Keyes Papers. Vol. lxxxiii. Reports on British and foreign submarine const ... 

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      GB 58 Add MS 82455
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000247.0x0002b5
  • Dates of Creation
      1907-1915
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

Keyes Papers. Vol. lxxxiii. Reports on British and foreign submarine construction; 1907-1915, n.d. Partly printed. Contains: reports and memoranda by S. S. Hall, Cdr A. P. Addison, Assistant Inspecting Captain of Submarines, Engr. Cdr Hugh S. Garwood, Capt. M. Fitzmaurice, Capt. Wilfred Henderson, H. G. Williams, E. H. T. d’Eyncourt, Vice-Adm. Jellicoe, Sir William Graham Greene, permanent secretary of the Admiralty, H. F. Oliver, and Keyes. Contains: papers on British, Swedish, German, Italian, and French submarine manufacturers and construction; a report by Keyes on whether Vickers should be allowed to produce submarines for Greece when they cannot fulfil their Royal Navy orders and a critique of Vickers work on contracts for submarine construction; details of numbers of submarines in service and under construction; the supply of engines; the history of submarine construction in Britain; dimensions of submarines; and the organisation of existing British submarines. Also contains comparisons of sums voted for the construction of submarines in Britain and Germany and reports on visits to French, German, and Italian submarine and periscope manufacturers, and to witness diving trials of an Italian submarine. Contains Submarines 1914-1920, by the Department of Naval Construction, Admiralty, with a covering note from Cdr Addison to Keyes.

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