Editors. "Britain decides to send fleet to Constantinople". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Britain decides to send a fleet to Constantinople, but under pressure from the Russians, the Ottoman Sultan refuses it permission to enter the Straits. Nonetheless, the fleet arrives on 15th August.
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