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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:20 pm 
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I am looking for reference such as maps and pictures of the Fleet Review held at Spithead in June 1897 on the occasion of Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee. Is there anything out there apart from a simple search on the web?
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I suspect that RA Burt's British Battleships 1889-1906 has some pictures of individual ships present - my copy isn't handy but I can check it this weekend.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:22 am 
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I checked my copy of the RA Burt book. There are individual photos of Collingwood, Devastation and one of the Majestic class at the 1897 Jubilee. These are individual ship photos, I didn't see any wider shots of the fleet. Friedman's Victorian battleships book has a famous painting of the Jubilee on the inside cover, for whatever that's worth.


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