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The Great War: Navy


The widespread introduction of modern communication techniques such as radio and sonar greatly changed the way Naval forces where used in the Great War. Gallipoli, on the northern bank of the Dardanelles, and Dogger Bank in the North Sea, where the location for some of the biggest navel battles of the Great War. Naval blockades nearly lost, and in turn, helped win the war, as each side attempted to stop all supplies reaching their intended destinations.

Sir Richard Webb

Sir Richard Webb

1870-1950
Rear-Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir William Jock Whitworth

Sir William Jock Whitworth

1884-1973
Admiral
Sitter in 12 portraits
Bentinck John Davies Yelverton

Bentinck John Davies Yelverton

1862-1959
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits