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Royal Navy

the navy of the United Kingdom
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After the arrival of the British fleet, Fanning served as a colonel in the King's American Regiment of Foot until the end of the Revolution.
The first was the flagship of the British fleet that defeated the Spanish Armada in 1588.
HMS Diamond, a brand-new 1 billion pound Type 45 destroyer, one of the most powerful ships in the British fleet, will also be operating in the region.
Two major buildings on Malta built by Scamp for the British Admiralty, the naval bakery (which serviced the entire British fleet in the Mediterranean) and the Anglican Pro-Cathedral of St Paul's, are the main topic of this well-illustrated volume.
Sir James Eberle, former Commanderin-Chief of the British Fleet, who served on Belfast in the Second World War and the Korean War, said he was "horrified".
In this American David and Goliath tale, the American creators of the Baltimore Clippers prepare to flee the threatened attack of the dreaded British fleet.
1781: A 7,000-strong British force surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown in the American War of Independence: a French naval blockade following the defeat of a British fleet had prevented any relief or chance of escape.
The light aircraft carrier, a former flagship of the British Fleet, has fallen on hard times in recent years, languishing in Portsmouth's dockyard with her engines stripped out and propellers lying on deck.
As a result, automobile manufacturers such as Fiat, known advocates for NGVs and a European leader in manufacturing low-emission vehicles, are currently not developing natural gas vehicles specifically for the British fleet market.
fleet commanders adroitly sidestepped King's mandate that the British fleet be self-sufficient, a concern that Sarantakes argues was based more on genuine logistical concerns than on King's alleged Anglophobia.
The event is to commemorate the arrival of the first British fleet in Sydney Cove in 1788.
The Admiralty believed Turkey, the "sick man of Europe" (15) (and getting sicker by the day) would collapse at the sight of the British fleet, new allies (Greece, Bulgaria, Rumania and perhaps others) would come running to the Entente, and Russia could then re-direct her forces against Germany with arms and other support from Britain and France.

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