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(Untitled), 12 Jan 1915

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/6

Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, on desirability of misleading the enemy about future destination of Battle Cruisers, ordering HMS "Invincible" to return to Britain, but this was to be kept secret and the impression given that the ship was proceeding to join the North America Squadron, and HMS "Inflexible to relieve HMS "Indefatigable" at the Dardanelles. Stating that when she sailed it should be ostensibly for the West Indies but that she should return eastward during darkness [typescript copy].

Dates

  • 12 Jan 1915

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Crown

Extent

1 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English

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