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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), 05 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/205
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to Admiralty, report on naval and military operations [typescript copy].

Dates: 05 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/206
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to Admiralty, report on naval and military operations [typescript copy].

Dates: 07 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/207-209
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to Admiralty, report on steps taken to protect the Fleet from German submarines [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/215-216
Scope and Contents Telegram from Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, reporting that two more infantry divisions were to be sent out, and that the presence of German submarines in Turkish waters made it undesirable to expose "Queen Elizabeth", which was to sail for home at once with all despatch and utmost secrecy. and that instead he would have the older battleships "Exmouth" and "Venerable", and that the two new Monitors "Admiral Farragut" and "Stonewall Jackson" would be sent out before...
Dates: 12 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/217
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Telegram from French Ministry of Marine, Paris to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, thanks for praise of Rear-Admiral Guepratte. Stating that because of the increase of the French Fleet in the Dardanelles they were putting the French forces under Vice-Admiral Nicol, promoted from today, and therefore junior to the British Vice Admiral John De Robeck [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/219
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles. Stating that the moment for an independent Naval attempt to force the Narrows had passed and would not arise again, and that his role was to support the Army "in its costly but sure advance" [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/223
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, appreciating need to withdraw HMS "Queen Elizabeth" and to alter the composition of his squadron, urgently requesting submarines for the Sea of Marmora and more River Class destroyers to deal with enemy submarines [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/226
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck to Admiralty, on possibility of decisive naval action in the Dardanelles, stating that he had never contemplated taking such action without first obtaining Admiralty sanction [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/227
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Telegram from French Ministry of Marine to French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London, reporting that three French battleships were at the Dardanelles, and that three more would arrive shortly [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/228-229
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck to Admiralty, on activities of the submarine E.14 in the Dardanelles, commending the Captain, Lt-Cdr Edward Boyle, with Admiralty note that the King had approved the award of the Victoria Cross to Boyle, and the DSC to Lt E G Stanley and Acting Lt R W Lawrence [typescript copy].

Dates: 13 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/230
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Telegram from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Dardanelles, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, praising the work of his brother Jack [John S Churchill], and commenting that he could be proud of the Naval Division as a whole "The Navy have spared no effort to help us and without them we could neither have landed or maintained ourselves [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/231
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, on patrol between Smyrna and the Gulf of Makri [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/232
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, on appointment of officer to command the Italian campaign [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/233
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, on anti-submarine precautions [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/234
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, on landing of howitzers for infantry support [typescript copy].

Dates: 15 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/236
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, on appointment of Vice Admiral Nicol to command the French Squadron in the Dardanelles. Stating that he had done his best to have a more junior officer appointed, but that he was junior to Dr Robeck [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/237
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Telegram from Admiralty to Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, on appointment of Rear-Admiral Nicholson to command squadron for service with the Italian Fleet. Confirming that Rear-Admiral Cecil Thursby would remain under his command [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/240
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, report on naval and military operations 18/19 May [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/242-245
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, reporting that the safety of the Army depended largely on covering ships, which were constantly under fire and taking damage. Also on collaboration with the French squadron [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/246
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, reporting sighting of enemy submarine by British submarine B.11, on patrol off Smyrna [typescript copy].

Dates: 20 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/251-252
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, on collaboration with French forces [typescript copy].

Dates: 24 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/254
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, report that Submarine E.11 had sunk a large Turkish gunboat. Also reporting that at Anzac Cove the Turks had requested a suspension of hostilities to bury their dead, that a suspension had been granted for 9 hours and that the Turks had buried over 3,000 mostly within a few yards of Allied lines [typescript copy].

Dates: 25 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/1
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Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, orders for "Colne", "Jed", "Welland", "Chelmer" and "Kennett" to be put in for repair for service in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 04 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/6
Scope and Contents Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, on desirability of misleading the enemy about future destination of Battle Cruisers, ordering HMS "Invincible" to return to Britain, but this was to be kept secret and the impression given that the ship was proceeding to join the North America Squadron, and HMS "Inflexible to relieve HMS "Indefatigable" at the Dardanelles. Stating that when she sailed it should be ostensibly for the West Indies but that she should return eastward...
Dates: 12 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/8
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Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, orders for HMS "Inflexible" to proceed to Malta for repairs before she relieved "Indefatigable" in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 16 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open