Curzon-Howe Papers at the National Maritime Museum
Records of Naval Service for A G Curzon Howe 1895-1905
Logbooks of HMS GALATEA 1868-70 in Australia and New Zealand and 1870-71 in Falkland Isles, of HMS ROYAL ADELAIDE Aug 10-17 1871 Devonport, and of HMS HERCULES 18 Aug-2 Oct 1871 Lisbon and Gibraltar, 2 Oct 1871-4 Aug 1873 Madeira, Teneriffe, Lisbon, Leith, Tronkheim and Bergen.
Memos 2 Dec 1888-1 Oct 1889 issued by Sir E R Fremantle, C-in-C on BOADICEA during blockade of east coast of Africa.
Memos 16 Oct-5 Nov 1890 issued by Sir E R Fremantle, C-in-C on BOADICEA, east coast of Africa expedition.
Fishery reports, Newfoundland 1892-95.
Account of the Battle of Yalu River 17 Sep 1894 between the Japanese and Chinese fleets.
Papers of HMS CLEOPATRA in Nicaragua in 1894 including copies of the BLUEFIELDS MESSENGER and booklets concerning inauguration and anniversary celebration of chief of Mosquito Reservation, Robert Henry Clarence 1891 and 1893.
Photographs taken by P P Ortego, Bluefields, Nicaragua including three entitled 'Disobedience of Orders' and signed portraits, one dated 1894 given to Capt Curzon-Howe.
'Fleet anchorages in the Mediterranean' including maps and index 1895-1900.
'Night signalling', compiled by Capt Percy Scott containing photographs of different types of lamp signals and their advantages and disadvantages 1897-99.
Letter from Capt Percy Scott to Curzon-Howe 10 May 1898.
Two booklets entitled 'Communication between ships' by Percy Scott with some written additions n.d.
Sundry papers relating to the China Fleet 1903-4 including reports of Adm Togo.
'Strategical exercises' 25 Feb 1906 signed by P Louis of Battenburg in Drake.
'Grand Manoeuvres' 1906 by Vice-Adm Curzon-Howe, 2nd in command on HMS CAESAR, Channel Fleet
Confidential orders for combined fleet, exercise Lagos 1907.
Admiral's personal set of papers, both in and out letters and copies 1906-10 including letters concerning accusation of negligence against SWIFTSURE in Adona 1909.
'Manoeuvres', Curzon Howe as C-in-C, Mediterranean Jun 1909.
'Manoeuvres', Curzon Howe as C-in-C, Mediterranean 1909-10.
Printed paper: 'Route of HMS Galatea' from 26 Feb 1867-19 May 1871 showing departure dates, ports, mileage etc.
'The London Gazette' 6 Jan 1891.
Booklet: 'Notes on Manoevering' by 'M.C.S.' for private cirulation with initials of various officers n.d.
'The Gazette' for Zanzibar and East Africa 2 Sep 1896.
Notes on Fleet Manoeuvres, HMS RENOWN 1899 includes separate booklet 'Fleet Manoeuvres-T.A. system as practised by Sir G Tryon', with note made by Sir G Noel, stamped as received on HMS OCEAN 30 Jul 1900.
Menu from 'palais d'Abdine' 17 Nov 1909 with embossed crest and printed name Adm the Honorable Sir Assheton G Curzon Howe.
Signed and framed portrait photograph of Prince Edward aged about 16, shortly before becoming Prince of Wales and subsequently Edward VIII.