In the harbour, the light cruiser HMS Patrol attempted to put to sea.
What does CL stand for?
CL stands for Light Cruiser (Cruiser-Light)
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We have 147 other meanings of CL in our Acronym Attic
- Current Limiter
- Current Limiting
- Current Loop (electronics)
- Customer Loyalty
- Customs Law
- Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
- Cyber Law
- Cystic Lymphangioma
- Fraternity of Communion and Liberation
- Lift Co-Efficient (aircraft)
- Class V
- Classical Logic and Computation (workshop)
- Church Loans & Investments Trust
- Connecticut Light and Power
- Church Law & Tax Report
- Coupled-Line Composite Right/Left-Handed (electronics engineering)
- Chemiluminescence Detection and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography
- Closed-Loop Job Release Control (also abbreviated as CLJRC)
- Closed-Loop Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (telecommunications)
- Closed-Loop Time Division Multiple Access
Samples in periodicals archive:
13, 1944, during World War II, the light cruiser USS Nashville was badly damaged in a Japanese kamikaze attack off Negros Island in the Philippines that claimed 133 lives.
The British light cruiser Glasgow was anchored there but sailed out when told a German ship was close.
In the port of Bushehr city in Persian Gulf, Iran's Navy has brought in three overhauled and upgraded warships, which two of the vessels are light cruisers nicknamed Tabarzin and Neyzeh, as per the reprot.
In 1957, the light cruiser HMS Birmingham steamed into the harbour of Cannes on the Cote d'Azur.
Heralded by many observers as an event akin to Eugene Ely's historic flight from a temporary deck built on the light cruiser USS Birmingham (CL 2) in 1910, the X-47B unmanned combat air system demonstrator ensured its place in Naval Aviation history on 14 May when it became the first aircraft to be launched from a carrier at sea without a human at the controls.
A light cruiser, weighing 3,750 tons and measuring 446 feet, HMS Caroline was part of the screening force that sailed out ahead of the Royal Navy's Grand Fleet during the Battle of Jutland to establish the position of the German battleships.
The British light cruiser played a key role throughout World War II, and this account documents their naval achievement and how they helped gain control of the seas during the war.