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

TUDOR, Sir Frederick Charles (1863-1946), Rear Admiral

Service biography
Joined RN 1876; HMS EXCELLENT 1894-1896; Naval Ordnance Department 1896-1898; Commander, HMS PROMETHEUS, HMS CHALLENGER, HMS SUPERB and HMS EXCELLENT, Gunnery School, Whale Island, Portsmouth 1910-1912; Director of Naval Ordnance and Torpedoes 1912-1914; World War I 1914-1918; Third Sea Lord 1914-1917; Commander-in-Chief, China Station 1917-1919; President, RN College, Greenwich 1920-1922; retired 1922

LIDDELL HART CENTRE FOR MILITARY ARCHIVES: Papers (one file) relating to his service as Third Sea Lord 1915-1916, including; report by Cdr Murray Fraser Sueter, 'History of armoured cars, juggernauts, land battleships, tanks', Sep 1916; 'Report on the design and construction of first land ship (tank)', by Eustace Henry William Tennyson-d'Eyncourt, Director of Naval Construction, Sep 1916; biographical notes on Tudor by his family 1976 No other papers have been traced


Index terms
SUBJECTS armoured warfare 1916
NAMES Adm Robert William Craigie (Tudor married Craigie's widow)

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