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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), 29 Apr 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/7/69-70
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Minute from Director of the Trade Division [Captain Maurice Mansergh] to WSC entitled "Position regarding the Danish and Norwegian Mercantile tonnage in accordance with the First Sea Lord's Minute No. 312".

Dates: 29 Apr 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/7/79
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Minute [from ?F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, WSC's Personal Assistant] to WSC listing Norwegian and Dutch vessels in various ports, by tonnage.

Dates: 07 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/7/80
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Incomplete minute [from ?F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, WSC's Personal Assistant] to WSC on shipping for the British Expeditionary Force to France.

Dates: 08 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jan 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/8/2
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Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on broadcasting of shipping losses.

Dates: 11 Jan 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Jan 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/8/3
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Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on German attacks on Swedish and Norwegian shipping.

Dates: 25 Jan 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Mar 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/8/9
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Printed memorandum by WSC for the War Cabinet on degaussing [demagnetisation] of merchant ships.

Dates: 15 Mar 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Apr 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/8/14-15
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Typed memorandum by WSC for the War Cabinet on publication of shipping losses.

Dates: 26 Apr 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Aug 1940

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]

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

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

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), [Feb] [1914]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/29/229-230
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Admiralty memorandum listing arrivals and sailings from British ports, 18-26 February, numbers of steam and sailing ships registered under the British Flag, and ships over 100 tons built in Britain and the colonies in 1913.

Dates: [Feb] [1914]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Oct 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/39/2
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Telegram from Admiralty to Various Intelligence Officers, reporting that experience of the first two months of war showed that no increase in loss of merchant shipping was incurred by keeping trade routes open, and stressing the importance of keeping trade going. Initialled by Edward Heaton-Ellis [Assistant Director of Intelligence Division], Richard Webb [Director of Trade Division] and Vice- Admiral Sir [Frederick] Doveton Sturdee [Chief of Staff]. [Carbon].

Dates: 16 Oct 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Sep 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/13/82
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Minute by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] (Oban [Argyllshire, Scotland]) on the substitution of internal combustion engines for steam engines in oil tankers. [Carbon].

Dates: 22 Sep 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Oct 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/17/22
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Admiralty memorandum comparing the general course of wages with the wages of merchant seamen for the years 1887-1912.

Dates: Oct 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jan 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/19/4
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Letter from Sydney Buxton [President of the Board of Trade] to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the need for an Ice Observation Vessel in the North Atlantic, to establish how far it was possible to give timely warnings about the movement of ice, such as caused the Titanic disaster.

Dates: 20 Jan 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Feb 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/19/16-17
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Letter from Admiral Sir Alfred Winsloe, [Admiral Commanding China Station] (HMS Minotaur, Hong Kong) to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] with an account of his visit to the French colony at Saigon [later Vietnam], arrangements for joint British and French action against Germany in Far Eastern waters in case of war, pay levels and the problems of transferring officers from merchant shipping to the Navy.

Dates: 13 Feb 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Mar 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/19/50
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Letter from Sir Francis Hopwood [Additional Civil Lord of the Admiralty, later 1st Lord Southborough] to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on dealing with ship-owners over the programme for arming merchant shipping, particularly Sir Thomas Sutherland, Chairman of the Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Company [P and O].

Dates: 25 Mar 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Aug 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/20/45-47
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Minute by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the defence of trade. [Incomplete typescript, initialled by WSC].

Dates: 21 Aug 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Aug 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/20/50
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Letter from Admiral Sir Reginald Custance to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the defence of trade.

Dates: 24 Aug 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Sep 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/20/53-56
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Letter from [WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty] to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] sending a memorandum [not present] on British trade protection in time of war. [Carbon].

Dates: 08 Sep 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Sep 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/20/57-59
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Minute from [WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty] to the 1st Sea Lord [Prince Louis of Battenberg, later 1st Lord Milford Haven] on trade protection, particularly the policy of arming merchant steamers. [Carbon].

Dates: 01 Sep 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Oct 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/20/70-73
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Letter from Sir John Brunner, President of the National Liberal Federation (Silverlands, Chertsey [Surrey]) to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] with congratulations on his appeal to Germany to "help England in the endeavour to bring about a reduction in the colossal amount spent by the civilised world in preparations for war"; Brunner states that it will be necessary to give up Britain's claim to capture and destroy private property at sea in time of war for such an appeal to work.

Dates: 22 Oct 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Jan 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/21/1-3
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Letter from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher [Chairman, Royal Commission on Oil Fuel] to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on oil fuel, with a copy of a press cutting on the use of oil motors in German shipyards. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 18 Jan 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Mar 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/21/8-9
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Letter from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher [Chairman, Royal Commission on Oil Fuel] to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] with congratulations on his speech [in the House of Commons] on the Navy Estimates; Fisher also encourages WSC to continue putting obsolete guns in merchant ships and comments on the bid by the Standard Oil Company for China oil. [Carbon copy; see CHAR 13/21/51-55 for original].

Dates: 31 Mar 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open