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Windhover

 

A small European hawk named for its ability to hover over one spot despite the wind. The windhover is related to the American sparrowhawk.

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Windhover (ASR-18)—projected as a Chanticleer-class submarine rescue vessel-—was to be built at Savannah, Ga., by the Savannah Machine Foundry; but, because of Japan's collapse, the contract for her construction was cancelled on 12 August 1945