Scope and Content

Keyes Papers. Vol. xcii. Miscellaneous submarine papers; 1913-1916, n.d. Partly printed. Contains: a request for officers to receive petrol for private cars at the Government contract price; papers relating to a naval war conference which was due to take place a week before war was declared; papers on Grand Fleet operations in Sept. 1914; an order from Keyes to have a well-known German sympathiser removed from the Harwich area; signals issued by Keyes warning against sailors talking indiscreetly whilst on leave; notification of Keyes’s appointment as a Competent Naval Authority by Adm. Jellicoe, permitting him to institute Courts Martial; submarine service seniority lists; a paper suggesting ways of blocking Ostend; and extracts from a letter relating to the loss of an Australian submarine off Papua New Guinea.

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