convoy escort


convoy escort
1. A naval ship(s) or aircraft in company with a convoy and responsible for its protection. 2. An escort to protect a convoy of vehicles from being scattered, destroyed, or captured. See also escort.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • convoy escort — konvojaus palyda statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Karo laivas( ai) arba orlaivis( iai), judantis drauge su konvojumi ir atsakingas už jo apsaugą. atitikmenys: angl. convoy escort pranc. escorte de convoi …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • convoy escort — konvojaus palyda statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Palyda autotransporto konvojui apsaugoti nuo išsklaidymo, sunaikinimo ar užgrobimo. atitikmenys: angl. convoy escort pranc. escorte de convoi …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Convoy HX 300 — was the 300th of the numbered series of World War II HX convoys of merchant ships from Halifax to Liverpool. These HX convoys had been established shortly after declaration of war; and the first sailed on 16 September 1939.[1] Ships in convoy… …   Wikipedia

  • Convoy ON 154 — was the 154th of the numbered series of World War II merchant ship convoys Outbound from the British Isles to North America. The ships departed Liverpool on 18 December 1942;[1] they were met by the Royal Canadian Navy Mid Ocean Escort Force… …   Wikipedia

  • Convoy ONS 5 — Part of World War II Date 29 April 6 May 1943 Location North Atlantic Result British Victory …   Wikipedia

  • Convoy ON 207 — Part of World War II Date 26 October 29 October 1943 Location North Atlantic Result Allied victory …   Wikipedia

  • Convoy SC 48 — Convoy Part of World War II Date 14–18 October 1941 Location North Atlantic Result German victory …   Wikipedia

  • Convoy SL 140/MKS 31 — Part of World War II Date 26 29 November1943 Location Mid Atlantic Result …   Wikipedia

  • Convoy SC 107 — was the 107th of the numbered series of World War II Slow Convoys of merchant ships from Sydney, Cape Breton Island to Liverpool.[1] Ships departed New York City on 24 October 1942;[2] and were found and reported by Western Local Escort Force[3]… …   Wikipedia

  • Convoy SC-121 — was the 121st of the numbered series of World War II Slow Convoys of merchant ships from Sydney, Cape Breton Island to Liverpool. [Hague 2000 p.133] Fifty seven ships departed New York City 23 February 1943; [Hague 2000 p.135] and were met by Mid …   Wikipedia


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