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Royal Navy

the navy of the United Kingdom
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The musical wing of the British Royal Navy, the Royal Marines currently consists of six bands and is headquartered at the HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth.
The old British Royal Navy Watch Tower of the Seven Heads peninsula in Courtmacsherry Bay is the closest point of land to where the vessel sank.
Four British Royal Navy sailors have been accused of gang-raping a woman in Canada.
Britain's foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, was at last month's Manama Dialogue security summit where he announced that bolstering the British Royal Navy presence in the Gulf would allow the UK and its allies in the region to 'tackle the threats we face together'.
The defense agreement, signed in Manama on December 6, aims at developing a British Royal Navy facility at Bahrain Defence Force base at Salman port.
Sir John Franklin, a British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer, led 129 men and the two ships that departed England in 1845 to search for the Northwest Passage to the Pacific Ocean but disappeared a year later in 1846.
In 1912, the firm relocated to its nowfamous address, but it was not until 1974 that the company merged with Gieves -- established in 1785 as the tailor of choice for the British Royal Navy -- to become Gieves & Hawkes.
When a massive manhunt yielded no result, a British Royal Navy minesweeper equipped with hi-tech cameras and sensors was pressed into service along the coastline, but failed to find him.
Kid -I WAS born in Coventry in 1976 and after serving 14 years in the British Royal Navy as a mine clearance diver I moved to South Africa with my wife whom I met while in the Royal Navy on Station Leave in Durban.
Muscat: As part of its current operational deployment which involves working with international partners in the Gulf, HMS Somerset, a Duke class Type 23 frigate of British Royal Navy, reached Muscat on Tuesday.
A senior British navy official said Scotland's independence would damage the capabilities of the British Royal Navy, weakening the strength and appeal of its maritime forces, New Europe reported.
The British Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo and the Australian naval supply ship Ocean Shield began searching the ocean's depths along a single 240-kilometer track, said retired Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, the head of the Australian agency co-ordinating the search efforts.

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