Papers on naval technical subjects; pamphlet 'Notes on the correction of magnetic compass in ships' produced by the Admiralty Compass Observatory, Slough, together with papers on the theory of magnetic compass; a plan for Saltpetre House, Ashurst Wood, Colbury; and a scrapbook of cuttings and engravings of 18th and 19th century date.
Papers of Commander R.C. Wrey
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 738 MS 86
- Dates of Creation1920s-1940s
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The papers were collected by Commander R.C.Wrey.
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Further papers of Commander Wrey are in the archives of the Hampshire Field Club in the Hampshire Record Office, section 35.