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  HMS Achilles (1778) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Achille was a 74-gun 3rd rate ship of the line taken from the French.
Originally the French ship Annibal she was renamed Achille in 1786 and was one of six ships captured at The Glorious First of June.
See HMS Achilles for other ships of the same name.
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 HMS Achilles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Achilles was originally the French ship Annibal launched in 1778, renamed Achille in 1786, and captured at the Glorious First of June.
Achilles, launched in 1932, was a Leander-class light cruiser.
She was transferred to the RNZN, she was returned at the end of World War II and recommissioned as Delhi before being was sold in the 1948 to India and commissioned as INS Delhi.
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 Research Collections Information Service Sheets at the Royal Naval Museum
In September 1743 Rodney was appointed to HMS Sheerness, and in October 1744 transferred to HMS Ludlow Castle, serving in the North Sea.
In February 1757, he was moved to HMS Dublin, and in the autumn of that year was part of Hawke’s fleet which was involved in the abortive attack on the Basque Roads.
Rodney, with HMS Achilles as his flagship, was immediately appointed to command a squadron, which on the 6th July bombarded Le Havre, destroying the stores and flat bottomed boats prepared for the contemplated invasion of England.
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Kptlt Albrecht Achilles, Knights Cross, was the CO at the time of her loss.
Albrecht Achilles was born in 1914, in Karlsruhe.
The master, 38 crewmembers and ten gunners were picked up by armed trawler HMS Fir & transferred to the Sennen lifeboat 1945 - U-711 observed one Gnat hit after 6 minutes 45 seconds at the stern of an armed trawler in Kola Inlet.
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USS Achilles (ARL-41) General Characteristics Displacement: 4,100 tons Length: 328 ft (100 m) Beam: 50 ft (15 m) Draft:...
USS Alliance (1778) 7 After 1788 1779 The new frigate's first assignment was to carry Lafayette back to 2 February befor...
The first Claxton was originally commissioned in 1918, and ultimately saw service as HMS Salisbury...
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 HMS Achates - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation HMS Achates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
HMS Achates - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation HMS Achates.
Here you will find more informations about HMS Achates.
She never entered service, and was sunk for testing in 1950.
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The HMS Poseidon was a British submarine that operated in the China Sea until 1931.
In this manner the new sailors are deemed to have performed essential rites of passage when crossing certain parallels, straits and narrow passages in the oceans and seas of the world.
Since the first Royal Navy Penelope of 1778, many ships in the Admiralty inventory have gone by that name, always resurrected to honor the previous ships that had been destroyed in battle.
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Heavily out-gunned by its superior foe, Exeter took the full force of the Graf Spee's firepower alone until its escorting destroyers HMS Ajax and HMS Achilles were able to bring their guns to bear on the enemy vessel.
HMS Exeter limped into Plymouth on 15th Feb 1940, to a rapturous welcome from the crowds who had gathered to cheer her in.
HMS Exeter itself, by the way, was lost, along with an entire squadron of British, US, Australian and Dutch vessels, in the Dutch East Indies in 1942, trying to engage a Japanese force more than twice its strength.
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 131Worldwidedistribution of the Chaffe, Chaffey, Chafe Family Surname - 1016-1900   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
William Chaaf or Chafe or Chaff was a prisoner convicted in Exeter in 1787 and was on the Charlotte one of six convict ships in the First Fleet that sailed from Portsmouth to New South Wales in 1787.
Thomas Chaffey sailed from Plymouth to Australia on the HMS Scarborough with the Second Fleet in 1790.
1773 to 1778, 6 Chaffey, 2 Chaffie, 1 Chafie, 1 Chafin, 1 Chafy were registered with the Sherborne and Yeovil Mercury Newspapers.
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 The Honorverse Illustrated Character List
From his flagship HMS Reliant, he leads the task force from Manticore that comes to the assistance of Grayson and prevents the loss of HMS Fearless (CA-286).
[HOTQ] She is next assigned to HMS Prince Adrian and participates in the raid that secures a confession from the Honorable Denver Summervale.
RMN senior chief petty officer, chief of the bay in HMS Prince Adrian.
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 Common Ground Common Sense > USMC Press Releases
USS Randolph vs. HMS Yarmouth, 7 March 1778.
USS Boston vs. HMS Martha, 11 March 1778.
USS Ranger vs. HMS Drake, 24 April 1778.
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 British Coastguards 1841-1891 - Personnel A-B
1881 Aboard HMS Orontes [RG11/5641/106]; Selina in lodgings at Portsmouth [RG11/1143/50]
1881 Aboard HMS Britannia at Dartmouth Townstall, DEV [RG11/2175/77].
1881 Aboard HMS Thunderer [RG11/5637/19]; Sophia at Stoke Damerel, DEV [RG11/2207/50)
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He received commendations for his gallantry during that frigate's engagement with HMS Guerriere on 19 August 1812.
Aylwin took part in the battle between Constitution and HMS Java on 29 December 1812.
Aylwin followed the errant "fish" at 28 knots until it sank at the end of a normal run.
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 The Nautical Fiction List: Page 11 of 15
Jones harasses English shipping in the English Channel, burns the merchant fleet at Whitehaven and defeats the English sloop of war, DRAKE in the battle at Carrickfergus, all of which events are described here from young David's point of view.
Now a post captain, Delancey and the 32 gun frigate LAURA are off to the East Indies to battle two French frigates.) *The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower, 1970 (Hilarious send-up of military biography and a great overview of Hornblower.
Parkinson includes detailed appendices with delicious information such as that HH's great-grandson commanded the BELLEROPHON at Jutland, and that a great-great-grandson was a sub-lieutenant on the ACHILLES during the Battle of the River Plate.
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The other major outcome of this conference is that the military staff of both countries gets to know each other and to begin to work together.
In Newfoundland, the RN battleship HMS Prince of Wales, with Prime Minister Winston Churchill aboard, arrives at Placentia Bay escorted by destroyers HMS Ripley [ex USS Shubrick] and HMCS Restigouche & Assiniboine.
Churchill calls on Roosevelt on board USS Augusta and the two confer over lunch and dinner before Churchill returns to HMS Prince of Wales 1941 - U-144 is sunk in the Gulf of Finland north of Dagö, in approximate position 59N, 23E, by torpedoes from the Russian submarine SC 307.
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Bernard John SHERRIS, arrived on HM Triumphant, of which his father was Captain W.Sherris, from Smyrna.
Richard Garrard STAPP, 21+, widower, born in Bethnal Green, London, Porter, HM Dockyard, the son of Richard and Sarah Stapp, married 16th June 1853 to, Hannah HOGG, 21+, spinster, born in Buckland, Kent, the daughter of Richard and Sarah Hogg
Melita STILON, minor, the third daughter of Dr.Joseph Stilon, Surgeon, R.N., married 6th December 1837, to William Robert MENDS, 21+, bachelor, of St.Budeaux, Devon, Lieutenant, R.N. of HMS Rodney, the eldest son of Captain Mends of HMS Talavera.
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 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Book of Days | January 18 | Discordia Eris Discordianism Robert Anton ...
I think it is easy to conceive the ridiculous figure we must appear to these poor creatures, who are perfectly naked.
Men, that old murderer has got away from every soldier command and has left a trail of blood for 500 miles on the old stage line.
Achilles, but Eris had been snubbed because of her troublemaking inclinations.
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 Pdr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
rescued the crew of the crippled HMS Warrior before taking her in tow.
Her consorts were taken by the British squadron, but Boston escaped to the Sheepscot River on the Maine coast.
During 15 February-31 March 1778 Boston carried John Adams to France, capturing one prize enroute.
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 On This Day - December - Historical Events This Month   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
After an engagement with the British Cruisers Ajax, Achilles and the Exeter.
On This Day In 1778 Sir Humphrey Davey, English inventor of the Miners Lamp was born.
On This Day In 1856 Frank Kellogg, American Secretary of State from 1925-29 who tried to outlaw war with the Kellogg-Briand Pact, was born in Potsdam, NY.
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 Richard Opfer Auctioneering Inc.
After Peter Paul Rubens Achilles Angry Sepia wash, ink and pencil on laid paper, inscribed: “P.P. Rubens pinxit” (llc) and “Joshua Gosselin fecit 17[?]”; 17 5/8 x 16 ¼ in.
English Tavern and Bridge, 1778 Sepia over yellow wash, on laid paper, 5 x 5 in., with view done in circular inset; initialed “J.G. 1778” on recto.
Tousard (1749-1817) was a French officer who accompanied Lafayette to America in 1777 and served with great merit as a volunteer during the Revolutionary War, losing an arm during the 1778 siege of Rhode Island, for which he received the thanks of Congress, a brevet promotion and a small pension.
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 March Military History
US frigate Randolph (32 guns) blows up in fight with HMS Yarmouth (64), c.
HMS Queen Charlotte burns at Livorno, 673 of 829 crewmembers die
Battle of Kelly's Ford, VA Danes defeat Prussians in the naval battle of Jasmond Sound
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 British Minor Warship Losses - WW2 Naval Campaigns
ACHILLES II, trawler, lost 1918, June 26, British Isles
BULWARK, 3rd commissioned since 1778, battleship, lost 1914, November 26, W Europe
LAFOREY, captain of HMS Spartiate at 1805 Battle of Trafalgar, 1st of name, destroyer (also destroyer, lost lost WW2), lost 1917, March 23,
www.naval-history.net /WW1RNLossesA-L.htm   (5678 words)

 Ship Plans from the National Archives
, captured by HMS Poictiers and renamed HMS Peacock
, (Captured by HMS Poictiers and renamed HMS Peacock)(1807-1812), $36.00
This ship has twin casemate's, built by the Naval works at Columbus, Georgia, under the supervision of Chief Engineer I.H. Warren, CSN.
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 November Military History
Abortive Mine Run Campaign, VA (ends Dec 2)
Battleship HMS Bulwark explodes at Sheerness Harbor England, 788 die
Nazis force 500,000 Warsaw Jews to live in walled ghetto
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 Winamp Generated PlayList
Dream Theater - A Change Of Seasons - 03 - Perfect Strangers (5:33)
Dream Theater - A Change Of Seasons - 04 - The Rover / Achilles Last Stand / The Song Remains The Same (7:28)
Dream Theater - A Change Of Seasons - 05 - The Big Medley (10:33)
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