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Changi (103.83E 1.465N) was the great naval base on northern Singapore Island, constructed at a cost of 60 million pounds, equal to about three billion 1997 dollars. The base included a drydock large enough to accomodate any warship in the Royal Navy, a large barracks, and great reserves of fuel oil.
When war broke out, Force Z
and most of the other ships of Far East Fleet were in
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