GREAT BRITAIN: Naval Occasion

Comfortably seated by their radios last week, hundreds of thousands of Britons waited patiently for a description of the second most important event of the Coronation season, the fireworks and illumination of the greatest naval review since the World War. For the scene of the broadcast, British Broadcasting Corp. had chosen the most hallowed deck in the Royal Navy, Nelson's flagship the Victory in whose cockpit he died, lying in dry-dock at Portsmouth, two miles from the five-mile quadruple row of 160 of the world's fighting ships (see map). For announcer the...

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