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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), 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
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(Untitled), 17 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/9
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, to Admiralty, reporting that repairs to HMS "Inflexible" would be completed by 19 Jan, asking if she should proceed directly to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/10
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, orders for HMS "Inflexible" to proceed to the Dardanelles, as soon as repairs were completed [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/14
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Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, orders for HMS "Indefatigable" to be back in the Dardanelles by 12 Feb after refit [typescript copy].

Dates: 26 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/18
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Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, reporting that HMS "Queen Elizabeth" should join the flag of Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 07 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/21
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Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintedent, Malta, on escort of HMS "Queen Elizabeth" to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 15 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/35
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Admiralty Chief Censor's Intercepted Message from Davitts, Geneva to "Daily Express", London, reporting that six Austro-German submarines accompanied b torpedo boats left Pola, bound for the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 02 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/41
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Telegram from French Ministry of Marine to French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London, stating that they would do everything possible to secure a steamer to carry British aircraft from Marseillles to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 12 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/43
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Telegram from Admiralty to HMS "Phaeton", [carrying Gen Sir Ian Hamilton and his Staff to the Dardanelles], asking for time of expected arrival at Lemnos [typescript copy].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/44
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, on examination of ships "Iris" and "Osiris" for use as fleet minesweepers in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 16 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/49
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Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on request from the War Office for lighters to be prepared for landing troops at the Dardanelles, asking if Maltese coal lighters would be suitable [typescript copy].

Dates: 24 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/59
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Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, asking for report on progress in fitting six lighters to protect ships against mines in the Dardanelles, asking if the vessels would be at Mudros by 12 Apr [typescript copy].

Dates: 06 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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), 14 Oct 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/127/139
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Page from the Times including marked article describing the naval attack in the Dardanelles as "a legitimate war gamble". [Retained in connection with the proceedings against Lord Alfred Douglas arising from his claim that WSC misreported the Battle of Jutland to allow Jewish interests led by Sir Ernest Cassel to profit on the stock market].

Dates: 14 Oct 1915
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