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Submarines

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

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Admiralty printed papers: Admiralty House prints, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/39
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: French naval estimates for 1904; Admiralty and War Office administration; the New Scheme of naval training, particularly relating to nucleus crews; invasion and submarines.

Dates: 1903
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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Admiralty printed papers: uncovered prints, 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/28
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: naval reforms; disturbances at Zanzibar [later Tanzania]; the French naval view of submarines; the supercession of Admiral Lord Hood in 1795.

Dates: 1907 - 1908
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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Anti-submarine plans and tactics, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/15
Scope and Contents

Notes on decoy ships and hunting groups.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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Anti submarine warfare, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 5/5
Scope and Contents

Includes tactics, organisation and developments, 1942; extension of air cover, 1943; anti-submarine air weapons.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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Anti-submarine weapons, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/14
Scope and Contents

Notes on development , depth charges, and the "Hedgehog".

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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Battle of the Atlantic, U-boat developments 1943-44, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 5/19
Scope and Contents

Notes on the Walther types XXI and XXIII.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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Biographical and correspondence, 1912-12 - 1958-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FWCT 3/2
Scope and Contents

Includes: photographs; references from individuals including Captain George Creasy, Director of Anti-Submarine Warfare, and his successor Captain [Charles] Philip Clarke; letter from Creasy, as Admiral (Submarines) on Fawcett's views about the coming U-boat offensive; letter from Captain Clarence Howard-Johnston [Director, Anti-U-boat Division], commenting on a paper by Fawcett on using mines against U-boats; curriculum vitae.

Dates: 1912-12 - 1958-02
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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Board of Inventions and Research: Prints, 1916 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 7/6
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: research at Hawkcraig [Fife, Scotland]; submarine hunting; relations between the Board and other Admiralty departments.

Dates: 1916 - 1917
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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Board of Inventions and Research: Prints, 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 7/7
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: research at Harwich [Essex]; the submarine menace.

Dates: 1917
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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Board of Inventions and Research: Prints and papers, 1915 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 7/8
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: submarine detection using the electro-magnetic method; acoustic vibrations; using airships to detect submarines; inventions submitted by S Laureys, including use of selenium cells and sound devices for directing torpedoes, torpedo safety devices, airborne torpedo attacks on fleets in harbour, submarine detection, anti-aircraft defences, aeroplane construction and finding the correct angle for bomb dropping.

Dates: 1915 - 1918
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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Board of Inventions and Research: "Report of proceedings to Dec. 1918. Minutes of General meetings, Central Committee and panel, Section 2", 1915 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 7/3
Scope and Contents

Reports on submarines, mines, electrical acoustics etc.

Dates: 1915 - 1917
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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Board of Inventions and Research: "Report of proceedings to Dec. 1918. Minutes of General meetings, Central Committee and panel, Section 3", 1918 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 7/4
Scope and Contents

Reports on naval construction and marine engineering, on the detection of submarines by acoustic methods and on the pressure wave thrown out by submarine explosions.

Dates: 1918 - 1919
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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British submarine operations, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/90
Scope and Contents

Includes notes on the development of the schnorkel by the Dutch navy.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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Copy lectures and lecture notes on submarine warfare, 1947 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MIER 3/2
Scope and Contents

Including lectures given by Anthony Miers.
With a report of exercises in the Straits of Gibraltar, 17 May 1951.
Also with summaries and bibliographies of a series of lectures on naval history given at the Royal Naval Staff College, Greenwich, 1938.

Dates: 1947 - 1950
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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Copy messages of congratulation on actions involving HM Submarine Torbay in the Mediterranean, 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MIER 1/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising lectures, official reports and correspondence, mainly about Second World War naval operations in the Mediterranean and the Pacific, 1941-5, and the Cyprus Emergency, 1955-9.

Dates: 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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Correspondence and papers about the United States Pacific Fleet, 1942 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MIER 1/4
Scope and Contents

With some earlier papers on the deployment of submarines against U-boats, 1940, and an account of movements of the Fleet, August 1939.

Dates: 1942 - 1944
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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Curriculum vitae

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HRPR 3/1
Scope and Contents

With notes of sea and air journeys and countries visited.
Also with a photograph of HMS Dreadnought sinking a U boat.

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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Diagrams of submarine torpedo directors, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLSN 1/1
Scope and Contents

Comprising pen-and-ink drawings on tracing paper.
Produced for the Naval Ordnance Department.

Dates: 1938
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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German naval building programmes, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/45
Scope and Contents

Notes on U-boat building 1922-41.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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German navy, schnorkel U-boats, shift of U-boat headquarters, schedule of losses, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 5/71
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Papers used in the official naval history of the Second World War. Many files contain later transcripts of wartime documents

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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German navy, surrender of the U-boats, May 1945, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 5/65
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Papers used in the official naval history of the Second World War. Many files contain later transcripts of wartime documents

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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German U-boat strength and losses, 1942-43, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 5/68
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Papers used in the official naval history of the Second World War. Many files contain later transcripts of wartime documents

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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HMS Churchill, 1968-12 - 1970-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 3/3/2
Scope and Contents

Photographs of MS launching the submarine HMS Churchill, with a copy of the commissioning service and a later photograph signed by the ship's company.

Dates: 1968-12 - 1970-12
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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International law on submarines, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/53
Scope and Contents From the Series:

[?] Papers used in the official naval history of the Second World War.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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 HM Submarine 'Churchill'", 1968-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/1/11
Scope and Contents

Photographs of MS's launch of the submarine at Vickers Limited Barrow Shipbuilding Works, Barrow-in-Furness [Lancashire].

Dates: 1968-12-20
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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