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 The Burning of the HMS Gaspee
Of interest is the fact that the musket ball fired by the Rhode Islander Joseph Bucklin that gravely wounded the captain of the Gaspee is acknowledged by many to be the cause of the first firearm-related British casualty of the Revolution.
For more information on the Gaspee affair, go to the Gaspee Days web site at http://www.gaspee.com/.
The complete history of this event can be found at the Gaspee Virtual Archives at www.gaspee.org.
www.nuwc.navy.mil /hq/history/gaspee.html

  
 HMS Grafton
HMS Grafton was in port at Ipswich Orwell Quay.
homepage.ntlworld.com /petes_web/grafton   (9 words)

  
 hms canopus
HMS Canopus was a pre-Dreadnought battleship of the British Royal Navy, built at Portsmouth Dockyard and laid down on the 4 January 1897, launched 21 June 1898 and completed in December 1899.
In 1913 HMS Canopus was stationed at Pembroke, Wales and at the outbreak of the First World War joined the 8th battle squadron of the Channel fleet, soon after she was sent to East Africa and the Cape of Good Hope.
Canopus 's slow maximum speed of only 17 knots meant that she was 300 miles south of the rest of Cradock's squadron when he fatally engaged the German force at the Battle of Coronel on 1 November 1914.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /HMS_Canopus.html   (421 words)

  
 HMS Barrosa (D68) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Barrosa (D68) was a Battle-class destroyer of the Royal Navy.
In 1950, Barrosa with one of her sister-ships and the carrier HMS Vengeance, where the small group performed a number of naval exercises and visits to a variety of ports.
Barrosa was positioned in the midle of her sister-ships Aisne and Agincourt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Barrosa_(D68)   (274 words)

  
 HMS Fame - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Fame - D Class destroyer built in 1918, of 334 tons and with a top speed of 30 knots, armed with one 12-pounder gun and five 6-pounder guns along with two 18in torpedo-tubes.
HMS Fame - Purchased by Captain Warren at Antigua in 1744 as a small 14-gun sloop.
HMS Fame - fifth-rate taken from the French in 1653/54.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Fame   (615 words)

  
 Hms
HMS Cornwall (1902) HMS Cornwall was a Leipzig.
HMS Kandahar HMS Kandahar was a HMS Jaguar.
HMS Loch Lomond HMS Loch Lomond was a Scotland.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/hms.html   (615 words)

  
 Hms
HMS Inflexible (1881) HMS Inflexible was a Mediterranean.
HMS Cornwall (1902) HMS Cornwall was a Leipzig.
HMS Kandahar HMS Kandahar was a HMS Jaguar.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/hms.html   (615 words)

  
 HMS Aurora (F10) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Aurora was built by John Brown Shipbuilders of Clydebank.
Aurora was launched on the 28 November 1962 and commissioned on the 9 April 1964.
Aurora became the leader of the 2nd Frigate Squadron in 1964.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Aurora_(F10)   (324 words)

  
 HMS Zebra
HMS Zebra, was a brig launched in 1877.
HMS Zebra was the lead ship of the Zebra class of destroyers.
HMS Zebra, 18, was last sloop to be built of the Cruizer class, and built in 1815.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/hm/HMS_Zebra.html   (324 words)

  
 HMS Triton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Triton, launched in 1796, was a 32-gun fifth-rate frigate.
Triton, launched in 1771, was a 28-gun sixth-rate frigate.
Tryton, originally French ship Triton, was a 42-gun fifth-rate captured in 1702 at the battle of Vigo Bay, and sold in 1709.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Triton   (324 words)

  
 HMS Pickle
The Royal Navy schooner HMS Pickle, of 4 guns, was the smallest ship present at the Battle of Trafalgar, commanded by Lt. John Richard Lapenotiere.
A later HMS Pickle, a schooner of 3 guns, was involved in the slave trade suppression, and achieved fame for capturing the armed slave ship Voladora off the coast of Cuba on June 5, 1829.
The Pickle was also the first ship to bring the news of Nelson's victory to Great Britain, arriving at Falmouth on November 4, 1805.
www.freeglossary.com /HMS_Pickle   (324 words)

  
 Hms
HMS Inflexible (1881) HMS Inflexible was a Mediterranean.
HMS Cornwall (1902) HMS Cornwall was a Leipzig.
HMS Kandahar HMS Kandahar was a HMS Jaguar.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/hms.html   (324 words)

  
 HMAS Sydney [Australian War Memorial]
On 27 July, while covering a Dardanelles convoy, and, in company with HMS Neptune, the Sydney was involved in the sinking of the small Greek tanker Ermioni carrying fuel to the Italian garrison in the Dodecanese.
Early November saw troops and stores transported to Crete then, on the night of 1112 November, the Sydney, with HMS Orion and Ajax and two destroyers, attacked an Italian convoy of four merchant ships and with two escorts in the Straits of Otranto.
The Kormoran was scuttled, the hulk blowing up at around 12.30 am as her cargo of mines detonated.
www.awm.gov.au /encyclopedia/hmas_sydney/document.htm   (324 words)

  
 Hms
HMS Inflexible (1881) HMS Inflexible was a Mediterranean.
HMS Cornwall (1902) HMS Cornwall was a Leipzig.
HMS Kandahar HMS Kandahar was a HMS Jaguar.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/hms.html   (324 words)

  
 Hms
HMS Inflexible (1881) HMS Inflexible was a Mediterranean.
HMS Cornwall (1902) HMS Cornwall was a Leipzig.
HMS Kandahar HMS Kandahar was a HMS Jaguar.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/hms.html   (7190 words)

  
 Hms
HMS Enterprise (A71) The ninth HMS Enterprise (A 71) of the 1959.
HMS Kandahar HMS Kandahar was a HMS Jaguar.
HMS Inflexible (1881) HMS Inflexible was a Mediterranean.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/hms.html   (7190 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: HMS Gloucester
The tenth Gloucester was a cruiser launched in 1937 and sunk off Crete in 1941.
The eighth Gloucester was a 74-gun third-rate launched in 1812 and sold 1884.
The first Gloucester was a 54-gun ship launched in 1654 and wrecked in 1682.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/HMS-Gloucester   (7190 words)

  
 Navy News - Ships of the Royal Navy - HMS Gloucester
HMS Gloucester (D96) is a Batch 3 Type 42 destroyer, around 16 metres longer than her earlier Batch 1 and 2 sisters.
Gloucester, which displaces 4,500 tons, has a ship's company of 250 and was launched by the Duchess of Gloucester.
Gloucester has been involved in a range of activities since she sailed from her home base of Portsmouth early in 2001.
www.navynews.co.uk /ships/gloucester.asp   (7190 words)

  
 HMS Broadsword Falklands 82 - HMS Glamorgan at Ascension Island
HMS Broadsword Falklands 82 - HMS Glamorgan at Ascension Island
HMS Glamorgan Ascension Island April 1982 (Contributed by Dean Webster)
www.btinternet.com /~broadsword82/gallery/accension/page_10.htm   (20 words)

  
 HMS Broadsword Falklands 82 - HMS Glamorgan Ascension Island
HMS Broadsword Falklands 82 - HMS Glamorgan Ascension Island
HMS Glamorgan at Ascension Island April 1982 (Contributed by Dean Webster)
www.btinternet.com /~broadsword82/gallery/accension/page_4.htm   (20 words)

  
 Probert Encyclopaedia: Ships (C-Car)
HMS Cadiz was a British Battle Class destroyer of 2315 tons displacement designed for operation in the Pacific Ocean during the Second World War and launched in 1944.
HMS Cadiz was powered by three Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 34 knots and carried a crew of 250 in peace time and 337 during the Second World War.
HMS Captain was a British turret ironclad of 6950 tons displacement, built in 1869 and lost by capsizing off Finisterre on September the 7th 1870.
www.probertencyclopaedia.com /R3.HTM   (20 words)

  
 HMS Bellona (1760) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See HMS Bellona for other RN ships of this name.
Bay of Biscay until 1814, when she paid off for the last time and broken up, having served in the navy for over 50 years, an unusually long time for one of the old wooden ships.
This page was last modified 15:46, 6 Nov 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Bellona_(1760)   (20 words)

  
 HMS Dauntless
In 1847 a 31-gun frigate named HMS Dauntless was launched at Portsmouth, England.
In 1807 the sloop Dauntless ran aground during battle in the Vistula River and was forced to surrender to the French.
The frigate was sold for breaking in 1885.
pedia.newsfilter.co.uk /wikipedia/h/hm/hms_dauntless.html   (20 words)

  
 HMS DAUNTLESS - Find Friends from HMS DAUNTLESS at Forces Reunited
HMS DAUNTLESS - Find Friends from HMS DAUNTLESS at Forces Reunited
We can reunite you with your friends who served at HMS Dauntless.
Click on any link to search for your friends that served at HMS Dauntless
www.forcesreunited.org.uk /namearchive/units/HMSNames/HMS-Dauntless.html   (20 words)

  
 Pandora foundering
[ HMS Pandora ] [ Book Review ] [ Pandora Encyclopedia ]
library.puc.edu /pitcairn/bounty/Pandora-picture.shtml   (20 words)

  
 HMS Zulu (F124) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Zulu (F124) was a Tribal-class frigate of the Royal Navy.
Later that year, Zulu, along with her sister-ship Mohawk, was part of the eight-ship Group 6 deployment, led by the cruiser HMS Tiger, that deployed to the Far East, visiting a variety of ports in fly-the-flag visits, as-well as performing naval exercises.
Zulu was the only Tribal built with Seacat missiles; her six sister frigates were built with two 40 mm Bofors guns and fitted with Seacat during later refits.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Zulu_(F124)   (439 words)

  
 HMS Warrior (1860) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She was renamed Warrior (1860) to avoid confusion with the present Warrior, which is the operational headquarters of the Royal Navy at Northwood.
HMS Warrior (1860) (also known as Vernon III and Oil Fuel Hulk C77) was the world's first ocean-going iron-hulled armoured battleship.
Restoration of Warrior as a museum ship began on September 3, 1979 in Hartlepool and was completed in June 16, 1987 when she arrived at her current berth in Portsmouth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Warrior_(1860)   (466 words)

  
 wrecks algeria HMS Walney
The HMS Walney (former USCG Sebago) was a Banff-class British escort sloop: she was one of the ten US Coast Guard cutters loaned to the Royal Navy at the beginning of the II World War.
The French sloop La Surprise attacked the HMS Walney by gunfire: the British sloop capsized and sank off Orano harbour.
The HMS Walney had on board about 200 American troopers of the 6th Armored Infantry Division.
www.sportesport.it /wrecksAG019.htm   (466 words)

  
 HMS Triton (N15) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Triton was declared lost will all hands on 18 December.
Triton moved into the area to investigate and heard cries for help.
Triton continued her war patrols, first in Baltic waters.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Triton_(N15)   (466 words)

  
 Triton
Built in Rotterdam, ex Cunard Adventurer, the Triton is fully air-conditioned and can host up to 700 passengers.
The Triton's claim to fame was the filming of "Bitter Moon" onboard with stars such as Hugh Grant, and Kristin Scott-Thomas.
The Chief Steward takes care of the Triton like his home and ensures a friendly atmosphere onboard.
www.roc.gr /roc_vessels/triton.htm   (466 words)

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