Official: Admiralty: War Cabinet papers by WSC.

Reference code: CHAR 19/4

Part of: CHAR 19
Next record: CHAR 19/5
Previous record: CHAR 19/3

Date: Sep 1939 - Dec 1939




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CHAR 19/4/1 List of War Cabinet papers by WSC, acting as index for CHAR 19/4. [1939]
CHAR 19/4/2-8 Memorandum from WSC on "Publicity regarding destruction of or damage to enemy submarines, British warships and merchant vessels". 06 Sep 1939
CHAR 19/4/9 Printed memorandum from WSC on "The urgency of chartering neutral tonnage". 16 Oct 1939
CHAR 19/4/10-11 Typed memorandum from WSC on importation and rationing of meat and sugar. 21 Oct 1939
CHAR 19/4/12 Printed memorandum from WSC on Norway and Sweden. 29 Sep 1939
CHAR 19/4/13 Typed note from WSC on "Action by German destroyers in removing from a Swedish ship rescued British Seamen". 30 Sep 1939
CHAR 19/4/14-24 Typed note from WSC and report of the "Committee on issue of warnings against discussion of confidential matters in public places", with recommendations on propaganda. 13 Nov 1939
CHAR 19/4/25-28 Memorandum "The need for Berehaven [Ireland]", by Deputy Chief of Naval Staff [Rear-Admiral Tom Phillips], with attached note by WSC. 18 Oct 1939
CHAR 19/4/29 Printed note from WSC circulating comments from Staff in the Admiralty Trade Division on a memorandum "WP(G)(39)86" [not included in the file] by the Ministry of Shipping. [Oct 1939]
CHAR 19/4/30-31 Typed note from WSC on military assistance to Turkey. 01 Nov 1939
CHAR 19/4/32 Printed note by WSC on proposed changes to the black-out system. 20 Nov 1939
CHAR 19/4/33 Typed memorandum with printed note by WSC on the Northern Barrage (mines), explaining the policies behind British Fleet manoeuvres. 19 Nov 1939
CHAR 19/4/34 Typed memorandum from WSC with specimens of "cheerful chats" about Naval matters for BBC broadcasting; to give details of the day's casualties and the fate of ships Germaine, Ragni, HC Flood, Ursus, Atheltemplar and Inverlaine. 16 Dec 1939
CHAR 19/4/35 Printed memorandum from WSC enclosing the narrative of survivors of HMS Rawalpindi and a diagram charting movements during the attack. 12 Dec 1939
CHAR 19/4/36 Printed note from WSC, with enclosures on Admiralty advice to the BBC on broadcasting of shipping losses. 20 Dec 1939
CHAR 19/4/37 Printed note from WSC on Norwegian iron-ore traffic with Germany. 16 Dec 1939
CHAR 19/4/38 Printed memorandum from WSC on "The American Zionist Organisation and His Majesty's Government's Policy in Palestine". 25 Dec 1939