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Maritime transport

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 380 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 25 Aug 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2A/51
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Letter from WSC to [D J de Geer] Prime Minister of the Netherlands on armament of Netherlands merchant ships.

Dates: 25 Aug 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Aug 1940]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2A/52-53
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Admiralty memo on the provision of defensive equipment for the Netherlands and other Allies.

Dates: [Aug 1940]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Aug 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2A/56
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Letter from WSC to Sir Arthur Salter [Parliamentary Secretary to Ministry of Shipping] on the arming of Netherlands merchant ships. [Carbon].

Dates: 28 Aug 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Sep 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2A/57
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Letter from WSC to A V Alexander, First Lord of the Admiralty, on production of tankers and other cargo vessels. [Carbon].

Dates: 05 Sep 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Feb 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/47/117
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Admiralty minute asking the press not to publish the loss of British merchant shipping as a result of enemy activity, unless the losses had already been reported by the Admiralty.

Dates: 26 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Feb 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21A/64
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Letter from WSC to John Maclay [later 1st Lord Muirshiel] assuring him that the Defence Committee has already considered the competition for shipping tonnage between the import programme and military operations, particularly in the Middle East.

Dates: 10 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/134-135
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Letter from WSC to the First Lord of the Admiralty [A V Alexander] advising that, at the suggestion of Lord Halifax [British Ambassador to the United States, earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin], Sir Arthur Salter [Parliamentary Secretary to Ministry of Shipping] should be sent to explain British import and shipping needs to the United States Government.

Dates: 10 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/136
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Letter from WSC to Sir Andrew Duncan [Minister of Supply] ascertaining whether there would be any objection to Sir Arthur Salter [Parliamentary Secretary to Ministry of Shipping] becoming a member of the British Supply Council in the United States.

Dates: 10 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/137-138
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Letter from WSC to the Minister of Shipping, Ronald Cross, advising him of the suggestion by Lord Halifax [British Ambassador to the United States, earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] that Sir Arthur Salter [Parliamentary Secretary to Ministry of Shipping] should be sent to explain British import and shipping needs to the United States Government and asking for his agreement.

Dates: 10 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/143-145
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Letter from WSC to Sir Arthur Salter [Head of British Merchant Shipping Mission to the United States] informing him of his mission to convince the United States Government of the assistance required with merchant shipping and increase of tonnage, inform them of the measures already taken and supervise the handling of technical questions arising from the shipbuilding programme.

Dates: 12 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/165-166
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Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Maclay [former Minister of Shipping] on his memorandum about the Ministry of Shipping, reassuring him that the Ministry and Admiralty are on far better terms than during the last war.

Dates: Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/175-176
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Letter from WSC to Lawrence Holt on shipping problems; does not think laying up ships in Canada or the United States would be advisable.

Dates: 28 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jul 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/92-93
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Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt on the expansion of the American merchant shipbuilding programme and commenting on the destruction of enemy submarines and merchant vessels.

Dates: 01 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 07 Jul 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/116-119
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Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt on plan for the defence of the Atlantic: He comments on implications of U-boat attacks for convoys and escorts, and regrets Senator Wheeler's indiscretion revealing the destination of United States expedition recently departed from Newfoundland [later part of Canada] for Iceland. [Telegram has been bound incorrectly, with first page at back].

Dates: 07 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/133
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Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] to WSC stating that he does not "wish any alteration in composition of convoy W.S.10".

Dates: 11 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 03 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/43/61
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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.

Dates: 03 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/43/62
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Telegram from WSC to Prime Minister of Canada [Mackenzie King] on offer by the United States of extra shipping across the Atlantic.

Dates: 03 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/43/94-96
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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.

Dates: 08 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/43/107
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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.

Dates: 08 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/43/127
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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.

Dates: 11 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/43/129-130
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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.

Dates: 11 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/44/29
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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.

Dates: 19 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/37/81-82
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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.

Dates: 10 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Apr 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/37/113-115
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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].

Dates: 11 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/38/36
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham], on decision to use HMS Ark Royal, HMS Argus, HMS Furious and HMS Victorious to repeat operations "Winch" [codename for plan to reinforce Malta with aircraft] and "Dunlop"; need for protection of Crete [Greece], Malta and Libya and enforcement of operations "Tiger" [codename for plan to transport tanks on merchant ships through Mediterranean] and "Jaguar" [codename for plan to reinforce Malta with...
Dates: 01 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open