Bound copy of typescript memoir entitled 'Rejoining the Navy', giving a brief summary of his life and career, 1933-1955, and a detailed account of his role as Staff Officer (Trade) to the Commander-in-Chief, Eastern Atlantic Area during Exercise LIFELINE, a NATO exercise in naval control of shipping, 1955.
ELLWOOD, Capt Michael Oliver Dundas, RN (b 1894)
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- ReferenceGB 99 KCLMA Ellwood
- Dates of Creation1955
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 volume
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Born in 1894; educated at Cheam School, Surrey, and Royal Naval Colleges, Osbourne and Dartmouth; entered RN, 1907; Lt, 1916; Cdr, 1929; retired 1934; rejoined as Capt, 1939; Naval Liaison Officer to Resident Minister for West Africa, 1943-1944; Maintenance Capt, on staff of Flag Officer Commanding West Africa, 1944-1945; Officer Commanding, Anthorn Naval Air Station, 1945-1946; Naval Control of Shipping Officer, 1952; Staff Officer (Trade) to the Commander-in-Chief, Eastern Atlantic Area during NATO Exercise LIFELINE, 1955.
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Presented to the Centre by Derek Law in 1989.
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Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/lhcma/top.htm, and published in hard copy.
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Department of Documents, Imperial War Museum (Ref: PP/MCR/229).
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