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(Untitled), 02 Mar 1912 - 05 Mar 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/14/67-85

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Letter from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher (Hotel Excelsior, Naples [Italy]) to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on subjects including: relations with Germany; praising WSC's speech in Glasgow [Scotland] on Naval Defence [to the Clyde Navigation Trustees, 9 February]; criticising the visit by 1st Lord Haldane [Secretary of State for War] to Germany; warship design and construction, particularly of the "Super-Swift" and "Super-Active" classes; the importance of aircraft and submarines; with postscript stressing the importance of gunnery, and criticising the abolition of the annual Gun Layers Test. Also includes press cuttings on the German Defence Bills, withdrawing from the Mediterranean and naval training. [Typescript copy at CHAR 13/16/33-40].


  • Creation: 02 Mar 1912 - 05 Mar 1912

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