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  HMS Repulse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The third Repulse was a 10-gun cutter purchased in 1779 and in the records until 1781.
The fifth Repulse was a 12-gun cutter purchased in 1780 and wrecked in 1782.
The eleventh Repulse was a Renown-class battlecruiser, launched in 1916 and sunk in a Japanese air attack December 1941.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Repulse   (271 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: German battleship Bismarck
HMS Suffolk was a cruiser of the British Navy which took part in the action which led to the sinking of the German battleship Bismarck in 1941.
HMS Cossack (L-03/F-03/G-03) was a Tribal-class destroyer which became famous for the boarding of the German supply ship Altmark in Norwegian waters, and the associated rescue of sailors originally captured by the Admiral Graf Spee.
HMS Prince Of Wales was a King George V-class battleship of the Royal Navy, built at the Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead, England.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/German-battleship-Bismarck   (5330 words)

  
 HMS Repulse (1916) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
HMS Repulse was a Renown-class battlecruiser, the second to last battlecruiser built for the Royal Navy.
The destroyers HMS Electra and HMAS Vampire moved in to rescue survivors of Repulse, while Express rescued survivors of the Prince Of Wales.
Their sinking by aerial attack along with the HMS Prince of Wales demonstrated that surface ships were too vulnerable to attack by aircraft from shore or aircraft carriers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Repulse_(1916)   (817 words)

  
 Probert Encyclopaedia: Ships (Re-Rn)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
HMS Regent is powered by two AEI steam turbines providing a top speed of 20 knots and a range of 12000 miles at 18 knots.
HMS Renown carried a crew of 1205 and was armed with six 15-inch 42 calibre guns; eight 4.5 inch dual-purpose guns; twenty-four 2 pounder anti-aircraft guns and sixty-four 20 mm anti-aircraft guns.
HMS Repulse was a British Battleship of 32000 tons displacement launched in 1916.
www.probertencyclopaedia.com /RD3.HTM   (1807 words)

  
 British Navy Ships--HMS Repulse (1916-1941)
HMS Repulse, a 26,500-ton Renown class battlecruiser, was built at Clydebank, Scotland.
In 1933-36, Repulse was again modernized, emerging with improved deck armor, a hangar and catapult for aircraft, and a greatly increased anti-aircraft gun battery.
Repulse was moderately damaged by bombs early in the action and was later hit by several torpedoes.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-fornv/uk/uksh-r/repulse.htm   (745 words)

  
 Sinking of Repulse and Prince of Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Repulse was steaming astern of Prince of Wales at 30 knots and both were zigzagging.
Prince of Wales and Repulse were to carry on at high speed and expected to meet a large convoy escorted by Kongo (battleship with eight 14 in guns), three cruisers (each armed with ten 8 in guns), one cruiser (armed with six 8 in guns), and two destroyers (each carrying seven 5.5 in guns).
Repulse was still under maximum wheel and by the wake, had apparently altered course 180 degrees.
www.rnzncomms.net.nz /jackharker/chapt13/Sinkingofrepulse.html   (8143 words)

  
 Battleships of the Royal Navy
HMS Repulse departing Singapore as part of force Z with HMS Vampire off her port bow and HMS Prince of Wales in the distance.
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.
HMS Rodney was launched in 1925, like her sister ship the Nelson, Rodney saw action in many theatres, scoring the first hit on the Bismarck among other memorable exploits.
www.ivanberryman.co.uk /rn_battleships.htm   (2988 words)

  
 Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia - - HMS Repulse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
HMS Repulse was one of two very fast battlecruisers ordered by the Admiralty in 1915 on the strength of the success of the Invincible-class ships over Admiral Graf von Spee's squadron at the Battle of the Falklands; the other was Renown.
When World War II began, Repulse served on convoy duty in the Atlantic, and in April 1940 she took part in various actions during the German invasion of Norway.
In October 1941, she was sent to the Far East with HMS Prince of Wales as the nucleus of the Eastern Fleet under Admiral Sir Tom Phillips.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/ships/html/sh_076000_hmsrepulse.htm   (377 words)

  
 HMS Repulse
HMS Repulse was part of Task Force Z with HMS Prince of Wales who also was sunk during the attacks from the Japanese airplanes.
In October 1941, she was sent to the Far East with HMS Prince of Wales of the Eastern Fleet under Admiral Sir Tom Phillips.
The Repulse is on her starboard side in about 55m of water, with the decks at about 30-35 degrees of angle the first impression was of being very broken but this is not true, the bridge area is badly damaged and the fighting tops spread out across the seabed but were shrouded with nets.
www.skovheim.org /worldwide/southeastasia/repulse/repulse.htm   (996 words)

  
 HMS Prince of Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
HMS Prince of Wales, was built by Cammell Laird and launched on the 3rd May 1939.
HMS Prince of Wales is shown firing on the Bismarck and in the background a huge fl cloud is all that is left of HMS Hood.
Wearing her unusual fl and white disruptive colour scheme, HMS Repulse is pictured as part of Force Z in company with HMS Prince of Wales and the destroyer Vampire.
www.navalprints.com /hms_prince_of_wales.htm   (1098 words)

  
 BSAC Chairman's Letter 13.9.99   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On 10 December 1941, one of the Royal Navy's newest battleships, HMS Prince of Wales, and the battlecruiser HMS Repulse were sunk by Japanese torpedo bombers off the coast of Malaya.
A request from HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse Survivors Associations to have both vessels designated under the provisions of the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 is under consideration.
HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse lie in international waters off the coast of Malaysia.
www.bsac.org /services/wreckshansard241100.htm   (3910 words)

  
 Repulse
Despite frantic maneuvering she was enveloped by bomb splashes; this was followed by a tremendous explosion, which reverberated throughout the ship - a 250 kg bomb, tore through the upper deck before detonating near a fan chamber.
HMS Prince of Wales increased speed to 25 knots, as her small arms opened up once more; the noise was deafening, reaching a crescendo as the planes flew within feet of the guard-rails.
Repulse was unable to maneuver her way clear of this triple attack.
www.burmastar.org.uk /repulse.htm   (2157 words)

  
 Revenge Class Battleships
HMS Repulse was built at Clydebank by John Brown, and launched on 8th January 1916.
On the 10th December both the repulse and Prince of Wales were attacked by 80 Japanese aircraft and were sunk, HMS Repulse being hit by a Torpedo and sunk at 1233 hours, after being hit by a further 4 hits.
HMS Renown was a Battlecruiser built at Fairfield and re engined at Cammell Laird.
www.ivanberryman.co.uk /repclass.htm   (1425 words)

  
 HMS Repulse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
HMS Repulse and her sister ship Renown had additional armour platting fitted especially over the crowns of the Magazines, Steering Room and over the Engine Room.
HMS Repluse was the first Ship to be fitted with a flying off platform in the autumn of 1917.
Repulse joined the eastern Fleet in October 1941, arriving at Singapore on the 2nd of December, she sailed with HMS Prince of Wales and four destroyers to attack Japanese naval forces in their landing areas around Malaya.
regimental-art.com /hms_repulse.htm   (1011 words)

  
 Articles - Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse was a World War II naval engagement which illustrated the effectiveness of aerial attacks against naval forces that were not protected by air cover and the resulting importance of including an aircraft carrier in any major fleet action.
The action took place east of Singapore where HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse were attacked by Imperial Japanese Navy land-based torpedo bombers.
Repulse was hit by five torpedoes in this attack, and sank at 1223.
www.lastring.com /articles/Sinking_of_Prince_of_Wales_and_Repulse?mySession=ddf28b27b3bfaa74da37ce31fce4edfb   (1719 words)

  
 RN Submarines
She was escorted by a Sea King helicopter from HMS Gannet, the RN shore base at Prestwick Airport, and a mixed surface flotilla, including Defence Police and Royal Marines.
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.
In February 1943 Ian McIntosh was appointed to command HM Submarine Sceptre operating in Norwegian waters and in the Bay of Biscay.
www.naval-art.com /royal_naval_submarines.htm   (2228 words)

  
 John's HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales Expedition
He also pioneered diving on the wreck of HMS Hampshire and it was after one of these dives that we talked over a pint or two of the wrecks of the Repulse and Prince of Wales.
She lies in 66-68 metres of water and although Repulse is rarely visited the POW was 95% undived, a few brave souls on air was the sum of the visits.
As on Repulse a strong current was in force and this made the drop to the wreck a difficult one, I envied Rob Wiltshire having his scooter on site.
www.scapaflow.com /reppow.html   (772 words)

  
 Penetration Divers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Our main areas of research are the British battleship wrecks HMS Repulse and HMS Repulse but there are also numerous commercial and historical wrecks in the vicinity that we explore and document when possible.
There is almost no-where inside the wreck of the Repulse that PD divers have not been and we continue to run weekend and extended trips out to the Repulse for both technical and advanced recreational divers.
Together with five other warship which includes HMS Prince of Wales,, HMS Electra, HMS Express HMS Tenedos and HMAS Vampire, they were known as Force Z. On the fateful day of 10th December 1941, Force Z was on the way to smash the Japanese landings at Singora and Kota Bahru.
www.penetrationdivers.com /pages/48   (842 words)

  
 HMS Repulse and Renown - R Class Battleships - Skytrex 1/700   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Models of the RN's beloved HMS 'Repair' and HMS 'Refit' (as they were affectionately known by the lower deck) have been short on the groundÂ…or 'water' so to speak.
WEM's HMS Renown has taken nigh on two years from the first announcement and I'm sure, like so many of WEM's kits, it will be well worth the wait.
Repulse is represented in her 1941 guise and Renown in 1942 fit.
smmlonline.com /reviews/models/repluse_renownskytrex/repluse_renown700.html   (551 words)

  
 HMS Hood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
HMS Hood took part in the bombardment of Mers-el-Kibir on the 3rd July 1940.
HMS Hood received several heavy hits and blew up and sank quickly, only 3 of her crew survived...
HMS Hood passes beneath the forth Bridge on her way to Rosyth during one of her many visits to the Firth in the 1930s.
www.naval-art.com /hood.htm   (2561 words)

  
 HMS Repulse, Revenge, Scapa, Loch Ewe, troop, convoy, North Sea
Towards the end of the autumn 1938 cruise the Revenge returned to Devonport, where we learned that she was going to be swopped with the H.M.S. Repulse at Portsmouth after Christmas leave and that most of each of the ships’ companies would be involved in the changeover.
When we arrived in the dockyard we discovered the Repulse was in dry dock, being extensively overhauled and a general moan went up, because it meant the dockyard ‘heads’ or toilets would have to be used.
H.M.S. Norfolk had returned to Devonport at the end of her foreign service commission, so all preparations were under way for Mabel’s sister, Lily, to be married to Gilbert Kime.
www.naval-history.net /WW2MemoirAndSo04.htm   (4390 words)

  
 Repulse - HMS Repulse (S23) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By November 10, Prince of Wales had reached Freetown and Repulse was in Durban, Avery different fate to that awaiting Repulse and Prince of Wales.
HMS Repulse (1916) Repulse on manoeuvres in the 1920s Career Ordered: Laid down: 25 January 1915 Launched: 8 January 1916 Commissioned: 18 August.
HMS Repulse (S23) was the second of the Royal Navy's Resolution-class ballistic missile submarines.
www.topnewssite.com /tns/repulse.html   (233 words)

  
 Body   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
HMS VALIANT was at sea off the coast of Cornwall in May 1981 when there were difficulties with the reactor.
HMS REPULSE was engaged in a month of trials operating from Coulport in Spring 1992 suggesting that there may have been problems with the vessel.
When HMS REVENGE was due to go to sea again at the end of May1991, it would appear that she was not fit to complete a long patrol.
dspace.dial.pipex.com /town/pipexdsl/d/adhb32/magazine/cracking.htm   (7084 words)

  
 British Navy Ships--HMS Prince of Wales (1941-1941)
HMS Prince of Wales, a 35,000-ton King George V class battleship built Birkenhead, England, was completed in March 1941.
Sent to the Far East with the battlecruiser HMS Repulse to counter the swiftly developing Japanese threat in the region, she arrived on 2 December 1941.
HMS Prince of Wales is in the foreground.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-fornv/uk/uksh-p/pow12.htm   (928 words)

  
 HMS Repulse
This is the original specifications as built in 1916 and differs from that of 1939, mainly by the removal of one set of triple 4-inch guns to be part of later modernisations.
Admiral Sir Charles Napier on board his flagship HMS Repulse and with Captain John Dumaresq in command, H.M.S. Repulse took part in the Battle of Heligoland bight, along with the Battle cruisers HMS Courageous and HMS Glorious, also the light cruisers Calypso and Caledon.
The battle cruiser HMAS Australia was in collision with the battle cruiser HMS Repulse.
www.forcez-survivors.org.uk /repulse.html   (740 words)

  
 H.M.S. Hood Association—Battle Cruiser Hood: Reference Materials- Photos, Film & Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Team from HMS Repulse defeats HMS Hood in the Annual Regatta and win the coveted title of 'Cock' of the Battle Cruiser Squadron.
HMS Hood the Royal Navy's new battleship leaves the river Clyde in Scotland for sea trials.
HMS Hood wins Rodman Cup one of the most coveted trophies in the Navy.
www.hmshood.com /reference/visrefs.html   (1485 words)

  
 BBC - WW2 People's War - HMS 'Prince of Wales' and HMS 'Repulse' Sunk - A1152299
Radio silence was maintained with a view to a surprise attack on the Japanese in Kuantan; but without contact Phillips could not request the air cover which may have saved the British.
The Japanese had intelligence that Force Z were in the area but it wasn't until 8 December that HMS Prince of Wales and Repulse were photographed in Singapore Harbour.
The Repulse was hit by one or two bombs and about 12 torpedoes.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/ww2/A1152299   (422 words)

  
 HMS Repulse manual I
In the H.M.S. Repulse E-mail sim, your character biography serves this purpose.
In the H.M.S. Repulse E-mail sim, you are not limited by hard coded rules from a fixed role playing system.
H.M.S. Repulse website will be the central database depository for all of the SIM information.
www.geocities.com /starheavens_2000/manual1r.htm   (1002 words)

  
 HMS NELSON BATTLESHIP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
HMS DUKE OF YORK 1940 KING GEORGE V CLASS
HMS KING GEORGE V 1939 KING GEORGE V CLASS
HMS SIR THOMAS PICTON 1915 LORD CLIVE CLASS
www.homestead.com /nelson1/BRITISHBATTLESHIPS.html   (77 words)

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