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  Topic: The Hydraulic Manual - What Was It?
andy303

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2008 1:10 pm   Subject: The Hydraulic Manual - What Was It?
Dreadnought's "Guns" in that commission was none other than Richmond's protoge and friend K.G.B. Dewar. I have his Service Record as well and no mention of the affair is made.

The Manual Of Hydraul ...
  Topic: The Hydraulic Manual - What Was It?
andy303

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 7:32 pm   Subject: The Hydraulic Manual - What Was It?
I recently got a copy of Capt. Herbert W. Richmond's "Summary of Confidential Remarks" from his Service Record. The only blackmark appearing against him was a notation made at the end of Dreadnought's ...
  Topic: Torpedo Attack on HMS Dreadnought
andy303

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2007 6:06 pm   Subject: Torpedo Attack on HMS Dreadnought
Did a google search and came up with this link:

http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/1114172/index.html

A film clip made in May, 1907. Anyone have access to it?
  Topic: Independent Reseachers
andy303

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2006 12:14 pm   Subject: Independent Reseachers
Thanks for the replies Adrian and Simon.
Richmond did have the confidence of Fisher prior to his being promoted to Captain, which may explain his assignment to Dreadnought.
Here is a snippet of som ...
  Topic: Independent Reseachers
andy303

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 5:39 pm   Subject: Captain Herbert Richmond
Tone:
In Marder's "Portrait of an Admiral: The Papers of Adm. Sir Herbert Richmond" , and in the originals that I perused at the NMM, Richmond has a rather low opinion, indeed is scathing, in his cr ...
  Topic: Independent Reseachers
andy303

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 10:30 am   Subject: Independent Reseachers
Can anyone recommend a reseacher familiar with the Admiralty records held at the National Archives in London? I am looking for information on Adm. Sir Herbert Richmond. Thanks!
  Topic: Dreadnought Relics
andy303

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2006 1:42 pm   Subject: Dreadnought Relics
Tone: Oh my oh my. NOW theres a find!
Last year I saw a broken barometer with a mahagoney wood back that was supposed to be wood salvaged from the Dreadnought, although it had no markings. I wonder h ...
  Topic: Dreadnought Relics
andy303

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2006 12:31 pm   Subject: Dreadnought Relics
Greetings to the Forum!
Not long after the Dreadnought Conference I acquired a small piece of the ship herself: a small copper bowl (aka ashtray) made from copper salvaged from Dreadnought and stampe ...
  Topic: Feb 9th-11th, 2006 Dreadnought Conference Greenwich UK
andy303

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PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2006 12:20 pm   Subject: Feb 9th-11th, 2006 Dreadnought Conference Greenwich UK
I will also be attending the conference.
  Topic: Manuals I have... and those I want!
andy303

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PostForum: Manuals and Handbooks   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 9:37 pm   Subject: Grahan Navyphone Reference
Tone: I love your site! In reading the details you posted on the Manual of Torpedo Drill, you mentioned the Navyphone. I found a reference (in fench) to the Graham Navyphone used on the Titanic. I do ...
 
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