The Daily Telegraph



It may have been noticed that for several days past the Admiralty have ceased publishing the movements of His Majesty’s ships in the Mediterran­ean, this being the usual precaution during a period of “strained relations.” But it may be safely assumed that the Commander-in-chief has concentrat­ed all the available units under his command in the areas threatened by the latest developmen­ts of Kemalist policy. A large number of ships have, it is common knowledge in naval circles, steamed to Constantin­ople in readiness for any eventualit­ies, and other units have assembled in adjacent waters so as to be handy to carry out any orders which may be desirable.

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