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 HMS Hecla
The second Hecla, launched in 1815, was a Hecla-class bomb vessel; she was later converted to an exploration ship and was commanded by William Edward Parry during his exploration of the Arctic.
The third Hecla was a wooden paddle sloop launched in 1839 and sold in 1863.
The sixth Hecla (A133), launched in 1964, was a Hecla-class survey vessel sold in 1997.
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 Encyclopedia: Hecla class survey vessel
The Hecla class formed the backbone of the Royal Navy's ocean survey fleet from the mid-1960s.
Three units, HMS Hecla, HMS Hecate and HMS Hydra, were ordered in the early 1960s to replace the aging survey ships Scott and Shackleton.
They were built to commercial standards, and carried two small survey craft, a launch, a Land Rover and a Wasp helicopter.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hecla-class-survey-vessel   (234 words)

  
 Probert Encyclopaedia: Ships (HMS-Hz)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
A hooker was a one-masted merchant vessel used by the English, for fishing in the Irish Sea, and by the Dutch.
A hoy was a small vessel, usually rigged as a sloop, and employed in carrying goods and passengers short distances coastwise, and sometimes in conveying goods and people to and from larger vessels and the shore.
HMS Hydra was a British Hecla Class survey ship of 1915 tons displacement, which along with her sister ships HMS Hecla and HMS Hecate, was the first Royal Navy ship to be designed with a combined oceanographical and hydrographic role.
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 Paid Survey in TutorGig Encyclopedia
A galaxy survey is a survey of galaxy galaxies in two or three dimensions.
In astronomy, a redshift survey is a survey of a section of the sky to measure the redshift of astronomical...
A skeletal survey is a series of X ray s of all the bone s in the body, or at least the axial skeleton and the large cortical bones.
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 The Royal Navy in the 21st Century - InformationBlast
The Navy's surveying service has responsibility for surveying and charting the oceans, the information from which goes into the numerous Admiralty produced charts and publications that are used all over the world.
Endurance 's mission is twofold; to assist the BAS in charting and surveying the waters around the Antarctic, a task for which she is well suited thanks to her strengthened bow, and to provide a semi-permanent naval presence in the South Atlantic in support of the Atlantic Patrol Task (South) deployment.
Scott is the largest ocean survey vessel in Western Europe and, at over 13,000 tonnes, the seventh largest vessel in the Royal Navy (only the three carriers and three amphibious vessels displace more).
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 The Royal Navy in the 21st Century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The Navy's surveying service has responsibility for surveying and charting the oceans, the information from which goes intothe numerous Admiralty produced charts and publications that are used all overthe world.
Endurance 's missionis twofold; to assist the BAS in charting and surveying the waters around the Antarctic, a task for which she is well suitedthanks to her strengthened bow, and to provide a semi-permanent naval presence in the South Atlantic in support of the Atlantic Patrol Task (South) deployment.
In addition to the ocean survey vessel, the navy retains a single coastal survey ship, HMS Roebuck, which performs the same tasks on the UK continental shelf as HMS Scott does in deep ocean.
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 The_Royal_Navy_in_the_21st_Century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
However, the three ships of the ''Invincible'' class are limited in what they can actually do, due not only to their small size, but also to the capabilities of the Sea Harrier.
The vessel that was chosen to replace her was chartered from a Norwegian shipping company and commissioned as HMS ''Polar Circle''.
The navy's ocean going survey needs were served by the four ships of the ''Hecla'' class, all built in the 1960s and 70s.
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 Definition of blood vessel
1:...nary [[blood vessel]]s''' are those which carry [[blood]] from and to the [[lung]]s.
1: THE '''''Flyvefisken''''' '''class patrol vessels''' are [[DenmarkDanish]] warships.
The vessel that sank in 2001, killing 353 asylum seekers (mo...
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 South African Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first ships acquired by the newly formed navy were the HMSAS Protea (a hydrographic survey vessel), the HMSAS Sonneblom and the HMSAS Immortelle (both minesweeping trawlers).
Unofficially, however, the SAN can trace its history even further back, to the Natal Naval Volunteers (NNV), which was formed in Durban on 30 April 1885 as well as to the Cape Naval Volunteers (CNV), which was formed in Cape Town in 1905.
Notes: The three submarines of this class are currently being built in Germany for the SAN and will be delivered from September 2005 onwards, with a 12 month interval between each delivery.
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 Royal Navy in the 21st Century - Freepedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Endurance's mission is twofold; to assist the BAS in charting and surveying the waters around the Antarctic, a task for which she is well suited thanks to her strengthened bow, and to provide a semi-permanent naval presence in the South Atlantic in support of the Atlantic Patrol Task (South) deployment.
This will be the first naval vessel built by the shipbuilding firm Vosper Thorneycroft at their new facility in Portsmouth.
However, the Upholder class were decommissioned after the 1993 defence cuts, and all four units were sold to Canada, leaving the Royal Navy all nuclear.
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 South African Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The South Africa Navy can trace its official origins back to the SA Naval Service, which was established on 1 April 1922.
SAS Mendi (Currently being built.) Notes: These frigates were previously classed as "patrol corvettes" for South African domestic political reasons.
Three submarines of this class are currently being built in Germany for the SAN and will be delivered from September 2005 onwards, with a 12 month interval between each delivery.
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 The Royal Navy in the 21st Century
After two failed collaborative efforts - the NFR-90 project, a joint NATO venture that Britain withdrew from in 1989, and Project Horizon, a scheme in association with France and Italy, which failed in 1999 - the government announced that a new class of destroyer, the Type 45 would replace the Type 42.
The Royal Navy has a mandate to provide support to the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), which comes in the form of the dedicated Antarctic Patrol Ship.
However, as time went on, it became clear that the age and small size of the 'Island' class was counting against them; so, in 1997, a decision was taken to replace them.
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 Encyclopedia: HMS Hydra (A144)
Updated 294 days 21 hours 11 minutes ago.
HMS Hydra (Pennant Number A144) was a Royal Navy deep ocean survey vessel of the Hecla Class.
The ship was sold to the Indonesian navy in 1986 and renamed Dewa Kembar.
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 Ships of the Mid-Victorian Royal Navy: G-H   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Launched: "1800a" means acquired in 1800; "1800r" means renamed in 1800 to name shown in "Name" column; see "Note" column for original name, under which entry other details are given.
= displacement (tons); during this period displacement was replacing burthen as a measure of the "size" of vessels.
The data are mainly derived from Colledge; Gardner; and Lyon en Winfield.
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 What's New - Updates, Changes and Additions
Upholder Class Type 2400 Overseas Patrol Submarines (SSKs) to Royal Navy Postwar section.
Wave Class page is already up complete with picture and press release as is the section on
Features include: an aritcle on Carriers and the Falklands War, an article on the development of the aircraft carrier and a class by class look at every single carrier and aviation related warship in the RN and RFA- ever!.
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 Oil Tankers and Coaling Ships
A387 Fort Victoria at the Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, June 2005, with A388 RFA Fort George and A390 RFA Wave Ruler in the background.
Bulldog Class Survey Vessel commissioned 21st March 1968.
Improved Hecla Class Survey Ship, commissioned 31st October 1974.
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 Ships Nostalgia - HMS Herald
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The “Hecla” class survey vessel HMS HERALD (A138) photographed as a hospital ship at Portsmouth during August 1982 on her return to the UK following the Falklands conflict.
Hearld and Hydra are now Bligh and sommerville and gave two years tied up along side in Waterford..while doing some mapping worrk.
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 Adrian Nash - Falklands Range
Purists may note a few errors and omissions.
HM Ships 'Apollo', 'Bacchante', 'Brecon', 'Danae', 'Lowestoft' and 'Rhyl' were not directly involved in the fighting, whilst 'Leeds Castle' (OPV), and the 'Ambulance Carriers' (converted Survey Ships) 'Herald' and 'Hydra' were involved but were not modelled.
As commented on the previous 'Adrian Nash' page, these models should be considered extremely rare.
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