The most difficult Royal Navy riddlesUnited Kingdom quiz
What did RMS stand for before Titanic's name?
Royal Mail Ship
Royal Marine Ship
Royal Mancarrier Ship
Royal Motorized Ship
RMS was used for seagoing vessels that carried mail under contract to the British Royal Mail. Having the title "RMS" was seen as a mark of quality and a competitive advantage, because the mail had to be on time. Today, some modern ships like RMS Queen Mary 2 also use "RMS", as a gesture to Cunard's history.
What was the condition of the famous admiral Horatio Nelson?
one-eyed and one-handed
Nelson was wounded several times in combat, losing one arm and the sight in one eye. During the Battle of Copenhagen, he refused to retreat, raising the telescope to his blind eye, and saying 'I really do not see the signal.
Where was this photo taken?
at the British commerce ship
at the British Royal Navy ship
at the Canadian ship
in the Tower of London
Since 1864 the White Ensign has been reserved to the Royal Navy. British yachts owned by members of the Royal Yacht Squadron are authorised to apply for a permit to wear this ensign.