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Naval battles

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 9 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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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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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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