A GRAVE SITUATION.
LORD BBBESFOEDS VIEW. HIS DUTY TO THE NAVY. (Received 8.55 a.m.) LONDON, March 25. Admiral Lord Charles Seresford was the recipient of a tremendous public ovation at Portsmouth upon landing from his flagship after relinquishing command of the Channel Fleet. To an interviewer, who asked the retiring Admiral if he had formulated plans for the future. Lord Beresford replied : "I ..consider naval affairs so grave that I must have time to consider what my duty to the navy and country dictates." Admiral May to-day assumed command of the reorganised Home Fleet.
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