In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This is a legacy of the Second World War, in which the aircraft carrier replaced the battleship as the capital ship of fleets.
- The Navy had arrived with impressive looking warships and battleships, armed to the teeth with many a cannon and gun.
- The grim battle in the twilight of the Arctic Circle was the last time men of the Royal Navy faced the enemy in a battleship.
- These include the battlecruisers HMS Hood, HMS Repulse and the battleship HMS Prince of Wales.
- Both vessels were built in England, albeit 136 years apart, and both were designated first class battleships.
- The limits were not on ‘naval forces’, as Chomsky states, but on battleships and aircraft carriers.
- The battleships and destroyers following HMS Fearless arrived on the scene at a speed of 21 knots.
- Wind has disrupted the advance of great warships like battleships and aircraft carriers.
- Only current Italian battleships, also designed for near seas, had such limited autonomy.
- If the Americans lost a capital ship (a battleship or aircraft carrier) it was simply a loss.
- Divers are expected to return to the wreck site later this year to check on the oil which still leaks from the battleship.
- Two battleships packed with Marines lurk offshore.
- Admiral Kondo's main force of two battleships and six heavy cruisers followed soon after.
- A few minutes earlier, USS battleship Nevada and other ships opened fire on Utah.
- Unlike aboard a frigate, the men aboard the Navy's battleships and cruisers felt nothing during transit.
- He saw future naval confrontations whereby the battleships and cruisers of a fleet would protect the carriers.
- Thus, the U.S. Navy had carried battleships on its rosters for little more than a century.
- Each battle group was protected by battleships and cruisers.
- The irony is that British submarines did not really have the potential to sink battleships as their armour was simply too great.
- Admiral Yoshikawa pointed out that the first Kashima in the Japanese navy was a battleship built by Armstrong on the Tyne in 1906.
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