is detached to search for a man overboard, just as the heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper heads into Trondheim.
They meet to the northwest of the port and the destroyer is sunk at around 0900 hours about 140 miles (225 kilometres) northwest of Trondheim, but not before she rams and damages the Hipper.
homepage.ntlworld.com /andrew.etherington/1940/04/08.htm   (1019 words)

  
 H. E. Carver
At the time of the vision the Advent band in Portland, Maine, were divided, some having denied their experience and become nominal Adventists, and some holding on to their experience, and the shut door view.
The latter class met at her father's house, and she was one of them, and believed in the shut door, and besides, was young at the time.
For if they believed the time for their salvation was past it would be impossible to engage in such a work; they could not do it, and did not do it for years.
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 Naval Institute Proceedings: The Next Revolution at Sea, By Rear Admiral H. G. Ulrich III and Rear Admiral Mark J. ...
Three new ship classes are in various stages of development and will serve as flexible forward platforms for new capabilities.
And just a few years later, the keel will be laid on the first CG(X), the next class of cruiser, designed from the keel up for theater air and ballistic missile defense.
Each unique class will carry its share of the surface warfare mission load and operate in concert with the other two.
www.usni.org /Proceedings/Articles03/proulrich10.htm   (1485 words)

  
 G+H Class Destroyers
The H class destroyer, was built by Scotts,at Greenock and launched 23rd March 1936.
G and H Class destroyers, Message Board for naval enthusiasts and crew descendents of G and H Class Destroyers.
This website is not part of any governmental body or official websites of G and H Class Destroyers.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /g+h_class.htm   (1919 words)

  
 H G Mathews Mar Epiphanios Metropolitan
It is not surprising, therefore, that for centuries the Jews had referred to their expected Deliverer as "the Anointed"; perhaps this designation alludes to Is., lxi, 1, and Dan., ix, 24 26, or even to Ps., ii, 2; xix, 7; xliv, 8.
Now Jesus sympathizes with all classes, with the rich and the poor, the learned and the ignorant, the happy and the sad; He moves with the same sense of familiarity among all classes of society.
The grace of the Master is also evident in the form of His teaching: He lays under contribution the simple phases of nature, the hen with her chickens, the gnat in the cup, the camel in the narrow street, the fig tree and its fruit, the fishermen sorting the catch.
www.indianchristianity.org /name.html   (16520 words)

  
 Type 15 Delhi Class
The Delhi Class destroyers are armed with the SET-65E; anti-submarine, active and passive homing torpedo to 8.1n miles; 15 km at 40 knots with a 205 kg warhead and the Type 53-65; passive wake homing torpedo to 10.3n miles; 19 km at 45 knots with a 305 kg warhead.
: The Delhi Class are the largest warships ever to be built in India and primarily act as command and control platforms for task groups and as screening escorts for the aircraft carriers.
The Delhi Class is also capable of operating in a NBC environment and Radar-Cross-Section reduction is presumed to be minimal, to the extent that some sharp angles have been flattened.
www.bharat-rakshak.com /NAVY/Delhi.html   (1619 words)

  
 Deans Marine H.M.S Grenville. 'U' Class Destroyer
HMS Grenville and seven other U class destroyers were ordered by the Admiralty.
The rest of her war was spent in the Bay of Biscay, where she had a very active career.
The full story, told by her captain, is to be found in the book 'Destroyer Captain' by Roger Hill.
www.model-dockyard.com /deans/grenville.htm   (265 words)

  
 Gearing-class destroyers in World War II
Gearing-class destroyers in World War II The final US destroyer design of World War II—the ultimate development of the Fletcher concept—was the Gearing class.
As with the Fletchers, the Allen M. Sumner class was satisfactory in most respects, but not all.
In the case of the Sumners, the shortcoming was in endurance and the solution was simple: lengthen the hull by 14 feet to increase fuel bunkerage.
www.destroyerhistory.org /sumner-gearingclass/gearingclass.html   (705 words)

  
 USS Peterson (DD 969)
USS PETERSON was the seventh SPRUANCE - class destroyer built and the first ship in the Navy named after Lieutenant Commander Carl Jerrold Peterson.
During PETERSON'S 1988 deployment, she served as the flagship for Commander, Destroyer Squadron Twenty-Six and operated with the British, French, German, Spanish, and Tunisian Navies.
PETERSON was homeported at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, VA and was a member of Commander, Destroyer Squadron Twenty-Eight, and served as flagship for the Commodore and staff.
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 uboat.net - Allied Warships - Destroyer HMS Griffin of the G class
uboat.net - Allied Warships - Destroyer HMS Griffin of the G class
The British destroyers HMS Grenville, HMS Greyhound, HMS Griffin and the Polish destroyer Blyskawica formed the escort of two British minelayers which conducted a night operation off the German coast.
The Italian submarine Lafolè was sunk north off Melilla by the British destroyers HMS Gallant, HMS Hotspur and HMS Griffin.
uboat.net /allies/warships/ship/4398.html   (180 words)

  
 Royal Navy Destroyer Deployment, 1914-1918
Contributed by Bill Maccormick (bmaccormick@cix.compulink.co.uk), the source being Warships of World War 1 - No 3 Destroyers by H M Le Fleming, published by Ian Allan Ltd, c1960.
Mediterranean 12 ' G ' class, 2 'H' class, 6 'E' class (+7 t.b.).
Malta 3 'G' class, 5 'H' class, 3 'E' class.
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