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|Smeatonís Tower is one of Plymouthís most prominent landmarks. Designed by John Smeaton, construction began in 1756 and was completed in 1759. For 123 years, it warned ships of the dangerous Eddystone Rocks located some 22 kilometers off the coast of Plymouth.||10/10/2005||416|
|HMS Plymouth is a Rothesay class frigate, which served in the United Kingdom Royal Navy from 1959 to 1988. She was named after the English city of Plymouth. Since decommissioning as a warship, HMS Plymouth has been preserved, and opened to the public at various United Kingdom ports.||12/17/2009||704|
|Plymouth's Royal Citadel was built in the late 1660s as King Charles II decided it was necessary after the Dutch Wars of 1664-67 to realise the importance of Plymouth as a channel port.||10/11/2005||397|
|William Bradford (c.1590 in The Manor House, Austerfield Ė c.1657) was an English Separatist leader in Leiden, Holland and in Plymouth Colony. He was a signatory to the Mayflower Compact and served as Plymouth Colony Governor five times covering about thirty years between 1621 and 1657. His journal 'Of Plymouth Plantation' covering the period from 1620 to 1657 in Plymouth Colony is an important...||11/19/2013||195|
|The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Des Groseilliers is an icebreaker in the Canadian Coast Guard. |
The vessel has participated in a number of research voyages, including Ice Station Sheba. As part of the Sheba project the Groseillier allowed itself to be frozen into the ice for the duration of the long, dark, arctic winter, to serve as a base for scientific researchers.
|Mount Batten was the only operational military airbase in the South West Peninsula at the outbreak of war in 1939.|
RAF Mount Batten was a Royal Air Force station and flying boat base at Mount Batten, a peninsula in Plymouth Sound, Devon. England. Originally a seaplane station opened in 1917 as a Royal Navy Air Service Station Cattewater it became RAF Cattewater in 1918 and in 192...
|This Royal Navy ship is 1 out 4 active vessels of this type in service.||06/05/2007||492|
| September,5, 1909, in Conception Bay, during a foggy day.|
Today, it lies in the sand at a distance of nearly 400 meters from the shoreline. The beach is increasing due to the sand transported by the wind coming usually from the desert.
The coast is named as "Skeleton coast" for the bleached whale and seal bones witch covered the shore when the whaling industry was still active....
|This view of Torpoint shows the effects of German bombing. The townís location west of Plymouth meant that it sustained heavy bomb damage during the Plymouth Blitz in early 1941. Towards the left is the circular concrete hard standing of a barrage balloon base. To the right of this a row of terraced houses has been cleared after being destroyed during a bombing raid. Following this street down ...||12/05/2009||581|
|yep another ship off the coast of Nueva Esparta||08/28/2008||1,452|
|With the updated imagery in England, you can now see a total of 6 British Submarines stationed in Plymouth, England.||06/05/2007||881|
|S. S. Palo Alto|
While the S. S. Atlantus may be the most famous concrete ship on the east coast, the S. S. Palo Alto ("The Cement Boat") is the most famous concrete ship on the west coast. The Palo Alto was built as an oil tanker by the San Francisco Shipbuilding Company in Oakland, California and launched May 29, 1919. She is the sister ship of the S. S. Peralta.