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|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||430|
|German World War Two UBOAT, U534 on the dockside. The German type IXC/40 submarine was sunk by Allied forces in 1945.|
In the dock is the frigate HMS Plymouth and along side it is submarine HMS Onyx, both of which saw service in the Falklands conflict, and a D-Day landing craft.
|In late 2002 China began construction of a new frigate, the Type 054 (NATO Codename JIANGKAI I). The first ship was No. 525 Ma'anshan, and the first captain of this first ship of the class is Commander Wang Xianzhong (王獻忠). The Type 054 has now been superseded by the more capable Type 054A frigate. |
The Type 054 is successor to the Jiangwei and Jianghu class ...
|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||342|
|William Bradford (c.1590 in The Manor House, Austerfield – 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||29|
|Smeaton’s Tower is one of Plymouth’s 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||365|
|Many ships are based at the port, known as the Devonport Flotilla. This includes the Navy's assault ships HMS Ocean, HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark. It also serves as home port to most of the hydrographic surveying fleet of the Navy, the Trafalgar-class submarines and a substantial number of Type 22 and Type 23 frigates.||10/25/2007||857|
|Abandoned on its launching blocks in the submarine pens of Kiska Harbor. It was damaged by internal demolition charges set by the Japanese, and exposure to weather and souvenir hunters. Originally there were three midgets when the Allies liberated. |
Ko-hyoteki Ko Gata Type-A midget submarines were 78.5 feet long, displaced 46 tons, were armed with two muzzle-loaded torpedoes, and...
|For decades this use to be the largest Harbor in the world and is only recently replaced by Singapore Harbor. This site contains hundreds of ships.||08/01/2005||751|
|This view of Torpoint shows the effects of German bombing. The town’s 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||472|
|With the updated imagery in England, you can now see a total of 6 British Submarines stationed in Plymouth, England.||06/05/2007||826|
|Royal Navy's Barracks in Devonport Plymouth Devon UK All so know as Drake Barracks or H.M.S.Drake it is attached to H.M.Naval Dockyard Plymouth which is now the main Maintance Base for the Royal Navy Drake Barracks was also the home of the Devonport Field Gun Crew who used to take part in the inter command Field Gun competion which used to be held at the Royal Tourament at Earls Court in London...||02/13/2006||474|