Foreign News: Sabotage

Next to "mutiny," the word the Royal Navy least likes to utter is "sabotage." Last week the Admiralty, omitting details, tersely noted that sabotage had just damaged the electrical system of the cruiser Cumberland, and that sabotage recently damaged the electrical systems of the battleship Royal Oak and the submarine Oberon. "It would not be in the public interest," concluded the Admiralty, "to make any statement further."

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