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Royal Navy

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(Nautical Terms) the navy of the United Kingdom. Abbreviation: RN
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"You may perceive, madame, by my uniform, that I am an officer in the English navy," replied the young man.
"But is it the custom for the officers in the English navy to place themselves at the service of their female compatriots when they land in a port of Great Britain, and carry their gallantry so far as to conduct them ashore?"
Ferguson's father, a brave and worthy captain in the English Navy, had associated his son with him, from the young man's earliest years, in the perils and adventures of his profession.
We afterwards learned that our eccentric friend had been a lieutenant in the English navy; but having disgraced his flag by some criminal conduct in one of the principal ports on the main, he had deserted his ship, and spent many years wandering among the islands of the Pacific, until accidentally being at Nukuheva when the French took possession of the place, he had been appointed pilot of the harbour by the newly constituted authorities.
It is the largest English navy ship in history that presented one of the most complex and expensive projects in the history of maritime archaeology and thousands of artefacts of naval warfare.
This guy talks about fighting the English empire but his grandfather, Christopher, worked with the English navy and he killed your people.
We are also taught about how the fledgling English Navy defeated the mighty Spanish Armada in 1588.
'Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.' - English navy administrator and MP Samuel Pepys, famous for his Diary of the English Restoration period, was born on February 23, 1633
Daniel Baugh investigates the professionalization of the seventeenth-century English navy. These innovations in standards of conduct led to the English navy being the world leader in effectiveness and efficiency.
In the bustling city of Bristol, Joachim plans to develop new ways to make saltpeter, a necessary item for the English Navy.
Captains entered the English navy in the 11th Century as the commanders of soldiers serving on ships to do the fighting when needed.

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