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Navy, Royal Navy (general)

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Date: 1500-1944
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (central) > Admiralty
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C65387 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O48311 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
16th cent-17th cent: various records
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Catalogus codicum MSS IV
2
1557, 1560, 1632: victualling books
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
3
16th cent-18th cent: warrants, ledgers, corresp, registers, accounts and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Index to Add MSS 1783-1835
4
17th cent-18th cent: misc papers
Hampshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 8990 Shelley Rolls
5
1597, 1600: journal of the fleet under the Earl of Essex
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Catalogum codicum MSS IV
6
1600-1806: accounts, corresp, papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
1644-46: book of wages paid to seamen
The National Archives
NRA 30828 State Papers
8
c1690: list and details of all ships
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 7864
9
1690-93: George Tollet, commissioner, account rolls
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 25766
10
1664: list of ships
Glamorgan Archives
NRA 6584
11
1707-83, 1802-03: estimates
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Summary Guide 1966
12
c1718: fleet list of frigates, rates, ships, commanders, men, guns and divisions
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 6160
13
1754-59: accounts for navy crew members
Plymouth and West Devon Record Office
NRA 4157 W Devon RO misc
14
c1800: MSS volume of standing orders
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 4613 Devon RO
15
1941-1944: war diary of 7th Motor Gun Boat Flotilla, Royal Naval Coastal Forces (Lowestoft)
Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch
See Annual Return 2005
16
1916: record of naval gunnery in action relating to six British battlecruisers: HMS Lion, HMS Princess Royal, HMS Tiger, HMS New Zealand, HMS Indomitable and HMS Inflexible, Grand Fleet, possibly relating to the Battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916, by anon serving officer
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive

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served in Royal Navy
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