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"The supremacy of the navy", 10 Feb 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/43/41-42

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Article from the Times reporting WSC's visit to Glasgow and relaying the text of WSC's speech [WSC's first major speech as First Lord of the Admiralty] on naval defence, to the Clyde Navigation Trustees, 9 Feb 1912 [Glasgow, Scotland]. Notes that during the visit Annie Grieg of the Suffrage Union smashed the glass of a car she mistakenly thought WSC was travelling in. WSC's speech covered subjects including: the strength of the Royal Navy and plans for the future; the British and German navies; and naval building. Printed. Two copies of article.


  • 10 Feb 1912

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2 folio(s)

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Complete Speeches II, pp.1909-14

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