May Papers at the National Maritime Museum
Collection of photographs n.d. Transferred to the Historic Photographs and Ships' Plans Department.
Charts of Naval Maneouvres 1913
Records of weekly sailing races, Mediterranean Fleet, 1895-96.
Volume containing logbooks of HMS HERCULES Sep 1873-Jan 1874, HMS INCONSTANT Oct 1880-Jan 1881 and IMPERIEUSE Apr 1888-Apr 1890, with remarks on voyages.
Volume containing logbooks of HMS LIFFEY Jun 1869-Nov 1870 and HMS HERCULES Apr 1871-Aug 1873.
Report on the supply of oil, 1907; white paper on the international situation, 1908-9 and 1914; first report of the Dardanelles commission and related correspondence, 1917; final report of the Dardanelles commission, Dec 1917 and a report of the Mesopotamia commission, 1917.
Report by Adm May on submerged torpedoes and a diagram, 1884.
Correspondence regarding the scheme for use of Admiralty built trawlers for fishing and trawling, 1919.
Papers on Admiralty Policy 1903-1919: building programme 1908, reconstruction policy 1919, report on the sub-committee on the re-organisation of the R.N.R. and R.N.V.R. 1919 and other papers, 1903-19.
Reports by Sub-Committees of the Admiralty Reconstruction Committee which have been submitted to the Board, n.d.
Tactical reports 1908-13, including essays on tactics and reports on naval manoeuvres, 1912-13
HMS ALERT, Arctic expedition, May 1875-Feb 1876.
Sledging journal, Apr-Jun 1876.
Logbooks of HMS VICTORIA 1864-67 and HMS LIFFEY 1867-69.
Journal of W May, Apr 1875-Oct 1876 and separate bound volume containing papers removed from the journal.
Journal of W May, Apr 1875-Oct 1876. See also MAY/13/2 for collection of inserts removed from this journal.
Papers taken from journal of William May, April 1875 - October 1876. Includes theatrical programmes, menus, concerts and poems. See also MAY/13/1 for the journal from which they were removed.