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8th Battle Squadron

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The 8th Battle Squadron was a squadron of the British Royal Navy assembled prior to the beginning of World War One it was later assigned to the Third Fleet the squadron consisted of pre-dreadnought type battleships it existed from 1912 to 1914. [1]

8 relations: HMNB Devonport, Pre-dreadnought battleship, Robert Hornby, Royal Navy, Squadron (naval), Third Fleet (United Kingdom), World War I, 7th Battle Squadron.

HMNB Devonport

Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport (HMNB Devonport), is the largest naval base in Western Europe and is the sole nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy.

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Pre-dreadnought battleship

Pre-dreadnought battleships were sea-going battleships built between the mid- to late 1880s and 1905, before the launch of.

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Robert Hornby

Admiral Robert Stewart Phipps Hornby, CMG (9 July 1866 – 13 August 1956) was a Royal Navy officer who briefly served as Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies Station in 1915.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Squadron (naval)

A squadron, or naval squadron, is a significant group of warships which is nonetheless considered too small to be designated a fleet.

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Third Fleet (United Kingdom)

The Third Fleet was a reserve formation of the Royal Navy that briefly existed before the First World War.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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7th Battle Squadron

The 7th Battle Squadron was a squadron of the British Royal Navy assembled prior to World War One it was assigned to the Third Fleet and consisted of pre-dreadnought type battleships the oldest ships in fleet it existed from 1912 to 1914.

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Rear-Admiral Commanding 8th Battle Squadron.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Battle_Squadron

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