Talk:Coastal Motor Boat

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Uncle Sam helps you?[edit]

Didn't the U.S. (including FoMoCo) provide CMBs to Brtiain in WW1? Trekphiler (talk) 14:36, 15 June 2008 (UTC)

How about: no. Do you have the _slightest_ verifiable evidence for such a claim? Andy Dingley (talk) 01:35, 16 June 2008 (UTC)


Requested move 20 October 2013[edit]

The following discussion is an archived discussion of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. Editors desiring to contest the closing decision should consider a move review. No further edits should be made to this section.

The result of the move request was: Discussion moved to Talk:Motor Gun Boat#Requested move 20 October 2013. All six discussions are in regards to WP:CAPSACRS; best to centralize the discussions so that six separate discussions are not happening. Steel1943 (talk) 07:50, 31 October 2013 (UTC)


Coastal Motor BoatCoastal motor boat – We don't capitalise acronyms when written in full (see WP:CAPSACRS) and we don't capitalise the article names of types of ship (eg destroyer escort, aircraft carrier, river gunboat, torpedo boat, torpedo boat destroyer, and so on). The general guidance at Wikipedia is "Wikipedia avoids unnecessary capitalization". I have also proposed this change at Motor Torpedo Boat, Motor Launch, Steam Gun Boat and Motor Gun Boat. Shem (talk) 16:51, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

Survey[edit]

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  • oppose all (although I'm unfamiliar with Steam Gun Boat). These are not the simple combinations of words as for aircraft carrier etc., but they are proper noun phrases, supported as such by the many relevant sources, and so should be treated and capitalised as such. Andy Dingley (talk) 19:03, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

Discussion[edit]

Any additional comments:

The discussion is on-going at Talk:Motor Gun Boat. Shem (talk) 21:46, 23 October 2013 (UTC)

The above discussion is preserved as an archive of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on this talk page or in a move review. No further edits should be made to this section.

Move discussion in progress[edit]

There is a move discussion in progress on Talk:Motor Gun Boat which affects this page. Please participate on that page and not in this talk page section. Thank you. —RMCD bot 07:46, 31 October 2013 (UTC)