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Escort

Meanings and phrases

escort

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who escorts and protects a prominent person; bodyguard
  2. the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them; accompaniment
  3. a participant in a date; date
  4. an attendant who is employed to accompany someone

escort

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. accompany as an escort
  2. accompany or escort; see

destroyer escort

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. warship smaller than a destroyer; designed to escort fleets or convoys
E.g.
  • In 1954, the destroyer escort was named in his honor.
  • Following World War II, an entire destroyer escort, the U.S.S.
  • She was placed in service as a Group II selected reserve destroyer escort.

convoy escort

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Later that day, she continued on to Guam as convoy escort duty.
  • The ship initially served as a convoy escort in the Atlantic theatre.
  • She served primarily as a convoy escort in the Battle of the Atlantic.

escort duties

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The EIC had "Marquis Cornwallis" built for long-range convoy escort duties.
  • "Pontoosuc" returned to New York on 30 August 1864 and took up escort duties.
  • "Cornwall" was then transferred to the South Atlantic for convoy escort duties.

escort duty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She then resumed escort duty between New York and Key West.
  • Later that day, she continued on to Guam as convoy escort duty.
  • On 27 September she got underway for Alaskan waters and escort duty.

escort carrier

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The aircraft had flown from the escort carrier .
  • Both aircraft had come from the escort carrier .
  • After the war, he commanded the escort carrier .

escort carriers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The remaining escort carriers were U.S.-built.
  • Meanwhile, the U.S. discovered their own use for the escort carriers.
  • In all, 130 Allied escort carriers were launched or converted during the war.

escort missions

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In mid-1944 the squadron was assigned to conduct bomber escort missions.
  • The group frequently strafed targets of opportunity while on escort missions.
  • Also flew escort missions to Southeast China and attacked railways on Formosa.

police escort

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Despondent, Eadie slips her police escort and wanders alone on the beachfront, where she is murdered.
  • For his burial at sea a long motorcade of mourners, accompanied by a 30-man police escort, moved across town to Waikiki Beach.
  • He said that Riley had been found guilty of the "victimless" crime of conspiracy and the cost of bringing him back to London under police escort would be "exorbitant".

convoy escort duties

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The EIC had "Marquis Cornwallis" built for long-range convoy escort duties.
  • "Cornwall" was then transferred to the South Atlantic for convoy escort duties.
  • After a refit in 1917, she conducted patrol and convoy escort duties in the Atlantic.

escort group

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hudson in "Pelayo", and the convoy was protected by an understrength escort group.
  • After training at St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia, she was assigned to escort group EG 9 out of Derry in March 1944.
  • The convoy commodore was Captain AJ Baxter in "Baron Yarborough", and the convoy was protected by an understrength escort group.

fighter escort

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Gruppe" on a fighter escort mission for German bombers targeting Canterbury.
  • Being inland from the coast, Eindhoven was beyond the range of fighter escort.
  • Beginning 5 January, they flew with a fighter escort to ward off enemy fighters.

patrol and escort

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Patterson" began patrol and escort in the approaches to Queenstown on 5 June.
  • Detached in October, she proceeded to Brest, whence she resumed her patrol and escort mission.
  • On 9 November, she sailed for France where for the next year; she performed coastal patrol and escort duty.

assigned to escort

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After training at St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia, she was assigned to escort group EG 9 out of Derry in March 1944.
  • In 1977, the destroyer was assigned to escort the Royal Yacht "Britannia" during Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip's visit to Australia.
  • In Delhi, even before joining his office, he was assigned to escort the then CPIM CM of Kerala to Punjab for a discussion with the "Akalis," a radical group screaming for a separate state in those days.

military escort

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Then they traveled to Baja California under military escort.
  • The arrogance and brutality of Tang Zaili's staff and military escort did not help.
  • The military escort came under fire while driving to the ceremony, possibly resulting in casualties.

escort ships

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Loaded with fuel oil and gasoline, she next refueled escort ships engaged in the Saipan landings.
  • After Japan capitulated on 15 August, she sailed on 1 October for Jacksonville, Florida, where she assisted in the inactivation of escort ships.
  • Operation "FR" was the delivery of escort ships to northern Russia to act as escorts for the first of the winter 1943 season convoys, Convoy RA 54A.

escort ship

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She was employed as an escort ship, operating along the coast and across the Atlantic.
  • "Amiral Murgescu" was a multi-purpose warships, serving as both minelayer and escort ship.
  • In 1916, she was refitted with 6" guns, and served as a convoy escort ship as well as being used for troop transport.

convoy escort duty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Later that day, she continued on to Guam as convoy escort duty.
  • Some of the losses, in the face of a large and powerful escort force, can be attributed to Captain Thebaud's inexperience in convoy escort duty.
  • The ship carried out convoy escort duty between Ireland and France, patrolled off the Irish coast for enemy submarines, and went to the aid of vessels in distress.
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