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  ipedia.com: Destroyer Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast and maneuverable yet long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet or battle group and defend them against smaller, short-range attackers.
This led to an equally rapid evolution of the destroyer during the war, which quickly equipped with depth charges and sonar for countering this new threat.
Destroyers (with a DD hull classification symbol) primarily perform anti-submarine warfare duty while guided missile destroyers (DDGs) are multi-mission (anti-submarine, anti-air, and anti-surface warfare) surface combatants.
www.ipedia.com /destroyer.html   (861 words)

 List of destroyers of the United States Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of destroyers of the United States Navy, sorted by hull number.
CG-47 Ticonderoga and CG-48 Yorktown were approved as destroyers (DDG-47 and DDG-48) and redesignated cruisers while under construction; it is uncertain whether CG-49 Vincennes and CG-50 Valley Forge were ever authorized as destroyers by the United States Congress (though the fact that the DDG sequence resumes with DDG-51 Arleigh Burke argues that they were).
For destroyer escorts, see List of destroyer escorts of the United States Navy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_destroyers_of_the_United_States_Navy   (184 words)

 STAR WARS: Star Destroyers: Ship List
Destroyer in the fleet of Grand Admiral Thrawn, which saw significant action towards the end of his campaign against the New Republic.
A destroyer (presumed to be Imperator-class) in the Tapani Sector starfleet, assigned to planet Tallaan, defend Imperial shipyards.
One of three star destroyers stationed near the remains of Alderaan in the hope of capturing Princess Leia Organa during any pilgrimage made by the Princess to the ruins of her homeworld.
www.theforce.net /swtc/isdlist.html   (3544 words)

 uboat.net - Allied Warships - Destroyers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The destroyer USS Reuben James (i) of the Clemson class.
The destroyer was the most capable and most feared escort vessel the allies possessed early in the war.
The list is divided by navy, then ordered by number of ships of that class.
uboat.net /allies/warships/types.html?type=Destroyer   (298 words)

 USS C. Turner Joy Information - Articles Free   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In October 1961, the destroyer was transferred to DesDiv 191 of DesRon 19 and assumed duty as flagship for both.
During the mission, her guns destroyed a number of enemy positions and figured prominently in the repulse of a Viet Cong attack.
The destroyer reached her zone of operations on the 18th and, for the next month, conducted shore bombardments in support of American and South Vietnamese troops operating ashore.
www.articlesfree.com /index.php?title=USS_C._Turner_Joy   (4198 words)

 Worldandnation: Arms sale to Taiwan angers China
The Kidd-class destroyers, while equipped with a much less potent ship-borne radar system than the Aegis, would be a step up for the Taiwan navy.
Destroyers equipped with the system are capable of anti-air, anti-ship and anti-submarine warfare.
Ships in the USS Arleigh Burke class of destroyers and USS Ticonderoga class of cruisers are equipped with the Aegis system.
www.sptimes.com /News/042401/Worldandnation/Arms_sale_to_Taiwan_a.shtml   (1266 words)

 Jutland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
List of Destroyers at the Battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916
It was very common to have a light cruiser act as "leader" of a destroyer flotilla, providing space and facilities for the flotilla commander as well as extra punch should combat ensue.
In the following lists, the leaders, if not destroyers, are noted as such.
www.gwpda.org /1916/ojutland.html   (159 words)

 Columbus Destroyers Official Site
The Destroyers will play three out of their next four games at home as the club looks to rebound from a slow start this season.
Destroyers quarterback Ryan Vena finished his rookie season by completing 21-of-36 pass attempts for 223 yards and three touchdowns.
Trailing 50-38 early in the fourth, the Destroyers kept pace, adding their fourth rushing touchdown as a team on the afternoon.
www.columbusdestroyers.com /news/press/display.php?id=283   (999 words)

USS Hancock (CV-19) List of aircraft carriers of the United States Navy...
USS Prince William (CVE-19) List of escort aircraft carriers of the Royal Navy...
USS Tattnall (DDG-19) List of destroyers of the United States Navy...
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 USS_Owen_(DD-536)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
USS Owen (DD-536), a Fletcher-class destroyer, was a ship of the United States Navy named for Elias K. Owen.
Owen, assigned to Destroyer Squadron 52 (DesRon 52), completed shakedown off California and training in Hawaii in time to join the Fast Carrier Task Force (then called TF 58, as it was then part of the 5th Fleet) for Operation Flintlock.
On the 22nd, the carriers, supported by battleships and cruisers and screened by a ring of destroyers, departed the atoll with Owen in the outer ring of steel.
www.usedmotorcoaches.com /search.php?title=USS_Owen_(DD-536)   (1213 words)

 USS Chauncey (DD 296)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The second USS Chauncey (DD-296) was a Clemson class destroyer destroyer in the United States Navy.
From 15 July 1920 to 14 October 1921, she was in ready reserve at San Diego and Mare Island, then returned to active duty as flagship of Destroyer Division 31.
All seven destroyers, including Chauncey, went aground on the jagged rocks off Point Pedernales, in what was called the Honda Point Disaster.
read-and-go.hopto.org /US-Navy-destroyers/USS-Chauncey-(DD-296).html   (257 words)

 Fletcher_class_destroyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The United States Navy commissioned 175 Fletcher-class destroyers between 1942 and 1944.
The Allen M. Sumner and Gearing classes are derivatives of the Fletcher class.
List of destroyer classes of the United States Navy
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 Turkish Navy, World War 1
Both countries were attempting to enlarge their navies and Turkish orders included two British dreadnoughts, two scout cruisers and four destroyers, none of which were delivered.
One of the torpedo boats attempted to destroy her with a torpedo.
Five weeks after clashing with two Russian destroyers, 'Breslau', sailing to protect transports, was mined on one of the early Russian-laid fields aimed at interfering with the coal trade between Zonguldak and the Bosphorus.
www.naval-history.net /WW1NavyTurkish.htm   (2327 words)

 DDG-51 Arleigh Burke-class
The Navy considers the newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer to be its most capable and survivable surface combatant.
The potent offensive and defensive capabilities of Aegis destroyers are achieved with maximum survivability.
Truly multi-mission combatants, Aegis destroyers are the most balanced surface warships ever built, with the weapons, electronics, helicopter support facilities, and propulsion, auxiliary and survivability systems to carry out the Navy’s missions today, and into the next century.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/ship/ddg-51.htm   (507 words)

 Columbus Destroyers Official Site
The list of available defensive specialists is loaded with talent and experience.
This past season with New York, Angel was fourth in the league in tackles with 102.5 (89UT-27AT) and added 1.5 tackles for a loss, 15 pass breakups and two interceptions.
Last season with the Destroyers, Franklin had 75 (67UT-16AT) tackles, 1.5 tackles for a loss, 15 pass breakups, a forced fumble, recovered fumble and an interception.
www.columbusdestroyers.com /news/feature/display.php?id=395   (895 words)

 STAR WARS: Executor-class Commandships ("Super Star Destroyers"): Ship List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Destroyed after impaling the second Death Star at Endor when the battle station exploded.
At the Battle of Oringa destroyed the New Republic fleet carrier Endurance with all its fighters aboard.
Destroyed by outgunned rebels in a concerted attack in one of the possible outcomes of
www.theforce.net /swtc/ssdlist.html   (879 words)

 Destroyers transferred to Britain under Destroyers for Bases agreement
Destroyers Transferred to Great Britain as a Result of the Destroyers for Bases Agreement: The 50 Ships Including their Royal Navy Names, Pennant Numbers and Subsequent Disposition.
1940, she was considered by the U.S. Navy as the worst damaged but surviving destroyer available and was extensively studied for explosive effects and damage control; consigned for scrapping 1 Dec. 1944.
USS Yarnell (DD-143), commissioned as HMS Lincoln (G-42) on 23 Oct. 1940; transferred to Russia as Druzhny on 26 Aug. 1944; returned to the Royal Navy on 24 Aug. 1952; scrapped 3 Sep. 1952.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq59-24a.htm   (1371 words)

 USS_Cassin_(DD-372)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Entering service in late 1936, she steamed with the Atlantic fleet until 1938 until she and her crew were transferred to the Pacifc.
She was in drydock with the destroyer USS Downes and battleship USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) on 7 December 1941, during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Bombs damaged both destroyers, and with no water available to fight the fires the ships had to be abandoned.
www.apawn.com /search.php?title=USS_Cassin_(DD-372)   (205 words)

 Concept : Command Syntax   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
VERB is any one of the Empire commands on the command list (what you see when you type list-- e.g.
The exception to this rule are those ARGs that are enclosed in [square brackets] in the command list.
will list all destroyers that have more than 5 military which are not currently in any fleet.
www.wolfpackempire.com /infopages/Syntax.html   (503 words)

 USS Turner Joy (DD 951)
Decommissioned on November 22, 1982, and stricken from the Navy list on February 13, 1990, the TURNER JOY was donated to the Bremerton Historic Ships Association on April 10, 1991.
This was followed by a tour as Executive Officer of the Asiatic Fleet destroyer POPE, an assignment with the Bureau of Ordnance, sea duty in the battleship CALIFORNIA, and service at the Naval Mine Depot at Yorktown, Virginia.
In the mid-1930s, Lieutenant Commander Joy was Commanding Officer of the destroyer LITCHFIELD and was on the staff of Commander Destroyers, Battle Force.
united-states-navy.com /dd/dd951.htm   (490 words)

 Arleigh_Burke_class_destroyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Arleigh Burke class are among the largest destroyers ever built (larger is the Ticonderoga class cruiser, which is a redesignated AAW destroyer), and certainly among the most powerful.
The class is named for Admiral Arleigh "31-Knot" Burke, the most famous destroyer officer of World War II.
Admiral Burke was alive when the class leader was commissioned, and his words to the plank crew echo in the class's distinguished service to date: "This ship is built to fight; you'd better know how."
www.freecaviar.com /search.php?title=Arleigh_Burke_class_destroyer   (455 words)

 WorldNetDaily: Lawmakers urge Aegis sale to Taiwan
The letter, which was reportedly sent to the administration on Monday, said the White House should give "full consideration" to the sale, which has been requested by Taiwan for over a year.
The letter was expected to be released later this week or early next week, the report said, which did not identify any of the congressional signers.
Taiwan is expected to include Aegis destroyers on its list of requested arms.
www.wnd.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=22118   (724 words)

 List of destroyer classes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Horizon CNGF class — 4 ships in construction
Town class — 50 ships from three classes of United States Navy destroyers, 1917–1920
See also: list of destroyers of the United States Navy
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_destroyers   (313 words)

 [1850] Necron (tournament list) - Librarium Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Destroyers stay within 6" of each other, and behind the main force to decrease their chances of being hit.
The list is pretty much set, I don't intend to shuffle much of anything around.
also aginst a marine or chaos list with lots of jump troops, bikes, blood rage, or other fast movement you can't pierce their armor, and they can be in CC with power weapons by turn two.
www.forum.librarium-online.com /forums/showthread.php?t=44771   (1809 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
List of ships of the United States Navy
This is a list of ships of the United States Navy, including both past and present vessels.
There is also a list of ships of the Japanese Navy.
www.askmytutor.co.uk /l/li/list_of_ships_of_the_united_states_navy.html   (433 words)

 USS_Cole_(DDG_67)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The second USS Cole (DDG-67) is an Arleigh Burke-class "Aegis" guided missile destroyer homeported in NS Norfolk, Virginia.
This Cole is named in honor of Marine Sergeant Darrell S. Cole, a machine gunner killed in action on Iwo Jima on 19 February 1945.
Cole left Norfolk on November 29, 2003 on the destroyer's first overseas deployment since it was bombed in the year 2000.
www.partsquote.com /search.php?title=USS_Cole_(DDG_67)   (365 words)

 USS Leftwich (DD 984)
SPRUANCE - class destroyer and the second ship in that class decommissioned.
Stricken from the Navy list on March 27, 1998, the LEFTWICH was then berthed at the Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility (NISMF), Pearl Harbor, HI, until she was sunk as a target on August 1, 2003, at 022° 48' 47.0" North, 160° 34' 00.0" West.
It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
united-states-navy.com /dd/dd984.htm   (211 words)

 Holistics Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
List of several (actually, eight) ways to make a more user-friendly site.
A listing of the most popular methods for determining usability, including the advantages and disadvantages of each.
List of design issues that pollute an overall impression of trustworthiness and dependability.
www.holisticsdirectory.com /index.php/Computers/Internet/Web_Design_and_Development/Web_Usability   (2248 words)

 US Navy in WW1
The destroyers were part of the at least 36 United States destroyers that reached European waters in 1917-18, many of them based at Queenstown, Ireland, and St Nazaire and Brest, France.
In 1917 the programme of large ship construction was suspended to concentrate on destroyers (including the large 'flush decker' classes, 50 of which ended up in the Royal Navy in 1940), submarine-chasers, submarines, and merchantmen to help replace the tremendous losses due to unrestricted U-boat attacks.
Some of the destroyers and especially the sub-chasers ended up in the Mediterranean, patrolling the Otranto Barrage designed to keep German and Austrian U-boats locked up in the Adriatic Sea.
www.naval-history.net /WW1NavyUS.htm   (2755 words)

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