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Papers relating to his time at Fairfields, 1898-1902: notes and memoranda relating to shipyard problems, including notes of Fairfield's premium incentive wage scheme and a letter from Philip Watts 1900.

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Papers relating to his time at Fairfields, 1898-1902: memoranda relating to Royal Navy Ships, including schedules, specifications, plans, indicated Horse Power and Speed Curves of proposed buildings of Cruisers and Destroyers.

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Papers relating to his time at Fairfields, 1898-1902: papers relating to merchant ships built by other yards, including details of the BRAEMAR CASTLE (Barclay Curle), the INVERNIA (Swan Hunter) and the SAXON (Harland and Wolff).

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Papers relating to his time at Armstrong Whitworth (Elswick) 1902-12: concerning shipyard problems, labour and shipyard costs, dispute with Ordnance department over contracts for electrical work and Royal Naval ship prices.

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Papers relating to his time at Armstrong Whitworth (Elswick) 1902-12: concerning negotiations to build submarines under licence from the Lake Torpedo Boat Company 1904-6.

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Papers relating to his time at Armstrong Whitworth (Elswick) 1902-12: concerning Royal Naval Ship Design including plans, weights and trial results, of ships unsuccessfully tendered for, HMS SWIFTSHIRE, INVINCIBLE, ADVENTURE, AFRIDI and floating cranes, report on underwater torpedo experiment 1905-6 and of Palma's proposed 30 knot destroyer.

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Papers relating to his time at Armstrong Whitworth (Elswick) 1902-12: concerning merchant ship design including SS ARAL1891, Sir William Mullock's enquiry for Atlantic liners for Canada 1901 and Elswick design no.1080, proposed fast passenger liner, Buenos Aires to Genoa.

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Papers relating to his time at Armstrong Whitworth (Elswick) 1902-12: concerning the design of foreign warships in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, China, Greece, Japan (including report by Armstrong's Far Eastern representative on Russian warships sunk at Port Arthur 1905), Norway, Portugal, Spain and Turkey.

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Papers relating to his time at Armstrong Whitworth (Elswick) 1902-12: concerning D'Eyncourt's visits to Brazil 1910 and Mar-Jun 1911 to secure the revised contract for the Brazilian battleship RIO DE JANEIRO, also plans of Elswick design 494A MINAS GERAES, 645, 682, 684, 685, 687, 689.

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Papers relating to his time at Armstrong Whitworth (Elswick) 1902-12: plans and notes of unidentified ships including Elswick design no. 246, proposed 400 ton gunboat, crane barge, metacentric diagram no. 640, battleship, Apr-May 1910, also design for Cunard liners and steamer for the Boston Towboat Company.

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Papers relating to his time at Armstrong Whitworth (Elswick) 1902-12: file containing draft letters and memoranda almost exclusively to or from D'Eyncourt 1902-12 concerning most aspects of Elswick shipyard.

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Pocket book of plans of HMS KING GEORGE V, launched 1911.

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Desk diary 1919.

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Desk diary with entries for Jan-Jun 1920 only.

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Printed pamphlet: 'Records of Warship Construction during the War. 1914-18' vol I, includes details of capital ship, battle cruiser, light cruiser, destroyer, monitor and submarine construction.

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Printed pamphlet: 'Records of Naval Construction during the War. 1914-18' vol II part 1, includes records of aircraft carrier and armed merchant cruiser constructions.

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Printed pamphlet: 'Records of Naval Construction during the War. 1914-18' vol II part 2, including details of rigid airship and trawler and drifter construction.

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Bible bearing the name of Mary Diana Bunbury 27 Feb 1833.

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Bible given to D'Eyncourt by his mother 1899 including a family register.

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Plans of the battleships constructed during D'Eyncourt's period as DNC1912-24, including ROYAL SOVEREIGN Class, IRON DUKE, QUEEN ELIZABETH, and Brazilian battleship RIO DE JANEIRO.

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Plans of battlecruisers constructed during D'Eyncourt's period as DNC1912-24 including RENOWN, REPULSE and HOOD.

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10 folded and rolled Admiralty plans of cruisers constructed during D'Eyncourt's period as DNC1912-24, including FURIOUS, CERES class light cruisers, 'E' class light cruisers, CARLISLE Class light cruisers and CALLIOPE class light cruisers.

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Plans of submarines and monitors constructed during D'Eyncourt's period as DNC1912-24 including a book of plans of various different classes of submarines 'New Monitors' Dec 1916, and HMS CLIVE.

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Plans and curves of speed and horse power of various ships constructed during D'Eyncourt's period as DNC1912-24 including a book of plans of DIOMEDE and DESPATCH and plans of different types of sloops and minesweepers.

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Various large plans including a 15 knot Admiralty designed oil tanker 1915, CORAGEOUS, TIGER, QUEEN ELIZABETH Class and a set of plans of the Dartford Tunnel.

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Various large rolled plans including battleship designs 'D' , February 1916; battleship designs 'B', January 1916 and designs of Spanish battleships: ESPANA, ALFONSO XIII, JAIME I, arrangement of armament, armour and protection.

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Rolled honours and certificates including a certificate of membership of The Institute of Civil Engineers 1920 and the 'Ordre National De La Legion D'Honneur' 1918.

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Printed pamphlets including a report 'On the Vulnerability of Capital Ships to Air Attack' 1936, an obituary notice of Sir Philip Watts by D'Eyncourt, copies of an obituary notice of Sir Alfred Yarrow also by D'Eyncourt and some press cuttings.

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Photographs relating to D'Eyncourt's career mainly of warships including the sinking of HMS AUDACIOUS 27 October 1914, damage to SS ASPEN-LEAF Jan 1917, series showing the launching of Spanish cruisers BELEARES 1932 and CANARIAS 1931, motor yacht LILLIAN, some First World War photographs of Verdun and some early tank photographs.

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Large photographs relating to D'Eyncourt's career including HMS REPULSE 14 August 1916, launch of SS SHIRAK 1926, a K class submarine, a R9 airship and the memorial to Sir William White circa 1916 (Director of Naval Construction 1885-1902).

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