Reference number
  • FAC
  • 1911-1965
  • Collection
  • Signed minutes, 1911-1945, including the minutes of its Demarcation Committee (1913-30); circulars relating to national wages and working conditions and the Federated Admiralty Contractors' representation on the General Council of the Engineering Employers' Federation, 1939-1965; register of case files, 1911-1965; register of correspondence, 1912-1940; printed agreements, 1911-1913, 1928.
    The collection forms part of the much larger archive of the Engineering Employers' Federation (MSS.237), its creating body having been a constituent organisation of the EEF.
  • 2 boxes
Admin history
  • Originally the Warshipbuilders' Committee, 1899-1911, its name was changed to the Dockyard Contractors' Committee in May 1911 and to the Federated Admiralty Contractors (FAC) in July 1914. The committees belonged to the Engineering Employers' Federation.
  • The archive has been weeded for duplicates.
Finding aids
  • Authority files exist for the Federated Admiralty Contractors (GB 0152 AAR1571); the Dockyard Contractors' Committee (GB 0152 AAR1572); and the Warshipbuilders' Committee (GB 0152 AAR1574).
Access Conditions
  • The archive can be consulted only with the prior written permission of the depositor. Please contact the Modern Records Centre for further details.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • [See also MSS.237/1/1/2-7].
  • Navy-yards and naval stations -- Great Britain
  • Engineering firms -- Great Britain
  • Warships -- Great Britain
  • Engineering -- Great Britain
  • Employers' associations -- Great Britain