David Beatty

British Admiral of the Fleet David Beatty Full Name: David Beatty
Nationality: British

Profession: British Admiral of the Fleet
Why Famous: Beatty commanded the 1st Battlecruiser Squadron at the Battle of Jutland in 1916, during which he is reported to have said "there seems to be something wrong with our bloody ships today" after two of them had exploded within half an hour during the battle.

He is also remembered for always wearing his cap at a jaunty angle.

Born: January 17, 1871
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nantwich, Cheshire, England

Died: March 12, 1936 (aged 65)
Cause of Death: Heart failure

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