Secretary's Department (Royal Navy)

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The Secretary's Department (also known as the Naval Department) was the department of the Admiralty which dealt with duties assigned to its several branches, as well as acting on matters referred to it from other Admiralty departments. Prior to 1877, and after 1882, it was headed by the Permanent Secretary to the Board of Admiralty. In the interim it was headed by the Naval Secretary to the Board of Admiralty.

Military Branch

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Footnotes

  1. "Table of Distribution of Business Amongst the Several Branches of the Admiralty, Whitehall", 3. Docket dated 15 July, 1870. The National Archives. ADM 1/6159.
  2. ""Reorganisation of the Secretary's Department", Appendix G: "Distribution of Business. Department of the Admiralty". Greene papers. National Maritime Museum. GEE/2.
  3. "Table of Distribution of Business. Admiralty", 1. Greene papers. National Maritime Museum. GEE/2.