Catalogue descriptionAdmiralty and Ministry of Defence: Undersurface Warfare Department: Registered Files (USW Series)

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Details of ADM 332
Reference: ADM 332
Title: Admiralty and Ministry of Defence: Undersurface Warfare Department: Registered Files (USW Series)

This series consists of registered files of the Undersurface Warfare Department, dealing with submarines and their associated weapons and detection systems, and other underwater weapons, both air and surface launched.

Date: 1964-1970

By file number within year of opening

Related material:

Reports and Technical Notes of the Admiralty Underwater Weapons Establishment relating to the design, development and testing of underwater weapons and counter-measures can be found in ADM 302

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: USW Series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Board of Admiralty, Undersurface Warfare Department, 1956-1964

Ministry of Defence, Department of the Chief of Naval Staff, Undersurface Warfare Department, 1964-1967

Ministry of Defence, Naval Warfare Department, 1967-

Physical description: 9 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Defence , in 1998

Administrative / biographical background:

The Undersurface Warfare Department, headed by a director, was set up in 1956 under the Department of the Chief of Naval Staff; it was merged with the Surface and Amphibious Warfare Department to become the Naval Warfare Department in 1967.

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