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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > HMS Warspite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
One HMS Warspite was a first-class armored cruiser, launched December 29, 1884 and commissioned in 1886.
Another HMS Warspite was a battleship of the Queen Elizabeth class[?], launched November 26, 1913.
Another HMS Warspite was the third of Britain's nuclear-powered[?] submarines, and the second (and final) of the Valiant class.
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 HMS Warspite - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
The fifth Warspite was originally Waterloo, a 120-gun first-rate launched in 1833, renamed in 1876 and burned in 1918.
The sixth Warspite, launched in 1884, was an Imperieuse-class first-class armoured cruiser, scrapped between 1904 and 1906.
The ninth Warspite, launched in 1965, is the third of Britain's nuclear-powered submarines, the second (and last) of the Valiant class.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - HMS Warspite (1913)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
HMS Warspite was a Queen Elizabeth-class battleship of the British Royal Navy.
HMS Barham was sunk and Valiant and Queen Elizabeth both spent time resting on the bottom of Alexandria harbour after their hulls were holed in an attack by Italian frogmen.
Warspite also took part in the naval portion of the Battle of Crete, where she was badly damaged by German bombers.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=HMS_Warspite_(1913)   (2828 words)

  
 HMS Valiant (1914)
HMS Valiant was a Queen Elizabeth-class battleship of the Royal Navy.
It was laid down at the Fairfield shipyards, Govan on 31 January 1913 and launched on 4 November 1914.
However in August that same year she collided with HMS Warspite and was in repairs until September.
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 Battle of Narvik, HMS Warspite
HMS Warspite during the second battle of Narvik by naval artist Randall Wilson in naval art print Shooting from the Hip.
In April 1940 HMS Warspite took part in the Battle of Cape Matapan and in May 1941 took part in the battle of Crete, where she sustained damage by a heavy bomb hit.
HMS Warspite is shown in Action during the 2nd battle of Narvick.
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 MaritimeDigital Archive Encyclopedia - Home > 003d Surface vessels (1905-1919) > Battleships - Super Dreadnoughts > ...
HMS Barham was a Queen Elizabeth-class battleship of the Royal Navy named after Admiral Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, built at the John Brown shipyards in Clydebank, Scotland, and launched in 1914.
HMS Malaya was a Queen Elizabeth class battleship of the Royal Navy built by Armstrong Whitworth and launched in March 1915.
HMS Valiant was a Queen Elizabeth-class battleship of the Royal Navy laid down at the Fairfield shipyards, Govan on 31st January 1913 and launched on 4th November 1914.
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 Aircraft Carrier Encyclopedia Article @ Saluted.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
HMS Hermes, temporarily converted as an experimental seaplane carrier in April-May 1913, is also one of the first seaplane carriers, and the first experimental seaplane carrier of the British Navy.
HMS Ark Royal, a seaplane carrier also equipped with two regular airplanes, was arguably the first modern aircraft carrier.
The first purpose-designed aircraft carrier to be developed was the HMS Hermes, although the first one to be commissioned was the Japanese Hōshō (commissioned in December 1922, followed by HMS Hermes in July 1923).
www.saluted.net /encyclopedia/Aircraft_carrier   (6884 words)

  
 Aircraft carrier - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The first purpose-designed aircraft carrier to be developed was the HMS Hermes, although the first one to be commissionned was the Japanese Hosho (commissioned in December 1922, followed by HMS Hermes in July 1923).
However, the vulnerability of carriers compared to traditional battleships was quickly illustrated by the sinking of HMS Glorious by German battlecruisers during the Norwegian campaign in 1940.
In the Atlantic, aircraft from HMS Ark Royal and HMS Victorious were responsible for slowing Bismarck during May 1941.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Aircraft_carrier   (5292 words)

  
 uboat.net - Allied Warships - Aircraft Carrier HMS Eagle of the Eagle class
HMS Eagle joined the Mediterranean fleet in May 1940 after the departure of HMS Glorious, and on 5 July her aircraft attacked enemy shipping in Tobruk.
On 11 November 1940, five of her aircraft which were embarked in HMS Illustrious took part in the attack on Italian battleships at Taranto.
This convoy was escorted by the Anti-Aircraft cruisers HMS Calcutta, HMS Coventry and 4 destroyers.
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 Jubilee Review 1935
HMS Queen Elizabeth was built at Portsmouth and Re -Engined at Fairfield and launched on the 16th October 1913.
HMS Queen Elizabeth was the only ship of the class to have a full compliment of sixteen 6-inch guns, She was the only ship of the class not be be involved during the Battle of Jutland.
HMS Queen Elizabeth was transferred to The Mediterranean fleet.
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 HMS Warspite
HMS Ramillies and Warspite at Normandy by Anthony Saunders
The eighth and current Warspite is the nuclear submarine which started her career stalking nuclear vessels during the Cold War and later patrolled the waters around the Falkland Islands and the Argentinian coast following the war in 1982.
Warspite was retired from service at the end of the Second World War and in 1947 was being towed to the breaker's yard when, during a storm, she broke free from her tugs and ran aground in Prussia Cove, off the Cornish coast.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /warspite.htm   (4787 words)

  
 British Battleships
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 WARSPITE was built at Devonport, Plymouth and launched 26th November 1913, Took part in the battle of Jutland and sustained 15hits and was close to foundering.
HMS Vanguard was the last of the great Royal navy battleships, built at Clydebank, she was launched on the 30th November 1944, and did not see service during world War Two, She was the biggest British battleship with a displacement of 42.500 tons.
www.militaryartcompany.com /british_battleships1.htm   (2536 words)

  
 Thomo's Hole - Naval Wargames - Battle of Matapan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
HMS Warspite was built at Devonport, Plymouth and launched 26th November 1913.
HMS BARHAM was build at John Brown shipbuilders, Clydebank and launched on 31 December 1914.
HMS Barham was torpedoed and sunk by U-331 off Soloum on the 25th November 1941.
thomo.coldie.net /naval/matapan.html   (1110 words)

  
 HMS Unicorn aircraft carrier profile. Aircraft Carrier Database of the Fleet Air Arm Archive 1939-1945   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
HMS Unicorn was initially operational in March till October 1943, with aircraft from the Fleet Air Arm units: 800 Sea hurricanes, 818 swordfish, 824 swordfish, 887 seafire, 897 spitfire, 885 seafire squadrons.
HMS Uganda, HMS Warspite and USS Savannah badly damaged by glider bombs, and the destroyer USS Rowan sunk by MTBs.
Between June 1950 and October 1953, HMS Unicorn filled a vital support role to the Royal Navy and Commonwealth Aircraft carriers in Korean waters and on several occassions accompanied the operational carrier to the forward area, flying her own aircraft and acting as a spare deck.
www.fleetairarmarchive.net /Ships/Unicorn.html   (1083 words)

  
 HMS Princess Royal
HMS Princess Royal took part in the three major naval actions of World War One, Heligoland Bight, battle of Dogger Bank and Jutland.
HMS Lion at the Battle of Jutland by Ivan Berryman.
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.
www.naval-art.com /hms_princess_royal.htm   (765 words)

  
 Colonist 1913 - 1917   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
V/Apr 12, 1913, 7 - the govt grant of $100 to each survivor of the Fenian Raids was celebrated in Victoria last night by the local veterans of the 47th and 60th Companies, under the chairmanship of Capt H Treen.
May 10, 1913 - The funeral took place at Vancouver May 8, of Mr Moses Ireland, of Valdez I. The late Mr Ireland was one of the oldest pioneers on the Pacific coast, being in CA in 1849, and engaged in logging operations on the coast for 40 yrs.
V/May 11, 1913 - died recently at New Galloway, Kircudrightshire, Sct, of John McKay, f/o William McKay, at present caretaker of the PO bldg at Victoria, who was 86, was a mem/o the British Veterans’ Assn of Canada, and took a prominent part in the formation of the Burns club in Winnipeg.
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 Warspite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
In 1906 the british launched one of the most revolutionary ships ever build - The HMS Dreadnought.
In 1913 the british launched the HMS Queen Elizabeth which was often described as Super Dreadnoughts.
Warspite is properly the most distinguished ship ever in the Royal Navy.
www.warspite.dk /about_01.htm   (176 words)

  
 Acrylic Naval Paintings
HMS Glowworm, burning severely after receiving hits from the mighty Admiral Hipper, is depicted turning to begin her heroic sacrifice off the Norwegian coast on 8th April 1940.
The destroyer HMS Kelly passes close to the old carrier HMS Eagle as she escorts a convoy in the Mediterranean early in 1941.
HMS Argonaut lies at anchor to her starboard with HMS Antrim in the extreme distance.
www.militaryartcompany.com /acrylic_paintings.htm   (3140 words)

  
 HMS Barham Association
The HMS Barham was built by John Brown, Clydebank.
During flooding tests, HMS Barham successfully rolls to port, 28 degrees.
HMS Royal Sovereign, listing, is towed by HMS Barham to Freetown.
www.hmsbarham.com /ship/diary.php   (176 words)

  
 Q&C Militaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
An excellent scale model of the Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship, HMS Warspite.
Built in 1913 she served at Jutland in World War One.
She was considered by many to be the finest Battleship that the Royal Navy ever possessed.
www.qcmilitaria.com /warspite.htm   (215 words)

  
 HMS Queen Elizabeth
Royal Naval battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth built at Portsmouth in 1913, served in the Dardanelles campaign during world war one and during world war two she was sunk in shallow water by mines attacked to the battleship by Italian frogmen in Alexandria.
Crew of HMS Queen Elizabeth in a funeral procession fo King Alexander of Yugoslavia at Belgrade, 1924.
This is handwritten on a form that is stuck inside the front cover which also has a warning from the White House that only Christian names should be written and that no service details should be written that might be of use to the enemy.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /hms_queen_elizabeth.htm   (1837 words)

  
 eBay.co.uk - hms rp, Postcards, Militaria, Collectables items at low prices
Birtish Naval Warship Postcard HMS Nelson RP (q742)
HMS 'GNYTHIA' - RP CARD - USED 1906
HMS Berwick- Royal Navy Kent Class Cruiser- RP Postcard
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 Amazon.com: Battleship Warspite: Books: V. E. Tarrant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
The Warspite was one of the Royal Navy's most famous ships that saw action in both the First and Second World Wars.
Launched in 1913 she was severely damaged at the Battle of Jutland after taking thirteen hits.
In the Second World War Warspite was bomb damaged in 1942 and repaired in the USA,severely damaged by guided bombs in 1943, repaired and reputed to have opened the naval bombardment on D Day, damaged by a mine later in 1944, repaired again and saw more action bombarding Brest.
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(Some sources record the date of her loss as 30 October.) Galiano was built in 1913 at the Dublin Dockyard, Ireland, for the Canadian Fisheries Department.
Although she was not commissioned into the RCN until 15 Dec 17, she was requisitioned on 15 Sep and had been engaged on ‘naval’ patrols before that date.
Working closely with a Lynx helicopter from her consort, RFA Wave Knight and with the USCG, HMS Cumberland intercepted the vessel in international waters about 100 miles off Nicaragua.
www.seawaves.com /newsletters/TDIH/october/31Oct.txt   (1777 words)

  
 Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship - HMS Queen Elizabeth, Warspite, Valiant, Barham, Malaya
The ships formed the 5th Battle squadron and were the subject of a tug of war between Jellicoe and Beatty over who should have the ships.
24 August 1916 collided with HMS Warspite and under repair until 18 September 1916.
They were designed for a top speed of 25 knots and although they never achieved this speed they were capable of 24 knots and as well as playing a prominent role in the Battle of Jutland they went on to see extensive service in World War 2.
www.worldwar1.co.uk /battleship/hms-queen-elizabeth.html   (626 words)

  
 Research guide M6: Animals at sea: Sources of information in the National Maritime Museum: NMM PORT
Included in the archive of HMS Mercury, the naval signal school is a collection of annual reports on the Naval Pigeon Service, 1903-1908 Mss ref MER/
Trotsky, the bear from HMS Ajax being hoisted from the deck of HMS Emperor of India in a Turkish port, 1921 (Negative number 23193)
This is one of a series of research guides produced by the Museum to help you to explore the collections.
www.port.nmm.ac.uk /research/m6.html   (996 words)

  
 AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
Unescorted carriers are considered vulnerable to attack by other ships, aircraft, submarines or missiles and therefore travel as part of a carrier battle group.
As heavier-than-air aircraft developed in the early 20th century various navies began to take an interest in their potential use as scouts for their big gun warships.
During the Falklands War the United Kingdom was able to win a conflict 8,000 miles (13,000 km) from home in large part due to the use of the full size carrier HMS Hermes and the smaller HMS Invincible.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
The last of the original four to be laid down was
, which was laid down February 24, 1913, launched December 31, 1914 and commissioned in October 1915.
Planned with a top speed of 25 knots, the ships seemed to have achieved 24 knots with a power plant 150% greater than the preceding
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 Great Lakes Storm of 1913 - Kojiu.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
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 Italian Navy Battleships
War Loss: Sunk 12 Nov 1940 at Taranto by HMS Illustrious.
9 Jul 1940: Battle of Calabria: British battleships HMS Warspite, HMS Malaya and HMS Royal Sovereign fight Guilio Cesare and Conte di Cavour.
March 1941: Battle of Cape Matapan: British battleships HMS Warspite, HMS Barham, HMS Valiant and several other ships fight Italian forces.
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