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The Papers of John Evelyn Moore

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MORE

Scope and Contents

Memoir and related correspondence.


  • Creation: 1992

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers wishing to publish excerpts from the papers must obtain prior permission from the copyright holders and should seek advice from Archives Centre staff.

Biographical / Historical

John Evelyn Moore was born in St Illario, Italy, 1 November 1921. He was educated at Sherborne School, 1936-9. He married Joan Pardoe in 1945, with whom he had one son and one daughter, and Barbara Kerry.

He served in the Royal Navy, 1939-71, including a stint in the Plans Division of the Admiralty, 1960-3. He was editor of "Jane's Fighting Ships", 1972-87, and "Jane's Naval Review", 1982-7.

His publications include: "The Soviet Navy Today" (1975); "Submarine Development" (1976); "Warships of the Royal Navy" (1979); "Seapower and Politics from the Norman Conquest to the Present Day" (1979); "Warships of the Soviet Navy" (1981); (with Richard Compton-Hall) "Submarine Warfare: Today and Tomorrow" (1986); and "The Impact of Polaris" (1999).


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Other Finding Aids

A copy of this finding aid is available for consultation at Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge and the National Register of Archives, London.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to Churchill Archives Centre by John Evelyn Moore, 1992.


This collection (fonds) level description and catalogue were prepared by Sophie Bridges, July 2003. Information was obtained from "International Who's Who of Authors and Writers" (2003).


Moore, John Evelyn, b 1921, Captain

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Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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