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RITCHIE, Adm George S

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 GSR
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: RITCHIE, Adm George S
Date(s): 1937-1959
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 3 vols
Name of creator(s): Ritchie | George S | fl 1937-1959 | hydrographer | Rear Admiral


Administrative/Biographical history:

Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1954- ; The Back Grant 1954; hydrographer of the British Navy.


Scope and content/abstract:

Workbooks containing hydrographic survey observations and calculations of George S Richie comprising Vol. 1: HMSS HERALD, JASON and FRANKLIN,1937-1939, China Sea; Vol. 2: HMSS FRANKLIN and ENDEAVOUR, 1939, 1942-1943, Labrador, North Africa; and Vol. 3: HMSS SCOTT, SHARPSHOOTER, OWEN, CHALLENGER, HMZS LACHLAN and HMS DALRYMPLE, 1943-1959, North Africa, Scotland, Malaya and the River Thames.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

By volume

Conditions governing access:

Accessed via the Foyle Reading Room. Free of charge for Fellows, Members and those with valid academic identification. All other users pay a charge and must bring identification in order to register on arrival.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying at the discretion of the Archivist, and subject completion of 'application for copies' form. No reproduction or publication without the permission of the RGS-IBG Archivist.

Finding aids:

Card index available in the Foyle Reading Room.

Archival Information

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jul 2008

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