Royal Navy

Seventy-two ironclads swept past the visiting Dominion Premiers at Spithead, the roadstead off Portsmouth. It was the first Royal Naval review to be held since July, 1914. It was also said to have been " the smallest number of naval vessels mustered at a formal British Fleet review."

Most of the ships which took part were built during the War, the oldest ship being the Queen Elizabeth, which tested its guns on the Dardanelles forts in 1915.

Compared with the 1914 review, 47 less battleships, two less battle cruisers, 14 less light cruisers took...

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