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Naval intelligence officer’s notebook of Erskine Childers Pubblico Deposited

Naval intelligence officer's notebook of details of Robert Erkine Childers regarding the use of naval armaments during wartime.

Abstract
  • Naval intelligence officer's notebook of details of Robert Erkine Childers regarding the use of naval armaments during wartime. Includes such headings as '[Torpedo] adjustments for War', 'Adjustments for Attack', '"S" Mines Type I'. Contains sketches and details of German warships 'Koenig', 'Kaiser', ‘Helgoland’, ‘Nassau’, 'Wittlesbach', 'Hagen', 'Kaiser Barbarossa', Derfflinger' and 'Seydlitz'. These sketches have been pasted onto the notebook pages. Childers joined the Royal Navy as an Intelligence Officer at the start of WWI and was active in the North Sea and the Dardanelles. He was promoted to Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Naval reserve in 1916. Extent: 23 folios.
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Series title
  • Papers of Robert Erskine and Mary Childers: Papers
Collection title
  • Papers of Robert Erskine Childers (1870-1922) and of his wife Mary Alden Childers (née Osgood)
Medium
  • ink
Support
  • paper (fiber product)
Language
Subject
Parola chiave
Genre
  • notebooks
  • Sketches
  • Drawings
  • Manuscripts
Identifier
  • IE TCD MS 11299
Location
  • Manuscripts & Archives Research Library, Trinity College Dublin
Rights statement
  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Ultima modifica
  • 12/08/2020
Resource type
Source
  • 0107360
Digital object identifier
  • MS11299_01

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