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RAF Forever — beautifulwarbirds: A great colorized photo of...

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HMS Royal George was a 100-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Woolwich Dockyard and launched on 18 February 1756. The largest warship in the world at the time of launching, she saw service during the Seven Years' War including being Admiral Sir Edward Hawke's flagship at the Battle of Quiberon Bay and later taking part in the Battle of Cape St Vincent.

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XN786/M Lightning F2A 19Sqn in Gütersloh (Er a bit low on approach?)

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from Telegraph.co.uk

War in the Falkland Islands - the forces from 1982

British Royal Navy frigate HMS Antelope explodes in the bay of San Carlos off East Falkland during the Falklands War

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Pirate Ship?? More like a first rate HMS of the line. Pirates usually required speed and possibly a shallow draft.

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Sloop of War - National Maritime Museum

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HMS Diana was one of the Daring-class of destroyers planned during the Second World War by the Royal Navy. The design therefore reflected developments of the Pacific campaign, including long range and the ability to efficiently Replenish At Sea.

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HMS Exmoor (L08) On 14 December 1941 she deployed to reinforce the escort of Convoy HG76, which was under heavy attack by German submarines in the North Atlantic Ocean. On 17 December 1941, she joined Blankney, the destroyer Stanley, the corvette Pentstemon, the sloop Stork, and a Grumman Martlet aircraft from the Fleet Air Arm's 802 Naval Air Squadron aboard the escort aircraft carrier Audacity in a depth-charge attack which forced the German submarine U-131 to the surface, where she was…

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USS Kearsarge (BB-5), the lead ship of her class of pre-dreadnought battleships, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named, by act of Congress, in honor of the American Civil War sloop-of-war Kearsarge, and the only US battleship not named after a state.

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Action Between U.S. Sloop-of-War Wasp and H.M. Brig-of-War Frolic Painting - Action Between U.S. Sloop-of-War Wasp and H.M. Brig-of-War Frolic Fine Art Print

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