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CHAR 19/8 Official: Admiralty: War Cabinet papers by WSC.

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CHAR 19/8/1

List of papers by the First Lord of the Admiralty [WSC], giving reference number and subject.

1940
CHAR 19/8/2

Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on broadcasting of shipping losses.

11 Jan 1940
CHAR 19/8/3

Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on German attacks on Swedish and Norwegian shipping.

25 Jan 1940
CHAR 19/8/4

Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on Scapa Flow [Orkney Islands, Scotland], containing an independent account by Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso].

1 7,[1]p
23 Jan 1940
CHAR 19/8/5-6

Typed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on the "Asama Maru" incident, attaching a telegram from the Commander-in-Chief, China [?Admiral Sir Percy Noble].

04 Feb 1940
CHAR 19/8/7

Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on [1st] Lord Stamp's [Adviser on Economic Co-ordination to Ministerial Committee] paper regarding the war effort. [annotated by WSC: "where is it?"].

1 3,[1]p
07 Feb 1940
CHAR 19/8/8

Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on Scapa Flow [Orkney Islands, Scotland], with comments prepared by the Civil Lord [Captain Austin Hudson].

1 2p
13 Feb 1940
CHAR 19/8/9

Printed memorandum by WSC for the War Cabinet on degaussing [demagnetisation] of merchant ships.

1 2p
15 Mar 1940
CHAR 19/8/10-11

Typed note by WSC for the War Cabinet headed "Palestine land measures", circulating a copy of a telegram from Dr [Chaim] Weizmann [President of the World Zionist Organisation and Jewish Agency for Palestine].

24 Feb 1940
CHAR 19/8/12

Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet repeating a telegram from the Chief Secretary to Government of United Provices [?Francis Mudie] to Secretary of State for India [2nd Lord Zetland, earlier Lord Ronaldshay] on a riot at Nawabganj, India.

24 Feb 1940
CHAR 19/8/13

Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on planned joint Naval mining operations with the French, involving the Royal Marines.

1 2,[2]p
04 Mar 1940
CHAR 19/8/14-15

Typed memorandum by WSC for the War Cabinet on publication of shipping losses.

26 Apr 1940
CHAR 19/8/16

Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on "Survey of Employment (Engineering, Motor and Aircraft Group)".

04 May 1940