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1912 - Launch of IRON DUKE

12th October. The cradle of the Dreadnoughts added yet one more leviathan to the Royal Navy when the Duchess of Wellington launched the battleship Iron Duke from No 5 slipway watched and cheered by a crowd of over 60.000 people. She was to become flagship of the Grand Fleet under command of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe.

1912 - Launch of IRON DUKE