The Admiralty Part I Introduction

By Sir Oswyn A. R. Murray, published February 1937


The opening chapter of a volume uncompleted at the time of his death in 1936. Murray was Permanent Secretary of the Admiralty and this describes its organisation, structure, purpose and approach. It administers the Royal Navy “a special community, segregated from the community at large and scattered over the seven seas”. A comprehensive statement of the roles and responsibilities of the Admiralty just before the outbreak of the Second World War.

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