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a warship of the first rank in size and armament

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Britain could cope with the cost increases involved in the construction of capital ships, or at least it had to do so since its security was exclusively dependent on the superiority of the Royal Navy.
This capital ship could carry all the armament of four frigates, cruise missiles, and naval guns of large calibre.
The dollars more often go to capital ships like destroyers and aircraft carriers, he said.
While no uncritical admirer of Churchill (who had, at best, imperfect judgment, evidenced in his belief that air attack would accomplish little against capital ships, or against ground forces), he accepts that Churchill had "endless energy, powerful personality, and exceptional capacity for leadership, especially in the blackest days of the war.
During the Napoleonic Wars Britain could afford a navy of up to 120 capital ships and 200 frigates (cruisers).
The treaty, however, permitted two capital ships to be converted to aircraft carriers.
Most of the German capital ships had already sunk and, in all directions, others were sinking.
These landings led to stalemate on the peninsula, though there was more submarine activity in the waters around it, with the Germans sinking both HMS Triumph and HMS Majestic, forcing the Allies to move their capital ships out of harm's way.
Almost simultaneously there was a giant waterspout as high as the bridge alongside one of the capital ships and a barge tied up alongside it seemed to fly up in the air.
Tony Graham, Head of Capital Ships within MOD's Defence Equipment & Support, said: "The vast majority of Queen Elizabeth Class supply contracts have now been placed.
artillery, capital ships, missiles, and so on, but do not include
Tony Graham, the MoD's head of capital ships, responsible for client oversight of the project, added: "Alongside the developing build strategy, we are very pleased to announce additional shipbuilding work for the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers which further extends involvement across the UK.
Tony Graham, the MoD's head of capital ships responsible for client oversight of the project, said: "Alongside the developing build strategy we are very pleased to announce additional shipbuilding work for the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers which further extends involvement across the UK.
Tony Graham, MoD defence equipment director of capital ships, said: "Later this year, we will see production start in the main shipyards, where the scale of the carriers will become clear.