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  • ...imperial throne in 1889, he embarked on a continuous expansion of the navy to serve as an instrument of German foreign policy. From 1897 he was aided by ...icials of the Navy, and receives a direct oath of allegiance, an oath also to be sworn by the other ranks.<br><br>The Port of Kiel and the Jadehafen [Wil
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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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  • Captain [[Cecil Frederick Dampier|Cecil F. Dampier]] was appointed to ''Victory'' for command of ''Audacious'' on 30 May, 1913.<ref>Dampier Servi ...gun trials, with the torpedo trials expecte3d on 5 August before returning to Birkenhead.<ref>"Naval And Military Intelligence." ''The Times'' (London,
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  • Re-commissioned on 4 January 1923 at Portsmouth to become part of the {{UK-BS|1}} in 1925.{{NLApr25|pp. 216, 217}} ...any special attachment or claim they had to the item(s) applied for.{{ToL|Ships' Bells for Sale|Saturday, Aug 10, 1935; pg. 6; Issue 47139}}
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  • ...coast bombardment vessels to harass Germans on the Belgian coast, in order to frustrate their making naval use of it. All battleships were required eithe ...esident of the Bethlehem Steel Company paid a call at the Admiralty to try to sell armaments. It transpired that he had eight 14-inch guns of the latest
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  • ...ass Battlecruiser (1907)|her class]] of three, and the first battlecruiser to be built by any country. After an initial period of near-continual modific ...nn'', and stood by until the lifeboat ''John Birch'' arrived from Yarmouth to take the brigantine in tow. She was commissioned into the fleet on 20 March
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  • ...out of reserve until the [[First World War|Great War]]. She was relegated to secondary duties when recommissioned and for the Dardanelles Campaign she w ...struction was rumoured to have been delayed by armour plate being diverted to the construction of {{UK-Magnificent|f=p}} at [[Chatham Royal Dockyard]].
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  • ...tColl|p. 31}} As a consequence, she did not resemble contemporary British ships. ''Triumph'' served in China until 1915 and then moved to the Mediterranean.{{DittColl|p. 31}}
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  • ...Channel Fleet, ''King Edward VII'' underwent a refit from 13 December 1907 to 24 February 1908.<ref>Report from Charles Beresford dated 18 April 1908 in ...replace them and coat bottom. The Vice-Admiral's flag was briefly shifted to {{UK-Dominion}}.<ref>"Grand Fleet Operations - Narrative of Events." Jelli
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  • <div name=fredbot:career>{{ShipCareer|fullname=H.M.S. ''Tiger'' (1913)|fate2=to Ward, Inverkeithing{{DittColl|p. 35}} ...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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  • ...while being driven at 30 knots when the wind force was 6-8 (Strong Breeze to a Gale). The damage was: ...oil-fuel tanks and reserve feed tanks and reserve feed tanks were reported to be leaking.</blockquote>
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  • ...ating Midshipman, which rank he was rated on 18 October. He was appointed to the frigate ''Ariadne'', which cruised the Atlantic and Mediterranean for a Bayly was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 10 August, 1881.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [ht
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  • ...Lord]] from 1915 to 1916 during the [[First World War]] and being promoted to the rank of {{FleetRN}} in 1919. ...was born on 21 January, 1855, at Rectory House, Darfield, South Yorkshire, to Mr. Henry Jackson of Cudworth, a relatively well-off linen manufacturer and
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  • ...ile still on the Active List. After retiring from the Navy he was elected to the Vere Harmsworth Chair of Imperial and Naval History at the University o ...35743 ''Oxford Dictionary of National Biography''.] Subscription required to view article.</ref> Herbert had first developed an interest in joining the
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  • ...-Churchill régime. A modest man, he refused a Peerage and only succeeded to the Wilson Baronetcy after the death of his brother in 1919. ...o, vicar of Swaffham, 1799–1845. Wilson attended Eton College from 1852 to 1855; he entered the navy in 1855, and was immediately employed on active s
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  • ...but he enjoyed almost universal respect because he would never ask anyone to perform a task he himself could not do. ...Arbuthnot was appointed to the ''Northumberland'', until he was appointed to the ''Amethyst'' on 21 March, off Brazil.
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  • ...from service in the Battle Fleet though it was technically still attached to the Grand Fleet. of the squadron would be increased from six battleships to eight as new ships joined the Fleet.<ref>''Hansard''. [
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  • ...He became a signals specialist and was appointed secretary of a committee to revise the navy's signal book and later served as Second-in-Command of the ...under training there. In 1912 he was promoted to Flag Rank and from 1913 to 1915 was Rear-Admiral in the [[First Battle Squadron (Royal Navy)|First Bat
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  • ...ost touch with the German fleet as night fell. Sir Martyn Jerram declined to remain in command after [[David Richard Beatty, First Earl Beatty|Sir David ...ver to the {{UK-BS|1}}, and the two pre-dreadnoughts have been booted over to the {{UK-BS|4}}.<ref>Handwritten notes in Albert Francis Barclay Bridges pa
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