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  Encyclopedia: List of Royal Navy ship names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is a list of monitors of the Royal Navy: Humber-class HMS Severn HMS Humber HMS Mersey Abercrombie-class HMS Abercrombie HMS Havelock HMS Raglan HMS Roberts Lord Clive-class HMS Lord Clive HMS General Craufurd HMS Earl of Peterborough HMS Sir Thomas Picton HMS Prince Eugene HMS Prince...
HMS Aetna was one of the Royal Navy bomb vessels involved in the attack on Fort McHenry in the Battle of Baltimore and the bombardment of Fort Washington, Maryland in 1814, during the War of 1812.
Two ships of the Royal Navy] have been named HMS Barossa or HMS Barrosa after the battle of Barossa in the Peninsular War, fought in 1811 between the British and the French: Barossa, launched 1860, was a wooden screw corvette, the lead ship of her class.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-Royal-Navy-ship-names   (6317 words)

  
 Royal Navy - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Royal Navy is the navy of the United Kingdom.
The first reformation and major expansion of the Royal Navy occurred during 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.
The incorporation of the royal navy was in contrast to the land forces, which are descended from parliamentary forces and hence are not royal.
www.online-encyclopedia.info /encyclopedia/r/ro/royal_navy.html   (608 words)

  
 Royal Australian Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This follows the form of the Royal Navy in which ships are named HMS (Her Majesty's Ship).
The Navy is commanded by the Chief of Navy (CN), Vice Admiral Chris Ritchie AO RAN.
Both ships were commissioned into the Royal Navy on Monday 19 September 1910 and sailed for Australia.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Royal_Australian_Navy   (952 words)

  
 Royal_Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The first reformation and major expansion of the Navy Royal, as it was then known, occurred in the 16th Century during the reign of Henry VIII whose ships, Henri Grâce a Dieu ("Great Harry") and Mary Rose, engaged the French navy in the battle of 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 decisively beaten (despite the British fleet being outnumbered).
In addition, the Royal Navy was involved in enforcing the ban on the slave trade and the suppression of piracy.
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 ipedia.com: Royal Navy Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The first reformation and major expansion of the Navy Royal, as it was then known, occurred during 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 that time, the Royal Navy suffered only one major defeat, the Battle of the Chesapeake against France, and was able to defeat decisively all challengers, as at the Battle of Trafalgar.
In the latter stages of the Cold War, the Royal Navy was reconfigured with three ASW aircraft carriers and a force of small frigates and destroyers.
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 > Royal Navy abcworld.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although the Royal Navy is now much smaller, it remains the largest Western European navy, the second largest navy in the world in terms of gross tonnage, and one of the world's most technologically advanced.
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 decisively beaten (despite the British fleet being outnumbered).
The Royal Navy is established under the royal prerogative, and the head of the Royal Navy, known as the Lord High Admiral, is the Queen (who is overall head of the UK Armed Forces).
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 Navy News - The Falklands Conflict - Fact Card - HMS Antrim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
But in happier mood, some of her links with the Royal Navy are spotlighted by the two latest additions to the Navy News list of 'Ships of the Royal Navy'.
The ships link with the inter-denominational youth club, which serves children on a new housing estate outside Belfast, was developed after the ships company asked to be associated with a worthy cause in Co. Antrim.
As chairman of the National Trust, the Earl of Antrim (whose motto and part of his coat of arms are incorporated in the ships badge) arranged for some stone to be cut for mounting in the ships main passageway named, appropriately, the Giants Causeway.
www.navynews.co.uk /falklands/ships/antrim.asp   (459 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Battleship Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The name "battleship" was initially given to first-, second-, and third-rate ships of the line during the age of sail.
These ships were called the "main line of battle ships", or battleships for short.
The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom had ruled the seas for several centuries, but the German emperor Kaiser Wilhelm and his naval minister, Tirpitz, set out to change that, in part for strategic reasons, but mainly due to a desire to challenge Britain.
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 List Of Navy Ships - Cruises RU
List of active Navy ships, sorted by homeport List of active United States Navy ships, sorted by homeport (as of August, 2004) BAHRAIN USS Ardent.
List of Royal Navy ship names Ships of the Royal Navy Aircraft carriers Amphibious assault shipping Battlecruisers Battleships Corvettes and sloops.
… The following is a alphabetical list of ships in the Royal Navy in April … This is according to "Steel's Original and Correct List of the Royal Navy.
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 navy
A navy is a military organisation that primarily operates on the sea.
Many navies include ground forces (marines) to fight on land and defend sea craft.
Merchant navy is a British and Commonwealth term for the civilian seafaring industry, recognizing both the shared hazards of seafaring activity during wartime, as well as the expectation that civilian vessels may be put under various kinds of control by military authorities.
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 Articles - Royal Australian Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Majestic, although the name ship of the class, was not as near completion at the end of the war as Terrible and the RAN decided to have her construction completed with the latest Royal Navy carrier innovations of the time - the angled flight deck and a mirror landing aid.
Current deployments of the navy include: contributions to the multinational force in Iraq; support for the United Nations mission in East Timor; and a "regional assistance mission" with New Zealand in the Solomon Islands.
The ships are planned to operate a number of helicopters and the Defence Department has stated that there is a possibility that they may extend the proposed order of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters for the RAAF to include STOVL versions for the RAN to use on the new ships.
www.gaple.com /articles/Royal_Australian_Navy   (1348 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Royal Navy Ships in service/reserve in 1894 ------------------------------------------- This list of ships should be read in conjunction with the accompanying file SHIP1894.TXT which lists the Officers.
Ships that have an asterisk "*" after their names means that they were sailing vessels.
Ships shown as being "Reserve at....." were stationed at the named ports as drill ships for the Reserves.
thor.prohosting.com /~hughw/ship.txt   (836 words)

  
 AboutDarwin.com - People of Note
In other words, when one ship is retired or lost at sea, or whatever, the name of that ship is put back on the available "names list" for new ships being built.
Thirty-one of the Cherokee class ships were made into packet ships (used to deliver mail and goods to the colonies and other ships), ten as ship tenders, six into the survey service, and the rest were cruisers.
The Beagle was the 2nd survey ship launched, while H.M.S. Barracouta was the 1st and was the Beagle's sister ship.
www.aboutdarwin.com /literature/Beagles.html   (562 words)

  
 Homeports of Navy Ships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Within each homeport listing is an alphabetical list of ships and their mailing addresses.
Ships which are named for individuals are listed by the first name of that individual.
Ships that are USNS are those operated with a civilian master and crew by the Military Sealift Command.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/lists/homeport.html   (467 words)

  
 Royal Navy ships & ditties, Old Ship's Contacts, Commissioning Books, Cassandra Association, Bronington, Slops, In ...
A brief log of David Axford's career in the Royal Navy during the "swinging sixties" (they were quite literally 'rocking and rolling' at times during the many stormy seas) onboard the warships I served.
List of shipmates who served in HMS Cassandra during any one of her commissions and are now part of the Cassandra Association.
These ships were built between 1953 and 1960 - a total of 118 "Ton" class were built, named after villages and hamlets in the UK; 116 for the Royal Navy and 2 for the South African Navy.
www.axfordsabode.org.uk /index-rn.htm   (850 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.
www.fleetairarmarchive.net /Ships/Index.html   (1881 words)

  
 The Evans-West List of Nautical Museums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Martin H. Evans and Janet West maintain a list of Naval and Maritime Museums in the British Isles at http://www.cus.cam.ac.uk/~mhe1000/marmus.htm.
The main list is a very long HTML file of nearly 300 museums and museum-ships in the UK or Ireland.
As well as a list of UK and other maritime museums, with more detail about some of them than there is on our lists, there is information about educational courses, books, conferences and electronic publications.
www.cus.cam.ac.uk /~mhe1000   (533 words)

  
 Research guide B2: The Royal Navy: Bibliography: NMM PORT
This guide lists just a few of the books about the Royal Navy in the Museum's Library, which is open to everyone free of charge.
Cocker, M P, Frigates, Sloops and Patrol Vessels of the Royal Navy, 1900 to Date (Kendal: Westmoreland Gazette, 1984).
Lyon, D J, The Sailing Navy List: All the Ships of the Royal Navy, Built, Purchased and Captured 1688-1860 (London: Conway Maritime Press, 1993).
www.port.nmm.ac.uk /research/b2.html   (508 words)

  
 Boats and Shipping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The mining was highly effective, and initially involved the use of contact mines, which meant that a ship had to physically strike one...
List of ships of the Royal Australian Navy -     Home Encylopedia Directory eShowcase Sitemap Privacy Contact Us Enyclopedia Home
Please see Talk:USS Liberty for a discussion of the current situation The USS Liberty was an American intelligence ship which was attacked in international waters near the Sinai Peninsula by Israeli aircraft and torpedo boats during the Six Day War between Israel and the Arab States.
www.shipnationsway.com   (878 words)

  
 Fort Ships of WW2 Homepage
Due to the heavy losses suffered by the Allied Merchant Navy Ships in the early months of World War II, a ship-building programme on a tremendous scale was instigated.
This web site is dedicated to a particular type of ship, built by Canadian ship-building companies, which all had the prefix 'Fort' in their names along with their sister ships the 'Parks' and the U.S. built 'Oceans'.
Also included are the sixteen Royal Navy Maintenance Ships which were commissioned from Canadian West Coast shipyards.
fortships.tripod.com   (393 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854 (U.S. Navy Warship Series)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Sail and Steam Navy List: All the Ships of the Royal Navy, 1815-1889 by David Lyon
Civil War Navies is broken down in two parts: "United States Navy Warships" and "Confederate States Navy." Material in The Sailing Navy is organized under "The Continental Navy, 1775-1783," "State Navies, 1775-1783," "The United States Navy, 1797-1854," "United States Revenue Cutter Service," and "Texas Navy." Within the chapters of both volumes there are further subdivisions.
Ships in Civil War are generally categorized by propulsion and vessel size, as well as duties; for the most part, ships in Sailing are listed by type.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1557508933?v=glance   (847 words)

  
 Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of All Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy: Current Amazon U.S.A. One-Edition ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of All Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy: Current Amazon U.S.A. One-Edition Data
Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of All Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy
It would be great to see short histories of each ship's career, but that would obviously require a much larger book.
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 Canadian Navy of Yesterday and Today
The Canadian Navy Fleet List is an up-to-date list of ships currently in Canadian service.
Ships of the Royal Canadian Navy Feature Presentation, a look at some ships that have served in the RCN.
The Canadian Navy Discussion Group is a mailing list intended for the discussion of the history of the Canadian Navy.
www.hazegray.org /navhist/canada   (217 words)

  
 Royal Navy 1793-1815   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
List of Ships in the Royal Navy (1794)
The Ships of the Royal Navy as they existed at the time of Trafalgar.
Several People have asked for information about specific people who served in the Royal Navy.
home.gci.net /~stall/ship1.html   (192 words)

  
 ANMM Royal Australian Navy Ships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Here is a list of sources in the Museum library that will help you to answer the following questions.
The Royal Australian Naval Historical Society has a list of RAN ship plans for sale.
The Royal Australian Navy website is a very useful source with information on current naval vessels including details of ships of the fleet photos and details of ships badges.
www.anmm.gov.au /lib/ausnav.htm   (841 words)

  
 The Royal Navy Ships of Victor Johns in WWII
The Royal Navy Ships of Victor Johns in WWII
I realised in 1997 that I knew very little about that period in his life and also discovered that WWII Royal Naval information on the Web was not very comprehensive.
I decided, as a result, to put together a site dealing with the ships he was on and to add personal anecdotes as they surfaced from the depths of his memory.
home1.swipnet.se /~w-11578/dads_ships.htm   (515 words)

  
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This turret ship belonged to the Peruvian Navy, but was captured by Chile during the Pacific War (1879) during the Battle of Angamos.
The ship was fully outfitted for the A tests including full fuel load (which still leaks into the lagoon) and things like plates and dishes (original).
It lists over 250 museums and 450 historic vessels (many are part of museum collections, and a large number are small vessels) in the British Isles, including Ireland.
www.bb62museum.org /wrldnmus.html   (4838 words)

  
 Royal Navy Ship List 1794
The following is a alphabetical list of ships in the Royal Navy in April 1794.
This is according to "Steel's Original and Correct List of the Royal Navy.
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home.gci.net /~stall/shiplst1.htm   (121 words)

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