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The intended outline of the [[Royal Navy]]'s '''Annual Manoeuvres of 1912''' were outlined in ''The Times'' in mid-July.{{ToL|The Naval Manoeuvres|Monday, July 15, 1912, Issue 39951, p.8}}
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The Blue Force, consisting of 26 battleships, 21 armoured and six protected cruisers under the command of [[Prince Louis of Battenberg]] would be the defending force.  The Red Force, under [[George Astley Callaghan|George Callaghan]], would be the attacking force and would consist of 15 battleships, ten armoured and three protected cruisers.
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A story from 22 July reported that the Red Force had been substantially successful in its attempts to land an invadig cforce at an unfortified port on the east coast.{{ToL|The Naval Manoeuvres|Monday, July 22, 1912, Issue 39957, p.5}}
  
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A review of the ''Navy List'' and Service Records of the men involved seems to indicate that those who received the temporary command appointments often used in manoeuvres were dated 22 July, 1890.  The manoeuvres seemed to commence shortly after 29 July, with the two fleets departing Portland and to conclude around 20 August. -->
 
 
==Order of Battle==
 
==Order of Battle==
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I have yet to locate a comprehensive list of the ships involved.
  
 
==Footnotes==
 
==Footnotes==

Latest revision as of 16:15, 19 August 2019

The intended outline of the Royal Navy's Annual Manoeuvres of 1912 were outlined in The Times in mid-July.[1]

The Blue Force, consisting of 26 battleships, 21 armoured and six protected cruisers under the command of Prince Louis of Battenberg would be the defending force. The Red Force, under George Callaghan, would be the attacking force and would consist of 15 battleships, ten armoured and three protected cruisers.

A story from 22 July reported that the Red Force had been substantially successful in its attempts to land an invadig cforce at an unfortified port on the east coast.[2]

Order of Battle

I have yet to locate a comprehensive list of the ships involved.

Footnotes

  1. "The Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Monday, July 15, 1912, Issue 39951, p.8.
  2. "The Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Monday, July 22, 1912, Issue 39957, p.5.


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