Fisher Papers at the National Maritime Museum
A list of the papers of Admiral Sir William W. Fisher in the possession of the National Maritime Museum, London.
Career until 1918: notes for a speech on German policy c.1912.
Career until 1918: W W Fisher's scheme for an offensive into Heligoland Bight 30 Dec 1914.
Career until 1918: W W Fisher's plan to couter destroyer attacks 13 Mar 1916 (laying mines from light curisers).
Career until 1918: Anti-submarine proposals by W W F 5 Dec 1916.
Career until 1918: plan for an attack on the Elbe estuary n.d.
Career until 1918: plan for an attack on the Weser n.d. J.J.Thompson?
Career until 1918: Letter from E Rutherford, R Trefamm, J J Thompson on need for a Naval Research Laboratory 15 May 1918.
Career until 1918: report on rate of destruction of enemy submarines 4 Jun 1918 and other anti-submarine papers.
Career until 1918: notes for lecture on the anti-submarine offensive 1917-18 by W W Fisher.
Mediterranean 1919-22: papers on the situation in Black Sea and Mediterranean.
Disarmament 1929-31: papers on Disarmament Conference 1929-30 including drafts, memoranda and telegrams.
Disarmament 1929-31: paper on problems of disarmament and an article 'A Problem of the Defence of Communications' and some other documents.
Disarmament 1929-31: letter from W W F on disarmament 18 Dec 1931.
Discipline and Organisation 1931-33: proposals by W W F for organising the service into fifteen divisions 18 Dec 1931 with letters from Capt J A G Troup, Capt H G Thursfield and Rear-Adm H H Rose.
Discipline and Organisation 1931-33: papers on discipline and organisation 1932.
General Policy: papers on matters of naval policy and shipbuilding n.d.
General Policy: papers on tactics n.d.
General Policy: notes for treaty discussions with Egypt 1936 with a press notice of a naval exercise off Alexandria and a letter from RARH T Raikes.