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Why is millimeter spelled out sometimes but othertimes abbreviated? ("Boreas had two 40-millimetre (1.6 in) QF 2-pounder Mk II AA guns" vs. "quadruple torpedo tube mounts for 21-inch (533 mm) torpedoes"). Shouldn't it be abbreviated to maintain consistency with the rest of the article?
The conversion template always abbreviates the second unit.
"The ship was fitted with a Type 119 ASDIC set to detect submarines by reflections from sound waves beamed into the water." this sounds odd to me. perhaps reword to "The ship was fitted with a Type 119 ASDIC set to detect submarines by sound wave reflections beamed into the water."
How can you beam a reflection into the water?
...Regardless its really the word "from" that reads badly. "of" sounds much better than "from".
You are inconsistent with the anti aircraft abbreviation as well. The line "By October 1940, the ship's anti-aircraft armament was increased when the rear set of torpedo tubes was replaced by a 3-inch (76.2 mm) (12-pounder) AA gun and 'Y' gun was removed to compensate for the additional depth charges added." contains both the word and abbreviation.
Construction and service
Should £221,156 not be converted to American dollars?
It's a capital cost and really can't be converted into a meaningful figure using price indexes and the like.
"Her service in the Mediterranean was uneventful until shortly before she returned home when Boreas evacuated civilians at the start of the Spanish Civil War in July 1936 before beginning a refit at Portsmouth that lasted until 26 September." This sentence needs to be broken up.
Shouldn't Greek Navy be Hellenic Navy? It also needs to be wikilinked.
It's spelled out and linked in the lede.--Sturmvogel 66 (talk) 20:25, 6 January 2014 (UTC)
The lead doesn't specify to readers that the Hellenic Navy is the Greek Navy. Even though it is linked, it has potential to be confusing to readers.
Just about every major publisher has an article, why link to just these? In fact, why link to any? I think that you're going overboard with the idea of linking stuff in the bibliography. It's not a GA or FA requirement and I don't think that it improves the article any.--Sturmvogel 66 (talk) 20:25, 6 January 2014 (UTC)
I'm placing this article on hold until the issues are addressed. CrowzRSA 20:00, 6 January 2014 (UTC)