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the supreme commander of a fleet

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When it comes to major races, Mick Kinane is one of the most popular riders with punters and I fully expect Admiral of the fleet to go off a single figure price on Saturday," said Coral spokesman Simon Clare.
HMS Endurance took the Queen, in her role as Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom, and the Admiral of the Fleet, the Duke of Edinburgh, past the fleet which included warships and tall ships and representatives from all sectors of the maritime industry.
She will be accompanied by Admiral of the Fleet, the Duke of Edinburgh, and will also visit Portsmouth's naval base.
Oh, I almost forgot, his dad Prince Charles can be an imitation Admiral of the Fleet on one occasion and an imitation Air Marshal of the RAF on the next.
The rankings continue up to Admiral of the Fleet, achieved after 20 pier visits.
Stablemate Admiral of the fleet runs in the Dee Stakes today and the yard has multiple entries in the Dante Stakes next week, but Kinane also mentioned last weekend's 2,000 Guineas fourth Duke Of Marmalade as a colt who had impressed him as a Derby possible.
O'Brien, who won Saturday's Royal Lodge Stakes with Admiral of the fleet, will not finalise his plans until midweek.
At her side, in the uniform of an Admiral of the Fleet, the Duke stood to attention.
Aidan O'Brien has the best race record, so preference is for Admiral of the fleet, who comes here via the same Gowran Park maiden as previous Bally doyle winner Thady Quill.
Former Admiral of the Fleet Lord Boyce said yesterday: "We are celebrating the memory of a great British hero.
The family lived on at Kirkley Hall until the early 1900s and included Captain Chaloner Ogle, a knight and Admiral of the Fleet.
In any particular era there's only room for one major figure - a sort of admiral of the fleet - and he's an obvious figure for that role.
Other guests included Countess Mountbatten of Burma, daughter of Admiral Lord Mountbatten -later Admiral of the Fleet Earl Mountbatten of Burma -who was Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia Command.
It even played a role in the sinking of the pride of the German Navy, the Bismark, for which it received a special thanks from the Admiral of the Fleet.
The chairman of the committee, Admiral of the Fleet Sir Julian Oswald, said the vessels on the list were wonderful examples of the "richness and diversity of the country's maritime heritage".