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8th Cruiser Squadron

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The 8th Cruiser Squadron was a temporary formation of cruisers of the British Royal Navy from 1912 to 1914. [1]

19 relations: Admiral of Patrols, Alban Curteis, British Empire, Charles Kennedy-Purvis, Commander-in-Chief, North American Station, Cruiser, Cyril Fuller, James Fergusson (Royal Navy officer), John de Robeck, Matthew Best (Royal Navy officer), North America and West Indies Station, Reginald Drax, Royal Navy, Sidney Meyrick, Third Fleet (United Kingdom), United Kingdom, Vernon Haggard, Walter Cowan, 9th Cruiser Squadron.

Admiral of Patrols

The Admiral of Patrols was a former command appointment within the Admiralty during world war one usually held by a junior flag officer the post was established from 1912 to 1916.

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Alban Curteis

Admiral Sir Alban Thomas Buckley Curteis KCB CVO DSO (13 January 1887 – 27 November 1961) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Senior British Naval Officer, Western Atlantic.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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Charles Kennedy-Purvis

Admiral Sir Charles Edward Kennedy-Purvis (2 May 1884 – 26 May 1946) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Deputy First Sea Lord.

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Commander-in-Chief, North American Station

The Commander-in-Chief, North American Station commanded the North America and West Indies Station of the Royal Navy.

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Cruiser

A cruiser is a type of warship.

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Cyril Fuller

Admiral Sir Cyril Thomas Moulden Fuller KCB CMG DSO (1874–1942) was a senior Royal Navy officer who went on to be Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel.

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James Fergusson (Royal Navy officer)

Admiral Sir James Andrew Fergusson, (16 April 1871 – 13 April 1942) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, America and West Indies Station.

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John de Robeck

Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Michael de Robeck, 1st Baronet, (10 June 1862 – 20 January 1928) was Royal Navy officer.

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Matthew Best (Royal Navy officer)

Admiral The Honourable Sir Matthew Robert Best & Bar, MVO (18 June 1878 – 13 October 1940) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, America and West Indies Station.

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North America and West Indies Station

The North America and West Indies Station was a formation or command of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy stationed in North American waters from 1745 to 1956.

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Reginald Drax

Admiral the Hon.

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Royal Navy

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

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Sidney Meyrick

Admiral Sir Sidney Julius Meyrick KCB (28 March 1879 – 18 December 1973) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, America and West Indies Station.

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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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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Vernon Haggard

Admiral Sir Vernon Harry Stuart Haggard, KCB, CMG (28 October 1874 – 30 January 1960) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, America and West Indies Station.

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Walter Cowan

Admiral Sir Walter Henry Cowan, 1st Baronet, KCB, DSO & Bar, MVO (11 June 1871 – 14 February 1956), known as Tich Cowan, was a British Royal Navy admiral who saw service in both World War I and World War II; in the latter he was one of the oldest British servicemen on active duty.

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9th Cruiser Squadron

The 9th Cruiser Squadron was a formation of cruisers of the British Royal Navy from 1912 to 1919 and again from 1939 to 1940.

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Rear-Admiral Commanding, 8th Cruiser Squadron, Vice-Admiral Commanding, 8th Cruiser Squadron.

References

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

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