Collection MULLENEUX - MULLENEUX, Cdr Hugh Headworth Hubback (1911-1990)

Key Information

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MULLENEUX, Cdr Hugh Headworth Hubback (1911-1990)


  • 1939-1946 (Creation)

Level of description



1 box or 0.01 cubic metres

Scope and content

Copies of detailed narrative diaries and transcripts of Naval signal messages on RN operations, 1939-1945, including service at RN Gunnery School, Chatham, Kent, 1939, on HMS JERVIS in the North Sea, 1940, with the Mediterranean Fleet, 1940-1941, with Combined Operations Command, Dieppe and Normandy, 1942-1944, and the British Pacific Fleet, 1945-1946. Also, typescript copies of operational orders for Operation NEPTUNE, Normandy, 1944.

System of arrangement

5 files

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1911; served in Royal Navy [1931]-1954; Sub Lt, 1932; service on HMS DECOY, 1 Flotilla, Mediterranean Fleet, 1933; Lt, 1933; served on HMS RENOWN, Battle Cruiser Sqn, Home Fleet, 1934-1935; HMS PEMBROKE, Gunnery School, Chatham, Kent, 1938-1939; served in World War Two, 1939-1945, in North Sea and Mediterranean on HMS JERVIS, 1940-1941; with CombinedOperations Command, Dieppe and Normandy, 1944; in Pacific, Japan and Australia, 1945-1946; HMS APPLEDORE, 1946; Cdr, 1947; Gunnery and Anti-Aircraft Warfare Division, Admiralty, 1947-1948; served on HMS HORNET, 1952-1953; retired 1954; died in 1990. Publications: Maritime power (British Atlantic Publications, Northampton, 1975), The Atlantic Alliance: a quarter century summary and a look ahead (British Atlantic Publications, Northampton, 1976).

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by Mulleneux in 1981.

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, via the Archives.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Finding aids

This collection level description.

Existence and location of originals

Off-campus collection

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The original of the diary dated 1940-1941 is held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

Related descriptions


Compiled Sep 1998

Alternative identifier(s)

People and Organisations

Genre access points

Rules and/or conventions used

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


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