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  • 1 Escort Group (naval) — Escort Groups for convoy protection were a British development in the war at sea during World War II. They were a tactical innovation by the Royal Navy in anti submarine warfare, to combat the threat of the German Navy s wolfpack tactics. Escort… …

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  • 2 Escort carrier — The escort aircraft carrier or escort carrier (popularly known as the jeep carrier ), was a small aircraft carrier utilized by the Royal Navy, the Imperial Japanese Navy and the United States Navy in World War II. In the Atlantic the escort… …

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  • 3 escort — I UK [ˈeskɔː(r)t] / US [ˈesˌkɔrt] noun [countable] Word forms escort : singular escort plural escorts 1) a person or a group of people, vehicles, ships etc that go somewhere with another person, vehicle, ship etc in order to protect them or to… …

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  • 4 Ships of the People's Liberation Army Navy — The ships of the People s Liberation Army Navy number over a hundred combatant ships, organized into three fleets: the North Sea Fleet, the East Sea Fleet, and the South Sea Fleet. The People s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is the naval branch of… …

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  • 5 Ships named Nautilus — Nautilus is common ship s name in several languages: HMS Nautilus nine surface ships (1762–1913), and one submarine (1914–1922) USS Nautilus two surface ships (1799–1859), and two submarines (1930–1980) USS Nautilus II (SP 559), a 66 foot… …

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  • 6 List of Empire ships (M) — The Empire ships were a series of ships in the service of the British Government. Their names were all prefixed with Empire . Mostly they were used during World War II by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT), who owned the ships but contracted… …

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  • 7 Mid-Ocean Escort Force — (MOEF) referred to the organization of anti submarine escorts for World War II trade convoys between Canada and the British Isles. The allocation of United States, British, and Canadian escorts to these convoys reflected preferences of the United …

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  • 8 Destroyer escort — A destroyer escort (DE) is the classification for a smaller, lightly armed warship designed to be used to escort convoys of merchant marine ships, primarily of the United States Merchant Marine in World War II. It is employed primarily for anti… …

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  • 9 Nairana class escort carrier — HMS Nairana Class overview Name: Nairana class escort carrier Builders: HMS Nairana, John Brown HMS Campania …

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  • 10 Type D escort ship — No.2 on 26 February 1944 at Tokyo Bay Class overview Name: No.2 class escort ship …

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  • 11 List of ships in the Honorverse — There are many ships in the Honorverse, including those within space navies and starship classes, as well as individual starships. The following list encompasses those that have appeared in the fictional universe of Honorverse. References Space… …

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  • 12 List of Empire ships (L) — The Empire ships were a series of ships in the service of the British Government. Their names were all prefixed with Empire . Mostly they were used during World War II by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT), who owned the ships but contracted… …

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  • 13 PA class patrol ships (Germany) — Class overview Name: PA class patrol ship Builders: Chantier de St Nazaire Penhoët Operators …

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  • 14 Type C escort ship — No.17 on 10 April 1944 at Tokyo Bay Class overview Name: No.1 class escort ship Builders …

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  • 15 Mikura class escort ship — Nomi 1944 Class overview Operators …

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  • 16 United States Navy ships — The names of commissioned ships of the United States Navy all start with USS, meaning United States Ship . Non commissioned, civilian manned vessels of the U.S. Navy have names that begin with USNS, standing for United States Naval Ship . A… …

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  • 17 List of ships in Battlestar Galactica (2004) — There have been many appearances of various spacecraft in the re imagined Battlestar Galactica science fiction television series, with the primary means of travel being FTL. Contents 1 Ships 1.1 Adriatic …

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  • 18 Casablanca class escort carrier — The Casablanca class Escort aircraft carriers were the greatest number of not only escort carriers, but also any size aircraft carrier ever built to a like design by any nation at any time. Fifty were laid down, launched and commissioned within… …

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  • 19 Buckley class destroyer escort — The Buckley class destroyer escorts were 102 destroyer escorts launched in the United States in 1943 1944. They served in World War II as convoy escorts and anti submarine warfare ships. The lead ship was USS Buckley (DE 51) which was launched on …

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  • 20 Bogue class escort carrier — The Bogue class were a group of escort aircraft carriers built in the United States for service with the US Navy and (under lend lease) the Royal Navy during World War II.OriginsThe Bogue class escort carriers were based on the Maritime… …

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