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To highlight the ever growing competition the private publishers encountered, by 1918 the British Admiralty Hydrographic Office chart catalogue (H.M.S.O.
William Froude invented the water brake dynamometer in 1877 at the request of the British Admiralty to produce a machine capable of absorbing and measuring the power of large naval engines.
4 Late in 1838, the British Admiralty invited tenders to carry mail from England to North America by steamship.
The British admiralty sent a flotilla of powerful ships to hunt Admiral von Spee squadron, which, by intercepted wireless messages, was caught in the seas around the Falklands.
Tompkins, "Review of British Admiralty Records at the National Archives," Public Records Office, Kew and National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England, 2010; Report on file, NunatuKavut Community Council, Goose Bay, NL, 52.
Using British Admiralty records only recently declassified, Nicholas Lambert of the Royal United Services Institute in London discovered that the Admiralty had prepared a detailed plan to bring Germany to its knees without the necessity of sending an army to the continent.
Early British admiralty courts adjudicated cases involving activities on the high seas because of sovereign interests in national defense and foreign affairs.
Between 1905 and 1908, the British Admiralty developed the broad outlines of a plan for financial and economic warfare against Europe's rising power, Germany.
"They are displayed chronically, from the times of Ptolemy all the way to the British Admiralty nautical charts.
Sandy Island was first recorded by the whaling ship Velocity in 1876 and first mentioned on a British Admiralty chart in 1908.
In the 18th century the copper mine was the most productive in the world - copper from the mine was used to sheath the British Admiralty's wooden ships of war.
This work presents two naval staff histories, both produced under the auspices of the British Admiralty, describing the naval operations involved in the WWII German campaign to invade Norway in the spring of 1940.
Through a letter dated March 16, 1934 the British Admiralty confirmed that Lake Tasaul would be the right place to build the military naval port.
Sir John Fisher, head of the British Admiralty, tempered his earlier support for such operations given the risk to capital ships from torpedoes and mines.
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