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  • ...[[Battlecruiser|battlecruisers]] completed in 1908 and 1909 were the first ships of their type. <div name=fredbot:ships>
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  • She commissioned at Portsmouth on 21 October 1913 for service in the [[Second Battle Squadron (Royal Navy)|Second Battle Squadron]] of the [ ...ead, ''Audacious'' being third ship in line. An 8 point turn to starboard in succession was signalled to take the squadron onto the gunnery range, and '
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  • ...bot:career>{{ShipCareer|fullname=H.M.S. ''Royal Oak'' (1914)|fate2=by U-47 in Scapa Flow ...more than one occasion. The ship became the centre of worldwide attention in 1928 when her Captain and Commander were Court Martialled for petulant grie
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  • ...ustrate their making naval use of it. All battleships were required either in the Grand Fleet or on patrol duties, so a new class of ship, with a shallow ...ch had been ordered by the Greeks for the battleship Salamis then building in Germany. Now that the British had commenced their blockade of Germany, the
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  • ...he Falkland Islands]] and the [[Battle of Jutland]], where she was sunk in action on 31 May, 1916. ...tion, namely electrically powered mountings for the 12-inch guns - a first in British naval construction. She was fitted with two turrets each built by
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  • ...'''' was the most powerful battlecruiser in the [[Royal Navy]] that fought in the [[Great War]]. ...n Stafford|Edward S. Fitzherbert]], Captain Superintendent, Contract Built Ships, Clyde District, was present on behalf of the Admiralty.<ref>"The Launch of
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  • ...in event of violence in the Spanish struggle with the revolutionary forces in Cuba. ...on Roads bound for Key West, arriving on the 15th. She was joined there by ships of the North Atlantic Squadron on maneouvers, then left Key West on 24 Janu
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  • ...ring the [[First World War]] and being promoted to the rank of {{FleetRN}} in 1919. ...d bleacher, and Mrs. Jane Jackson, née Tee.<ref>Copy of birth certificate in the Jackson Papers. National Maritime Museum. JAC 1-3.</ref>
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  • ...k Charles Doveton Sturdee, First Baronet|Sturdee]] was appointed Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic and South Pacific. The Northern boundary of his stat ...ssued Fighting Instructions on three sheets of foolscap paper, which read, in part:
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  • Report on Action of 31st May 1916. :The attached report on the Action of 31st May 1910 is submitted in accordance with the above-quoted signal.
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  • ...n required to view article.</ref> Herbert had first developed an interest in joining the navy when, at the age of ten, he had visited Portsmouth. He at ...As a torpedo officer he served in several battleships, including two years in the {{UK-Majestic}}, flagship of the [[Channel Squadron (Royal Navy)|Channe
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  • ...and only succeeded to the Wilson Baronetcy after the death of his brother in 1919. ...e entered the navy in 1855, and was immediately employed on active service in the Black Sea during the later stages of the Crimean War.
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  • ...ly remembered today for being killed at the [[Battle of Jutland]] in 1916, in which he led most of his [[First Cruiser Squadron (Royal Navy)|First Cruise ...the customary foreign service leave he was appointed to the ''Minotaur'', in the [[Channel Squadron (Royal Navy)|Channel Squadron]], on 27 October. The
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  • ...of a committee to revise the navy's signal book and later served as Second-in-Command of the [[Portsmouth Signal School]]. ...n 1912 he was promoted to Flag Rank and from 1913 to 1915 was Rear-Admiral in the [[First Battle Squadron (Royal Navy)|First Battle Squadron]], before be
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  • ...IWM SP 1703.jpg|thumb|right|350px|H.M.S. ''Orion'', flagship of the Second-in-Command, Third Battle Squadron, leads ''Monarch'', ''Conqueror'' and ''Thun ...Bart.]], at the end of 1912. Upon the outbreak of the [[First World War]] in August, 1914, the First Fleet was redesignated the [[Grand Fleet]].
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  • ...N. (8 July, 1883 &ndash; 5 February, 1931) was a pioneer of naval aviation in the [[Royal Navy]] and had an exremely active flying career during the [[Fi ...t}} he took part in the suppression of gun-running in the [[Persian Gulf]] in 1909–10.
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  • ...ginia, on 23 April, 1895, Captain [[William Clinton Wise|William C. Wise]] in command. ...ually felling members of the "black gang" who had to carry out their tasks in the ship's engine and fire rooms.
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  • ...2 and the first of a British naval squadron since the Battle of Grand Port in 1810. ...merce-raiding in the Pacific. Spee left the German colony at [[Tsingtao]] in China, once Japan entered the war on Britain's side.
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  • Enclosure № 1 to Submission № 1415/0022 of 20/6/16 from C-in-C. Home Fleets. ...your Flagship, [[H.M.S. Iron Duke (1912)|H.M.S. ''Iron Duke'']] during the Action with the German High Sea Fleet off the Coast of Jutland on the 31st May 191
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  • ...[[Evan Campbell Bunbury|Evan C. Bunbury]] was the torpedo officer, located in the Conning Tower on the Mess Decks. * {{SubRN}} [[Roger Prideaux Selby|Roger P. Selby]] was in the {{TS}}
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