May Papers at the National Maritime Museum

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Papers of Admiral of the Fleet William Henry May.

MAY/1

Collection of photographs n.d. Transferred to the Historic Photographs and Ships' Plans Department.

MAY/2

Charts of Naval Maneouvres 1913

MAY/3

Records of weekly sailing races, Mediterranean Fleet, 1895-96.

MAY/4

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.

MAY/5

Volume containing logbooks of HMS LIFFEY Jun 1869-Nov 1870 and HMS HERCULES Apr 1871-Aug 1873.

MAY/6

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.

MAY/7

MAY/7/1

Report by Adm May on submerged torpedoes and a diagram, 1884.

MAY/7/2

Correspondence regarding the scheme for use of Admiralty built trawlers for fishing and trawling, 1919.

MAY/8

No entry.

MAY/9

MAY/9/1

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.

MAY/9/2

Reports by Sub-Committees of the Admiralty Reconstruction Committee which have been submitted to the Board, n.d.

MAY/10

Tactical reports 1908-13, including essays on tactics and reports on naval manoeuvres, 1912-13

MAY/11

MAY/11/1

HMS ALERT, Arctic expedition, May 1875-Feb 1876.

MAY/11/2

Sledging journal, Apr-Jun 1876.

MAY/12

Logbooks of HMS VICTORIA 1864-67 and HMS LIFFEY 1867-69.

MAY/13

Journal of W May, Apr 1875-Oct 1876 and separate bound volume containing papers removed from the journal.

MAY/13/1

Journal of W May, Apr 1875-Oct 1876. See also MAY/13/2 for collection of inserts removed from this journal.

MAY/13/2

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.