HMS Marlborough - 13.5 inch shell being hoisted aboard
HMS Marlborough - 13.5 inch shell being hoisted aboard. HMS Marlborough was an Iron Duke-class battleship of the British Royal Navy, named in honour of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. Built at Devonport Royal Dockyard between January 1912 and June 1914 and entered service just prior to First World War. Assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet after the war, Marlborough took part in the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War (in the Black Sea 191920). She was also involved in the Greco-Turkish War. Date: 1923
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Crown Devon china mug with flags of the Allies
'Crown Devon (S. Fielding & Co., Stoke on Trent) china mug. Transfer shows Britannia and the flags of the Allies with a Dove of Peace and the words 'Liberty, Justice, Truth, Honour.' Transfer on the other side reads - Sir David Beatty's Historic Signal - 'The German flag is to be hauled down at Sunset today, and is not to be hoisted again with permission.'War Declared against Germany, August 4th 1914. General Armistice signed Nov. 11th 1918. Peace Signed June 28th 1919. Commemorative Ware'
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