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Dickens, Peter, 1917 - 1987 (Captain Royal Navy)

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Papers and naval signals concerning the "Amethyst Incident" [also known as the "Yangtze Incident"] and writings, speeches, photographs and family memorabilia of Rear Admiral Sir David Scott

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DKNS
Scope and Contents This collection mainly consists of naval signal logs from H.M.S. Amethyst while under attack by Communist forces on the Yangtze River. This was also known as the "Yangtze Incident" and took place 20 April - 31 July 1949. There are also other papers relating to the incident such as reminiscences of those involved, articles and correspondence. The Rear Admiral Sir David Scott material includes reminiscences of events from his boyhood; through to his retirement and also includes material...
Dates: 1949 - 1980; 1949 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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