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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1939 - 30 Nov 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/3/3

Scope and Contents

First Lord of the Admiralty's printed minutes, November 1939.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (sometimes annotated with additional printed information) to: Deputy Chief of Naval Staff [Rear-Admiral Tom Phillips]; [Permanent] Secretary [Sir Archibald Carter]; the Sea Lords, particularly [3rd Sea Lord and] Controller [Rear-Admiral Bruce Fraser] and 1st Sea Lord [Admiral of the Fleet Sir Dudley Pound]; various naval directors; Professor [F A] Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] and Major [Desmond] Morton [WSC's Personal Assistants]; other senior officers and civil servants.Subjects covered by the minutes include: Fleet bases; relations with Turkey; protecting Dover [Kent]; import and export levels; intelligence organisation in Eire [Ireland]; captured British merchant seamen; safeguarding ships from airborne attack; naming vessels; mining the Rhine; magnetic mines; [Vice-]Admiral [Bertram] Ramsay; the fishing industry; Germany obtaining iron-ore from Scandinavia.


  • 01 Nov 1939 - 30 Nov 1939

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