History of Malta Dockyard During War

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History of Malta Dockyard During War

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A letter written by the Commodore Superintendent Piers Keane Kekewich to the Admiralty, detailing the various reports on the the Malta Dockyard during the war.

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1945-09-29

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SLambertBrownP19330417v10002

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Y.L 1097.
[underlined] HISTORY OF MALTA DOCKYARD DURING WAR [/underlined]
A. L. D. 13594/45 of 21.6.45 (1446).
SECRETARY OF THE ADMIRALTY.
The attached papers give a general “history” of Malta Dockyard during the War as requested in Admiralty letter D. 13594/45 of 21st June 1945.
2. (a) [underlined] The General Narrative [/underlined] (Appendix I) was written by Mr E.W. Colvill, the Secretary, who was in Malta for the whole period.
(b) Workpeople. (Appendix II)
(c) [underlined] Important Items of work [/underlined]:
(i) New Construction. (Appendix III)
(ii) Major refits and/or Battle repairs etc. (Appendix IV) For details of the repairs to USS. “SAVANNAH” and USS. “PHILADELPHIA” see Yard letters Nos. 15 of 6th January 1944 and No. 894 of 9th September 1944. These were the two largest jobs.
(iii) Other work. (Appendix V (a) to (f)).
(d) Air Raids. (Appendix VI)
(e) Narrative of Dock. (Appendix VII)
(f) List of vessels sunk. (Appendix VIII)
(SD.) PIERS K. KEKEWICH
COMMODORE SUPERINTENDENT, MALTA.
[indecipherable words]
[underlined] [indecipherable words] [/underlined] .

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Piers Keane Kekewich, “History of Malta Dockyard During War,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 14, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/43602.

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