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Adty No 627. Built 1907, 239grt, Cardiff-reg CF.31. Armament: 1-12pdr, 1-7.5in BT. In service 9.14-1919 as minesweeper. (British Warships 1914-1919)

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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.

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THE VOYAGES OF HMS SAXON 1917-1918
(Port locations are shown by blue markers, the logs contain no underway navigation)

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)

LOGS FOR SEPTEMBER 1917


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27 September 1917

Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

In the Basin, South Dock, Swansea.

Harbour routine

Ship's company inspected P.M. by Admiral Commanding Reserves

Signed S H Young, Lieut, R.N.V.R.


28 September 1917

Swansea to Cardiff and at Cardiff

Lat 51.46, Long -3.14

3.10am Undocked

4.35am Anchored off Mumbles

9.55am Scarweather Light Vessel abeam

11.37am Nash Point abeam

2.05pm Made fast alongside slipway at Cardiff



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29 September 1917

Cardiff to Swansea

Lat 51.46, Long -3.14

3.50am under weigh (sic)

5.0am Sully Island abeam

6.30am Nash Point abeam

7.50am Scarweather Light vessel abeam

9.0am Anchored off Mumbles awaiting orders

4.05pm S.N.O. came alongside in M.L. 304


30 September 1917

Swansea to Ilfracombe

Anchored off Mumbles awaiting orders

1.0pm Ordered to proceed to Ilfracombe

1.10pm Under weigh

5.0pm Made fast in Ilfracombe Harbour

7.50pm Under weigh

8.20pm Anchored off Ilfracombe



LOGS FOR OCTOBER 1917


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1 October 1917

Ilfracombe

Lat 51.212, Long -4.11

Under orders of S.N.O.

9.05am Under weigh (sic)

9.35am Spoke P.M.S. (paddle minesweeper) Way who reported having sunk mine deposited in Coombe Martin Bay on 30/9/17 by P.M.S. Monarchy

9.50am Proceeded on patrol between Ilfracombe and Lundy

10.40am Bull Point abeam

12.40pm Spoke Lundy W.S.S.

2.45pm Spoke H.M. Airship S.S. Z16

2.50pm Bull Point abeam

3.08pm Spoke Ilfracombe W.S.S.

3.55pm Bull Point abeam

6.45pm Spoke Lundy W.S.S.

9.55pm Bull Point abeam

10.30pm Spoke Ilfracombe W.S.S.

11.05pm Swung round off Ilfracombe

Midnight Bull Point abeam


2 October 1917

Ilfracombe – Lundy

On Patrol between Ilfracombe and Lundy

12.50pm Spoke Hartland Point W.S.S.


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3 October 1917

Ilfracombe

Lat 51.212, Long -4.11

On Patrol between Ilfracombe and Lundy

8.10am Spoke Ilfracombe W.S.S. Ordered into harbour to await a passenger for Lundy

8.40am Made fast alongside Ilfracombe Pier. Gun drill exercised

10.20am Under weigh

1.15pm Anchored off Lundy

3.25pm Under weigh

5.50pm Made fast in Inner Harbour, Ilfracombe


4 October 1917

Ilfracombe

Lat 51.212, Long -4.11

9.50am Shifted berth to outer harbour

11.15am Proceeded to anchorage in The Range, Ilfracombe.

2.50pm Owing to increasing wind and sea, started engines dead slow ahead, to ease strain on cable

3.15pm Cable parted. Steamed slowly head to sea.

5.45pm Made fast in inner harbour Ilfracombe


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5 October 1917

Ilfracombe

Lat 51.212, Long -4.11

1.0am In Inner Harbour, Ilfracombe


6 October 1917

Ilfracombe to Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

6.40am Commenced to get under weigh, but owing to Engineer starting engines for testing, mooring line from PMS Monarchy fouled propellor, while being passed

7.35am Cleared propellor. Under weigh

11.05am Made fast alongside jetty to Swansea

9.50pm Made fast in the Basin, Swansea

Coal used twelve tons


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7 October 1917

Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

In the Basin, Swansea

Ship's company attended church parade


8 October 1917

In the Basin, Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Took in 14 tons of coal

Directional hydrophone placed on board

Stewards Boy D.L.H. Davis sent to Surgeon(?) & Agent, Swansea


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9 October 1917

Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Took in 200 gallons of water

Galley stove under repair


10 October 1917

Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Directional hydrophone being fitted

Signed S H Young, Lieut. R.N.V.R.


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11 October 1917

Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Sub Lt Knapton R.N.V.R took over command

Signed A G L Knapton, Sub Lt .R.N.V.R.


12 October 1917

Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

2.45pm Engineer Lt Apps & Naval Constructor Cornesh(?) came on board to see about erection of Wheelhouse


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13 October 1917

Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Noon received orders to proceed to Tenby

2.45pm Proceeded out of Basin

3.10pm Proceeded out of Harbour

3.45pm Received orders from ML 304 to anchor in Mumbles Roads for night

4.05pm Anchored

10.0pm Shifted berth to get out of way of torpedoed steamer being towed in


14 October 1917

Mumbles Roads to Tenby

Lat 51.67, Long -4.69

6.20am Weighed anchor and proceeded to Caldy Island

9.45am ML 299 came alongside and told us to follow him in to Tenby

10.20am Picked up moorings at Tenby

2.05pm Cast off moorings and proceeded round Caldy Island

3.05pm Picked up moorings at Tenby


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15 October 1917

Caldy Island/Tenby Roads

10.15am Slipped moorings and proceeded West of Caldy Is. for Hydrophone Practice with ML 304, 302, & 299

12.55pm Anchored in Priory Bay

5.0pm Weighed anchor and proceeded into Tenby Road

6.20pm Picked up moorings

7.0pm Shifted berth to all ML 302 to moor to buoy


16 October 1917

Tenby Roads to Mumbles Roads

Lat 51.67, Long -4.69

2.0pm Weighed anchor and proceeded to Mumbles

5.05pm Anchored in Mumbles Roads


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17 October 1917

Anchored at Mumbles


18 October 1917

Mumbles/Barry Roads/Mumbles Roads

6.30am Weighed anchor and proceeded to pick up Submarine C6 and escort her to Barry Roads

7.30am Scarweather lightship abeam

10.0am Nash light house abeam

12.15pm Arrived in Barry

1.40pm Left Barry

7.15pm Anchored in Mumbles Roads


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19 October 1917

Anchored in Mumbles Roads

2.0pm Weighed anchor and proceeded to Practice Hydrophone with ML300 off White Oyster Ledge Buoy

4.50pm Set course for Swansea

7.0pm Docked in South Dock


20 October 1917

Swansea Basin

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Took on coal and water


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21 October 1917

Swansea Basin

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Coaling and watering ship


22 October 1917

Swansea/Ilfracombe

9.50am Left Swansea for Mumbles

1.10pm Left Mumbles for Ilfracombe with Lt. Townshend on board

7.40pm Made fast in Ilfracombe Inner Harbour


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23 October 1917

In Ilfracombe Inner Harbour

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1

Lt. Townshend held hydrophone lecture in morning

Weather too bad to go out


24 October 1917

In Ilfracombe Inner Harbour

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1

Weather too bad to patrol


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25 October 1917

In Ilfracombe Inner Harbour

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1

Weather too bad to patrol


26 October 1917

In Ilfracombe Inner Harbour

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1

Weather too bad to patrol


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27 October 1917

Ilfracombe/on patrol

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1

12.30pm Proceeded out of harbour

3.40pm Picked up paddle mine sweepers and followed astern to destroy mines

7.25pm Received orders to warn traffic proceeding to Irish Sea that a submarine was operating in Cardigan Bay

8.0pm Set course for Helwick

Midnight Patrol in mid channel


28 October 1917

On patrol

4.0am Hangman abeam

6.15am Alt course and proceeded to Bull Pt

7.0am Alt course and proceeded Eastward

8.20am Received orders to divert al traffic to 4 miles S of Nash Sands

Noon Scarweather light vessel abeam. Directing traffic

5.30pm Anchored in Mumbles awaiting orders


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29 October 1917

Swansea

8.0am Anchored at Mumbles

2.10pm Weighed anchor and proceeded into Swansea

3.50pm Made fast in Basin


30 October 1917

in Swansea Basin

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Coaling & taking in fresh water


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31 October 1917

In Swansea Basin

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Taking in provisions & stones. Crew paid



LOGS FOR NOVEMBER 1917


1 November 1917

In Swansea Basin

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

7.0pm Left Swansea

7.50pm Anchored in Mumbles owing to thick fog


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2 November 1917

Mumbles to Milford Haven

7.0am Weighed anchor & proceeded to Milford Haven

7.25am Mixon Bell Buoy abeam

12.10pm St Govens L.V. abeam

2.55pm Anchored off Milford Haven & reported to Admiral


3 November 1917

Anchored off Milford Haven

Lat 51.7, Long -5.1

10.30am Weighed anchor and proceeded on gun trials

12.15pm Finished gun trials

12.30pm Anchored off Milford


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4 November 1917

Milford Haven to Ilfracombe

Lat 51.7, Long -5.1

Anchored off Milford

11.30am Granted permission to proceed to Ilfracombe

1.45pm St Govens LV abeam

7.20pm Made fast in Ilfracombe inner harbour


5 November 1917

Ilfracombe

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1

Noon Left Inner Harbour to drag for anchor

7.00pm Proceeded into Inner Harbour. Failed to get up anchor

7.30pm Made fast


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6 November 1917

Ilfracombe to Mumbles

9.15am Unmoored and proceeded to Mumbles

12.35pm Anchored in Mumbles Roads


7 November 1917

Anchored at Mumbles awaiting orders

10.0pm Weighed anchor and proceeded to Swansea

10.50pm Made fast alongside jetty


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8 November 1917

Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

0.40am Made fast in South Dock

Hands employed coaling & watering ship


9 November 1917

In Swansea Basin

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93


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10 November 1917

In Swansea Basin

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93


11 November 1917

Swansea/Ilfracombe area

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

9.45am 10 hands and 3 officers took part in Mayoral procession

2.20pm Left Swansea

3.15pm ML304 came alongside

3.25pm Set course for Ilfracombe

6.0pm Spoke Ilfracombe W.S.S.

8.30pm Swung around off Hartland Pt


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12 November 1917

Ilfracombe/Hartland Point area/on patrol

12.30pm Put Hydrophone over

1.35pm Spoke Hartland W.S.S.

5.0pm Landed at Ilfracombe for stores

6.50pm Resumed patrol


13 November 1917

Ilfracombe/Hartland Point area/on patrol

7.10am Put Hydrophone over

Noon Carried out Rifle practise


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14 November 1917

Ilfracombe/Hartland Point area/on patrol

2.10am Put Hydrophone over, heard submarine

5.45pm Received orders to proceed to Swansea

8.30pm Set course foe Swansea


15 November 1917

Mumbles/Swansea

12.15am Anchored at Mumbles

5.30am Weighed and proceeded into Swansea

6.20am Made fast in South Dock


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16 November 1917

Swansea/Mumbles

6.40am Left Swansea for Mumbles

7.10am Anchored at Mumbles awaiting S.N.O.

2.05pm Weighed and proceeded with ML 304 on hydrophone practice

4.30pm Anchored at Mumbles awaiting orders


17 November

Mumbles/Ilfracombe

1.0pm Weighed & proceeded to Ilfracombe

8.45pm Put hydrophone over & drifted


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18 November 1917

Ilfracombe/Mumbles/Lundy Roads

4.0am Put hydrophone over & drifted

Noon Alt course for Mumbles

3.45pm Received orders to proceed to Rhosili

10.10pm Anchored under Lundy


19 November 1917

Anchored in Lundy Roads


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20 November 1917

Lundy Roads/Ilfracombe/Mumbles/Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

1.20am Weighed anchor and proceeded to search for torpedoed crew of vessel 3 miles NE of Hartland Pt.

3.30am Having failed to pick up any survivors, set course for Ilfracombe

5.0am Set course for Swansea

8.40am Docked in Cambrian Dry Dock (No 1)


21 November 1917

In Cambrian Dry Dock, Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Wheel house being erected & shark fin hydrophones fitted


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22 November 1917

In Cambrian Dry Dock, Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Hands employed painting boats


23 November 1917

In Cambrian Dry Dock, Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Bottom painted.


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24 November 1917

In Cambrian Dry Dock, Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93


25 November 1917

In Cambrian Dry Dock, Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

9.15am All hands fell in for church parade and inspection by Lord Beresford (retired Admiral and MP)

10.30am Returned to their ships


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26 November to 2 December 1917

In Cambrian Dry Dock, Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Having shark fin hydrophones fitted and wheel house put on. Hands employed in painting wheelhouse and taking in stores.


3 December 1917

Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

8.10pm Shifted into South Dock, Swansea



LOGS FOR DECEMBER 1917


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4 December 1917

Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Hands employed coaling and watering


5 December 1917

Swansea/Mumbles

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

10.45am Undocked

11.55am Left Swansea to adjust compass

1.20am Landed adjusters at Swansea

2.15pm Anchored at Mumbles awaiting orders


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6 December 1917

Mumbles Roads/Ilfracombe/Hartland Point on patrol

12.15pm Received orders to proceed to Ilfracombe

12.45pm Weighed anchor and set course

3.45pm Spoke Ilfracombe W.S.S. Received orders to proceed to Hartland in company with All's Well (hired drifter) and listen


7 December 1917

On patrol/Ilfracombe

4.0am 8 miles NE of Hartland

10.30am Received orders to proceed into harbour

12.30pm Made fast in inner harbour


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8 December 1917

Ilfracombe/Hartland Point/on patrol

10.30am Left Ilfracombe for Hartland Pt

Noon Listening

4.45pm Submarine reported lying on bottom by Prince George (HMT) 5 miles west of Hartland

7.0pm Reported position of Submarine to Hartland W.S.S. and returned to vicinity

8.0pm 5 miles off Hartland Point


9 December 1917

Hartland Point/Mumbles

4.0am 8 miles off Hartland

8.0am Searching for Dan (buoy) marking submarine

10.30am Sighted Dan & attracted attn of Prince George a mystery ship (Q-ship) & another trawler

10.45am Dropped depth charge over oily patch

10.50am Mystery ship dropped 2 charges over oily patch

11.30am Set course for Mumbles

7.15pm Anchored at Mumbles


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10 December 1917

Mumbles/Ilfracombe

1.45pm Weighed anchor & proceeded to Ilfracombe

4.30pm Assisted PMS Harlequin to moor

5.30pm Made fast in Ilfracombe inner harbour


11 December 1917

Ilfracombe/Swansea/on patrol

3.10am Left Ilfracombe for Morte Bay

4.0am Hydrophoning

10.25am Set course for Swansea N20E

1.25pm Made fast alongside jetty

2.45pm Made fast in South Dock


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12 December 1917

In South Dock, Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Hands employed in coaling and watering ship.


13 December 1917

Swansea/Ilfracombe

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

4.50pm Left Swansea for Ilfracombe

8.20pm Anchored in range Ilfracombe


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14 December 1917

Ilfracombe/Tenby/on patrol

10.30am Embarked two Canadians and weighed anchor. Set course for Tenby

4.10pm Anchored at Tenby


15 December 1917

Tenby/Swansea/Ilfracombe

5.0am Transfered Canadians to Lapageria

9.30am Weighed & proceeded to Swansea

3.10pm Made fast South Jetty

9.45pm Left Swansea for Ilfracombe


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16 December 1917

Ilfracombe

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1

1.0am Anchored in Ilfracombe Range

8.0pm Sea v rough


17 December 1917

In Ilfracombe inner harbour

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1


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18 December 1917

Ilfracombe/Freshwater Bay/on patrol

10.00am Left Ilfracombe for hydrophone work

4.0pm In Freshwater Bay listening

10.0pm Freshwater Bay listening


19 December 1917

St Govens LV/Freshwater Bay

11.0am Proceeded to Freshwater Bay in company of ML 299 for hydrophone work

1.20pm Saw periscope of submarine and heard same on hydrophone. Lost all trace of sound. ML 299 went in to W.S.S to report

8.45pm Heard sounds like submarine and followed. Lost track.

Midnight Caldy E 4 miles


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20 December 1917

Caldy Island/Mumbles/Swansea

4.0am 3 miles W of Caldy. Listening

6.50am Spoke to ML 299

7.10am Set course for Swansea

Noon Anchored at Mumbles awaiting orders

9.19pm Weighed anchor & proceeded into Swansea


21 December 1917

In South Dock, Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93


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22 December 1917

Swansea/Mumbles

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

In South Dock

10.50pm Left Swansea

11.30pm Anchored at Mumbles


23 December 1917

Mumbles/Bull Point/Foreland

8.0am Weighed & proceeded to Tenby

12.50pm Received orders to proceed to Bull Point & divert traffic

7.0pm Received orders to proceed to Foreland and divert Traffic

Midnight Foreland abeam


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24 December 1917

Foreland/Ilfracombe/Foreland

4.0a, Above Foreland diverting traffic

4.20pm Set course for Ilfracombe

6.40pm Made fast to pier

7.50pm Left pier for Foreland

Midnight Nash Pt abeam


25 December 1917

Foreland/off Ilfracombe

4.0am Foreland SW 3 mile

10.50am Spoke to Ilfracombe W.S.S. Received orders to follow P.M.S. off Bull Pt

4.45pm Patrolling outside Ilfracombe

Midnight Ilfracombe abeam


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26 December 1917

Ilfracombe

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1

8.0am Off Ilfracombe

Noon Off Ilfracombe acting duty boat

2.30pm Made fast in Inner Harbour.


27 December 1917

Ilfracombe

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1

6.30am Left Inner Harbour

12.30pm Anchored in Range

8.0pm On patrol off Ilfracombe


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28 December 1917

Ilfracombe/Swansea

4.0am Bull WSW 2 miles

8.0am Ifracombe abeam.

11.35am Set course for Swansea

5.15pm Made fast in S. Dock


29 December 1917

Swansea

Hands employed in coaling & watering


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30 December 1917

Swansea/on patrol

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

6.10pm Undocked

7.10pm Left Swansea

10.25pm Spoke Ifracombe WSS

Mdnt: On Patrol


31 December 1917

Ilfracombe

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1

4.0am Hangman abeam

5.20am Set course for Ilfracombe

6.30am Made fast in Inner harbour. Sea v heavy



LOGS FOR JANUARY 1918


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1 January 1918

In Ilfracombe, sheltering

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1


2 January 1918

Ilfracombe/Lundy Island

10.20am Left Ilfracombe for Lundy with Mails and Stores

12.35pm Anchored at Lundy. Landed stores & embarked general cargo for Ilfracombe

4.15pm Weighed anchor & proceeded to Ilfracombe

6.45pm Made fast in Ilfracombe inner harbour


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3 January 1918

Ilfracombe/Bideford Bay

11.35am Left Ilfracombe on patrol

2.0pm Spoke Lundy WSS

4.14pm Ordered SS Horn back to Mumbles

Mdnt. In Bideford Bay listening


4 January 1918

Hartland/Lundy/Bull Point

4.0am Hartland SSE 4 miles

6.55am Left Hartland for Lundy

8.15am Landed packet for coast guard

8.30am Left Lundy for Ilfracombe

Mdnt. Hydrophoning off Bull Pt


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5 January 1918

Bull Point/Ilfracombe/Swansea

4.0am Off Bull Pt Hydrophoning

9.0am Made fast alongside outer pier Ilfracombe

10.45am Left on patrol

Noon Off Bull Pt hydrophoning

4.30pm Alongside pier at Ilfracombe for mails

6.0pm Left Ilfracombe for Swansea

10.30pm Made fast in South Dock


6 January 1918

In Swansea South Dock

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93


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7 January 1918

Swansea

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93


8 January 1918

Swansea/Ilfracombe

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

1.30pm Undocked and laid alongside jetty

2.45pm Left Swansea for Ilfracombe

6.30pm Landed Lieut Townsend at Ilfracombe


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9 January 1918

In Ilfracombe, sheltering

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1


10 January 1918

In Ilfracombe, sheltering

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1


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11 January 1918

Ilfracombe/Mumbles

Lat 51.3, Long -4.1

2.30pm Left Ilfracombe for Mumbles

6.40pm Anchored in Mumbles


12 January 1918

On patrol

1.45pm Weighed anchor and proceeded to patrol between Scarweather and Helwick L.V.

Mdnt. Scarweather L,V, E'S 3 miles


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13 January 1918

Helwick LV/Tenby Roads

4.0am Helwick L.V. WNW 6 miles

Noon Oxwich Head abeam

7.50pm Anchored in Tenby Roads


14 January 1918

Tenby Roads/On patrol

8.0am Weighed anchor and proceeded on Patrol

4.45pm Made fast alongside Swansea jetty

5.45pm Made fast in S Dock


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15 January 1918

In Swansea South Dock

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Hands employed painting ship


16 January 1918

In Swansea South Dock

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Hands employed coaling and watering ship


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17 January 1918

Swansea/Tenby/Caldy

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

9.0am Undocked and proceeded to target practice.

10.40am Landed target on S jetty, weather not being suitable

11.0am Left Swansea & proceeded to Tenby

3.15pm Anchored at Caldy


18 January 1918

Anchored in Caldy Roads

Noon Sea very rough


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19 January 1918

Caldy Roads/on patrol

9.0am Weighed anchor & proceeded on patrol towards St Govans L.V.

5.0pm Anchored in Caldy Rds


20 January 1918

Caldy Roads/on patrol

10.0am Proceeded on patrol

Noon Returned to Caldy Rds, sea rough


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21 January 1918

Caldy Roads/on patrol

12.30pm Proceeded on Patrol

5.30pm Anchored in Caldy Rds


22 January 1918

Caldy Roads/On patrol

7.30am Proceeded on Patrol in Freshwater Bay. Hydrophoning

Noon In Freshwater Bay

9.10pm Set course for Mumbles


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23 January 1918

Mumbles/Swansea South Dock

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

2.15am Made fast alongside S Jetty

4.0am Made fast in S Dock


24 January 1918

In Swansea South Dock

Lat 51.61, Long -3.93

Hands employed watering & coaling ship


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