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Royal Navy

 Organization

HMS Hannibal was commanded by Rear-Admiral The Hon. M. Stopford during the Crimean War.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Admiral Dicken: Memoirs and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7351
Scope and Contents The principal part of the collection is comprised of Dicken's detailed hand-written memoirs, accompanied by related documents and photographs. The remaining items are a printed volume on the cruise of the Flying Squadron, 1869-1870, in which Dicken participated; a journal from his service on H.M.S. 'Alexandra' in the Mediterranean, 1883-1884; and assorted papers collected for the memoirs.
Dates: 1834-1937
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Civil List Accounts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5153-5223
Scope and Contents Civil List accounts, including Customs and Excise, Navy and miscellaneous accounts, 27 December 1706 - 10 January 1798. On labels inside the covers of MSS.Add.5219-5223: 'From the Treasury Chambers Whitehall. Removed to the Public Record Office (W.L[ascelles])'.
Dates: 1706-1798
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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F.G. Simpkinson: Journals and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7782
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of journals recording Simpkinson's experiences serving on different ships, containing a mixture of short dated entries and longer accounts with occasional dates. There is also a small set of personal papers, relating mainly to Simpkinson's naval career.
Dates: 1832-1906
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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F.G. Simpkinson: Naval logs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7780
Scope and Contents The volume contains logs of the daily proceedings of different vessels kept by F.G. Simpkinson, volunteer 1st class, subsequently midshipman, travelling mainly in the Mediterranean and off the Iberian Peninsula. There are different types of entry for whether the ship was sailing or was docked. The former give the wind direction and record remarks for a.m. and p.m. on the weather, the tasks Simpkinson was employed on, and the arrival and departure of other vessels. The latter give additional...
Dates: 1832-1836
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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F.G. Simpkinson: Naval logs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7781
Scope and Contents The volume contains logs of the daily proceedings of H.M.S. 'Sulphur' and H.M.S. 'Harrier' kept by F.G. Simpkinson, travelling mainly along the western coast of South America. There are different types of entry for whether the ship was sailing or was docked. The former give the wind direction and record remarks for a.m. and p.m. on the weather, the tasks Simpkinson was employed on, and the arrival and departure of other vessels. The latter give additional information, including course,...
Dates: 1836-1838
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

List of Royal Navy Ships

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6303
Scope and Contents Numbered list of the names of the ships of the Royal Navy arranged in rough alphabetical order, 76 folios. The list includes Danish ships. On fo. 5v is a diagram of flags with a number against each. The list was probably intended for signalling purposes. Fos 1v-4v, 6v and 30v-75 are blank.
Dates: 1808
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Logbook of HMS Hannibal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6659
Scope and Contents Logbook of HMS Hannibal covering its service off the Crimea, 83 folios. The volume is written in three hands, with occasional notes added by one of the officers.
Dates: 1855-1856
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Richard Bastard, naval lieutenant: Quarterly account book.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9503
Scope and Contents A leather bound pocket notebook (42 pages), covering the period from October 1807, just prior to Bastard's promotion to the rank of lieutenant, until 1822, when he had been on half pay for some time and was working temporarily in the merchant marine. At the front of the book, pages 1-28, there is a list of quarterly bills (loans), with their due dates, together with brief notes of Bastard's movements between vessels, with dates. These are followed by records of transactions; the mess account on...
Dates: 1807-1822
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Royal Navy: Estimates

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5282-5334
Scope and Contents Estimates for vessels in harbour and for building and repair work on ships of war.
Dates: 1707-1803
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Royal Navy: Mediterranean Fleet Order Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6658
Scope and Contents Copies of orders from Admirals James Dundas and Edmund Lyons as commanders, Mediterranean Fleet, and from Admiral Houston Stewart, second-in-command of the same, with copies of related despatches, resolutions and other communications, written in three hands, 92 folios.
Dates: 1855-1856
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds — Box: GBR/0012/MS Add.9394

Sir Andrew Snape Hamond and Sir Graham Eden Hamond: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9394
Scope and Contents Letters to Sir Andrew Hamond, 1st Baronet. The correspondents include the Earl of Shelburne (1782); Sir Graham Hamond (1793-1805); 1st Viscount Duncan (1799); 2nd Earl of Chatham (1803); William Pitt (1804-5); and John McArthur (1804). Letters to Sir Graham Hamond, 2nd Baronet. The correspondents include W.P. Smith (1829-46); Sir Michael Seymour, inscription on his monument at Rio de Janeiro (1834); Sir Edward Belcher (1837); Sir Andrew Snape Hamond (1839-47); Graham Snape Hamond (1841); John...
Dates: 1778-1871; 1778-1871
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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