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  • 41 Ballista — The ballista (Latin, from Greek βαλλίστρα ballistra , from βάλλω ballō , to throw ), plural ballistae, was a weapon developed from earlier Greek crossbows. It relied upon different mechanics using instead of a prod two levers with torsion springs …

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  • 42 USS Charleston (C-22) — The third USS Charleston (C 22) (later CA 19) was a United States Navy St. Louis class protected cruiser. She was launched 23 January 1904 by Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Virginia, sponsored by Miss H. Rhett, and… …

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  • 43 HMS Chaser (D32) — The USS Breton (CVE 10) (originally AVG 10 then later ACV 10) was a Bogue class escort aircraft carrier that served during World War II.She was laid down on 28 June 1941 under Maritime Commission contract at Pascagoula, Mississippi by Ingalls… …

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  • 44 Francis Holburne — Sir Francis Holburne (1704 1771) was a British admiral.If he was really born in 1704, as stated in the ‘House of Commons’ lists, Francis would have been older than his brother James by two years, yet he is listed in the ‘History of Parliament’s… …

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  • 45 HMS Indefatigable (1784) — HMS Indefatigable was one of the Ardent class of 64 gun ships of third rates designed by Sir Thomas Slade in 1761 for the Royal Navy. She was ordered on 3 August 1780 (long after Slade s death), and her keel was laid down in May 1781 at the… …

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  • 46 HMS Zubian — was a First World War Royal Navy Tribal class destroyer constructed from the forward end of HMS Zulu and the rear and mid sections of HMS Nubian . The name Zubian is therefore made from the names of the original ships. [… …

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  • 47 South Stradbroke Island — is an Australian island in the state of Queensland, south of Brisbane and forms the northern end of Gold Coast. The 22 km by 2.5 km sized island is the smaller one of the two Stradbroke Islands and lies very close to the mainland. History In the… …

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  • 48 Roman siege engines — were, for the most part, adapted from Hellenistic siege technology. Relatively small efforts were made to develop the technology; however, the Romans brought an unrelentingly aggressive style to siege warfare [Goldsworthy 2000: 144] . Caesar… …

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  • 49 USS Cairo (1861) — was a City class ironclad gunboat constructed for the Union Navy by James B. Eads during the American Civil War. She was the first vessel of the City class ironclads, also called the Cairo class. Cairo was the first ship sunk by a naval mine, on… …

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  • 50 1882 in South Africa — See also: 1881 in South Africa, other events of 1882, 1883 in South Africa and the Timeline of South African history. EventsMay* 9 May Paul Kruger becomes President of South African Republic * 28 May Two ships, the Agnes (94 tonne) and the… …

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  • 51 Trindade and Martim Vaz — Not to be confused with Trinidad (disambiguation). Trindade and Martim Vaz Archipelago Native name: Arquipélago de Trindade e Martim Vaz Rocky cliffs of Trindade Island …

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  • 52 HMS Nubian (1909) — HMS Nubian was a Royal Navy Tribal class destroyer. Her bows were destroyed by a torpedo from a German destroyer on the night of 26 27 October 1916 off Folkestone. She was taken in tow and run ashore near Dover. Another Tribal class destroyer,… …

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  • 53 HMS Sapphire — Eight ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Sapphire , after the Sapphire, a precious gemstone:* was a 34 gun ship launched in 1651 and run ashore to avoid capture in 1671. * was a 32 gun fifth rate frigate launched in 1675 and sunk by… …

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  • 54 Port of Trouville-sur-Mer — The Port of Trouville sur Mer is the harbour of the city of Trouville sur Mer, France.The large town s position on the estuary of the River Touques was a natural establishment of a fish dock.The docks of Trouville constitute a district within the …

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  • 55 S class destroyer (1916) — The S class were a class of 67 destroyers built from 1917 for the Royal Navy. The design was based on the Admiralty modified R class and all ships had names beginning with S and T.They were built in three discrete groups; the Admiralty S class… …

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  • 56 List of ships of the line of the Royal Navy — This is a list of ships of the line of the Royal Navy of England, and later (from 1707) of Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. The list dates from 1660, the year in which the Royal Navy came into being after the restoration of the monarchy… …

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  • 57 USS Iron Age (1862) — was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Navy to patrol navigable waterways of the Confederacy to prevent the South from trading with other countries. Iron Age was built at Kennebunk, Maine, in… …

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  • 58 Pulteney Malcolm — Sir Pulteney Malcolm GCB (1768–1838) was a British naval officer.Malcolm, third son of George Malcolm of Burnfoot, Langholm, in Dumfriesshire, and of his wife Margaret, sister of Admiral Sir Thomas Pasley, was born at Douglan, near Langholm, on… …

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  • 59 HMS Mimi and HMS Toutou — were motor launches of the Royal Navy. After undergoing an unusual journey from Britain to Lake Tanganyika in the interior of Africa, the ships played an important role in the naval struggle between Britain and Germany during World War I.Journey… …

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  • 60 USS Sumter (1863) — was a 525 ton steamer captured by the Union Navy during the Union blockade of the American Civil War. Sumter was the cottonclad ram CSS General Sumter . She was placed into service for a short period of time before she ran aground and was… …

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