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Sir George Warrender, 7th Baronet - 1914 Kiel Review
... The objective was to show off the modern British ships, and also inspect the German fleet ... Hase was required to write a report about Warrender and other British officers he met, and later wrote a book describing the visit ... This ship became the centre of high society for the occasion ...
Shap Ng-tsai - End of Pirate Career
... Shap Ng-tsai was blamed for sinking an American ship and three British ships carrying opium in the spring of 1849 ... That September, a squadron of British ships went to Tien-pai and found 100 captured ships there held for ransom, but failed to find the main pirate ... Then in October, three British ships and eight Qing navy junks pursued the pirates to the islands and channels of Haiphong, Vietnam and fought the pirates for three ...
Battle Of Tory Island - Battle of Tory Island
... During the night, Bompart attempted to decoy the British by sending the schooner Biche with orders for the frigate RĂ©solue, commanding Captain Jean-Pierre Bargeau to beach his ship and fire flares in ... order was never carried out, and in the morning Warren was still hard behind Bompart, whose ships were now sailing in two uneven lines ... The other British ships were scattered throughout this formation except Anson, which was wallowing to the rear, far out of sight ...
Battle Of Cape Ortegal - Prelude - Baker Sights The French
... There were a number of British ships and squadrons already in the bay, and on the look out for French ships ... currently cruising in the Atlantic, raiding British shipping ... One of the British ships sent out on patrol was the 36-gun HMS Phoenix, under the command of Captain Thomas Baker ...
SMS Oldenburg (1910) - Service History - World War I - Battle of Jutland
... Grand Fleet and destroy it before the main British fleet could retaliate ... During the operation, Oldenburg was the fourth ship in the I Division of I Squadron and the twelfth ship in the line, directly astern of her sister ship Helgoland and ahead of Posen ... Shortly before 1600, the battlecruisers of I Scouting Group encountered the British 1st Battlecruiser Squadron under the command of David Beatty ...

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