Bridges Papers at the National Maritime Museum

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A list of the papers of Paymster Lieutenant Albert F. B. Bridges in the possession of the National Maritime Museum, London.

The papers were presented by A. F. B. Bridges in 1973 and 1982. They consist of a journal, 1912 to 1918; pocket diaries, 1918 to 1920, kept while in the Mediterranean and Black Sea; and a photograph and scrap album belonging to his brother, William M Bridges mainly relating to the surrender of the German fleet, 21 Nov 1918. Related photographs and artifacts are held by the Departments of Pictures and Weapons & Antiquities.

BRG/1/1

Journal 15 Jul 1912-20 May 1918 in ships NEPTUNE, PRINCESS ROYAL, ERIN, BENBOW, NEW ZEALAND and HERCULES, mainly in home waters with the 4th Battle Squadron with photographs, cuttings and ephemera including notes on the Jutland as seen from BENBOW and an abstract of ships' accounts of the Battle of the Falkland Islands (formerly JOD/140/1)

BRG/1/2

Loose material from BRG/1/1. Includes photographs and newspaper cuttings.

BRG/2

Pocket diary 20 May 1918-1 Jul 1919 in DUCHESS OF ARGYLL, LORD NELSON and EMPEROR OF INDIA in the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea during operations against the Bolsheviks

BRG/3

Pocket diary 2 Jul 1919-31 Dec 1920 in EMPEROR OF INDIA, IRON DUKE, BENBOW, SERAPH and MONARCH in the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea during operations against the Bolsheviks

BRG/4

Photograph and scrap album kept by W M Bridges mainly relating to the surrender of the German fleet 21 Nov 1918 and H.M.S. New Zealand and Vega (formerly JOD/140/2)

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