Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: List of frigates of the Royal Navy


Related Topics

In the News (Sat 20 Apr 19)

  
  Frigate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Royal Navy captured a handful of the new French frigates during the early stages of the Seven Years' War (1756–1763) and were duly impressed by them, particularly for their inshore handling capabilities.
Royal Navy frigates of the late 18th century were based on the 1780-vintage Perseverance class, which displaced around 900 tons and carried 36 guns; this successful class was followed by the Tribune class batch of fifteen ships starting in 1801 that displaced over 1,000 tons and carried 38 guns.
Frigates were perhaps the hardest-worked of warship types during the age of sail.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frigates   (1632 words)

  
 Royal Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Royal Navy is the navy of the United Kingdom.
The reformation and major expansion of the Navy Royal as it was then known occurred the reign of King Henry VIII whose ships the " Great Harry " and the " Mary Rose " engaged the French navy in a battle in the Solent in 1545.
In the latter stages of the Cold War the Royal Navy was reconfigured with ASW aircraft carriers and a force of small frigates and destroyers.
www.freeglossary.com /Royal_Navy   (1172 words)

  
 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 survey vessels of the Royal Navy
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Royal_Navy_ship_names   (206 words)

  
 uboat.net - Allied Warships - Frigates
The frigate HMS Gould of the Captain class.
Commonwealth Frigates were not the same as the American destroyer escorts although they were both meant to fill the same need and thus did not differ greatly from one another.
The list is divided by navy, then ordered by number of ships of that class.
uboat.net /allies/warships/types.html?type=Frigate   (275 words)

  
 Navy History: Federal/Quasi-War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Navies were not thought to pose the same threat to political liberty as did standing armies.
Navy captains were appointed as superintendents, one for each of the six frigates.
Although they were fighting the same enemy, the Royal Navy and the United States Navy did not cooperate operationally, nor did they share operational plans or come to mutual understandings about deployment of their forces.
www.history.navy.mil /biblio/biblio4/biblio4a.htm   (3522 words)

  
 Alibris: Frigates
Midshipman Davy Jones : being the log of his adventures aboard divers frigates; sloops of war; and other fighting craft of the United States Navy; together with an account of his captivity in, and escape from, the islands of the Bermudas, during the...
Hen Frigates is the dramatic and largely untold story of the enterprising women who sailed on oceangoing vessels during the last century - a strenuous challenge even under the best of conditions.
Frigates proved their worth as ocean escorts and were important in the final victory over the U-boat threat in the Atlantic.
www.alibris.com /search/books/subject/Frigates   (981 words)

  
 Nelson & The Royal Navy
The royal marines assisted the seamen with heavy duties such as hauling on ropes and turning the capstan to weigh anchor.
This gorget is engraved with the Royal Crest and fouled anchor.
The Royal Marines' main weapon was a sea version of the 'Brown Bess' musket with a shortened barrel and a plain design to reduce rusting.
www.daliatrevino.com /Nelson&TheRoyalNavy.htm   (6183 words)

  
 FFG-7 OLIVER HAZARD PERRY-class - Navy Ships
PERRY-class frigates are primarily Undersea Warfare ships intended to provide open-ocean escort of amphibious ships and convoys in low to moderate threat environments in a global war with the Soviet Union.
The "short-hull" Perry-class frigates are being retired at an advanced rate, even though they have 20 years left on their life.
Perry-class frigates have been responsible for 16.3 percent of Navy steaming days in support of counter-narcotics operations and will continue to relieve the operational and personnel tempo of Active combatants by assuming more forward presence deployments.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/ffg-7.htm   (1534 words)

  
 MINISTRY OF DEFENCE AND THE BRITISH ROYAL NAVY, HISTORY, SHIPS, CAREERS AND CONTACT LINKS - SOLAR NAVIGATOR WORLD ...
The Royal Navy has fewer ships today, yet its firepower is far greater than at any time in the past.
Royal Navy training designed and delivered to meet the needs of any commercial or government organisation.
The Royal Marines Museum is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of all aspects of Royal Marines history.
www.solarnavigator.net /the_royal_navy.htm   (866 words)

  
 Juno Beach Centre - Frigates
The frigate is faster, more comfortable and better armed than the corvette, with twice its autonomy; it can sail 13,335 miles at a speed of 12 knots.
As frigates were too large to sail down from the Great Lakes, frigate contracts between 1942 and 1944 were given to shipyards on the West Coast and along the deeper waters of the St. Lawrence.
Used mostly to escort convoys, frigates were the most valuable warships ever built in Canada for anti-submarine warfare.
www.junobeach.org /e/4/can-tac-frg-ep.htm   (389 words)

  
 British Royal Navy - 17th Century
The Royal Navy suffered a great deal at the hands of political turmoil, rampant embezzlement and the sometimes highly ineffectual administration policies of the century.
Charles I felt that since the Navy was employed to protect the nation as a whole, and not just the coastlines, that the entire country should pay for the upkeep of the force.
One thing that can certainly not be taken for granted in the role of the development of the Royal Navy, not to mention the history of the 17th century in general, were the Anglo-Dutch Wars.
www.sirclisto.com /cavalier/royal_navy.htm   (2602 words)

  
 Dreadnought
Royal Navy had always been not to push innovation itself, which tended to devalue existing ships, but only to respond to innovations made by others.
The States are listed here in the order in which the ships are initially ordered and numbered, first with armored cruisers and second as battleships.
The Civil War navy continued the tradition of all these kinds of names, including some that may not have been seen since, either was warships or auxiliaries, like the Monongahela (a steam sloop commissioned in 1863).
www.friesian.com /dreadnot.htm   (8601 words)

  
 Royal Navy
She is shown here with a pair of Swordfish Mk1s of 821 Sqn ranged on the deck, passing the cruiser HMS Sheffield off the Mole, Gibraltar, earlier that same year.
HMS Ark Royal is shown in hot pursuit of the Bismarck.
HMS Ark Royal was built by Cammell Laird and launched on the 13th of April 1937.
www.second-world-war.com /gallery_2.htm   (1630 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Frigates of Royal Canadian Navy: 1943-1974: Books: Ken Macpherson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It is extraordinary that one seldom hears of the finest anti-submarine vessels built in Canada during the entire Second World War: frigates.
Frigates, initially dubbed "twin-screw corvettes" were designed by William Reed of Smith's Dock company.
Perhaps because of their late arrival on the scene, wartime photographs of frigates are now scarce.
www.amazon.com /Frigates-Royal-Canadian-Navy-1943-1974/dp/0920277225   (471 words)

  
 Royal Naval and Commonwealth Navies Ship List - Ship List Begin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Ark Royal — flagship of English Fleet against the Spanish Armada.
Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy: between 1793 and 1849, by William O. Gilly
List of Royal Navy Submarines sunk during WW11 indicating where sunk, how they were sunk, and the da
www.royal-navy.org /shiplist/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1   (370 words)

  
 Sailing ships of the Royal Navy A1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
ABERGAVENNY was reported by AMBUSCADE to be at Port Royal in December 1801 but she does not appear in the Navy List after this.
A party of Royal Marines consisting of a Captain, two Lieutenants and 60 privates was embarked on 17 May, however the following month she was found to be badly in need of repair so she was stripped and the crew was paid off in the Hamoaze on 29 June.
H was sentenced to be placed at the bottom of the captain`s list and rendered incapable of ever serving on board a ship of the Royal Navy.
www.cronab.demon.co.uk /A1.HTM   (21538 words)

  
 Royal Navy Webring
A listing of slang terms used by members of the Royal Navy.
Memories of ex-crewmember Shirley North of the years 1952-1954 served aboard HMS Vanguard - the last battleship of the Royal Navy - together with details of its construction,launch and scrapping.
A series of hand drawn charts illustrating the history of the ships of the Royal Navy from the earliest named ships at the end of the 11th century to the last sailing ‘men of war’ ships at the end of the 19th Century.
n.webring.com /hub?ring=royalnavy   (1890 words)

  
 Holdings - Royal Navy
The following represents a partial list of our holdings in the above category, and is limited to books (manuscripts, logs, periodicals, artwork, charts, etc are not included).
For example, "Arctic" might not contain titles that have been, perhaps arbitrarily, classified as biography, design, discovery, etc. "Navy" generally does not contain titles that are specific to the Royal Canadian Navy (Dept of National Defense), or the United States Navy.
Royal Navy and Royal Marines Operations 1964 to 1996
www.aandc.org /holdings/royal_navy.html   (583 words)

  
 MercoPress - Falklands-Malvinas & South Atlantic News
Excess income from copper sales abroad represented last year an additional two billion US dollars for the Chilean government and for the military who are legally entitled to a percentage, almost 700 million US dollars in these last two years, although part of it has already been spent in cancelling debts.
The shopping list includes 20 to 28 refurbished F-16 fighter bombers belonging to the Dutch Air Force (with a twenty year horizon), which would replace the current Mirage fleet and act as support for the brand new ten F-16 already purchased directly from United States.
The Chilean Navy already has defined the purchase of three missile Type 23 frigates from the Royal Navy, an operation involving 250 million US dollars, according to Navy commander Admiral Mighe Vergara who would like to see the contract signed before June 18 when he retires.
www.falkland-malvinas.com /Detalle.asp?NUM=5762   (645 words)

  
 Royal Navy and Commonwealth Naval History with OceanMC
Royal Navy and Commonwealth Naval History with OceanMC
The Oxford Illustrated History of the Royal Navy is the definitive one-volume history of the Royal Navy.
In 1914 the Royal Navy was the largest in the world, as the 'two power standard' meant that it had to be equal to the combined strength of any two other fleets.
www.royal-navy.org   (103 words)

  
 Royal Navy Submarine Histories
History of the submarine in the Royal Navy.
The Royal Navy submarines are also shown in photographs supplied by ex-crew members and their families and fine art prints supplied courtesy of Cranston Fine Arts, the naval art company.
Served with the 1st Flotilla at Fort Blockhouse until removed form the navy list in August 1912.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /submarines.htm   (1344 words)

  
 Canadian Navy Guns
This is a basic list of the gun systems used by the Canadian Navy.
Each mounting is listed separately below, despite the fact that they used the same gun.
Although frequently listed as being 60 calibre, this gun was actually 56.25 calibre.
www.hazegray.org /navhist/canada/systems/guns   (1848 words)

  
 Historical Manuscripts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The fourth to Commodore Stewart at the Philadelphia Navy Yard dated 4 June 1839 regarding the Secretary of the Navy's direction to build a steamship.
Officers of the Navy and Marine Corps who tendered their resignations during the early part of the Civil War and were dropped from the rolls.
While serving in the volunteer navy, he was advanced for distinguished service in the engagement with Merrimac in the Civil War.
www.history.navy.mil /library/manuscript/manuscript_list.htm   (10635 words)

  
 Holdings - Royal Canadian Navy
For example, "Arctic" might not contain titles that have been, perhaps arbitrarily, classified as biography, design, discovery, whaling, etc. "Navy" generally does not contain titles that are specific to the Royal Navy, the Royal Canadian Navy (Dept of National Defense), or the United States Navy.
U-Boat Hunters: The Royal Canadian Navy and the Offensive against Germany's submarines, The
Members are always encouraged to contact us with suggestions as to content - both on our web pages and in our research library and archives in Picton Ontario.
www.aandc.org /holdings/royal_canadian_navy.html   (327 words)

  
 Loch Class Frigates Association
The 'Association' started about 1993/94 as the HMS Loch Quoich Association, but after about four years, it was decided that the we should accept members from other Loch Class ships into membership.
Since then the 'Association' has grown and prospered and is still growing despite our medium to high age range.
Some ships have their own 'Association' (please check) but if you served on any of the Loch Class Frigates or their derivatives ie.
www.lochclassfrigates.com /index.html   (115 words)

  
 Royal Australian Navy The Gun Plot Ship List Post War
Non Naval vessels Requisitioned for naval service during periods of conflict are not listed.
Various types of minor war vessels and support craft built for naval service are also omitted.
If you have been taken to this orphan page from a search engine or a link from another website and do not see the full site menu frame on the left of screen click here to reload The Gun Plot© Home Page.
www.gunplot.net /shiplists/shiplistc.htm   (108 words)

  
 Royal Navy Presentation Team : Public Presentations : News and Events : Royal Navy
Royal Navy Presentation Team : Public Presentations : News and Events : Royal Navy
See our list of Presentation Dates to reserve a place on the guest list for yourself and your friends.
Our Group Presentation Request Form can be used to arrange a presentation evening for your club or organisation for a minimum of 40 people.
www.royal-navy.mod.uk /server/show/nav.3546   (115 words)

  
 Royal Australian Navy Gun Plot RAN Combatant Ships In WW2 List
During WW2 a large number of vessels were requisitioned by the Government for war service and by the end of the war in 1945 the total number was 679.
Full list of R.A.N. Ships and their Pendant Numbers in WW1 and WW2
An acknowledgment of the source must be included whenever the author's material is copied or published - Contact Webmaster Here.
www.gunplot.net /shiplists/shiplistb.htm   (235 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.