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1897 - Diamond Jubilee Fleet Review

Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Fleet Review of 173 major warships in 5 lines of ships, 7 miles long. HMS Active became the last full-rigged ship to sail out of Portsmouth Harbour. Charles Parsons steamed his revolutionary vessel “Turbinia” through the fleet at an unprecedented 34 knots. The first major ship to use the steam turbine was HMS “Dreadnought” (see 1905). .

1897 - Diamond Jubilee Fleet Review