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Stephen - World Naval Ships Directory

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Builder : Stephen
Country : UK

Ships built by Stephen (ordered by launch date)... :

NameLaunchedFate
HMS Noble25th November 1915Sold 8th November 1921.
HMS E3123rd August 1915Scrapped February 1922
HMS Nomad7th February 1916Sunk 31st May 1916.
HMS Nizam6th April 1916Completed by Beardmore. Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Nonpareil16th May 1916Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Prince26th July 1916Sold for breaking 9 May 1921
HMS Pylades28th September 1916Sold for breaking 9 May 1921
HMS Sturgeon11th January 1917Sold for scrap 16th December 1926.
HMS Vesper15th December 1917Scrapped 14th March 1949.
HMS Sceptre18th April 1917Sold 16th December 1926.
HMS Tormentor22nd May 1917Sold for scrap 7th November 1929.
HMS Tornado4th August 1917Mined North Sea 23 December 1917
HMS Vidette28th February 1918Sold for scrap 4th March 1947.
HMS Voyager8th May 1918Transferred to Royal Australian Navy in October 1933
HMS Sabre23rd September 1918Sold for scrap November 1945.
HMS Saladin17th February 1919Sold for scrap 29th June 1947.
HMS Sardonyx27th May 1919Scrapped 23rd June 1945.
HMS Grenade12th November 1935Sunk 29th May 1940.
HMS Gallant26th September 1935Sunk as blockship September 1943 Malta.
HMS Mallard26th March 1936Sold for scrap 21st April 1947.
HMS Puffin5th May 1936Sold 16th April 1947.
HMS Sikh17th December 1937Lost 14 September 1942
HMS Zulu23rd September 1937Foundered 14th September 1942.
HMS Hermione18th May 1939Sunk 16th June 1942
HMS Kenya18th August 1939Scrapped 1962
HMS Tynedale5th June 1940Sunk by torpedo 12 December 1943.
HMS Whaddon16th July 1940Scrapped 5th April 1959.
HMS Manxman5th September 1940Scrapped 1st September 1972.
HMS Croome30th January 1941Scrapped 13th August 1957.
HMS Meteor3rd November 1941Sold to Turkish Navy 29 June 1959, renamed Piyale Pasha
HMS Blackmore2nd December 1941Sold to Denmark, 1952, renamed Esbern Snare F341. Broken up 1966 in Sweden.
HMS Dulverton1st April 1941Bombed and scuttled on 13 November 1943
HMS Poole25th June 1941Sold for scrap 1st January 1948.
HMS Matchless4th September 1941To Turkey (Kilicala Pasha) 16th July 1959.
HMS Bramham29th January 1942Transferred to Royal Hellenic Navy as Themistoklis March 1943
HMS Lyme Regis19th March 1942Scrapped at Sunderland August 1948
HMS Holcombe14th April 1942Sunk 12th December 1943.
HMS Ceylon30th July 1942To Peru (Colonel Bolognesi) 9th February 1960, scrapped 1985.
HMS Ariadne16th February 1943Scrapped June 1965.
HMS Amethyst7th May 1943Scrapped 19th January 1957.
HMS Hart7th July 1943Sold to West German Navy 1958, renamed Scheer
HMS Consort19th October 1944Scrapped 15th March 1961.
HMS Chevron23rd February 1944Scrapped 1969
HMS Cheviot2nd May 1944Scrapped 22nd October 1962
HMS Ocean8th July 1944Scrapped 1962.
HMS Dunkirk27th August 1945Scrapped 1965
HMS Defender29th July 1950Laid down as Dogstar and renamed in 1946. Scrapped 10th May 1972, James A. White & Co., Inverkeithing
Esbern Snare *18th July 1952Loaned from UK (ex - Blackmore), 18th July 1952. Scrapped 1966.
HMS Murray22nd February 1955Sold for scrap 14th August 1970.
Kilicala Pasha *16th July 1959From UK (ex - Matchless) 16th July 1959. Discarded 1970.
Coronel Bolognesi *9th February 1960From UK (Ceylon) 9th February 1960. Scrapped August 1985
HMS Lowestoft23rd June 1960Sunk as target, 8th June 1986.
HMS Zulu3rd July 1962To Indonesia (Martha Krystina Tiyahahu) 1984.
HMS Phoebe19th December 1964Scrapped 1992.
HMS Hermione26th April 1967Scrapped 1997.
Martha Krystina Tiyahahu *1984From UK (Zulu) 1984. Deleted 2000.

Ships built by Stephen(ordered by name)... :

NameLaunchedFate
HMS Amethyst7th May 1943Scrapped 19th January 1957.
HMS Ariadne16th February 1943Scrapped June 1965.
HMS Blackmore2nd December 1941Sold to Denmark, 1952, renamed Esbern Snare F341. Broken up 1966 in Sweden.
HMS Bramham29th January 1942Transferred to Royal Hellenic Navy as Themistoklis March 1943
HMS Ceylon30th July 1942To Peru (Colonel Bolognesi) 9th February 1960, scrapped 1985.
HMS Cheviot2nd May 1944Scrapped 22nd October 1962
HMS Chevron23rd February 1944Scrapped 1969
HMS Consort19th October 1944Scrapped 15th March 1961.
Coronel Bolognesi *9th February 1960From UK (Ceylon) 9th February 1960. Scrapped August 1985
HMS Croome30th January 1941Scrapped 13th August 1957.
HMS Defender29th July 1950Laid down as Dogstar and renamed in 1946. Scrapped 10th May 1972, James A. White & Co., Inverkeithing
HMS Dulverton1st April 1941Bombed and scuttled on 13 November 1943
HMS Dunkirk27th August 1945Scrapped 1965
HMS E3123rd August 1915Scrapped February 1922
Esbern Snare *18th July 1952Loaned from UK (ex - Blackmore), 18th July 1952. Scrapped 1966.
HMS Gallant26th September 1935Sunk as blockship September 1943 Malta.
HMS Grenade12th November 1935Sunk 29th May 1940.
HMS Hart7th July 1943Sold to West German Navy 1958, renamed Scheer
HMS Hermione18th May 1939Sunk 16th June 1942
HMS Hermione26th April 1967Scrapped 1997.
HMS Holcombe14th April 1942Sunk 12th December 1943.
HMS Kenya18th August 1939Scrapped 1962
Kilicala Pasha *16th July 1959From UK (ex - Matchless) 16th July 1959. Discarded 1970.
HMS Lowestoft23rd June 1960Sunk as target, 8th June 1986.
HMS Lyme Regis19th March 1942Scrapped at Sunderland August 1948
HMS Mallard26th March 1936Sold for scrap 21st April 1947.
HMS Manxman5th September 1940Scrapped 1st September 1972.
Martha Krystina Tiyahahu *1984From UK (Zulu) 1984. Deleted 2000.
HMS Matchless4th September 1941To Turkey (Kilicala Pasha) 16th July 1959.
HMS Meteor3rd November 1941Sold to Turkish Navy 29 June 1959, renamed Piyale Pasha
HMS Murray22nd February 1955Sold for scrap 14th August 1970.
HMS Nizam6th April 1916Completed by Beardmore. Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Noble25th November 1915Sold 8th November 1921.
HMS Nomad7th February 1916Sunk 31st May 1916.
HMS Nonpareil16th May 1916Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Ocean8th July 1944Scrapped 1962.
HMS Phoebe19th December 1964Scrapped 1992.
HMS Poole25th June 1941Sold for scrap 1st January 1948.
HMS Prince26th July 1916Sold for breaking 9 May 1921
HMS Puffin5th May 1936Sold 16th April 1947.
HMS Pylades28th September 1916Sold for breaking 9 May 1921
HMS Sabre23rd September 1918Sold for scrap November 1945.
HMS Saladin17th February 1919Sold for scrap 29th June 1947.
HMS Sardonyx27th May 1919Scrapped 23rd June 1945.
HMS Sceptre18th April 1917Sold 16th December 1926.
HMS Sikh17th December 1937Lost 14 September 1942
HMS Sturgeon11th January 1917Sold for scrap 16th December 1926.
HMS Tormentor22nd May 1917Sold for scrap 7th November 1929.
HMS Tornado4th August 1917Mined North Sea 23 December 1917
HMS Tynedale5th June 1940Sunk by torpedo 12 December 1943.
HMS Vesper15th December 1917Scrapped 14th March 1949.
HMS Vidette28th February 1918Sold for scrap 4th March 1947.
HMS Voyager8th May 1918Transferred to Royal Australian Navy in October 1933
HMS Whaddon16th July 1940Scrapped 5th April 1959.
HMS Zulu3rd July 1962To Indonesia (Martha Krystina Tiyahahu) 1984.
HMS Zulu23rd September 1937Foundered 14th September 1942.

* - Represents a ship built here which later changed to this name or role.

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 One of the final versions of the ubiquitous De Havilland Vampire to be built was the T.11, a two-seat trainer, one example of which was XE998, shown here in the colours of No.8 Flying School at RAF Swinderby in the early 1960s.  This aircraft is now preserved and on display in the Solent Sky Museum, although currently in the livery of the Swiss Air Force.

De Havilland Vampire T.11 by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 Posted to 64 Squadron on 1st July 1940, </a>the tragically short relationship of Sub Lt F Dawson Paul with the Spitfire was crammed with victories.  He immediately shared a Dornier Do17 off Beachy Head and, just four days later claimed a Messerschmitt Bf.109.  Further kills were confirmed over the next two weeks, among them five Bf.110s and another Do.17. His final victory was a Bf.109 on 25th, but on this day he fell to the guns of the German ace Adolf Galland.  Dawson Paul was rescued from the English Channel by a German E-boat, but died of his wounds five days later as a prisoner of war.

The Longest July by Ivan Berryman. (GL)
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 Piloted by RAAF skipper T.N.Scholefield, No. 467 Squadrons Lancaster S For Sugar, one of RAF Bomber Commands most famous Lancs, heads out on her 100th mission on May 11, 1944. Embellished with a bomb symbol painted on the fuselage signifying each raid completed, and the infamous Hermann Goering quotation No enemy plane will fly over the Reich Territory, the mighty bomber leads a formation bound for Germany. In total she completed 137 bombing raids. Today, beautifully restored, S For Sugar proudly rests in the RAF Bomber Command Museum at Hendon, London.

One Hundred Up! by Simon Atack (AP)
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 Standing his aircraft at the height of just 60 feet above the waters of the Mohne, Flt Lt Maltby braves a hail of anti-aircraft fire just seconds before the release of the bouncing bomb that would at last breach the dam on that historic night of the 16th/17th May 1943.

Third Time Lucky by Ivan Berryman. (GS)
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A Short Sunderland Mk111 of 422 Squadron alights on to a moderate sea at Castle Archdale in 1944.

Touchdown by Ivan Berryman. (GL)
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Outward bound, Stirling III of 199 Squadron based at Lakenheath, Suffolk, heads out on another night of operations in August 1943.  EE953, Sqd letters EX - E of 100 group is piloted by F/L Tom Austin DFC who finished his tour by the end of October 1944, winning the DFC with his bomb aimer F/O Jack Lawrence.  Nicknamed the Queen of the Skies, the Stirling was the 1st four engined bomber to enter service with the RAF in 1941.  The cockpit stood a massive 22.5 feet from the ground and had an operational ceiling of only 12,000 feet, well within the range of the enemy AA guns.  By September 1944 other bombers were taking the brunt of the attack to the Germans and the Stirlings were used mainly for glider towing especially for D-day and Arnhem.

Tribute to the Crews of the Stirling by Graeme Lothian (GL)
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 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.1As of No.610 (County of Chester) Sqn RAAF, intercept incoming Heinkel 111H-16s of the 9th Staffel, Kampfgeschwader 53 Legion Condor during the big daylight raids on London of August and September 1940 - the climax of the Battle of Britain.  Spitfire N3029 (DW-K) was shot down by a Bf109 on the 5th of September 1940 and crash-landed near Gravesend, Kent, thankfully without injury to Sgt Willcocks, the pilot.  For the record, N3029 was rebuilt and, following some brief flying in the UK, was sent overseas by convoy to the Middle East.  Ironically, the ship carrying this aircraft was torpedoed en route and both ship and all its cargo were lost.

Close Encounter by Ivan Berryman (GS)
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As the invading forces took hold in Italy, many Italian pilots transferred their allegiance to the Aeronautica Co-Beligerante, among them Maggiore Teresio Martinoli who was to become Italy's highest scoring ace with 22 victories, before being tragically killed in a training accident.  He is depicted here claiming a Ju.52 in the skies of Yugoslavia whilst flying the exceptional Macchi MC.205 Veltro.

Victory near Podgorica by Ivan Berryman.
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 During a patrol on 6th July 1918, Christiansen spotted a British submarine on the surface of the Thames Estuary. He immediately turned and put his Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 floatplane into an attacking dive, raking the submarine C.25 with machine gun fire, killing the captain and five other crewmen. This victory was added to his personal tally, bringing his score to 13 kills by the end of the war, even though the submarine managed to limp back to safety. Christiansen survived the war and went on to work as a pilot for the Dornier company, notably flying the giant Dornier Do.X on its inaugural flight to New York in 1930. He died in 1972, aged 93.

Kapitanleutnant zur See Friedrich Christiansen by Ivan Berryman. (GL)
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 Yamato powers her way, ahead of Yahagi during Operation Ten Ichi Go.

Otoko-Tachi-No Yamato by Randall Wilson. (GL)
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 Depicted off Capetown with the distinctive skyline of Table Mountain providing the backdrop, the King George V class battleship HMS Howe and her destroyer escort began their journey home having visited New Zealand as well as South Africa following the end of hostilities in 1945.

HMS Howe by Ivan Berryman (GL)
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 HMS Queen Elizabeth with other Royal Naval Battleships, Revenge and Ramillies. Surrounded by cruisers and destroyers ride at anchor for King George Vs last Jubilee Review of 1935.

Sunset at Spithead by Randall Wilson. (Y)
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 In a 40 knot gale, Lt Col. Doolittles B25 hauls itself into the air. The first of a 16 strong strike force en route to Tokyo.

USS Hornet. Doolittles Raiders by Ivan Berryman (GS)
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 Laid down as early as June 1944, HMS Hermes (R12) was not commissioned into the Royal Navy until 25th November 1959.  This fine ship has enjoyed a long and varied career, perhaps its most notable role being that of flagship to the British Task Force that was sent to liberate the Falkland Islands following the Argentine invasion of 1982.  She was decommissioned in 1984 and sold to the Indian Navy, whereupon she was renamed Viraat.  Hermes is depicted here in stormy weather in the late 1970s before the Harrier 'ski jump' was added to her bow in readiness for the Falklands Campaign.

HMS Hermes - Under Leaden Skies by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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USS New Jersey seen battling her way through a Hurricane in 1944.

USS New Jersey, batten down the Hatches by Randall Wilson (GL)
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In the spring of 1942, USS Washington was the first of Americas fast battleship fleet to participate in combat operations when she was briefly assigned to the Royal Navy. On 28th June 1942, together with HMS Duke of York, HMS Victorious and an accompanying cruiser and destroyer force, she formed part of the distant covering force to convoy PQ17, bound for Russia. In the Pacific later that same year, she became the only modern US battleship to engage an enemy capital ship, sinking the Japanese battlecruiser Kirishima.

Arctic guardian - USS Washington by Anthony Saunders (GS)
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Saint Joan of Arc ca. 1412 - 30 May 1431.   In France  she is a national heroine and a catholic saint.  Joan of Arc was a peasant girl born in eastern France, she led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years War, claiming divine guidance, and was indirectly responsible for the coronation of Charles VII.  Joan of Arc was captured by the Burgundians, sold to the English, tried by an ecclesiastical court, and burned at the stake when she was nineteen years old.
La Pucelle! Joan of Arc, The Maid of Orleans at the Head of French Cavalry by Frank Craig (1874-1918) .
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Alfred was born in 849 at Wantage, Oxfordshire  He was the youngest son of King Ethelwulf of Wessex, he became King of the Anglo Saxon Kingdom of Wessex from 871 to 899.  Alfred is known for his great defence of the Kingdoms of southern England against the Vikings. Eventually in 871 he made peace with the Vikings who agreed to a withdrawal out of his kingdom. It is likely a large payment of gold was made.  Alfred was awarded the epithet The Great, and was the only king to be awarded this title.  Alfred the Great was a learned man and improved the education and legal and military systems and structure.  Alfred died on the 26th October 899

Alfred The Great by Chris Collingwood (P)
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 At the Battle of Marston Moor, July 1644, prince Rupert had nearly won the battle after an initial cavalry charge routing three quarters of the Parliamentary Army, But he continued the pursuit to far. The remaining part of the New model army, including Cromwells regiment. after a long hard fight won the day.

Oliver Cromwell after the Battle of Marston Moor by Ernest Crofts. (Y)
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Passage du Rhine Dusseldorf, le 6th September 1795, by Louis Lejeune. (GS)
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 The year is 1807, the French Empire is at the pinnacle of its power. Although not yet 38 years of age the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte is marching towards the heights of his military career. It is the anniversary of his great victory against the Austrians at Marengo seven years before. Since then the soldiers of The Grand Armee have faithfully followed The Little Corporal from victory to victory across Europe.  Now, in eastern Prussia, the Russians alone are holding out against the might of France. Bennigsens army is strung out on a four mile front along the banks of the river Alle, near the town of Friedland. With their backs to the unfordable river the brave Russian soldiers are drawn up in a poor position to give battle.  It is already midday when Napoleon arrives on the field. Much of the French force is still some miles away but the commanders keen eye immediately perceives an opportunity for victory. He decides to attack. The vigourous assault on the Russian lines commences at about 5.30 pm. Bennigsen, anticipating an engagement on the following day, is completely surprised by this ferocious attack so late in the afternoon. The fighting begins as his divisions are preparing to withdraw across the river Alle, to a stronger position. Napoleons master stroke throws the enemy into confusion. By 8.30 pm the French are masters of the field, the Russians have lost nearly a third of their army and 80 cannons. The town of Friedland is ablaze and the Tsars army in full retreat.  In simple attire and characteristically astride a nimble arab grey, Napoleon Bonaparte rides forward with his reserves of the Guard to survey the final victory.  Within a few days the defeated Tsar Alexander will embrace the French Emperor on a raft anchored in the middle of the Niemen at Tilsit. At their monumental meeting they will talk of peace, co-operation against the British, the division of Prussian Territories and France with Russia will form their uneasy alliance that will quickly collapse into open hostility and present Napoleon with his greatest challenge: The invasion of Russia itself.

Napoleon at Friedland by Mark Churms.
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In the reletive comfort of a stable, two Polish Lancers rest and tend one of their horses.

Lancers in a Stable by Horace Vernet.
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 In an attempt to expand into Europe, Ottoman Turks under the command of Grand Vizier Kara Mustafa laid siege to Vienna for two months.  A coalition of Polish, German and Austrians led by John III Sobieski, the King of Poland, arrived before Vienna to raise the siege.  Sobieski led a charge of 20,000 cavalry, including the fearsome Winged Hussars into the Ottoman camp and completely routed their army. The battle was over in three hours, the Turks fled the field leaving behind tents, weapons, battle standards and provisions.  The threat to Europe had been reversed, and this battle signaled the beginning of the end for the Ottoman Empire.

Polish Winged Lancers - Battle of Vienna, September 12th 1683 by Brian Palmer. (P)
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 In the year 1070, Saxon England lay under Norman oppression. Only one last centre of resistance remained. The Isle of Ely in the Fenlands of East Anglia. Here, Hereward Leofricson, son of Earl Leofric and Lady Godiva, emerged as a warrior leader. Struggling against overwhelming odds in his defiance of the Normans. The legend of Hereward the Wake was born.

Fire from the Fens, c.1071 by Chris Collingwood (GL)
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Unique in the history of Formula One motor racing are the Schumacher brothers. After seeing the success of his elder brother, whilst climbing through the ranks to stardom in F1, Ralf Schumacher had his sights set firmly upon beating his illustrious brother. At last in a competitive car, we see Ralfs Williams BMW leading Michaels Ferrari through the Veedol chicane at Nurburgring during the 2003 European Grand Prix. This event which Ralf went on to win turned the tables on the 2001 race which also saw the two fighting wheel to wheel at times but in that case Ralf could not quite match the Ferrari of his brother Michael. The race threw the championship for both constructors and drivers wide open and set the stage for one of the most exciting conclusions of a championship season for years.
Sibling Rivalry II by Robert Tomlin. (Y)
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In the final moments of extra time of the game, the England number 10, Jonny Wilkinson slotted a perfect drop goal which clinched victory over Australia, winning 20 points to 17.

Rugby World Cup Final 2003 by David Pentland. (GL)
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Mansell by Ivan Berryman. (GS)
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Marcus Gronholm wins the 2002 Rally New Zealand in the Peugeot 206 and gains the World Rally Championship Title, October 2002.
Finnish First by Graham Bosworth. (Y)
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 Ferrari Pit Stop 2001.
Masters of Strategy II by Michael Thompson.
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SP4.  Desert Orchid by Mark Churms.

Desert Orchid by Mark Churms.
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DH007. Steady Johnnie Steady by Erskine Nicol.
Steady Johnnie Steady by Erskine Nicol.
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B0050GS. Jean Alesi/ Ferrari 412 by Ivan Berryman.

Jean Alesi/ Ferrari 412 by Ivan Berryman. (GS)
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