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By Mick French,Ian Johnston

HMS Ramillies was once the final battleship to hitch the Grand Fleet in 1917 and survived to struggle within the moment global struggle. even though the send didn't make headlines, she was once actively hired from begin to end, or even survived being torpedoed by means of a eastern submarine. during this admire she was once commonplace instead of remarkable yet, like every huge send, to her group she was once special – she used to be definitely the single send in British naval background whose captain wore a grass skirt into conflict (honouring a Maori trust that the send might come to no damage whereas he did so; Ramillies survived the war).

This e-book, produced with the complete cooperation of the HMS Ramillies organization, is a tribute to the send in phrases and pictures, deftly assembled from a mix of interviews with surviving team individuals, and thoroughly researched diaries and written bills by means of these hooked up with the send, together with HRH the Duke of Edinburgh for whom Ramillies used to be his first send. Many own picture albums have been unearthed to supply formerly unpublished illustrations, which upload an additional measurement to a shiny photograph of naval existence in an almost-forgotten era.

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