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Naval battles

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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Battle of Matapan, 1941-03-23 - 2006-04-27

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BTEY 3/3
Scope and Contents Papers on Mavis Batey's work deciphering Italian Naval enigma codes (including a message about an attack on a Royal Navy convoy) and the Battle of Matapan, 28-29 March 1941, including photocopies of naval telegrams. With typescript article entitled 'A Very Personal View of Matapan', by Mavis Batey. Also includes correspondence from Captain Hugh Lee, Admiral M. Maradino of the Stato Maggiore della Marina Ufficio Storico, and Admiral Sir Jock Slater of the Imperial War Museum, and copy of the...
Dates: 1941-03-23 - 2006-04-27
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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Gunnery and Tactics, 1901 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 1
Scope and Contents Printed copies of AHP's privately-circulated papers and correspondence on naval gunnery and strategy, including papers relating to his inventions and articles by contemporary authors.
Dates: 1901 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Italian Naval Enigma Code, 1941-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BTEY 3/2
Scope and Contents Comprising a single photocopied sheet with solution to cipher in folder entitled 'First Italian Message Broken', signed by Mavis Batey.
Dates: 1941-03
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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'Knox, Matapan, Cottage', 2001-10-21 - 2013-10-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BTEY 3/6
Scope and Contents Papers on the breaking of Italian and German Enigma codes, including Mavis Batey's recollections of her work deciphering codes at Bletchley Park; and materials on the life and work of Alfred Dillwyn "Dilly" Knox and Alan Turing for the preparation of talks and commemorative exhibitions at Bletchley Park. With draft of Mavis Batey's article 'Breaking Machines with a Pencil' for The Turing Guide, ed. Jack Copeland et al (Oxford University Press, 2017), and various other magazine articles. Also...
Dates: 2001-10-21 - 2013-10-21
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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Maps, 1914 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 9/5/2
Scope and Contents Bundle of maps, charts, and other diagrams connected with Anthony Pollen's book project and research into the Battle of Jutland.
Dates: 1914 - 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Mers-el-Kébir, 3 juillet 1940: Exposé chronologique du combat de Mers-el-Kébir, d'après les documents photographiques

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10389
Scope and Contents Portfolio produced by A. Devauchelle issued in slipcase including dedicated compartments for 75 photographs (15 photographs of the site before the attack, 54 photographs of the attack, 6 photographs of the military funeral), a copy of 'Expose chronologique du combat de Mers-el-Kébir' (cover title: 'Mers-el-Kébir, 3 juillet 1940'), and a facsimile ("réimpression pour complément de collection") excerpt of issue 5085 of the journal "L'illustration", 24 August 1940, pages [453]-462, including an...
Dates: 1980s?
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Proof copies of maps of naval engagements, 1941-4

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CRES 6/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising manuscripts of books, lectures, research notes and correspondence.
With Ralph Hudleston's notes on the defence of seabourne trade, 1911.
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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Staff College lectures, 1931 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CRES 3/1
Scope and Contents Comprimising: "The Operations of 19th August 1916", 17 June 1931; "The Grand Fleet, 1917-1918", 26 June 1931; "The Battle of Heligoland Bight, 28 August 1914", 2 May 1932; and "The Scarborough Raid", 9 May 1932.
Dates: 1931 - 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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Staff College lectures, 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CRES 3/2
Scope and Contents Including: "The Battle of the Dogger Bank", 13 May 1932; "Mediterranean 1914 I", 8 February 1932; "Mediterranean 1914 II", 15 February 1932; "Mediterranean 1914 III", 18 February 1932; "The Battle of the Dogger Bank", for the Junior Officers' War Course, 11 July 1932.
Dates: 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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The Papers of Captain Arthur Clarke

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AWCL
Scope and Contents This collection includes the official and private log books he compiled during the period while he was a midshipman, with fine plans and sketches, perhaps the most interesting of which are those relating to the Dardanelles campaign. The collection also contains a number of photograph albums showing the life of these very young officers - Clarke and his contemporaries - during this period. The collection is completed with Captain Clarke's two-volume biography which describes, as well as his...
Dates: 1898 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Commander A. A. Fraser Macliesh

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MACL
Scope and Contents This collection mainly consists of Macliesh's diaries that deal with events at Gallipoli but there are also some letters and photographs.
Dates: 1914 - 1916
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ANCG
Scope and Contents The papers comprise signals, letters and miscellaneous papers relating to Admiral Cunninghame Graham's Naval service in both world wars and the inter-war period; his correspondence with Professor Arthur Marder and his correspondence on the subject of the libel action brought by Captain Jack Broome, RN, against David Irving for his book on convoy PQ 17; and papers, press-cuttings and recollections dating from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Dates: 1913 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of the 1st Viscount Hood of Catherington and of Rear Admiral Horace Hood

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HOOD
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a small group of papers relating to the first Viscount Hood (1724-1816), a larger, mostly personal, group of the papers of Admiral Horace Hood (1870-1916) and the Pocock sketches.
Dates: 1782 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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World War I, 1916 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FWCT 1
Scope and Contents Photographs relating to the Battle of Jutland and correspondence on Fawcett's account of the battle.
Dates: 1916 - 1921
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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Zachary Grey: The Glory of the British Flag exemplified. In a chronological Series of the most memorable victories obtained at Sea. By the Bravest of Our English Admirals, Sea captains etc...Extracted from our best Naval-Writers, and English Historians

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3847
Scope and Contents fo. 1v: 'Rd Day', and booksellers notes in pencil.
Dates: 1760 (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).

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.