BERMUDA: Greeting the Fleet

The occasion was one to stir the hearts of all the Queen's loyal subjects in Bermuda, certainly the oldest and quite possibly the stuffiest colony in the whole glamorous, dwindling British Empire. A gleaming, 25-ship fleet of the British and Canadian navies lay at anchor in Hamilton Harbor, and no less a personage than the First Lord of the Admiralty, the Earl of Selkirk, flew in to observe the joint maneuvers. Next day the representatives of empire received an editorial greeting from the daily Mid-Ocean News, which publishes most official notices and...

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