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Armoured Cruiser, Warrior or improved Duke of Edinburgh-class

Pendant Nos. 24 (1914), 00 (1.18), N.03 (4.18). Launched 17.6.05 Armstrong. 13,550 tons, 505(oa), 480(pp)x73x26ft. TE 23000ihp, 23kts. Armament: 6-9.2in, 4-7.5in, 1-12pdr, 29-3pdr, 3-18in tt. Armour: 6in sides, 1in deck, 6in guns. Crew: 712. 2nd CS Grand Fleet 1914-17, North America and West Indies 1917-18, then returned to 2nd CS. Single ship action with DUNDEE v LEOPARD 16 Mar 1917. Sold 9.5.21 Ward, Briton Ferry. (British Warships 1914-1919)

Joined 5th Cruiser Squadron, Home Fleet on completion and went to Baltic on official visit to Russia in 1908. Joined 3rd Fleet at Portsmouth in 1909, and remained with that Squadron until 1919. Gun explosion aboard in November 1914. missed Jutland as she was refitting at the time, but with the armed boarding steamer Dundee sank the German disguised raider Leopard in the North Sea on 16 March 1917. On ocean escort duties 1917-18. On sale list July 1920. Sold May 1921 to Ward, Briton Ferry for breaking-up. (Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906-21)

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Notes:

1. Latitude/longitude, including for days in port, show representative decimal positions for each day, as calculated by the Old Weather project's analysis program. As such, they differ by varying amounts from the positions recorded, usually at noon, in the log pages. In addition, some latitudes/longitudes have been amended in edited logs for errors in the logs, for errors in identifying locations by the analysis program, or simply for greater accuracy. In all cases, refer to the log-page scans for the positions as originally recorded. Not all log pages contain this information and the ships' positions have therefore often been estimated.

2. Full account of any day is available by clicking on the link above that day. Groups of links refer to log book covers and introductory information; some may be blank.

Editor’s notes:

On most days when they are at sea from September 1916 to June 1917 the logs record that they are carrying out ‘War Routine’ after that ‘Routine’.

THE VOYAGES OF HMS ACHILLES 1916-1918
(More detailed plots follow in the text)

JP map overview

(Maps prepared using Journey Plotter, developed by Maikel. The Plots can only be approximate. They are made by joining-up positions on successive days, and sometimes positions are not given. There will therefore be occasions when the ship appears to have travelled overland)

THE VOYAGES OF HMS ACHILLES
Northern Patrols

JP map Achilles Northern Patrols

LOGS FOR SEPTEMBER 1916


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[Signed] A[?] Robertson Navigating Officer [to July 1918]

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1 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 64.7, Long -0.4 [Obs]

3.50am: Commenced zig zagging.

7.20am: Course as req'd examining steamer.

11.40am: Course as req'd while HMS Amsterdam boards steamer.

2.30pm: Course as req'd examining steamer.

8.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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2 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 62.7, Long 1.4 [Obs]

3.50am: Zig zagging.

2.30 to 3.00pm: Course as requisite for examination of trawler.

8.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.

11.48pm: Muckle Flugga Light abeam 4 miles.


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3 September 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

4.00am: Passed Muckle Roe Light House.

6.20am: Collier Frieland secured alongside.

6.30am: Commenced coaling.

10.13am: Finished coaling received 750 tons.

Lost overboard by neglect on 28th Aug 1916 Binocular Prismatic, Patt. No. 343, one in number.


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4 September 1916

Busta Voe

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

9.15am: Weighed & shifted berth.

7.30pm: Commander Burt joined ship.


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5 September 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

8.30am: Commander Noble left ship.

2.00pm: Leave to 10% ship’s company till 6pm.

8.00pm: Proceeded as req'd for leaving harbour.

8.16pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

8.55pm: Esha Ness Light abeam 4 miles.


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6 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 64.1, Long -0.5 [Obs]

Zig zagging from 4.30am to 8.30pm except for 6.20 to 7am when there was thick fog.


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7 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 67.1, Long 1.7 [Obs]

1.26 to 1.35am: Course as req'd while HMS Amsterdam boarded steamer.

4.00am: Zig zagging.

9.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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8 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.0, Long -2.4 [DR]

4.10am: Zig zag.

7.06am: Ceased zig zagging. [weather foggy]

11.00am: Zig zagging.

1.42pm: Ceased zig zag.

6.00pm: Zig zagging.

8.40pm: Ceased zig zag.

10.12pm: Muckle Flugga Light S5W.


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9 September 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

1.32am: Esha Ness Light abeam 15 miles.

4.03am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

4.29am: Stopped

5.45am: Collier Hebburn secured alongside.

6.20am: Commenced coaling.

9.45am: Finished coaling received 718 tons.

2.00pm: Leave to 10% ship’s company till 6pm.


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10 September 1916

Busta Voe

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

1.30pm: Leave to 10% ship’s company till 6pm.

4.30pm: Landed Presbyterians (44).


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11 September 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

1.30pm: Leave to 10% ship’s company till 6pm.

8.16pm: Proceeded as req'd out of harbour.

8.45pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

9.25pm: Esha Ness Light abeam.


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12 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.2, Long -2.9 [DR]

4.40am: Zig zagging.

6.42 to 7.42am: Course as req'd HMS Amsterdam investigated schooner.

12.10pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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13 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 66.0, Long 0.0 [Obs]

8.00am: Examining steamer.

4.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 230 & 231.

5.25 to 6.20pm: Course & speeds as req'd to examine steamer.


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14 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 62.8, Long 1.1 [Obs]

1.00pm: Zig zagging.

8.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

11.00pm: Sighted Muckle Flugga Light.


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15 September 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

4.00am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

4.30am: In Busta Voe.

6.07am: Collier Barmoor secured alongside.

6.15am: Commenced coaling.

8.50am: Finished coaling received 550 tons.

1.30pm: Leave to 10% ship’s company till 6pm.


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16 September 1916

Busta Voe

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

1.00pm: Leave to 10% ship’s company till 6pm.


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17 September 1916

Busta Voe

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36


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18 September 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

9.30am: Exercised working Main Derrick by hand & exercised hand pumps.

1.00pm: Leave to 10% ship’s company till 5.30pm.

7.00pm: Rev. Evans left ship.

7.30pm: Proceeded as req'd out of harbour.

7.58pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

8:45pm: Esha Ness Light N59E.


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19 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.2, Long -2.8 [Obs]

5.20am: Zig zag.

12.20pm: Course as req'd while HMS Amsterdam boarded sailing vessel.

7.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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20 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 67.1, Long 1.0 [Obs]

7.30am: Course as req'd while HMS Amsterdam examined steamer.


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21 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 62.7, Long 1.3 [Obs]

4.20am: Zig zagging.

7.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.

11.20pm: Muckle Flugga Light S14W.


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22 September 1916

Busta Voe & at sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

2.23am: Esha Ness Light abeam.

4.50am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

5.14am: Came to in No. 2 berth.

6.00am: Collier Barmoor secured alongside.

6.22am: Commenced coaling.

9.45am: Finished coaling received 660 tons.

1.00pm: Leave to 10% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


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23 September 1916

Busta Voe

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

1.30pm: Leave to 10% ship’s company till 5.30pm.

7.00pm: Rev. Mr. Boswell joined ship.


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24 September 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

1.00pm: Leave to 10% ship’s company till 5.30pm.

7.05pm: Proceeded as req'd out of harbour.

7.30pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

8.09pm: Esha Ness Light abeam 4 miles.

11.12pm: Muckle Flugga Light abeam 17 miles.


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25 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.7, Long 1.1 [Obs]

5.00am: Zig zag.

12.50pm: Course as req'd examining steamers.

Three steamers boarded by HMS Amsterdam between 1.30pm & 6.00pm.

7.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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26 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 67.1, Long 0.4 [Obs]

1.00 till 4.30am: Course & speed as req'd while closing with & whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded two steamers.

5.00am: Zig zag.

9.00am: Course & speed as req’d HMS Amsterdam boarded two steamers.

9.30am: Exercised collision quarters & stations for getting out boats by hand and abandoning ship.

1.00pm: Course & speed as required HMS Amsterdam boarded 1 steamer.

7.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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27 September 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.0, Long -2.8 [Obs]

5.10 to 6.00am: Course as required. HMS Amsterdam boarded sailing vessel.

6.00am: Zig zag.

7.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 7


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28 September 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

1.00am: Muckle Flugga Light abeam 9.5 miles

3.07am: Esha Ness Light abeam 11 ½ miles.

5.07am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

5.32am: Came to in No. 2 berth.

6.30am: Collier Sir Francis secured alongside.

6.42am: Commenced coaling.

10.00am: Finished coaling rec'd 688 tons.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5:30 pm.

Number on sick list: 7


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29 September 1916

Busta Voe

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5:30 pm.

4.30pm: Read Warrant No. 233.

Number on sick list: 15


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30 September 1916

Busta Voe

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5:30 pm.

Number on sick list: 17



LOGS FOR OCTOBER 1916


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1 October 1916

Busta Voe & Olna Firth

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

9.00am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians.

5.00pm: Weighed & proceeded as req'd to Olna Firth.

5.45pm: Come to in No. 5 berth.

6.30pm: Paid monthly money to ship’s company.

Number on sick list: 19.


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2 October 1916

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Landed Marines for route march.

10.30am: Exercised Fire Quarters & boats crews pulling.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4.45pm.

6.00pm: Weighed & proceeded as req’d out of harbour, HMS Amsterdam in company.

6.30pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

7.30pm: Esha Ness Light N85W 4 ½ miles.

Number on sick list: 22.


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3 October 1916

At Sea

Lat 64.2, Long -3.1 [DR]

5.30am: Zig zag.

6.45pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 22.


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4 October 1916

At Sea

Lat 67.5, Long 1.9 [Obs]

2.05 to 2.40am: Course as req'd whilst HMS Amsterdam examined steamer.

6.30 to 6.45am: Course as req'd whilst HMS Amsterdam examined steamer.

6.45am: Zig zag.

10.00 to 11.00am: Course as requisite whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded steamer.

2.00 till 3.10pm: Course & speed as req'd whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded steamer.

6.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 17.


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5 October 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.2, Long 1.0 [Obs]

5.40am: Zig zag.

2.00 till 4.15pm: Course as req'd examining steamer.

6.40pm: Ceased zig zagging

Number on sick list: 19.


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6 October 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

1.06am: Muckle Flugga Light abeam 16 ½ miles.

3.19am: Esha Ness Light abeam 18 ½ miles.

5.30am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

5.50am: Come to in No. 2 berth.

6.35am: Collier Sir Francis secured alongside.

6.50am: Commenced coaling.

Noon: Finished coaling rec'd 594 tons.

Number on sick list: 22.


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7 October 1916

Busta Voe

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

6.00am: HMS Sylvia came alongside for repairs.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ships company till 5.30 pm.

Number on sick list: 21


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8 October 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

9.00am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5pm.

5.59pm: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

6.25pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

7.10pm: Esha Ness Lt: N76E 4 miles.

Number on sick list: 25


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9 October 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.9, Long -4.7 [Obs]

12.00am: Zig zag.

2.00am: Ceased zig zagging.

5.20am: Zig zag.

3.45 to 5.45pm: Course as requisite whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded steamer

6.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 17


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10 October 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.4, Long -3.2 [Obs]

12.10 to 12.30am: Zig zag.

2.50 to 3.10am: Zig zag.

6.00am: Zig zag.

8.40am: Ceased zig zagging.

10.20 to 11.45am: Course as req’d whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded sailing vessel.

11.45am: Zig zag.

6.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.

9.20pm: Zig zag.

Number on sick list: 21


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11 October 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.1, Long -2.2 [Obs]

6.00am: Zig zag.

9.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 19


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12 October 1916

Scapa Flow & at Sea

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

2.23am: Fair Island South Light abeam 3 miles.

5.40am: Copinsay Light abeam 3 ¾ miles.

6.25am: Pentland Skerries Light SSW 1.4 miles, passed East of Swona Island.

7.05am: Passed Outer Obstruction.

7.28am: Came to in F4 berth.

8.30am: Collier Boverton secured alongside.

8.45am: Commenced coaling.

1.15pm: Finished coaling rec’d 820 tons.

1.55pm: Weighed & shifted to F3 berth.

8.00pm: Set anchor watch. [wind force 5 – 9 ]

Number on sick list: 22


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13 October 1916

Scapa Flow & at Sea

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.10pm: Proceeded out of harbour.

9.10pm: Pentlend Skerries Light N42E 2 ¾ miles.

9.20pm: Zig zag.

11.45pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 20


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14 October 1916

Cromarty & at Sea

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

1.01am: Passed Whistle buoy.

1.10am: Passed Outer Obstructions.

1.22am: Came to in No. 5 berth.

8.30am: Divers employed about paravanes.

1.00pm: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5pm.

10.10pm: Mr. Haley Art. Engineer joined ship.

Number on sick list: 21


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15 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

1.00pm: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5pm.

Number on sick list: 23


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16 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

7.00am: Collier Kilmaho secured alongside.

7.15am: Commenced coaling.

8.05am: Finished coaling rec’d 190 tons.

1.00pm: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5pm.

2.00pm: Mr. Kelly Art. Engineer left ship.

Number on sick list: 22


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17 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

9.30am: Divers working about paravanes.

1.00pm: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5pm.

Number on sick list: 20


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18 October 1916


Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

8.30am: Landed party (130) for route march.

11.30am: Exercised boat crews under oars.

1.00pm: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5pm.

11.15pm: Took off mooring swivel and prepared for sea.

Number on sick list: 18


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19 October 1916

Cromarty & at Sea

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

9.30am: Exercised preparing to take a ship in tow. Worked Downton pumps for exercise.

8.09pm: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

11.48pm: Kinnaird Light abeam 7.8 miles.

Number on sick list: 15


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20 October 1916

At Sea

Lat 59.2, Long 2.6 [Obs]

6.30am: Took station West 5 miles from HMS Minotaur.

9.00am: Opened to 20 miles from HMS Minotaur.

9.30am: Zig zag.

4.40pm: Formed astern of HMS Minotaur.

Number on sick list: 16


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21 October 1916

Cromarty & at Sea

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

3.35am: Kinnaird Head Light abeam 5 miles.

7.50am: Came to in No. 4 berth.

9.03am: Collier Baron Ailso secured alongside.

9.15am: Commenced coaling.

11.30am: Finished coaling rec’d 590 tons.

Leave to 12% ship’s company from 2.30pm till 5pm.

3.30pm: Took in 137 tons oil from Innishannon.

Number on sick list: 13


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22 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

10.00am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians.

11.00am: Held Divine Service.

1.00pm: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5pm.

Number on sick list: 13


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23 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

8.30am: Landed Marines for route march.

1.00pm: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5pm.

Number on sick list: 9


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24 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

1.30am: Took off mooring swivel.

10.30am: Put on mooring swivel.

1.00pm: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5pm.

5.00pm: Read Warrant No. 234.


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25 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

8.30am: Landed party (58) for route march.

9.30am: Manned & worked Downton pumps for exercise.

1.00pm: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5pm.

5.00pm: Hoisted flag of Rear Admiral Heath, commanding 2nd Cruiser Squadron. Admiral's Staff joined ship from HMS Minotaur.


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26 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

8.30am: Landed Party for Route March (65).

1.00am: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5 pm.


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27 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

10.00am: Rear Admiral inspected ship at Action Quarters.

1.00am: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5 pm.


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28 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

8.30am: Landed party (50) for Route March.

1.00am: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5 pm.


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29 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

9.00am: Landed Wesleyans and Presbyterians.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.


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30 October 1916

Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

7.30am: Received 108 tons of Oil from Innishannon.

8.30am: Landed Marines for drill.

9.00am: Landed party (37) for route march.

1.00am: Leave to 12% ship’s company till 5 pm.

6.00pm: Returned 2 shackles Bower cable to NSO Invergorden. [NSO - Naval Stores Office]


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31 October 1916

Cromarty and at Sea

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

7.35am: Collier Kilmaka secured alongside.

7.54am: Commenced coaling.

8.50am: Finished coaling rec’d 229 tons.

4.07pm: Proceeded out of harbour.

4.25pm: Passed whistle buoy.

7.42pm: Noss Head Light abeam 3¼ miles.

8.37pm: Pentland Skerries Light N72W 9½ miles.



LOGS FOR NOVEMBER 1916


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1 November 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

12.50am: Fair Island South Light abeam 7½ miles.

5.54am: Esha Ness Light abeam 3½ miles.

6.27am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

6.51am: Came to in No. 2 berth Busta Voe.

7.30am: Collier Dalewood secured alongside.

9.03am: Commenced coaling.

10.00am: Finished coaling rec’d 190 tons.

5.00pm: Paid monthly money to ship company.


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2 November 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

9.30am: Manned & worked Downton Pumps.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4.00pm.

3.00pm: Staff of Rear Admiral left ship.

4.00pm: Rear Admiral Heath transferred his flag to HMS Shannon.

5.00pm: Weighed & proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

5.28pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

6.15pm: Esha Ness Light East 5 miles.


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3 November 1916

At Sea

Lat 62.8, Long -2.0 [Obs]

6.50am: Zig zag.

11.03am: Ceased zig zagging to close steamer.

12.20pm: Zig zagging.

1.20pm: Ceased zig zagging Royal Scott [HMS Royal Scot?] examined steamer.

2.00pm: Zig Zag.

5.20pm: Ceased zip zagging.


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4 November 1916

At Sea

Lat 64.3, Long -2.9 [DR]

7.00am: Zig Zagging.

9.30am: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd34197000294: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-043_1.jpg)


5 November 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.1, Long -4.9 [DR]

11.43am: Hove to ENE 40 revs to secure after funnel. [Wind force 8 – 10]


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6 November 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

4.35am: Crossed 100 fathom line.

7.00am: Ramna Stacks S40E 2 ½ miles.

7.40am: Zig zagging.

8.07am: Esha Ness Light N65E 2.1 miles. Ceased zig zagging.

8.42am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

9.08am: Came to in No. 1 berth.

9.32am: Collier Dalewood secured alongside.

10.00am: Commenced coaling.

1.45pm: Finished coaling rec’d 647 tons.


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7 November 1916

Busta Voe

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4:30pm.


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8 November 1916

Busta Voe & at Sea

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36

9.30am: Exercised Divers for monthly dip.

4.56pm: Proceeded as required out of harbour.

5:28pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

6.10pm: Esha Ness Light ENE 4 miles. Zig Zag.

9.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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9 November 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.2, Long -2.9 [DR]


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10 November 1916

At Sea

Lat 65.0, Long -3.9 [DR]

4.00am: Zig Zag.

9.55am: Dropped target, course as req’d. Carried out Sub calibre firing.

10.40am: Finished firing.

6.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

8.00pm: Zig zag.


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11 November 1916

[At Sea]

Lat 63.2, Long -4.8 [DR]

4.15pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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12 November 1916

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

2.30am: Crossed 100 fathom line.

4.00am: Esha Ness Light S29W.

6.10am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

6.45am: Came to in No. 5 berth.

8.04am: Collier Maureen secured alongside.

8.20am: Commenced coaling.

10.45am: Finished coaling rec’d 576 tons.


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13 November 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4 pm.

4.30pm: Read Warrant No. 238.


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14 November 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Marines & Boys landed for Route March.

10.30am: Exercised boat pulling.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4 pm.


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15 November 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed party (160) for route march.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4 pm.


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16 November 1916

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.30am: Exercised getting out boom boats by hand.

10.30am: Exercised working Downton pumps.

11.00am: Landed party (60) for route march.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 3.30 pm.

4.45pm: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

5.12pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light Zig Zag.

6.15pm: Esha Ness Light S70E 4 ¼ miles.

8.00pm: Parted company with HMS Shannon.

8.00pm: Ceased Zig zagging.


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17 November 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.4, Long -2.9 [DR]

7.30am: Zig Zag.

4.20pm: Ceased Zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002a1: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-050_0.jpg)


18 November 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.6, Long -5.2 [DR]

7.35am: Zig zag.

9.30am: Communicated by signal with HMS Shannon.

5.00am: Ceased zig zagging.

6.00am: Altered course SE, 10 knots, to repair ash ejector pipe.


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19 November 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.6, Long -5.9 [Obs]

7.40am: Zig zag.

9.30am: Carried out range keeping exercises with HMS Shannon.

4.40pm: Ceased Zig zagging.


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20 November 1916

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

Midnight: Carried away port sounding boom by accident.

6.07am: Esha Ness Light abeam 2 ½ miles.

6.50am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

7.15am: Came to in No. 5 berth Olna Firth.

8.30am: Collier Kyliakin secured alongside.

9.00am: Commenced coaling.

Noon: Finished coaling rec’d 672 tons.


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21 November 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4.00pm.

7.00pm: Mr. McBride, Clerk, joined ship.


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22 November 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed party (148) for Route march.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4 pm.

4.00pm: Hoisted flag of Rear admiral commanding 2nd Cruiser Squadron.

5.30pm: Rear Admiral Health & staff came on board.


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23 November 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

10.30am: Carried out .303 aiming rifle practice at target towed by steamboat.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4 pm.


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24 November 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: HMS Minotaur arrived.

9:45am: Rear Admiral Heath left ship & hoisted flag in HMS Minotaur.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4 pm.


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25 November 1916

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed party (46) for route march.

4.45pm: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

5.16pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

6.05pm: Esha Ness Light E by N 4.6 miles.


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26 November 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.2, Long -3.6 [DR]

7.20am: Zig Zag.

11.45am: Ceased zig zagging.


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27 November 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.5, Long -4.4 [Obs/DR]

7.40am: Zig zag.

10.30am: Carried out range keeping exercise with HMS Minotaur.

11.30pm: Esha Ness Light abeam.

Midnight: Course as required for Swarbacks Minn.


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28 November 1916

Olna Firth and at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

12.18am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

12.50am: Came to in No. 5 berth Olna Firth.

8.30am: Collier Knightsgarthe secured alongside.

8.50am: Commenced coaling.

11.40am: Finished coaling rec’d 556 tons.


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29 November 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4 p.m.


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30 November 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.30am: Exercised Night Defence & Action stations.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4 p.m.



LOGS FOR DECEMBER 1916


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1 December 1916

Olna Firth and Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

10.00am: Landed party (172) for Route march including Marines.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 3.30pm.

4.42pm: Proceeded out of harbour.

5.10pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

6.00pm: Esha Ness Light N78E 4.5 miles.


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2 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.4, Long -2.5 [DR]

7.00am: Zig zag.


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3 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 64.2, Long -2.2 [DR]

2.00am: Ceased zig zagging.

7.30am: Zig zag.

8.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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4 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.6, Long -4.8 [DR]

7.40am: Zig zag.

9.45am: Course & speed as req’d, carried out 3 pounder firing at target towed by HMS Duke of Cornwall.


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5 December 1916

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.40am: Course as req’d whilst HMS Duke of Cornwall examined steamer.

4.25am: Ceased zig zagging.

6.29am: Esha Ness Light N65E 4.6 miles.

7.12am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

7.35am: Came to in No. 4 berth.

8.30am: Collier Knightsgarth secured alongside.

8.50am: Commenced coaling.

11.45am: Finished coaling rec’d 661 tons.


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6 December 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


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7 December 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Landed party (75) for Route march.

10.30am: Exercised Working hand capstan and opening and closing water tight doors.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


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8 December 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.

4.30pm: Asst. Paymaster Porter left ship.


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9 December 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

10.00am: Divers employed clearing wire from HMS Duke of Clarence's propeller.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.

5.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 28 & 29 from HMS Duke of Cornwall.


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10 December 1916

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed Wesleyans and Presbyterians.

10.30am: Held divine service.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.

5.40pm: Proceeded out of harbour.

6.05pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

6.45pm: Esha Ness Light N81E 5.3 miles.


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11 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 64.2, Long 0.3 [Obs]

8.00am: Zig zag.


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12 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 64.5, Long 0.5 [Obs]

9.30am: Course as req’d examining steamer.

5.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

6.00pm: Zig zag.


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13 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 64.6, Long 0.6 [Obs]

4.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.

7.20pm: Zig Zag.


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14 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 64.5, Long 0.6 [DR]

4.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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15 December 1916

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

3.30am: Muckle Flugga Light abeam 6.7 miles

5.25am: Esha Ness Light abeam 6.1 miles

6.25am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

6.51am: Came to in No 4. berth Olna Firth.

8.20am: Collier Paighton secured alongside.

8.40am: Commenced coaling.

3.35pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1436 tons.


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16 December 1916

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

3.50pm: Proceeded as required.

4.24pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

4.35pm: Zig Zag.

5.15pm: Esha Ness E by N 6 miles. Ceased zig zagging.

8.24pm: HMS Dundee examined steamer.


4caf837dcadfd341970002c2: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-066_1.jpg)


17 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.8, Long -2.2 [Obs]

5.40am: Zig zag.

4.16pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002c3: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-067_0.jpg)


18 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 64.7, Long -2.6 [Obs]

12.40am: Zig zag.

4.10pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002c4: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-067_1.jpg)


19 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.6, Long -3.5 [Obs]


4caf837dcadfd341970002c5: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-068_0.jpg)


20 December 1916

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

5.30am: Zig zag.

6.50am: Esha Ness Light abeam 4.2 miles. Ceased zig zagging.

7.25am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

7.55am: Came to in No. 6 berth.

9.25am: Collier Pinewood secured alongside.

9.42am: Commenced coaling.

12.30pm: Finished coaling received 595 tons.


4caf837dcadfd341970002c6: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-068_1.jpg)


21 December 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32


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22 December 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002c8: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-069_1.jpg)


23 December 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002c9: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-070_0.jpg)


24 December 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Landed Presbyterians and Wesleyans.

10.00am: Held Divine Service.

10.30am: Held Roman Catholic Service for squadron.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002ca: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-070_1.jpg)


25 December 1916

Olna Firth and Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Landed Presbyterians and Wesleyans.

10.00am: Sent Roman Catholics on board HMS Cochrane.

10.30am: Held Divine Service

10.30am: Held Roman Catholic Service for squadron.

4.00pm: Weighed & proceeded as req’d.

4.37pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

5.00pm: Hillswick Light N60E 4 ½ miles.


4caf837dcadfd341970002cb: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-071_0.jpg)


26 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.8, Long -2.8 [Obs]

7.00am: Zig zag.

4.40am: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002cc: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-071_1.jpg)


27 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 64.7, Long -3.6 [DR]

7.00am: Zig zag.

5.00am: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002cd: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-072_0.jpg)


28 December 1916

At Sea

Lat 63.5, Long -5.2 [DR]

8.00am: Zig zag.

11.46am: Ceased zig zagging.

3.00pm: Parted company with HMS Dundee.


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29 December 1916

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

12.00 to 12.30am: Course as req’d examining steamer.

5.20am: Esha Ness Lt: S15E

7.24am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

7.50am: Came to in No. 5 berth Olna Firth.

8.55am: Collier Maureen secured alongside.

9.10am: Commenced coaling.

10.00am: Sub. Lieut. Hill joined ship.

1.00pm: Finished coaling rec’d 740 tons.

6.00pm: Sub. Lieut. Dring left ship.


4caf837dcadfd341970002cf: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-073_0.jpg)


30 December 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002d0: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-073_1.jpg)


31 December 1916

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Landed Wesleyans and Presbyterians.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm



LOGS FOR JANUARY 1917


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1 January 1917

[Year entered as 1916]

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Landed parties (179) for route march.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 3.45pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002d7: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-077_0.jpg)


2 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Landed Marines for route march.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002d8: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-077_1.jpg)


3 January 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.30am: Exercised Night Defence stations and prepared to be taken in tow.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 3.45pm.

4.40pm: Weighed & proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

5.27pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

6.30pm: Zig zag.


4caf837dcadfd341970002d9: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-078_0.jpg)


4 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.8, Long -2.3 [Obs]


4caf837dcadfd341970002da: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-078_1.jpg)


5 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.5, Long -2.2 [Obs]

10.00am: Course & speed as required, carried out sub-calibre firing at target towed by HMS Dundee. Exercised Fire & Collision Quarters in action.


4caf837dcadfd341970002db: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-079_0.jpg)


6 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.5, Long -2.3 [Obs]

6.45 to 7.30pm: Course & speed as required while HMS Dundee boarded steamer.


4caf837dcadfd341970002dc: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-079_1.jpg)


7 January 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 61.1, Long -1.4 [Obs]

5.30am: Sighted Muckle Flugga Light.

1.40pm: Sighted Esha Ness Light.

2.52pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light. Course & speed as req’d for Olna Firth.

3.25pm: Came to in No. 7 berth.

4.25pm: Collier Dunraven secured alongside.


4caf837dcadfd341970002dd: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-080_0.jpg)


8 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.03am: Commenced coaling.

1.25pm: Finished coaling rec’d 950 tons.


4caf837dcadfd341970002de: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-080_1.jpg)


9 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 241.


4caf837dcadfd341970002df: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-081_0.jpg)


10 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002e0: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-081_1.jpg)


11 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.30am: Exercised working Main Derrick by hand. Worked Downton pumps. Exercised boat pulling.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002e1: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-082_0.jpg)


12 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.30am: Exercised General Quarters.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002e2: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-082_1.jpg)


13 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002e3: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-083_0.jpg)


14 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.00am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians

9.00am: Hands mustered by the Open List.

10.00am: Held Divine Service.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002e4: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-083_1.jpg)


15 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed Party (104) for Route March.

11.00am: Exercised boat pulling.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002e5: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-084_0.jpg)


16 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed Marines (50) & Seamen (76) for Route March.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002e6: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-084_1.jpg)


17 January 1917

[Date written as 18th January]

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 3.30pm.

4.35pm: Weighed & proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

5.15pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

5.25pm: Zig zag.

6.05pm: Ceased zig zagging.

7.40pm: Course as req’d examining steamers.


4caf837dcadfd341970002e7: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-085_0.jpg)


18 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.0, Long -2.5 [DR]

7.40am: Zig zag.

5.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002e8: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-085_1.jpg)


19 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.9, Long -3.8 [Obs]

7.00am: Zig zag.

5.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002e9: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-086_0.jpg)


20 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.9, Long -3.4 [DR]

7.40am: Zig zag.

10.00am: Carried out Range Keeping exercise.

4.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002ea: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-086_1.jpg)


21 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.5, Long -4.2 [DR]

2.20am: Zig zag.

5.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.

8.00pm: HMS Amsterdam parted company.

9.20pm: Zig zag.


4caf837dcadfd341970002eb: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-087_0.jpg)


22 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.3, Long -4.3 [DR]

6.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.

7.20pm: Zig zag.


4caf837dcadfd341970002ec: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-087_1.jpg)


23 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.3, Long -4.9 [DR]

6.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002ed: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-088_0.jpg)


24 January 1917

At Sea & Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

1.34am: Fair Island South Light abeam 6 ¼ miles.

6.23am: Pentland Skerries Light S9W 1.3 miles. Passing East of Swona Island.

7.25am: Came to in F3 berth.

8.07am: Collier Usworth secured alongside.

8.30am: Commenced coaling.

10.30am: Rec’d 115 tons oil from Viscol.

4.25pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1440 tons.

8.15pm: Proceeded out of harbour.

8.42pm: Passed Outer Obstruction. Course as req’d East of Swona & North of Pentland Skerries.


4caf837dcadfd341970002ee: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-088_1.jpg)


25 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 61.7, Long 1.5 [DR]

2.15am: Fair Island South Light abeam 17 ½ miles.

6.00am: Outer Skerries Light abeam 16.7 miles. Zig zag.


4caf837dcadfd341970002ef: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-089_0.jpg)


26 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.1, Long 1.3 [Obs/DR]

3.00am: Examined British armed trawlers.

11.00am: Examined French steamer.

6.00pm: Examined Swedish steamer.

9.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002f0: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-089_1.jpg)


27 January 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.3, Long 1.7 [DR]

7.00am: Zig zag.

5.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002f1: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-090_0.jpg)


28 January 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 62.4, Long -0.3 [DR]

7.00am: Zig zag.

5.15pm: Muckle Flugga Light abeam 21 miles.

6.55pm: Esha Ness Light abeam 4 miles.

7.45pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light. Course as req’d for Olna Firth.

8.18pm: Came to in No. 6 berth.


4caf837dcadfd341970002f2: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-090_1.jpg)


29 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

7.45am: Collier Dunraven secured alongside.

8.10am: Commenced coaling.

1.50pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1020 tons.


4caf837dcadfd341970002f3: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-091_0.jpg)


30 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 10% ship’s company till 4pm.


4caf837dcadfd341970002f4: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-091_1.jpg)


31 January 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4.30pm.

7.35 to 11.15pm: Embarking stores from Volterno.



LOGS FOR FEBRUARY 1917


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1 February 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 62.7, Long -2.1 [Obs]

12.10am: Weighed & proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

12.45am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

1.30am: Zig zag.

9.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837dcadfd341970002fb: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-095_0.jpg)


2 February 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.2, Long -2.1 [DR]

12.30am: Zig zag.

9.40am: Ceased zig zag.

10.20am: Zig zag.

7.40pm: Ceased zig zag.

9.20pm: Zig zag.


4caf837dcadfd341970002fc: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-095_1.jpg)


3 February 1917

At Sea

Lat 62.7, Long -4.4 [DR]

Noon: Parted company with Royal Scott [HMS Royal Scot, log of HMS Duke of Edinburgh for 1st Feb confirms Achilles sailing with Royal Scot]


4caf837dcadfd341970002fd: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-096_0.jpg)


4 February 1917

At Sea

Lat 57.6, Long -9.5 [Obs]

10.00am: Boreray Island S40E 16½ miles.


4caf837dcadfd341970002fe: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-096_1.jpg)


5 February 1917

At Sea

Lat 54.7, Long -5.5 [Esrimate from location at 11.50am]

4.40am: Ceased zig zagging.

4.52am: Inishtrahull Light S35W 12.6 miles.

6.50am: Course as req’d through Rathlin Sound.

7.20am: Altacarry Light N27W 4 ½ miles.

7.40am: Zig zag.

9.50am: Course as req’d in Belfast Lough waiting for Pilot.

11.08am: Stopped to embark Pilot.

11.50am: Copeland Light S20E 2 ¾ miles.

7.30pm: Skerries Light abeam 4 miles. Ceased zig zagging.

11.52pm: Came to off Woodside Ferry Pier.


4caf837dcadfd341970002ff: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-097_0.jpg)


6 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

8.30am: Leave to Port watch till 8am 16th Feb.


4caf837dcadfd34197000300: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-097_1.jpg)


7 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.50am: Weighed & proceeded as req’d with tugs assisting into No. 7 Dock Cammell Lairds, Birkenhead.

1.00pm: Leave to Part of watch till 8am.


4caf837dcadfd34197000301: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-098_0.jpg)


8 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.00pm: Leave to Part of watch till 8am.


4caf837dcadfd34197000302: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-098_1.jpg)


9 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

4.00pm: Leave to Part of watch till 8am.

5.00pm: Mr Walker, Mate(T), joined ship. [T - Torpedo gunner]


4caf837dcadfd34197000303: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-099_0.jpg)


10 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

Noon: Leave to Starboard watch till 10pm 20th Feb.


4caf837dcadfd34197000304: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-099_1.jpg)


11 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


4caf837dcadfd34197000305: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-100_0.jpg)


12 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


4caf837dcadfd34197000306: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-100_1.jpg)


13 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


4caf837dcadfd34197000307: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-101_0.jpg)


14 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


4caf837dcadfd34197000308: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-101_1.jpg)


15 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


4caf837ecadfd34197000309: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-102_0.jpg)


16 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 8am.


4caf837ecadfd3419700030a: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-102_1.jpg)


17 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 8am.


4caf837ecadfd3419700030b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-103_0.jpg)


18 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 8am.


4caf837ecadfd3419700030c: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-103_1.jpg)


19 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

3.30pm: Leave to part of watch till 8am.


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20 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

3.30pm: Leave to part of watch till 7am.

10.00pm: Starboard watch returned off long leave.

Number on sick list: 9


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21 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.35am: Proceeded out of dock, assisted by tugs.

10.32am: Came to.

11.30am: Collier Defontarric(?) secured alongside.

12.45pm: Commenced coaling.

1.30pm: Lieut. Cotton left ship.

10.50pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1447 tons.

Number on sick list: 14


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22 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

12.07am: HMS Bacchante swung to ebb & fouled Achilles’ stern, engines worked as required.

4.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253 & 254.

Number on sick list: 14


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23 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard watch till 7pm and Petty Officers till 9pm.

4.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261 & 262.

Number on sick list: 12


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24 February 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

8.30am: Read Warrants Nos. 263 & 264.

1.30pm: Leave to Chief Petty Officers and Petty Officers till 8pm.

Number on sick list: 15


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25 February 1917

Liverpool & at Sea

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.25am: Weighed & proceeded as req’d down Mersey.

10.45am: Passed Formby Light Vessel.

11.02am: Passed Bar Light Vessel. Zig zag.

1.55pm: Skerries Light House abeam 3 ¾ miles.

4.00 to 4.20pm: Course as req’d swinging ship to ascertain the Deviation of Standard Compass.

7.20pm: Mew Island Light N74W 5 ½ miles.

7.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.

10.14pm: Rue Point Light (Rathlin Island) abeam 1 mile.

Midnight: Inishtrahull Light N59W 10 ½ miles.

Number on sick list: 18


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26 February 1917

At Sea & Loch Ewe

Lat 57.81, Long -5.60 [Estimate from anchor bearings]

5.18am: Barra Light abeam 9 ½ miles.

6.40am: Zig zag.

7.45am: Neist Point Light East 7 ¾ miles

9.30am: Trodday Light abeam 1 mile.

10.15am: Ceased zig zagging.

10.26am: Rudh Rock Light SE 1.2 miles

10.58am: Passed Obstruction. Course & speed as req’d to anchorage in Lock Ewe.

11.10am: Came to. Anchor bearings: Aultbea Kirk N24E; Southern ext. Ewe Island N46½W; Eastern ext. Ewe Island N8E.

1.00pm: Liverpool Pilot left ship.

5.37pm: Weighed & proceeded as required.

6.45pm: Rudh Rock Light S17E 6.3 miles.

9.37pm: Butt of Lewis Light abeam 12 1/2 miles.

Number on sick list: 16


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27 February 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 60.38, Long -1.36 [Estimate between Muckle Roe and Olna Firth]

6.30am: Zig zag.

11.14am: Esha Ness Light House N56E 2.6 miles.

11.46am: Passed Muckle Roe Light House.

12.14pm: Came to in No. 6 berth, Olna Firth.

2.35pm: Collier Knightsgarth secured alongside.

2.55pm: Commenced coaling.

7.33pm: Finished coaling rec’d 880 tons.

Number on sick list: 17


4caf837ecadfd34197000315: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-108_0.jpg)


28 February 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

10.30am: Lost by accident 3 Marines blankets.

3.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 6.15pm.

4.30pm: Read Warrants Nos. 265 & 266.

6.00pm: Burned Searchlights.

Number on sick list: 20



LOGS FOR MARCH 1917


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1 March 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

3.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 6.30pm.

Number on sick list: 23


4caf837ecadfd3419700031b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-110_0.jpg)


2 March 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

3.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.

6.30pm: Weighed & proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

7.07pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

8.00pm: Zig zag.

Number on sick list: 22


4caf837ecadfd3419700031c: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-110_1.jpg)


3 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.1, Long -2.5 [Obs/DR]

Number on sick list: 18


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4 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.2, Long -3.6 [Obs]

1.00am: Ceased zig zagging.

7.00am: Zig zag.

Noon: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 19


4caf837ecadfd3419700031e: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-111_1.jpg)


5 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.3, Long -4.8 [Obs]

6.00am: Zig zag.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 267.

11.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 19


4caf837ecadfd3419700031f: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-112_0.jpg)


6 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 62.5, Long -4.5 [Obs]

6.00pm: Zig zag.

Number on sick list: 18


4caf837ecadfd34197000320: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-112_1.jpg)


7 March 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00am: Ceased zig zagging.

1.10am: Esha Ness Light abeam 4 ½ miles.

2.15am: Came to in No. 4 berth Olna Firth.

6.55am: Storeship Volterno secured alongside.

7.25am: Collier Gracefield secured alongside.

9.40am: Commenced coaling.

2.35pm: Finished coaling, rec’d 925 tons.

Number on sick list: 16


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8 March 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4.15pm.

4.00pm: Read Warrant Nos. 268 & 269.

5.00pm: Mr. Higgings, Gunner, joined ship.

Number on sick list: 15


4caf837ecadfd34197000322: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-113_1.jpg)


9 March 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.30am: Prepared to Tow and Rigged hand capstan.

6.00pm: Paid monthly money to ship’s company.

Number on sick list: 12


4caf837ecadfd34197000323: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-114_0.jpg)


10 March 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed Party (73) for Route March.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 4.15pm.

4.00pm: Read Warrant Nos. 270 & 271.

Number on sick list: 12


4caf837ecadfd34197000324: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-114_1.jpg)


11 March 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians.

9.30am: Rear Admiral Fremantle [ Sydney Robert Fremantle?] came onboard & inspected ship’s company and living spaces.

10.35am: Rear Admiral left ship.

11.30am: Held Divine Service.

1.30pm: Leave to 70 men of ship’s company till 4.30 p.m.

11.35pm: Proceeded out of harbour.

Number on sick list: 10


4caf837ecadfd34197000325: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-115_0.jpg)


12 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 62.7, Long -0.8 [Obs]

0.03am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

6.00am: Zig zag.

7.50am: Course as requisite to close steamer & while HMS Dundee boarded her.

4.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 272 & 273.

8.30 to 8.55pm: Course as req’d examining steamer.

8.55pm: Ceased zig zagging.

11.00pm: Zig zag.

Number on sick list: 14


4caf837ecadfd34197000326: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-115_1.jpg)


13 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 62.5, Long -1.0 [Obs]

1.00am: Ceased zig zagging.

5.00am: Zig zag.

9.00 to 9.30am: Course as req’d while HMS Dundee examined steamer.

8.00pm: Ceased zig zagging

Number on sick list: 14


4caf837ecadfd34197000327: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-116_0.jpg)


14 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.6, Long -1.0 [Obs]

5.00am: Zig zag.

6.00 to 6.50pm: Course as req’d while HMS Dundee boarded steamer.

8.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 17


4caf837ecadfd34197000328: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-116_1.jpg)


15 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.7, Long -1.0 [DR]

5.00am: Zig zag.

7.25 to 8.10am: Course as req’d examining steamer.

8.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 17


4caf837ecadfd34197000329: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-117_0.jpg)


16 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.7, Long -0.8 [DR]

4.00am: Zig zag.

12.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.

3.48pm: Engaged Raider.

3.58pm: Full speed. Course as req’d.

4.33pm: Sank Raider. [This is the German ship Leopard see Leopard action, 1917 for details, including the Captain’s report]

5.00pm: Zig zag.

8.00pm: Ceased zig.

Number on sick list: 19


4caf837ecadfd3419700032a: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-117_1.jpg)


17 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.0, Long -1.1 [DR]

4.40am: Zig zag.

12.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.

11.00pm: Muckle Flugga Light S40W.

Number on sick list: 16


4caf837ecadfd3419700032b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-118_0.jpg)


18 March 1917

At Sea & Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

1.54am: Out Skerries Light abeam 10 miles.

4.40am: Zig zag.

7.00am: Met HMS Rowina & HMS Rob Roy as escort.

8.50am: Ceased zig zagging.

11.12am: Pentland Skerries Light abeam 1.2 miles. Course as req’d Eastward of Swona Island.

11.57am: Came to in B5 berth.

1.00pm: Collier Usworth secured alongside.

1.25pm: Commenced coaling.

2.30pm: Oil Tanker Viscol alongside.

2.35 to 4.45pm: Took in 76 tons of oil fuel.

5.10pm: Rear Admiral Fremantle came on board and addressed ship's company.

Number on sick list: 16


4caf837ecadfd3419700032c: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-118_1.jpg)


19 March 1917

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

3.00am: Finished coaling rec'd 1530 tons.

6.30am: Ammunition ships Upnor & Blacktoft secured alongside.

10.30am: Lieut. Aspin RNVR left ship.

am&pm: Hands employed ammunitioning ship.

Number on sick list: 18


4caf837ecadfd3419700032d: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-119_0.jpg)


20 March 1917

Scapa Flow & at Sea

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

3.30pm: Discharged 10 Signalmen to HMS Queen Elizabeth.

6.38pm: Weighed & proceeded as requisite out of harbour.

7.08pm: Passed Outer Obstruction. Course as req’d Eastward of Swona Island & Northward of Pentland Skerries.

7.40pm: Pentland Skerries Light abeam 1.2 miles

Number on sick list: 18


4caf837ecadfd3419700032e: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-119_1.jpg)


21 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 61.8, Long -3.6 [DR]

0.50am: Fair Island Scaddon [Skadden?] Light S80E 7 ½ miles.

Number on sick list: 18


4caf837ecadfd3419700032f: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-120_0.jpg)


22 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.0, Long -1.0 [DR]

4.40am: Zig zag.

8.10pm: Ceased zig zag.

Number on sick list: 22


4caf837ecadfd34197000330: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-120_1.jpg)


23 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.0, Long -3.8 [DR]

4.00am: Zig zag.

7.30am: Ceased zig zag.

9.30am: Zig zag.

10.00am: Exercised Downton pumps.

4.40pm: Course as req’d to close HMS Amsterdam.

8.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 22


4caf837ecadfd34197000331: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-121_0.jpg)


24 March 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 63.0, Long -1.2 [Obs]

4.45am: Zig zag.

5.50 to 7.12am: Course as req’d whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded steamer.

12.18pm: Ceased zig zagging.

7.35pm: Esha Ness Light S6W.

9.15pm: Passed Swarbacks Minn Light. Course & speed as req’d for Olna Firth.

9.45pm: Came to in No. 4 berth.

Number on sick list: 16


4caf837ecadfd34197000332: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-121_1.jpg)


25 March 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

6.05am: Collier Dunraven secured alongside.

6.28am: Commenced coaling.

11.50am: Finished coaling rec’d 1050 tons.

Number on sick list: 18


4caf837fcadfd34197000333: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-122_0.jpg)


26 March 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.30am: Held Court Martial on board.

2.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 6pm.

5.00pm: Divers employed reeving paravane chains.

Number on sick list: 12


4caf837fcadfd34197000334: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-122_1.jpg)


27 March 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

11.00am: Surgeon Danvers left ship.

2.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 6pm.

5.00pm: Eng. Commander Hill joined ship

Number on sick list: 12


4caf837fcadfd34197000335: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-123_0.jpg)


28 March 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

11.00am: Eng. Commander Morris left ship.

2.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 6pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000336: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-123_1.jpg)


29 March 1917

Olna firth & at Sea

Lat 60.5, Long -1.8 [Estimate from location at 12.29pm]

9.30am: Hands employed exercising out & in paravanes.

11.22am: Proceeded out of harbour.

12.29pm: Esha Ness Light abeam 6 miles.

12.40pm: Zig zag.

2.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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30 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.5, Long -3.9 [DR]


4caf837fcadfd34197000338: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-124_1.jpg)


31 March 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.3, Long -2.1 [Obs]



LOGS FOR APRIL 1917


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4caf837fcadfd3419700033e: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-127_1.jpg)


1 April 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.0, Long -3.5 [DR]

2.00pm: Zig zag.


4caf837fcadfd3419700033f: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-128_0.jpg)


2 April 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 62.5, Long -1.9 [Obs]

6.20am: Course as req’d to examine steamer.

8.34am: Stopped, heavy snow squall.

8.48am: 90 revs.

5.00 to 6.00pm: Course & speed as requisite working about paravanes.

7.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.

8.05pm: Esha Ness Light abeam 6 miles.

8.57pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light. Course & speed as req’d for Olna Firth.

9.25pm: Came to in No. 6 berth.

10.30pm: Mr. Pollock, Gunner (T) joined ship. [T – torpedo]


4caf837fcadfd34197000340: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-128_1.jpg)


3 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

6.12am: Collier Norburn secured alongside.

6.30am: Commenced coaling.

10.55am: Finished coaling rec'd 880 tons.


4caf837fcadfd34197000341: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-129_0.jpg)


4 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Paid monthly money to ship’s company.

2.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 6.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000342: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-129_1.jpg)


5 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Marines (50) landed for route march.

2.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 6.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000343: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-130_0.jpg)


6 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000344: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-130_1.jpg)


7 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

2.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 6.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000345: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-131_0.jpg)


8 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

2.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 6.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000346: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-131_1.jpg)


9 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed party (122) for Route March.

2.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 6.30pm.

6.00pm: Mr. Tennant, Gunner (T) left ship. [T – torpedo]


4caf837fcadfd34197000347: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-132_0.jpg)


10 April 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.34, Long -1.44 [Estimate from location at 11.47am]

11.00am: Weighed & proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

11.47am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

0.40pm: Esha Ness Light abeam 6 miles.

1.10pm: Zig zag.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 274.

9.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837fcadfd34197000348: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-132_1.jpg)


11 April 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.4, Long -4.1 [Obs]

3.20am: Zig zag.

9.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837fcadfd34197000349: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-133_0.jpg)


12 April 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.7, Long -1.6 [Obs]

3.30am: Zig zag.

9.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837fcadfd3419700034a: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-133_1.jpg)


13 April 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.2, Long -3.8 [Obs]

3.00am: Zig zag.

10.00am: Exercised working Downton Pumps.

11.38am: HMS Duke of Cornwall investigating steamer.

1.00pm: Course as req’d while HMS Duke of Cornwall investigating steamer.

2:20pm: Stopped in heavy snow squall.

2.42pm: Course as requisite.

10.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837fcadfd3419700034b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-134_0.jpg)


14 April 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 62.6, Long -1.8 [Obs]

3.00am: Zig zag.

4.56pm: Got out paravanes.

9.16pm: Esha Ness Light abeam 6 ½ miles.

9.36pm: Got in paravanes.

9.50pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light. Course as req’d for Olna Firth.

10.18pm: Came to in No. 4 berth.


4caf837fcadfd3419700034c: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-134_1.jpg)


15 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

6.00am: Collier Kyleakin secured alongside.

6.30am: Commenced coaling.

12.10pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1148 tons.


4caf837fcadfd3419700034d: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-135_0.jpg)


16 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

2.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.

5.00pm: Temp. Surgeon Phillips joined ship.


4caf837fcadfd3419700034e: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-135_1.jpg)


17 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.30am: Exercised Night Defence stations

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd3419700034f: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-136_0.jpg)


18 April 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.34, Long -1.44 [Estimate from location at 11.44am]

11.10am: Proceeded out of harbour.

11.24am: Got out paravanes.

11.44am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

12.35pm: Zig zag.

3.45pm: Got in paravanes.

11.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837fcadfd34197000350: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-136_1.jpg)


19 April 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.3, Long -4.0 [Obs]

2.40am: Zig zag.

11.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837fcadfd34197000351: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-137_0.jpg)


20 April 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.7, Long -1.3 [Obs]

1.20am: Zig zag.


4caf837fcadfd34197000352: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-137_1.jpg)


21 April 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.6, Long -3.8 [Obs]

11.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837fcadfd34197000353: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-138_0.jpg)


22 April 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 62.8, Long -1.7 [DR]

1.00am: Zig zag.

10.00am: Ceased zig zagging.

12.20pm: Zig zag.

5.42pm: Got out paravanes.

8.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

9.39pm: Esha Ness Light S55E 2 miles.

10.38pm: Got in paravanes.

10.42pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light. Course as req’d for Olna Firth.

11.10pm: Came to in No. 4 berth.


4caf837fcadfd34197000354: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-138_1.jpg)


23 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

5.55am: Collier Maureen secured alongside.

6.15am: Commenced coaling.

12.30pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1160 tons.

7.30pm: Eng. Commander Hall left ship.


4caf837fcadfd34197000355: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-139_0.jpg)


24 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000356: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-139_1.jpg)


25 April 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed party (130) for Route march.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000357: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-140_0.jpg)


26 April 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.34, Long -1.44 [Estimate from location at 11.49am]

11.07am: Weighed & proceeded as req’d out of harbour. Got paravanes out & in.

11.49am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

12.45pm: Zig zag.


4caf837fcadfd34197000358: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-140_1.jpg)


27 April 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.4, Long -4.4 [Obs]


4caf837fcadfd34197000359: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-141_0.jpg)


28 April 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.9, Long -0.5 [Obs]


4caf837fcadfd3419700035a: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-141_1.jpg)


29 April 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.8, Long -4.4 [Obs]


4caf837fcadfd3419700035b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-142_0.jpg)


30 April 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.6, Long -1.7

10.00am to 12.00noon: Course as req’d while HMS Duke of Cornwall boarded steamer.



LOGS FOR MAY 1917


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1 May 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.7, Long -2.4 [Obs]

11.30am: Ceased zig zagging.

1.24pm: Passed HMS Shannon.

7.00pm: Zig zag.

8.21pm: Got out paravanes.

10.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

10.30pm: Thick fog.

11.15pm: Esha Ness Light East.


4caf837fcadfd34197000361: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-145_0.jpg)


2 May 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

0.28am: Passed Muckle Roe Light. Course as req’d for Olna Firth.

0.44am: Got in paravanes.

1.00am: Came to in No. 5 berth.

5.55am: Collier Rosehill secured alongside.

6.20am: Commenced coaling.

5.20pm: Finished coaling rec'd 1340 tons.

7.00 to 11.30pm: Embarking provisions & stores from Volturno


4caf837fcadfd34197000362: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-145_1.jpg)


3 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000363: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-146_0.jpg)


4 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Marines landed for Route march.

2.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 275.


4caf837fcadfd34197000364: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-146_1.jpg)


5 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

5.20am: Collier Gracefield secured alongside.

6.10am: Commenced coaling.

7.20am: Finished coaling rec'd 176 tons.

2.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000365: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-147_0.jpg)


6 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians.

10.00am: Held Divine Service.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30 pm


4caf837fcadfd34197000366: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-147_1.jpg)


7 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.30am: Exercised boat pulling.

2.00pm: Leave to 5% of ship’s company till 5.30 p.m.

5.00pm: Staff Paymaster Hazel joined ship.


4caf837fcadfd34197000367: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-148_0.jpg)


8 May 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed Marines & 31 seamen for route march.

1.07pm: Proceeded out of harbour. Got out paravanes.

1.39pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

2.30pm: Esha Ness Light East 9.2 miles, Zig zag.


4caf837fcadfd34197000368: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-148_1.jpg)


9 May 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.9, Long -4.3 [Obs]


4caf837fcadfd34197000369: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-149_0.jpg)


10 May 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.0, Long -3.7 [Obs]


4caf837fcadfd3419700036a: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-149_1.jpg)


11 May 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.0, Long -3.4 [Obs]

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 276.


4caf837fcadfd3419700036b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-150_0.jpg)


12 May 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 63.0, Long -2.9 [Obs]

7.31 to 7.40pm: Got out paravanes.

8.41pm: Ceased zig zagging.

9.05pm: Muckle Ossa Island S50E 4.3 miles.

9.22pm: Esha Ness Light abeam 3 ½ miles.

10.16pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

10.28pm: Got in paravanes.

10.48pm: Came to in No. 5 berth.


4caf837fcadfd3419700036c: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-150_1.jpg)


13 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.15am: Collier Rebellis[?] secured alongside.

9.37am: Commenced coaling.

10.00am: Mr. Ferris, Boatswain, joined ship.

3.15pm: Finished coaling rec'd 1080 tons.


4caf837fcadfd3419700036d: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-151_0.jpg)


14 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

2.00pm: Leave to 5% of ship’s company till 5.30 p.m.

7.00pm: Fleet Paymaster Wells & Mr. Vicary, Gunner, left ship.


4caf837fcadfd3419700036e: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-151_1.jpg)


15 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed Party (133) for route march.

2.00pm: Leave to 5% of ship’s company till 5.30 p.m.


4caf837fcadfd3419700036f: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-152_0.jpg)


16 May 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.07pm: Proceeded out of harbour. Got out paravanes.

1.39pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

2.10pm: Zig zag.

2.30pm: Esha Ness Light East 9 ½ miles.

4.40pm: Got in paravanes.


4caf837fcadfd34197000370: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-152_1.jpg)


17 May 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.2, Long -3.6 [Obs]

1.20 to 2.00pm: Course as req’d whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded sailing vessel.

6.00 till 8.00pm: Course as requisite whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded steamer.


4caf837fcadfd34197000371: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-153_0.jpg)


18 May 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.7, Long -3.5 [DR]


4caf837fcadfd34197000372: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-153_1.jpg)


19 May 1917

[At Sea]

Lat 64.7, Long -3.0 [Obs]

11.20pm: Ceased Zig Zagging.


4caf837fcadfd34197000373: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-154_0.jpg)


20 May 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 63.0, Long -3.7 [DR]

12.20 to 1.30am: Course as req’d whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded sailing vessel.

1.30am: Zig zag.

7.00 to 8.00am: Course as req’d whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded sailing vessel.

6.44pm: Got out paravanes.

9.00pm: Muckle Ossa Island S56E10.2 miles.

9.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.

9.37pm: Esha Ness Light House abeam 5 ¼ miles.

10.15pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light House. Course as req’d for Olna Firth.

10.25pm: Got in paravanes.

10.45pm: Came to in No. 5 berth.


4caf837fcadfd34197000374: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-154_1.jpg)


21 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

5.55am: Collier Knightsgarth secured alongside.

6.25am: Commenced coaling.

1.40pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1140 tons.

2.30pm: Ammunition Ship Blacktoft secured alongside.

3.30pm: Hands employed cleaning ship and getting ammunition in & out.


4caf837fcadfd34197000375: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-155_0.jpg)


22 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000376: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-155_1.jpg)


23 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Marines landed for drill

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000377: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-156_0.jpg)


24 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Marines landed for drill.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000378: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-156_1.jpg)


25 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.00am: Aired bedding.

9.00am: Landed party (85) for route march.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000379: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-157_0.jpg)


26 May 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd3419700037a: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-157_1.jpg)


27 May 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.7, Long -1.8 [Obs]

9:42am: Proceeded out of harbour. Got out paravanes.

10.12am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

10.42am: Zig zag.

11.15am: Esha Ness Light House S60E 9 ½ miles.

3.55pm: Got in paravanes.


4caf837fcadfd3419700037b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-158_0.jpg)


28 May 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.7, Long -0.5 [DR]

8.40am: Ceased zig zagging [weather foggy]

2.50pm: Fog cleared.

3.00pm: Zig zag.

9.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837fcadfd3419700037c: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-158_1.jpg)


29 May 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.8, Long -1.1 [Obs]

1.00am: Zig zag.

4.00 till 5.00pm: Course as req’d whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded steamer.


4caf837fcadfd3419700037d: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-159_0.jpg)


30 May 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.1, Long -1.3 [Obs]

10.00am: Exercised stations for Abandoning ship.


4caf837fcadfd3419700037e: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-159_1.jpg)


31 May 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 62.3, Long -1.2 [Obs]

7.10am: Investigated steamer.

10.00am: Exercised stations for Abandoning ship.

3.31pm: Got out paravanes.

6.20pm: Muckle Ossa S50E 5 ¾ miles.

6.55pm: Ceased zig zagging

7.39pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light, course as req’d for Olna firth.

7.50pm: Got in paravanes.

8.05pm: Came to in No. 4 berth.



LOGS FOR JUNE 1917


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1 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

5.40am: Collier Lydie secured alongside.

6.10am: Commenced coaling.

1.40pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1270 tons.


4caf837fcadfd34197000385: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-163_0.jpg)


2 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

7.00am: Hands employed cleaning ship and embarking stores from Volturno.

1.30pm: Paid monthly money to ship’s company.

2.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.

4.00pm: Lost overboard by accident 1 length of 3/4 m[?] paravane cable

6.00pm: Divers employed diving for paravane chain.


4caf837fcadfd34197000386: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-163_1.jpg)


3 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000387: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-164_0.jpg)


4 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

2.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.

5.30pm: Eng. Commander Kelly joined ship.


4caf837fcadfd34197000388: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-164_1.jpg)


5 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed party (57) for route march.

10.00am: Tested all Carley floats and rafts.

7.27pm: Proceeded out of harbour. Got out paravanes.

8.00pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

8.50pm: Zig zag.

11.28pm: Got in paravanes.


4caf837fcadfd34197000389: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-165_0.jpg)


6 June 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.1, Long -3.8 [Obs]

8.50am: Ceased zig zagging.

9.40am: Zig zag.

11.00am: Investigated steamer.

7.00pm: Course as req’d whilst HMS Dundee boarded steamer.


4caf837fcadfd3419700038a: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-165_1.jpg)


7 June 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.6, Long -3.1 [Obs]

4.20 to 6.20pm: Course as req’d whilst HMS Dundee boarded steamer.


4caf837fcadfd3419700038b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-166_0.jpg)


8 June 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.4, Long -3.4 [DR]

9.00am: Exercised general quarters till 11.15am.

9.00am: Course as required whilst HMS Dundee boarded steamer.

6.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837fcadfd3419700038c: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-166_1.jpg)


9 June 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.6, Long -3.0 [DR]

7.50am: Zig Zag.

8.20am: Ceased zig zagging.

9.30am: Exercised stations for abandoning ship.

8.20pm: Zig zag.

11.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf837fcadfd3419700038f: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-168_0.jpg)


10 June 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 62.4, Long -2.7 [Obs]

0.40am: Zig zag.

2.40 to 3.20am: Course as required whilst HMS Dundee examined sailing vessel.

4.00am: Ceased zig zagging.

8.20am: Zig zag.

4.30 to 4.37pm: Got out paravanes.

6.40pm: Muckle Ossa Island S50E 8 ½ miles.

7.19pm: Esha Ness Light N71E 6 ¾ miles. Ceased zig zagging.

7.55pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light. Course & speed as req’d for Olna Firth. Got in paravanes.

8.29pm: Came to in No. 6 berth.

9.30pm: Collier Madryn secured alongside.


4caf837fcadfd34197000390: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-168_1.jpg)


11 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

6.02am: Commenced Coaling.

7.45am: Collier Tynemouth secured alongside.

11.50am: Finished coaling rec’d 1280 tons.


4caf837fcadfd34197000391: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-169_0.jpg)


12 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.00am: Aired Night clothing.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% of ship’s company till 5:30pm


4caf837fcadfd34197000392: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-169_1.jpg)


13 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.30am: Laid out Port Bower anchor & 6 1/2 wire hawser. Got out Kedge anchor.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% of ship’s company till 5.30 pm.


4caf837fcadfd34197000393: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-170_0.jpg)


14 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed marines & band.

9.00am: Land Party of Seamen (44) for route march.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


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15 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.00am: Landed Party (46) for route march.

2.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30 p.m.


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16 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

2.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


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17 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians (50).

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


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18 June 1917

Olna Firth & At Sea

Lat 60.5, Long -1.9 [Estimate from location at 12.20pm]

10.42am: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour. Got out paravanes.

11.15am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

12.06pm: Zig zag.

12.20pm: Esha Ness Light S65E 9.6 miles.

3.52pm: Got in paravanes.

4.57pm: Altered course as req’d to close empty boat.


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19 June 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.1, Long -4.5 [Obs]

2.15pm: Examined steamer.

10.50pm: Course as req'd whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded two steamers.


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20 June 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.5, Long -4.6 [Obs]


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21 June 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.6, Long -4.1

4.00 to 5.00pm: Course as req'd whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded steamer.


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22 June 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 62.4, Long -2.8 [DR]

2.40 to 4.00am: Course as req'd whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded steamer.

5.00 to 6.20am: Course as req'd whilst HMS Amsterdam boarded steamer.

10.30am: Exercised Fire Quarters, Collision Quarters & stations for abandoning ship.

4.00pm: Got out paravanes.

6.00pm: Muckle Ossa Island S59.5E 15.1 miles.

6.30pm: Esha Ness Light S75E 10 ½ miles.

7.35pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light. Course & speed as req’d for Olna Firth. Got in paravanes.

7.58pm: Came to in No. 5 berth.

8.35pm: Collier Rubio secured alongside.


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23 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

5.52am: Commenced coaling.

12.45pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1260 tons.


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24 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.00am: Aired Night clothing.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.

6.45 till 9.45pm: HMS Nonpareil alongside taking in Oil fuel. Supplied 20 tons.


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25 June 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Got out 5½ inch wire hawser into pinnace.

9.30am: Exercised Divers. Exercised boats crews in sailing.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.

5.00pm: Captain F.M. Leake left ship. [ Francis Martin Leake]


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26 June 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.9, Long -2.0 [Obs]

9.07am: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour. Got out paravanes.

9.39am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

10.23am: Zig zag.

10.27am: Esha Ness Light House N81E 7.3 miles.

2.00pm: Passed HMS Minotaur.

4.20pm: Engaged suspicious object, which proved to be a spar.

11.30pm: Altered course as requisite examining smoke & sailing vessel.


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27 June 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.1, Long -0.3 [Obs]

8.00am: Lost by accident 1 branch pipe (patt. 1521) & hose connection (patt. 1502).


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28 June 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.8, Long -0.6 [Obs]

3.40 to 4.20pm: Course & speed as req’d carrying out Anti Submarine target practice.


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29 June 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.8, Long -0.9 [Obs]

10.00am: Exercised Fire Quarters.


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30 June 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 62.5, Long -1.1 [Obs]

3.00 to 5.00am: Course as required examining steamers.

3.00pm: HMS Nonpareil & HMS Mons took station as screen.

4.50pm: Got out paravanes.

6.40pm: Muckle Ossa Island S50E 9.4 miles.

7.20pm: Esha Ness Light N74E 7miles. Ceased zig zagging.

8.00pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light. Course & speed as required for Olna firth, got in paravanes.

8.31pm: Came to in No. 5 berth.

9.30pm: Collier Forestmoor secured alongside.



LOGS FOR JULY 1917


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1 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

5.56am: Commenced coaling.

1.30pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1200 tons.


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2 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.05am: HMS Cochrane sailed.

1.30pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.

9.40pm: HMS Duke of Edinburgh arrived.


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3 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.00am: Exercised Divers for monthly dip.

9.30am: Prepared to tow & to be taken in tow.

10.30am: Laid out & let go starboard bower anchor from Launch. Weighed starboard bower anchor.

5.00pm: Employed provisioning ship from Storeship Volturnus.


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4 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed party (80) for route march.

2.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


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5 July 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 61.4, Long -2.9 [Obs]

6.34am: Proceeded as requisite out of harbour.

6.55am: Got out paravanes.

7.00am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

7.43am: Zig zag.

10.10am: Got in paravanes.

Noon: Passed HMS Minotaur.

11.00pm: Duke of Clarence boarded steamer.


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6 July 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.7, Long -4.7 [Obs]

3.00am: Duke of Clarence examined two sailing vessels.

10.00am: Exercised The Alarm stations.

4.30pm: Stopped starboard engine for repair.

5.00pm: Course as required, swung ship to ascertain the Deviation of Compasses.

7.10pm: Starboard engine 92 revs.


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7 July 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.9, Long -4.6 [DR]

9.30am: Exercised The Alarm stations.


4caf837fcadfd341970003af: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-184_0.jpg)


8 July 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.3, Long -4.6 [DR]


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9 July 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 62.4, Long -3.2 [DR]

11.00am: Two TBDs joined and took station for screening.

3.50pm: Got out paravanes.

4.30pm: Read Warrant No. 276.

6.40pm: Muckle Ossa Island S46E 10 miles.

7.00pm: Esha Ness Light House S55.5E 8.4 miles.

7.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.

8.07pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light House, course & speed as req’d to Olna Firth. Got in paravanes.

8.37pm: Came to in No. 4 berth.

9.20pm: Collier Pinewood secured alongside.

10.30pm: Captain C.D. Carpendale joined ship. [ Charles Douglas Carpendale]


4caf837fcadfd341970003b1: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-185_0.jpg)


10 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

5.55am: Commenced coaling.

1.15pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1246 tons


4caf837fcadfd341970003b2: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-185_1.jpg)


11 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

7.00am: Divers examining underwater fittings.

1.00pm: Leave to 5% ship’s company till 5.30pm.


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12 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

9.30am: Mr. Young, Mate (E) joined ship. [E – Engineer?]

1.30pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 5:30 pm


4caf837fcadfd341970003b4: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-186_1.jpg)


13 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

10.00am: Exercised Action Stations.

1.30pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 5.30 p.m.


4caf837fcadfd341970003b5: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-187_0.jpg)


14 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.30pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 5.30 p.m.

9.30pm: HMS Ophelia secured alongside.


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15 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians (42).

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

1.30pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 5.30 p.m.


4caf837fcadfd341970003b7: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-188_0.jpg)


16 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

2.00pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 5.30 p.m.


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17 July 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 61.4, Long -1.1 [DR]

6.41am: Proceeded as requisite out of harbour, got out paravanes.

7.10am: Passed Muckle Roe Light House.

7.53am: Sighted West extent Ve Skerries S58W 2.1 miles, zig zag.

11.40am: Got in paravanes.

Noon: Passed HMS Minotaur, TBDs proceeded.


4caf837fcadfd341970003b9: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-189_0.jpg)


18 July 1917

At Sea

Lat 65.3, Long -5.2 [DR]

2.00 to 3.40am: Course as required whilst HMS Duke of Clarence boarded sailing vessel.

10.00am: Exercised Action Stations.

9.40 to 11.40am: Course as required for Range Keeping exercise.

4.00pm: Exercised Alarm Stations.

8.00 till 9.00pm: Course as req’d whilst HMS Duke of Clarence boarded steamer.


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19 July 1917

At Sea

Lat 67.8, Long -10.4 [Obs]

8.30am: HMS Montague joined company.

10.10 to 11.30am: Carried out control exercise. Course as required.

3.40pm: Ceased zig zag.

11.20pm: Zig zag.


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20 July 1917

At Sea

Lat 66.2, Long -2.4 [Obs]

7.00am: Ceased zig zag.

8.00am: Zig zag.

10.00am: Ceased zig zag

11.30am: Zig zag.

1.20pm: Ceased zig zag.

4.00pm: Zig zag.


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21 July 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 62.3, Long -2.3 [Obs]

6.15am: HMS Duke of Clarence examined sailing vessel.

9.30am: Exercised Abandon Ship stations.

9.46am: Examined Sail.

4.48 to 5.04pm: Slow both engines, got out paravanes & resumed speed & zig zag.

6.20pm: Muckle Ossa Island S16E 11 ½ miles.

7.20pm: Esha Ness Light N86E 8 ¼ miles.

8.05pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light. Course & speed as req’d for Olna Firth, got in paravanes.

8.39pm: Came to in No. 6 berth.

9.40pm: Collier Grantley secured alongside.


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22 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

5.50am: Commenced coaling.

1.10pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1125 tons.


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23 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Storeship Volano secured alongside. Employed embarking stores & cleaning ship.

1.30pm: Leave to part of ship's company till 5.30pm.


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24 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed Marines (75), Seamen (47) & Boys (51) for route march.

1.30pm: Exercised boats crews under sail.


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25 July 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.8, Long -2.2 [Obs]

9.05am: Proceeded as requisite out of harbour. Got out paravanes.

9.43am: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

10.20am: Esha Ness Light N61W 6.6 miles. Zig zag.

11.00am: Muckle Ossa Island S77E 9 miles.

12.42pm: Stopped.

12.45pm: Slow ahead both. Got in paravanes.

12.48pm: Proceeded. Zig zag.

3.00pm: Passed HMS Duke of Edinburgh.

7.20pm: Investigated steamer.


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26 July 1917

At Sea

Lat 63.2, Long -2.5 [Obs]

9.40am: Course as requisite for Control Exercise.

3.00pm: Ceased zig zagging. [weather foggy]

3.30pm: Zig zag.

4.30pm: Ceased zig zagging. [weather foggy]

5.40pm: Zig zag.


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27 July 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.8, Long -2.5 [DR]

7.20am: Ceased zig zagging. [weather foggy]

10.00am: Exercised preparing to tow.

1.40pm: Zig zag.

6.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

6.40pm: Zig zag.


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28 July 1917

At Sea

Lat 64.9, Long -2.4 [Obs]

9.30am: Course as requisite for Control Exercise.

11.00am: Course as required carried out anti-submarine practice at box.


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29 July 1917

At Sea & Olna Firth

Lat 62.2, Long -1.6 [Obs]

6.33am: Ceased zig zag.

7.20am: Zig zag.

4.07pm: Stopped. Got in paravanes.

5.30pm: Muckle Flugga Light House S62E 12 ½ miles.

7.00pm: Esha Ness Light House S42E 5 ¼ miles.

7.28pm: Ceased zig zagging.

8.05pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light. Got in paravanes.

8.35pm: Came to in No. 4 berth Olna Firth.


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30 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

6.20am: HMS Dundee secured alongside.

8.00am: Hoisted Flag of Admiral Commanding 2nd Cruiser Squadron. Rear Admiral Fremantle & staff came on board.

11.55am: Collier Relentless secured alongside.

12.20pm: Commenced coaling.

6.20pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1070 tons.

7.00pm: Mr. Easterbrook, Warrant Writer, left ship.


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31 July 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.30pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 5.30pm.

4.00pm: Read Warrants No. 279 & 280.



LOGS FOR AUGUST 1917


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1 August 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

8.30am: Landed party (64) for Route march.

1.30pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 5.30pm.


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2 August 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

10.00am: Abandoned Ship for exercise

11.30am: Mr Webster Asst. Paymaster RNR joined ship.

1.30pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 5.30pm.


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3 August 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

11.00am: Landed party (170) for route march.

1.30pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 5.30pm.


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4 August 1917

Olna Firth

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

5.00pm: Hands bathed.


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5 August 1917

Olna Firth & at Sea

Lat 60.36, Long -1.32

1.30pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 5.30pm.

8.40pm: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour. Got out paravanes.

9.09pm: Passed Muckle Roe Light.

10.00pm: Zig zag.


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6 August 1917

Scapa Flow & at Sea

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

1.00am: Fair Island (Scaddon) Light N58E 6½ miles.

2.20am: Two TBDs formed screen.

5.47am: Ceased zig zagging.

6.50am: Pentland Skerries Light SSE 1.3 miles, course & speed as req’d passing East of Swona Island.

7.00am: Got in paravanes.

7.35am: Passed Outer Obstruction.

8.09am: Came to.

4.30pm: Hands bathed.


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7 August 1917

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.30am: Rear Admiral Fremantle and staff left ship.

9.07am: Collier Elmtree secured alongside.

9.45am: Commenced coaling.

11.40am: Finished coaling rec’d 360 tons.

4.55pm: Weighed & proceeded as required.

5.35pm: Came to in No.3 berth N. Shore.


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8 August 1917

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

10.30am: .303 aiming rifle practice.

1.50pm: Weighed & proceeded as requisite.

2.30pm: Carried out sub calibre firing practice.

6.05pm: Came to in A7 berth.


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9 August 1917

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

12.35pm: Weighed & proceeded as required.

1.30pm: Carried out sub calibre firing practice.

2.30pm: Carried out two torpedo runs.

4.22pm: Came to in A7 berth.


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10 August 1917

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1


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11 August 1917

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

12.50pm: Collier Horden secured alongside.

1.05pm: Commenced coaling.

1.45pm: Finished coaling rec’d [blank] tons.

8.30pm: Burned searchlights


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12 August 1917

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

5.00pm: Lieut. Hill left ship.


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13 August 1917

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1


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14 August 1917

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

2.00pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 5.30pm.


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15 August 1917

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

4.00pm: Leave to part of ship’s company till 6.30pm.


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16 August 1917

Scapa Flow & at Sea

Lat 58.7, Long -3.4 [Estimate from bearing at 12.08pm]

10.45am: Proceeded as req’d.

11.20am: Passed Outer boom, got out paravanes.

Noon: Zig zag.

12.08pm: Dunnet Head Light abeam 1¾ miles.

3.05pm: Cape Wrath Light House abeam 1½ miles.

6.00pm: Trumpan Head Light NNW 10½ miles.

9.15pm: Neist Point Light SE 8.4 miles.

10.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

11.00am: Hyskeir Rock Light abeam 11¾ miles


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17 August 1917

At Sea & Liverpool

Lat 53.9, Long -5.3 [Obs]

4.20am: Zig zag.

5.15am: Mishtrahull Light N87W 14 miles.

6.20am: Ceased zig zagging.

6.51am: Rue Point Light abeam.

7.00am: Zig zag.

8.25am: Maidens Light House N78W 7 miles.

2.40pm: Skerries Light House S20W 3½ miles.

6.56pm: Came to off Liverpool Landing stage.


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18 August 1917

Liverpool to Milford Haven

Lat 53.4, Long -4.0 [Obs]

9.00am: Proceeded down the river.

10.00am: Stopped off Formby Light Vessel & disembarked Pilot.

10.16am: Passed Bar Light Vessel.

10.50am: Got out paravanes.

11.45am: Great Ormes Head Light S18W 3 miles.

Noon: Zig zag.

1.25pm: Skerries Light S9W 4¼ miles.

4.50pm: Ceased zig zagging.

8.30pm: South Bishop Light abeam 2 miles.

9.50pm: Passed St Ann's Light. Got in paravanes.

10.37pm: Came to in Dale Road.


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19 August 1917

Milford Haven to Devonport

Lat 50.2, Long -6.0 [Obs]

6.20am: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour. Got out paravanes.

6.45am: Skokholm Light House N18W 4½ miles.

8.00am: Zig zag.

12.38pm: Longships Light abeam 5 miles.

2.20pm: Lizard Light N21E 5¾ miles.

3.45pm: Eddystone Light House East 14 miles.

5.00pm: Got in paravanes.

5.35pm: Came to in Plymouth Sound.

6.00pm: Weighed & proceeded as req’d up Hamoaze.

7.00pm: Secured to No. 7 buoy.

8.00pm: Put clocks on 1 hour to BST.

8.30pm: Gave leave to Starboard watch till 9pm 30th August.


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20 August 1917

Devonport

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

11.00am: Mr Morrison Art. Engineer joined ship.

1.30pm: Leave to part of watch till 6:30 p.m.

7.55pm: Slipped & proceeded as req’d.

8.30pm: Secured in Dock (North Lock).


4caf8380cadfd341970003e0: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-208_1.jpg)


21 August 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

7.30am: Hands employed cleaning ship’s bottom.

5.00pm: Hands employed getting cable into dock.


4caf8380cadfd341970003e1: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-209_0.jpg)


22 August 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

1.30pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


4caf8380cadfd341970003e2: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-209_1.jpg)


23 August 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

Noon: Leave to Port watch till 8 am 3rd Sept.


4caf8380cadfd341970003e3: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-210_0.jpg)


24 August 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19


4caf8380cadfd341970003e4: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-210_1.jpg)


25 August 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19


4caf8380cadfd341970003e5: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-211_0.jpg)


26 August 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19


4caf8380cadfd341970003e6: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-211_1.jpg)


27 August 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

1.00pm: Lieut. Gowthoupe R.N.R. joined ship


4caf8380cadfd341970003e7: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-212_0.jpg)


28 August 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19


4caf8380cadfd341970003e8: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-212_1.jpg)


29 August 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

8.00am: Surgeon Knot joined ship.

11.00am: Surgeon Blunt left ship.


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30 August 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

8.00am: Starboard Watch returned from long leave.

3.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


4caf8380cadfd341970003ea: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-213_1.jpg)


31 August 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

3.30pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.



LOGS FOR SEPTEMBER 1917


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1 September 1917

Devonport [refitting]

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

12.30pm: Undocked from North Lock

1.00pm: Ship shifted & secured in No. 5 basin.

3.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


4caf8380cadfd341970003f1: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-217_0.jpg)


2 September 1917

Devonport

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7am.


4caf8380cadfd341970003f2: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-217_1.jpg)


3 September 1917

Devonport

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

8.30am: Commenced coaling.

1.00pm: Mr. Hodges Art. Engineer left ship.

6.45pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1460 tons.

8.00pm: Leave to Starboard watch till 7.30am.


4caf8380cadfd341970003f3: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-218_0.jpg)


4 September 1917

Devonport

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

10.30am: Capt. Gray RMLI [Royal Marine Light Infantry] joined ship.

4.00pm: Leave to Port Watch till 11pm.

5.00pm: Rec’d 185 tons of oil fuel.

7.00pm: Major Lawrence RMLI left ship.


THE VOYAGES OF HMS ACHILLES
Trans-Atlantic Convoys

JP map Achilles Convoys 1917

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5 September 1917

Devonport & at Sea

Lat 50.38, Long -4.19

6.30am: Ship shifted from No. 5 basin into North Lock.

9.05am: Proceeded as req’d out of North Lock.

9.30am: Secured to No. 6 buoy in Hamoaze.

3.15pm: Slipped & proceeded as required down Hamoaze.

4.02pm: Came to to Southward of Smeaton Pass.

4.30pm: Weighed & proceeded as req’d.

5.05pm: Secured to No. 2 buoy Plymouth Sound.

5.30pm: Put clocks back 1 hour to GMT.

7.45pm: Proceeded as req’d.

7.50pm: Passed Breakwater Light House distance 2½ cables.

8.04pm: Got out paravanes.

9.10pm: Eddystone Light S57E 10 miles.

11.50pm: Ran into fog.


4caf8380cadfd341970003f5: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-219_0.jpg)


6 September 1917

At Sea, Plymouth to Halifax

Lat 47.3, Long -8.2 [Obs]

1:42am: Fog cleared.

2:40am: Zig Zag.

7:20am: Got in paravanes.

0:24pm: Ceased zig zagging.

0.45pm: Zig zag.

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.

7.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.

8.00pm: Destroyer escort parted company.


4caf8380cadfd341970003f6: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-219_1.jpg)


7 September 1917

At Sea, Plymouth to Halifax

Lat 46.1, Long -16.1 [Obs]

8.00am: Zig Zag.

7.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.

10.20pm: Zig zag.

11.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf8380cadfd341970003f7: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-220_0.jpg)


8 September 1917

At Sea, Plymouth to Halifax

Lat 46.0, Long -24.1 [Obs]

5.40am: Commenced zig zagging.

8.00am: Ceased zig zagging.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 286.

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.


4caf8380cadfd341970003f8: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-220_1.jpg)


9 September 1917

At Sea, Plymouth to Halifax

Lat 45.6, Long -31.4 [Obs]

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour


4caf8380cadfd341970003f9: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-221_0.jpg)


10 September 1917

At Sea, Plymouth to Halifax

Lat 44.8, Long -38.7 [Obs]

3.28pm: Altered course to close schooner.

5.00pm: Put clocks back half an hour


4caf8380cadfd341970003fa: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-221_1.jpg)


11 September 1917

At Sea, Plymouth to Halifax

Lat 43.8, Long -45.9 [Obs]


4caf8380cadfd341970003fb: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-222_0.jpg)


12 September 1917

At Sea, Plymouth to Halifax

Lat 43.1, Long -52.6 [Obs]

1.30 to 5.40am: Sounded on tail of Great Bank of Newfoundland .

7.38 to 8.00am: Course as req’d to obtain deviation.

1.50pm: Passed American convoy.


4caf8380cadfd341970003fc: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-222_1.jpg)


13 September 1917

At Sea, Plymouth to Halifax

Lat 43.1, Long -59.2 [Obs]

10.00am: Exercised Collision Quarters.

5.00pm: Put Clocks back ½ hour.

6.25pm: Slow. Got out paravanes.


4caf8380cadfd341970003fd: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-223_0.jpg)


14 September 1917

At Sea & Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

6.18am: Outer Whistle buoy ENE 300 yards.

8.30am: Secured to No. 4 coaling wharf.

10.20am: Commenced coaling.

10.30pm: Finished coaling rec’d 700 tons.


4caf8380cadfd341970003fe: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-223_1.jpg)


15 September 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

9.00am: Read Warrants Nos. 282, 283, 287, 288 & 290.

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard watch till 7am.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 291.


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16 September 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

8.00am: Landed Roman Catholics.

10.00am: Held Divine Service.

10.30am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians.

1.00pm: Leave to Port watch till 7am.


4caf8380cadfd34197000400: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-225_1.jpg)


17 September 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

10.00am: Rigged diving boat & sent divers to HMS Victorian.

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard watch 4pm till 10pm.


4caf8380cadfd34197000401: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-226_0.jpg)


18 September 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

am&pm: Hands employed provisioning ship.

4.00pm: Leave to Port Watch till 10 pm.


4caf8380cadfd34197000402: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-226_1.jpg)


19 September 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

4.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch till 10 pm.

4.30pm: Read Warrant No. 292.


4caf8380cadfd34197000403: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-227_0.jpg)


20 September 1917

Halifax & at Sea

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

4:45pm: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

5:30pm: Passed Inner Automatic buoy.

5:44pm: Got out paravanes.

6:20pm: Sambro Light Vessel S57W 3¼ miles. Zig Zag.

6:44pm: Slow. Got in paravanes.

7:10pm: Ceased Zig Zagging.


4caf8380cadfd34197000404: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-227_1.jpg)


21 September 1917

At Sea, Halifax to New York

Lat 40.8, Long -66.5 [Obs]

1.00pm: Zig zag.

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.

7.20pm: Stopped zig zagging.

7.30pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.


4caf8380cadfd34197000405: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-228_0.jpg)


22 September 1917

At Sea & New York

Lat 40.4, Long -73.5 [Obs]

10.40am: Fire Island Light vessel abeam 7¼ miles.

1:30pm: Ambrose Light Vessel NE ¾ mile. Course & speed as req’d for embarking pilot & proceeding to Hudson River.

4.08pm: Moored ship off 96th Street.

5.30pm: Leave to Petty Officers till 10.30pm.


4caf8380cadfd34197000406: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-228_1.jpg)


23 September 1917

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05 [Estimate off 96th Street]

6.45am: Coal lighters Colorado & Garfield secured alongside.

7.15am: Commenced coaling.

9:25am: Finished coaling rec’d 1360 tons.


4caf8380cadfd34197000407: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-229_0.jpg)


24 September 1917

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

1.00pm: Leave to Port Watch till 7am.


4caf8380cadfd34197000408: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-229_1.jpg)


25 September 1917

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch till 7am.


4caf8380cadfd34197000409: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-230_0.jpg)


26 September 1917

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

1.30pm: Leave to Petty Officers till 10.30pm.


4caf8380cadfd3419700040a: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-230_1.jpg)


27 September 1917

New York & at Sea

Lat 40.4, Long -73.0 [DR]

5.48am: Proceeded course & speed as req’d out of harbour.

7.56am: Stopped & dropped pilot.

8.25am: Ambrose Light vessel N18E ½ mile.

8.37am: Joined convoy of merchantmen.

5.00 to 6.00pm: Course & speed as req’d for signalling to convoy.


4caf8380cadfd3419700040b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-231_0.jpg)


28 September 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 40.1, Long -68.1 [Obs]

1.00am: Put Clocks on 20 mins.

10.00am: Excercised the alarm stations.

3.20pm: Zig zag.

4.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.

pm: Mr Frank Box, Boatswain; was disrespectful towards Mr. Benjamin Richardson, Chief Gunner, and he did fail to regard Mr. Richardson’s authority as President of the Warrant Officers Mess [signed] F.Box


4caf8380cadfd3419700040c: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-231_1.jpg)


29 September 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 40.1, Long -63.0 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 mins.

10.00am: Course & speed as req’d for passing signals to Convoy.


4caf8380cadfd3419700040d: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-232_0.jpg)


30 September 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 40.9, Long -58.3 [Obs]

1.00am: Put Clocks on 20 mins.

9.00am: Proceeded as req’d for signalling to ships of convoy.

4.00 to 5.00pm: Course as req’d signalling to Convoy.



LOGS FOR OCTOBER 1917


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1 October 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 42.3, Long -53.2 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks back [?] 20 minutes.


4caf8380cadfd34197000413: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-235_0.jpg)


2 October 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 44.3, Long -48.6 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 1 hour.

10.00am: Exercised The Alarm stations.


4caf8380cadfd34197000414: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-235_1.jpg)


3 October 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 46.7, Long -44.0 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 mins

10.00am: Exercised The Alarm stations.


4caf8380cadfd34197000415: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-236_0.jpg)


4 October 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 49.2, Long -39.9 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.


4caf8380cadfd34197000416: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-236_1.jpg)


5 October 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 51.4, Long -35.3 [DR]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

7.30am: Speed as req’d for signalling to convoy.

10.00am: Exercised Fire Quarters.

1.40 to 3.00pm: Zig zagged.


4caf8380cadfd34197000417: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-237_0.jpg)


6 October 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 53.4, Long -30.4 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

5.40am: Course & speed as req’d for signalling to Convoy.

10.30am: Speed as req’d for signalling to Convoy.

3.00pm: Zig zag.

3.50pm: Ceased zig zagging.

5.30pm: Altered course communicated with SS GretaVale.

5.55pm: Course as req’d for rejoining convoy.


4caf8380cadfd34197000418: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-237_1.jpg)


7 October 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 54.6, Long -26.3 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

5.30am: Course as req’d signalling to convoy.


4caf8380cadfd34197000419: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-238_0.jpg)


8 October 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 56.0, Long -21.5 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

7.31am: Altered course to communicate with SS GretaVale.

9.13am: With convoy.


4caf8380cadfd3419700041a: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-238_1.jpg)


9 October 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 55.9, Long -15.8 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 mins.

8.00am: Commenced zig zagging.

9.30am: Exercised General Quarters.

Noon: Ceased zig zagging.

3.00pm: Commenced zig zagging.

5.30pm: Met escort. Ceased zig zagging.


4caf8380cadfd3419700041b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-239_0.jpg)


10 October 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 55.7, Long -11.4 [Obs]

3.00pm: Course & speed as req’d signalling to convoy.


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11 October 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 55.5, Long -6.6 [Obs]

6.30am: Got out paravanes.

8.00am: Commenced zig zagging.

10.00am: Mishtrahull Light House S55E 14 miles.

2.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

2.12pm: Altacarry Light S25W 5 miles.

4.20pm: Sunda Island Light House N66E 8½ miles.

6.30pm: Maidens Light N70W 9 miles.

7.00pm: Left convoy & proceeded. Zig zag.

7.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.

9.45pm: Mull of Galloway Light abeam 7 miles.

11.55pm: Little Ross Island Light abeam 10½ miles.


4caf8380cadfd3419700041d: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-240_0.jpg)


12 October 1917

Liverpool & at Sea

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

4.30am: Course as req’d off Liverpool bar.

5.25am: Got in paravanes.

5.55am: Embarked pilot off Bar Light Vessel and proceeded up R. Mersey.

8.35am: Came to. Anchorage bearings: Woodside Ferry pier - N39W, Woodside Town Hall - N75W.

9.30am: Gave leave to Port Watch till Noon 19th October.

1.30pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 295.

6.00pm: Weighed & proceeded as required with tugs assisting.

6.39pm: Came to off Sandon Dock.

8.00pm: Weighed & proceeded through Sandon Gates.

9.00pm: Secured alongside W. side of Sandon Basin.


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13 October 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.00am: Divers examined propellers

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


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14 October 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

10.30pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


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15 October 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

8.00am: Read Warrants Nos. 293, 294 & 296.

4.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


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16 October 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

am&pm: Hands employed embarking stores.

4.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


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17 October 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

am&pm: Hands employed disembarking ammunition.

4.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


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18 October 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

5.30am: Collier Rondo secured alongside.

6.30am: Commenced coaling.

9.00pm: Ceased coaling.


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19 October 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

5.30am: Commenced coaling.

2.30pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1700 tons.

5.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


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20 October 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

10.30am: Discharged 363 tons of oil fuel to RFA Orunol [?]

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch till 7.30am.


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21 October 1917

Liverpool and at Sea

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

10.00am: Landed Roman Catholics (14).

1.30pm: Left jetty & proceeded as requisite out of Sandon dock.

2.08pm: Came to 5 cables from New Brighton Pier Light.

4.25pm: Proceeded as req’d down R. Mersey.

5.27pm: Passed Bar Light Vessel South 2 cables. Got out paravanes.

7.45pm: Lynas Point Light abeam 2½ miles.

8.27pm: Skerries Light abeam 4 miles.

9.55pm: South Stack Light S82E 15 miles.


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22 October 1917

Milford Haven & at Sea

Lat 51.7, Long -5.1

3.50am: Smalls Light Abeam 3¾ miles.

5.15am: Course as req’d entering Milford.

5.45am: Passed St. Ann's Head Light.

6.12am: Came to. Anchorage bearings: Dale Point N15.5W, Great Castle Light N58E.

11.00am: Weighed & proceeded as required up river.

Noon: Secured to buoy off Wear Point.

12.30pm: Coal lighters secured alongside.

1.00pm: Commenced coaling.

4.00pm: Finished coaling rec’d [blank] tons.

5.00pm: Slipped from buoy & proceeded as requisite out of harbour.

6.00pm: Passed St. Ann's Light.

7.45pm: Smalls Lt N32.5E 16¼ miles.


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23 October 1917

At Sea, Milford Haven to Halifax

Lat 49.9, Long -11.7 [Obs]

6.30am: Commenced zig zagging.

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.

6.30pm: Ceased zig-zagging


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24 October 1917

At Sea, Milford Haven to Halifax

Lat 49.3, Long -20.0 [Obs]

6.00am: Zig zag.

4.35pm: Ceased zig zagging.

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.


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25 October 1917

At Sea, Milford Haven to Halifax

Lat 48.8, Long -25.8 [Obs]

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.


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26 October 1917

At Sea, Milford Haven to Halifax

Lat 48.4, Long -31.7 [Obs]


4caf8380cadfd3419700042c: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-247_1.jpg)


27 October 1917

At Sea, Milford Haven to Halifax

Lat 47.7, Long -37.6 [DR]

10.00am: Stopped & dropped target. Proceeded as req’d & carried out 3 pounder gun practice. Picked up target. 3.30pm: Communicated by signal with HMS Cumberland & her convoy.


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28 October 1917

At Sea, Milford Haven to Halifax

Lat 46.9, Long -43.5 [Obs]


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29 October 1917

At Sea, Milford Haven to Halifax

Lat 44.8, Long -49.0 [Obs]

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.


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30 October 1917

At Sea, Milford Haven to Halifax

Lat 43.7, Long -54.2 [Obs]

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.


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31 October 1917

At Sea, Milford Haven to Halifax

Lat 43.5, Long -59.5 [Obs]



LOGS FOR NOVEMBER 1917


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1 November 1917

Halifax & at sea

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

7.05am: Passed Outer Whistle Buoy distance 1 cable.

8.24am: Passed Outer boom.

8.42am: Came to in D berth.

9.05am: Weighed & proceeded.

9.25am: Secured alongside No. 4 Wharf.

10.00am: Read Warrants Nos. 297, 298 & 299.

1.15pm: Commenced coaling.

10.00pm: Ceased coaling.


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2 November 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

5.30am: Commenced coaling.

1.45pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1550 tons.

4.00pm: Leave to Port Watch till 11pm.


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3 November 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

8.00am: Cast off from jetty.

9.00am: Secured alongside Imperial Oil Company’s Wharf, 8 cables S by E from Halifax Sugar Refinery.

12.30pm: Received 340 tons oil fuel.

1.00pm: Cast off from Oil Wharf.

1.30pm: Came to & moored ship in C berth.

3.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch till 10pm.


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4 November 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

8.00am: Landed Roman Catholics.

10.00am: Landed Wesleyans and Presbyterians.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

1.00pm: Leave to Port Watch till 10pm.


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5 November 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

9.00am: Hands employed painting masts & yards & cleaning ship’s side.

1.30pm: Hands employed embarking provisions.

4.00pm: Leave to the Watch till 7am.

5.00pm: Read Warrant No. 300.


4caf8380cadfd3419700043b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-255_0.jpg)


6 November 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

4.00pm: Leave to the Watch till 7am.


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7 November 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

4.00pm: Leave to the Watch till 10.30pm.


4caf8380cadfd3419700043d: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-256_0.jpg)


8 November 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 301.


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9 November 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56


4caf8380cadfd3419700043f: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-257_0.jpg)


10 November 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

1.00pm: Leave to the Watch till 10.30pm.


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11 November 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

9.30am: Vice Admiral Sir Montague Browning came on board & inspected ship’s company.

10.20am: Vice Admiral left ship.

11.00am: Held Divine Service. Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians.

1.00pm: Leave to the Watch till 7am.


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12 November 1917

Halifax

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

4.00pm: Leave to the Watch till 7am.

5.00pm: Read Warrant No. 302.


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13 November 1917

Halifax & at Sea

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

10.00am: Exercised The Alarm Stations.

4.00pm: Proceeded as reg’d out of harbour.

4.58pm: Got out paravanes.

5.52pm: Got in paravanes.

6.50pm: Sambro Bank Light Vessel (replaced by buoy) abeam.


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14 November 1917

At Sea, Halifax to New York

Lat 41.9, Long -65.3 [Obs]

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.


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15 November 1917

At Sea, Halifax to New York

Lat 40.1, Long -69.7 [Obs]

9.52am: Stopped & dropped target.

9.56am: Proceeded as required and carried out sub-calibre practice.

11.30am: Picked up target.

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.


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16 November 1917

New York & at Sea

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

5.45am: Fire Island Lt Vessel N47E 12½ miles.

8.15am: Ambrose Light NNE 5¾ cables.

8.20am: Stopped & embarked Pilot.

11.00am: Moored ship in Hudson River abreast 96th Street.

1.00pm: Leave to one watch till 7am.

2.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 303 & 304.


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17 November 1917

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

1.00pm: Leave to the watch till 7am.


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18 November 1917

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

Noon: Coal Lighters secured alongside.

1.00pm: Leave to the Watch till 10pm.


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19 November 1917

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

7.50am: Commenced coaling.

4.05pm: Finished coaling rec’d 636 tons.


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20 November 1917

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

1.00pm: Leave to Leading Seamen & Petty Officers of Watch till 11pm.


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21 November 1917

New York & at Sea

Lat 40.54, Long -74.02 [Estimate between harbour and Ambrose Light Vessel]

8.30am: Embarked Pilot.

10.27am: Proceeded as requisite out of harbour.

12.55pm: Stopped. Pilot left ship.

1.00pm: Proceeded.

1.17pm: Passed 1½ cables NEward of Ambrose Light Vessel.

2.40pm: Joined convoy.

3.52pm: Fire Island Light Vessel N2W 4¾ miles.


4caf8380cadfd3419700044b: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-263_0.jpg)


22 November 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 40.0, Long -69.2 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 mins.

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.


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23 November 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 40.3, Long -64.5 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 mins.


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24 November 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 40.4, Long -59.4 [DR]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

1.15pm: Left convoy.

5.45pm: Rejoined convoy.


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25 November 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 41.6, Long -54.7 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 mins.

10.30am: Speed as req’d signalling to convoy.


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26 November 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 43.2, Long -50.0 [DR]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

4.30am: Ran into fog.

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.

10.30am: Sounding every 15 minutes.

2.15pm: Sounded – no bottom.

6.30pm: Fog occasionally lifting.


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27 November 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 45.4, Long -45.6 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

10.00am: Exercised Collision & Abandon ship stations.

2.00pm: Commenced zig zagging.

3.10pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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28 November 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 48.0, Long -41.3 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

7.20am: Death occurred on board of J.G. Rowles, Cooper, ON 342399. [ Naval History Casualty list records the cause of death as illness; from CWGC James George Rowles]

4.07pm: Stopped. Held funeral service. Buried remains of J.G. Rowles.

4.20pm: Proceeded.


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29 November 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 50.3, Long -36.3 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.


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30 November 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 52.3, Long -31.1 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.



LOGS FOR DECEMBER 1917


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1 December 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 54.0, Long -26.1 [Obs]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

4.30pm: Hauled out of line and changed over steering engines.

7.30pm: Resumed station.


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2 December 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 55.1, Long -21.0 [DR]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

8.40am: Commenced zig zagging.

3.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.


4caf8381cadfd3419700045a: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-32689/ADM53-32689-270_1.jpg)


3 December 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 55.6, Long -16.5 [DR]

1.00am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

11.00pm: Put clocks on ½ hour.


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4 December 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 56.1, Long -11.7 [DR]

12.30am: Put clocks on ½ hour, to GMT.

11.00am: Commenced zig zag.

4.00pm: Ceased zig zag.

4.15pm: Got out paravanes.

9.30pm: Carried away Sounding wire.

11.30pm: First sounding to get bottom, depth 90 fathoms.

Midnight: Carried away Sounding wire.


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5 December 1917

At Sea, New York to England

Lat 55.6, Long -6.5 [Obs]

5.00am: Skerryvore Light S72E.

8.15am: Commenced zig zag.

8.20am: Joined by escort of TBDs & sloops.

8.53am: Opened fire on object (supposed periscope).

10.45am: Oversay Light S52E 8 ½ miles.

3.00pm: Mull of Cantyre [Kintyre] Light N29E 6 ¼ miles.

7.46pm: Mull of Galloway Light S80E 10 ¾ miles.

Midnight: Little Ross Island Light North 10 ½ miles.


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6 December 1917

Liverpool & at Sea

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

2.35am: Selker Light Vessel abeam 5 ½ miles.

7.05am: Got in paravanes.

7.20am: Stopped off Bar Light Vessel & embarked Pilot.

7.25am: Proceeded as req’d up River Mersey.

9.29am: Came to abreast of Liverpool Landing Stage.

10.30am: Read Warrant No. 305.

11.30am: Leave to Starboard Watch till Noon 13th December.

2.00pm: Weighed & proceeded as required with tug in attendance.

2.50pm: Entered Sandon Lock.

3.45pm: Secured alongside East wall of Sandon half tide Dock.

5.00pm: Gave leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


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7 December 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.30am: Fleet Surgeon Mahon left ship.

1.30pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am. Boys till 7pm.

2.30pm: Read Warrants Nos. 306 & 307, discharged two stokers to Walton civil prison.

5.00pm: Mr. Turner, Art. Engineer left ship.


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8 December 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.30pm: Leave to part of the watch till 11pm.

8.30pm: Collier Rondo secured alongside.


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9 December 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

6.00am: Commenced coaling.

8.00pm: Ceased coaling.


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10 December 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

5.40am: Commenced coaling.

3.15pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1776 tons.

6.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


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11 December 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

am&pm: Embarking ammunition & stores.

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.


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12 December 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

am&pm: Embarking stores.

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.30am.

4.00pm: Discharged 101 tons oil fuel into oil tank.

7.30pm: Fleet Surgen Ley joined ship.


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13 December 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

10.00pm: Mr Vivian, Art. Engineer, joined for passage.

Noon: Starboard Watch returned from leave.

1.30pm: Leave to Port Watch till 7.30am.


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14 December 1917

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

am&pm: Hands employed changing 7.5 shell.

1.30pm: Leave to Starboard Watch till 7.30am.


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15 December 1917

Liverpool & at Sea

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

10.00am: Pilot came on board.

11.30am: Left East Wall & proceeded as req’d out of Sandon Basin & as req’d to anchorage.

Noon: Came to off Egremont Ferry Pier.

1.50pm: Weighed & shifted berth.

2.15pm: Came to off Liverpool Landing stage.

8.50pm: Proceeded as required down R. Mersey.

10.20pm: Stopped off Formby Light Vessel & disembarked Pilot.

10.25pm: Proceeded.

10.40pm: Passed Bar Light Vessel.

10.45pm: Got out paravanes.

11.12pm: Zig zag.


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16 December 1917

Belfast Lough & at Sea

Lat 54.70, Long -5.73 [Estimate from anchor bearings]

1.40am: Selker Lt Vessel abeam 6 ½ miles.

2.50am: St. Bees Head Light S52E 10 ¼ miles.

4.48am: Mull of Galloway Light abeam 5.6miles.

6.25am: Ceased zig zag.

7.15am: Black Head Light S65W 10 ¼ miles.

8.03am: Passed Black Head Light.

8.30am: Came to (land obscured) [weather misty]

11.25am: Weighed & shifted berth.

11.43am: Came to. Anchor Bearings: Black Head Light House N27½E ; Carrickfergus Castle N78W; Harbour N9W

4.26pm: Proceeded.

4.40pm: Put out paravanes.

5.48pm: Maidens Light S80W 4 ½ miles.

6.46pm: Stop to adjust paravanes.

7.40pm: Mull of Cantyre [Kintyre] Light abeam 7 miles.

10.30pm: Oversay Light N38E 3 ¾ miles.


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17 December 1917

At Sea

Lat 56.4, Long -11.2 [Obs]

7.55am: Got in paravanes.

8.40am: Zig zag.

5.00pm: Put clocks back ½ hour.

5.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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18 December 1917

At Sea

Lat 55.8, Long -20.6 [DR]

5.00pm: Put clocks back half an hour.


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19 December 1917

At Sea

Lat 55.9, Long -18.5 [Obs]

9.30am: Exercised General Quarters.

11.40am: Took station in HMS Carnarvon's convoy. Zig zag.

4.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

11.00pm: Put clocks on ½ hour.


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20 December 1917

At Sea

Lat 55.8, Long -12.9 [Obs]

12.30am: Put clocks on ½ hour.

8.00am: Commenced zig zagging.

9.00am: Joined by escort of TBDs & sloops.

5.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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21 December 1917

At Sea

Lat 55.6, Long -7.3 [Obs]

7.30am: Commenced zig zagging.

9.00am: Got out paravanes.

10.30am: Exercised General Quarters.

Noon: Mishtrahull Light S15W 12 miles.

4.09pm: Altacarry Light S75W 4.3 miles.

7.55pm: Parted company with convoy.

8.26pm: Passed swept channel buoy.

8.46pm: Passed Black Head Light distant 1 mile.

9.10pm: Came to in Belfast Lough. Anchorage bearings: Carrickfergus Castle N65W; Black Head Light N22.5E


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22 December 1917

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

3.08pm: Proceeded as req’d up harbour.

4.55pm: Secured alongside Victoria Wharf.

6.00pm: Leave to Port Watch till 9am 30th December.


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23 December 1917

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7am.


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24 December 1917

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

am&pm: Hands employed getting out ammunition into lighter.

4.30pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.15am.


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25 December 1917

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

8.00am: Landed Roman Catholics (9).

10.00am: Held Divine Service.

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.15am.


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26 December 1917

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

am: Hands employed getting out Ammunition into lighters.

1.30pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.15am.


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27 December 1917

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.15am.

2.00pm: Lieut. Manning R.N.V.R. & Mr. Vivian, Art. Engineer, left ship.

4.00pm. Read Warrant No. 308.


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28 December 1917

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

9.00am: Pilot came on board.

9.15am: Left Victoria Wharf & proceeded as req’d with 3 tugs in attendance to Thompson Dock.

10.15am: Secured in dock.

11.30am: Hands employed cleaning ship’s bottom.

4.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.15am.


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29 December 1917

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.15am.


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30 December 1917

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

8.30am: Landed Roman Catholics (12).

10.00am: Held Divine Service.

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.15am.


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31 December 1917

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Noon: Paid monthly money to Starboard Watch.

4.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.15am.



LOGS FOR JANUARY 1918


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1 January 1918

Belfast, In Thompson Dock

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

1.00pm: Leave to Part of Watch till 7.15am.

4.30pm: Read Warrant No. 309.


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2 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

3.30pm: Leave to Part of Watch till 7.15am.


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3 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

3.30pm: Leave to Part of Watch till 7.15am.


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4 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

10.30am: Port watch returned from long leave

4.00pm: Leave to Starboard watch till 7.15 am.

4.30pm: Read Warrants Nos. 310 & 311


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5 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

1.00pm: Leave to Port watch till 7.15 am.


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6 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

8.30am: Landed Roman Catholics (19).

10.00am: Landed Wesleyans (21).

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard watch till 7.15 am.

1.30pm: Landed party to attend funeral (13).


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7 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

1.00pm: Leave to Port watch till 7.15 am.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 312.


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8 January 1918


Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard watch till 7.15 am.


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9 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Noon: Paid Quarterly settlement to ship’s company.

3.30pm: Leave to Port watch till 7.15 am.

4.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 313 & 314.


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10 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard watch till 7.15 am.

1.30pm: Asst. Paymaster Jones joined ship.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 315.


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11 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

1.00pm: Leave to Port watch till 7.15 am.


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12 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

6.00am: Started to flood dock.

8.10am: Hauled out of dock & proceeded with tugs.

9.20am: Secured alongside Thompson Wharf.

Noon: Collier Thistle secured alongside.

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard watch till 7pm.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

Number on sick list: 10


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13 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

6.00am: Commenced coaling.

4.00pm: Finished coaling rec'd 1330 tons.

6.30pm: Leave to Port watch till 7.15 a.m.

Number on sick list: 10


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14 January 1918

Belfast

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

am: Hands employed reembarking ammunition.

11.30pm: Commander Morton Smart RNVR [Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve] joined ship.

12.10pm: Rear Admiral Morgan Singer CB and staff came on board. Hoisted flag of Rear Admiral.

4.00pm: Leave to Petty Officers & Leading Seamen till 11pm.

pm: Hands employed stowing ammunition.

Number on sick list: 12


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15 January 1918

Belfast & at Sea

Lat 54.70, Long -5.73 [Estimate from anchor bearings at 1.19pm]

11.15am: Cast off from wharf & proceeded as req’d with two tugs assisting.

11.45am: Cast off tugs.

1.00pm: Swung ship to ascertain the Deviation of Standard Compass.

1.19pm: Came to. Anchor bearings: Pile Light House S78W; Carrickfergus Castle N50½W; Harbour N38½E.

5.05pm: Proceeded.

5.30pm: Got out paravanes.

5.38pm: Black Head Light abeam 1 mile.

6.36pm: Maidens Light S71W 4½ miles.

8.15pm: Altacarry Light abeam 2½ miles.

11.22pm: Mishtrahull Light abeam 8½ miles.

Number on sick list: 16


[Each day while travelling from Belfast to Bermuda put clocks back ½ hour at 5.00pm]


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16 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 54.9, Long -13.1 [Obs]

1.30am: Tory Island Light abeam 11½ miles.

7.18am: Slow. Got in paravanes.

8.00am: Commenced Zig Zagging.

6.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Mr. William Morrison Warrant Engineer RNR is here logged in that he was absent from his place of duty at Evening Quarters and subsequently was disrespectful to Engineer Lieut. S.R. Baker, RN [signed] Wm. Morrison

Number on sick list: 17


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17 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 53.1, Long -22.9 [DR]

Number on sick list: [blank]


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18 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 50.6, Long -29.5 [Obs]

4.52pm: Signalled HMS Columbella.

Number on sick list: 15


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19 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 48.3, Long -35.2 [Obs]

Number on sick list: 15


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20 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 45.8, Long -40.6 [DR]

[pm: Wind force 7]

4.15pm: Secured X1 turret

7.50pm: Secured X2 turret

Number on sick list: 12


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21 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 43.7, Long -44.9 [DR]

[pm: Wind force 7-8]

Number on sick list: 13


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22 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 42.3, Long -47.0 [Obs]

Number on sick list: 13


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23 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 40.7, Long -49.8 [DR]

Number on sick list: 13


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24 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 39.0, Long -52.2 [Obs]

am: Lost by accident 1 hammock travelling from Portsmouth to HMS Achilles 19th October 1917 (W. Allen, Stoker)

Number on sick list: 14


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25 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 36.8, Long -55.3 [Obs]

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.

Number on sick list: 15


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26 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 34.5, Long -59.6 [Obs]

11.50am: Course & speed as req’d to communicate with steamer.

Number on sick list: 15


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27 January 1918

At Sea, Belfast to Bermuda

Lat 32.9, Long -63.2 [Obs]

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

11.53pm: Sighted Gibbs Hill Light bearing West.

Midnight: Mount Hill Light N70W 13 miles.

Number on sick list: 16


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28 January 1918

Bermuda & at Sea

Lat 32.32, Long -64.8

7.00am: Passed Fairway Buoy. Course & speed as req’d through Narrows & to Grassy Bay.

8.16am: Came to in “A” berth.

4.00pm: Leave to one watch till 10pm.

4.30pm: Hands bathed.

5.30pm: Rear Admiral Morgan Singer & staff left ship. Struck flag of Rear Admiral.

6.20pm: Collier Mais secured alongside.

Number on sick list: 16


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29 January 1918

Bermuda

Lat 32.32, Long -64.8

6.15am: Commenced coaling.

9.00am: Read warrants Nos. 316 & 317.

3.00pm: Read warrant No. 318.

7.10pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1681 tons.

Number on sick list: 15


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30 January 1918

Bermuda

Lat 32.32, Long -64.8

9.00am: Landed funeral party & escort for funeral of the late Thomas Hugh Monk, Stoker 2nd class ON, K43787 who died in RN Hospital at Bermuda. [Died on 29th January see - Naval History casualty lists; from CWGC aged 29, Son of George and Jane Monk, of 58, Belgrave St., Brighton; husband of Annie Nora Louise Cager (formerly Monk), of 22, Lewes St., Brighton.]

4.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch till 10pm.

5.30pm: Hands bathed.

1.30 to 7.00pm: Embarking provisions.

Number on sick list: 13


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31 January 1918

Bermuda

Lat 32.32, Long -64.8

10.00am: Divers exercised for monthly dip.

1.00pm: Leave to Port Watch till 10pm.

5.00pm: Embarked 100 tons of 12 pounder ammunition for conveyance to England.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

Number on sick list: 11



LOGS FOR FEBRUARY 1918


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1 February 1918

Bermuda & at Sea

Lat 32.5, Long -64.6 [Obs]

10.00am: Weighed & proceeded course & speed as req’d out of harbour.

11.23am: Passed Outer Fairway buoy.

1.00pm: North Rock Light House S30W 8½ miles.

5.00pm: Put clocks back 21 mins.

Number on sick list: 14


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2 February 1918

At Sea, Bermuda to New York

Lat 36.9, Long -69.8 [Obs]

5.00pm: Put clocks back 20 mins.

Number on sick list: 14


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3 February 1918

New York & at Sea

Lat 40.5, Long -73.9 [Estimate from location at 12.15pm]

8.42am: Fire Island Light Vessel East 6 cables.

10.00am: Held Divine Service.

11.20am: Stopped and slow ahead through field ice.

12.15pm: Passed Ambrose Light Vessel distant ½ cable.

12.30pm: Embarked pilot course & speed as req’d up Ambrose Channel.

3.35pm: Came to in Gravesend Bay.

Number on sick list: 13


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4 February 1918

New York

Lat 40.73, Long -74.02

8.45am: Weighed & proceeded up harbour.

11.45pm: Secured alongside the North side of No. 54 Pier, Hudson River.

1.00pm: Leave to one watch till 7.15am.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

Number on sick list: 7


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5 February 1918

New York

Lat 40.73, Long -74.02

am&pm: Hands employed embarking provisions.

5.30pm: Coal lighter secured alongside.

11.30pm: Oil lighter secured alongside.


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6 February 1918

New York

Lat 40.73, Long -74.02

10.00am: Commenced coaling.

2.30pm: Rec’d 373 tons oil fuel from lighters.

7.30pm: Leave to Starboard watch till 7.15am.


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7 February 1918

New York

Lat 40.73, Long -74.02

2.00am: Finished coaling rec'd 650 tons.

4.00pm: Leave to Port watch till midnight.


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8 February 1918

New York & at Sea

Lat 40.73, Long -74.02

7.30am: Lieut. Commander Pickering, RNR [Royal Naval Reserve] & 3 ABs left for convoy duty.

1.00pm: Pilot came on board.

2.15pm: Cast off from No. 54 Pier & proceeded as required.

4.15pm: Stopped & disembarked Pilot.

4.34pm: Ambrose Light Vessel N16E 8 cables.

6.50pm: Fire Island Light Vessel abeam 5½ miles.

7.12pm: Joined convoy.


[Each day while travelling from New York to Glasgow put clocks on 20 mins at 1.00am]


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9 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 40.0, Long -69.8 [DR]

8.30am: Course & speed as requisite for signalling to convoy.

Noon: Resumed station ahead of convoy.


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10 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 39.9, Long -64.5 [Obs]

1.00pm: Speed as req’d for signalling to convoy.

4.30pm: Resumed station ahead of convoy.


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11 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 40.0, Long -59.1 [Obs]

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.


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12 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 41.0, Long -54.1 [Obs]

10.00am: Exercised Collision Quarters and stations for Abandoning Ship.


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13 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 41.7, Long -49.0 [Obs]

10.00am: Exercised working main derrick by hand stations for Abandoning Ship.

11.00am: Course & speed as req’d signalling to ships of convoy.

4.00pm: Resumed Guide.

5.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 319 & 320.


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14 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 42.7, Long -44.4 [DR]

10.00am: Exercised "The Alarm" stations.

10.30am: Course & speed as required signalling to convoy.

Noon: Resumed station as guide of convoy.


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15 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 45.0, Long -40.5 [Obs]

10.00am: Course & speed as required signalling to Convoy.

1.00pm: In station ahead of convoy.

2.20pm: Commenced zig zagging.

3.40pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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16 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 47.4, Long -36.8 [DR]


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17 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 49.3, Long -32.4 [Obs]

10.00am: Held Divine Service.


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18 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 51.3, Long -28.0 [Obs]

9.30am: Exercised “The alarm” stations.

10.50am: Commenced zig zagging.

12.20pm: Ceased zig zagging.

2.30 to 3.10pm: Exercised convoy altering course together.

7.30pm: Hove to. [wind force 10-11 for rest of day]

8.00pm: Course South revs as required to keep head to sea.


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19 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 51.8, Long -27.0 [Obs]

[am: wind force 10 -9]

1.30am: Hove to head to sea 40 revs & as required to keep steerage way.


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20 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 53.4, Long -22.7 [Obs]

8.05 to 9.50pm: Course & speed as req’d signalling ahead of convoy.

9.40pm: Resumed position as guide of convoy.


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21 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 54.6, Long -17.2 [DR]


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22 February 1918

At Sea, New York to Glasgow

Lat 55.4, Long -11.7 [DR]

9.30am: Put clocks on 20 minutes.

6.30pm: Put out paravanes.

9.00pm: Sounding every half hour.


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23 February 1918

Greenock & at Sea

Lat 55.26, Long -5.93 [Estimate from bearings at noon]

6.34am: Mishtrahull Light abeam 5 miles.

7.51am: Zig zagging.

1.00am: Altacarry Light S70W 4 miles.

Noon: Mull of Cantyre [Kintyre] Light N64E 5½ miles.

1.30pm: Parted company with convoy.

2.35pm: Ceased zig zagging.

2.56pm: Corsewall Light S47E 2 miles.

4.08pm: Turnberry Light S63E 1½ miles.

5.30pm: Through Largs Channel & as req’d up Firth of Clyde.

6.00pm: Got in paravanes.

6.30pm: Passed boom defence.

7.50pm: Came to. Anchorage bearings: Rosneath Light - N26W; Whitefarland Pier end - S85W.


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24 February 1918

Greenock to Glasgow

Lat 55.862, Long -4.3

6.30am: Starboard Watch proceeded on leave till Noon 2nd March.

8.00am: Pilot came on board.

8.30am: Weighed & proceeded as required up river with two tugs in attendance.

11.15am: Secured alongside South wall, Yorkhill Basin.

1.00pm: Leave to part of Watch till 7.15am.


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25 February 1918

Glasgow

Lat 55.862, Long -4.3

8.35am: Commenced coaling from trucks.

10.30pm: Finished coaling rec’d 1666 tons.


[While at Glasgow, each afternoon, part of the watch are given over night leave]


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26 February 1918

Glasgow

Lat 55.862, Long -4.3

9.30am: Captain Radcliff joined ship. [ Stephen Herbert Radcliffe]

1.00pm: Lieut. Cutter RMLI [Royal Marines Light Infantry] left ship.


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27 February 1918

Glasgow

Lat 55.862, Long -4.3

2.00pm: Engineer Mate Jordan left ship.


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28 February 1918

Glasgow

Lat 55.862, Long -4.3

am&pm: Painting ship.



LOGS FOR MARCH 1918


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[Front page of log book split over above 2 scanned pages]

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1 March 1918

Glasgow

Lat 55.862, Long -4.3


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2 March 1918

Glasgow

Lat 55.862, Long -4.3

am: Hands employed in painting ship and embarking ammunitions & provisions.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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3 March 1918

Glasgow

Lat 55.862, Long -4.3

10.00am: Held Divine Service.

10.30am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians.

11.30am: Starboard Watch returned from long leave.

2.00pm: Captain C.D. Carpendale left ship.


THE VOYAGES OF HMS ACHILLES
Operations in the North Sea

JP map Achilles North Sea

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4 March 1918

Glasgow to Greenock

Lat 55.862, Long -4.3

10.00am: Mr Burton Art. Engineer left ship.

1.30pm: Pilot came on board.

2.35pm: Left Yorkhill basin & proceeded as req’d to Tail of Bank two tugs in attendance.

5.32pm: Came to off Greenock.

6.00pm: Pilot left ship.


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5 March 1918

Greenock and at Sea

Lat 55.97, Long -4.8

6.40pm: Weighed & proceeded.

7.30pm: Passed boom defence.

7.48pm: Course as req’d down Firth of Clyde.

8.21pm: Little Cumbrae Light East ¾ mile.

9.56pm: Ailsa Craig Light N73W 4.2 miles.

10.55pm: Corsewall Point Light S87E 2¾ miles

11.37pm: Maidens Light West 5 miles.


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6 March 1918

Loch Ewe and at Sea

Lat 57.42, Long -6.82 [Estimate from bearings at 11.42am]

1.30am: Altacarry Light abeam 1.3 miles.

3.00am: Oversay Light abeam 4½ miles.

4.55am: Dubh Artach Light N50W 5 miles.

5.30am: Zig zag.

6.25am: Eileach [an] Naoimh Light abeam 4 miles. Course as req’d thro’ Firth Of Lorn & Sound of Mull.

8.45am: Ardnamurchan Point Light NE 1¾ miles.

10.13am: Canna Light abeam ¾ mile.

11.42am: Neist Point Light abeam 1 mile.

1.29pm: Eilean Trodday Light abeam 1 miles.

2.21pm: Rudh Re [Rubha Reidh?] Light S48E 5 miles.

2.55pm: Altered course as req’d for Loch Ewe.

3.01pm: Got in paravanes.

3.20pm: Passed boom defence.

3.31pm: Came to. Anchorage bearings: South end Ewe Island - S28E; Aultbea Pier end - N28E

Number on sick list: 6


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7 March 1918

Loch Ewe to Scapa Flow

Lat 58.5, Long -5.6 [Obs]

8.35am: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour.

8.47am: Passed boom defence. Got out paravanes.

9.36am: Zig zag.

9.37am: Rudh Re [Rubha Reidh?] Light SE 5 miles.

1.23pm: Cape Wrath Light abeam 2 miles.

4.18pm: Dunnet Head Light abeam 2 miles.

4.33pm: Course as req’d passing West of Swona Island.

5.03pm: Passed Hoxa Obstruction; got in paravanes.

5.32pm: Came to in F6 berth.

Number on sick list: 11


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8 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

7.07am: Collier Cundall secured alongside.

7.30am: Commenced coaling.

10.35am: Finished coaling rec’d 640 tons.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 321.

Number on sick list: 14


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9 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.30am: Aired night clothing.

1.00pm: Leave to the watch till 3.30pm.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

Number on sick list: 15


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10 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

7.30am: Landed Wesleyans & Presbyterians & Roman Catholics.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.

Number on sick list: 13


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11 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

7.00am: Proceeded as requisite to North Shore.

7.26am: Came to in No. 1 berth.

10.00am: Carried out .303 aiming rifle practice.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 322.

8.00pm: Exercised Night Defence & carried out .303 aiming rifle practice.

Number on sick list: 13


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12 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

am&pm: Carried out .303 aiming rifle practice.

4.30pm: Read Warrant No. 323.

8.00pm: Exercised 3 pounder guns & searchlights.

Number on sick list: 12


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13 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

10.15am: Weighed & proceeded as required.

11.00am: Carried out sub-calibre practice and two range keeping exercises in company with HMS Minotaur.

1.19pm: Came to in F6 berth.

9.00pm: Mr. Hughes, Signal Bos’n joined ship.

Number on sick list: 12


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14 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

am&pm: Hands employed embarking & disembarking ammunition.

6.00pm: Ammunition ship Bison cast off.

Number on sick list: 12


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15 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

6.13am: Collier Trica secured alongside.

6.30am: Commenced coaling.

7.50am: Finished coaling rec’d 184 tons.

6.30pm: Burned searchlights

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

Number on sick list: 10


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16 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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17 March 1918

At Sea

Lat 58.8, Long 0.4 [DR]

12:40am: Proceeded out of harbour in company with HMS Minotaur.

1.05am: Passed Outer boom. Got out paravanes.

1.55am: Course as req’d passing East of Swona Island & North of Pentland Skerries.

6.00am: Zig zag.

8.30am: Acting as covering force to convoy.

10.43am: Got in paravanes.

1.00pm: Course as req’d in vicinity of convoy.


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18 March 1918

At Sea

Lat 59.8, Long 4.6 [Obs]

am&pm: Course as requisite acting as covering force to convoy in company with HMS Minotaur.

10.15am: Marstein [?] Light N43E 4½ miles.


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19 March 1918

At Sea

Lat 58.3, Long 0.6 [DR]

1.40am: Thick fog. [Slowed to 11 knots]

8:14am: Fog cleared. [Increased speed to 16½ knots]

8:20am: Course as req’d in company with HMS Minotaur.

10:40am: Thick fog. [Slowed to 11 knots]

1:24pm: 16½ knots. Fog cleared.

1.30pm: Course as req’d acting as covering force to convoy in company with HMS Minotaur.

1:45pm: Fog in patches. [Changing speed as required for the next few hours]

6.00pm: Got in paravanes.


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20 March 1918

Scapa Flow & at Sea

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

0.47am: Copinsay Light N21W 13 ¼ miles.

1.56am: Pentland Skerries Light abeam (S18W) ¾ mile. Course as req’d passing east of Swona Island.

2.21am: Got in paravanes.

3.25am: Came to in F6 berth.

6.13am: Collier Ravelston secured alongside.

6:25am: Commenced coaling.

10:40am: Finished coaling rec'd 824 tons.


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21 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

1.00pm: Leave to Port watch till 3.45pm.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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22 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.


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23 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard watch till 4pm.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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24 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

2.00am: Put clocks on 1 hour to BST.

7.30am: Landed church parties.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.


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25 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

6:35am: Weighed and proceeded as req’d to North shore.

7.08am: Came to in No. 2 berth.

9.30am: Carried out.303 aiming rifle practice.

12:10pm: Weighed & proceeded as req’d. Carried out Sub-calibre practice in company with HMS Minotaur.

2.15pm: Swung ship for adjustment of Standard compass.

4.00pm: Proceeded as required and carried out two torpedo runs.

5.49pm: Came to in No. 2 berth off North Shore.

8.30pm: Carried out .303 aiming rifle practice.


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26 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

am&pm: Carried out .303 aiming rifle practice.

Noon: Carried out two torpedo runs.

8.30pm: Lieut. Edwards joined ship.


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27 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

6.25am: Weighed & proceeded as required; carried out Range Keeping Exercise with HMS Minotaur.

7.47am: Came to in G3 berth.

8.25am: Collier Fernhill secured alongside.

8.35am: Commenced coaling.

10.50am: Finished coaling rec’d 260 tons.

8.00pm: Commander Long left ship.


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28 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 324.

8.00pm: Burned searchlights.

Midnight: Lieut. St. John RNR joined ship.


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29 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

10.00am: Held Divine Service.

8.00pm: Lieut. Commander Pickering RNR left ship.


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30 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch till 4pm.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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31 March 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

9.00am: Sent Roman Catholics on board HMS Australia.

10.00am: Held Divine Service.

11.12pm: Proceeded out of harbour. Dropped paravanes.

11.46pm: Passed outer obstruction. Course as req’d Eastward of Swona Island.



LOGS FOR APRIL 1918


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[Front page of log book split over above 2 scanned pages]

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1 April 1918

At Sea

Lat 58.6, Long 0.7 [DR]

In company with HMS Minotaur.

0.25am: Pentland Skerries Light abeam 1 mile.

5.00am: Action stations.

6.30am: Commenced zig zagging.

8.00am: Covering Convoy.

10.00am: Got in paravanes.

9.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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2 April 1918

At Sea

Lat 60.6, Long 4.1 [DR]

5.30am: Action stations.

6.00am: Commenced zig zagging.

11.32am: Carried out two Range Keeping exercises on convoy.

8.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

8.30pm: Covering Convoy.


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3 April 1918

At Sea

Lat 59.1, Long 1.8 [Obs]

5.00am: Action stations.

7.02am: Zig zagging.

11.38am: Carried out Range Keeping exercise on convoy.

6.30pm: Got out paravanes.

8:30pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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4 April 1918

At Sea & Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

2.12am: Pentland Skerries Light S by W 1.2 miles. Course as req’d passing East of Swona Island.

2.33am: Got in paravanes.

3.35am: Came to in G2 berth.

7.30am: Collier Burnhope secured alongside.

7.40am: Commenced coaling.

10.00am: Sub. Lieut. Jenks joined ship.

11.35am: Finished coaling rec’d 825 tons.


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5 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.

11.30am: Read Warrant No. 325.

1.00pm: Leave to Port Watch till 3.45pm.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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6 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.00am: Aired night clothing.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

1.30pm: Mr. Morrison, Art. Engineer, left ship.

3.35pm: Weighed & proceeded as required.

4.30pm: Carried out sub-calibre practice.

6.02pm: Came to in G2 berth.


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7 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.00am: Landed Church Parties.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.


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8 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

7.30am: Held Roman Catholic service.

8.40am: Weighed & proceeded as required.

10.00am: Carried out sub-calibre practice.

11.30am: Carried out 3 torpedo runs.

12.30pm: Carried out 2 torpedo runs.

1.06pm: Came to in Smoogro Bay.

9.00pm: Carried out .303 aiming rifle practice.


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9 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

am&pm: Carried out .303 arming rifle practice.


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10 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

6.00am: Weighed & proceeded as req’d to Fleet Anchorage.

6.31am: Came to in G2 berth.

7.07am: Collier Madryn secured alongside.

1.15am: Commenced coaling.

8.30am: Finished coaling rec’d 248 tons.

2.00pm: Surveyed sheet cable.

10.00pm: Mr. Kemp, Warrant Mechanician, joined ship. [from Navy List for Jan 1919 – Frederick W. Kemp]


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11 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

am&pm: Surveying cable.

10.00am: Exercised divers.

1.30pm: Boats away for class sailing race.

8.00pm: Fleet left.


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12 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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13 April 1918

At Sea

Lat 58.5, Long 0.6 [Obs]

0.15am: Proceeded out of harbour. Got our paravanes.

1.31am: Pentland Skerries Light abeam 1¼ miles. In company with HMS Shannon & four TBDs.

5.50am: Zig zag.

9.45am: Ceased zig zagging.

9.50am: Got in paravanes.

10.15am. In touch with convoy.

10.40am: Zig zag.


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14 April 1918

At Sea

Lat 59.6, Long 4.6 [Obs]

4.30am: Action stations.

11.24am: Udsire [Utsira] Light House S40E 13 miles.

6.08pm: In touch with convoy.

8.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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15 April 1918

At Sea

Lat 58.2, Long 1.3 [Obs]

4.15am: Action stations.

5.29am: Zig zag.

9.40am: Altered course South & opened from HMS Shannon.

10.00am: Carried out control exercise.

10.58am: Rejoined HMS Shannon.

6.32pm: Got in paravanes.

9.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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16 April 1918

Scapa Flow & at Sea

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

2.10am: Pentland Skerries Light abeam 1¼ miles. Course as req’d passing East of Swona Island.

2.30am: Got in paravanes.

3.25am: Came to in A3 berth.

6.50am: Collier Tynemouth secured alongside.

7.04am: Commenced coaling.

11.20am: Finished coaling rec’d 805 tons.


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17 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

4.00pm: Leave to Port Watch till 6.15pm.


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18 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1


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19 April 1918


Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

1.05pm: Weighed & proceeded as required. Carried out sub calibre practice.

3.00pm: Carried out Range Keeping Exercise. Carried out 3 torpedo runs.

4.19pm: Came to in F6 berth.

10.42pm: Weighed & proceeded as required.

11.00pm: Carried out 3 pounder and sub calibre practice.


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20 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

0.20am: Came to in A3 berth.

1.30pm: Leave to Starboard Watch till 6pm.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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21 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.30am: Landed church parties.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.


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22 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1


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23 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

1.00pm: Weighed & proceeded as required. Carried out sub calibre practice.

2.16pm: Came to in F5 berth.

10.40pm: Weighed & proceeded as required. Carried out sub calibre & 3 pounder gun practice.


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24 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

0.08am: Came to in A3 berth.

10.30am: Carried out .303 aiming rifle practice.

1.18pm: Collier Uskmouth secured alongside.

1.28pm: Commenced coaling.

2.45pm: Finished coaling rec’d 250 tons.


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25 April 1918

Scapa Flow & at Sea

Lat 58.6, Long 0.9 [Obs]

1.08am: Weighed & proceeded as required.

2.40am: Pentland Skerries Light abeam 1 ¼ miles. In company with HMS Shannon, HMS Agincourt & 4 TBDs.

3.10am: Action stations.

5.20am: Commenced zig zagging.

6.30am: HMS Hercules joined company with 2 TBDs.

9.30am: Sighted convoy. Course as required acting as covering Force.

10.02am: Got in paravanes.

pm: Course as required acting as covering force to convoy.


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26 April 1918

At Sea

Lat 60.1, Long 3.9 [Obs]

3.10am: Action stations.

4.00am: Course as req’d acting as covering force to convoy

8.44am: Marsten [Marstein?] Light House S75E 11.3 miles.

pm: Course as required acting as covering force to convoy.

8.00pm: HMS Hercules, HMS Agincourt & 3 TBDs parted company.


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27 April 1918

At Sea

Lat 58.1, Long 0.9 [DR]

0.40am: Ran into fog.

3.25am: Fog cleared.

5.26pm: Got out paravanes.

7.23pm: Changed Port paravane.

9.30pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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28 April 1918

At Sea & Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

3.39am: Pentland Skerries Light abeam 1.2 miles. Course as req’d passing Eastward of Swona Island.

3.51am: Got in paravanes.

4.34am: Came to in A3 berth.

5.55am: Collier Cundall secured alongside.

6.15am: Commenced coaling.

11.15am: Finished coaling rec’d 892 tons.


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29 April 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

1.00pm: Leave to the Watch till 3.30pm.

5.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 328, 329, 330, 331, 326 & 327.

10.00pm: Burned searchlights.


[Page for 30 April 1918 missing]



LOGS FOR MAY 1918


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[Front page of log book split over above 2 scanned pages]

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1 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

12.30pm: Weighed & proceeded as required. Carried out sub calibre practice.

2.30pm: Carried out 3 torpedo runs.

3.55pm: Came to in A3 berth.

5.00pm: Paid monthly money to ship’s company.

10.00pm: Weighed & proceeded as required. Carried out 3 pounder & sub calibre practices.

11.21pm: Came to in A3 berth.


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2 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1


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3 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

10.00am: Exercised General Quarters.


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4 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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5 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

10.30am: Held Divine Service.


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6 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

9.35am: Weighed & proceeded as required. Carried out Sub calibre practice.

11.00am: Carried out Range Keeping Exercise.

11.14am: Came to in A3 berth.


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7 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

5.48am: Collier Welrondale secured alongside.

6.04am: Commenced coaling.

7.30am: Finished coaling rec’d 226 tons.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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8 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 332.


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9 May 1918

Scapa Flow & at Sea

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

11.25am: Proceeded out of harbour. Got out paravanes.

11.55am: Course as req’d passing East of Swona Island & North of Pentland Skerries.

12.55pm: Parted company from HMS Shannon.

1.08pm: Pentland Skerries Light N73W 4 miles. Zig zag.

6.00pm: Got in paravanes.

6.08pm: Rejoined HMS Shannon.

8.00pm: Convoy N5E 8 miles.

9.19pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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10 May 1918

At Sea

Lat 60.4, Long 1.2 [DR]

3.15am: Action stations.

Mr. Ernest Hughes, Signal Bos'n, logged for being absent from "Action Stations". [signed] E. Hughes

4.20am: Zig zag.

10.00am: Carried out Range Keeping Exercise.

9.25pm: Ceased zig zagging.

10.31pm: Helliso Light N82E 13 miles.


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11 May 1918

At Sea

Lat 60.3, Long 3.6 [DR]

3.40am: Zig zagging.

6.50am: Holmengraa Light House 9¾ miles.

9.30am: Convoy N13E 4½ miles.

9.24pm: Ceased zig zagging.


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12 May 1918

At Sea & Scapa Flow

Lat 59.0, Long -0.4 [DR]

4.30am: Zig zag.

11.30am: Got out paravanes.

4.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

5.47pm: Copinsay Light House N4W 4½ miles.

6.08pm: Pentland Skerries Light abeam 1.6 miles bearing S by W. Passed East of Swona Island.

6.40pm: Got in paravanes.

7.32pm: Came to in A3 berth.

9.00pm: Mr. Matthews, Gunner, joined ship.


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13 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

6.45am: Collier Uskmouth secured alongside.

6.55am: Commenced coaling.

11.35am: Finished coaling rec’d 1002 tons.

5.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 233 & 234.

8.00pm: Lieut. Turtle & Mr. Higgins, Gunner, left ship.


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14 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

9.00am: Divers exercised for monthly dip.

10.00am: Discharged 440 tons Oil Fuel to RFA Philol.

1.30pm: Leave to the watch till 6.15pm.


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15 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

4.00pm: Leave to the Watch till 6.30pm.

10.30pm: Exercised burning searchlights.


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16 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

4.00pm: Leave to the Watch till 6.30pm.


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17 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.45am: Proceeded as required.

9.30am: Carried out sub calibre practice.

10.30am: Carried out two long range torpedo runs.

11.50am: Came to in A3 berth.


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18 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

10.00am: Rec’d 160 tons fuel oil from SS Elmol.

1.30pm: Leave till 6.30pm.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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19 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.30am: Landed Church Parties.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.


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20 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.40am: Weighed & proceeded as required.

9.30am: Carried out sub calibre practice.

10.05am: Came to in C2 berth.


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21 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1


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22 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1


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23 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

1.30pm: Gave leave till 6.30pm.

5.00pm: Employed embarking stores from SS Helmsman.


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24 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

9.30am: Exercised general quarters.


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25 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

6.05am: Collier Barmoor secured alongside.

6.15am: Commenced coaling.

7.35am: Finished coaling rec’d 224 tons.


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26 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.30am: Landed Church Parties.

10.30am: Held Divine Service.


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27 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.30am: Prepaired for general exercise.

9.30am: Laid out kedge anchor and weighed it from ship. Got out 6½ " hawser in pinnace. All boats crews away pulling around the fleet.


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28 May 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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29 May 1918

Scapa Flow and at Sea

Lat 58.1, Long -1.2 [Obs]

2.24am: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour, dropped paravanes.

3.07am: Passed outer obstruction, speed as req’d working paravanes.

3.48am: Passed East of Swona Island.

4.11am: Pentland Skerries Light abeam 1¼ miles. Zig zag. HMS Shannon & 4 TBDs in company.

9.04am: Sighted convoy.

4.55pm: Got in paravanes.

10.00pm: Ceased zig zag.


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30 May 1918

At Sea

Lat 60.1, Long 0.9 [Obs]

2.30am: Zig zagging.

11.00am: Carried out control drill exercise.


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31 May 1918

At Sea

Lat 60.9, Long 3.9 [Obs]

3.45am: Helliso Light N48E 16¼ miles.

8.00am: Convoy formed up in sight.

9.04am: Holmengraa Light House N41E 11½ miles.



LOGS FOR JUNE 1918


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[Front page of log book split over above 2 scanned pages]

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1 June 1918

At Sea

Lat 59.1, Long -0.1 [Obs]

7.32am: Formed line abreast.

5.39pm: Got out paravanes.


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2 June 1918

At Sea & Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

0.31am: Pentland Skerries Light abeam 1 ¼ miles. Course as req’d passing Eastward of Swona Island.

0.53am: Got in paravanes.

1.54am: Came to in C3 berth.

6.15am: Collier Sir Arthur secured alongside.

6.25am: Commenced coaling.

Noon: Finished coaling rec’d 960 tons.


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3 June 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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4 June 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1


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5 June 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.00pm: Lieut. Neil joined ship.


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6 June 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

10.15am: Proceeded as required. Carried out Range keeping Exercises and Sub calibre practice.

12.21pm: Came to in C3 berth.


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7 June 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

5.30am: Aired bedding.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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8 June 1918

Scapa Flow & at Sea

Lat 58.3, Long -5.8 [Obs]

4.00am: Proceeded as req’d out of harbour. Got out paravanes.

4.24am: Passed outer obstruction; course as req’d passing Westward of Swona Island.

4.55am: Dunnet Head Light abeam 2¼ miles.

5.40am: Commenced zig zag.

9.08am: Cape Wrath Light abeam 1¾ miles.

2.11pm: Trodday Island Light abeam 8 cables.

3.50pm: Neist Point Light abeam 2 miles.

5.41pm: Canna Light abeam 7½ cables.

7.00pm: Ardnamurchan Point Light abeam 1¾ miles. Ceased zig zagging, course as req’d through Sound of Mull.

8.35pm: Duart Point Light abeam 7½ cables.

9.30pm: Zig zag.

11.00pm: Ceased zig zagging.

11.57pm: Oversay Light abeam 7.1 miles.


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9 June 1918

At Sea & Liverpool

Lat 53.6, Long -3.2 [Estimate from location of Formby Light Vessel]

2.07am: Altacarry Light abeam 3 ¼ miles.

4.20am: Zig zag.

6.20am: Mull of Galloway Light N38E 4 miles.

9.26am: Selker Light Vessel abeam 3 ¾ miles.

11.30am: Ceased zig zagging.

11.52am: Altered course for Mersey swept channel.

Noon: Passed Pillar buoy.

12.30pm: Got in paravanes.

12.35pm: Passed Formby Light Vessel.

1.30pm: Came to. Anchorage bearings: Rock Ferry Pier end - N81W; New Ferry Pier end - S22W distant 800 yards.

2.30 to 8.35pm: Disembarking ammunition into lighters.

3.30pm: Gave leave to Starboard Watch till 26th June.


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10 June 1918

Liverpool & Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

11.00am: Weighed & proceeded as req’d assisted by tugs.

Noon: Secured in No.7 dock (Cammell Laird & Co.)

1.00pm: Leave to part of watch till 7.15am.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 336.


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[Ship being refitted in No. 7 Dock - until 20th August each afternoon part of the watch are given over night leave and a small patrol is also landed]


11 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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12 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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13 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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14 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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15 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.30am: Captain W.F. Blunt DSO joined ship. [ William Frederick Blunt]

3.00pm: Captain Radcliffe left ship.


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16 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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17 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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18 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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19 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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20 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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21 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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22 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.


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23 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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24 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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25 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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26 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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27 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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28 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

4.00pm: Part of watch employed embarking provisions.


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29 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

2.00pm: Part of watch employed embarking provisions.


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30 June 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

8.30am: Lieut. Commander Harden joined ship.

11.00am: Mr. Hooper, Mate, joined ship.



LOGS FOR JULY 1918


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[Front page of log book split over above 2 scanned pages]

[Signed] G Harden Navigating Officer [from Navy List for Jan 1919 – George E. Harden]

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1 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

2.30pm: Commander Robertson & Lieut. Edwards discharged.


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2 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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3 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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4 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

7.30am: General leave to Port Watch till July 22nd.


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5 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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6 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

5.00pm: Read Warrant No. 337.


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[Entries crossed out]

See next page


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7 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

10.30am: Landed Roman Catholic Church party.


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8 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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9 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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10 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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11 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

11.00pm: Mr. Smith, gunner, joined ship.


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12 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

11.00am: Flooded dock.

Noon: Ship floated.

1.15pm: Hands employed shifting ship from No. 7 dock into basin.

3.00pm: Made fast in basin.


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13 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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14 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.00am: Landed Roman Catholic church party.

9.30pm: Engineer Lieut. Barker joined ship.


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15 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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16 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

pm: Hands employed getting in stores.

9.00pm: Lieut. Pierce RNR joined ship. [from Navy List for Jan 1919 – Owen Pierce]


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17 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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18 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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19 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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20 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

11.00am: Engineer Lieut. Harrison joined ship.


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21 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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22 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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23 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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24 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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25 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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26 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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27 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.00pm: Paid monthly money to Starboard watch.


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28 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.40am: Landed Roman Catholic Church party.

11.50am: Read prayers.

11.30am: Gave leave to Starboard Watch till 5th August.


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29 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.00pm: Paid monthly money to Port watch.

9.00pm: Mr. Burke, Ch. Gunner, joined ship.


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30 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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31 July 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0



LOGS FOR AUGUST 1918


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[Front page of log book split over above 2 scanned pages]

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1 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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2 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.30pm: Hoisted in 1st picket boat by crane.

5.00pm: Read Warrants Nos, 2, 3 & 4.


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3 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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4 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

10.00am: Landed Roman Catholic Church party.

11.05am: Held Divine Service.


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5 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

11.00pm: Starboard watch returned from leave.


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6 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

7.00pm: Discharged Mr. Richardson, Chief Gunner.


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7 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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8 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

6.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 5, 6 & 7.


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9 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

6.00pm: Mr. Walker, Midshipman, RNR joined ship.


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10 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

11.00am: Commenced basin trial.

Noon: Finished basin trial.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

5.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 8, 9, & 10.


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11 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

10.25am: Landed Roman Catholic Church Party.

11.00am: Held Divine Service.

1:30pm: Warped ship from West Basin into No. 7 Dock.


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12 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.10pm: Draft from RN Barracks Portsmouth arrived.


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13 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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14 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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15 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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16 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0


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17 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

8.15am: Discharged 10 ratings to RN Barracks Portsmouth.


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18 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9:30am: Landed Church party Roman Catholic.

11.00am: Held Divine Service.

4.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 11, 12 & 13.

8.35pm: Landed escort & 3 prisoners for Detention Barracks, Chatham.


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19 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

10.00am: Officers on board attend enquiries. [?]

8.40pm: Draft joined ship (46 ratings).


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20 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

7.30am: Major Laing, 1 sergeant & 1 private RMLI [Royal Marines Light Infantry] joined ship from Forton Barracks. [from Navy List for Jan 1919 – Robert W.J. Laing]

7.30pm: Discharged 1 Sergeant & 1 Private to RM Barracks, Gosport.

8.30pm: 5 Stokers joined ship from RN Barracks.

Number on sick list: 5


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21 August 1918

Birkenhead

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

7.45am: Mr Cowthorpe, Ast. Paymaster, joined ship.

8.10am: Draft left.

8.20am: Mr Gray, Major Marines, left ship.

9.40am: 1 stoker to hospital.

Number on sick list: 8


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22 August 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

5.50am: Collier Milly alongside.

6.25am: Commenced coaling.

3.30pm: Finished coaling.

4.50pm: Worked main derrick, hoisted out piston of main engines.

6.10pm: Water boat came alongside.

8.30pm: Water tank Magnetic left.

Number on sick list: 14


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23 August 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

6.30am: Oiler Fortol alongside .

10.45am: 1 Gnr [gunner?] & 1 Bglr [bugler?] RMA from Eastney RN Barracks.

11.45am: Oiler Fortol left.

4.15pm: Water boat arrived, left 5.40pm.

4.25pm: Oil arrived (South-Cock) tug. Received 1600 galls Mineral & 600 galls Olive oil.

8.50pm: Hands to fire stations, fire in foremost stokehold.

9.28pm: Fire ceased.

Number on sick list: 20


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24 August 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

8.20am: 7 ratings joined ship from RN Barracks Portsmouth.

8.40am: Tested hand pumps.

1.00pm: Leave to Port Watch till 11.30pm 25th. Leave to boys till 7pm.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

Number on sick list: 17


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25 August 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.00am: Landed Roman Catholic Church party (9).

10.45am: Held Divine Service.

Number on sick list: 15


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26 August 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

4.55am: Ammunition lighters secured alongside

8.00am: Discharged 2 ERAs [Engine Room Artificer] from ship.

am&pm: Hands ammunition ship.

Number on sick list: 14


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27 August 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.00pm: Landed Red Watch to draw provisions.

3.00pm: Worked Main Derrick hoisted in engine machinery.

Number on sick list: 17


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28 August 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

8.00am: 1 Drummer to QE.

8.30am: 4 Ratings to Hospital.

Number on sick list: 14


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29 August 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.45am: Exercised action stations.

12.50pm: Worked Main Derrick hoisted out torpedo stores.

4.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 16 & 17.

Number on sick list: 13


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30 August 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

5.45pm: One stoker arrested by civil police & brought on board.

5.55pm: Mr. McBride Ast. Paymaster left.

Number on sick list: 11


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31 August 1918

Buoy River Mersey & at Sea

Lat 53.8, Long -3.6 [Obs]

6.25am: Slipped, half-speed ahead.

8.10am: Slowed both.

8:14am: Let go both anchors.

9.08am: Anchor aweigh, slow ahead both.

9.15am: Half ahead both. Carried out steaming trials.

9.33am: Carried out paravane trials.

12.45pm: Passed outer bar. Course as req’d for River Mersey.

1.21pm: Passed Formby Light Ship.

1.35pm: Passed Crosby Light Ship.

2.22pm: Stop both, & secured to Buoy.

4.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch of Badgemen till 11.30pm 1st Sept.

5.55pm: Warrants 18, 19, 20 read.

7.20pm: 1 Chief Stoker joined from RN Barracks Portsmouth.

Number on sick list: 13



LOGS FOR SEPTEMBER 1918


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[Front page of log book split over above 2 scanned pages]

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1 September 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.00am: Landed Roman Catholic church party.

10.55am: Held Divine Service.

1.00pm: Orderly Surgeon & 1 Stoker joined ship from HMS Crescent.

Number on sick list: 15


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2 September 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

8.00am: Discharged 1 Stoker to RN Barracks Plymouth.

9.30am: General drill, exercised out boats by hand and general quarters.

2.00pm: Discharged 1 Captain’s steward to RN Barracks Devonport.

5.00pm: Leave to badgemen of watch till 11.30pm.

Number on sick list: 17


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3 September 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.00pm: Leave for badgemen from 5.30 till 10.30pm.

6.20pm: Read warrants 21,22,23,24,25,26.

Number on sick list: 16


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4 September 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

4.00pm: Discharged 2 Stokers & 1 Seaman to HMS Eaglet for detention.

5.00pm: Leave to badgemen till 10.30pm.

8.30pm: Read warrant no. 27.

Number on sick list:15


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5 September 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

8.50am: Read Warrants Nos. 28, 29, 30, 31.

9.00am: Discharged 3 Stokers and 1 Seaman to HMS Eaglet for detention.

4.00pm: Read Warrants Nos. 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39.

8.00pm: Mr Nicholson, Eng. Captain left ship.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

Number on sick list:15


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6 September 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

4.00pm: Read warrants 40, 41.

5.00pm: Leave to Port Watch from 5pm to 7.30pm.

Number on sick list: 9


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7 September 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

Cautioned Mr G.H.C. Matthews, Gunner, for disobedience of KR & A.J. Act 845 Para 7 in exceeding during August the limit of Wine Bill allowed by the regulation quoted. [Signed] W.F. Blunt – Captain.

The above entry has been read by me [Signed] G.H.C. Matthews – Gunner [from Navy List for Jan 1919 – George Matthews]

Cautioned Mr. R.H. Smith, Gunner, for disobedience of KR & A.J. Act 845 Para 7 in exceeding during August the limit of Wine Bill allowed by the regulation quoted. [Signed] W.F. Blunt – Captain.

The above entry has been read by me. [Signed] Richard H. Smith – Gunner

Number on sick list: 9


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8 September 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

7.45am: 2 Stoker Petty Officers and 1 Stoker 2nd class joined ship from RN Barracks Portsmouth.

8.50am: Roman Catholics landed to Church.

10.30am: Church.

2.30pm: Gave leave to badgemen of Watch till 10.30pm.

5.00pm: Landed patrol (1 Petty Officer, 3 Stokers).

Number on sick list: 7


THE VOYAGES OF HMS ACHILLES
Trans-Atlantic Convoys 1918

JP map Achilles Convoys 1918

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9 September 1918

Buoy River Mersey

Lat 53.5, Long -3.3 [Obs]

10.15am: Slipped buoy, helm & engines as requisite.

11.50am: Passed Formby Light Vessel.

12.15pm: Out paravanes.

9.15pm: Commenced zig zag.

9.45pm: Ceased zig zagging.

Number on sick list: 7


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10 September 1918

At Sea

Lat 58.5, Long -5.7 [Obs]

5.30am: Commenced zig zag.

8.42am: Ceased zig zag.

9.10am: Commenced zig zag.

5.05pm: Negative zig zag.

5.16pm: In paravanes.

5.47pm: Passed Outer Boom.

6.15pm: Let go starboard anchor in C3 berth.

6.58pm: Collier War Cuirass alongside.

9.30pm: Commenced coaling.

Number on sick list: 10


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11 September 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

3.40am: Finished coaling received 820 tons.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

3.05pm: SS Borodino came alongside.

4.45pm: SS Borodino cast off.

[SS Borodino was a Junior Army & Navy Stores Ltd. ship containing a Grocery and Provision Shop, a Laundry and a Hairdressing Saloon. An account of life aboard this ship.]


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12 September 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

Cautioned Mr E.H. Ilsley, Chief Artificer Engineer, for disobedience of KR & A.J. Act 845 Para 7 in exceeding during August the limit of wine bill allowed by the regulation quoted [signed] W.F. Blunt - Captain

The above entry has been read by me. [no signature] [from Navy List for Jan 1919 – Edward H. Ilsley]

10.00am: Discharged one Stoker to Hospital Ship Soudan.

1.30pm: Two pair sea boats lost by accident (Captain).

4.00pm: 46, 47 Warrants Read.

8.30pm: Exercised burning searchlights.

Number on sick list: 10


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13 September 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

10.55am: Discharged 1 Stoker & 1 boy to Hospital Ship Soudan.

2.55pm: Oil lighter alongside.

Number on sick list: 9


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14 September 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

9.00am: 1 pair sea boots lost by accident.

Noon: Leave for football parties 1.15 till 4pm.

4.00pm: Read Warrant 48.

pm: Hands to make & mend.

Number on sick list: 9


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15 September 1918

Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

8.30am: Landed Wesleyan & Presbyterian Church parties.

9.10am: Roman Catholics to HMS Australia.

9.45am: Church on board.

3.45pm: Collier Tynemouth alongside.

4.15pm: Commenced coaling.

5.40pm: Finished coaling received 171 tons.

Number on sick list: 6


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16 September 1918

Scapa Flow [& at Sea]

Lat 58.7, Long -5.8 [Obs]

4.10am: Observed Aurora Borealis

6.05am: Anchor aweigh.

6.31am: Passed Outer Boom.

4.03pm: Half astern both. In paravanes.

4.07pm: Half ahead.

9.00pm: Destroyers returned to base.

Number on sick list: 8


[On each day of the journey to New York, 17th – 24th September, the clocks are put back 15 mins at 11.15am, 3.15pm & 5.15pm]


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17 September 1918

At Sea

Lat 58.8, Long -17.7 [Obs]

5.10am: Commenced zig zag.

4.00pm: Read Warrant (49).

6.00pm: Cease zig zag.

Number on sick list: 8


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18 September 1918

At Sea

Lat 56.5, Long -27.3 [Obs]

8.30 to 9pm: Exercised searchlights.

Number on sick list: 11


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19 September 1918

At Sea

Lat 53.2, Long -35.3 [DR]

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 50.

Number on sick list: 11


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20 September 1918

At Sea

Lat 48.7, Long -40.5 [DR]

Number on sick list: 11


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21 September 1918

At Sea

Lat 45.2, Long -46.3 [DR]

10.15am: Dense fog. [lasted all day]

1.00pm: Lost by accident: Patt. 72 Can Hot Water, 1; Patt. 74 Lids for Can, 1; Patt. 350A Reservoir Water, Copper, 1.

4.00pm: Read Warant (51) Confinement to cells.

8.00pm: Soundings taken half hourly.

10.20pm: Reply heard to fog signal on starboard beam.

11.30pm: Obtained soundings 44 fathoms.

Midnight: Soundings 35 fathoms.

Number on sick list: 9


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22 September 1918

At Sea

Lat 43.2, Long -53.4 [Obs]

5.15am: Fog cleared, zig zag

7.00pm: Ceased zig zag.

Number on sick list: 10


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23 September 1918

At Sea

Lat 42.4, Long -60.5 [Obs]

8.15pm: Commenced zig zag

Number on sick list: 8


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24 September 1918

At Sea

Lat 40.4, Long -69.0 [Obs]

5.45am: Streamed paravanes.

9.05pm: Zig zag.

Number on sick list: 9


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25 September 1918

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

3.27am: Stopped engines, in paravanes.

3.32am: ½ speed ahead.

4.20am: Passed Ambrose Light Vessel.

4.43am: Pilot boarded.

5.00am: Put clocks on 1 hour.

8.33am: Anchored off 96 Street.

10.20am: Shifted berth.

4.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch from 4.30 till 7.10am.

Number on sick list: 8


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26 September 1918

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

2.00pm: Leave to Port Watch from 4.30 till 7.00am, Boys 4.30pm to 7.45pm.

Number on sick list: 6


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27 September 1918

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

Noon: Leave to Starboard Watch 4.30 to 7am. Boys till 7.45pm.

9.00pm: Lost 1 bag of suger, 1 can of milk

Number on sick list: 7


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28 September 1918

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

10.00am: Lost overboard by accident 2 paint brushes (Captain).

Noon: Leave from 1.30 till 7.00am. Boys 7.45pm.

Number on sick list: 7


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29 September 1918

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

9.30am: Roman Catholic Church Party sent to USS Montana.

Noon: Leave to Starboard Watch till 7.00am. Boys 7.45pm.

6.20pm: Held evening Service.

Number on sick list: 7


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30 September 1918

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

9.00am: Landed 200 men and Marine detachment for ceremonial purposes.

9.00am: Oil lighter Socony (55) alongside.

Noon: Leave to Port Watch 4.30 to 7am.

Number on sick list: 6



LOGS FOR OCTOBER 1918


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[Front page of log book split over above 2 scanned pages]

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1 October 1918

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

Noon: Leave to Starboard Watch 4.30pm to 7am.

4.00pm: Read Warrants 52 & 53.

4.30pm: Received 25 bags of sugar.

Number on sick list: 8


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2 October 1918

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

1.00pm: Leave to Watch 4.30 till 7.00am. Boys till 7.45pm.

Number on sick list: 9


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3 October 1918

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

12.25pm: 3 coal lighters secured alongside.

12.30pm: Furled Quarter Deck awning.

1.00pm: Leave to Watch 4.30 till 10.30pm.

1.10pm: Two coal lighters secured alongside.

8.00pm: US Cruiser Seattle arrived.

Number on sick list: 13


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4 October 1918

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

6.20am: Commenced coaling.

9.40pm: Finished coaling received 1620 tons.

Number on sick list: 13


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5 October 1918

New York

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

am&pm: Hands employed embarking provisions.

Noon: Leave to Badgemen Port Watch 4.30 to 7.00am.

Number on sick list: 12


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6 October 1918

New York [& at Sea]

Lat 40.61, Long -74.05

11.25am: Provision lighter alongside.

11.35am: Embarked pilot. Commander Coates joined ship for passage.

1.30pm: Commenced to unmoor.

2.11pm: Starboard anchor aweigh turned and proceeded engines as required.

5.05pm: Pilot left.

5.35pm: Passed Ambrose Light Vessel.

7.25pm: Course & speed as required to station ship ahead of convoy.

11.00pm: Put clocks back 12 mins.

Number on sick list: 14


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7 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 39.9, Long -69.3 [DR]

3.00am: Put clocks back 12 mins.

4.00pm: Read Warrants 54 & 55.

5.23pm: Man overboard from SS Lancastria[?] Detailed USS Wilkes to search.

5.50pm: USS Wilkes reported "Have seen nothing."

11.00pm: Clocks on 10mins.

Number on sick list: 14


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8 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 41.0, Long -63.3 [Obs]

3.00am: Put clocks on 15 mins.

9.34am: Zig zag.

11.34am: Negative Zig zag.

11.00pm: Put clocks on 10 mins.

Number on sick list: 20


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9 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 41.9, Long -57.1 [Obs]

3.00am: Put clocks on 17 mins.

9.30am: Commenced Zig Zag No. 52.

11.20am: Ceased Zig Zag.

1.15pm: Hands employed raising Lower Yard 20ft. Cleaning 3 Pounder guns.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 56. Deprived of 3 GCB [good conduct badges] and disration.

11.00pm: Put Clocks on 10 mins.

Number on sick list: 21


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10 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 43.2, Long -50.6 [Obs]

3.00am: Put clocks on 15 mins.

Number on sick list: 19


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11 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 45.9, Long -44.4 [Obs]

3.00am: Put clocks on 17mins.

4.00pm: Half masted colours for funerals of US Soldiers on SS Adriatic.

11.00pm: Put clocks on 10 mins.

Number on sick list: 22


[The deaths of the US soldiers, the increasing number on the sick list and the large numbers discharged to hospital in Liverpool are probably caused by the Spanish flu pandemic.]


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12 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 49.2, Long -38.3 [Obs]

3.00am: Put clocks on 19 mins.

4.00pm: Half masted colours for funerals of US Soldiers.

11.00pm: Put clocks on 10 mins.

Number on sick list: 19


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13 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 51.6, Long -30.3 [Obs]

3.00am: Put clocks on 18 mins.

4.00pm: Half masted colours for funerals of US Soldiers.

11.00pm: Put clocks on 15 mins.

Number on sick list: 21


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14 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 53.7, Long -22.6 [Obs]

3.00am: Put clocks on 20 mins.

9.40am: Hands lifebelts & identification discs examined.

1.15pm: Commenced Zig Zag.

4.30pm: Half masted colours for funerals of US Soldiers.

6.15pm: Negative zig zag.

11.00pm: Put clocks on 12 mins.

Number on sick list: 26


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15 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 51.5, Long -14.8 [Obs]

0.25am: Ship's Corporal, Sydney George Barnett, ON [?] No. M31302 died of Pneumonia. [flu?: CWGC entry]

3.00am: Put clocks on 20 mins.

5.50am: Zig Zag.

10.15am: Sighted US Battleship division & destroyer escort.

10.30am: Escort took up position for screening.

Noon: Adjusted clocks to GMT.

4.00pm: Held Funeral of the late Sydney George Barnett ON M31302, Ship's Corporal.

6.55pm: Negative zig zag.

Number on sick list: 34


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16 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 51.6, Long -6.8 [Estimate from locataion of Fastnet and distance and direction travelled upto noon]

4.47am: Observed Fastnet Light N1E Magnetic.

6.29am: Commenced zig zag.

2.22pm: Ceased Zig Zag.

2.41pm: Commenced Zig Zag.

5.00pm: Sold affects of the late Sydney George Barnett ON M31302 Ships Corporal. [see above]

7.55pm: Observed Bardsey Light N83E.

Number on sick list: 30


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17 October 1918

[At Sea &] Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.00am: Negative zig zag.

4.16am: Course & speed as required for entering harbour.

4.50am: Passed Bar Light.

6.00am: Passed New Brighton Pier.

6.38am: Anchored off Seacombe.

7.40am: Weighed & proceeded to Sandon Dock.

8.40am: Made fast alongside Sandon Half Tide [Dock].

9.30am: Discharged to hospital 1 Officer, 1 Lance Corporal RMLI, 1 Shipwright, 1 Stoker Petty Officer, 4 ABs, 1 Leading Stoker, 1 ERA [Engine Room Artificer], 5 Ordinary Seamen, 1 Boy.

am&pm: Hands employed discharging provisions.

Number on sick list: 30


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18 October 1918

Sandon Dock, Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

7.15am: Gave in dirty hammocks.

Noon: Watch keepers [?] leave 1.30 to 10.30pm.

2.00pm: Leave to Port Watch from 5pm to 10.30pm.

6.00pm: 1 man arrested by civil police brought on board.

9.00pm: Discharged 12 ratings to Wallesley [Wallasey?] Hospital.

Number on sick list: 21


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19 October 1918

Sandon Dock, Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

7.00am: Port Watch on leave from 7.00am 19th till 8am 21st.

8.30am: Discharged 7 ratings to hospital.

1.30pm: Discharged 5 ratings to hospital.

3.00pm: No. 57 Warrant read.

4.00pm: Leave to 1st part Starboard Watch from 4.30 to 10.30pm.

5.15pm: Patrol landed 1 Petty Officer, 3 Stokers.

9.40pm: 3 ratings joined from RN Barracks.

Number on sick list: 9


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20 October 1918

Sandon Dock, Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

9.30am: Disinfected Mess Deck

10.00am: Roman Catholic Church party landed.

11.30am: Mr. Richardson Engineer Lieut. joined ship. [from Navy List for Jan 1919 – Walter Richardson]

11.40am: 1 Signal Boy from HMS Minotaur joined ship.

Noon: Leave to 2nd part of Starboard Watch from 12.45 till 10.30pm. Leave to boys till 7.45 pm.

5.20pm: Patrol Landed 1 Petty Officer & 3 Seamen

Number on sick list: 4


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21 October 1918

Sandon Dock, Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

6.20am: Hands employed sweeping down upper deck.

7.45am: Provision Lighter alongside.

8.00am: Discharged 1 ERA [Engine Room Artificer]

8.45am: Hands employed disembarking provisions

9.15am: Ash boat alongside.

1.45pm: Hands employed getting in Lyddite and Common Shell & unfusing Lyddite.

2.30pm: Discharged 2 Chief Stokers 1 Mechanic [?] & 1 stoker to hospital.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 59.

4.10pm: Leave for 2nd part of Watch 4.30 till 10.30pm. 1st part of Watch employed getting in stores

Number on sick list: 2


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22 October 1918

Sandon Dock, Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

7.15am: Ammunition lighter alongside.

8.35am: Hands employed disembarking shells.

10.00am: 1 Stoker Petty Officer discharged to RN Barracks Portsmouth.

11.30am: 1 Leading Seaman, 4 ABs, 1 Stoker & 1 Boy joined from HMS Imperieuse.

Noon: Leave to part of Watch 4.30 to 10.30pm.

12.45pm: Discharged 1 AB, 1 Ordinary Seaman to Belmont Hospital.

5.15pm: Patrol landed.

Number on sick list: 2


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23 October 1918

Sandon Dock, Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

10.55am: Discharged 1 Gunner RMA to Eastney Barracks.

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch 4.30 to 10.30pm.

3.00pm: Discharged 1 Seaman, 1 Stoker to Hospital.

6.00pm: Boys landed with Instructor (Seaman’s Mission Entertainment).

7.00pm: HMS Cedric berthed alongside.

Number on sick list: 7


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24 October 1918

Sandon Dock, Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

1.05am: HMS Cedric removed from berth alongside of ship.

9.05am: 1 Marine RMLI joined ship from Forton [Barracks Gosport]. Funeral party exercise on jetty. Hands told off as requisite.

10.50am: 1 Marine RMLI left ship for depot, Stonehouse, Plymouth.

12.30pm: 1 ERA [Engine Room Artificer] discharged to hospital, one rating joined ship.

1.00pm: Landed funeral party. Hands employed embarking shell.

1.25pm: Received 4 bales jerseys.

3.15pm: 1 Chief Petty Officer joined ship.

4.30pm: Leave to Watch till 10.30pm.

5.20pm: Landed patrol (1 Petty Officer & 3 ABs)

Number on sick list: 10


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25 October 1918

Sandon Dock, Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

5.30am: Coal lighter alongside.

7.40am: Commenced coaling.

3.30pm: 1 Stoker returned from hospital.

8.10pm: Port Watch coaling. Starboard Watch fell out.

11.50pm: Starboard Watch fell in for coaling.

Midnight: Port Watch fell out.

Number on sick list: 16


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26 October 1918

Sandon Dock, Liverpool [& at Sea]

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

4.00am: Port Watch of hands carry on coaling.

6.00am: 1 rating (Stoker) joined ship from RN Barracks Portsmouth.

7.50am: Starboard Watch fell in for coaling.

8.00am: Port Watch to breakfast.

9.00am: Finished coaling received [blank] tons.

10.00am: Read Warrant 58.

1.25pm: Embarked pilot.

2.23pm: Let go fore and aft.

3.05pm: Entered river.

3.25pm: Passed Rock Light House.

Number on sick list: 6


[On each day of the journey to Halifax, 27th October – 3rd November, the clocks are put back ½ hour usually at 11.00am]


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27 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 51.4, Long -7.3 [DR]

6.46am: Commenced zig zag.

8.45am: Stopped zig zag.

9.55am: US Destroyer Wilkes signalled submarine sighted and dropped depth charges. Convoy altered course.

10.57am: Started zig zag.

1.08pm: Ceased zig zag.

3.30pm: Put over fog buoy.

Number on sick list: 10


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28 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 50.5, Long -14.2 [DR]

10.17am: Commenced zig zag.

12.33pm: Negative zig zag.

4.00pm: Read Warrants No. 61 to 66 inclusive.

6.00pm: Escort & SS Darro left convoy.

Number on sick list: 9


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29 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 50.4, Long -21.4 [DR]

Number on sick list: 9


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30 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 49.8, Long -28.7 [Obs]

Number on sick list: 8


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31 October 1918

At Sea

Lat 48.8, Long -35.9 [DR]

9.58 to 10.43am (SAT): Dropped target & carried out aiming rifle practice Port Battery. Courses & speeds as requisite recovering target when finished. [SAT – Ship’s Apparant time]

10.45am: Clocks back ½ hour.

10.43am(new time): Resumed course.

1.45pm: Control practice at Action Stations (exercise).

Number on sick list: 6



LOGS FOR NOVEMBER 1918


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[Front page of log book split over above 2 scanned pages]

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1 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 47.0, Long -43.4 [Obs/DR]

9.30am: General Quarters. Dropped Target. Fired .303 Aiming Rifles.

1.30pm: White & Blue Watches employed as requisite.

2.00pm: Soundings taken & hourly thereafter. [weather foggy]

3.00pm: Exercised Control parties 3.10 to 3.40pm.

4.00pm: Read Warrants No. 67 to 72 inclusive.

7.20pm: James Lownie, Leading Stoker, died of pneumonia O.No. SS107768. [flu?; from CWGC aged 39]

Number on sick list: 6


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2 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 44.9, Long -50.1 [Obs/DR]

6.57am: Slowed down putting out paravanes.

9.30am: Funeral service carried out. [See above]

Number on sick list: 6


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3 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 44.8, Long -57.3 [Obs]

10.00am: Commenced helm zig zag.

5.15pm: Negative zig zag.

Number on sick list: 6


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4 November 1918

Halifax NS

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

7.00am: Stopped both. Working paravanes.

7.17am: Proceeded towards harbour.

7.55am: Entered through gate.

8.10am: Secured alongside pier, oiling.

10.45am: 3 Watches fall in, scrub & wash upper deck.

12.10pm: Left Imperial Oil Wharf.

2.15pm: Finished mooring.

3.55pm: Read Warrant No. 73.

5.30pm: Landed patrol 1 Petty Officer and 3 ABs.

7.00pm: Landed relief Patrol.

10.55pm: Patrol aboard.

11.10pm: Hailed Guard boat.

Number on sick list: 6


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5 November 1918

Halifax NS

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

9.30am: Discharged 5 ratings to HMS Niobe for detention.

1.00pm: Special leave to Port Watch 4.30 to 10.30pm.

4.00pm: Read Warrants No. 74 & 75.

5.30pm: Landed Patrol, 1 Petty Officer & 3 hands.

6.40pm: Landed relief Patrol.

Number on sick list: 6


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6 November 1918

Halifax NS

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

1.13am: Hailed guard boat.

1.50pm: HMS Cumberland proceeded to sea.

4.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch 4.30 to 10.30pm.

4.55pm: Port Watch hands fell in, provisioning.

5.15pm: Read Warrant 76.

5.50pm: Landed patrol.

11.10pm: Hailed guard boat.

Number on sick list: 7


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7 November 1918

Halifax NS

Lat 44.65, Long -63.56

am: Provisioning.

1.00pm: Leave to Watch 1.30 till 10.30pm. Boys 1.30 to 7pm.

2.45pm: Landed coaling party (48 men, 1 Petty Officer, 1 Stoker Petty Officer & 4 Leading Seamen).

3.55pm: Landed relief coaling party.

4.30pm: Landed Patrol, 1 Petty Officer & 3 hands.

4.45pm: Read Warrant No. 77.

7.00pm: Patrol landed (Mr. Hughes, 1 Petty Officer & 3 hands).

Number on sick list: 7


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8 November 1918

Halifax [& at Sea]

Lat 43.8, Long -63.6 [Obs]

5.30am: Discharged 1 AB to HMS Niobe as witness.

6.30am: Unmoored ship.

7.39am: Course & speed as requisite for proceeding out of harbour.

7.49am: Passed Inner Boom.

7.54am: Passed Outer Boom.

8.15am: Out paravanes.

8.25am: Whistle Buoy abeam.

10.26am: Commenced zig zag.

10.50am: Exercised general Quarters.

11.00am: Clocks back ½ hour.

4.45pm: Slow ahead both. In paravanes.

Number on sick list: 6


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9 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 40.1, Long -68.4 [Obs]

11.00am: Clocks back ½ hour.

4.55pm: Dropped paravanes. Negative zig zag. Starboard paravane fouled.

Number on sick list: 6


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10 November 1918

At Sea [& New York]

Lat 40.7, Long -74.0 [? specific location in harbour not given]

8.18am: Stopped, in paravanes.

8.27am: Stopped, pilot boarded.

9.12am: Passed No. 10 buoy.

11.00am: Ship moored.

1.00pm: Leave to Watch 1.30 to 10.30pm.

2.00pm: Coal lighters alongside.

Number on sick list: 4


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11 November 1918

New York

Lat 40.7, Long -74.0

6.00am: Commenced coaling.

4.20pm: Read Warrant No. 78.

Number on sick list: 6


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12 November 1918

New York

Lat 40.7, Long -74.0

1.15am: Finished coaling. Received 1610 tons.

1.00pm: Leave to Port Watch 2.30 till 7.00am. Boys till 7.45pm.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

Number on sick list: 8


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13 November 1918

New York

Lat 40.7, Long -74.0

11.00am: 4 brooms lost by accident.

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch from 1.30 to 7.00am.

5.00pm: Spread Quarter Deck awning.

Number on sick list: 9


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14 November 1918

New York

Lat 40.7, Long -74.0

Noon: Leave to Port Watch 4.30 to 7am. Boys 4.30 to 7.45pm.

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 79.

Number on sick list: 9


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15 November 1918

New York

Lat 40.7, Long -74.0

Cautioned Major Robert W. J. Laing RMLI and stopped his wine account till further orders for being drunk on shore at the Naval Landing New York on 15th November 1918 at about 9.30pm. [Signed] W.F. Blunt – Captain.

The above entry has been read by me [Signed] R. W. Laing, Major RMLI

11.35am: Provision lighter left.

1.00pm: Leave to Starboard Watch 4.30 till 7.00am.

5.00pm: Read Warrant No. 80.

6.30pm: Landed patrol. 1 Petty Officer & 4 hands.

11.12pm: Patrol returned on board.

Number on sick list: 10


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16 November 1918

New York

Lat 40.7, Long -74.0

8.25am: Tested hand pumps.

Noon: Leave to Port Watch 1.30 to 7am. Boys till 7.45pm.

6.30pm: Landed patrol.

Number on sick list: 9


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17 November 1918

New York

Lat 40.7, Long -74.0

9.25am: Landed Roman Catholics for service.

10.35am: Divine Service.

Noon: Leave to Starboard Watch 1.30 to 7.00am. Boys till 7.45pm.

3.30pm: Band landed on duty.

6.45pm: Band returned from shore.

Number on sick list: 11


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18 November 1918

New York

Lat 40.7, Long -74.0

Noon: Special leave Port Watch 4.30 to 7.00am.

4.15pm: Read Warrants No. 81 to 83 inclusive.

6.30pm: Landed Patrol. 4 Marines & 1 Corporal.

Number on sick list: 9


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19 November 1918

New York

Lat 40.7, Long -74.0

4.06pm: Read Warrant No. 86.

6.30pm: Patrol landed, 1 Petty Officer & 4 Hands.

11.10pm: Patrol returned to ship.

Number on sick list: 7


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20 November 1918

New York [& at Sea]

Lat 40.7, Long -74.0

2.18pm: Anchor weighed & proceeded.

4.12pm: Stopped and dropped pilot.

4.18pm: Out paravanes.

4.37pm: Ambrose Light abeam.

5.51pm: Stopped for paravanes.

11.00pm: Put clocks on 10 minutes.

Number on sick list: 8


[On each day of the journey to Liverpool, 21st – 30th November, the clocks are put on 20 mins at 3.00am and 10 mins at 11.00pm]


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21 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 39.6, Long -69.1 [DR]

6.30am: Stopped for paravanes.

11.20am: Hauled and cleaned Patent log.

1.30pm: Exercised gunlayers and trainers at control drill.

4.30pm: Patent log started again.

7.17pm: Patent Log corrected.

Number on sick list: 10


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22 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 40.7, Long -62.8 [DR]

6.45am: Started Patent Log again.

12.30pm: Patent Log hauled in to clean.

8.20 to 8.50pm: Course S86E to clear ship ahead.

8.58 to 9.10pm: Course East to clear ship overtaken.

Number on sick list: 10


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23 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 41.6, Long -56.6 [Obs]

Number on sick list: 10


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24 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 42.0, Long -49.9 [Obs]

9.30am: Read Articles of War.

10.30am: Divine Service.

Number on sick list: 11


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25 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 44.7, Long -43.6 [Obs]

4.00pm: Read Warrant No. 87.

Number on sick list: 11


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26 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 46.9, Long -37.5 [DR]

[At 6.00pm & 8.00pm wind speed force 8 – 9]

Number on sick list: 11


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27 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 48.6, Long -30.8 [DR]

Number on sick list: 14


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28 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 50.1, Long -22.8 [Obs]

12.40pm: Patent log started with two log lines out.

Number on sick list: 15


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29 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 51.0, Long -14.5 [DR]

1.00am: Patent log line parted, lost 1 rotator and 2 log lines.

1.15am: Patent log started again with 1 line.

9.35am: Exercised General Quarters.

3.00pm: Out paravanes.

10.40pm: Obtained soundings 80 fathoms.

11.00pm: Observed Gull Light bearing 60 degrees.

Number on sick list: 12


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30 November 1918

At Sea

Lat 52.0, Long -6.6 [DR]

1.15am: Thick fog.

5.55am: Old Head Light abeam.

6.55am: Daunt Light abeam.

1.30pm: Tusker Light House N19W

8.15pm: Skerries Light abeam.

10.23pm: Great Orme Head abeam.

11.28pm: Stopped. In paravanes.

11.55pm: Passed Bar [light vessel].

Number on sick list: 10



LOGS FOR DECEMBER 1918


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[Front page of log book split over above 2 scanned pages]

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1 December 1918

[At Sea &] Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

0.05am: Stopped engines to embark pilot.

0.30am: Pilot on board & proceeded.

1.10am: Passed Formby Light Vessel.

1.40am: Passed Crosby Light Vessel.

2.55am: Made fast line to Cunard Buoy.

9.55am: Divine Service.

Noon: Leave to Port Watch 1 to 7am. Boys till 7pm.

8.00pm: Landed Patrol (1 Petty Officer & 3 Hands)

Number on sick list: 7


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2 December 1918

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

am&pm: Hands employed getting out provisions.

8.00am: Mr. Smith (Gunner) discharged to hospital.

9.00am: 6 Ratings discharged to Haslar Hospital [Gosport] & 1 Officer.

Noon: General leave to Starboard Watch 1pm to 7am.

1.00pm: 2 Ratings discharged to Portsmouth.

3.00pm: Marines employed getting out coal bags.

5.00pm: Landed Patrol 1 Petty Officer & 3 ABs

6.30pm: Duty hands returned with potatoes.

Number on sick list: 4


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3 December 1918

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

8.57am: Collier alongside No. 1893.

9.34am: Commenced coaling. To come in 1450.

12.30pm: Gave water to Tug.

4.00pm: Tea. 795 to come in.

11.00pm: Hands to cocoa.

11.20pm: Hands resumed coaling.

Number on sick list: 3


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4 December 1918

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

0.30am: Finished coaling.

1.00pm: Leave to Watch 1pm to 7am. Boys till 8.30pm.

5.00pm: Watch employed getting in provisions.

5.15pm: Patrol landed with prisoner for Detention. Discharged to HMS Eaglet

Number on sick list: 5


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5 December 1918

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

Noon: General Leave to Watch 1pm to 7am. Leave to Boys till 6.30pm.

pm: Hands employed making & mending clothes.

5.00pm: Landed Patrol (1 Petty Officer & 3 ABs)

11.40pm: Patrol returned on board.

Number on sick list: 5


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6 December 1918

Liverpool

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

7.30am: Dress of day - painting rig.

Noon: General leave to Port Watch 5pm to 7.00am. Watch keepers 1pm to 8.30am.

6.15pm: Landed patrol 1 Petty Officer & 3 men.

11.40pm: Patrol returned on board.

11.55pm: 1 Private of Marines joined ship from Forton Barracks.

Number on sick list: 9


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7 December 1918

Liverpool [& at Sea]

Lat 53.4, Long -3.0

8.40am: 1 Rating (ERA) joined ship from Portsmouth. [ERA – Engine Room Artificer]

9.45am: Paymaster Lieut. Commander Ware joined ship. [from Navy List for Jan 1919 – Claud M. Ware]

12.50pm: Slipped and proceeded.

Number on sick list: 9


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8 December 1918

At Sea

Lat 57.2, Long -7.0 [Obs]

9.20am: Barra Head bearing N44W, 12.7 miles.

10.15am: Divine Service.

1.04pm: Neist Light abeam 1.7 miles.

10.06pm: Dunnet Head Lighthouse S70E.

Number on sick list: 9


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9 December 1918

[At Sea &] Invergordon

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

9.25am: Anchored.

1.30pm: Mr. Hazel, Staff Paymaster left ship.

2.45pm: Discharged 1 Private to Forton Barracks [Gosport].

2.55pm: Weighed anchor and proceeded up harbour.

3.30pm: Anchored in 20 Berth & moored ship. Leave to Watch 4.30 till 9.30pm.

6.15pm: 3 ERAs [Engine Room Artificer] joined ship from HMS Minotaur.

Number on sick list: 9


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10 December 1918

Invergordon

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

9.30am: Divers down for examination of underwater fittings.

10.40am: 44 Ratings joined ship.

1.30pm: Leave to Watch from 4.30pm till 9.30pm.

3.45pm: Marine patrol landed.

4.30pm: Landed patrols.

4.55pm: Pier patrol on board.

7.15pm: Pier head patrol relieved 1 Leading Seaman & 3 Hands.

10.00pm: Patrol returned on board.

Number on sick list: 7


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11 December 1918

Invergordon

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1

6.15am: Hands employed Holy stoning Upper Deck.

7.30am: Hands to breakfast & clean. Dress for day 4 & collars.

8.00am: Landed canteen working party 1 Petty Officer & 8 hands.

10.30am: Sub Lieut. McPherson joined ship from HMS Vivid. [from Navy List for Jan 1919 – Martin H. Macpherson]

10.40am: Inverness patrol returned.

Noon: Leave to Starboard Watch 4.30 to 9.30pm.

4.00pm: 1 Rating joined ship from HMS Minotaur.

8.00pm: Slung clean hammocks.

Number on sick list: 8


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12 December 1918

Invergordon [& at Sea]

Lat 57.7, Long -4.1 [Location at 11.03am]

9.45am: Commenced to unmoor.

11.03am: Anchor aweigh.

11.40am: Out paravanes.

11.50am: 2½ cables astern of HMS Minotaur.

9.45pm: Cape Wrath abeam.

11.20pm: Butt of Lewis Light S84W.

Number on sick list: 8


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13 December 1918

At Sea, Invergordon to Portsmouth

Lat 56.5, Long -7.7 [Obs]

1.34am: Flannan Island Light N66W.


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14 December 1918

At Sea, Invergordon to Portsmouth

Lat 51.0, Long -5.8 [Obs]

4.24pm: Wolf Rock Light abeam.


[While at Portsmouth, each afternoon, part of the watch are given over night leave]


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15 December 1918

Invergordon to Portsmouth & at Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

1.45am: Portland Bill Light N34E.

2.50am: Anvil Point Light N49W.

5.38am: Course & speed as required for making Spithead swept channel.

7.10am: Came to.

8.10am: Weighed & proceeded up harbour.

9.30am: Secured to No. 4 buoy.

10.00am: Cheered ship.


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16 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11


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17 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

7.00am: Commenced mess [?] leave for Active Service ratings.

11.00am: HMS Leviathan entered harbour & cheered ship.

5.00pm: Read Warrants 90, 91 & 92.


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18 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11


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19 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

7.30am: Water boat alongside.


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20 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

0.35am: Hailed guard boat.

10.25pm: Hailed guard boat.


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21 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

10.50am: Ship shifted berth.

pm: Hands make & mend.

10.30pm: Hailed guard boat.


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22 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

7.55am: Steamer 577 cast off.

9.45am: Landed Church of England party, 12 men.


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23 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

1.00pm: Hands employed scrubbing Foresail & Fore Shelter Deck.

2.10pm: Water boat alongside.


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24 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

9.10am: HMS Minotaur berthed at Fountain Lake.

1.30pm: Painting water line.

10.30pm: Hailed guard boat.


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25 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

9.50am: Landed Church party, 18 men.

10.50pm: Challenged Guard boat.


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26 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

10.20pm: Hailed guard boat.


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27 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8.00am: HMPMS 556 & 557 cast off. Provision boat alongside.

9.10am: Bread boat alongside.

12.50pm: Water boat alongside.

11.20pm: Hailed guard boat.


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28 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11


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29 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8.10am: HMPMS 557 cast off.

9.30am: Landed Roman Catholic church party.

9.55am: Church of England party landed.

11.05am: Men on 2nd leave muster for payment.

11.40pm: Hailed guard boat.


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30 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

am&pm: Hands employed painting MT & Quarter Deck mess decks.

7.40am: Picket boat took in 10 bags of coal.

11.00am: Landed liberty men B, C, E, F, K, M sections.

11.45am: Bread boat alongside.

1.00pm: A & G sections of liberty men landed.

8.15pm: Skiff called away. Message to Barracks.

9.45pm: Skiff called away for use of Officers.

10.00pm: Skiff returned.

11.05pm: Picket boat returned with liberty men.

11.10pm: Hailed guard boat.


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31 December 1918

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

10.15am: Skiff called away to bring postman off.

2.55pm: HMS 557 came alongside.

9.00pm: Ash boat alongside.

11.40pm: Hailed guard boat.