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Old 11-02-2015, 11:53 PM   #372
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Commander Sarah West, 41..Published: 00:21, 10 August 2014...
Sarah West (1790–1876) was a British actress was born Sarah Cooke in Bath, Somerset on 22 March 1790, daughter of Mr. Cooke of Bath. Influenced by her cousin Harriet Waylett, she appeared at the Theatre Royal, Bath on 22 May 1810 for the benefit of her uncle, an actor, playing Miss Hardcastle in She Stoops to Conquer, and in 1811, at the same house, played Emily Tempest in The Wheel of Fortune..On 17 September 1818, she made as Desdemona her first appearance at Drury Lane Theatre..

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A Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy.. She is the 11th ship of the class to join the fleet since 1989.. She was built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd on the River Clyde, in Scotland and was launched in June 1994 by Lady Elspeth Layard, wife of then 2nd Sea Lord Admiral and Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command Admiral Sir Michael Layard.. She entered service in 1996.. Lady Layard is the ship's sponsor.. She is named for the Dukedom of Somerset..In 2007, the first at-sea firing trials of the UK Royal Navy's new 30mm DS30M Mark 2 Automated Small Calibre Gun system were completed by Somerset..The Royal Navy’s current Type 23 frigates will be replaced by the Global Combat Ship starting from 2021..As of 2012 it is planned that HMS Argyll will be the first Type 23 to retire from the Royal Navy in 2023 while HMS St Albans will be the last..When first conceived in the late 70's, the Type 23 was intended to be a light anti-submarine frigate to counter Soviet nuclear submarines operating in the North Atlantic... am I?.In the Village..What do you want?.We want information..Whose side are you on?. That would be telling..We want information... information... information...
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