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The untold story of the Royal Yacht Britannia

Not only does Prime Minister Cameron demonstrate a most peculiar sense of priorities in backing the building of a new Royal Yacht for the Queen, during a time of economic austerity, he probably has no idea what the real purpose of the last Royal Yacht was. Back in the mid 1950s the British government faced an interesting problem. Thanks to the work of Alan Turing and many others at Bletchley Park, HMG had broken not only the Enigma code but many other mechanical ciphers.
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