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Letters to McKenna and Pamela McKenna, 1916-04 - 1917-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 6/9

Scope and Contents

Letters from Fisher on subjects including: his discontent at being out of the war; the unabated submarine menace; his hope that he might be back as 1st Sea Lord before Christmas 1916; the losses in France; the dismissal of Grand-Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz [Head of the German Admiralty].

Also includes: papers from Fisher's evidence before the Dardanelles Commission of Enquiry; copy of a letter from Rear-Admiral Cecil Lambert supporting Fisher's policy of building oil-fuelled battleships of the Dreadnought type.


  • Creation: 1916-04 - 1917-12


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


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Finding aid date

2005-09-28 12:28:31.287000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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