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guardship

(ˈɡɑːdʃɪp)
n
(Military) navy a warship responsible for the safety of other ships in its company

guardship

A ship detailed for a specific duty for the purpose of enabling other ships in company to assume a lower degree of readiness.
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20) "In 1954 he was appointed to the Loch-class frigate Cardigan Bay (21) in Hong Kong, employed as guardship at Hong Kong and off Korea, and on anti-piracy patrols around Borneo and Indonesia, and in training the Malayan RNVR"; promoted commander, 1956.
In September 1994 Oakleaf took part in Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti, while less than a year later the West Indies Guardship HMS Southampton and Oakleaf, acting as a support ship, provided assistance following volcanic activity on the island of Montserrat.
He was serving as sub-lieutenant on HMS Bigbury Bay, a frigate based in Bermuda but sent in February 1950 as guardship for the Falkland Islands and Dependencies.
But finally, on July 15th, 1696, Winstanley and his team of twenty workmen left their Admiralty guardship, the Terrible, anchored close to the Eddystone reef, and were rowed over to House Rock, where they were going to construct the pharos.
In the Iraq war in 2003, the vessel was air defence commander to the UK maritime battle group and guardship to the fleet flagship, HMS Ark Royal.
In the war against Iraq in 2003, the vessel was air defence commander to the UK maritime battle group and guardship to the fleet flagship, HMS Ark Royal.
The Royal Navy's Caribbean guardship, the frigate Richmond, was ordered to steam to Jamaica from Grenada where its crew had been helping the island's 100,000 population recover from Ivan's knock-out punch.
The best opportunity the SAN had to show the flag abroad in nearly a decade was in 1979 when the Protea acted as guardship for the transatlantic yacht rac e from Cape Town to Punta del Este.
In November 2001, the vessel returned home from a successful deployment in the West Indies after carrying out counter-drugs operations and disaster relief guardship duties.
Last book read: The Thirteenth Warrior by Michael Crichton, The Guardship by James L.
Portland under Admiral Hawke at the battle of Quiberon Bay (November 20, 1759); commanded guardship at Portsmouth (1771-1773); naval commissioner at Halifax (1775-January 1778); recalled to England, he was promoted rear admiral and returned as commander in chief of the American station (May 1779); grudgingly cooperated with Gen.
In 2003, during the war in Iraq, she was given the duty of air defence commander to the UK maritime battle group and acted as guardship to the Royal Navy flagship, HMS Ark Royal.