2 manuscript letters from his wife, Hanna, with typescript copies and translations (14-20 June 1919); 4 photographs (nd).
Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection GE 30
- Dates of Creation1919
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialGerman English
- Physical Description0.5 file; manuscript, typescript, and photographs.
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter commanded the German High Seas Fleet when it was surrendered to the Royal Navy at Scapa Flow in November 1918. On board the cruiser Emden he issued the order for the fleet to be scuttled on 21 June 1919. His papers have been copied and translated from German into English by C.D.M. Cossar.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
The papers were placed in the Collection by T. Thorneycroft (son of Lieutenant Thorneycroft, RN (Royal Navy), serving at Scapa Flow in 1919). See Research Correspondence File.
In German and English.
Other Finding Aids
German catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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