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    also viewed as a cowardly method of battle because it was quite the opposite of head to head combat. An example of a U-boat is the SM U-1. It was the first U-boat of it’s class. It’s called a U boat because the U stands for the German word “unterseeboot”. Submarines were typically names “SM U-” followed by a number. Cruisers These warships were used for independent operations. They were typically smaller than other battleships, but could be as large or larger than the average battleship. Speed was important for all types of cruisers whilst armor and armament varied based on the type of role it had. There were battlecruisers which had similar armament to larger battle ships, but had less armor but more speed. There were armored cruisers which were named “armored” due the usage of belt armor. These were eventually superseded by battlecruisers but many still served in WWI. Protected cruisers relied on a curved armored deck and lacked belt armor. Scout cruisers were small and fast and acted as flotilla leaders for destroyers. Light cruisers were lightly armored. An example of a cruiser is the HMS Undaunted. This British warship sank the SMS S115. This boat was a light cruiser that was 410 feet in length and traveled at approximately 32.8 mph.…

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    Trulog was the Provan-Tash, Supreme Commander, within the Slagaven, an area comprised of four galaxies. Under his command were retlox, fifty warships that he used to rule with an iron-fist. There was no dissention within his ranks and if there was, they were immediately killed and their bodies launched into space, then their families back on the home world of Xneonta, would be exiled to one of the outer work reassignment planets. Trulog was humanoid, tall for someone of his race, huge furry…

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    columns moving in-line ahead, allowing relatively easy maneuvering. They used several short columns to change their heading quicker. For the actual battle the fleet would deploy into a single column by the leading ships of the columns turning 90 degrees to port or starboard, the remaining ships following their leaders in succession, the column being formed at right angles to the original line of advance. To form the column into the right direction the fleet had to know from which direction the…

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    the cause of the infamous glare. “I meant after, General Sunset. Yet, I must take mah leave, should be entering orbit of coruscant now. May the force be with you.” “And also with you General Applejack.” The projection faded as the blue light dissolved, thus, granting time for Sunset to clarify her next move. She turned to face the crewmen. “We may begin our descent Commander.” Immediately, the humming and vibrating of engines grew exponentially throughout the transporter, progressively lowering…

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    The prelude to the operation began on the 15th August when a convoy of troopships carry what was known as the Samoa Expeditionary Force (SEF) departed New Zealand. Along with the troopships were escorts to defend against von Spee and his fleet. The escorts included New Zealand Naval Forces' HMS Philomel along with the Australian Navy's HMAS Pyramus and Psyche [Smith, 1923]. The escorting cruisers, all "P" class ships, were third-rate vessels deemed to be obsolete and no match for von Spee's East…

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    Seas Fleet across the North Sea. Upon entering the First World War, the Navy had immediately established a blockade of Germany. The Navy's Northern Patrol closed off access to the North Sea, while the Dover Patrol closed off access to the English Channel. The Navy also mined the North Sea. As well as closing off the Imperial German Navy's access to the Atlantic, the blockade largely blocked neutral merchant shipping heading to or from Germany. The blockade was maintained during the eight months…

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    German islands around the mouth of the harbour at Kiao-chau. With the help of the Allies, Japan managed to regain Tsing-tau and Kiao-chau, along with surrounding islands, by November 6th. After accomplishing what they wanted, they remained in the war due to a treaty signed years previously with the British that stated they would help in times of war. For the next few years, Japan contributed to the Allies by patrolling the Atlantic Ocean, and smaller seas, and shipping artillery to Russia. They…

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    Jellicoe, incorrectly informing him that Scheer had not sailed as expected. (Koerver, 2009) After steaming eastward, Beatty had just ordered a turn to the north to assume his afternoon patrol position while his scouts investigated a stopped Danish freighter, the N.J. Fjord. The Fjord was blowing off excess steam, which would only be done during an unplanned stop. As the Galatea closed to investigate the N.J. Fjord, a German destroyer raced away to the south. Galatea signaled “Enemy in sight” to…

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