HMS Prince of Wales & HMS Repulse
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HMS REPULSE RECORDS (Note: HMS Prince of Wales' Records follow)

  • ADM 1/10603 ACTIONS WITH THE ENEMY (3): German trawler POLARIS: capture by HMS REPULSE 1940

  • ADM 1/10682 SHIPS AND VESSELS (91): HMS FURIOUS and REPULSE: report of proceedings 23 Oct - 17 Nov 1939. 1939-1940

  • ADM 1/10837 SHIPS AND VESSELS (91): Search for enemy raider and survivors of convoy HX.84: reports of proceedings of HMS NELSON, MASHONA, BONAVENTURE, NAIRD, SOUTHAMPTON, REPULSE and HOOD. 1940

  • ADM 1/11043 STRATEGY AND TACTICS (82): Parliamentary report, comparison of losses and statement on formation of Eastern Fleet following loss of H.M. Ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE 1941

  • ADM 1/11068 SHIPS AND VESSELS (91): H.M.C.S. RESTIGOUCHE: report of proceedings as escort to H.M.S. REPULSE 1941

  • ADM 1/12315 HONOURS AND AWARDS (85): Loss of HM Ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE: awards to personnel. 1941-1942

  • ADM 1/12315 SHIP AND VESSELS (91): Loss of HM Ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE: awards to personnel. 1941-1942

  • ADM 1/20006 ACTIONS WITH THE ENEMY (3): Despatch by Commander-in-Chief Eastern Fleet on loss of HM ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE: publication as supplement to London Gazette 26 Feb 1948 1941, 1943, 1946-1948

  • ADM 1/27340 Wrecks of HM Ships Prince of Wales and Repulse 1952-1954

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  • ADM 116/2263 Prince of Wales - visit to South Africa and South America in REPULSE 1924-1925

  • ADM 116/3690 Palestine disturbances: reports of proceedings of HMS REPULSE and HMS MALAYA 1938

  • ADM 176/579 REPULSE

  • ADM 176/580 REPULSE

  • ADM 176/1029 REPULSE

  • ADM 178/90 Irregular communication with members of Parliament: J Coffill, Chief Petty Officer, HMS Repulse 1929-1935

  • ADM 199/1149 Loss of HM Ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE 1941-1942

  • ADM 199/2384 Loss of HMS REPULSE on 10 December 1941: list of casualties 1941-1942

  • ADM 226/20 Remarks on RENOWN and REPULSE trials 2 Feb. 1917

  • ADM 226/21 HMS REPULSE with added bulge: note on EHP curves for specified draughts 20 Feb. 1918

  • ADM 226/21 HMS REPULSE with added bulge: correction to report of 20 Feb. 1918 20 June 1918

  • ADM 226/25 HMS REPULSE with added bulge: memorandum on EHP curves for model CL and comparison with model ZK 27 Feb. 1922

  • ADM 226/25 HMS REPULSE with added bulge: note on BHP curve 24 Mar. 1923

  • ADM 226/25 HMS REPULSE with added bulge: results of speed trials 12 Apr. 1923

  • ADM 234/329 No.14: loss of HM ships Prince of Wales and Repulse 10 Dec.1941 1942-1944

  • ADM 234/330 No.14: loss of HM ships Prince of Wales and Repulse 10 December 1941 1955

  • ADM 283/10 Airflow experiments with HMS Repulse 1923-1925

  • AIR 1/641/17/122/218 Flight take-off from roof of "B" turret, H.M.S. "Repulse". 1917 Oct.

  • AIR 1/642/17/122/249 Flight take-off from "Y" turret of H.M.S. "Repulse". 1917 Oct.

  • AIR 23/4745 Loss of H.M.S. PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE: question of air cover 1941

  • CAB 106/336 Despatch on the loss of H.M. ships "Prince of Wales" and "Repulse" 1941 Dec. 10, by Vice Admiral Sir Geoffrey Layton, Commander-in-Chief, Eastern Fleet; includes reports by Captain W. G. Tennant, Captain of "Repulse" and Lieutenant-Commander A. G. Skipwit 1948

  • DSIR 23/1952 Experiments on model of H.M.S. `REPULSE' and notes on flying-off from turrets 1924

  • DSIR 23/1953 Full scale air flow experiments on H.M.S. `REPULSE' 1924

  • MT 23/623 Collier Rosehill. Armed guard and sailing orders; transport of gun mountings for H.M.S. Repulse; special orders and escort; movements when crossing Moray Firth en route to Tyne; master relieved of command; matters affecting steam launches for Cromarty and 1916

  • PREM 3/163/2 Loss of H.M.S. Prince of Wales and Repulse 1941 Dec.-1942 Mar.

  • T 162/151 PENSIONS. Dependants: Compassionate allowance to child of late Herbert Powell, H.M.S. "Repulse" conditional upon proof that the mother has remarried although originally considered unfit to receive widow's pension. 1930 Jun. 30-1930 Jun. 17

  • WO 216/78 Operations in Malaya: reports and notes by senior officers brought back to U.K. by the captain of H.M.S. Repulse 1941 Dec.- 1942 Jan.

 

HMS PRINCE OF WALES RECORDS

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  • ADM 1/12181 ACTIONS WITH THE ENEMY (3): Loss of HMS PRINCE OF WALES, sunk by enemy torpedo bomber attack: report rendered by survivors. 1942

  • ADM1/12181 HM SHIPS - DAMAGE AND LOSS (31): Loss of HMS PRINCE OF WALES, sunk by enemy torpedo bomber attack: report rendered by survivors 1942

  • ADM 1/11043 STRATEGY AND TACTICS (82): Parliamentary report, comparison of losses and statement on formation of Eastern Fleet following loss of H.M. Ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE 1941

  • ADM 1/12315 HONOURS AND AWARDS (85): Loss of HM Ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE: awards to personnel. 1941-1942

  • ADM 1/12315 SHIP AND VESSELS (91): Loss of HM Ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE: awards to personnel. 1941-1942

  • ADM 1/11066 SHIPS AND VESSELS (91): H.M.S. HAVELOCK: report of proceedings as escort to H.M.S. PRINCE OF WALES 1941

  • ADM 1/20006 ACTIONS WITH THE ENEMY (3): Despatch by Commander-in-Chief Eastern Fleet on loss of HM ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE: publication as supplement to London Gazette 26 Feb 1948 1941, 1943, 1946-1948

  • ADM 1/20006 ADMIRALTY (5): Despatch by Commander-in-Chief Eastern Fleet on loss of HM ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE: publication as supplement to London Gazette 26 Feb 1948 1941, 1943, 1946-1948

  • ADM 1/20006 NAVAL STATIONS (50): Despatch by C-in-C Eastern Fleet on loss of HM ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE : publication as supplement to London Gazette 26 Feb 1948 1941, 1943, 1946-1948

  • ADM 1/25572 Search, location and identification of wreck of HMS Prince of Wales 1954

  • ADM 1/27340 Wrecks of HM Ships Prince of Wales and Repulse 1952-1954

  • ADM 53/114884: HMS Prince of Wales Ship's Log, 19-31 Jan 1941

  • ADM 53/114885: HMS Prince of Wales Ship's Log, February 1941

  • ADM 53/114886: HMS Prince of Wales Ship's Log, March 1941

  • ADM 53/114887: HMS Prince of Wales Ship's Log, April 1941

  • ADM 53/114888: HMS Prince of Wales Ship's Log, May 1941

  • ADM 53/114889: HMS Prince of Wales Ship's Log, June 1941

  • ADM 53/114890: HMS Prince of Wales Ship's Log, July 1941

  • ADM 53/114891: HMS Prince of Wales Ship's Log, August 1941

  • ADM 53/114892: HMS Prince of Wales Ship's Log, September 1941

  • ADM 53/114893: HMS Prince of Wales Ship's Log, October 1941

  • ADM 116/4521 Loss of HMS PRINCE OF WALES: reports of 2nd Bucknill Committee, etc. 1942

  • ADM 116/4554 Loss of HMS PRINCE OF WALES: reports of 2nd Bucknill Committee. 1942

  • ADM 199/1149 Loss of HM Ships PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE 1941-1942

  • ADM 199/2385 Loss of HMS PRINCE OF WALES on 10 December 1941: list of casualties 1941-1942

  • ADM 220/80 Reports and papers concerning tests on type 273 Q automatic aerial rotating equipment as designed, made and fitted in HMS RODNEY and HMS PRINCE OF WALES to be used in conjunction with APW 6598A pedestal unit 19N serial number ML191 1941-1945

  • ADM 234/329 No.14: loss of HM ships Prince of Wales and Repulse 10 Dec.1941 1942-1944

  • ADM 234/330 No.14: loss of HM ships Prince of Wales and Repulse 10 December 1941 1955

  • ADM 239/349 Loss of HMS Prince of Wales 1942

  • ADM 253/246 Magnetic survey of HMS Prince of Wales 1941

  • ADM 267/61 Prince of Wales 1941-1944; 1959 ADM 267/111 Prince of Wales (includes extracts of Narrative of Operations against SMS Bismarck)

  • ADM 267/111 Prince of Wales

  • ADM 267/137 Prince of Wales

  • ADM 267/140 Prince of Wales: Second Report 83 on Sinking 1941-1942

Highly recommended books

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  • Alarm Starboard, Geoffrey Brooke (Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1982)

  • All the World's Battleships, Sturton (Conway Maritime Publishing, 1987)

  • Battleship- The Sinking of the Prince of Wales and the Repulse, Martin Middlebrook & Patrick Mahoney (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1977; US Edition 1979). Excellent history of the loss of the ill-fated Prince of Wales.

  • The Battleship Bismarck, Ulrich Elfrath & Bodo Herzog (Schiffer Publishing, 1989).  ISBN: 0-88740-221-6
     Excellent assortment of Bismarck photos and facts. 

  • Battleship Bismarck: A Survivor's Story, Baron Burkard Von Müllenheim Rechberg (Bodley Head, 1980; revised 1990)  A superb, first-hand account of the dreaded Bismarck.  Excellent account of Hood's final battle

  • Battleships & Battlecruisers, B.R. Coward (Ian Allen, 1986)

  • Battleships & Battlecruisers 1905-1970, Siegfried Breyer (Doubleday, 1973)

  • Battleships of the World, Rene Greger (US Naval Institute Press, 1997). ISBN: 155750069X 
    Click on the title to see additional information plus reader reviews of this book at Amazon.co

  • Battleships of World War 2, M.J. Whitley, (Arms and Armour, 1998)

  • The Bismarck Chase-  New Light on a Famous Engagement, Robert J. Winklareth (Chatham, 1998). 

  • The Bismarck Episode, Russell Grenfell (Faber & Faber, 1963)

  • British Battleships, 1892-1957 : The Great Days of the Fleets, Randolph Pears (Putnam, 1957).  ISBN: 090622314

  • British Battleships : Warrior 1860 to Vanguard 1950 : A History of Design, Construction and Armament, Oscar Parkes (Seeley Service, 1957)

  • British Battleships of World War Two : The Development and Technical History of the Royal Navy's Battleships and Battlecruisers from 1911 to 1946, Alan Raven, 1977

  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Battleships : A Technical Directory of Capital Ships from 1860 to the Present Day, Tony Gibbons, 1983

  • The Discovery of the Bismarck, Robert D. Ballard (Madison Press, 1989).  ISBN: 0-446-51386-5 
     Nice document concerning the discovery of Bismarck. 

  • Dreadnought Battleships & Battlecruisers, McMahon (University Press of America, 1978). ISBN: 0819104655

  • Dreadnought, a History of the Modern Battleship,  Richard Alexander Hough

  • The Encyclopedia of the World's Battleships, Hugh Lyon (Crescent Books, 1979)

  • Flagship Hood: The Fate of Britain's Mightiest Warship, Alan Coles/Ted Briggs (Robert Hale, 1985). ISBN: 0-7090-2024-4 Excellent first-hand account of the Battle of the Denmark Strait

  • History of British Battleships, (Ships of the World, 1990)

  • Illustrated Guide to Battleships and Battlecruisers (Illustrated Guides Series), John Jordan, 1985

  • Jane's Battleships of the 20th Century, Bernard Ireland (HarperCollins , 1996).  ISBN: 0 00 470997 7
    Nice coverage of all major big gun ships of the 20th century.

  • The King George V Class Battleships, V. E. Tarrant, (Arms & Armour, 1991)

  • Moon Over Malaya, Audrey Holmes McCormick & Jonathan Moffatt (Coombe Publishing, 1999)
    Excellent book covering the story of the 2nd Argyll, Sutherland Highlanders and Royal Marines involved in the defense of Singapore.

  • Click here to order Moon over Malaya from Amazon.co.uk

  • Click here to order Moon over Malaya from Tempus publishing (p&p free)

 

  • Monografie Morskie #6, Hood, Tadeusz Klimczyk (AJ Press, 1997).  ISBN: 83-86208-71-6
    Although primarily about Hood, it does contain a number of photos of HMS Prince of Wales.

  • The Navy at War 1939-1945, Stephen Roskill (Collins, 1960)

  • One Year of Life, Alan & Gordon Franklin, (William Blcakwood, 1944)

  • Profile Morskie 4- Brytyjski Krazownik Liniowy HMS REPULSE, Slawomir Brzezinski (Firma Wydawniczo-Handlowa Wyszkow, 1996). ISBN: 83-902151

  • Pursuit, Ludovic Kennedy (Collins, 1974)
    Perhaps the single best book dealing with the "big picture" of the pursuit and destruction of Bismarck.

  • Suez to Singapore, Cecil Brown (Random House, 1943)
    The author was a war correspondent, he reports on the fighting in the Western Desert, and then on the sinking of HMS Repulse.

  • Victory at Sea 1939-1945, P.K. Kemp, (Frederick Muller, 1957)

  • The War at Sea, Vol 1, Stephen Roskill (HMSO, 1954)

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