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Early naval subjects, c 1920-47

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WDVS 2/1

Scope and Contents

Lectures and notes on subjects including: the duties, ships and operations of the Navy; India, c 1920; naval history; torpedo development (including letters and notes from Bernard Haigh [Professor of Applied Mechanics, Royal Naval College, Greenwich] and Engineer-Captain Francis Haigh [Superintendent, Royal Naval Torpedo Factory, Greenock],1927); Davis's reflections on China and Japan, 1934-35; the situation in Germany, Oct-Dec 1933.

Also includes a letter and poems from Davis's wife Lady Elizabeth Davis.


  • Creation: c 1920-47


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


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Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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