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Singapore Naval Base and the defence of Britain"s eastern empire, 1919-1941

by Neidpath, James Lord

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore Naval Base (Singapore),
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Singapore Naval Base (Singapore) -- History.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Asia -- Defenses.,
    • Great Britain -- Defenses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames Neidpath.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVA459.S5 N44 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 296 p. ;
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3870316M
      ISBN 100198224745
      LC Control Number81193142

      In Hitler went to war not just with Great Britain; he also went to war with the whole of the British Empire, the greatest empire that there had ever been. In the years since that empire has disappeared, and the crucial fact that the British Empire fought together as a whole during the war has been forgotten. All the parts of the empire joined the struggle and were involved in it from.   To understand the Battle for Singapore you need to know about the battle for Malaya and the personalities involved. This book gives the story and an insight into the commanders in the field and leave you with a better understanding of "how". A story probably better known in Australia than UK, which is Reviews:

      It invaded Manchuria in , China in (including Korea) and French Indochina (modern day Vietnam) in This brought the Japanese to the borders of Malaya. Malaya was part of the British Empire. At the southern tip of Malaya was the island and naval base of Singapore, the most important base in the British Empire outside Britain itself. By it had flooded French Indochina (today Vietnam) with troops. This brought the Japanese to the borders of Malaya. Malaya was part of the British Empire. At the southern tip of Malaya was the island and naval base of Singapore, the most important base in the British Empire outside Britain itself. More.

      found: His The Singapore naval base & the defence of Britain's eastern empire, , t.p. (James Neidpath) Brit. CIP data (Neidpath, James, Lord). The Rise and Fall of the Singapore Naval Base, Shoe String Pr Inc, January ISBN / ; James Neidpath. Singapore Naval Base and the Defence of Britain's Eastern Empire, Clarendon Pr, January ISBN /


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Singapore Naval Base and the defence of Britain's eastern empire, p. Thesis (Ph.D.). The Singapore strategy was a naval defence policy of the British Singapore Naval Base and the defence of Britains eastern empire that evolved in a series of war plans from to It aimed to deter aggression by the Empire of Japan by providing for a base for a fleet of the Royal Navy in the Far East, able to intercept and defeat a Japanese force heading south towards India or Australia.

To be effective it required a well-equipped base; Singapore, at the Battlespace: Sea. The strategic value of Singapore was not lost on the major naval powers in the Pacific, particularly the Japanese. Colonel Tsuji of the Imperial Japanese Army described Singapore as “Britain’s pivotal point in the domination of Asia, () the eastern gate for the defence of India and the northern gate for the defence of Australia.

Japanese Troops Enter Singapore When did the sun finally set on the British Empire. The withdrawal from India, the Crown Jewel of Elizabeth's Crown, inis a good, conservative answer. One could could argue that Irish independence in or the passage of the Westminster Statute in marks the moment that British global-power.

The Singapore Naval Base was completed inat a staggering cost of £60 million — equivalent to about £3 billion in The Singapore Naval Base (also known as HMS Sembawang) covered 21 square miles.

Singapore was the major British military base in South-East Asia and nicknamed the "Gibraltar of the East". The Rise and Fall of the Singapore Naval Base, – Shoe String Pr Inc, January ISBN / ; James Neidpath.

Singapore Naval Base and the Defence of Britain's Eastern Empire, – Clarendon Pr, January ISBN / The Singapore strategy was a naval defence policy of the British Empire that evolved in a series of war plans from to It aimed to deter aggression by the Empire of Japan by basing a fleet of the Royal Navy in the Far East, able to intercept and defeat a Japanese force heading south towards India or Australia.

Singapore Naval Base - Begun in the early 's it was lost to the Japanese soon after it opened. Regained almost four years later we stayed this time some 27 years. Read the SNB story and see its 21st century use here before going on to the other 'Singapore' pages. As the 's dawned British and other concessionary areas in China were under both political and physical threat and Hong Kong.

World War II. The Republic of Singapore Navy traces its origins to the Royal Navy in the s with only two patrol craft. The Straits Settlements Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve was established on 20 April and in became the Singaporean division of the Malayan Volunteer Reserve during World War II.

The Singapore Naval Base and the Defense of Britain's Eastern Empire: By NeidpathJames. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp. xxi, From until the loss of Singapore inthe ‘Singapore Strategy’ was at the heart of New Zealand’s defence planning.

Australia, Malaya and India also depended on the ‘Singapore Strategy,’ Britain’s plan to defend the Empire in the Asia/Pacific area by sending a fleet east to operate from a new, well-defended base at Singapore. Get this from a library. The Singapore Naval Base and the defence of Britain's eastern empire, [James Donald Charteris Wemyss and March, Earl of].

Between andfrom Washington to London, naval limitation conferences, which Admiral Togo reportedly described as ‘wars without actually exchanging shells’, were focal points of this issue.

They were one of the most important and time-consuming concerns for the Royal Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy (UN). Get this from a library. The Singapore naval base and the defence of Britain's eastern empire, [James Neidpath].

Tuas Naval Base Edit. Tuas Naval Base (TNB) is the second naval base in the RSN's history. Located at the western tip of Singapore, it occupies km² ( mi²) of land. It was officially opened on 2 September by the second prime minister Goh Chok Tong.

For about two decades, Brani Naval Base was the RSN's only base. The vessel, which was unveiled at a ceremony attended by a host of Singapore defense officials and personnel, represented another step in the country’s ongoing naval modernization.

Ron was in the Naval Base from to Dockyard Swimming Pool. The pool can still be seen between Deptford road and Wellington road if you search for Admiralty Road East on Google Maps.

Dockyard Swimming Pool: Dockyard Swimming Pool: Ottawa Road. Ottawa Road in the Naval Base taken from in front of our house. H Block. in Ottawa Road. From Valerie Wells. I learned sadly that Whacker (who befriended many of us in the Naval Base) died yesterday My family knew him well in when he was my brother Barry's friend, seen dining with us in Singapore in one picture, with me, my brother Barry and my mum And dad about The Republic of Singapore Navy forges ahead with some of the world's most advanced naval platforms.

Learn about the variety of assets we wield. Shortly after midnight on December 8,two divisions of troops of the Imperial Japanese Army began a seaborne invasion of southern Thailand and northern Malaya.

Their assault developed into a full-blown advance towards Singapore, the main defensive position of the British Empire in the Far East. Singapore's defenders finally capitulated on Febru to prevent the wholesale pillage of. But as well as a naval base, the ‘Singapore strategy’ needed a fleet.

Admiral of the Fleet Lord Jellicoe ((After WWI Admiral Lord Jellicoe conducted a review of Empire naval defence and later became Governor-General of New Zealand.)) was an early and persistent advocate of a battlecruiser force being based at Singapore in peacetime, hence.

Britain is to open a permanent Royal Navy base in the Gulf as it seeks a return "East of Suez" in a major strategic reversal of course, Philip Hammond, the Foreign Secretary, said on Saturday.