Found in 380 Collections and/or Records:
Minute by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the need for discretion on the subject of supplying ammunition to merchant ships. [Carbon copy].
Memorandum by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on trade protection on and after the outbreak of war. [Typescript, written August 1913, with hand-written revisions, April 1914; see also CHAR 13/26/83-84].
Minute by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the re-draft of his memorandum of August 1913 on trade defence [see CHAR 13/26/39-50]. [Carbon copy].
Extract from the Times, giving an Admiralty announcement warning that German mines have been scattered in the open sea on the trade route between the United States and Liverpool via Northern Ireland; also making the whole of the North Sea a military area, and warning merchant shipping of the dangers. [Typescript copy].
Minute from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to the Secretary of the Admiralty [Sir (William) Graham Greene], the 1st Sea Lord [Prince Louis of Battenberg, later 1st Lord Milford Haven] and the Chief of Staff [Vice-Admiral Sir (Frederick) Doveton Sturdee], on the establishment of a standing Admiralty Committee on the Restriction of Enemy Trade, under the chairmanship of the Additional Civil Lord [Sir Francis Hopwood, later 1st Lord Southborough]. [Carbon copy].
Minute from WSC to the Admiralty Press Bureau, giving an Admiralty statement, warning neutral shipping of the dangers of crossing the North Sea. [Hand-written draft, initialled by WSC].
Telegram from WSC to [Franklin Roosevelt], President of the United States, on improvements to railway linking Persian Gulf to Caspian Sea; asks for loan of United States ships to transport British troops to Middle East.
Telegram from Franklin Roosevelt, President of the United States, to WSC promising maritime assistance to reinforce the Middle East.
Telegram from WSC to the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand [Arthur Fadden and Peter Fraser] on offer by the United States of ships and naval crew to transport extra divisions to Eastern Theatre.
Telegram from WSC to Prime Minister of Canada [Mackenzie King] on offer by the United States of extra shipping across the Atlantic.
Telegram from WSC to the Viceroy of India [2nd Lord Linlithgow, earlier Lord Hopetoun] asking him to intervene and speed up shipping from Indian ports.
Telegram from the President of the United States [Franklin Roosevelt] to WSC on threat to legislation posed by armed United States transports being used for British troop movement: suggests crew should be British, flying British flag.
Telegram from WSC to the President of the United States [Franklin Roosevelt] requesting option of British troops being dispatched from Halifax in Canada with United States ships and escorts.
Telegram from [Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada] to WSC on restrictions to the offer of transport and food for the Middle East by the President of the United States [Franklin Roosevelt] so as not to prejudice revision of the United States Neutrality Act.
Telegram from WSC to Prime Minister of Australia [John Curtin] on alterations in transportation of troops by United States ships through British waters so as not to prejudice revision of the Neutrality Act; will soon have squadron of battleships in Indian Ocean.
Telegram from WSC to the Prime Minister of South Africa [General Jan Smuts] on alterations to transportation of troops by United States ships through British waters do as not to prejudice revision of the United States Neutrality Act; will soon have squadron of battleships in Indian Ocean.
Telegram from the Viceroy and Governor-General of India [2nd Lord Linlithgow, earlier Lord Hopetoun] to WSC regretting port statistics cannot be provided until Admiral Turner [? Vice-Admiral Frederick Turner, Engineer-in-Chief of the Fleet] takes office; visit by [Reginald] Stewart Mactier [Deputy Director of Port and Transit Control, Ministry of War Transport] to review allocation of ports to increased volume of shipping.
Telegram from General [Sir Archibald] Wavell, Commander-in-Chief, Middle East, to WSC advising that shipping at Massawa will be dropped now Asmara [Eritrea] has been surrendered and commenting on other aspects of the conflict in northern Africa.
Telegram from "Former Naval Person" [WSC] to President [Franklin] Roosevelt on the danger of [Admiral Jean] Darlan [Vice-Premier of Vichy France] transferring French ships from African ports to French ports in danger of German occupation, and on the escort of convoys.
Telegram from Government of Canada to Dominions Office sending on a message to WSC on Canadian anti-submarine protection of shipping which they claim has not been recognised by UK military advisers.
Telegram from President [Franklin Roosevelt] to the Former Naval Person [WSC] on the United States' change of policy in the Atlantic: to include the extension of the security zone to whole of North Atlantic west of longitude 25 degrees; informing the United Kingdom of the position of aggressor ships; escorting of British convoys. [see also CHAR 20/37/97].