Admiralty Central Metallurgical Laboratory

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Admiralty Central Metallurgical Laboratory
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Department overview
Formed1936
Preceding Department
Dissolved1956
Superseding department
JurisdictionGovernment of the United Kingdom
HeadquartersEmsworth, England
Parent DepartmentAdmiralty

The Admiralty Central Metallurgical Laboratory was a specialist research unit of the British Royal Navy from 1936 to 1956.[1]

History

The Central Metallurgical Laboratory was based at Emsworth in England. The organization was a specialist research unit as part of the Portsmouth Dockyard's engineering department. In 1956 the unit was closed and its staff and work was divided between two other Admiralty organizations the Materials Laboratory and Chemical Department. [2]

References

  1. Archives, The National. "Admiralty: Central Metallurgical Laboratory: Reports and Papers". discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk. National Archives UK, ADM 254, 1943-1956. Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  2. Archives, The National. "Admiralty: Central Metallurgical Laboratory: Reports and Papers". discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk. National Archives UK, ADM 254, 1943-1956. Retrieved 3 June 2020.