Found in 380 Collections and/or Records:
Old file cover: "Norway" and "Operation Paul" [mining of Scandinavian shipping channels to prevent ore being exported to Germany].
Minute from WSC to [Major-]General [Hastings] Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] on obstructing German ships from removing ore from Lulea [Sweden]; suggests planting "vegetables" [mines]. [copy].
Letter from WSC to the First Lord [of the Admiralty, A V Alexander, later 1st Lord Alexander of Hillsborough] informing him that it is: "the duty of the naval authorities to carry out the approved policy of the transference of men from other shipbuilding and ship-repairing tasks to merchant ship repair work". [typescript copy].
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Letter from WSC to Lawrence Holt on shipping problems; does not think laying up ships in Canada or the United States would be advisable.
Letter from WSC to Sir Herbert Williams enclosing a report on the trans-shipment of goods into fast freighters when passing through shipping danger zones; schemes have been put into operation wherever possible. [See CHAR 20/21B/185 for initial answer to Williams's enquiry].
Letter from WSC to Emanuel Shinwell agreeing that something should be done to reduce the size of convoys and the matter is under review by the First Lord of the Admiralty [A V Alexander].
Telegram from WSC to Premier Stalin marked "personal, private and most secret" expressing his encouragement at "the growing magnitude of your victories in the south" and commenting on the campaign in North Africa, the northern convoys to the Soviet Union, and his forthcoming meeting with President Roosevelt.
Revised proof of document circulated to War Cabinet reciting text of telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt regarding production and shipping.
Telegram from WSC [Cairo, Egypt] to First Sea Lord [Admiral Sir Dudley Pound] marked "most secret and personal" asking for his best estimate of the position and arrival dates of the Sherman convoy ships.
Telegram from WSC [Cairo, Egypt] to Deputy Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] stating that it is indispensable to run further convoys to Northern Russia (PQ's) after Sep: "I cannot believe Admiralty resources will not admit of this as well as Torch [Codename for operations in French North West Africa].".
Telegram from WSC [Cairo, Egypt] to First Sea Lord [Admiral Dudley Pound] marked "most secret and personal" asking him for early information about "Pedestal" [Codename for major British convoy to Malta] if it can safely be sent to Moscow [Soviet Union], but requesting that it not be sent to Teheran [Iran].
Telegram from WSC [Moscow, Soviet Union] to Deputy Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] regarding his need to mention the PQ convoys to Northern Russia, and asking for reassurance about the ability to send at least sixty ships in Sep.
Telegram from WSC [Moscow, Soviet Union] to First Sea Lord [Admiral Dudley Pound] thanking him for his message regarding the convoy to Malta, and asking for a fuller account of the operation as soon as possible Annotated.
Telegram from WSC [Moscow, Soviet Union] to First Sea Lord [Admiral Dudley Pound] thanking him for his telegram [regarding the convoy to Malta] and stating that the "Prolongation of life of Malta was worth the heavy cost.".