John Kelly Papers at the National Maritime Museum
Letters of J.D.K. Himsier, 1893-1911; a wound certificate; list of his term in BRITANNIA, Dec 1883.
Diary of holiday journeys, 1901-3; letters from brother Harry and Prince Louis of Battenberg.
The Tenedos Times, duplicate issues of paper issued at Tenedos, Sep-Dec 1914.
Papers from the DUBLIN, 1914-16. Includes report of unsuccessful attack on the GOEBEN; Orders, signals received, reports of proceedings in Dardanelles operation, Feb-May 1915.
Orders received, intelligence and reports of periods in search of a German Raider in West Indian and South American waters, from the WEYMOUTH, Dec 1916-Mar 1917.
Signals and orders concerning surrender of the High Seas Fleet and its voyage from Rosyth to Scapa. Report of meeting on Pay and prospects, 7 Jan 1919. Letters from Beatty and the French Adm Guepratte, from the PRINCESS ROYAL, Grand Fleet, 1918-17.
Papers from 1919-29. Includes Naval Mission to Greece 1920; See full list in printed catalogue.
Contains letters from Keyes, W.H.D. Boyle and Sir Frederick Field with a reply to Field regarding appointment and the post of First Sea Lord, 1930.
1931 C-in-C, Atlantic Fleet. Papers on the aftermath of the Invergordon mutiny, including Kelly's report on the state of discipline in the Atlantic Fleet. Copies of reports of proceedings of the fleet at Invergordon. Letters from Keyes, Field, Lord Stanhope and A.V. Alexander.
1931 C-in-C, Atlantic Fleet. Papers on personnel matters, also on the position of Vice-Adm Tomkinson and on the loss of HMS PETERSFIELD. Letters from Tyrewhitt, beatty, Chatfield and Field.
1933 C-in-C, Atlantic Fleet. Papers on personnel matters and sail training problem. Letters from Chatfield and Field.
1934-6 C-in-C, Portsmouth. Papers on the collision between the HOOD and RENOWN; programme of the funeral of King George V. Letter from Chatfield mentioning dispute over control of Fleet Air Arm.
Letters on promotion to Adm of the Fleet. n.d.
Letters of condolence after the death of Sir John Kelly. n.d.
Papers on funeral. n.d.
Congratulations sent to Kelly on appointment as Adm of the Fleet. n.d.
Private notebook c 1895.
Photograph album HMS NELSON. n.d.
Portraits and photographs. n.d.
Logbook of HMS THALIA, ROYAL ADELAIDE, AGINCOURT, ANSON and VOLAGE, 1888-1890.