Reference numberMDA/A/12/53
TitleLetter from T Walker to the President of the Royal Society [Robert Robinson], various Ministers for Parliament, the Prime Minister and others, Evelyn House, 4 Constitution Road, Chatham
Date15 August 1946
DescriptionWalker signs himself retired Shipwright Officer, 35 years service.

Thinks there is strong circumstantial evidence that HMS 'Hood' was sunk through having one or more armoured hatches open in action. Pleas for impartial enquiry, 'free from naval prejudice' and offers to provide evidence if legal and technical experts are properly presented at public expense.
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