PDA

View Full Version : Ship Quiz – Master Class


AlZictorini
27-10-2007, 19:08
1, HMS Reclaim was originally laid down as a salvage vessel (of the King Salvor Class) but was completed as a Deep Diving & Submarine Rescue Vessel being renamed Reclaim on completion. What was her original name?

2, Of the Red, White & Blue Ensigns, which is the senior of the three?

3, Where would you find the Cascable?

4, Which Frigate was stripped of most of her radar during her conversion (1972/73) to act as guardship for Hong Kong?

5, Can you give me two other names for HMS Coreopsis?

6, If Jack Aubrey had the advantage of Surprise, what did Thomas Cochrane have?

7, What does the phrase WAFU stand for (one of the clean versions please)?

8, Which ship needed the item in the picture below?

Answers on Wednesday 31st

tonclass
27-10-2007, 21:33
1. Salverdant
2. Red
3. On the rear end of a cannon
4. Chichester
5. Kriezis, Compass Rose
6. HMS SPEEDY
7. Wet And F*ing Useless
8. ??

John Brown
28-10-2007, 19:55
Answers: Same As Ton except 7 and 8.


1. Salverdant
2. Red
3. On a cannon
4. Chichester
5. Kriezis, Compass Rose
6. HMS SPEEDY
7. You asked for a clean version so my offering is: Wireless Access Fixed Unit
8. Leander Class Frigate HMS Achilles

AlZictorini
31-10-2007, 14:41
1, HMS Reclaim was originally laid down as a salvage vessel (of the King Salvor Class) but was completed as a Deep Diving & Submarine Rescue Vessel being renamed Reclaim on completion. What was her original name? - HMS Salverdant

2, Of the Red, White & Blue Ensigns, which is the senior of the three? – Red

3, Where would you find the Cascable? – This is the final one-tenth of a “Long Gun” barrel from the button tip to the base ring.

4, Which Frigate was stripped of most of her radar during her conversion (1972/73) to act as guardship for Hong Kong? – HMS Chichester.

5, Can you give me two other names for HMS Coreopsis? – HMS Compass Rose & RHN Kriezis

6, If Jack Aubrey had the advantage of Surprise, what did Thomas Cochrane have? – HMS Speedy

7, What does the phrase WAFU stand for (one of the clean version please)? Wonderful And Frequently Underestimated.

8, Which ship needed the item in the picture below? – HMS Achilles (Leander Class Frigate) after colliding with a Tanker, 1976.

Well Done Guys. Both of you got question 7 correct but the most correct answer would have to be "Wonderful And Frequently Underestimated".

JB, do you fancy posting the next set of quiz questions?