Found in 380 Collections and/or Records:
Evidence given before and a report of the Inter-departmental Committee on East Africa Steamship Subsidies, set up to establish direct British Imperial Communication with East Africa through the Suez Canal; details of mail services to and from East Africa; draft agenda for the first meeting of the East Africa Shipping Facilities Committee.
Official: Colonial Office: supplementary estimates: West Indian telegraphic communications and mail service: prints and papers., Jun 1906 - Aug 1907
Includes Colonial Office papers and correspondence on the West Indian steamer subsidy and inter-colonial mail service; contract with the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company; reports of the Interdepartmental Committee on West Indian Telegraphic Communication (chaired by WSC).
Official: Committee of Imperial Defence: aerial navigation and the Forth-Clyde Canal: prints and correspondence., 05 Jan 1909 - 10 Aug 1909
M (Materials) Papers on overseas transport including: statements of munitions requirements and estimates of shipments from overseas , July-Aug 1918; Allied Maritime Transport Council - General Report, Mar-Sep 1918, Executive Report Aug-Sep 1918.
S (Steel and Iron) Various papers including memo from the First Lord of the Admiralty (Sir Eric Geddes) to the War Cabinet on merchant shipbuilding; minute from Sir John Hunter, Director of Steel Production, stating that there was no steel available for Admiralty programme of three airship sheds, except at the expense of other munitions production; papers on supply of steel to Italy; papers on the steel budget for 1919.
Includes bar charts on the Battle of the Atlantic and merchant shipping and statistics on bombs dropped and ammunition.
Official: War Cabinet: Economic Development Committee: minutes and memoranda., 18 Jun 1918 - 05 Nov 1918
Includes committee minutes recording statements made by: [1st] Lord Milner, WSC [Minister of Munitions], Sir Albert Stanley [later 1st Lord Ashfield, President of the Board of Trade] and Sir Joseph Maclay [Minister of Shipping]. Issues discussed include the need to reduce shipping, the scale of imports required to meet the Allies demands, submarine losses and the success of convoys of merchant shipping.