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 John Franklin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This hardened young Franklin's resolve, so at the age of 14, his father secured a Royal Navy appointment on HMS Polyphemus.
Following this he went on an expedition to explore the coast of Australia on the HMS Investigator with his uncle, Captain Matthew Flinders.
Following that expedition, he returned to the Napoleonic Wars, serving aboard HMS Bellerophon at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
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 ipedia.com: German auxiliary cruiser Atlantis Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This was the three-funnelled heavy cruiser HMS Devonshire.
It is believed that they were, at this time, posing as the British ship Polyphemus and had begun to transmit the British code RRR, not realising that recent Allied orders had changed this procedure, and the RRR signal should now be sent as RRRR.
By 1830 on December 1, while refueling two submarines, HMS Dorsetshire, which had sunk Bismarck, had sunk Python.
www.ipedia.com /german_auxiliary_cruiser_atlantis.html   (1939 words)

  
 World History :: Encyclopedia Index -- Hm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
World History :: Encyclopedia Index -- Hm Events Encyclopedia Localities Companies Surnames Shop
INDEX OF ARTICLES: Hm Articles are indexed by the first word of the title, including "A," "The," etc.
HM Armed Forces in the Twenty First Century
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 Nelson.y2u.co.uk - Battle of Trafalgar
Nelson had 27 ships of the line: Britannia, Royal Sovereign, Victory, Dreadnought, Neptune, Prince, Temeraire, Tonnant, Achilles, Ajax, Belleisle, Bellerophon, Colossus, Conqueror, Defence, Defiance, Leviathan, Mars, Minotaur, Orion, Revenge, Spartiate, Swiftsure, Thunderer, Africa, Agamemnon, and Polyphemus.
The battle progressed largely according to Nelson's plan.
In the Richard Sharpe series of novels (specifically "Sharpe's Trafalgar") by Bernard Cornwell, Sharpe finds himself at the Battle of Trafalgar aboard the fictitious HMS "Pucelle", following a complicated series of events which began in India.
nelson.y2u.co.uk /Battle_of_Tralfalgar.htm   (2004 words)

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