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Warships no 194

In this 44 page issue, Derek Waller continues his exploration of the archives recording the Allied discussions regarding disposal of surrendered German Navy ships in 1945-46. His comprehensive review notes the difficulties with the Russians, especially over the destruction of captured U-boats. Ian Buxton continues with his recording the output of gun mountings ordered from Vickers-Armstrongs at Barrow from 1934 …

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41st WSS Annual Naval Meeting – 1st June 2019

To be held in the Bristol Commonwealth Society, 14 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PD from 10.30 – 17.00 PROGRAMME 10.30 Coffee 10.40 Pre-meeting quiz answers 11.00 (1) Twelfth DK Brown Lecture: Dr Richard Hammond: British Perceptions of the Italian Navy 1935 – 1943. 12.10 (2) Dr Innes McCartney: Scapa 1919: The Archaeology of a Scuttled Fleet. 13.10 LUNCH 13.45 …

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Isle of Mann branch closure

The branch had its final meeting in April 2019. This was presented by our long standing and excellent friend, Jim Charnock, who, as ever, entertained us very well. Thanks again to everyone involved in the society and we wish you continued success for the future. We have had a branch on the island for over 50 years and have received …

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