David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty
David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty (17 January 1871- 11 March 1936) was an admiral in the Royal Navy. From 1914 onwards he commanded the British battle cruiser fleet stationed at Scapa Flow as a component of the British Grand Fleet.
- There seems to be something wrong with our bloody ships today.
- On the British fleet losses at the Battle of Jutland (1916).