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  Amphibious warfare Information
An early form of amphibious warfare was employed during the War of the Pacific in 1879, and saw coordination of army, navy and specialized units.
During this period, British Royal Marine Light Infantry (merged with the Royal Marine Artillery in the 1920s to form the Royal Marines) were used primarily as naval parties onboard Royal Navy warships to maintain discipline and man ships' guns.
The RMLI joined a new Royal Navy division - the Royal Naval Division - formed in 1914 to fight on land; however, throughout the conflict, army units were depended upon to provide the bulk - if not all - of troops used in amphibious landings.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In the modern era of warfare, an amphibious landing of infantry troops on a beachhead is the most complex of all military maneuvers.
Amphibious forces were fully organized and devoted to this mission, although the troops not only fought ashore, but on board ships.
The RMLI joined a new Royal Navy division—the Royal Naval Division—formed in 1914 to fight on land; however, throughout the conflict, army units were depended upon to provide the bulk—if not all—of troops used in amphibious landings.
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  Wikinfo | Royal Navy
The Royal Navy is known as the "senior service" in the UK Armed Forces, as it is the oldest of the three branches.
The first reformation and major expansion of the Navy Royal, as it was then known, occurred in the 16th Century during the reign of King Henry VIII whose ships, the "Henri Grace a Dieu ("Great Harry")" and "Mary Rose", engaged the French navy in a battle in the Solent in 1545.
In that time, the Royal Navy suffered only one major defeat, the Battle of the Chesapeake against France in 1781, and was able to defeat all challengers, as at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 where a combined Spanish and French fleet was decisivly beaten.
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 USN Ship Designations
It should be noted that in the United States Navy, unlike European Navies, the first ship in a class to be authorized by the US Congress is the designated class leader (class name ship), regardless of the order in which the ships of that class are laid down, launched or commissioned.
On 17 July 1920, the Secretary of the Navy prescribed a standard nomenclature for types and classes of NAVAL VESSELs, including aircraft, in which lighter-than air craft were identified by the type "Z" and heavier-than air craft by the letter "V".
The number of suitable ships fluctuated throughout this period as older ships went to the breakers and new ships were completed.
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 List of Royal Navy ship names - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following is a list of Royal Navy ship names by name in alphabetical order, both past and present.
List of aircraft carriers of the Royal Navy
List of submarine depot ships of the Royal Navy
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 Lee Maritime Books - Naval & Royal Navy Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A chronological account of the merchant navy at war from 1939 to the early spring of 1943, describes in vivid detail the trials and tribulations of the merchantmen and some of the actions in which they were involved.
Having already seen action in China during the Boxer Uprising, Keyes at the age of 32, became the youngest captain in the Royal Navy, and by the outbreak of war in 1914, was senior naval officer at Harwich.
This perceptive study is concerned with life aboard ship just as much as with technical developments and naval incidents, at a period where the role of the Royal Navy as 'policeman of the world' involved it in brushfire wars, anti-slavery expeditions, gunboat patrols on the Yangtse, Zambezi and Red Sea.
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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.
Of the earlier class of ships, the France had been lost in 1922, the Courbet and Paris escaped to Britain in 1940, and the Jean Bart, renamed Océan, was scuttled in Toulon in 1942 when the Germans moved to occupy all of France.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/List of amphibious warfare ships
This is a list of amphibious warfare ships updated as of January 2005.
Shardul class- Large Landing Ship Tank (1 in service)+(2 launched)
Miura-class - LST (one of the remaining Miuras may have been decommissioned)
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 Naval Historical Center Publications
Examines the partnership between the Navy, industry, and science forged by World War II that was responsible for producing American submarines in the formative years of the Cold War.
First published in 1999, this reissued work highlights the accomplishments of the Navy's oldest shore establishment still in operation, from its beginnings 203 years ago as a shipyard for the new warships of a fledgling Navy, to the end of the 20th century.
In this work Navy research, development, testing and evaluation planning is set within the changing world and new national priorities of the 1980s and 1990s, when international events began to affect both the nation's defense structure and research and development priorities.
www.history.navy.mil /nhc6.htm   (4930 words)

 3rd Amphibious Warfare Studies Group (Maritime)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A Navy spokesman said that the Kitty Hawk had not been surprised, that they knew the Russian planes were not going to attack, and that the Russian aircraft were tracked almost from the moment they took off.
Many U.S. Navy officers feared this sort of thing could happen, calling their apprehension a case of 'Aegis arrogance.'" If U.S. Navy officers and crews are really the best, at the very least, many of them appear to suffer from a lot of bad luck, or bad policies, or just poor judgment.
In the future when the American Navy is finally challenged at sea every ship had better be able to fight with its own aircraft lest their survival goes down when their mother large deck aircraft carrier does up in flames.
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 Military List : Navy Ships
The Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy is becoming a common sight off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the commander of the ship’s medical
Navy organization responsible for acquisition and modernization of non-nuclear surface ships.
Military List excludes all liability of any kind (including negligence) in respect of any third party information or other material made available on, or which can be accessed using, this Website.
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 Bertram Ramsay : Naval Leaders : History : Royal Navy
On the retired list in 1939, Bertram Ramsay rose to prominence as the Royal Navy's foremost expert in amphibious warfare during the Second World War.
While on the retired list, Ramsay reported on the suitability of Dover as an operational base and on the outbreak of war in September 1939 was appointed as Flag Officer Commanding Dover.
At that time the biggest and most complicated amphibious operation ever, it saw the sailing of several convoys from the United Kingdom and the passage of 340 ships through the Straits of Gibraltar in 33 hours.
www.royal-navy.mod.uk /server.php?show=nav.3892   (650 words)

Chronologies of War Service of Royal Navy Warships
Royal Navy - Ranks, Professions, Trades, Pay and Allowances, Badges of Rank
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 HyperWar: US Navy Minecraft, 1940-1945
The wood-hulled YMS proved to be one of the U.S. Navy's more durable and versatile types through a quarter-century of service, filling a variety of roles for a number of navies.
All 481 ships of this type had the same general characteristics.
Originally rated as service craft, they were used during World War II for inshore sweeping to prepare the way for amphibious assaults.
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 International Veterans Rendezvous   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
He was a gunner in the British Navy bit in 1944/5 he was a resident in a nursing home (reason not known) in the Peekskill, New York area - probably the one at Harriman Estate or possibly at the Naval Hospital.
She served as a Wren in the Royal Navy for 44 months and left it in 1946.
The Ministry of Defence told me that she served on several ships, but the only name I was given was HMS Pembroke (I believe that this was a base).
www.fortressweymouth.co.uk /navy.htm   (6524 words)

 World Navies Today: United Kingdom
Revised 24 March 2002 Version 1.69 Compiled and Maintained by: Andrew Toppan World Navies Today Main Page: http://www.hazegray.org/worldnav/ This list includes all surface combatants, submarines, mine warfare vessels and patrol craft over 100 tons displacement, and all amphibious ships and auxiliaries over 500 tons displacement.
Ships not yet commissioned, or in long-term overhaul/conversion, are listed in [brackets].
These will be civilian-manned ships built to commercial standards, but with the general appearance and configuration of LPDs.
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 LIST OF PLANES US AIR FORCE WW2; Fighter; Bomber; Jet-fighter; Transport; Carrier-based; Recon; Patrol; Seaplane; Dive ...
LIST OF PLANES US AIR FORCE WW2; Fighter; Bomber; Jet-fighter; Transport; Carrier-based; Recon; Patrol; Seaplane; Dive Bomber
Pre/Post WW2 SWEDEN Planes - List of Aircraft
Pre/Post WW2 USSR Russia Planes - List of Aircraft
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 Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945  -  E
In naval circles it is custom to refer to the commander of a vessel as Captain.
The Navy List bears the phrase "in command".
Married (1945) Cynthia Mary Hurlstone, widow of Major Gerald Tatchell, The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment; two step­daughters.
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 List of amphibious warfare ships of the Royal Navy - Definition, explanation
List of amphibious warfare ships of the Royal Navy - Definition, explanation
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 Battlefleet: Battleship Game - WW2 Naval Strategy
USN Cruisers 2 - USS Chancellorsville, Cowpens, Gettysburg, Chosin, Hue City, Shiloh, Anzio, Vicksburg, Lake Erie, Cape St. George, Vella Gulf, Port Royal
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 Glossary of Military Acronyms
Online Reference Cataloguing Military and Civilian Aircraft, Armored Vehicles, Individual Weapon Systems, Naval Ships and Munitions
Below is a listing of general and specific military terms and acronyms.
Use the letters to jump to that lettered section.
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