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The Papers of Admiral Sir James Somerville

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1891 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Admiral Sir Reginald Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DRAX
Scope and Contents

The Drax Papers mainly consist of naval files. These date mostly from the First World War and before, and also include a large number of intelligence reports, some from the First World War, but the majority dating from the Second World War. The papers also include articles and lectures by Plunkett on naval themes, with some publications.

Dates: 1901 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Admiral Sir William Fisher

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WWFI
Scope and Contents

The papers chiefly consist of Fisher's Midshipman's logs, and also letters written to his family during his early career and the First World War.

Dates: 1888 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Admiral Sir (William) Reginald Hall

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HALL
Scope and Contents

Memoirs and papers, 1915-42, additional papers, 1851-1911, and correspondence, 1939-1943.

Dates: 1851 - 1943
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Admiral Sir William Wellclose Davis

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WDVS
Scope and Contents

Includes: Davis's memoirs, recording his long naval career and the ships he served on; speeches and lectures, particularly relating to torpedoes; operational papers from the Second World War onwards; a large number of naval photographs, particularly from the 1950s and also a set of official Admiralty photographs of the D-Day landings; correspondence on naval subjects and history, including Davis's memories of Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Mountbatten of Burma.

Dates: 1919 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Anthony Ditcham

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DTCM
Scope and Contents

Copy of midshipman's log, and memoir based on the log, by Anthony Ditcham.

Dates: 1940 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain A. R. Henderson relating to Invergordon

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HEND
Scope and Contents

These papers mostly consist of copies of official letters and documents from the time of the Invergordon mutiny in September 1931. There are also letters written to Henderson by Rear-Admiral Tomkinson, as well as press cuttings relating to Admiral Keyes raising a question about the Admiralty's treatment of Tomkinson from 1934.

Dates: 1925 - 1934
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain Arthur Clarke

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AWCL
Scope and Contents This collection includes the official and private log books he compiled during the period while he was a midshipman, with fine plans and sketches, perhaps the most interesting of which are those relating to the Dardanelles campaign. The collection also contains a number of photograph albums showing the life of these very young officers - Clarke and his contemporaries - during this period. The collection is completed with Captain Clarke's two-volume biography which describes, as well as his...
Dates: 1898 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain Charles Marsden

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MRDN
Scope and Contents

A photograph album and track chart of HMS Southampton, also including photographs from HMS Tenedos, and notes about Marsden's career in the Royal Navy, 1970.

Dates: 1916 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain David B N Mellis RN

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MELL
Scope and Contents

Letters to Mellis from Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope, many relating to the Royal Naval Pipers Society (Cunningham was its first President)

Dates: 1951 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain Godfrey Alexander French

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GDFR
Scope and Contents

The papers cover Captain French's career from 1930, when he attended the R.N. Staff College at Greenwich, until his retirement in 1978.

Dates: 1914 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain Henry Denham

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DENM
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising a memoir, correspondence and official papers about his work as Naval Attaché in Stockholm, 1940-5

Dates: 1940 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain John Creswell

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CRES
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising manuscripts of books, lectures, research notes and correspondence.
With Ralph Hudleston's notes on the defence of seabourne trade, 1911.

Dates: 1911 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain Nicholas John Barker

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BARK
Scope and Contents

The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre comprises Barker's personal and naval papers, particularly on his service in the South Atlantic.

Dates: 1964 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is currently closed to researchers pending advice from the British government. Please contact Churchill Archives Centre for further information.
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The Papers of Captain Robert Ellis

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ELLS
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising a draft memoir and official naval papers.

Dates: 1933 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain William Richmond Fell

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FELL
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising diaries, log books, correspondence, official papers and photographs
Including papers about the Second World War, 1939-45; post-war salvage operations, 1952-5; and salvage operations during the Suez Crisis, 1956-7
With diaries of Captain Fell's father, Dr Walter Fell, 1915

Dates: 1915 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Commander Colin Buist

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BUIS
Scope and Contents The small collection of papers held at Churchill Archives Centre relate to naval operations in the First World War, Buist's service on HMS Princess Royal and to the 1916 Battle of Jutland. Jutland was the main naval battle of World War, between the British Grand Fleet under Admiral Jellicoe and the German High Seas Fleet under Admiral Scheer. British losses were heavier than German: the British lost three battle cruisers, three cruisers and eight destroyers; the Germans lost one battleship,...
Dates: 1913 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Geoffrey Harper

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HRPR
Scope and Contents

Diaries

Dates: 1914 - 1920
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Group Captain Hugh Williamson

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLMN
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises unpublished memoirs, articles and other papers relating to Group Captain Williamson’s service in both World Wars and the inter-war period.

Dates: 1912 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Jackie Broome

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRME
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers mainly relating to a libel action against David Irving and Cassell and Co Ltd over the publication of "The Destruction of Convoy PQ 17".
With a photograph album of Louis Egerton Broome, 1900-10.

Dates: 1942 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Jim Moulton

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MLTN
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising correspondence, notes and press cuttings relating to military history

Dates: 1944 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of John Evelyn Moore

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MORE
Scope and Contents

Memoir and related correspondence.

Dates: 1992
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Leslie Ashmore

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ASHM
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises material relating to Ashmore's active service in World War I in the Baltic and Russia; material for a naval lecture (1938) and correspondence with Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Ashmore relating to Ashmore's career.

Dates: 1914 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lieutenant-Commander Ronald de Sausmarez

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDSA
Scope and Contents

Papers about HM Naval Base, Holyhead
With caricatures and a photograph

Dates: 1916 - 1919
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lieutenant Octavius Bonham-Carter

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/OHBC
Scope and Contents

Naval papers and letters 1885-1903, and midshipman's log and photograph album.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Fisher, William Wordsworth, Sir, 1875 - 1937 (Knight, Admiral) 2
Roskill, Stephen Wentworth, 1903 - 1982 (naval historian) 2
Adams, John Harold, 1918 - 2008 (Rear-Admiral) 1
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Alexander, Albert Victor, 1885 - 1965 (1st Earl Alexander of Hillsborough, politician) 1
Ashmore, Leslie Haliburton, 1893 - 1974 (Vice-Admiral) 1
Backhouse, Roger Roland Charles, Sir, 1878 - 1939 (Knight, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
Bailly, Louis Edward Stewart Holland Le, Sir, 1915 (Knight and Vice-Admiral) 1
Barker, Nicholas John, 1933 - 1997 (Captain Royal Navy) 1
Barker, Ralph, 1917 (writer) 1
Beamish, Henry Hamilton, 1829 - 1901 (Rear Admiral) 1
Beamish, Tufton Percy Hamilton, 1874 - 1951 (Rear Admiral) 1
Beamish, Tufton Victor Hamilton, 1917 - 1989 (Baron Chelwood of Lewes) 1
Binney, Frederick George, Sir, 1900 - 1972 (Knight, explorer) 1
Broome, John Egerton, 1901 - 1985 (Captain) 1
Buist, Colin, 1896 - 1981 (Commander Royal Navy) 1
Carden, Sackville Hamilton, Sir, 1857 - 1930 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Carter, Octavius Bonham (1873-1901, Lieutenant Royal Navy) 1
Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian) 1
Clarke, Arthur Wellesley, 1898 - 1985 (Captain Royal Navy) 1
Creswell, John, 1973 (Captain) 1
Crooke, Henry Ralph, Sir, 1875 - 1952 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Cunningham, Andrew Brown, 1883 - 1963 (1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
Daniel, Charles Saumarez, Sir, 1894 - 1981 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Davis, William Wellclose, Sir, 1901 - 1987 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Dickens, Peter, 1917 - 1987 (Captain Royal Navy) 1
Ditcham, Anthony G F, 1923 (sailor) 1
Downing, D Calybut, fl1906 - 1908 (midshipman) 1
Drax, Reginald Aylmer Ranfurly Plunkett, Sir (Ernle-Erle-, 1880-1967, Knight, Admiral) 1
Dreyer, Frederic Charles, Sir, 1878 - 1956 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Edward, VIII, 1894 - 1972 (King of Great Britain and Ireland, afterwards Duke of Windsor) 1
Edwards, Ralph Alan Bevan, Sir, 1901 - 1963 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Ellis, Robert Meyrick, 1901 - 1981 (Captain) 1
Faussett, Bryan Godfrey Godfrey, Sir (1863-1945, Knight, Captain) 1
Fell, Walter, 1857 - 1934 (doctor) 1
Fell, William Richmond, 1897 - 1981 (Captain) 1
Fisher, John Arbuthnot, 1841 - 1920 (1st Baron Fisher of Kilverstone, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
French, Godfrey Alexander, 1900 (Captain Royal Navy) 1
Godfrey, John Henry, 1888 - 1971 (Admiral) 1
Gretton, Peter William, Sir, 1912 - 1992 (Knight, Vice-Admiral) 1
Hall, William Reginald, Sir, 1870 - 1943 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Hallett, John Hughes (1901-1972, Vice-Admiral) 1
Harper, Geoffrey Coleridge, 1894 - 1962 (Captain) 1
Harper, John Ernest Troyte, 1874 - 1949 (Vice-Admiral) 1
Henderson, Andrew Richmond, 1891 - 1966 (Captain Royal Navy) 1
Hood, Horace Lambert Alexander, 1870 - 1916 (Rear Admiral) 1
Hood, Samuel, 1724 - 1816 (1st Viscount Hood of Catherington) 1
Jellicoe, John Rushworth, 1859 - 1935 (1st Earl Jellicoe, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
Johnston, Clarence Dinsmore Howard (1903-1996, Rear-Admiral) 1
Marsden, Charles, 1894 (Captain) 1
McLachlan, Donald Harvey, 1908 - 1971 (author and intelligence officer) 1
Mellis, David B N (b c 1900, Captain Royal Navy) 1
Miers, Anthony Cecil Capel, Sir, 1906 - 1985 (Knight, Rear-Admiral) 1
Moore, John Evelyn, 1921 (Captain) 1
Moulton, James Louis, 1906 - 1993 (Major-General) 1
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 1
Northcote, Henry Stafford, 1846 - 1911 (1st Baron, Politician) 1
Norton, Peter John Hill (1915-2004, Baron Hill-Norton, Admiral of the Fleet and Chief of Defence Staff) 1
Onslow Family, officers of the Royal Navy 1
Onslow, Richard Francis John, 1896 - 1942 (Captain) 1
Onslow, Richard George, Sir, 1904 - 1975 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Onslow, Richard, Sir, 1741 - 1817 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Pedder, Arthur Reid, Sir, 1904 - 1995 (Knight, Vice-Admiral) 1
Pocock, Nicholas, 1740 - 1821 (painter) 1
Poland, Edmund Nicholas, 1917 (Rear-Admiral) 1
Pound, Alfred Dudley Pickman Rogers, Sir, 1877 - 1943 (Knight, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
Power, Manley Laurence, Sir, 1904 - 1981 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Ramsay, Bertram Home, Sir, 1883 - 1945 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Robson, William Geoffrey Arthur, Sir, 1902 - 1989 (Knight, Vice-Admiral) 1
Rotherham, Geoffrey Alexander, 1906 - 2002 (Captain RN) 1
Royal Air Force 1
Ryder, Robert Edward Dudley, 1908 - 1986 (Captain) 1
Sausmarez, Ronald Philip Stanley (de, d 1973, Lieutenant-Commander) 1
Scott, William David, Sir, 1921 - 2006 (Knight, Rear Admiral) 1
Searle, Malcolm Walter St Leger, 1900 - 1994 (Rear-Admiral) 1
Selborne, William Waldegrave Palmer, 1859 - 1942 (2nd Earl of Selborne) 1
Sime, Stanley J, fl1928 - 1945 (Petty Officer) 1
Somerville, James Fownes, Sir, 1882 - 1949 (Knight, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
Sturdee, Frederick Charles Doveton, Sir, 1859 - 1925 (1st Baronet, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
Thompson, Ronald David, 1912 - 2009 1
Tuck, Oswald, 1876 - 1950 (Instructor-Captain) 1
Turner, Arthur Francis, Sir, 1912 - 1991 (Knight, Admiral) 1
Villiers, Edward Cecil, 1866 - 1939 (Rear Admiral) 1
Villiers, John Michael, Sir, 1907 - 1990 (Knight, Vice Admiral) 1
Wemyss, Rosslyn Erskine, 1864 - 1933 (1st Baron Wester Wemyss, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
Williamson, Hugh Alexander, 1885 - 1979 (Group Captain) 1
Willis, Algernon Usborne, Sir, 1889 - 1976 (Knight, admiral) 1
Wincott, Leonard, fl1931 (naval mutineer) 1
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