Admiralty

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The Admiralty: The chief Government office in "Whitehall, London, S.W., where the business of the British Navy is centred. It is in touch by wireless telegraphy, with all ships within the range of call. The First Lord of the Admiralty (Mr. Winston Churchill) is in charge, and is responsible to Parliament for its control. [1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.144.

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