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a medium size square-rigged warship of the 18th and 19th centuries

a United States warship larger than a destroyer and smaller than a cruiser

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Lincuna said the Vendemiaire, a light surveillance frigate of the French Navy, is under the command of Commander Alexander Blonce.
He was complaining that he was still not allowed to deliver there to perfect the contract about the frigate," he said.
Go said the frigate controversy was 'seriously derailing' the implementation of an important security program.
It was Alejano who put forward the controversy surrounding the CMS project for the frigate acquisition program following the relief of Mercado as Navy chief.
At the meeting with Commander Wang Hongbing, commanding officer of the frigate Jingzhou, Iqbal told Wang he ever studied in the Dalian Naval Academy in northeast China's Liaoning province last year.
A&P Tyne are teaming up with Cammell Laird and will obviously be a strong contender to build the new frigate when we announce the winner later next year.
At A&P's site in Hebburn, Sir Michael said: "This is a competition for the new Type 31 frigate, a general purpose frigate for the Royal Navy, and we have invited all the yards in Britain to put forward proposals to build this frigate rapidly and at a good value PS250m price for the tax payer.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 26 October 2017: South Korean new Frigate 'Shabab Masr' arrived at Alexandria Maritime Base, Ras El Teen on Thursday morning.
The Royal Navys requirement for a general purpose frigate is, in the first instance, driven by the governments commitment to maintain our current force of 19 frigates and destroyers.
Govan and Scotstoun yards were promised a world class frigate factory which he seems to think exists.
Russia's Black Sea Fleet is keeping a check on movement of French navy's La Fayette-class frigate, Sputnik reported Friday, citing a military source.
According to a press statement issued by Hyundai Heavy Industries, the frigate will have a length of 107 metres similar to South Korea's Incheon class ships and is smaller than the typical frigate and about the same size as a corvette.
A Halifax-class frigate displaces 4,800 tons, mounts a single 57mm Bofors gun, and has a top speed of a leisurely 29 knots, less than any British cruiser and equalled by the German pocket battleship Graf Spee.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The crew of Russia's Admiral Grigorovich frigate held a missile-firing exercise as part of state tests in the Baltic Sea, the Russian Baltic Fleet's spokesman said Thursday.
TUNIS (TAP) - President Beji Caid Essebsi chaired, on Friday, in his capacity as Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, a national flag-raising ceremony on the new frigate made in Tunisia "Al Istiqlal" (Independence) belonging to the National Navy.