Letter: Stone & Rolfe Ltd., Burrows Chambers, Swansea to Captain Hughes

Scope and Content

LETTER: Stone & Rolfe Ltd., Burrows Chambers, Swansea to Captain Hughes informing him that the Ministry of Shipping is anxious to obtain the views of masters of steamers as to the effect of degaussing, if any on the compasses of the steamer and would like some information to forward to the Ministers withour delay.

Attached.

NOTE by Mr Rodney Hughes that "the S.S. Hubbastone was one of the first ships during World War II to be fitted with the Degaussing Wire to combat the Magnetic Mine".

Conditions Governing Access

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Note

Os gwelwch yn dda archebwch y dogfenau gan ddefnyddio y rhif cyfeirnod amgen (lle ddarperidd) / Please order documents using the alternative reference number (where provided)

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Cyflwr da/Good condition