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What was Dazzle Camouflage and did it work?

PortandTerminal.com, December 1, 2019 Camouflage is usually about blending in, but some of the most unusual camouflage during World War I wasn’t designed to do that. Instead of attempting to hide a ship, the goal was to conceal the ship’s course through flashy misdirection. LONDON – In the early days of modern warfare, ships protected themselves from German U-boats with wild, eye-distracting painted patterns called dazzle. The …

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Take a look at the UK’s new aircraft carrier. Largest built by UK.

HMS Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier

PortandTerminal.com, September 12, 2019 Largest warship ever built for Royal Navy visits Halifax NEWS RELEASEMARITIME FORCES ATLANTIC*************************The UK’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Halifax, Nova Scotia this morning, in an historic first visit. The 65,000 tonne warship, the biggest ever built for the Royal Navy, will be joined in harbour by other ships from the UK Carrier …

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Iranian boats tried to seize a British tanker. This is the ship that scared them off.

PortandTerminal.com, July 11, 2019 A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force a British oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz yesterday STRAIT OF HORMUZ – A British warship forced three Iranian boats to back off after they sought to block a British tanker from passing through the Strait of Hormuz, the Defense Ministry said …

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UK To Deploy Marines To Protect British Ships In The Persian Gulf

PortandTerminal.com, June 17, 2019 The United Kingdom will send elite forces to the Gulf of Oman to protect its warships amid rising tensions with Iran, according to England’s The Sunday Times. The Royal Navy plans to deploy 100 marines to the Persian Gulf to protect British ships after a series of attacks on vessels, the Telegraph newspaper reports. The Marines will …

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