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Ships flying American flag, Brest, France, WWI.

NHHC photo no. NH 121653. Ships flying American flag by bridge in Brest, France, during World War I. Download image.

The War Begins

Navy Operations

Allied Cooperation

  • "Bayly’s  Navy." In this contribution originally published in 1980 by the Naval Historical Foundation, World War I destroyerman Vice Admiral Walter S. Delany, USN (Ret.), describes Allied escort and antisubmarine operations carried out from the Royal Navy's Queenstown, Ireland, base under the command of Admiral Sir Lewis Bayly, RN, Commander in Chief, Western Approaches.

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Published: Mon Jul 30 08:49:53 EDT 2018