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Personal correspondence with 1st Sea Lord, 1957 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WDVS 8/1

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Admiral Sir Charles Lambe and previously, Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Mountbatten, on subjects including: the need for more ships; progress towards an integrated NATO Navy; the BBC comedy on the Navy, "The Sky Larks"; Davis's proposed nationalisation of the Home Fleet command at Northwood [Middlesex]; the Clyde naval base; including the Royal Yacht Britannia in the spring cruise exercises, 1958.


  • Creation: 1957 - 1959


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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