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Ships

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

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'Beagle', watercolours from sketches by FitzRoy, 1934-01-01 - 1934-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 8904.4: 1932-1933
Scope and Contents Photo of Ships
(Photo)
Dates: 1934-01-01 - 1934-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Bowater Sanderson: Naval Journal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9516
Scope and Contents The journal (c. 305 pages) begins in September 1747, describing the voyage out to India, and concludes with the return of Royal Duke to England on 5 June 1750. The volume includes navigational exercises, transcribed sailing directions and pencil landfalls, and a sketch of the British settlement at Oriocopong.
Dates: 1747-1750
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brass plate from the charthouse of HMS Southampton, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MRDN 1/4
Scope and Contents Damaged by shrapnel and inscribed "Part Of Plate From Charthouse Of HMS Southampton, Battle of Jutland, 31st May 1916".
Mounted on a separate stand made of wood and velvet.
Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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'Canberra' and others, 1935-02-01 - 1935-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 8904.4: 1934
Scope and Contents Photo of Ships
(Photo)
Dates: 1935-02-01 - 1935-02-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Captain Sir Christopher Cole: Naval letter book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9492
Scope and Contents The letter book covers Cole's naval service under Sir Edward Pellew and his successor, William O'Brien Drury. Much of the correspondence, including several long memoranda, are concerned with Cole's claim to a senior appointment in Pellew's squadron, which led to a breakdown in relations with his senior commander. His correspondence whilst serving at Penang includes a number of letters to the Governor in Council of an administrative nature. There is also a letter to Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles,...
Dates: 1802-1809
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Charles Wogan: Plan de la Compagnie Royale Americaine

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6572
Scope and Contents 37 folios: (fo. 2) title page; (fo. 3) introduction; (fo. 11) text. On folio 2v is '44' (circled).
Dates: 1740-1743 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copy of a prize essay, 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 1/8
Scope and Contents Titled "The Tactics Best Adapted for Developing the Power of Existing Ships and Weapons (Gun, Ram, and Torpedo) Which Should Regulate Fleets, Groups and Single Vessels in Action".
Dates: 1893
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"crossing the line ceremony", 1934-09-01 - 1934-09-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 8904.4: 1935
Scope and Contents Photo of Ships
(Photo)
Dates: 1934-09-01 - 1934-09-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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"Dardanelles Calendar", showing warships from the Allied nations, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 5/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91
Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Drawings of ships and harbours, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 1/2
Scope and Contents Comprising pencil and pen-and-ink drawings.
Including views of Vigo, Spain; Aden (Yemen); Corfu and Zante (Zakinthos) in the Ionian Islands; Rhodes in the Dodecanese Islands; Suez from the Canal (Egypt); Gibraltar; Malta; Turkey, including Adalia (Antalya); and Salonica (Thessaloniki), Greece.
Dates: 1875
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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'Exeter', spoof royal charter, 1933-01-01 - 1936-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 8904.4: 1936
Scope and Contents Photo of Ships
(Photo)
Dates: 1933-01-01 - 1936-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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"HMS Marlborough Press News", 1914-09 - 1914-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 5/9
Scope and Contents Somerville was serving aboard HMS Marlborough as Squadron Wireless Officer.
Dates: 1914-09 - 1914-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Launch of SS Clementine Churchill by Mrs C Soames", 1966-07-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/1/9
Scope and Contents Photographs of MS launching a tanker named after her mother. Presented by Associated Shipbuilders Limited, Wallsend-on-Tyne.
Dates: 1966-07-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Leaflets produced for circulation on board ship, 1922 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 5/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91
Dates: 1922 - 1932
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters from Lieutenant Mark Somerville (nephew), 1940 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 7/31
Scope and Contents About the Fleet Air Arm, including a paper on the shortcomings of fighter direction in HMS Ark Royal.
Mark Somerville was killed in action, May 1941.
Dates: 1940 - 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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'Mallow', being scuttled, 1935-07-01 - 1935-07-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 8904.4: 1937-1938
Scope and Contents Photo of Ships
(Photo)
Dates: 1935-07-01 - 1935-07-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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'Medway', 1934-12-01 - 1934-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 8904.4: 1941
Scope and Contents Photo of Ships
(Photo)
Dates: 1934-12-01 - 1934-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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['Medway'] full power trails, 1935-02-01 - 1935-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 8904.4: 1939-1940
Scope and Contents Photo of Ships
(Photo)
Dates: 1935-02-01 - 1935-02-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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'Medway', pictures taken during circumnavigation, 1935-01-01 - 1937-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 8904.4: 1960-1967
Scope and Contents Photo of Ships
(Photo)
Dates: 1935-01-01 - 1937-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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'Medway', set of pictures printed as postcards taken during circumnavigation, 1935-01-01 - 1937-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 8904.4: 1942-1959
Scope and Contents Photo of Ships
(Photo)
Dates: 1935-01-01 - 1937-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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'Medway', views of Sydney harbour and Cockatoo dock, 1935-01-01 - 1935-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 8904.4: 1968-1971
Scope and Contents Photo of Ships
(Photo)
Dates: 1935-01-01 - 1935-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Merchant Shipping: background papers, 1982 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN 1/4/6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre cover Silkin's Parliamentary and Ministerial career, and his other public interests, including the Channel Tunnel, the E.E.C. and the dairy industry. There is material of particular interest on Silkin's difficulties with his Constituency Party in Deptford, and on the Labour Party Leadership and Deputy Leadership elections in 1980 and 1983.
Dates: 1982 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures of individual files are noted in the paper catalogue, please ask staff for further details.
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Merchant Shipping: correspondence, 1982 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN 1/4/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre cover Silkin's Parliamentary and Ministerial career, and his other public interests, including the Channel Tunnel, the E.E.C. and the dairy industry. There is material of particular interest on Silkin's difficulties with his Constituency Party in Deptford, and on the Labour Party Leadership and Deputy Leadership elections in 1980 and 1983.
Dates: 1982 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures of individual files are noted in the paper catalogue, please ask staff for further details.
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Midshipman's log book, 1952 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSTV 4
Scope and Contents Including service in HMS Implacable, 1952-3; HMS Defiance, 1953; and HMS Knaresborough Castle, 1953-4.
With watercolour views of Gibraltar, HMS Implacable and Brixham harbour. Also, photographs and cartoons.
Dates: 1952 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Midshipman's log book, 1873-07 - 1876-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 1/1
Scope and Contents Written from HMS Duke of Wellington, HMS Hercules, HMS Monarch and HMS Newcastle.
With drawings of charts, drawings of the technical details of ships, and views of landscapes and ships.
Comprising pencil and pen-and-ink drawings and watercolours.

Dates: 1873-07 - 1876-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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