The gathering of seven Royal Navy and Marine officers at a house in Alverstoke on an October day in 1912 was to have momentous consequences for the Royal Navy. At that meeting, called by Captain (later Admiral Sir) Herbert Richmond and Commander (later Vice Admiral) K.G.B. Dewar, the form was mapped out of a Naval Society for the creation and circulation of a critical journal devoted to service topics.
"Naval Publishing the British Way,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 45
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol45/iss1/8