Official: Admiralty: Mediterranean: Telegrams.

Reference code: CHAR 13/66

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Date: 04 Jan 1915 - 29 May 1915

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CHAR 13/66/1 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, orders for "Colne", "Jed", "Welland", "Chelmer" and "Kennett" to be put in for repair for service in the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 04 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/2 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, orders that Romanian "Bucaresti", carrying military supplies form Italy to Salonica for the Romanian Government was not to be interfered with on the understanding that supplies were landed at Salonica, noy a Bulgarian or Turkish Port [typescript copy]. 07 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/3 Admiralty Chief Censor's intercepted message from Alacevich, Presse, Rome to Central News, London, report that a Greek warshsp had proceeded to Durazzo to disembark marines for protection of Greek citizens [typescript copy, annotated "passed as cut"]. 07 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/4 Telegram from French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London to French Ministry of Marine, Paris, reporting that a press telegram from Rome stated that the Austrian Fleet had left Pola for the South, with orders to seek the enemy fleet and force a decisive action [typescript copy]. 09 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/5 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, orders that E Class destroyers should be sent to the Drdanelles from Malta [typescript copy]. 10 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/6 Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, on desirability of misleading the enemy about future destination of Battle Cruisers, ordering HMS "Invincible" to return to Britain, but this was to be kept secret and the impression given that the ship was proceeding to join the North America Squadron, and HMS "Inflexible to relieve HMS "Indefatigable" at the Dardanelles. Stating that when she sailed it should be ostensibly for the West Indies but that she should return eastward during darkness [typescript copy]. 12 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/7 Telegram from British Minister, Athens, Greece to Foreign Office, reporting representations from the Greek Government to Germany and Austria for protection of Greek subjects in the Ottoman Empire [typescript copy]. 12 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/8 Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, orders for HMS "Inflexible" to proceed to Malta for repairs before she relieved "Indefatigable" in the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 16 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/9 Telegram from Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, to Admiralty, reporting that repairs to HMS "Inflexible" would be completed by 19 Jan, asking if she should proceed directly to the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 17 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/10 Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, orders for HMS "Inflexible" to proceed to the Dardanelles, as soon as repairs were completed [typescript copy]. 17 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/11 Telegram from Foreign Office to Ministers at Paris and Petrograd, reporting that the Serbian Minister ahd urged the Allies to send a Vessel to Durazzo to show that Albanian affairs were not solely an Italian interest [typescript copy]. 19 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/12 Telegram from French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London to French Minister of Marine, Paris, on his forthcoming meeting with WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty [typescript copy]. 24 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/13 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, asking if HMS "Indefatiable" was to be given six day or fourteen day refit [typescript copy]. 26 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/14 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, orders for HMS "Indefatigable" to be back in the Dardanelles by 12 Feb after refit [typescript copy]. 26 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/15 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on repairs to HMS "Indefatigable" [typescript copy]. 28 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/16 Admiralty Chief Censor's intercepted message from Metritices, Athens to Exchange telegraph Co., London, on smugglin of contraband of war to Turkey [typescript copy]. 29 Jan 1915
CHAR 13/66/17 Telegram from French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London to Ministry of Marine, Paris, reporting that the Germans had constructed a submarine with a radius of action of 3000 miles, capable of going to the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 02 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/18 Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, reporting that HMS "Queen Elizabeth" should join the flag of Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden in the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 07 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/19 Telegram from Transport Department, Admiralty to Divisional Transports, Marseilles, instructions to warn merchant ships of submarine attack in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 07 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/20 Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, reporting that three ships of the Special Service Squadron, all battle cruiser type, were proceeding to the Mediterranean. Instructing him to warn his patrols not to interfere with them [typescript copy]. 07 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/21 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintedent, Malta, on escort of HMS "Queen Elizabeth" to the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 15 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/22 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintedent, Malta, asking him to inform Vice-Admiral Sackvile Carden that HMS "Lord Nelson" left Portland that day for Malta to strenghen the Mediterranean Fleet [typescript copy]. 16 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/23 Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, ordering a most vigilant wath for submarines passing the Straits [typescript copy]. 19 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/24 Telegram from French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London to Ministry of Marine, Paris, asking the French Fleet to be extra vigilant to prevent Austria Submarines from leaving the Adriatic, or supply ships for the Turkish Army from leaving Austrian or neutral ports [typescript copy]. 19 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/25 Telegram from French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London to Ministry of Marine, Paris, reporting that Austrian submarineswould attack neutral shipping in the Adriatic, showing that Austra considered that war with Italy was now inevitable [typescript copy]. 21 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/26 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, on suspicion that a small vessel in the Balearic Islands registered at Gibraltar and flying British colours was being used for supplying ememy submarines and bases [typescript copy]. 21 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/27 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta reporting that the vessel suspected of supplying enemy submarines was probbly a yacht with an Englishman and an Irishman on board, believed to have been engaged in gun running. Stating that the S.N.O. Gibraltar should be directed to send "Pelorus" to examine the vessel [typescript copy]. 22 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/28 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta and Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, reporting that the Norwegian steamer "Kate" left New York [United States] on 17 Feb, bound for Piraeus [Greece], and that it was reported on good authority that she was carrying ammunition for Turkey. [typescript copy]. 23 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/29 Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, on suspected German submarine supply vessel at the Balearic Islands [typescript copy]. 24 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/30 Telegram from French Ministry of Marine to French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London, reporting that the Torpedo Boat "Dague" was blown up by a mine in the roadstead of Antivari, and that the Offiers and 43 men were saved [typescript copy]. 25 Feb 1915
CHAR 13/66/31 Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, reporting sighting of submarine off Gijon, which might possibly try to pass Gibraltar during night of 2 March [typescript copy]. 01 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/32 Telegram from French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London to Ministry of Marine, Paris, on landing operations in the Agean Sea, and the Admiralty's desire to buy the French steamship "Phoceen" [typescript copy]. 01 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/33 Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, on Government decision to release all of the copper belonging to the American Smelting and Refining Co., in the Prize Court at Gibraltar, which was to be shipped to the U.K. or France [typescript copy]. 02 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/34 Telegram from Sir Rennell Rodd, (later 1st Lord Rennell) British Ambassador to Italy to Admiralty, reporting that three German submarines had been sent overland to Pola, for operations against the Allied fleets in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 02 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/35 Admiralty Chief Censor's Intercepted Message from Davitts, Geneva to "Daily Express", London, reporting that six Austro-German submarines accompanied b torpedo boats left Pola, bound for the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 02 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/36 Admiralty Chief Censor's Intercepted Message from United States Consul-general, Cattinje to Associated Press, New York, reporting that five Austria warships had entered the port of Antivari and bombarded the town, sinking the Royal Yacht, and killing and injuring civilians [typescript copy]. 03 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/37 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, on submarine danger in the Eastern Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 03 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/38 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, reporting that his officers were well aware of the serious nature of unguarded conversations and he believed that their discretion could be trusted [typescript copy]. 06 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/39 Telegram from Admiralty to Commander Charles Samson, reporting that the Light Cruiser "Phaeton" would arrive on 14 Mar, to convey General and Staff to Lemnos. Stating that if the Captain could accommodate any aircraft or pilots they should be sent in "Phaeton" with the remainder in "Abda" [typescript copy]. 12 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/40 Telegram from Admiralty to HMS "Phaeton" [Light Cruiser], reporting that General Sir Ian Hamilton, with 13 staff and 14 servants and clerks were to be conveyed to Port Mudros, Lemnos at 40% horse power [typescript copy]. 12 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/41 Telegram from French Ministry of Marine to French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London, stating that they would do everything possible to secure a steamer to carry British aircraft from Marseillles to the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 12 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/42 Telegram from Sir Francis Elliot, British Minister, Athens, Greece to Admiralty, on report from Vice-Consul at Canea, reporting arrival of French Fleet, at Suda Bay, stating his advice that greek neutrality should be respected and that it would be a great mistake for the French Fleet to remain more than 24 hours at Suda Bay, or to make habitual use of it [typescript copy]. 15 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/43 Telegram from Admiralty to HMS "Phaeton", [carrying Gen Sir Ian Hamilton and his Staff to the Dardanelles], asking for time of expected arrival at Lemnos [typescript copy]. 16 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/44 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, on examination of ships "Iris" and "Osiris" for use as fleet minesweepers in the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 16 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/45 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on decision to equip 20 smoke screen ships at Malta [typescript copy]. 16 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/46 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, reporting that the three Monitors "Severn", "Humber" and "Mersey" had passed Gibraltar, on passage to Lemnos. Stating that they would not call at Malta, except in case of necessity [typescript copy]. 16 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/47 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta, to Admiralty, reporting that four cables between Gibraltar and Britain had failed in the last 24 hours [typescript copy]. 24 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/48 Telegram from Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar to Admiralty, reporting that Submarine B7 has sailed for Malta [typescript copy]. 24 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/49 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on request from the War Office for lighters to be prepared for landing troops at the Dardanelles, asking if Maltese coal lighters would be suitable [typescript copy]. 24 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/50 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, orders to call the three Monitors into Malta, and hold them there until further orders [typescript copy]. 26 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/51 Telegram from Sir Arthur Hardinge, British Ambassador, Spain to Foreign Office, reporting that the Spanish Government proposed to control ship at Palma and offer to buy cargo of petroleum, and if the Captain should decline to treat the ship as "suspect" and compel her to discharge it [typescript copy]. 30 Mar 1915
CHAR 13/66/52 Telegram from British Consul, Corfu to Admiralty, reporting that Austro-Hungarian submarines were being manned by German sailors for action in the Adriatic and the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 01 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/53 Telegram from French Naval Attache, Admiralty to Ministry of Marine, Paris, on report from British Naval Atttache at Petrograd, Russia, that the Vulcan Workshops at Stettin had three large destroyers under costruction and that two submarines were finishing afloat. Also that on about 25 March six submarines crossed Berlin going to Austria [typescript copy]. 01 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/54 Telegram from Admiralty to C. in C., East Indies, on proposal to fit important liners trading with the East with a 4.7 inch gun for anti-submarine defence. The gun and mounting to be landed at Port Said on outward voyage and mounted in home coming vessel of the same line [typescript copy]. 01 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/55 Telegram from Admiralty to Intelligence Officer, Malta, reporting that according to Russian agents six submarines had passed through Berlin on their way to Austria [typescript copy]. 02 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/56 Telegram from British Ambassador, Rome to Vice Admiral Sackville Carden, Dardanelles, reporting that the whole Austrian Fleet was removed from Pola, and it was presumed that they were concealed amongst the coast islands [typescript copy]. 02 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/57 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, on request from Vice Admiral Sackville Carden that the three Monitors arrive at Mudros by 12 Apr, asking if they were to be sent [typescript copy]. 02 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/58 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta confirming that the three Monitors be sent to Mudros, as requested by Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden, provided that they could be made fit for service in time. Asking him to remind Carden that the monitors were designed for river service and were not seaworthy in open sea, except in smooth water [typescript copy]. 04 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/59 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, asking for report on progress in fitting six lighters to protect ships against mines in the Dardanelles, asking if the vessels would be at Mudros by 12 Apr [typescript copy]. 06 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/60 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta, to Admiralty, reporting on progress in fitting six lighters to protect ships against mines in the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 06 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/61 Telegram from Vice Admiral Sackville Carden, Dardanelles to Admiralty, reporting that it was probably necessary for HMS "Inflexible" to make repairs and be docked at Malta before proceeding to Gibraltar, suggesting that Captain Richard Phillimore of "Inflexible" be appointed Principal Beach Master for the Dardanelles landings [typescript copy]. 08 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/62 Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to the French Minister of Marine, Paris, on desirability of sending a Captain, Royal Navy to be attached to the French Fleet under Admiral de Lapeyrere [typescript copy]. 08 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/63 Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty Rear-Admiral Mark Kerr, C. in C., Greek Navy, on the cruiser and four destroyers being built in Britain for the Greek Government, and urgently required for the Royal Navy. Stating that before requisitioning them they wished to obtain the friendly compliance of the Greek Government [typescript copy]. 09 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/64 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on repairs to HMS "Inflexible" [typescript copy]. 09 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/65 Telegram from C. in C., East Indies, Port Said, to Admiralty, on reports that since the British had favoured Russian claims to Constantinople, the Balkan states had leant towards the Turkish side [typescript copy]. 09 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/66 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, reporting on discovery of a more efficient method of making smoke, using benzol and green oil. Stating that supplies would be sent out from Britain, to go directly to Mudros [typescript copy]. 10 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/67 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, asking when HMS "Inflexible" would be ready for action [typescript copy]. 10 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/68 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta, to Admiralty, on repairs to HMS "Inflexible" [typescript copy]. 10 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/69 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta, to Admiralty, reporting that there was no prospect of HMS "Inflexible" being ready for action within six weeks. Estimating 10-12 weeks if the work was done at Malta [typescript copy]. 10 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/70 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on repairs to HMS "Inflexible", ordering her to be removed to Gibraltar, where the work could be carried out more quickly [typescript copy]. 10 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/71 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, on movement of HMS "Inflexible" from Malta to Gribraltar for repairs [typescript copy]. 13 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/72 Telegram from Rear-Admiral Mark Kerr, C. in C., Greek Navy to Admiralty, reporting that the Greek government willingly agreed to the requisitioning of the cruiser and four destroyers building in England. Expressing their hope that it could be made to appear not voluntary on their part, for the sake of appearance of neutrality [typescript copy]. 13 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/73 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on report from Russian Admiralty showing that two Turkish submarines had entered service [typescript copy]. 14 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/74 Telegram from Admiralty to Intelligence Officer, Malta, reporting on submarines in Austria [typescript copy]. 14 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/75 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on smoke making apparatus, for use in the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 15 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/76 Telegram from Vice Admiral, Dardanelles to Admiralty, reporting sinking of transport "Manitou" by torpedo boat [typescript copy]. 17 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/77 Admiralty Chief Censor's intercepted message from Havas, Paris to Reuter, London, reported that the Austrian fleet had received two German Zeppelins, one of which had been lost while maneuvering over the Adriatic [typescript copy]. 17 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/78 Telegram from Vice Admiral Eastern Mediterranean to Admiralty, on transports [typescript copy]. 18 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/79 Telegram from Magazines, Malta to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, reporting completion of temporary repairs to HMS "Inflexible" [typescript copy]. 20 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/80 Telegram from French Naval Attacht, Admiralty, London to Ministry of Marine, Paris, reporting that the felucca "Deseada" now at Palma was reported as suspect, and the "Pelorus" had received orders to capture her as soon as she was outside territorial waters [typescript copy]. 20 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/81 Admiralty History Section precis of telegrams on German submarines in the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 22 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/82 Telegram from Senior naval Officer, Gibraltar to Admiralty, on suspect felucca "Deseada" [typescript copy]. 23 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/83 Telegram from HMS "Inflexible" to Admiralty, reporting position and speed en route between Malta and Gibraltar. 23 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/84 Admiralty Chief Censor's intercepted message from Yde, Copenhagen to Exchange Telegraph Co., London on rumours that Germans were making preparations for an attempt to operate in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 24 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/85 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, reports on trials of smoke making vessels using Egyptian sun oil [typescript copy]. 24 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/86 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on trials of smoke making apparatus [typescript copy]. 24 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/87 Telegram from Gibraltar to Admiralty, on repairs to HMS "Inflexible", reporting that the work would take around seven weeks [typescript copy]. 27 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/88 Telegram from British Consul, Dedeagatch [later Alexandropulos, Greece] to Foreign Office, on German submarine activity in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 29 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/89 Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, to French Ministry of Marine, Paris, stating that it was not necessary for him to come to Paris as discussions could be dealt with by military and naval representatives. Stating that the Admiralty would be represented by Admiral Sir Henry Jackson and Captain Arthur Richmond [typescript copy]. 30 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
CHAR 13/66/90 Telegram from Admiralty to Intelligence Officer, Malta, report of sighting on hostile submarine near Taormina, Italy [typescript copy]. 04 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/91 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Sir Henry Jackson, agreeing to the principles of his appreciation [typescript copy]. 05 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/92 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, on possibility of the enemy causing a diversion in the Mediterranean, especially against commercial transports [typescript copy]. 07 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/93 Telegram from French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London to Ministry of Marine, Paris, on importance of following up every Austrian Cruiser which succeeded in escaping from the Adriatic [typescript copy]. 07 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/94 Telegram from Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar to Admiralty, on fitting of merchant ships with 4.7 inch guns for anti-submarine protection. 08 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/95 Telegram from Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar to Admiralty, on attack on German submarine by torpedo boats [typescript copy]. 08 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/96 Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, on escort of ammunition ship "Carmania" to the Dardanelles [typescript copy]. 08 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/97 Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to French Minister of Marine, congratulations on success of Conference [on naval affairs in the Mediterranean] [typescript copy]. 10 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/98 Telegram from Admiral Sir Douglas Gamble, Paris to Admiral Sir Henry Jackson, Admiralty, stating request from the Italian Government that the British Battleships in the Mediterranean should all be armed with 12 inch guns or above [typescript copy]. 10 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/99 Telegram from French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London to Ministry of Marine, Paris, on text of agreement on naval policy in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 11 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/100 Telegram from French Ministry of Marine, Paris, to French Naval Attache, London, on text of agreement on naval policy in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 12 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/101 Telegram from French Naval Attache, Admiralty to French Ministry of Marine, Paris, reporting sighting of hostile submarine off Zonker Point, Malta [typescript copy]. 12 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/102 Telegram from Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar to Admiralty, on grounding of British steamer, Eburna [typescript copy]. 14 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/103 Telegram from Admiralty to Rear-Admiral Mark Kerr, C. in C., Greek Navy, reporting that the four ex-Greek destroyers taken over by the Admiralty would be delayed owing to lack of four inch shells [typescript copy]. 15 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/104 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, advising that HMS "Queen Elizabeth" should not call at Malta, due to danger of attack by German submarines, with reply ordering "Queen Elizabeth" to avoid Malta [typescript copy]. 15 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/105 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, reporting that the French Cruiser "Ernest Renan" had been attacked by a German submarine off Cape Bon. Stating his opinion that there were now three enemy submarines in the Mediterranean, threatening the rear of the Dardanelles Fleet [typescript copy]. 16 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/106 Telegram from French Naval Attache, Admiralty, London to Ministry of Marie, Paris, passing on Admiralty request for details of organisation of patrols of light cruisers and torpedo craft of the First Fleet in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 16 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/107 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, requesting proposals for closing down enemy submarine bases [typescript. 16 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/108 Admiralty Chief Censor's Intercepted Message from [?James] Bourchier, Sofia to "The Times", London [typescript copy]. 16 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/109 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, on German submarine depots in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 17 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/110 Telegram from French Ministry of Marine, Paris to French Naval Attache, Admiralty, on French anti-submarine precautions in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 17 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/111 Telegram from French Ministry of Marine to WSC, on anti-submarine operations in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 17 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/112 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, on possibility of all large German submarines being transferred to the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 18 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/113 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on possibility of all large German submarines being transferred to the Mediterranean, stating that the additional destroyers could be spared from Home Waters [typescript copy]. 18 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/114 Telegram from French Ministry of Marine to Admiralty, reporting that three German steamships, which had been a Genoa since the outbreak of war, were getting ready for sea. Stating that the ships were not armed, but could mount light guns once out at sea [typescript copy]. 18 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/115 Telegram from French Ministry of Marine to French Naval Attacht, Admiralty, London, on anti-submarine operations in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 19 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/116 Admiralty Chief Censor's intercepted message from Chiesi, 16 Park Hill Rise, Croydon to Secolo, Corso Porta Nuova, Milan, Italy, on reports that Italy had signed the London Convention of 4 Sept 1914, engaging the Allies not to conclude a separate peace with Germany or Austria [typescript copy]. 19 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/117 Admiralty Chief Censor's intercepted message from [George] Adam, [Paris correspondent to the Times] (Presse, Paris [France]) to "The Times", London, on Italian declaration of War on Germany. [typescript copy]. 20 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/118 Admiralty Chief Censor's intercepted message from Glarnar, Paris to Exchange Telegraph Co., London, on rumour that Greece and Bulgaria intended to conclude a separate alliance with the object of marching on Costantinople [Istanbul], leaving Romania free to attack Austria [typescript copy]. 21 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/119 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, on allied Naval co-operation in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 22 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/120 Telegram from Admiralty to Intelligence Officer, Malta, report from Russian Consul General at Salonica that hostile submarines were based on Cerigo Island, and the desert coast of one of the Ionian Islands. Stating that the Russian Government felt that these rumours were spread by German agents with a view to diverting a portion of the Allied Fleet [typescript copy]. 24 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/121 Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, on repairs to the light cruiser, HMS "Dartmouth" [typescript copy]. 24 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/122 Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, to the French Ministry of Marine, on German submarine activity in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 24 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/123 Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Sir Douglas Gamble, on need to stress to C. in C., Italian Fleet the importance of maintaining effective watch in the Straits of Otranto [typescript copy]. 24 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/124 Telegram from Admiralty to All Stations reporting State of War between Italy and Austria and Italy and Germany [typescript copy]. 24 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/125 Telegram from Admiral Sir Douglas Gamble to Admiral Sir Henry Jackson, reporting satisfactory interview with Italian Minister of Marine and the Duke of Abruzzi [typescript copy]. 24 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/126 Telegram from French Ministry of Marine, Paris to Admiralty, on use of mid-European time and the Greenwich longitude for communication between Allied Fleets in the Mediterranean [typescript copy]. 26 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/127 Telegram from Sir Rennell Rodd [later 1st Lord Rennell], British Ambassador, Italy, to Foreign Office, announcing blockade of the Austro-Hungarian coast from the Italian frontier to the Montenegrin frontier, and of the Albanian coast from the Montenegrin frontier to Cape Kiephali [typescript copy]. 27 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/128 Telegram from Admiralty to French Ministry of Marine, on German use of Smyrna as a submarine base [typescript copy]. 28 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/129 Telegram from Sir Rennell Rodd [later 1st Lord Rennell], British Ambassador, Italy, to Admiralty on Italian naval losses [typescript copy]. 29 May 1915
CHAR 13/66/130 Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to Admiralty, on german submarine menace in the Aegean Sea [typescript copy]. 29 May 1915