Greetings and best wishes to all for today, the anniversary of the Battle of the Glorious 1st of June The Queenâs were acting as Marines during the Battle of The Glorious 1st of June 1794. The Regiment was embarked on board five ships of the Line - HMS Queen Charlotte (Admiral Lord Howeâs flagship), HMS Russell, HMS Defence, HMS Royal George and HMS Majestic. The Naval Crown was granted in recognition of the Regimentâs gallant conduct and contribution to this victory. It is borne on the Regimental Colour. The Glorious 1st of June continues to be a Regimental Day to the present and links have been maintained with the Royal Navy and Royal Marines. Until 1984 celebrations were maintained at HMS Excellent, the Naval Gunnery School at Whale Island, which inherited the traditions of the old âQueen Charlotteâ. For a period HMS Excellent was decommissioned and the celebrations were maintained by HMS Nelson. On HMS Excellent being recommissioned, the traditions are once again maintained by this shore establishment.