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  • ...history has ever had a tradition so long and glorious as that of the Royal Navy.''</div> ...le for matériel. The [[Fourth Sea Lord]] (previously known as the Junior Naval Lord) was responsible for supplies. Also on the Board was another politici
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  • ...pp. 1486-1490.</ref> The [[Admiralty War Staff (Royal Navy)|Admiralty War Staff]] was the result. ...not require to be designed on the scale or in the same form as the General Staff of the Army.
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  • ...vy (17 January, 1871 &ndash; 11 March, 1936) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]]. ...inguished himself as a member of the naval polo team.<ref>Fremantle. ''My Naval Career''. p. 68.</ref></blockquote>
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  • ...C. (24 May, 1854 &ndash; 11 September, 1921) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]]. ...y]] at Southsea, a crammer, to prepare for the entrance examination to the Navy. A minute of the [[Board of Admiralty]] of 3 August records that Battenber
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  • ...Retired (26 July, 1874 &ndash; 2 May, 1951) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]] during the [[First World War]]. ...the Admiralty, representing the Vice-Admiral commanding, Third and Fourth Divisions, Home Fleet.<ref>G.024/1912. The National Archives. ADM 1/8328.</ref>
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  • ...Rising to fleet command in the early 1900s, he was widely regarded as the Navy's preeminent tactician. He was promoted to {{FleetRN}} in 1907 and succeed ...99–1845. Wilson attended Eton College from 1852 to 1855; he entered the navy in 1855, and was immediately employed on active service in the Black Sea du
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  • ...Fleet (Royal Navy)|Atlantic Fleet]], and, renamed the [[Home Fleets (Royal Navy)|Home Fleets]], it was the primary British fleet facing the Germans when wa ...ut evolutions and gunnery and torpedo exercises in company." The [[Senior Naval Lord]], [[Walter Talbot Kerr|Lord Walter Kerr]], approved the proposal and
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  • ...yal Navy (15 May, 1858 &ndash; 5 June, 1929) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]] during the [[First World War]]. ==Early Life & Naval Career==
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  • ...ignals specialist and was appointed secretary of a committee to revise the navy's signal book and later served as Second-in-Command of the [[Portsmouth Sig ...d from 1913 to 1915 was Rear-Admiral in the [[First Battle Squadron (Royal Navy)|First Battle Squadron]], before being given command of the Fifth Battle Sq
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  • ...r John Fisher]], descended into a bitter feud which threatened to tear the navy in half in the early years of the Twentieth Century. ...ton House]], near Fareham, Portsmouth. Beresford had been earmarked for a naval career on account of a "delicate constitution" and a need, "perhaps justifi
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  • ...re of Convoys, liason officer with the British Army, Inspector of Merchant Navy Gunnery and finally as Chief of Air Services at the Admiralty. ...eyer had come thirty-third, with 1,199 marks.<ref>"Cadetships in the Royal Navy" (News). ''The Times''. Thursday, 2 July, 1891. Issue '''33366''', col C
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  • ...on]] was split into the Gunnery Division and the [[Torpedo Division (Royal Navy)|Torpedo Division]] ...was given to the newly created '''Director of the Gunnery Division, Naval Staff'''.
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  • ...on]] was split into the Torpedo Division and the [[Gunnery Division (Royal Navy)|Gunnery Division]]. ...was given to the newly created '''Director of the Torpedo Division, Naval Staff'''.
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  • ...20 February, 1862 &ndash; 22 November, 1933) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]]. ...in the Mediterranean from 1877 to 1881. He served as sub-lieutenant in the royal yacht ''Victoria and Albert''. He was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}}
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  • ...etired (9 August, 1859 &ndash; 1 July, 1924) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]]. ...yte|William H. Whyte]], Second-in-Command of the [[Channel Squadron (Royal Navy)|Channel Squadron]].{{NLJul84|p. 144}}
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  • ...o be useful. Its data is reflected in the pages for the [[:Category:Royal Navy Formations|formations]] described. ...ruiser Squadron (Royal Navy)|2nd]] & [[Third Light Cruiser Squadron (Royal Navy)|3rd L.C.S.]] & {{UK-1Fearless}} & 20 destroyers.
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  • ...of the Sea-keeping Fleet and of a better system of training for the Royal Naval Reserve. The elimination of the older vessels, which require the most frequ That the general efficiency of the Navy would be much assisted by the removal of this distinction was to them beyon
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  • ...uis of Battenberg [Actually, Battenberg had commanded the Third and Fourth Divisions], who was going to the Admiralty as First Sea Lord [He was going as Second ...y lieutenant. This will not do when he gets a big fleet. He must trust his staff and captains and if they don't fit he must kick them out! I am sure you wi
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  • ...t, 1917 and emerged from the earlier Signal Section of the [[Admiralty War Staff]] set-up in 1914 under Rear-Admiral [[Sydney Robert Fremantle|Sydney Freman ...ly transferred from Portsmouth to London and attached to the Admiralty War Staff of which it will for the present constitute a Section.<ref>{{TNA|ADM 116/34
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  • ...ed (9 March, 1868 &ndash; 11 December, 1948) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]]. ...detships in the Royal Navy, coming fourth out of his batch of twenty.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). ''The Time
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  • ...at the latest. He also updated Asquith on the progress of plans for a War Staff: ...sociated in a 'War Staff Circle' (or Committee) under the Chief of the War Staff, who will be the servant of the Board of Admiralty as a whole, tho' brought
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  • Jellicoe's intention to combine the positions of First Sea Lord and Chief of Staff can be reliably dated to the end of April, 1917. On 30 April the Prime Min ...Chief of the Staff in place of the old system whereby the Chief of the War Staff was an officer under his immediate orders, interposed, as it were, between
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  • ...position still exists today on the Admiralty Board which directs the Royal Navy. ...he First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff and the [[Deputy Chief of Naval Staff]], were defined in the Board's distribution of business of 27 June as:
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  • ...fficers served in the division during the war.<ref>Black. ''British Naval Staff''. p. 21.</ref> ...[David Richard Beatty, First Earl Beatty|Earl Beatty]], the Chief of Naval Staff, gave his approval on 17 March.<ref>"Organisation of Operations Division."
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  • ...]'s [[Admiralty War Staff]] and successor [[Naval Staff (Royal Navy)|Naval Staff]]. ...aurice|Maurice S. FitzMaurice]], had been additional Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence in the N.I.D.
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  • ...val Staff]]. Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, in response to a proposal from the First Lord, [[Edward Henry Carson, Baro ..., and contained much of the workings of the [[Intelligence Division (Royal Navy)|Intelligence Division]]. At any rate, the section was but a couple of min
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  • A Convoy Section of the Naval Staff had been set up on 25 June, 1917 under Fleet Paymaster [[Henry Wilfred Eldo According to the Staff History, the Convoy Section was constituted as the '''Mercantile Movements
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  • According to Dr. Nicholas Black, thirteen Royal Navy officers served in the '''Minesweeping Division''' during the war.{{BlackNa [[Category:Royal Navy Naval Staff Divisions]]
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  • ...enlargement of the work of the preceding [[Anti-Submarine Committee (Royal Navy)|Anti-Submarine Committee]] to coordinate existing and devise new weapons a According to Dr. Nicholas Black, seventy-seven Royal Navy officers served in the division during the war.{{BlackNavalStaff|p. 21}}
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  • [[Category:Royal Navy Naval Staff Divisions]]
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  • ...gence Division (Royal Navy)|Intelligence Division]] of the [[Admiralty War Staff]]. ...sible for drawing up schemes of mobilisation.<ref>Allen. ''Origins of the Naval Intelligence Department''. p. 73.</ref>
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  • ...that the office of the Admiral of Patrols would be at the Admiralty.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). ''The Time ...name=George Alexander Ballard|nick=George A. Ballard|appt=1 May, 1914<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). ''The Time
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  • ...'' for the office of [[Director of Naval Ordnance (Royal Navy)|Director of Naval Ordnance]]. ...and to consult with him on all points connected with the ''matériel'' of Naval Gunnery, and by direct communications in writing whenever desirable. The c
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  • ==Directors of Training and Staff Duties== <div name=fredbot:officeDir otitle="Director of Training and Staff Duties" nat="UK">
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  • ...onal Archives, Kew; NMM = National Maritime Museum, Greenwich; RNM = Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth; AL = Admiralty Library, Portsmouth; EXC = H.M.S. Excell | TNA||ADM 1/7461B || Study of Naval Tactics. || Courtesy of Stephen McLaughlin.||1900||100||SH
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  • ...[[Gunnery Division (Royal Navy)|Gunnery]] and a [[Torpedo Division (Royal Navy)|Torpedo Division]] in 1920. ....T.D.) He will carry out his duties directly under the the Chief of Naval Staff.<ref>Office Memorandum No. 190 of 27 June, 1918.</ref></blockquote>
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  • Instructions for the [[Naval Ordnance Department (Royal Navy)|Director of Naval Ordnance and Torpedoes]] at the [[Admiralty]]. ...and Fourth Sea Lords fully informed of all details in connection with the Naval Ordnance Service which ought to be brought to their notice respectively.
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  • | ADM 1/7461B || Study of Naval Tactics. || Courtesy of Mr. Steve McLaughlin. || 1900 ...roposals.<br>Docket: Instructions for Mobilising for War.<br>Docket: Royal Naval College Greenwich. Regulations, revised, reprinted & distributed. || 1900
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  • The '''Naval Mobilisation Department''' was a department of the Admiralty from 1909 to 1 ...n Department.{{UKNavalStaff|p. 48}} It became part of the [[Admiralty War Staff]] in 1912.
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  • Instructions for the [[Naval Intelligence Department (Royal Navy)|Director of Naval Intelligence]] at the [[Admiralty]]. ...Department, but the Director of Naval Intelligence will apply to the other Naval Lords on all matters which are connected with their duties in the distribut
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  • ...taff Duties]] were initialled by the [[First Sea Lord]] and Chief of Naval Staff, [[Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss, First Baron Wester Wemyss|Sir Rosslyn E. Wemyss] The attached Memorandum defining the duties of the Director of Training and Staff Duties has been approved by the Board.
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  • Created in 1903, the '''Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve''' provided much of the manpower Britain required to crew ...ere:<ref>''Statement of the First Lord of the Admiralty Explanatory of the Navy Estimates, 1914-1915''. p. 16.</ref>
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  • ...Action]]'' issued in 1914 by the Commander-in-Chief, [[Home Fleets (Royal Navy)|Home Fleets]], Admiral [[George Astley Callaghan|Sir George A. Callaghan]] In carrying out the intentions of the Admiral, commanders of squadrons, divisions or subdivisions should be given a wide discretion as to the conduct of the
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  • ...ontroller of Victualling, Director of Transport Service, Controller of the Navy, Medical Director General, Registrar of Contracts, Hydrographer, War Depart ...ook containing Squadron letters, Memos to Ascension and Senior Officers of Divisions. 1866-1867.
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  • ...a division of the [[Naval Staff (Royal Navy)|Naval Staff]] of the [[Royal Navy]]. [[Category:Royal Navy Naval Staff Divisions]]
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  • ...a division of the [[Naval Staff (Royal Navy)|Naval Staff]] of the [[Royal Navy]]. [[Category:Royal Navy Naval Staff Divisions]]
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  • ...(Royal Navy)|Historical Section]] of the [[Naval Staff (Royal Navy)|Naval Staff]].
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  • ...storical monographs. Established in 1920, it is an ancestor of the present Naval Historical Branch. ...uired by the Staff College".<ref>''Distribution of the Duties of the Naval Staff''. p. 13.</ref>
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  • ...John Ayscough, with commissions, one of Hawkins Godolphin Ayscough, Lt in ROYAL WILLIAM, 1836, and one of Adm Ayscough as Rear-Adm, 1841. M.J. Abbs, MBE: memoirs of naval and coastguard service, 1893-1946, written at the time of his retirement, (
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