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HMS INCONSTANT – December 1914-February 1915, Commissioned, shake-down cruise to Gibraltar before joining Grand Fleet.

Edited by Caro, Old Weather Transcriber and Forum Moderator

HMS Inconstant (Photo Ships, click to enlarge)

 

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Light Cruiser, later Minelayer, Arethusa-class

 

Ordered 9.12, pendant nos 5A (1914), 73 (1.18), 77 (4.18). Launched 6.7.14 Beardmore. 3,500 tons, 436(oa), 410(pp)x39x14ft. Turbine 40000shp, 29kts. Armament: 2-6in, 6-4in (altered to 3-6in, 4-4in, 2-3in AA), 8-21in tt. Armour: 3in sides, 1in deck. Crew: 276. 1st LCS, Grand Fleet 1915-18, fitted for minelaying 9.17, 74 mines (5 operations, laid 370). Battle Honour (and link to despatches, casualties, awards) Jutland 31 May 1916. Sold 9.6.22 Cashmore.(British Warships 1914-1919)

 

Inconstant joined 1st LCS at Rosyth in February 1915, remaining with the squadron until after the Armistice. Took part in search for Meteor, and fought at Jutland. Fitted to lay 74 mines in September 1917 and laid in all 370 mines (5 trips). Sent to Baltic early 1919 as SNOs ship, returning home in April 1919 to join 2nd LCS, Harwich Force. Paid off in October 1919 and then attached to 1st Submarine Flotilla until February 1922, including short spell as Atlantic Fleet Flagship. Paid off 16 February 1922 at Chatham and sold. (Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906-21)

 

 

 

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Gibraltar, Malta, Aden, Colombo, Singapore, Hong Kong

 

 

Notes:

 

1. Latitude/longitude, including for days in port, were computed by the climate science project as being the most representative location for each day. As such, they typically differ by varying amounts from the locations recorded in the log pages. Refer to the log scan pages for the positions as originally recorded.

 

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.

 


 

THE VOYAGES OF HMS INCONSTANT 1914-1915

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)

 

LOG BOOK – DECEMBER 1914

 

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Establishment of ship's company

Officers 16

Seamen 96

Boys 11

Marines 25

Engine-room establishment 89

Other non-executive ratings 36

Total 273

 

Barometer

Mercurial

Adie MO/A 647

 

Thermometers for air temperature

Hicks MO/A 799

Hicks MO/A 048

 

Thermometer for sea temperature

Hicks MO/A 949

 

Position of standard compass

Fore upper bridge

 

Armament

Forecastle 1 6" BL Mk XII

Quarterdeck 1 6" BL Mk XII

Waist 4" Mk V; 3 each side

 

Torpedo Armament

2 twin 21" tubes on each side; training on UD

 

Boats

1 cutter 34 feet

1 cutter 30 feet

1 gig 30 feet, new pattern

2 whalers 27 feet, drop keel

2 skiff dinghies 16 feet

1 motor boat 30 feet

 

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28 December 1914

Dalmuir

Lat 55.9, Long -4.4

  9.00am: Ship commissioned; hands employed embarking stores and as requisite

 

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29 December 1914

Dalmuir to Greenock

Lat 56.0, Long -4.8

  9.30am: Cast off and proceeded as requisite to Greenock; course and speeds as requisite for adjusting compasses

12.30pm: Proceeded as requisite for preliminary and gun trials

  4.40pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 7 fathoms veered to 4 shackles off Greenock

 

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30 December 1914

Greenock

Lat 55.9, Long -4.8

  9.40am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite

11.00am: Commenced full power trial off Skelmorlie

  3.00pm: Finished full power trial; course as requisite for anchorage

  4.51pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 7 fathoms veered to 5 shackles

10.30pm: HMS Penelope arrived

 

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31 December 1914

Greenock

Lat 55.9, Long -4.8

  9.30am: Oil tank came alongside

  8.00pm: Finished oiling

  9.00pm: Oil tank cast off

 

LOG BOOK – JANUARY 1915

 

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1 January 1915

Greenock

Lat 55.9, Long -4.8

 

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2 January 1915

Greenock to Gibraltar

Lat 55.9, Long -4.8

  9.30am: Discharged 2 ratings to hospital

  7.35pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite

  8.00pm: Course as requisite for proceeding down the Clyde

10.00pm: Ailsa Craig abeam

 

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3 January 1915

Greenock to Gibraltar

Lat 50.5, Long -6.4

  3.58am: Codling Light Vessel S79W

  8.18am: Smalls Lighthouse abeam, 3½ miles

12.55pm: Round Island Lighthouse S18E

   1.05pm: Bishop Rock Lighthouse

 

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4 January 1915

Greenock to Gibraltar

Lat 43.5, Long -9.2

  9.05am: [to 9.45am] Passed 3 merchant vessels steering SW, W and NE

10.15am: Passed merchant vessel steering NE

11.40am: Passed merchant vessel steering NE

  2.00pm: Passed 5 merchant vessels steering NNE

  2.30pm: Passed 1 merchant vessel steering SSW

  3.05pm: Cape Finisterre abeam

  7.50pm: Bayona Lighthouse S67E

 

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5 January 1915

Greenock to Gibraltar

Lat 38.2, Long -9.6

  5.19am: Burling Lighthouse S25E

10.05am: Cape Roca abeam, 17 miles

11.10am: Passed HMS Prince George, steering S

  1.30pm: Passed 4 merchant vessels, 2 steering N, 2 S

  3.00pm: Passed HMS Eclipse with 8 transports going N

  5.45pm: Cape St Vincent abeam, 10½ miles

10.00pm: Passed 1 merchant vessel steering NW

 

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6 January 1915

Greenock to Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

  3.40am: Cadiz Lighthouse N50E

  6.35am: Altered course and as requisite through Gibraltar Strait

  7.45am: Stopped and as requisite off Gibraltar

  8.35am: Secured alongside Sheer wall

10.00am: Discharged 4 ratings to hospital

 

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7 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

  3.00pm: HMS Caesar arrived

 

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8 January 1915

 

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

 

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9 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

 

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10 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

 

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11 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

  8.00am: Cast off and proceeded as requisite

  8.40am: Passed HMS Invincible

  9.05am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 10 fathoms veered to 3½ shackles

12.35pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for aiming rifle practice

  3.35pm: Finished practice – hoisted target and proceeded as requisite

  5.15pm: Stopped and secured to no 12 buoy

 

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12 January 1915

Gibraltar (Catalan Bay)

Lat 36.1, Long -5.3

  8.15am: Slipped and proceeded as requisite

  9.00am: Exercised general quarters; carried out aiming rifle practice

11.05am: Hoisted target

     Noon: Came to with port anchor Catalan Bay

  1.25pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for aiming rifle practice

  3.15pm: Hoisted target and proceeded as requisite for submarine [?] attacks

  5.00pm: Secured to no 12 buoy

 

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13 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

  7.30am: Slipped and proceeded as requisite

  9.05am: Exercised general quarters; slipped target and carried out aiming rifle practice

11.30am: Stopped and took target in tow

12.45pm: Proceed towing target for HMS Penelope

  3.30pm: Proceeded into harbour

  5.10pm: Secured to no 12 buoy

 

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14 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

  8.30am: Slipped and proceeded as requisite

  9.10am: Slipped target and carried out aiming rifle practice

11.45am: Took target in tow

12.15pm: Proceeded towing target for HMS Penelope

  3.15pm: Proceeded into harbour

  5.20pm: Secured to nos 15 and 16 buoys

 

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15 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

  8.30am: Slipped and proceeded as requisite

  9.05am: Dropped target; carried out aiming rifle practice

11.45am: Took target in tow

  1.00pm: Proceeded with target in tow

  3.00pm: Proceeded into harbour

  3.55pm: Secured alongside Sheer jetty; read warrants 1 and 2

 

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16 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

  9.00am: Discharged 2 stokers to hospital

  5.00pm: Landed patrol

 

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17 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

  9.30am: Landed church parties

 

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18 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

  8.15am: Cast off and proceeded as requisite

  9.30am: Slipped target; carried out controlled firing with 6'' sub calibre and 4'' aiming rifle

  6.30pm: Carried out aiming rifle night firing; burnt searchlights

  8.15pm: Proceeded as requisite

10.00pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 21 fathoms, veered to 8 shackles

 

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19 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

12.45pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite

  1.15pm: Carried out firing with 6" and 4" guns at towed target

  7.45pm: Proceeded into harbour

  9.15pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 21 fathoms, veered to 8 shackles

 

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20 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

11.30am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite

  1.00pm: Carried out 1 dummy run and 1 service run from starboard 6" and 4" guns at towed target

  2.30pm: Secured; took target from HMS Penelope

  3.30pm: Proceeded into harbour

  5.15pm: Stopped and secured to no 6 buoy

 

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21 January 1915

Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

  8.30pm: Slipped and proceeded as requisite

  9.30am: Veered target – capsized and parted manilla; hoisted target; 1 thermometer found broken

11.15am: Proceeded into harbour

  1.45pm: Secured alongside Sheer jetty

  4.45pm: 1 AB returned from hospital

 

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22 January 1915

Gibraltar to Portland

Lat 36.1, Long -5.4

  2.00pm: Slipped and proceeded as requisite

  3.43pm: Tarifa Lighthouse abeam

  4.30pm: Passed merchant vessel steering E; passed 2 merchant vessels steering W

  4.45pm: Passed Russian merchant Dania W

 

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23 January 1915

Gibraltar to Portland

Lat 38.9, Long -9.8

  4.21am: St Vincent Lighthouse abeam

  1.30pm: Changed steering gear to bridge

 

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24 January 1915

Gibraltar to Portland

Lat 43.1, Long -9.4

  9.15am: Passed 2 steamers steering S

  9.30am: Passed 1 British steamer steering NE

11.30am: Passed 1 steamer steering SW

11.37am: Cape Torinana abeam, 6 miles

12.05pm: Passed Russian steamer Katio [possibly Katja] and 1 large steamer SW

12.10pm: Passed Greek steamer steering SW

12.20pm: Passed British steamer Fishpool steering SW

  4.50pm: Passed British steamer steering E

 

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25 January 1915

Gibraltar to Portland

Lat 47.6, Long -6.4

  1.00pm: Passed P & O liner steering SW

  5.10pm: Ushant Lighthouse N80E

  6.00pm: Darkened ship and placed night defence

  6.10pm: Commenced zigzagging every 10 minutes

 

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26 January 1915

Gibraltar to Portland

Lat 50.5, Long -2.4

  3.35am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in Portland harbour

  8.05am: Weighed and shifted berth to F6 buoy

11.00am: Discharged 3 ratings to hospital

  1.00pm: Discharged ratings for passage

  4.00pm: 1 ERA and 1 stoker joined ship

 

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27 January 1915

Portland to Harwich

Lat 50.5, Long -2.4

  8.20am: Oil tank came alongside

  6.15pm: Slipped and proceeded as requisite

  6.45pm: Shambles Light Vessel W, ½ mile; commenced zigzagging

  8.45pm: St Catherine's Lighthouse abeam, 5 miles

 

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28 January 1915

Portland to Harwich

Lat 51.9, Long 1.3

  2.20am: Varne Light Vessel abeam

  2.45am: Dover abeam; altered course as requisite through the Downs

  4.50am: Kentish Knock Light Vessel abeam

  6.25am: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor off Cork Light Vessel

  8.25am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite into Harwich Harbour

  9.10am: Secured to nos 9 and 10 buoys

  1.00pm: Divers examining starboard wing propeller; discharged 1 rating to hospital

  9.45pm: Commenced oiling ship

 

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29 January 1915

Harwich

Lat 51.9, Long 1.3

  1.40am: Finished oiling

 

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30 January 1915

Harwich to Chatham

Lat 51.4, Long 0.7

  8.00am: Slipped and proceeded as requisite; course as requisite through Black Deep and Thames Estuary

11.40am: Secured to no 7 buoy Sheerness

  3.15pm: Slipped and proceeded as requisite to Chatham

  3.55pm: Secured in N Lock

  4.55pm: Secured in No 1 Basin

 

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31 January 1915

Chatham

Lat 51.4, Long 0.5

12.20pm: Shifted berth to No 9 dock

 

LOG BOOK – FEBRUARY 1915

 

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1 February 1915

Chatham

Lat 51.4, Long 0.5

  1.00pm: Paid monthly payment

 

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2 February 1915

Chatham

Lat 51.4, Long 0.5

  1.00pm: Discharged 1 rating to hospital

  3.30pm: Commenced flooding dock

  5.30pm: Shifted berth to S Lock

 

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3 February 1915

Chatham to Harwich

Lat 51.6, Long 1.0

[estimated]

10.40am: Proceeded 12 knots, course as requisite for River Medway

  2.05pm: Secured; 4 4" guns manned

  3.40pm: Stopped; let go port anchor and moored ship 4 on each off Parkestone

 

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4 February 1915

Harwich

Lat 51.9, Long 1.3

10.00am: Oil tank came alongside

12.40pm: Oil tank cast off

 

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5 February 1915

Harwich to Queensferry

Lat 51.9, Long 1.3

  6.00pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite

  7.13pm: Sunk Light Vessel abeam, ½ mile

  8.00pm: North Hinder Light Vessel abeam, 2 miles

 

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6 February 1915

Harwich to Queensferry (Rosyth)

Lat 56.0, Long -2.5

[position for Bass Rock]

  9.30am: Norman McIver, Seaman RNR A3817, fell overboard and was lost

                Lost overboard 1 overall oilskin suit and lining for ditto and 1 pair rubber sea boots; hoses canvas 4, branch pipes 3

10.00am: Lost overboard 1 Whitby life buoy

      Noon: Passed Dutch merchant vessel steering E

  2.30pm: Bass Rock abeam

  4.10pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 6 fathoms veered to 4 shackles in D5 berth

  7.30pm: Oil tank came alongside

 

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7 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  2.05am: Oil tank cast off

  6.30pm: Weighed and shifted berth to D6

 

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8 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  2.00pm: Discharged 1 rating to hospital ship

 

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9 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

 

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10 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

10.00am: Discharged bugler RMLI to hospital

 

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11 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  6.30am: HMS Southampton and HMS Nottingham arrived

10.25am: [Tug] Attendant came alongside

12.35pm: Attendant cast off

 

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12 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

 

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13 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

 

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14 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  9.30am: Hands mustered by ledger and read certificates

 

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15 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

4.25pm: 2 ratings joined ship

 

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16 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  7.30am: HMS Seagull proceeded

  5.20pm: Oil tank came alongside

  6.40pm: Oil tank cast off; received 44 tons

 

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17 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  5.00pm: Discharged 2 signals ratings to HMS Princess Royal; 3 signals ratings joined from HMS Princess Royal

 

4edebffb14d04505780034d8: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0032_0.jpg)

 

18 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  5.00pm: Discharged 1 rating to HMS Hannibal

 

4edebffc14d04505780034d9: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0032_1.jpg)

 

19 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

11.30am: 1 rating joined from HMS Devonshire

  5.30pm: Discharged 1 signal rating to HMS Tiger

 

4edebffc14d04505780034da: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0033_0.jpg)

 

20 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  3.00pm: 1 rating joined from Portsmouth

 

4edebffc14d04505780034db: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0033_1.jpg)

 

21 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  7.00am: 1st Light Cruiser Squadron arrived

 

4edebffc14d04505780034dc: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0034_0.jpg)

 

22 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

 

4edebffc14d04505780034dd: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0034_1.jpg)

 

23 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

 

4edebffc14d04505780034de: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0035_0.jpg)

 

24 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  7.45am: HMS Cordelia arrived

10.30am: 1 signal rating joined ship

 

4edebffc14d04505780034df: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0035_1.jpg)

 

25 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  5.00pm: Discharged 1 signal rating to RNB Portsmouth

 

4edebffc14d04505780034e0: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0036_0.jpg)

 

26 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  7.00am: Oil tank came alongside

 

4edebffc14d04505780034e1: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0036_1.jpg)

 

27 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

  3.00am: 3rd Cruiser Squadron arrived

  9.00am: HM King George V visited fleet

  3.30pm: Hands cheered ship

  5.00pm: Read warrant No 3; discharged 1 stoker to HMS Princess Royal for punishment

 

4edebffd14d04505780034e2: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0037_0.jpg)

 

28 February 1915

Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

 

4edebffd14d04505780034e3: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0037_1.jpg)

4edebffd14d04505780034e4: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0038_0.jpg)

4edebffd14d04505780034e5: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0038_1.jpg)

4edebffd14d04505780034e6: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0039_0.jpg)

4edebffd14d04505780034e7: (https://s3.amazonaws.com:443/oldweather/ADM53-44799/0039_1.jpg)

 
 

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