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Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 671 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 06 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/60
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Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta, to Admiralty, reporting on progress in fitting six lighters to protect ships against mines in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 06 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/61
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Telegram from Vice Admiral Sackville Carden, Dardanelles to Admiralty, reporting that it was probably necessary for HMS "Inflexible" to make repairs and be docked at Malta before proceeding to Gibraltar, suggesting that Captain Richard Phillimore of "Inflexible" be appointed Principal Beach Master for the Dardanelles landings [typescript copy].

Dates: 08 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/76
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Telegram from Vice Admiral, Dardanelles to Admiralty, reporting sinking of transport "Manitou" by torpedo boat [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/81
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Admiralty History Section precis of telegrams on German submarines in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 22 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/96
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Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, on escort of ammunition ship "Carmania" to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 08 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/105
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Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, reporting that the French Cruiser "Ernest Renan" had been attacked by a German submarine off Cape Bon. Stating his opinion that there were now three enemy submarines in the Mediterranean, threatening the rear of the Dardanelles Fleet [typescript copy].

Dates: 16 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/130
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to Admiralty, on german submarine menace in the Aegean Sea [typescript copy].

Dates: 29 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/1
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden, asking if he considered the forcing of the Dardanelles by Ships alone to be a practicable operation, stating that the importance of the result would justify severe loss [typescript copy].

Dates: 03 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/2
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, stating that he did not consider that the Dardanelles could be rushed, but that they might be forced by extended operations with a large number of ships [typescript copy].

Dates: 05 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/3
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden, on his view that the Dardanelles could be forced by extended operations by a large number of ships. Asking for details of his plans [typescript copy].

Dates: 06 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/5-7
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Telegram from Vice Admiral Sackville Carden to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, giving plans for Naval operations in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 11 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/8
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden, o plan for the forcing of the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 12 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/9
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden, on plan for the forcing of the Dardanelles, asking if he meant that operations would take a month, or should begin in about a month [typescript copy].

Dates: 13 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/10
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Telegram from Vice Admiral Sackville Carden to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, stating that he felt that his plan to force the Dardanelles would last about a month [typescript copy].

Dates: 13 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/12
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Telegram from Vice Admiral Sackville Carden to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, recommending that before commencing operations in the Dardanelles, HMS "Indefatigable" should have a short refit at Malta [typescript copy].

Dates: 14 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/13
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice Admiral Sackville Carden, reporting that his scheme for forcing the Dardanelles had been approved in principle by the Cabinet War Committee [typescript copy].

Dates: 15 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/15
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Telegram from Vice Admiral Sackville Carden, Dardanelles, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, requesting permission to accompany HMS "Indefatigable" on refit in Malta, leaving Squadron under the command of Rear-Admiral Guepratte [typescript copy].

Dates: 15 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/18
Scope and Contents Telegram from Admiralty to Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden, Dardanelles, stating that when HMS "Inflexible" arrived he should transfer his Flag to her, and send HMS "Indefatigable" to Malta for refit. If he needed to be at Malta to make preparations, he should wait until relieved by Rear-Admiral John de Robeck, who would have temporary rank of Vice-Admiral. Stating that it was imperative for Britain to retain command off the Dardanelles, and retain a Battle Cruiser, and a V.A. there...
Dates: 24 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/19
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Telegram from Admiralty to Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden, Dardanelles reporting that HMS "Agamemnon" was being sent out to relieve "Inflexible", which was required for the Battle Cruiser Squadron [typescript copy].

Dates: 10 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/20
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden to Admiralty, account of attack on forts at the entrance to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 20 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/21
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden to Admiralty, reporting that Naval operations in the Dardanelles had been delayed by bad weather [typescript copy].

Dates: 20 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/22
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Telegram from Admiralty to Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden , asking him to report by telegram after each stage of the bombardment of the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 21 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/23-24
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden to Admiralty, reporting that a gale had prevented any operations in the Dardanelles that day. Reporting that he felt that old battleships could not approach and engage coastal batteries at close range with secondary armament under cover of fire from supporting ships, with covering note by WSC , stating that a fair copy of the telegram should be circulated to the Prime Minister, Foreign Secretary and Secretary of State for War [typescript copy].

Dates: 22 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/25
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden to Admiralty, reporting on Naval operations in the Dardanelles [typescript copy, annotated by WSC].

Dates: 22 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/26
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Telegram from French Ministry of Marine, Paris to French Naval Attacht, Admiralty, London, reporting that one French Division, comprising 18,000 men and 5,000 horses would be sent to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 23 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open