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Naval personnel

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

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The Papers of Captain Henry Denham

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

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

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

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

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

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 Wart, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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The Papers of Mr Ronald Thompson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THOM
Scope and Contents

Photograph albums and personal and career documentation.

Dates: 1912 - 2009
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 Oswald Tuck

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK
Scope and Contents

Papers mainly comprising diaries, letters to his family, photographs, printed books, pamphlets and lectures notes. The collection also includes a medal awarded to Tuck whilst at the Greenwich Hospital School, 1891.

Dates: 1868 - 2003
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Certain files containing sensitive personal information about living people have been closed for 80 years. All closures are noted in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Peter Hill-Norton, Baron Hill-Norton

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HLNN
Scope and Contents

The collection of Hill-Norton's papers held at Churchill Archives Centre relate to the later part of Hill-Norton's career. It includes personal and official correspondence, letters to the press, speeches and articles covering defence and military issues and controversial political issues, such as the repeal of section 28 and the ordination of women.

Dates: 1968 - 2003
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 Rear-Admiral Clarence Howard-Johnston

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HWJN
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters by Howard-Johnston describing his wartime service, including his work as Director of the Anti-U-Boat Division, and as captain of HMS Bermuda, with the British Pacific Fleet (1947). Subjects include: Cabinet Anti-U-Boat meetings; difficulties with the lack of understanding at the Admiralty of anti-U-Boat operations; German success in evading Asdic; service with Admiral Sir Denis Boyd [Commander-in-Chief, British Pacific Fleet].

Dates: 1947-02 - 1980-02
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 Rear-Admiral Edmund Nicholas Poland

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLND
Scope and Contents

Memoirs of HMS Vernon, 1872-1986
HMS Vernon, at Portsmouth, was a torpedo training ship, 1872-6, and the Royal Navy's Torpedo Branch, 1876-1986

Dates: 1986 - 1991
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 Rear-Admiral John Adams

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ADMS
Scope and Contents

The collection primarily consists of papers relating to Adams' involvement with submarine warfare and includes papers on anti-submarine warfare and the Admiralty underwater weapons establishment.

Dates: 1948 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One file within the collection is closed to researchers.
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The Papers of Rear-Admiral Malcolm Walter St Leger Searle

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SRLE
Scope and Contents

The Searle papers comprise the reminiscences of Admiral Searle of his service as a gunnery expert before and during the Second World War.

Dates: 1917 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers at Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Rear-Admiral Sir Anthony Miers

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MIER
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising lectures, official reports and correspondence, mainly about Second World War naval operations in the Mediterranean and the Pacific, 1941-5, and the Cyprus Emergency, 1955-9.

Dates: 1938 - 1967
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 Robert Ryder

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDER
Scope and Contents

Signals from the raid on St Nazaire

Dates: 1942
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 Sir Bryan Godfrey-Faussett

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGGF
Scope and Contents Papers comprising correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks and photographs. The journals and diaries in particular, taken with the correspondence and papers which form the remainder of the archive, many of them from members of the Royal family, constitute an invaluable source for naval historians of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and for social historians of the period 1900-1936. The record begins with the prestige of the Royal Navy at its zenith and the British Empire at its greatest...
Dates: 1876 - 1945
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 Sir George Binney

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BINN
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising correspondence, official reports and press cuttings.
With correspondence and notes of Ralph Barker, author of 'The Blockade Busters', 1974-80.
Mainly in English, with some items in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and French.

Dates: 1939 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.