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  • :''Vice-Admirals''.—To be retired so soon as five years have elapsed since their last " Se ...l be allowed to hold an appointment or appointments that may be defined by us to be " Shore Employment" for more than five consecutive years, or, in the
    7 KB (1,227 words) - 07:11, 27 November 2014
  • ...ce four destroyers came in sight - the sun had appeared and coming towards us at full speed they really made a wonderful picture.' One of the destroyers
    14 KB (2,238 words) - 18:57, 19 January 2018
  • ...d them to him. It would for one thing lead to his getting far afield from us which is wrong & in thick weather might be almost disastrous. I am still p
    9 KB (1,636 words) - 10:59, 18 April 2014
  • ...saved the money. Certainly the proverbial little cherub was looking after us marvellously. This electric gear remained in the ''Invincible'' for some t
    20 KB (3,168 words) - 12:34, 21 October 2019
  • ...James|William M. James]], who noted in his memoirs that Bentinck was "with us for a few weeks."<ref>James. ''The Sky was Always Blue''. p. 86.</ref>
    13 KB (2,012 words) - 10:18, 2 December 2018
  • ...Battleship Division 7 when Vice Admiral McDonald transferred his flag to {{US-Wyoming}} and Rear Admiral Josiah S. McKean broke his flag on board as comm {{CatShipDreadnought|US}}
    15 KB (2,204 words) - 16:53, 27 May 2020
  • ..., when Admiral [[Henry Thomas Mayo|Henry T. Mayo]] shifted his flag from {{US-Wyoming}} to ''Pennsylvania''. In January 1917, ''Pennsylvania'' steamed f ...ranklin K. Lane, and Senator Champ Clark, and then put to sea. At 10:00 {{US-Oklahoma}} was sighted with ''George Washington'' flying the President's fl
    9 KB (1,240 words) - 09:11, 11 June 2020
  • ...and had many irons in the fire in and outside the Admiralty and barked at us if papers came to him which were merely routine but papers would not go thr
    49 KB (7,847 words) - 13:58, 22 March 2020
  • ..., "The matter of submarine boats cannot be ignored and must be taken up by us. Our first want is a design."<ref>Kerr Minute of 22 May, 1900. The Nation ...e too heavily as it must first be in the dark, nor until experience points us in the direction in which we should work.<ref name=20Jan01>Kerr Memorandum.
    14 KB (2,148 words) - 11:22, 23 February 2020
  • ...humourous. I remember his delight in feeding the birds when he stayed with us at Chillingham, and his complaint, one morning, on going out-doors after br
    17 KB (2,757 words) - 08:52, 12 May 2020
  • ...made the identification, it came as a great shock to them. There had been US newspaper reports that Invincible had been sent south, but Spee was unaware
    24 KB (3,726 words) - 19:22, 9 January 2020
  • ...ion that was necessary for the problem which at the moment was confronting us.<br>However, Churchill would not be moved, and Asquith yielded to him.<ref>
    14 KB (2,228 words) - 18:39, 22 March 2018
  • ...fine silhouette for the enemy, as some of our ships on the reverse side of us were clearly visible against the bright sunlit sky.
    9 KB (1,416 words) - 13:07, 13 April 2017
  • ...efore we could fire had to check fire owing to " Iron Duke " again masking us. By the time we had cleared, enemy had disappeared in the smoke. She was
    5 KB (864 words) - 21:38, 18 October 2014
  • <blockquote>Commander L, arrived from England and joined us at Zanzibar. He was an enormously fat man and joined with only the two top
    17 KB (2,614 words) - 11:26, 7 August 2020
  • ...the ordinary course of events. He laughed at the armed guard and assured us that he hadn't a scratch on his whole body, and that he merely – as he pu
    8 KB (1,272 words) - 09:06, 7 August 2019
  • ...and Lord Morley noted, "Sir A. Wilsonstrikes me, and I think the others of us, as much the best-balanced sort of man, to say nothing of his having proved
    49 KB (7,826 words) - 07:41, 4 September 2019
  • ...of a naval officer's career. Many months before it came to an end most of us were longing to finish it and get away to a seagoing life with all its anti
    19 KB (2,758 words) - 17:43, 7 December 2018
  • ...Of the ship's Naval Instructor Oliver recalled, "He never tried to teach us."<ref>Oliver. '''I'''. f. 6.</ref> He was rated Midshipman on 31 January
    22 KB (3,238 words) - 09:12, 28 April 2020
  • ...ly, and has the 2nd Class of the Order of the Rising Sun of Japan, and the US of America Distinguished Service Medal; awarded Beaufort Testimonial, 1888;
    21 KB (3,065 words) - 10:36, 24 August 2018

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