30 October 1930 - 18 February 1972

By Donald H. Sadler

Edited by George A. Wilkins

© Copyright United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 2008-2011

HMNAO Acknowledgements

HMNAO would like to thank George Wilkins for undertaking the work of editing Sadler's personal history of the Office and for transferring the copyright to us at the UK Hydrographic Office. This work is an important part of the history of the Office. HMNAO would also like to thank the RAS, and in particular the Librarian Peter Hingley, for permission to use their picture of Sadler. A copy of this document has been given to the RAS Library.


A Personal History of H. M. Nautical Almanac Office by Dr. Donald H. Sadler, Superintendent of HMNAO 1936-1970, is a personal memoir; it does not represent the views of, and is not endorsed by, HMNAO or the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office.

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office grants permission to reproduce the document, in whole or in part, except the photograph of Sadler (see below), provided that it is reproduced unchanged and with the copyright notice intact.

The photograph of Sadler, taken when President of the RAS, is reproduced by kind permission of the Royal Astronomical Society. If you wish to reproduce this picture, please contact the RAS Librarian, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BQ, United Kingdom.

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