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  Cyndi's List - Ships & Passenger Lists
This database is an index to the passenger lists of ships arriving from foreign ports at the port of Boston, Massachusetts from 1820-1943.
This database is an index to the passenger lists of ships arriving from foreign ports at the port of New York from 1851-1891 and 1935-1938.
This database is an index to the passenger lists of ships arriving from foreign ports at the port of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1883-1945.
www.cyndislist.com /ships.htm   (5584 words)

 Ships of the Old Navy, A History of Sailing Ships of the Royal Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The names of two standard types of brig-sloop, which were built in large numbers, are listed in the text - 115 of the 10 gun Cherokee class and 110 of the 18 gun Cruiser class.
The names of all ships and the surnames of British naval officers and men are in upper case.
The names of Marines are in lower case to distinguish between naval and marine ranks.
www.cronab.demon.co.uk /INTRO.HTM   (729 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Shen Shen Kuo or Shen Kua (Chinese: ; pinyin:) (1031–1095) was a polymathic Chinese scientist and statesman of the Song Dynasty (960–1279).
The University of Wales, Bangor (UWB) is a constituent institution of the University of Wales based in the small city of Bangor in the county of Gwynedd in North Wales, United Kingdom.
Binomial name Linnaeus, 1767 Arctica islandica, or the ocean quahog or Icelandic cyprine, is a marine bivalve mollusk native to the North Atlantic ocean.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia   (3660 words)

 Royal Navy
The ship’s badge was ‘a gamecock proper’ on white background with the motto ‘spurred for the skies’
These guns gave the class the greatest fire-power of any cruiser the Royal Navy had ever built, with the water cooled 6-inch and 3-inch guns capable of firing 20 and 90 rounds per minute per gun respectively (although this rate of fire would empty the magazines in a few minutes).
Blake was the last cruiser in the Royal Navy and in December 1979 ended a 100 year tradition of RN Cruisers.
home.att.net /~b.lockyer/royal_navy.htm   (1505 words)

 The Ultimate Royal Canadian Navy Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
By the end of the Second Battle of the Atlantic, the RCN was the primary navy in the northwest sector of the Atlantic Ocean and was responsible for the safe escort of innumerable convoys and the destruction of many U-boats—an anti-submarine capability that the RCN would build upon during the post-war.
A planned transfer of two light aircraft carriers from the Royal Navy, HMCS Warrior and HMCS Magnificent was slowed, and when Warrior was found to be unsuitable for a North Atlantic winter, she was sent to the west coast and the next year was replaced by Magnificent, with Warrior being given back to the RN.
The RCN was the first navy in the world to pioneer the use of ship-borne helicopters on small surface ships such as destroyers and frigates in the rough waters of the North Atlantic and Pacific.
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/RCN   (2089 words)

 Naming Ships - Navy Ships
Starting in 1931 submarines were named for "fish and denizens of the deep." As World War II ship construction programs included new types of ships requiring new name sources; and other classes required a modification of existing name sources to meet a perceived shortage of "appropriate" names.
One of the chief benefits of the classical naming system that flourished during the Second World War was the precision with which the name of a ship defined the ship's class, no small matter with a Navy boasting thousands of ships.
Half a century ago, there would be no doubt that a ship named after a state of the Union was a battleship, whereas today a ship with such a name might be whatever class of ship found favor with the Navy at the moment.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/names.htm   (1234 words)

Post-war, he served with the North Russian Expeditionary Force 1919, cruised the Baltic in 1921, escorted the Prince of Wales on his Round-the-World Tour in 1923 and was on the China Station in the 1920's.
Casualty Lists of the Royal Navy and Dominion Navies, 1922-
Royal Navy, Royal Marine and Single-Ship Battle Honours 1939-45,
www.naval-history.net   (816 words)

The Russian ships were isolated by the geography of the war, and the Austrian ships never were engaged in fleet actions in the Adriatic.
All the American ships and half the Japanese ones were at least laid down by the end of the War; but building proceeded very slowly and, when the war was over, it wasn't clear exactly what enemy all this building was directed at.
The Brooklyn, named after the sister city of New York, was perhaps a companion for the ship of that name.
www.friesian.com /dreadnot.htm   (8742 words)

 Research guide B1: The Royal Navy: Tracing people: NMM PORT
This guide explains where and how to access the service records of the Royal Navy (which are held primarily at The National Archives), and lists some of the books in the National Maritime Museum's Library which can be used to research people who have served in the Royal Navy and its history.
The lieutenant's logs were kept by the lieutenants of a ship in commission, recording details of weather, navigation and routine of the ship, as well as incidents that occurred during the commission.
The amount of information shown in these lists changes with time but they record officers (retired and active) and ships, where ships were stationed, pay scales, uniform regulations, etc. They were published between one and several times a year at different periods.
www.port.nmm.ac.uk /research/b1.html   (777 words)

From the Revolution there exist lists of Captains, Masters and Commanders, and Lieutenants, according to their seniority and from the commencement of the eighteenth century or thereabouts such lists appeared from time to time in printed form.
But Steel's Navy Lists, though very accurate and trustworthy, were not official and it was not until the beginning of 1814 that any list giving the kind of information to be found in Steel was published by authority.
The Navy List which was then begun and which has continued to the present time, seems to have been originally compiled, under Admiralty direction, by a Mr Finlaison and was issued by Mr John Murray who remained its publisher for more than seventy years.
www.mariners-l.co.uk /UKNavyList.htm   (941 words)

 Royal Navy
The role of the Royal Navy (RN) is to protect British interests at home and abroad, executing the foreign and defence policies of Her Majesty's Government through the exercise of military effect, diplomatic activities and other activities in support of these objectives.
The British Royal Navy is commonly referred to as the "Royal Navy" both inside and outside the United Kingdom.
Names are allocated to ships and submarines by a naming committee within the MOD and given by class, with the names of ships within a class often being thematic (e.g.
schools-wikipedia.org /wp/r/Royal_Navy.htm   (5114 words)

 Norwegian Merchant Fleet 1939-1945, K   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A list of names of other female, Canadian radio operators, along with the names of their ships, can be found on my page about M/S Mosdale.
This company had lost a ship by the name Kirsten B on March 28-1930, after she had run ashore at Loshavn on a voyage from Brest and Rotterdam to Farsund.
Odd Berg had another ship by the name Kollgrim after the war, this was Nortraship's Norheim, ex Empire Pearl (follow the link for the history of this ship).
www.warsailors.com /freefleet/norfleetk.html   (3257 words)

 Navy News - Ships of the Royal Navy - HMS Vanguard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Navy News - Ships of the Royal Navy - HMS Vanguard
Vanguard bears one of the most revered names in Royal Navy annals, and her list of Battle Honours – stretching to 15 – proves the current boat’s predecessors were generally in the thick of the action.
The first of three battleships to bear the name was built by Laird in 1870 but sank in a collision with HMS Iron Duke five years later.
www.navynews.co.uk /ships/vanguard.asp   (544 words)

 Thousands of BOAT NAMES, SHIP NAMES, MILITARY NAMES, AIRCRAFT NAMES, CAR NAMES  for your dog, horse, cat, pet or ...
While many of the ships originated in other countries and no doubt had names in other languages, all the names were recorded in English.
A list of fictional ships, waterborne vessels that have been identified by name in works of fiction but do not really exist as such (oftentimes a real ship is used as a stage set, but the real name is not used).
A list of names of some train-routes that became legendary during the past.
www.lowchensaustralia.com /names/boats.htm   (963 words)

 Rachel's Pages | Mandarin Chinese names for gamers
However, names do generally maintain the same structure in the different Chinese languages, and therefore, while the pronunciations may be different, the ways of using the names and frequency of use will be basically the same.
However, as some names can be androgynous, I will list all the names together with their meanings, which should suggest their general genders.
When choosing the name scheme for a class, you should probably consider what sort of function the class will serve and choose appropriately; a naming scheme based on mountains would be good for military vessels, while a naming scheme based on harmony might be good for commercial vessels.
www.jiawen.net /Chinesenames.html   (2825 words)

 Aircraft Carrier database of the Fleet Air Arm Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Ship Modelers Mailing List (SMML) One of the premier sources for modeling information, the SMML web site holds not only all the Archives from the free SMML List, but also has kit reviews, hints and tips, ship walk-abouts and various photos of both models and ship details.
Ship's badges of the Royal Navy in Plymouth pubs
Royal Navy Ships of World War 2: by Andrew Arthur's guide to the Royal Navy of World War 2.
www.fleetairarmarchive.net /Ships/Index.html   (1881 words)

 Aircraft Carrier database of the Fleet Air Arm Archive
Ship Modelers Mailing List (SMML) One of the premier sources for modeling information, the SMML web site holds not only all the Archives from the free SMML List, but also has kit reviews, hints and tips, ship walk-abouts and various photos of both models and ship details.
Ship's badges of the Royal Navy in Plymouth pubs
Royal Navy Ships of World War 2: by Andrew Arthur's guide to the Royal Navy of World War 2.
fleetairarmarchive.net /Ships   (1881 words)

 Royal Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From the early 18th century to the middle of the 20th century, it was the largest and most powerful navy in the world, helping to establish the British Empire as the dominant power of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Royal Navy is the second largest navy in the world in terms of gross tonnage.
By the end of the 19th century though, the Royal Navy, despite being the largest in the world, was not as powerful as it seemed to be.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_Navy   (5736 words)

 The National Archives | DocumentsOnline | Royal Navy Service Records
These books list the date and place of birth, physical characteristics on entry and a summary of service to date.
The schedules note the name, rank or rating, marital status, age, and birthplace, as well as location at the time of the census.
In the later schedules of 1891 and 1901 name, relation to vessel (whether a member of the crew, etc.), marital status, age last birthday, occupation, birthplace, and "whether blind, deaf or dumb" were noted, along with the location.
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk /documentsonline/royal-navy-service.asp   (1545 words)

 Lend Lease Ship Names
32 ships of this class were transferred to the Royal Navy under the Lend-Lease scheme.
DE: 46 ships of Buckley class, rated at DEs, were transferred to the Royal Navy under the Lend-Lease scheme and were operated by them as frigates.
This ship was cutoff from the coast by Japanese occupation and given to China as lend lease.
www.ww2pacific.com /llnames.html   (1143 words)

 AGOR Numeric List
Several no longer appear on easily checked lists for the country indicated in the NVR custodian information and are presumed scrapped, sold or otherwise disposed of by their secondary owners.
Names for these vessels are generally shortened to the last name of the individual for which they are named.
It appears that the little ships of the Conrad class are being replaced in their second life worldwide by the more recent first generation AGOS Ocean Surveillance Ship class.
patriot.net /~eastlnd2/Agor.htm   (2323 words)

 Surviving Royal Navy aircraft carriers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Here is a list of Royal Navy, Commonwealth and World aircraft carriers which still exist in the 21st century either as preserved ships, wrecks or designated as underwater war graves.
The lists are sorted alphabetically by the names used by the Royal Navy.
If you are uncertain about the latest or current name of an aircraft carrier, the alternative name in usage is also listed here.
www.fleetairarmarchive.net /Ships/Survivingships/Surviving_ships.html   (570 words)

 Index to late 18th, 19th and early 20th Century Naval and Naval Social History
Consolidated extracts from the Navy Lists for Dec 1843, Jun 1844, Dec 1848, Jun 1870 and Jun 1879 - with details of officers appointments
Navy List Mar 1844 - Sep 1844 - Dec 1848 - Mar 1849 - Sep 1849 Prizes & Obituaries.
Navy List Jun 1844 Full & Half Pay &c.
www.pbenyon.plus.com /Naval.html   (982 words)

 Ghost of a flea: The names of British warships
It is, for sailors, an alluring prospect, promising the Royal Navy the status of the second most important sea force in the world - and likely to remain so for several decades.
One of the finest screw line-of-battle ships in her Majesty's service - the Conqueror, 101 guns-three days ago in the highest state of discipline and preparation for war, with nearly 1400 persons on board, is now a useless wreck.
A Royal Navy website regarding the ship currently graced by this name may be found at http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/static/pages/1626.html.
www.ghostofaflea.com /archives/000325.html   (2149 words)

 FOXNews.com - Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom - U.S. & World
Following is the official list of American servicemen killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom as of 6:30 p.m.
Navy Lt. Thomas Mullen Adams, 27, of La Mesa, Calif. Killed when two Royal Navy Sea King helicopters collided over international waters March 22.
Assigned as an exchange officer with the Royal Navy's 849 Squadron since October 2002.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,82129,00.html   (1215 words)

 Royal Navy Ship Picture Framers, Portsmouth UK - Links
Royal Navy Ship Picture Framers - JandH Picture Frames, Portsmouth UK for Royal Navy ship picture, ship photo, ship badge and Royal Navy gizzit.
If would like to exchange links and have a website of some relevance then please contact Jim at J and H Picture Framers.
Royal Navy Ship Picture Framers - JandH Picture Frames, Portsmouth UK for Royal Navy related pictures, ship photo, badge, gizzit and art.
www.royalnavypictures.co.uk /royal.navy.ship.picture.links.htm   (592 words)

 hms taciturn information.
HMS Ganges Royal Navy Association - Notice Board/September 2003
List of Royal Navy ship names Definition Meaning Information...
CCC - War Against Iraq: The British Invasion of 1941
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