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Where is Jackie Fisher?
As a member of the Fish Pond, I have to ask "Where is Jackie?" I'm not looking for Charles Beresford. Yes, I'm not a Brit and therefore not really qualified to comment on the wisdom of cutting the QEs but no one can foresee the future with clarity. Beresford wanted the traditional British battleship, not Fisher's Dreadnought. Sure, Dreadnoughts were far more expensive to build and that expense didn't even count the need to provide larger dockyards and facilities for the much larger ships. However, the Royal Navy had them when it mattered. I think the RN needs the ability to take independent action if the need arises. Even one big deck carrier gives her this ability. After all, it is the ROYAL NAVY By Gawd!
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