After WWI broke out in 1914, he established, developed and headed the Admiralty office
known as Room 40.
"Should we not be able to conduct trading activity from our Admiralty office
, we will relocate staff to our alternative trading site in Hong Kong," she said.
Folio 16, the chart without the isthmus, was filed away in the Admiralty Office
Auctioneers Sotheby's said: "Soon after the anchor went down in the Downs at about 3pm on the 12th, Cook went ashore at Deal and travelled to the Admiralty Office
in order to lay before the Commission a full account of the voyage."
A THE 1947 Admiralty office
publication lists the number of "British merchant vessels lost and damaged in the Second World War" as 4,786.
At the same time, by reconstructing the networks of patronage and commercial dealings that connected rural parsonages to the Admiralty Office
and to the officers' quarters of ships stationed across the seven seas, he shows that in some real sense the woman we think of as a chronicler of private life and the man we cast as a public figure inhabited a common world.
Although his family background was Puritan rather than royalist, Pepys (pronounced "Peeps") was able to keep his position in the admiralty office
after the Restoration.
National Archives (UK), Admiralty Office
Records, ADM 1/3522 and 1/3523.
"Soon after the anchor went down in the Downs at about 3pm on the 12th, Cook went ashore at Deal and travelled immediately to the Admiralty Office
in order to lay before the Commission a full account of the voyage," the auctioneers said.