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  News | TimesDaily.com | TimesDaily | Florence, Alabama (AL)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
HMS Phaeton was a 38-gun, fifth-rate frigate of the Royal Navy most noted for its intrusion into Nagasaki harbour in 1808.
The Phaeton was built in Liverpool in 1782 and was involved in numerous engagements during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars.
Phaeton was sent to the Pacific in 1805 returned in 1812, and was sold in 1827.
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  HMS Galatea
One HMS Galatea was a sail-powered wooden frigate which was part of the Royal Navy during the American Revolution and the Napoleonic wars.
The next HMS Galatea was an Orlando Class first-class cruiser built in Glasgow, and launched on March 10, 1887 and sold for scrapping on April 5, 1905.
The next HMS Galatea was a light cruiser of (another) Arethusa Class, launched on August 9, 1934 at Scotts shipyard in Greenock, Scotland.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > HMS Galatea
HMS Galatea has been used for at least six ships in the Royal Navy.
She was sent in company with HMS Phaeton[?] to investigate a stopped merchant vessel, the Danish N J Fiord.
The most recent HMS Galatea (F18) was a Leander class[?] anti-submarine frigate built by Swan Hunter[?] shipyards, launched May 23, 1963 and commisioned on April 25, 1964.
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 Battle of Jutland
HMS Invincible (Flagship of Rear Admiral The Hon.
HMS Minotaur[?] (Flagship of Rear Admiral H.L. Heath; Capt. A.C.S.H. D'Aeth)
HMS Falmouth[?] (Flagship of Rear Admiral T.D.W. Napier; Capt. J.D. Edwards)
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Phaeton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Phaeton (carriage) is a fanciful early 19th-century term for a sporty horse drawn carriage
HMS Phaeton is the name of several ships of the British Royal Navy
Phaeton (Molossian) was the first king of the Molossians who arrived with Pelasgus
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 HMS Lion, HMS Princess Royal
HMS Lion was placed in reserve in March 1920 and was eventually sold for scrap on 31st January 1924.
HMS Princess Royal although offered to Chile for sale was reduced to reserve and sold for scrap in December 1922.
HMS Lion with her sister ship HMS Princess Royal are shown firing on the German High Seas Fleet which can be seen in the distance during the Battle of Jutland.
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 Royal Australian Navy Gun Plot World War 2 Crusiers
HMS Apollo and HMS Amphion were later to be commissioned into the RAN as HMAS Hobart and HMAS Perth.
Sydney was commissioned directly into the RAN from the outset, although she was originally to be named HMS Phaeton.
So HMS Shropshire was to become HMAS Shropshire and she too served with distinction in the remaining Pacific campaign.
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 Hms_phaeton_(frigate) info here at en.athletic-coaching-salaries.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The space element is associated with the HMS Phaeton (frigate) area of your raise, enhancing the flow of beneficial influences that nourishes the other elements.
HMS Phaeton was a frigate of the Royal Navy which was progressive in the Pacific over the Napoleonic Wars.
The Phaeton prayered provender (water, food, fuel) to be duked to the in for the released of the Dutch employees.
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 Phaeton Information
Phaeton body is a car body style used in vintage cars from several different manufacturers
Phaeton (carriage) is the fanciful early 19th-century term for a sporty horse drawn carriage
Phaeton is the name of a hypothetical planet between Mars and Jupiter, used as a setting in several science fiction stories (see: Warren Ellis' Ocean comic)
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 Leader-Rear Admiral Sir George Cockburn of the British Navy
Moving up to the frigate HMS Meleager in 1794, he was involved in the battles off Toulon in 1795.
As commander of the frigate HMS Minerve, he served the remainder of the war in the Mediterranean, preying primarily on privateers and capturing many prizes.
As war loomed in 1803, Cockburn commanded the HMS Phaeton in the East Indies.
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 HMAS Sydney [Australian War Memorial]
The second HMAS Sydney was laid down on 8 July 1933 by Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend-on-Tyne, United Kingdom, as HMS Phaeton.
But, more importantly, in continuing the succession of defeats inflicted on the powerful Italian Navy by the Mediterranean Fleet, it reinforced the enemy's lack of belief in their ability to fight and hence their willingness to do so.
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.
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 HMAS Sydney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The second Sydney a modified Leander-class light cruiser was built at Wallsend-on-Tyne, England, between 1933 and 1935.
Originally she was to have been HMS Phaeton but was purchased and renamed by the Australian Government before she was launched.
The third Sydney was laid down at Devonport, England, as the Majestic-class light aircraft carrier HMS Terrible in 1943.
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 Art prints o fthe Battle of Jutland
HMS Agincourt is shown alongside HMS Erin with ships of the 1st Battle squadron of the Grand Fleet, on the eve of the Battle of Jutland.
HMS Barham with HMS Eagle in Valetta Harbour in Malta during the 1930s by Ivan Berryman.
Here HMS Royal oak is seen leading HMS Superb and HMS Canada as part of the 4th battle squadron at around 7pm on the 31st of May 1916.
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 Puget Sound Airship Society: Zeppelin Airships 1900-1917
She was brought down by British cruiser fire from HMS Phaeton and HMS Galatea and finally destroyed by British submarine E 31 on 4 May 1916.
Damaged by fire from Battleship HMS Agamemnon on 5 May 1916, she stranded in the Wardar marshes.
She was intercepted and destroyed by a British Sopwith Camel which took off from a lighter towed by the Destroyer HMS Redoubt, on 11 August 1918.
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 Order of Battle - Battle of Jutland - 31 May to 1 June 1916
HMS Lurcher,E31, E53, D6 left Harwich on the evening of 30th May to patrol positions off Southwold, midway to the Dutch coast.
HMS Talisman, G2, G3, G4, G5 left Harwich at 1200, 31st May for a patrol position on the SE side of the Dogger Bank.
HMS Hampshire, with Lord Kitchener on board, was sunk in this minefield on 5th June.
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 Naval Actions and losses 1941   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Amphion class light cruiser HMAS Sydney ex HMS Phaeton sunk by German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran.
Between 4-8 December Gunboats HMS Cicada and HMS Robin sunk by destroyers IJN Inazuma and Isuzu.
HMS Peterel sunk at Shanghai by Hasu, Toba and possibly the Izumo.
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 Maritime Disasters of WWII 1939, 1940, 1941
At that moment she was on a secret mission, transporting King Håkon of Norway, the Crown Prince, 56 staff members and Government officials and the national gold reserves, from Tromsó to the safety of the British Isles, there to spend the next five years in exile.
Of the troops on board, around 700 were rescued by the destroyers HMS Diamond and HMS Wryneck, both of which were later bombed and sunk, drowning most of the survivors of the Slamat.
Severely damaged by salvos from the battleships HMS King George V, HMS Rodney, and by torpedoes from the cruiser HMS Dorsetshire, she was finally scuttled by her crew.
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 HMS Phaeton (frigate) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Phaeton was a frigate of the Royal Navy which was active in the Pacific during the Napoleonic Wars.
The Phaeton also fired cannons and rifles to press her demands, and threatened to destroy the Japanese and Chinese ships in the harbour.
Following the attack of the Phaeton, the Bakufu reinforced coastal defenses, and promulgated a law prohibiting foreigners coming ashore, on pain of death (1825~1842, Muninen-uchikowashi-rei).
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 The Elgin Affair
Shortly before embarking on the Phaeton with his young bride, he called upon Benjamin West for advice, and the venerable painter suggested the name of J. Turner, who was only twenty-four but had already gained stature in London art circles.
HMS Phaeton had now covered more than half the way to her destination, yet Elgin was still without an artist who would supervise his grand scheme.
While the Phaeton strained at her anchor, the ship's courier Charles Duff was sent into Palermo to secure lodgings.
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 Sakoku - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Japanese drawing of the HMS Phaeton in Nagasaki harbour in 1808.
In 1808, the English warship HMS Phaeton, raiding on Dutch shipping in the Pacific, sailed into Nagasaki under a Dutch flag, demanding and obtaining supplies by force of arms.
In 1849, the British Navy's HMS Mariner entered Uraga Harbour to conduct a topographical survey.
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 HMS Phaeton | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
Several ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Phaeton after Phaëton, the son of Helios in Greek mythology:Phaeton, a frigate during the Napoleonic wars, which created an incident in Nagasaki harbour, Japan, in 1808.Phaeton, launched 1883, was a Leander-class protected cruiser.Phaeton, launched 1914, was an Arethusa-class light cruiser.
Phaeton, launched 1934, was a Leander-class light cruiser transferred to the Royal Australian Navy and renamed HMAS Sydney.
She was sunk by the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran in World War II.
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 Port Cities: - Training Ship Indefatigable
She was towed away early in January 1914 to be taken apart.
The second Indefatigable was built of steel on the River Clyde in Scotland and began service in the Royal Navy as HMS Phaeton in 1886.
HMS Phaeton was withdrawn from active service in 1903 and sold to the Indefatigable Committee for £15,000 (worth over £915,000 in 2001).
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 Leander Class
After trials with Phaeton, the funnels were raised 6ft to improve the draught to the boilers and subsequently all of the ships exceeded the designed speed.
Phaeton was old in 1913 to become the TS Indefatigable; repurchased in 1941 to become Carrick II, a RN Training Ship throughout WWII.
HMS Phaeton, docking on a winter's day at Vancouver Island, circa 1898.
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In another Court Martial, on board HMS Albion at Portsmouth Harbour on 11 November 1822, Private Marine William Osborne was accused of having sex with a 14-year-old boy, William Webber, on board their sloop, "Shamrock".
An exception was HMS Victory, long since retired from active service and by this time permanently moored at Portsmouth as a guard ship: 25 boys were flogged aboard her in 1856, receiving a total of 798 lashes between them.
And of course the figures were also much higher on the training ships, which, as we have seen, contained almost entirely boys: on HMS St Vincent, for instance, 21 boys were flogged in 1863 for a total of 444 lashes.
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 Service details of the HMAS Sydney of the Royal Australian Navy.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Laid down in 1933 for the Royal Navy as HMS PHAETON, HMAS SYDNEY was purchased (before launching) by the Australian Government in 1934 and renamed in memory of the earlier SYDNEY which had destroyed the German cruiser EMDEN in 1914.
On 19 May 1940 she proceeded to the Mediterranean and arrived in Alexandria on 26 May where she joined the 7th Cruiser Squadron of the Royal Navy.
SYDNEY experienced her first action when, in company with HM Ships ORION and NEPTUNE, the French Battleship LORRAINE and destroyers DAINTY, DECOY, HASTY and STUART, she took part in the bombardment of Bardia on 21 June 1940.
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 HMAS BRISBANE (I) - HMA Ship Histories (Sea Power Centre - Australia)
However, after a brief stay during which she took no part in operations, the ship was transferred to the Indian Ocean to assist in the hunt for the German commerce raiders WOLF and SEEADLER.
The transfer of a Sopwith Baby seaplane from the seaplane carrier HMS RAVEN II to BRISBANE early in 1917 was the RAN's first involvement in naval aviation.
The ship recommissioned at Sydney on 2 April 1935 and on 2 May 1935 she sailed for England manned by a complement which would form the balance of the ship's company of the second HMAS SYDNEY (ex-HMS PHAETON), a Modified 'Leander' Class light cruiser.
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 HMS Arethusa, Aurora, Galatea, Inconstant, Penelope, Phaeton, Royalist, Undaunted
HMS Arethusa, Aurora, Galatea, Inconstant, Penelope, Phaeton, Royalist, Undaunted
April 1915 Damaged in collision with British destroyer HMS Landrail.
During the war the class received an additional pair of 21 inch torpedo tubes, an upgraded anti aircraft armament whilst all but Undaunted were fitted to lay mines and five of the class had the aft pair of 4 inch guns replaced by a single 6 inch gun.
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 Graveyard of the Pacific - The Shipwrecks of Vancouver Island
The barkentine-rigged steam sloop the HMS Condor set sail from Esquimalt Harbour on December 2, 1901.
With flags flying, the war vessel, armed with 10 four-inch guns and an assortment of smaller weaponry, moved proudly into open waters to begin the voyage to Hawaii.
The HMS Egeria and the USS Grant began to cruise western Vancouver Island while the HMS Phaeton and the USS McCulloch steamed patterns in the north Pacific searching for signs.
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 British Battleships
culminating in 1906 with the first true Dreadnaught HMS Dreadnaught powered by the Parsons steam Turbine.
Here you will find the story of the British battleship in a wealth of Fine art naval paintings and prints by the worlds leading Naval artists.
HMS Vanguard at the Battle of Jutland by Charles Dixon.
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He entered the British Navy in 1787 at 13 and served in HMS Colossus and HMS Latona before being transferred to the 32-gun frigate HMS Aquilon, which acted as ‘repeater’ or signal-transfer ship in the celebrated drawn battle in 1794 between the French under Villaret Joyeuse and the English under Howe.
In 1800 he was in command of the boats of HMS Phaeton on a ‘cutting out’ expedition, i.e., the boats were to approach an enemy ship in harbour silently by night, cut her from her moorings, board her and capture her.
it was in consequence of a wish expressed by Captain Fitzro y, of having some scientific person on board (of HMS Beagle that sailed on December 27 1831 from Devonport to survey the coastal waters of Patagonia)...
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 Royal Australian Navy Gun Plot - Loss Of HMAS Sydney
began her life as HMS PHAETON, one of three modified Leander Class cruisers ordered for the Royal Navy in 1933.
She was taken over “on the stocks” and launched as HMAS SYDNEY by the wife of the Australian High Commissioner to London, Mrs S. Bruce, at Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson’s Tyneside shipyard on 22 September, 1934.
He was the third graduate of the College to achieve the rank of Captain in 1938.
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HMAS Perth was the last of thee " Modified Leander" Class light cruisers built in England and later transferred to the Royal Australian Navy(RAN).
Of the other two, HMAS Sydney (Ex HMS Phaeton) was sunk with all hands of Western Australia by the German Raider "Kormoran" in Nov 1941.
Perth was launched in England in 1934 and commissioned in June 1936 as HMS Amphion, From July 1936 to Dec 1938 she served on the South Africa Station based at Simonstown.
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