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The Battlecruiser Duel 8. Standing into Danger III: THE UNDERLYING REASON WHY 9. The Long Calm Lee of Trafalgar 10. Sir George Tryon舗s Action Principles 11. Meanwhile, by Royal Appointment 12. Nemesis 13. Court-Martial 14. Their Lordships舗 Predicament 15. Counter-Reformation 16. Regulate Britannia 17. Ordo ab Chao 18. An Example to Our Countrymen 19. Commence Hostilities Against Germany IV: BRINGING SCHEER TO JELLICOE 20. Utmost Speed 21. The Clash of Battle-Fleets 22. Night Inaction V: AFTERMATH 23.

Secondly, by pushing and pulling at the contents, she was able to afford me the chance to include a coveted appendix on Jellicoe舗s battlefleet 舖deployment舗 decision, which was debarred from the original edition by space and haste. This insertion, a new Appendix V, has caused the original incumbent of that position to become Appendix VI. 舡 The 29,000-ton battleship commissioned into the Royal Navy on August the 19th, 1915, in Clydebank, was named after an admiral with no major sea battles to his credit.

Some didn舗t bother for months on end. For officers there was a golf-course of sorts on Flotta, each hole of which was landscaped and maintained by a battleship. And some captains and admirals found therapy in digging unlikely patches of vegetable garden, while others therapeutically watched their cox舗ns do the digging for them. But officers were hardly better off than the lower-deck, a factor which maintained esprit de corps in the face of unrelenting boredom. They made their own amusements. 舡 They tried their hand with home-made lobster-pots, catapulted seagulls, learned languages, took music lessons, played ragtime, staged amateur dramatics, and got morose.

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