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(Untitled), 02 Mar 1912 - 05 Mar 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/16/33-40

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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 report of press cutting on the German Defence Bills. [Typescript copy; original at CHAR 13/14/67-85].


  • Creation: 02 Mar 1912 - 05 Mar 1912

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