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First World War (1914-1918)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1452 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/47
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta, to Admiralty, reporting that four cables between Gibraltar and Britain had failed in the last 24 hours [typescript copy].

Dates: 24 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/48
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar to Admiralty, reporting that Submarine B7 has sailed for Malta [typescript copy].

Dates: 24 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/49
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on request from the War Office for lighters to be prepared for landing troops at the Dardanelles, asking if Maltese coal lighters would be suitable [typescript copy].

Dates: 24 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/50
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, orders to call the three Monitors into Malta, and hold them there until further orders [typescript copy].

Dates: 26 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/57
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, on request from Vice Admiral Sackville Carden that the three Monitors arrive at Mudros by 12 Apr, asking if they were to be sent [typescript copy].

Dates: 02 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/58
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta confirming that the three Monitors be sent to Mudros, as requested by Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden, provided that they could be made fit for service in time. Asking him to remind Carden that the monitors were designed for river service and were not seaworthy in open sea, except in smooth water [typescript copy].

Dates: 04 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/59
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, asking for report on progress in fitting six lighters to protect ships against mines in the Dardanelles, asking if the vessels would be at Mudros by 12 Apr [typescript copy].

Dates: 06 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/60
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta, to Admiralty, reporting on progress in fitting six lighters to protect ships against mines in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 06 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/61
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Vice Admiral Sackville Carden, Dardanelles to Admiralty, reporting that it was probably necessary for HMS "Inflexible" to make repairs and be docked at Malta before proceeding to Gibraltar, suggesting that Captain Richard Phillimore of "Inflexible" be appointed Principal Beach Master for the Dardanelles landings [typescript copy].

Dates: 08 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/62
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to the French Minister of Marine, Paris, on desirability of sending a Captain, Royal Navy to be attached to the French Fleet under Admiral de Lapeyrere [typescript copy].

Dates: 08 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/63
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty Rear-Admiral Mark Kerr, C. in C., Greek Navy, on the cruiser and four destroyers being built in Britain for the Greek Government, and urgently required for the Royal Navy. Stating that before requisitioning them they wished to obtain the friendly compliance of the Greek Government [typescript copy].

Dates: 09 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/65
Scope and Contents

Telegram from C. in C., East Indies, Port Said, to Admiralty, on reports that since the British had favoured Russian claims to Constantinople, the Balkan states had leant towards the Turkish side [typescript copy].

Dates: 09 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/66
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, reporting on discovery of a more efficient method of making smoke, using benzol and green oil. Stating that supplies would be sent out from Britain, to go directly to Mudros [typescript copy].

Dates: 10 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/67
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, asking when HMS "Inflexible" would be ready for action [typescript copy].

Dates: 10 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/68
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta, to Admiralty, on repairs to HMS "Inflexible" [typescript copy].

Dates: 10 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/69
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta, to Admiralty, reporting that there was no prospect of HMS "Inflexible" being ready for action within six weeks. Estimating 10-12 weeks if the work was done at Malta [typescript copy].

Dates: 10 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/70
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on repairs to HMS "Inflexible", ordering her to be removed to Gibraltar, where the work could be carried out more quickly [typescript copy].

Dates: 10 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/76
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Vice Admiral, Dardanelles to Admiralty, reporting sinking of transport "Manitou" by torpedo boat [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/77
Scope and Contents

Admiralty Chief Censor's intercepted message from Havas, Paris to Reuter, London, reported that the Austrian fleet had received two German Zeppelins, one of which had been lost while maneuvering over the Adriatic [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/78
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Vice Admiral Eastern Mediterranean to Admiralty, on transports [typescript copy].

Dates: 18 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/79
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Magazines, Malta to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, reporting completion of temporary repairs to HMS "Inflexible" [typescript copy].

Dates: 20 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/80
Scope and Contents

Telegram from French Naval Attacht, Admiralty, London to Ministry of Marine, Paris, reporting that the felucca "Deseada" now at Palma was reported as suspect, and the "Pelorus" had received orders to capture her as soon as she was outside territorial waters [typescript copy].

Dates: 20 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/81
Scope and Contents

Admiralty History Section precis of telegrams on German submarines in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 22 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/82
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Senior naval Officer, Gibraltar to Admiralty, on suspect felucca "Deseada" [typescript copy].

Dates: 23 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/84
Scope and Contents

Admiralty Chief Censor's intercepted message from Yde, Copenhagen to Exchange Telegraph Co., London on rumours that Germans were making preparations for an attempt to operate in the Mediterranean [typescript copy].

Dates: 24 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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