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Papers on naval subjects: miscellaneous papers, 1881 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/42

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: specifications for a submarine light cruiser or commerce destroyer, and for a submersible battleship; defences and berths on the river Humber; British and German shipbuilding programmes up to 1912 and numbers required to maintain 60 per cent superiority; battleship designs; plans for launching torpedoes directly ahead on HMS Inflexible [? 1881]; heavy oil machinery for quadruple screw battleships; Fisher's plans for HMS Incomparable; the proposed extension of Chatham dockyard [Kent]; plans for the cruiser HMS Furious; tables of oversea submarines; oil fuel experiments, including reports from the Admiralty Oil Committee and the Royal Commission on Fuel and Engines, 1913.


  • 1881 - 1913

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

FP 4475-4488

Date information

DateText: Includes undated material.

Finding aid date

2005-12-19 16:53:49.077000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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