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  HMS Zulu (F124) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Zulu (F124) was a Tribal-class frigate of the Royal Navy.
Zulu was the only Tribal built with Seacat missiles; her six sister frigates were built with two 40 mm Bofors guns and fitted with Seacat during later refits.
Later that year, Zulu, along with her sister-ship Mohawk, was part of the eight-ship Group 6 deployment, led by the cruiser HMS Tiger, that deployed to the Far East, visiting a variety of ports in fly-the-flag visits, as-well as performing naval exercises.
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 HMS Zulu
HMS Zulu was a Tribal-class British destroyer, built in Glasgow by A. Stephens and Sons, her keel laid down on Aug 10th 1936 and launched on Sept 23rd 1937.
Just after she was completed, the HMS Zulu moved in Mediterranean and was based in Malta.
HMS Croome took off the most part of HMS Zulu's crew, and HMS Hursley took her in tow.
www.mikekemble.com /ww2/zulu.html   (420 words)

  
 uboat.net - Allied Warships - Destroyer HMS Zulu of the Tribal class
In early 1941, HMS Cossack, HMS Maori, HMS Sikh and HMS Zulu were mainly employed in escorting convoys in and out of the Western approaches.
HMS Zulu (Lt. A.R. Moore) and HMS Sikh\'s final operation together was the attack on Tobruk, Libya on 13/14th September 1942.
Zulu was taken in tow by HMS Hursley.
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 Zulu
HMS Zulu At least three ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name -class frigate.
Zulu (film) Zulu was a United States and Native Americans taken by the British and the Zulus respectively.
Zulu Civil War or Ndwandwe-Zulu War in 1817-19 was a war fought between ex...
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 HMS Zulu (F124)
HMS Zulu (F124) was a Tribal-class frigate of the Royal Navy (RN).
Zulu was built by Alex Stephens & Sons Shipbuilders; of Govan.
Later that year, Zulu, along with her sister-ship Mohawk, was part of the eight-ship Group 6 deployment, led by the cruiser Tiger, that deployed to the Far East, visiting a variety of ports in fly-the-flag visits, as-well as performing naval exercises.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/hms_zulu__f124_   (425 words)

  
 HMS Zulu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The first HMS Zulu was an F-Class destroyer launched September 16, 1909 at Hawthorn Leslie Shipyard and commissioned in March, 1910.
The second HMS Zulu was a Tribal-class destroyer.
Zulu was the only Tribal built with Seacat missiles; her six sister frigates were built with two 40mm Bofor guns and fitted with Seacat during later refits.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/hms_zulu   (330 words)

  
 HMS ZULU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
ZULU was given a part to play in Plan R4 - the projected landing in Norway that would forestall German reaction to Operation Wilder.
In early 1941, HMS COSSACK, HMS MARIE, HMS SIKH and ZULU were mainly employed in escorting convoys in and out of the Western approaches.
ZULU and SIKH’S final operation together was the attack on Tobruk, Libya on 13/14th September 1942.
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 Encyclopedia: HMS Zulu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Zulu, launched in 1909, was a Tribal-class destroyer that served in World War I.
Zulu, launched in 1937, was a Tribal-class destroyer that served in World War II.
Zulu, launched in 1962, was a Tribal-class frigate.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/HMS-Zulu   (153 words)

  
 uboat.net - Allied Warships - Destroyer HMS Sikh of the Tribal class
HMS Sikh, HMS Gurkha, HMS Afridi and HMS Mohawk were patrolling in the Red Sea when war broke out.
It was then decided that HMS Sikh and HMS Maori should return to Malta, to join HMS Zulu and form the 22nd D.F. This would act as a strike force against Axis supply convoys between Italy and North Africa.
On 12/13th September, HMS Sikh (Capt. St.J.A. Micklethwait, R.N.) and HMS Zulu were supporting an assault off the coast of Africa.
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 Tribal Frigate Zulu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Type 81 'Tribal' Class Frigate "HMS Zulu" was laid down by Alex Stephens & Sons of Govan on the 13th of December 1960 and launched on 3rd July 1962.
Zulu was refitted at Chatham to take part in the Falklands war but saw no action.
If you have any information on HMS Zulu or the Tribal class in general then please add it to our datalogger guestbook for HMS Zulu - we'll use it to build as complete a picture of her as possible.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
On 23rd May 1940, two of our cruisers, HMS NORFOLK and HMS SUFFOLK were on patrol in the Denmark Straits (the strip of sea between Iceland and Greenland) when they suddenly saw two more dark forms ahead emerging from the fog.
Approximately 0200, HMS ZULU (4th D F), reported having fired her fish (torpedoes), but no hits registered.
BISMARCK was firing at ZULU and HMS MAORI (also 4th D F), concentrating more on the latter, and straddling every time.
www.hmscossack.freeserve.co.uk /download/THE-SINKING-OF-THE-BISMARCK.doc   (1696 words)

  
 Navy News - Jack to Jack - Calling Old Shipmates - V to Z   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
HMS Victorious: Alexander Macgregor Wilson (Tug) was leading Cook on the Victorious in 1961/1963, and on the Vidal 1964/1965.
HMS St Vincent, Foretop 163 class, 8/2/1938: Although many of this group were drafted to HMS Hood, some were drafted to HMS Nelson and it those who we are trying to trace.
HMS York: Seeking former shipmates from the early days of York (Stretch 42), particularly those who served on the ship from being laid down at Newcastle to commission in Rosyth and later onto the middle and Far East as Capt. 'D' for the escort to China etc. with the Royal Yacht.
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 HMS Zulu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Three ships of the British Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Zulu, after the African Zulu people:
HMS Zulu (1909), a Tribal-class destroyer that served in World War I. Zulu (F18), launched in 1937, a Tribal-class destroyer that served in World War II.
HMS Zulu (F124), launched in 1962, a Tribal-class frigate.
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Zubian was most unusual, in that she had been built from the salvaged remnants of two Tribal class destroyers, Zulu and Nubian.
Nubian's bows were destroyed by a torpedo hit in October 1916, whilst her sister Zulu had been severely damaged astern by a mine just over a week later.
The master & 34 crewmembers were lost 1940 - HMS Sphinx sinks in the North Sea a day after being bombed by German aircraft 1940 - US passenger liner SS Manhattan, detained at Gibraltar the previous day, is released, but not before British authorities seize 390 sacks of German mail.
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HMS Fife was shipshape and Bristol fashion that day and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour, especially as I'm ex-US Navy and a destroyerman for life.
Served on HMS Fife (D20) March 1982-85, I remember being crash drafted to the Fife (Banana Boat) from a cushy job at PCG in HMS Vernon at the start of the Falklands only to find she was still in refit.
There was a good documentry series here on HMS Brilliant and a run she made through the Med probably back in the late 80's early 90's It is sad to realise the old ships are either scrap or sold to third world navies especially the leanders and the County Class.
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 zulu
The Zulu are an African ethnic group of about 5 million people who live mainly in Kwazulu-Natal Province, South Africa.
the Anglo-Zulu War in 1879 where Zulus defeated British troops at Isandhlwana on January 22.) Today they are known for their basketry and beadwork and as subsistence farmers.
Zulu is also the letter Z in the NATO phonetic alphabet.
www.fact-library.com /zulu.html   (149 words)

  
 Navy News - Young Readers Club - News & Features - Feature - Destroyers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
HMS Zulu and HMS Nubian were battle-scarred and damaged, but the front end of Zulu and the back end of Nubian were relatively unscathed.
One of the key moments in the history of the Type 42 destroyer is the Falklands War in 1982.
Right now a new generation of Type 45 destroyers are being built, and appropriately enough the first is to be called HMS Daring.
www.navynews.co.uk /youngreaders/yr_features/destroyers.asp   (193 words)

  
 Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau
Islanders found themselves aboard HMS Exeter at the Battle of the River Plate, HMS Zulu at the sinking of the Bismark, Fire-fighting during the Blitz, at D-Day and in The Battle of Britain, to mention a few.
Although arrangements were made to detach to the operation the Antarctic Research Vessel, later converted to be a minesweeper, HMS William Scoresby this was clearly insufficient to transport all the cargo and men.
HMS William Scoresby was commanded by Captain Victor Marchesi.
www.falklands.gov.fk /pb/fi/ww2-60.htm   (1514 words)

  
 Nigel Dark's Perspective
Aboard HMS Minerva in January 1970 with Russian helicopter cruiser Moskva in the background.
Wasp XT788 entered service with the Royal Navy in March 1967 and, according to your records, was allocated to the ship's flight attached to HMS Zulu from circa mid-1967 to mid-1969.
It was also common practice for an aircraft to have the identification code of its parent ship painted on its tail (this ID code was also painted in large letters on the flight deck so that individual ships could be identified from the air).
home.btconnect.com /lamontisltd/xt/nigeldark/xt788dark.htm   (1282 words)

  
 Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia - - HMS Zubian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
HMS Zubian was a composite destroyer cobbled together—as was her name—from the forward end of HMS Zulu and the stern end of HMS Nubian.
Originally built in 1909 and 1910, the Tribal-class destroyers were part of the Dover Patrol, a hard-pressed flotilla of smaller ships charged with protecting Allied shipping between England and the Continent from German submarines and destroyers operating out of Ostend and Zeebrugge, Belgium.
Twelve days later, HMS Zulu struck a mine in mid-Channel and lost her stern, the remainder being taken in tow by a French torpedo-boat destroyer to Calais.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/ships/html/sh_102300_hmszubian.htm   (208 words)

  
 World War 2 - My research results.
HMS Kite is slightly different, you must contact me first.
Some information has been removed, as someone, who I didn't get the material off, claimed copyright and wanted cash up front or threatened legal action to "recover" the sum of 40 euros; whatever that is! Therefore the information, vital to our continued quest for knowledge, has been removed and deleted from my computer.
How she was raised, renamed and fought on as HMS Thunderbolt.
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 Tribal Class Destroyers
HMS Cossack Built by Vickers Armstrong and launched on 8th June 1937 at the outbreak of War the Cossack served in Home waters and also in the Mediterranean.
HMS Bedouin sustained gunfire damaged and was eventually sunk by an aircraft.
Was HMS Ashanti involved in the towing of a merchant vessel the Empire Might to Dakar in march 1943.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /tribal_class.htm   (2260 words)

  
 Geoff Chalcraft's Naval Career 1977 — 1987   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I was due to join the frigate HMS Leander in January 1980 and Dorset seemed a reasonable location between Portsmouth and Plymouth.
HMS Leander, based in Plymouth, was not a pleasant memory.
It had been a considerable task to bring Zulu back to operational readiness but, for her age, she did everything asked of her and looked splendid with her wooden decks.
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 BBC - h2g2 - Isle Of Wight Shipwrecks: 'Pacific Glory'
Isle Of Wight Shipwrecks: HMS Gladiator and the Submarine A1
At 8am she was intercepted in international waters off the Sussex coast by a Type 23 frigate, HMS Sutherland, which continued to escort her until 22 December.
Isle Of Wight Shipwrecks: HMS Gladiator and the Submarine A1
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/ww2/A894369   (1202 words)

  
 Sea Rescue page. Aircraft information Database of the Fleet Air Arm Archive 1939-1945   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
HMS Bulldog, the destroyer which in 1941 salvaged a German Enigma machine from a stranded German U-boat U-110.
Crew of walrus L2299, 700 sqdn 11.1.1941, HMS Gloucester, walrus, returned ship to find it under attack by Ju87, ordered to ditch alongside HMS Diamiond and after the crew were rescued it sank the aircraft by gunfire.
Quigg, JA Lt 813 wildcat sqdn from HMS Campania.
www.fleetairarmarchive.net /ships/AirSeaRescue/FAASeaRescue.html   (5925 words)

  
 ENGLISH ENCYCLOPAEDIA - DKM Bismarck   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
On the early morning of 27 May 1941 she was engaged in an eighty-eight minute battle with HMS King George V, HMS Rodney, Norfolk, and HMS Dorsetshire.
• The British battleships HMS King George V, HMS Prince of Wales, HMS Ramillies, HMS Revenge, HMS Rodney, HMS Repulse and HMS Renown.
• The British battlecruiser HMS Hood • The British aircraft carriers HMS Victorious and HMS Ark Royal • The British heavy cruisers HMS Suffolk, HMS Norfolk, HMS Dorsetshire, and HMS London.
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 HMS Cossack, RN Destroyer
HMS Cossack in naval art prints by Ivan Berryman depicting HMS Cossack at Grand Harbour Malta.
HMS Cossack on convoy duty by Ivan Berryman
HMS Cossack, one of the fast Tribal class destroyers will always be remembered for the daring rescue of 300 prisoners of war from the German Altmark in Norwegian waters.
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 rorkesdriftvc.com - Discussion Forum
Hi i am a public service student and i am researching rorkes drift i was wondering if anyone knew if conformity was used during the battle cheers...
I was reading through an account of the battle of Khambula today and was struck by the assertion that Zulu snipers hiding in the famous dunghil...
It is with deep regret that I have just heard of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Alpheus Zulu.
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 Combat Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kevin Walker's British Tribal class destroyer, HMS Zulu can be seen with it's decks removed.
The DKM Tirpitz on the right, defends the axis convoy against the USS Arizona and the HMS Repulse, seen on the far left of the screen.
HMS Repulse and HIJMS Yamato prepare for an engagement.
www.southcoastbattlegroup.com /photo_1997.html   (789 words)

  
 BKB Headquarters - Content   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
(Story filed from the HMS Zulu in the North Sea) Harsh unrelenting naval combat continues to be waged in the North Sea off the coasts of Belgium and Holland.
The HMS Zulu sailed through narrow channels and bays and finally the beautiful city and port of Antwerp loomed ahead of these weary warriors.
From the deck of the HMS Zulu can be seen His Majesty Ships the Fury, Inhospitable, Viceroy, Hotspur and Gallant.
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