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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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