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"It is upon the Navy
under the good Providence of God
that the Wealth, Safety and
Strength of the Kingdom
do chiefly depend"
(Articles of War, 3rd Version, 1661)
The Pirates have the freedom of the Seas, again,
so what happened to Rule Britannia?
I see no ships being built!
But there are Billions available for the European Parliament!
"William Pitt" circa 1805.
"England has saved herself by her exertions, and will, as I trust, save Europe by her example"
© of Bill Hartland ® Editor
This page was last updated: November 25, 2013
Picture below, reproduced here for the benefit of the FWT
Time shown is London United Kingdom
Music in this presentation is a March in Honour of Dunkirk Veterans.
Please see images entered below, and also the Colour Print of HMS Gambia off Gibraltar.....
Maybe some of you Old Salts will recall this exercise, and the manning of the Mast, while I played some Slow March for you in the freezing temperatures of those days?????