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Reference: ADM 136
Title: Admiralty: Office of the Controller of the Navy and successors: Ships' Books (Series II)

These volumes consist of reports and other papers giving the history of the maintenance of a ship (hull, machinery and armament) from construction to disposal; in some cases details of complements are also given. This series of ships' books took the form of a loose-leaf album, and contains a selection of ships, mainly those of particular historical fame or of naval significance.

Date: 1854-1962

The ships' books in this series are arranged, as far as possible, in chronological order of date of launching.

Separated material:

Many more books of this series have been deposited at the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich, a partial list of which is held by the Navy Listing Section, CS(RM) 1, Ministry of Defence.

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

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

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

Physical description: 50 volume(s)
Access conditions: Normal Closure before FOI Act:

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