Director of Torpedoes and Mining (Royal Navy)

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The Director of Torpedoes and Mining (D.T.M.) was head of the department of the Admiralty created when the Torpedo Department, formerly a branch of the Naval Ordnance Department, was made an executive body in its own right in April 1917. The role would cease to exist in its own right in 1969.[1]

By 1927, the Director of Torpedoes and Mining was positioned with the Director of Naval Construction, Director of Naval Equipment, Director of Naval Ordnance, Chief Superintendent of Armament Supply, Engineer-in-Chief, Director of Electrical Engineering, Director of Dockyards, Director of Compass Department, Director of Signal Department, and Director of Scientific Research under the control of the Third Sea Lord and Controller.[2]

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Footnotes

  1. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  2. Hamilton, C. I. The Making of the Modern Admiralty: British Naval Policy-Making, 1805-1927. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011, 292
  3. Fitzherbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. p. 524.
  4. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 15 April, 1920. Issue 42385, col A, p. 6.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 15 April, 1920. Issue 42385, col A, p. 6.
  6. Addison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/138. f. 138.
  7. Addison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/138. f. 138.
  8. Donaldson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 230.
  9. Donaldson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 230.
  10. Money Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 215.
  11. Money Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 215.
  12. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/135. f. 135.
  13. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/135. f. 135.
  14. National Archives. Papers of Rear Admiral Brian Egerton (1886 - 1973)
  15. Naval, Military, And Air Force. The Times (London, England), Thursday, Sep 24, 1931; pg. 17; Issue 45936.
  16. Wake-Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/76. 187.
  17. Wake-Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/76. 187.
  18. Inferred from predecessor. Wake-Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/76. 187.
  19. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  20. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  21. Egerton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 69.
  22. Egerton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 69.
  23. Bridges Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/34. f. 34.
  24. Bridges Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/34. f. 34.
  25. Parker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46 f. 16.
  26. Parker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46 f. 16.
  27. Bridges Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/34. f. 34.
  28. Bridges Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/34. f. 34.