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Correspondence on chronometers, 1920 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/89

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between the Hydrographer of the Navy, Sir Frank Dyson and Lieutenant-Commander R.T. Gould on the following subjects:

1. The Astronomer Royal's permission for Gould to see the Board of Longitude papers.

2. The preparation of Gould's book 'The Marine Chronometer'.

3. The cleaning and repair of Harrison 1, 2, 3 and 4 by Gould, including a list of notebooks and papers relating to the Harrison chronometers which Gould presented to the National Maritime Museum.

4. Correspondence between Gould and J.G. Griffen concerning the chronometers used on Captain Cook's voyages.


  • Creation: 1920 - 1946


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:42:16+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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