asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if the date for the coming naval mobilisation and review by His Majesty at Spithead is definitely fixed for 18th July; what is the number and description of each class of vessel which will be assembled there for review; if any provision is contemplated whereby Members of both Houses of Parliament can be present at this review as in former years; if he will place in the Tea Room a chart showing the position of the ships; if he will state if the regulations which yachts, passenger vessels, and other merchant ships will have to obey during the review have yet been issued; and, if not, how soon they will be available?
- You can help. If you would like to contribute in creating articles and maintaining pages, please contact the webmaster.
- If you would like to adopt a warship or person and help maintain the relevant pages, again, please contact the webmaster.
Royal Naval Periods
|Period one of Royal Naval History||- 1600c||From the earliest beginnings to the sixteenth century.|
|Period two of Royal Naval History||1600c - 1642||From the beginning of the sixteenth century to the commencement of the Civil War in 1642.|
|Period three of Royal Naval History||1642 - 1660||The Cromwellian Era, from 1642 to 1660. Dutch and Spanish Wars.|
|Period four of Royal Naval History||1661 - 1688||The Restoration Era, from 1660 to 1688. French, Danish, Dutch, Spanish and Algerine Wars.|
|Period five of Royal Naval History||1689 - 1744||The Era of William III. and Anne, from 1688 to 1744. French Wars.|
|Period six of Royal Naval History||1745 - 1756||The Era 1714 to 1756. Spanish and French Wars.|
|Period seven of Royal Naval History||1757 - 1774||The Era 1756 to 1774. French and Spanish Wars.|
|Period eight of Royal Naval History||1775 -1793||The Era of American Revolution, from 1774 to 1793. American, French, Spanish and Dutch Wars.|
|Period nine of Royal Naval History||1794 - 1802||The Era of French Revolution, from 1793 to 1802. French and Spanish Wars.|
|Period ten of Royal Naval History||1803 - 1815||The Napoleonic Era, from 1802, to 1815. French and Spanish Wars.|
|Period eleven of Royal Naval History||1816 - 1854||The Long Peace, from 1815 to 1854.|
|Period twelve of Royal Naval History||1855 - 1860||The Russian War and Indian Mutiny, from 1854 to 1860.|
|Period thirteen of Royal Naval History||1861 - 1891||The Era of the New Industrial Navy, from 1860 to 1891.|
|Period fourteenth of Royal Naval History||1892 - 1905||Pre-dreadnaught Era, from 1890 to 1905.|
|Period fifteenth of Royal Naval History||1906 -1916||The Era of the Dreadnaught battle-ships, from 1906 to the end of World War 1, 1916.|
|Period sixteenth of Royal Naval History||1917 - 1946||Inter-war years and World War Two, from 1917 to 1946.|
|Period seventeenth of Royal Naval History||1947 - 1970||Post World War II, from 1946 to 1970's. Cold War Period, the advancement of anti-submarine warships with advanced frigate deployments. Nuclear Fleet and Ballistic submarines are developed.|
|Period eighteenth of Royal Naval History||1970 - 2000||1970's - End of the Century - This period saw the end of steam propulsion and the development of the marine gas turbines. Less crew complement and advanced development in electronics.|
|Period nineteenth of Royal Naval History||2000 -||21st Century and the immediate future - New generation of Daring class destroyers. Fleet carriers and assult ships in build progress. Ships of the future.|