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The Naval Miscellany, Volume V: De Robeck and the Dardanelles Campaign

Vol 125 (1984 ), Paul G. Halpern

This edition contains documents from the seventeenth century to the Second World War. There is additional material to complement NRS Volume 116 from the Commission of Enquiry in 1608, an account of the Earl of Warwick’s voyage to the Mediterranean in 1627 and documents relating to the management of the Royal Dockyards between 1672 and… Read more »

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The Naval Miscellany, Volume V: Selections from the Memoirs and Correspondence of Captain James Bernard Foley, C.B.E., R.A.N. (1874-1974)

Vol 125 (1984 ), J. V. P. Goldrick

This edition contains documents from the seventeenth century to the Second World War. There is additional material to complement NRS Volume 116 from the Commission of Enquiry in 1608, an account of the Earl of Warwick’s voyage to the Mediterranean in 1627 and documents relating to the management of the Royal Dockyards between 1672 and… Read more »

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The Naval Miscellany, Volume VI: Dudley Pound and the Grand Fleet, 1914-15

Vol 146 (2004), Paul G. Halpern

Edited documents in this Naval Miscellany include the 14th-century repair of Bayonne Galleys, Armada correspondence, the building of Plymouth dockyard, letters of Admiral Collingwood, Nelson’s Public Order Book during his 1801 blockade of Boulogne, Louis Parsons’ journal 1882-1901, Captain Clayton’s letters from the Australia Station 1885-8, Dudley Pound’s Grand Fleet diary 1914-15, and HMS Aurora’s… Read more »

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The Naval Miscellany, Volume VI: On Royal Duty: H.M.S. Aurora’s Report of Proceedings 1945

Edited documents in this Naval Miscellany include the 14th-century repair of Bayonne Galleys, Armada correspondence, the building of Plymouth dockyard, letters of Admiral Collingwood, Nelson’s Public Order Book during his 1801 blockade of Boulogne, Louis Parsons’ journal 1882-1901, Captain Clayton’s letters from the Australia Station 1885-8, Dudley Pound’s Grand Fleet diary 1914-15, and HMS <i>Aurora’s</i>… Tags:

The Naval Miscellany, Volume VII: The Autobiography of Chief Gunner Alexander Grant: H.M.S. Lion at the battle of Jutland

Vol 153 (2008), Eric Grove

This seventh volume of Naval Miscellany contains documents which range in date from the late thirteenth century to the Korean War. They illustrate the many different ways in which the naval forces of the crown have served the realm. Topics covered include the role of ships in campaigns against Scotland under Edward I and Edward… Read more »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume VII: Australian Naval Defence: Selections from the Papers and Correspondence of Captain W. H. C. S. Thring, 1913-34

Vol 153 (2008), David Stevens

This seventh volume of Naval Miscellany contains documents which range in date from the late thirteenth century to the Korean War. They illustrate the many different ways in which the naval forces of the crown have served the realm. Topics covered include the role of ships in campaigns against Scotland under Edward I and Edward… Read more »

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The Naval Miscellany, Volume VII: The Relief of Admiral North from Gibraltar in 1940

Vol 153 (2008), Robin Brodhurst , Michael Simpson

This seventh volume of Naval Miscellany contains documents which range in date from the late thirteenth century to the Korean War. They illustrate the many different ways in which the naval forces of the crown have served the realm. Topics covered include the role of ships in campaigns against Scotland under Edward I and Edward… Read more »

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The Naval Miscellany, Volume VII: The Development of an Independent Navy for Australia: Correspondence between the First Naval Member and the First Sea Lord, 1947-59

Vol 153 (2008), Alastair Cooper

This seventh volume of Naval Miscellany contains documents which range in date from the late thirteenth century to the Korean War. They illustrate the many different ways in which the naval forces of the crown have served the realm. Topics covered include the role of ships in campaigns against Scotland under Edward I and Edward… Read more »

The Cunningham Papers, Volume II: The Triumph of Allied Sea Power, 1942-1946

Vol 150 (2006), M. Simpson

Following America’s entry into World War Two, there was a necessity for the Royal Navy to strengthen co-operation with the United States Navy. Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham’s brief term as head of the British Admiralty Delegation in Washington was to endear him to the Americans so much so that they proposed him as Allied Naval… Read more »

Letters and Papers of Professor Sir John Knox Laughton, 1830-1915

Vol 143 (2002), Professor A.D. Lambert

John Knox Laughton created modern naval history to harmonise the adacemic standards of the new English historical profession with the strategic and doctrinal needs of the contemporary Royal Navy. His correspondents included major figures in both the historical and the naval professions: Alfred T Mahan, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Julian Corbett, Cyprian Bridge and many others…. Read more »

The Cunningham Papers, Volume I: The Mediterranean Fleet, 1939-1942

Vol 140 (1999), M. Simpson

Following America’s entry into World War Two, there was a necessity for the Royal Navy to strengthen co-operation with the United States Navy. Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham’s brief term as head of the British Admiralty Delegation in Washington was to endear him to the Americans so much so that they proposed him as Allied Naval… Read more »

The Somerville Papers

Sir James Somerville (1882-1949) was one of the great influences on the 20th-century navy, both as a commander of fleets and a pioneer of radio and radar. The Admiral’s extensive correspondence, diaries and reports are deposited in the Churchill Archives Centre at Cambridge. These edited selections reveal much of the background about major naval operations… Read more »