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Board of Inventions and Research: Prints and papers, 1915 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 7/8

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: submarine detection using the electro-magnetic method; acoustic vibrations; using airships to detect submarines; inventions submitted by S Laureys, including use of selenium cells and sound devices for directing torpedoes, torpedo safety devices, airborne torpedo attacks on fleets in harbour, submarine detection, anti-aircraft defences, aeroplane construction and finding the correct angle for bomb dropping.


  • Creation: 1915 - 1918

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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 4607-4614

Finding aid date

2006-01-11 11:51:00.297000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
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