King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

NASMITH, Sir Martin (Eric) Dunbar- (d 1965), Admiral

Service biography
World War I 1914-1918; won Victoria Cross while in charge of Submarine E11, in operations against the Turks, Sea of Marmara 1915; Commandant RN College Dartmouth 1926-1928; R Adm Submarines 1929-1931; Commander-in-Chief East Indies Station 1932-1934; Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty and Chief of Naval Personnel 1935-1938; Commander-in-Chief Plymouth and Western Approaches 1938-1941; World War II 1939-1945; Flag Officer in charge of London 1942-1946; retired 1946; Vice Chairman, Imperial War Graves Commission 1948-1954

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM: Reports by Dunbar-Nasmith as Cdr of Submarine E 11, on her patrols in the Sea of Marmara, off the coast of Turkey, during the Gallipoli campaign, Aug-Dec 1915 (ref: P275), including an account of the sinking of the HARADIN BARBAROSSA, and many enemy merchant ships; also a draft lecture by Dunbar-Nasmith, Greenwich, c 1930 on submarine operations in the Sea of Marmara, 1915


Index terms
SUBJECTS underwater warfare 1915
PLACES Middle East 1915
NAMES R Adm David Arthur Dunbar-Nasmith (son)

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