Difference between revisions of "Beatty Papers at the National Maritime Museum"
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Birth and early service: letters and papers 8 Nov 1883-9 Nov 1900 including Adm Sir Walter Cowan's recollections of Beatty's early life.
Survey of Nile Cataracts and the Sudan campaign 3 Jun and 22 Sep 1896 and a newspaper cutting (See also BTY/24/1-6).
Boxer rebellion: Beatty's journal 9 Jun-13 Jul 1900 and a photograph of the BARFLEUR.
HMS JUNO: confidential memoranda 10 Feb-20 Sep 1902 and an Intelligence Department minute 11 May 1903.
The refusal of an appointment in the Atlantic Fleet: letters including drafts by Beatty relating to the offer 5-26 Jul 1911.
Naval Secretary to First Lord: files entitled 'Destroyers building at Stettin' and 'Destroyers and Light Cruisers in War' and other papers 9 Oct 1911-21 Dec 1912 (See also BTY/22/1).
1st Battle Cruiser Squadron 1 Feb-9 Oct 1913.
First World War. Battle of Heligoland Bight 28 Aug 1914: folder containing papers 29 Aug-22 Oct 1914.
Beatty and W S Churchill (1874-1965) First Lord of the Admiralty: draft letter and copies of telegrams (n.d.) by Beatty, letter from Churchill 22 Nov 1914 and a paper entitled 'Remarks on the situation in the North Sea' n.d.
Raid on Scarborough 16 Dec 1914: track charts: 18 December 1914 - 26 January 1915 (See also BTY/22/2).
Papers relating to the raid on Scarborough on 16 December 1914 (See also BTY/22/2).
Battle of Dogger Bank 24 Jan 1915: file entitled 'Operations' containing papers 25 Jan-10 Feb 1915.
Battle of Dogger Bank 24 Jan 1915: file entitled 'Notes on action...and ships' reports' 28 Jan-15 Feb 1915.
Battle of Dogger Bank 24 Jan 1915: file entitled 'Officers and Men who distinguished themselves' 30 Jan-5 Mar 1915.
Battle of Dogger Bank 24 Jan 1915: file entitled 'Congratulatory telegrams and letters' containing papers 25 Jan-24 Feb 1915.
Battle of Dogger Bank 24 Jan 1915: file containing miscellaneous papers on the failure of the TIGER to engage her opposite number; information obtained from German prisoners; statement of torpedoes fired; SOUTHAMPTON's reply to challenge by enemy's ships; dockyardmen on board TIGER during action; LION effect of shell hits and choice of projectiles an extract from the Independent 8 Feb 1915; a translation of the German official account of the action; all 29 Jan1915-17 May 1916 (See also BTY/22/2).
Battle of Dogger Bank 24 Jan 1915: reports of the action and related papers 26 Jan-15 Mar 1915.
Battle of Dogger Bank 24 Jan 1915: German account of the action; telegrams of congratulation; and printed track charts 25 Jan-30 Jul 1915.
Papers relating to the command of the 2nd Battle Cruiser Squadron, Grand Fleet mobilisation, and armed trawler operation, and the use of zeppelins and kite ballons 6 Mar-29 Dec 1915 (See also BTY/24/7-13).
Secret orders for operations 22 and 28 Jan (1916?); letter to Asquith about new construction 3 Feb 1916; a folder entitled '5th Battle Squadron' on the construction programme and the distribution of the British fleet 19 Feb-10 Mar 1916; folder entitled 'Conference Friday 12 May 1916, Berthing at Rosyth' 1-18 May 1916 (See also BTY/22/3,4).