Navy List


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Navy List

n
(Military) (in Britain) an official list of all serving commissioned officers of the Royal Navy and reserve officers liable for recall
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Admiral Hay Denver did not belong to the florid, white-haired, hearty school of sea-dogs which is more common in works of fiction than in the Navy List.
In addition, when it became evident that the air must be fought for, the air-sailors were provided with rifles with explosive bullets of oxygen or inflammable substance, but no airship at any time ever carried as much in the way of guns and armour as the smallest gunboat on the navy list had been accustomed to do.
There were even such books of reference as the London Directory, the "Red" and "Blue" books, Whitaker's Almanac, the Army and Navy Lists, and it somehow gladdened my heart to see it, the Law List.
For instance, in her sixth chapter, "Persuasion's Battle of the Books: Baronetage versus Navy List," Barchas discusses the inversion of names in Persuasion by which Austen gives names of baronets to her naval characters and names of naval heroes to her landowners.
Davison did not exhaust the available sources of significance--there is much to be learned, for example, through systematic study of the annually published Navy List.
Details of officers who served in the Forces are also available in specific service directories known as lists - the Army list, Navy List and Air Force List.
The particular references you'll need if you visit the archives are the Navy List and Admiralty Orders - ask for ADM 182.
I have before me a copy of the Navy List (1999) which is readily available to all members of the public from the Stationery Office.
A long established name on the former Royal Navy list, its cable glands, deck tubes and bulkhead glands can be found on warships including the new T45 Daring Class Destroyers and were used on national treasures such as the Royal Yacht Britannia and the QE2.
Her partner Peter Scudamore said: "Lucinda fancied Momkinzain, I fancied Lucky Sunny and it was typical that Navy List would go and win .
Mahmood Al Zarooni, trainer of Navy List "He didn't stay the mile and a half last time at Newmarket and this trip will suit.
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