Catalogue description Navy Board and Admiralty: Office of the Comptroller of the Navy later Controller of the Navy: Reports, Estimates, Orders and other Papers Relating to Ship Building and Repairs

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Reference: ADM 95
Title: Navy Board and Admiralty: Office of the Comptroller of the Navy later Controller of the Navy: Reports, Estimates, Orders and other Papers Relating to Ship Building and Repairs
Description:

This series contains reports on the sailing qualities of ships; estimates and orders for shipbuilding and stores, etc; lists of ships built, repaired or building; and entries of warrants from the Navy Board, etc.

Date: 1688-1959
Arrangement:

Foreign ship names beginning with El, La, Le, San, Santa, St etc are listed under their prefix. eg El Corso appears under 'El' rather than 'Corso'.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Board of Admiralty, Controller of the Navy, 1860-1912

Board of Admiralty, Directorate of Naval Construction, 1913-1958

Board of Admiralty, Ship Department, Naval Construction Division, 1959-1964

Board of Admiralty, Steam Department, 1850-1869

Board of Admiralty, Surveyor of the Navy, 1832-1860

Navy Board, Comptroller of the Navy, 1558-1832

Physical description: 108 files and volumes
Publication note:

The source on which the standardisation of names is based is JJ Colledge, Ships of the Royal Navy: an historical index, volume 1 (David and Charles, 1969).

Unpublished finding aids:

Four supplementary finding aids (1: an index to pieces 23 to 62; 2: a list of possible ships' name variants; 3: reports etc; 4: a list of miscellaneous items) are available. Please speak to staff at the enquiry desk for their precise location .

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