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Turkey—Murder Of The Consuls At Salonica—Question

Volume 229: debated on Thursday 18 May 1876

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty, Whether, in view of recent occurrences at Salonica, any, and, if so, what vessels of the British Navy have been ordered to proceed to the coasts of Turkey?

Her Majesty's ship Swiftsure is at Salonica. Admiral Drummond, the Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean, is on his way to Besika Bay with either three or four ironclads, and he will be joined by the Devastation from Malta. A gun-vessel has been ordered up to Constantinople.