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  • ...arship consisted of two vessels, variously described as battle cruisers or large light cruisers, built for the [[Royal Navy]] between 1915 and 1916 at the b {| class="wikitable collapsible" border=2 cellpadding=2 cellspacing=0 style="margin:
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  • {| border=1 class="wikitable sortable" |5 || Large Picket{{AWO1913|294 of 13 June 1913}}||for Mast Fittings, Type 5 for Portab
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  • The only member of her class, she was the first all-big-gun battleship to be laid down, launched, and co .... At some point all 12-inch gun machinery started for the ''Lord Nelson'' class was appropriated to the ''Dreadnought'', and the orders interchanged.{{PQDN
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  • ...turrets from four obsolete [[Majestic Class Battleship (1894)|''Majestic'' class]] [[pre-dreadnought]]s which had their 12"/35 calibre guns and mounts remov ...th long-range guns, the [[Abercrombie Class Monitor (1915)|''Abercrombie'' Class monitor]].
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  • {| class="wikitable collapsible" border=2 cellpadding=2 cellspacing=0 style="margin: ...']], [[Monmouth Class Cruiser (1901)|''Monmouth'']] and [[Devonshire Class Cruiser (1903)|''Devonshire'']] classes were to land their searchlights from their
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  • ...of three battlecruisers in [[Indefatigable Class Battlecruiser (1909)|her class]]. She would be lost to a magazine explosion at the [[Battle of Jutland]] ...> She launched on Thursday, 28 October, by Lady Loreburn. Present were a large number of naval, military and local dignitaries. International guests were
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  • ...ord Fisher]], the [[First Sea Lord]], objecting to the removal of a battle cruiser from his command: ...l Commanding the [[First Battle Cruiser Squadron (Royal Navy)|First Battle Cruiser Squadron]] referred in a letter to Jellicoe to "TIGER being as yet unfit" t
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  • ...was a [[battlecruiser]] of the [[Lion Class Battlecruiser (1910)|''Lion'' class]] in the [[Royal Navy]], although she differed somewhat from her two sister ...nlike most shipyards, Palmers was not duly affected by the situation, as a large amount of materiel had already been stocked. However, on 9 December, 1912,
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  • ...ualify as a torpedo Lieutenant.{{NLJul84|p. 250}} He emerged with a first-class certificate in April, 1885, having been awarded a prize of £80. Bayly was appointed to the {{UK-Topaze|f=t}} as Commodore, Second Class, in charge of destroyers in commission with full crews, on 20 January, 1908
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  • ...43}}. f. 156.</ref> On 25 October he was transferred to the new armoured cruiser [[H.M.S. Suffolk (1903)|''Suffolk'']] in the Mediterranean. He was discipl ...g George V's coronation he was appointed an Additional Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the
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  • ...to the Dardanelles expedition. The fleet which fought the war was by and large the one constructed during his terms in office. ...and, as I told you last mail, I had the satisfaction of getting a <u>first-class</u> certificate. Well, I came on board the ''Chesapeake'' and handed in my
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  • He was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Civil Division of the Most Honourable Order of ...berg was appointed an Additional Member of the Civil Division of the First Class, or Knight Grand Cross, of the Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) on 21 June, 1887.
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  • ...ened by other ships of the 2nd Division.<br>About this time one of the 1st Cruiser Squadron on starboard quarter blew up and totally disappeared. | 6.32. || Sighted ship of Kaiser class bearing 105° green on slightly diverging course, range by rangefinder, 11,
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  • ...red her first salvo at an enemy ship—four funnels—apparently of "Roon" class. She was noticed to be already disabled and stopped. ...three of enemy's Battleships of [[Kaiser Class Battleship (1911)|"Kaiser" class]] were seen indistinctly through the mist, and seven or eight salvoes were
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  • ...e, being straddled frequently. They were seen severely to damage a German cruiser, setting her on fire aft. | 6.25. || " {{UK-IronDuke}} " opened fire on damaged cruiser, followed at 6.28 p.m. by " Thunderer," then by " {{UK-Conqueror}} " and ot
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  • ...ictoria's golden jubilee, he was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the ...Captain to Sir Michael Culme-Seymour, Wilson, as senior captain, worked on cruiser scouting systems and exercised independent command.
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  • ...d Steel'', published in 1869; in the preparation of this White was given a large share, as also in Reed's ''Our Iron Clad Ships'' (1869), and in the paper " ...at the sides. For many years this remained the accepted type of Admiralty cruiser, culminating in 1894 (after White had become director of naval construction
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  • The '''Third Light Cruiser Squadron''' was a formation of light cruisers in the [[Royal Navy]]. Found ...3}} as post-war operations suggested the wisdom of merging heavy and light cruiser operations.
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  • ...nd Fleet]], where he remained till the conclusion of peace in 1919. For a large period of the war, through his untiring efforts, Oliver was instrumental in He was appointed to the new cruiser {{UK-Niobe}} as Navigating Officer on 6 December, 1898.<ref>{{TNA|ADM 196/4
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  • ...passed on his death to the First Baron Cottesloe. Cottesloe then built a large house (now Swanbourne House School). A third house in the village known as ...the highest gunnery examination for the year while also achieving a first-class certificate in seamanship.
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