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HMS LOWESTOFT - September 1919 to September 1920, UK out, Africa Station

Edited by Caro, Old Weather transcriber and Forum Moderator

HMS Lowestoft (Photo Ships, click to enlarge)

 

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Light Cruiser, ex-2nd class Cruiser, Birmingham-class

 

Pendant Nos.  17 (1914), 83 (1.18), (no pendant. from 4.18). Launched 23.4.13 Chatham DY. 5,440 tons, 457(oa), 430(pp)x50x16ft. Turbine 25000shp, 25.5kts. Armament: 9-6in, 1-3in AA, 2-21in tt. Armour: 3in sides, 2in deck. Complement: 480. 1st LCS 1914-15, 2nd LCS 1915-16, Mediterranean 1916-18. Battle Honours (and links to despatches, casualties, awards) Heligoland 28 Aug 1914, Dogger Bank 25 Jan 1915.. Sold 8.1.31 Ward, Milford Haven.(British Warships 1914-1919)

Joined 1st LCS and sank German merchantman Fernbellin in August 1914. Dogger Bank action in January 1915, then joined 2nd LCS as flagship February 1915-1916. Flagship 8th LCS Mediterranean 1916-19, then 6th LCS, Africa Station until 1924 (flagship from August 1921). (Battle honours - Heligoland 1914, Dogger Bank 1915). After further service on foreign stations sold in 1931. (Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906-21)

 

 

 

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LOG BOOK – SEPTEMBER 1919

 

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LOG

of

HMS Lowestoft

Commanded by Captain HEJ Aylmer RN

FOR THE PERIOD

Commencing the thirtieth day of September 1919

Ending the nineteenth day of September 1920

 

Tonnage (Displacement): 5440 tons

Extreme Length: 459 ft 6½ in

Extreme Breadth: 49 ft 10 in

ENGINES: Manufacturer    Fairfield Ship Building Co Ltd, Govan NB

                  IHP 22,000  Natural Draft 25,000  Forced Draft –

                  Description  Turbine

                  When Fixed on Board  1913

BOILERS: Manufacturer  Fairfield Ship Building Co Ltd

                  Description  Yarrow Small Tube

                  When made  1913

                  When put in Vessel  1913

PADDLE WHEELS OR SCREW PROPELLER:

                  Manufacturer  Fairfield Ship Building Co Ltd

                  Description  Solid, 3 Bladed, Manganese, Bronze, 2 in No

                  General State of Repair  Good

 

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Establishment of Ship's Company

 

Officers 34

Seamen and Boys 152

Marines 31

Engine-room Establishment 168

Other non-executive ratings 48

Total 433

 

BAROMETER

 

POSITION OF STANDARD COMPASS

 

DEVIATION OF STANDARD COMPASS

 

ARMAMENT

 

Position/ Nature and Number of Guns and Mountings

Forecastle  2 – 6" Mk XII PVII mtg

Upper deck 6 – 6" Mk XII PVII mtg

Quarter deck 1 – 6" Mk XII PVII mtg

Upper deck 1 – 3" 20 cwt Mk II on HA mtg

Waist 4 – 3 pr Hotchkiss (saluting)

          1 – 2 pr Pom Pom Mk II

 

Not mounted

  2 – .303 Maxims

10 – .303 Lewis guns

 

Torpedo Armaments

2 submerged tubes

7 21" torpedoes

 

BOATS

 

Number of        Length and

each carried     Description

1                       35' motor boat

2                       30' cutters

1                       34' cutter

2                       15' dinghies

2                       30' gigs

2                       27' whalers

1                       13½ ' balsa raft

 

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

 

 

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30 September 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

Captain HEJ Aylmer RN commissioned the ship for service on the Africa station with a ship's company from Chatham depot

 

 

LOG BOOK – OCTOBER 1919

 

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1 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

10.00am: Employed drawing stores

 

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2 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

10.00am: Employed provisioning ship

 

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3 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

 

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4 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

 

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5 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

 

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6 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

 

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7 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

 

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8 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

 

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9 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

  2.00pm: Employed preparing ship for coaling

  5.00pm: HMS Canterbury sailed

 

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10 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

  6.00am: Completed to full complement with draft from RNB [Royal Naval Base] Chatham

 

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11 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

 

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12 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

 

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13 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

  8.10am: Secured coal lighter alongside

  8.55am: Commenced coaling

  3.20pm: Completed coaling; received 250 tons

 

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14 October 1919

Pembroke Dock

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

  8.30am: Slipped from jetty; proceeded as required, tug in attendance, pilot in charge

  9.15am: Secured to Weare Buoy

  2.00pm: Commenced swinging, with tug, for adjustment of compasses

  5.00pm: Completed swinging

 

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RECORD OF OBSERVATIONS FOR DEVIATION

 

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DESCRIPTION AND POSITION OF CORRECTORS

 

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Comparisons of Standard with Compass not recorded on other side [blank]

 

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15 October 1919

Pembroke Dock to Plymouth

Lat 51.69333, Long -4.94584

  2.58pm: Proceeded as required

  4.03pm: St Anne's Lighthouse abeam

  6.45pm: Altered course 2 points to starboard to avoid steamer

10.12pm: Altered course 1 point to starboard to avoid vessel

 

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16 October 1919

Pembroke to Plymouth

Lat 50.4, Long -4.1

12.18am: Longships Lighthouse abeam

  2.12am: Lizard Lighthouse abeam

  3.20am: Eddystone Lighthouse right ahead

  7.06am: Stopped

  7.10am: Came to with port anchor in 5 fathoms, veered to 4 shackles

  9.32am: Weighed port anchor

  9.35am: Proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  9.58am: Stopped

10.02am: Secured to No7 buoy [Devonport]

10.30am: Secured ammunition lighters alongside; 1 OS 1c joined ship

11.00am: Employed ammunitioning ship

  3.00pm: Discharged 17 ratings (C&M* party) to RNB Devonport

  4.30pm: 3 shipwrights joined ship

 

*Care and Maintenance

 

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17 October 1919

Devonport

Lat 50.4, Long -4.2

  6.00am: 1 stoker PO, 1 leading stoker, 1 officers' cook joined ship

  8.30am: Paymaster Sub Lieutenant Hart joined ship

  6.00pm: Mr CW Byas midshipman joined ship

  9.00pm: 1 stoker joined ship

 

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18 October 1919

Devonport

Lat 50.4, Long -4.2

  9.00am: Reverend Whitehead joined ship

  4.30pm: Messrs W Foster, K Peard, G Ford, L Richardson, LD Slater, W Marshall, P Thomas, J Ruck-Keene, J Hawkins and H Clegg Midshipmen RN joined ship

 

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19 October 1919

Devonport

Lat 50.4, Long -4.2

  9.20am: Rear Admiral EV Underhill CB inspected ship

11.20am: Deputation from the Borough of Lowestoft, consisting of Mr Councillor Boardley, Mayor, Alderman Jenner [?], Alderman Brooke (ex mayor) and Mr RB Nicholson, Town Clerk

  1.30pm: Official presentation of silver bell and plate subscribed for by residents of Lowestoft

  3.45pm: Mayor of Plymouth, accompanied by the Town Clerk, arrived on board

  4.50pm: Deputation left ship

 

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20 October 1919

Devonport

Lat 50.4, Long -4.2

  6.00pm: Lieutenant Hudson joined ship

 

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21 October 1919

Devonport

Lat 50.4, Long -4.2

  8.30am: 2 ABs, 1 chief SBA, 1 telegraphist, 1 boy joined ship

11.00am: Lieutenant Lycett-Green joined ship

  3.00pm: Secured coal lighters alongside

 

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22 October 1919

Devonport

Lat 50.4, Long -4.2

  8.05am: Commenced coaling

  5.00pm: Completed coaling; received 780 tons

 

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23 October 1919

Plymouth to Las Palmas

Lat 50.4, Long -4.2

  8.00am: Discharged 1 officers' steward to RNB Devonport

  9.00am: 2 stokers, 1 victualling assistant joined ship

  5.00pm: Slipped; proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  5.30pm: Stopped; disembarked pilot

  5.40pm: Proceeded as required

  6.00pm: Out paravanes

  6.52pm: Eddystone Lighthouse abeam to port

  7.20pm: Altered course S58W to avoid vessel

 

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24 October 1919

Plymouth to Las Palmas

Lat 47.4, Long -6.8

  1.00am: Speed reduced as required passing through fog banks

  3.30am: Ushant Lighthouse (glow) on port bow

 

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25 October 1919

Plymouth to Las Palmas

Lat 43.3, Long -9.8

  6.15pm: Altered course S43W to avoid ship

  6.38pm: Resumed course

 

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26 October 1919

Plymouth to Las Palmas

Lat 38.6, Long -11.7

 

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27 October 1919

Plymouth to Las Palmas

Lat 33.8, Long -13.4

 

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28 October 1919

Plymouth to Las Palmas

Lat 28.0, Long -15.0

  2.30pm: Isleta (Gran Canaria) S32W

  5.00pm: Saluted Spanish flag, 21 guns

  5.08pm: Stopped; embarked pilot

  5.18pm: Proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  5.28pm: Came to with starboard bower anchor in 5 fathoms, veered to 5 shackles

 

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29 October 1919

Las Palmas

Lat 28.1. Long -15.4

  6.30am: Secured coal lighter alongside

  8.30am: Commenced coaling with native labour

10.55am: British Consul paid official visit; saluted, 7 guns

  5.26pm: Completed coaling; received 657 tons

 

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30 October 1919

Las Palmas

Lat 28.1. Long -15.4

11.15am: Saluted Brigadier General, 11 guns

11.32am: Saluted Governor, 17 guns

 

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31 October 1919

Las Palmas to Sierra Leone

Lat 27.2, Long -15.3

  7.15am: Weighed starboard anchor; proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  7.24am: Stopped; disembarked pilot

  7.30am: Proceeded

  9.15am: Areynaga Lighthouse abeam

 

 

LOG BOOK – NOVEMBER 1919

 

The following months of this log show relatively high numbers on the sick list, presumably caused by the continuing influenza pandemic of 1918/1919. Only daily numbers over 10 have been included here.

 

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1 November 1919

Las Palmas to Sierra Leone

Lat 23.2, Long -17.1

11.00am: Entered Tropic of Cancer

 

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2 November 1919

Las Palmas to Sierra Leone

Lat 18.5, Long -18.1

10 on sick list

 

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3 November 1919

Las Palmas to Sierra Leone

Lat 14.2, Long -17.6

 

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4 November 1919

Las Palmas to Sierra Leone

Lat 10.2, Long -16.4

15 on sick list

 

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5 November 1919

Las Palmas to Sierra Leone

Lat 8.5, Long -13.2

15 on sick list

  8.00am: Passed wreck awash and aground

  9.33am: Came to with port anchor in 13½ fathoms, veered to 5 shackles; found HMS Birmingham; discharged Commander Custance RN and Mr Fraser gunner T 1c to HMS Birmingham

  4.30pm: Discharged 1 stoker to Colonial Hospital, Freetown

 

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6 November 1919

Sierra Leone

Lat 8.5, Long -13.2

16 on sick list

  1.10am: Tornado passed over ship [until 2.15am]

  6.40am: Secured coal lighters alongside

  7.40am: Commenced coaling with native labour

12.30pm: Lost by accident boatswain's call, 1 in number

  4.00pm: Discharged 1 private RMLI to Colonial Hospital

  6.00pm: Completed coaling; received 570 tons

  6.10pm: Departed this life by drowning Alex-F Stutter, stoker 1c, ON K27724; body not recovered

  8.00pm: Read warrant 2

 

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7 November 1919

Sierra Leone

Lat 8.5, Long -13.2

16 on sick list

  3.40am: Heavy shower

  9.00am: Recovered body of Alex-F Stutter, stoker 1c

  3.45pm: Landed funeral party

  5.15pm: Funeral party returned

 

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8 November 1919

Sierra Leone

Lat 8.5, Long -13.2

15 on sick list

  7.00am: Employed spreading awnings and cleaning ship

 

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9 November 1919

Sierra Leone

Lat 8.5, Long -13.2

12 on sick list

  9.00am: Employed spreading side screens

 

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10 November 1919

Sierra Leone

Lat 8.5, Long -13.2

13 on sick list

  2.15am: Heavy rain squall

 

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11 November 1919

Sierra Leone

Lat 8.5, Long -13.2

12 on sick list

  9.30am: Secured coal lighters alongside

10.10am: Commenced coaling with native labour

11.00am: 2 minutes' silence in memory of Armistice Day

  5.00pm: Lost overboard by accident potatoes 135 lb

11.40pm: Weighed port anchor; proceeded as required

 

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12 November 1919

Sierra Leone to St Paul de Loanda [Luanda] and Walfisch Bay [Walvis Bay]

Lat 6.8, Long -13.1

12 on sick list

12.13am: Cape Sierra Leone Lighthouse astern

  4.40am: Tornado passed over ship: brought ship stern to wind to secure awnings

 

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13 November 1919

Sierra Leone to St Paul de Loanda and Walfisch Bay

Lat 3.8, Long -10.4

11 on sick list

  4.00pm: Read warrant 3

 

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14 November 1919

Sierra Leone to St Paul de Loanda and Walfisch Bay

Lat 2.1, Long -7.1

14 on sick list

11.30am: Lost by accident one lining for 3 gallon tea urn

 

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15 November 1919

Sierra Leone to St Paul de Loanda and Walfisch Bay

Lat 0.3, Long -3.0

13 on sick list

  7.00pm: Crossed Equator

 

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16 November 1919

Sierra Leone to St Paul de Loanda and Walfisch Bay

Lat -1.5, Long 0.9

14 on sick list

 

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17 November 1919

Sierra Leone to St Paul de Loanda and Walfisch Bay

Lat -3.7, Long 4.2

15 on sick list

11.00pm: Dense clouds with drizzly rain

 

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18 November 1919

Sierra Leone to St Paul de Loanda and Walfisch Bay

Lat -8.1, Long 6.4

15 on sick list

10.00am: Employed shifting coal from reserve bunkers

 

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19 November 1919

Sierra Leone to St Paul de Loanda and Walfisch Bay

Lat -12.3, Long 8.3

13 on sick list

 

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20 November 1919

Sierra Leone to St Paul de Loanda and Walfisch Bay

Lat -10.1, Long 11.4

16 on sick list

 

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21 November 1919

St Paul de Loanda

Lat -13.4, Long 8.9

15 on sick list

  1.25am: Sighted Palmeirinhas Lighthouse E

  8.00am: Saluted Portuguese national flag, 21 guns

10.00am: Saluted Captain of Port, 11 guns.

11.00am: Saluted British Consul General, 11 guns

 

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22 November 1919

St Paul de Loanda to Walfisch Bay

Lat -13.4, Long 8.9

16 on sick list

  5.20am: Commenced coaling

  8.00pm: Completed coaling; received 300 tons

  9.15pm: Weighed starboard anchor and proceeded

 

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23 November 1919

St Paul de Loanda to Walfisch Bay

Lat -10.9, Long 12.2

17 on sick list

12.48am: Palmeirinhas Lighthouse abeam

 

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24 November 1919

St Paul de Loanda to Walfisch Bay

Lat -14.7, Long 11.3

14 on sick list

 

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25 November 1919

St Paul de Loanda to Walfisch Bay

Lat -18.1, Long 11.5

13 on sick list

10.15am: Sighted land on port beam

 

 

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26 November 1919

St Paul de Loanda to Walfisch Bay

Lat -21.0, Long 13.0

11 on sick list

 

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27 November 1919

St Paul de Loanda to Walfisch Bay

Lat -22.9, Long 14.5

  7.20am: Sighted land on port beam

11.33am: Came to with starboard anchor in 4½ fathoms, veered to 5 shackles; found HMS Dwarf

 

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28 November 1919

Walfisch Bay

Lat -22.9, Long 14.5

10 on sick list

 

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29 November 1919

Walfisch Bay

Lat -22.9, Long 14.5

 

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30 November 1919

Walfisch Bay

Lat -22.9, Long 14.5

13 on sick list

  6.00pm: Secured coal lighters alongside

 

 

LOG BOOK – DECEMBER 1919

 

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1 December 1919

Walfisch Bay

Lat -22.9, Long 14.5

21 on sick list

   8.00am: Dressed ship with masthead flags

10.15.am: Proceeded HMS Dwarf for firing exercises

      Noon: Fired salute 21 guns, occasion being anniversary of birthday of Queen Mother Alexandra

 

2 December 1919

 

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RECORD OF OBSERVATIONS FOR DEVIATION

 

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DESCRIPTION AND POSITION OF CORRECTORS

 

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Walfisch Bay to Simonstown

Lat -22.9, Long 14.4

22 on sick list

  6.00am: Commenced coaling

  9.30am: Completed coaling; received 114 tons

  9.42am: Weighed starboard anchor

  9.55am: Proceeded as required to adjust compasses and swing ship

11.30am: Completed swinging ship; courses as required

 

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3 December 1919

Walfisch Bay to Simonstown

Lat -27.5, Long 14.4

22 on sick list

 

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4 December 1919

Walfisch Bay to Simonstown

Lat -31.8, Long 16.7

23 on sick list

  6.30pm: Lost overboard by accident fenders brass, pattern 1318, 1 in number

  9.15pm: Dassen Island Lighthouse S52E

11.45pm: Robben Island Lighthouse S55E

 

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5 December 1919

Walfisch Bay to Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

18 on sick list

12.45am: Sighted Slangkop Lighthouse

12.50am: Robben Island Lighthouse abeam

  3.00am: Cape of Good Hope Lighthouse S55E

  6.48am: Came to with starboard anchor in 10 fathoms, veered to 3 shackles

  7.48am: Weighed starboard anchor and proceeded as required

  8.20am: Secured alongside East Breakwater

  9.15am: Commenced coaling

  9.00pm: Ceased coaling; received 533 tons

 

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6 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

16 on sick list

  6.55am: Commenced coaling

11.00am: Completed coaling; received 185 tons

 

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7 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

14 on sick list

 

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8 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.30pm: Read warrant 4

 

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9 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.30am: Employed refitting, returning stores and as required

 

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10 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.30pm: Read warrant 5

 

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11 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Commenced warping ship to entrance

  8.45am: Secured to flagship's moorings

  1.15pm: Arrived HMS Birmingham

 

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12 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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13 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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14 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.30am: Rear Admiral the Honourable ES Fitzherbert CB inspected ship and ship's company

 

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15 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

12.30pm: Discharged 1 stoker to RNH [Royal Naval Hospital]

 

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16 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  1.00pm: Landed funeral party

  3.55pm: Funeral party returned

[WESTLEY, John, Krooman, (no service number listed), died 15 December 1919, illness]

 

 

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17 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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18 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  5.00pm: 3 stokers joined ship

 

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19 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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20 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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21 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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22 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.40pm: Read warrants 6, 7 and 8

 

 

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23 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.00am: Discharged 1 stoker 1c to RNH

 

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24 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.30pm: Read warrants 9, 10 and 11

  5.00pm: Discharged 1 AB and 1 private RMLI to RN Detention Quarters

 

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25 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.30am: Landed RC, Wesleyan and Presbyterian church parties

 

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26 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  1.30pm: Discharged Mr Smith bosun to RNH

 

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27 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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28 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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29 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  2.00pm: Employed painting and provisioning ship

 

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30 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.38am: Slipped and proceeded as required

  7.58am: Stopped; secured wires from dockyard

  8.10am: Secured alongside East Breakwater

10.30am: Major Hobson RMLI inspected marine detachment

 

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31 December 1919

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  3.00pm: Lieutenant Hudson RN placed under open arrest

 

 

LOG BOOK – JANUARY 1920

 

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1 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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2 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.30am: Discharged 1 PO for passage to England

 

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3 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.00pm: Read warrant 12

 

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4 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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5 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.00am: Exercised land every available man

 

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6 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.40am: Commenced warping off breakwater

  8.08am: Secured to flagship's moorings

11.30am: Lost overboard by accident 1 suction rose piece for submersible pump

 

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7 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Fired court martial gun

  9.30am: Court martial assembled on board for trial of Lieutenant Hudson RN

  6.30pm: Court martial dissolved; released Lieutenant Hudson RN from open arrest

 

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8 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10 on sick list

  5.00pm: Read warrants 13, 14 and 15

 

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9 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.24am: Slipped; proceeded as required

10.05am: Opened fire with sub-calibre at towed target

10.56am: Ceased fire; completed firing exercises

11.50am: Secured to flagship's moorings

 

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10 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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11 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

12 on sick list

  8.10pm: Employed divers to clear main inlet of steam launch No 62

 

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12 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10 on sick list

10.00am: Carried out test of all boats for buoyancy

 

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13 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

13 on sick list

 

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14 January 1920

Simonstown and at sea

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

15 on sick list

  9.25am: Slipped and proceeded as required

  9.52am: Fired torpedo (port tube)

10.47am: Fired torpedo (starboard tube)

11.05am: Proceeded as required

  1.15pm: Opened fire; carried out sub-calibre firing at towed target

  1.37pm: Ceased fire; completed sub-calibre practice

  2.24pm: Came to with port anchor in 9 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles

 

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15 January 1920

Simonstown and at sea

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

13 on sick list

  9.27am: Weighed port anchor

10.14am: Opened fire with 6" (reduced charge) at towed target

10.20am: Completed firing

10.42am: Exercised HA [high angle] firing

11.47am: Came to with port anchor in 9 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles

  8.24pm: Weighed port anchor; proceeded

  9.10pm: Proceeded 100 revs; courses as required for night firing (sub-calibre and HA star shell)

10.30pm: Completed firing

 

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16 January 1920

Simonstown to Capetown

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

13 on sick list

  1.17am: Cape Point Lighthouse abeam

  6.26am: Stopped; embarked pilot

  6.30am: Proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  7.15am: Secured alongside No 2 jetty (east side)

  8.20am: Commenced coaling with native labour

  2.00pm: Received 218.3 tons oil fuel

  9.45pm: Ceased coaling; received 503 tons

 

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17 January 1920

Cape Town

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

13 on sick list

  7.15am: Recommenced coaling

  4.20pm: Completed coaling; received 277 tons

 

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18 January 1920

Cape Town

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

13 on sick list

 

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19 January 1920

Cape Town to Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.2, Long 18.0

14 on sick list

  7.07am: Slipped; proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  7.23am: Stopped; disembarked pilot

10.40am: Dassen Island Lighthouse abeam to port

  1.36pm: Stopped; lowered boats

  1.42pm: Proceeded, course and speed as required for running torpedoes

  2.11pm: Fired torpedo

  2.30pm: Picked up torpedo

  4.58pm: Came to with port anchor in 6 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles [Houtjes Bay]

  5.10pm: Let go starboard anchor, veered to 3 shackles

 

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20 January 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

18 on sick list

  7.30am: Weighed starboard anchor

 

4caf87f1cadfd3419701d5ab: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-47336/ADM53-47336-067_1.jpg)

 

21 January 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

20 on sick list

 

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22 January 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

18 on sick list

  4.30pm: Read warrant 19

 

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23 January 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

19 on sick list

  8.30am: Weighed port anchor by hand

  8.57am: Proceeded as required for running torpedoes

  9.07am: Fired torpedo

  9.43am: Fired torpedo

10.00am: Proceeded as required

10.10am: Came to with port anchor in 4½ fathoms, veered to 5½ shackles

 

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24 January 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

18 on sick list

 

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25 January 1920

Saldanha Bay to Cape Town

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

20 on sick list

Noon: Weighed port anchor and proceeded as required

  2.52pm: Dassen Island Lighthouse abeam

  6.00pm: Stopped; embarked pilot

  6.12pm: Proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  8.35pm: Secured alongside No 2 jetty, west side

 

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26 January 1920

Cape Town

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

17 on sick list

  7.35am: Commenced coaling with native labour

  2.25pm: Completed coaling; received 291 tons

 

4caf87f1cadfd3419701d5b1: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-47336/ADM53-47336-070_1.jpg)

 

27 January 1920

Cape Town to Simonstown

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

15 on sick list

  6.04am: Slipped; proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  6.17am: Stopped; disembarked pilot

  6.20am: Proceeded

  9.42am: Courses as required for rounding Cape of Good Hope

10.38am: Let go port lifebuoy; full astern both

11.00am: Proceeded 110 revs, courses as required for sub-calibre practice at towed target

11.20am: Opened fire

11.40am: Ceased fire; completed practice

     Noon: Courses as required for approaching anchorage

12.15pm: Came to with port anchor in 10 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles

  2.30pm: Discharged 1 stoker, 1 officers' steward, 1 private RMLI to RNH

  5.00pm: 1 stoker rejoined ship from RNH

 

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28 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

12 on sick list

11.55am: Arrived HMS Birmingham and secured to flagship's moorings

12.30pm: Lost overboard by accident fenders coir 1 in number

  2.10pm: Veered to 8 shackles on port and 2 shackles on starboard

  2.30pm: Discharged 1 stoker PO to RNH

  4.30pm: Read warrant 20

 

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29 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10 on sick list

  3.00pm: 1 stoker, 1 officers' cook rejoined ship from RNH

 

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30 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10 on sick list

  6.20pm: Weighed starboard anchor

  9.16am: Weighed port anchor

  9.20am: Proceeded

10.00am: Courses as required for full calibre firing at towed target

10.05am: Opened fire

10.10am: Completed firing

10.37am: Courses as required for anchoring

10.40am: Came to with port anchor in 10 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles

 

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31 January 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.30pm: Read warrant 21

 

Inserted note:

H = Lieutenant Hickling

M = Lieutenant Morris

S = Lieutenant Small

P = Sub Lieutenant Prendergast

Hu = Lieutenant Hudson

 

 

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30 January 1920

[duplicate]

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

[Log entries obscured]

 

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31 January 1920

[duplicate]

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

 

LOG BOOK – FEBRUARY 1920

 

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1 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.55pm: Let go starboard anchor, veered to 3 shackles; veered to 9 shackles on port anchor

 

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2 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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3 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.32am: Slipped and proceeded as required

10.45am: Courses and speeds as required for full calibre throw off firing, HMS Birmingham as target ship

10.50am: Opened fire

11.15am: Courses and speeds as required to take up position as target ship

12.15pm: Courses and speeds as required to take up position as torpedo target ship

  1.16pm: Courses and speeds as required for dummy torpedo runs

  2.58pm: Completed runs

  3.05pm: Took station astern of HMS Birmingham

  4.10pm: Came to with port anchor in 10 fathoms, veered to 7 shackles

  4.13pm: Let go starboard anchor, veered to 3 shackles

 

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4 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

11 on sick list

11.00am: Lost overboard by accident head piece of Y1 6" gun complete

 

 

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5 February 1920

Simonstown to Mossel Bay

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.00am: Discharged 1 officers' steward 1c to RNH

12.55pm: Weighed starboard anchor

  1.09pm: Weighed port anchor; proceeded

10.19pm: Cape Agulhas Lighthouse abeam

 

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6 February 1920

Simonstown to Mossel Bay

Lat -34.2, Long 22.1

  9.49am: Came to with port anchor in 6 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles

 

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7 February 1920

Mossel Bay

Lat -34.2, Long 22.1

 

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8 February 1920

Mossel Bay

Lat -34.2, Long 22.1

  7.00am: Divers employed cleaning circulator inlets

 

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9 February 1920

Mossel Bay

Lat -34.2, Long 22.1

 

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10 February 1920

Mossel Bay to Simonstown

Lat -34.6, Long 21.3

  6.02am: Weighed port anchor

  6.04am: Proceeded

  6.00pm: Cape Agulhas Lighthouse abeam

  8.15pm: Port Danger Lighthouse N14W

 

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11 February 1920

Mossel Bay to Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

12.30am: Cape Point Lighthouse N25W

  5.39am: Came to with port anchor in 10 fathoms, veered to 4 shackles

  7.50am: Weighed port anchor; proceeded as required

  8.00am: Secured wires on board

  8.15am: Secured alongside West Pier

10.00am: Employed disembarking ammunition

  1.52pm: Commenced warping into dry dock

  2.15pm: Secured in dry dock

  4.30pm: Read warrant 22

 

While in dry dock, until the end of February, HMS Lowestoft was scraped down, painted and cleaned.

 

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12 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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13 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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14 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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15 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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16 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  1.00pm: Discharged 1 AB to RNH

 

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17 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.30pm: Read warrant 23

 

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18 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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19 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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20 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.00am: Discharged 1 ship's cook 1c for passage to England

 

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21 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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22 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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23 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  3.00pm: Discharged 1 leading stoker to RNH

 

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24 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  1.00pm: Discharged 1 leading stoker and 1 stoker to RNH

  4.30pm: Read warrant 24

 

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25 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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26 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

 

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27 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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28 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

 

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29 February 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

 

LOG BOOK – MARCH 1920

 

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1 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.10am: Commenced warping out of dock

  9.30am: Secured alongside West Pier

11.00am: Employed ammunitioning ship

 

The painting and cleaning continues ...

 

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2 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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3 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  10.05am: Slipped; commenced warping to East Breakwater

  10.30am: Secured in C berth

 

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4 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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5 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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6 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.30pm: Read warrant 25

 

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7 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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8 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.30am: Discharged 1 RPO, 2 ABs, 2 stokers, 1 private RMLI to RNH

 

9 March 1920

 

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Comparison of Standard with Compasses not recorded on other side [blank]

 

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RECORD OF OBSERVATIONS FOR DEVIATION

 

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DESCRIPTION AND POSITION OF CORRECTORS

 

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Simonstown to Cape Town

Lat -34.4, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Commenced to warp off breakwater

  8.30am: Commenced swinging ship

  9.20am: Completed

11.32am: Proceeded

  1.16pm: Slangkop Lighthouse abeam

  2.54pm: Stopped; embarked pilot

  3.02pm: Proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  3.30pm: Secured in No 1 berth, South Pier

 

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10 March 1920

Cape Town

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

  7.20am: Commenced coaling with native labour

  5.00pm: Ceased coaling; received 499.05 tons (Welsh)

 

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11 March 1920

Cape Town

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

  7.30am: Commenced coaling

  1.30pm: Completed coaling; received 200 tons (Natal and Tendega)

 

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12 March 1920

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

  1.31pm: Slipped; proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  1.46pm: Disembarked pilot

  1.48pm: Proceeded

  4.00pm: Slangkop Lighthouse abeam

  8.45pm: Danger Point Lighthouse S62E

 

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13 March 1920

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

Lat -34.8, Long 21.7

  3.00am: Cape Agulhas Lighthouse abeam

 

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14 March 1920

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

Lat -34.0, Long 25.4

  1.42am: Cape St Francis Lighthouse N77E

  9.38am: Came to with port anchor in 29 fathoms, veered to 7 shackles

10.37am: Weighed port anchor and proceeded as required

11.51am: Came to with starboard anchor in 7 fathoms, veered to 5 shackles

 

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15 March 1920

Port Elizabeth

Lat -34.0, Long 25.4

  6.25am: Weighed starboard anchor and proceeded as required

  6.44am: Came to with starboard anchor in 6 fathoms, veered to 5 shackles

 

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16 March 1920

Port Elizabeth

Lat -34.0, Long 25.6

 

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17 March 1920

Port Elizabeth

Lat -34.0, Long 25.6

  8.30pm: Illuminated ship

10.00pm: Switched off

 

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18 March 1920

Port Elizabeth

Lat -34.0, Long 25.6

  5.45pm: Let go port anchor, veered to 3 shackles; veered to 8 shackles on starboard

  8.30pm: Illuminated ship

10.00pm: Switched off

 

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19 March 1920

Port Elizabeth

Lat -34.0, Long 25.6

  9.00am: Weighed port anchor; shortened into 5 shackles on starboard

 

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20 March 1920

Port Elizabeth

Lat -34.0, Long 25.6

 

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21 March 1920

Port Elizabeth

Lat -34.0, Long 25.6

 

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22 March 1920

Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

Lat -34.3, Long 24.9

  7.00am: Weighed starboard anchor; proceeded as required

12.18pm: Cape St Francis Lighthouse abeam

 

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23 March 1920

Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

Lat -34.8, Long 19.5

  8.38pm: Slangkop Lighthouse abeam

11.08pm: Came to with starboard anchor in 8 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles

 

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24 March 1920

Cape Town

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

  6.15am: Weighed starboard anchor and proceeded, pilot in charge

  6.40am: Secured alongside No 6 wharf

  7.30am: Commenced coaling with native labour

  8.00am: Mr White Boatswain RN joined ship

  9.00am: Employed reeving* paravane gear and as required; divers employed reeving paravane chains

  5.00pm: Ceased coaling; received 449.5 tons (Welsh)

 

*Threading through a ring or other aperture

 

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25 March 1920

Cape Town

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

12 on sick list

  7.30am: Commenced coaling

11.30am: Completed coaling; received 181 tons (native)

 

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26 March 1920

Cape Town to Simonstown

Lat -34.4, Long 18.4

  6.30am: Discharged 2 stokers and 1 AB for passage to England

  8.00am: Slipped; proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  8.15am: Disembarked pilot

     Noon: Ship rolling heavily; maximum roll 30 degrees

  2.35pm: Secured alongside East Breakwater (C berth)

 

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27 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.30am: 1 leading stoker, 2 ABs, 1 cook's mate joined ship

  2.00pm: Discharged 1 stoker to RNH

 

4caf87f1cadfd3419701d5f4: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-47336/ADM53-47336-104_0.jpg)

 

28 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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29 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.30pm: Read warrants 25, 26 and 27; 1 officers' steward joined ship

 

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30 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  3.00pm: 1 stoker PO rejoined ship from RNH

 

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31 March 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

11.00am: Employed returning stores and as required

 

 

LOG BOOK – APRIL 1920

 

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1 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.00pm: Read warrant 28

 

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2 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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3 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.30pm: Read warrant 29

 

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4 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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5 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.30pm: Discharged 7 stokers to HMS Birmingham

 

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6 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  4.20pm: Sailed HMS Birmingham

 

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7 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.30am: Employed ranging cable on jetty for survey and as required

 

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8 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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9 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  3.30pm: 1 stoker rejoined ship from RNH

 

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10 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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11 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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12 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  5.30pm: 4 officers' stewards joined ship

 

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13 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.30am: Discharged 1 stoker to HMS Birmingham

 

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14 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  1.00pm: Discharged 1 private RMLI to RNH

 

 

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15 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  3.00pm: 1 RPO and 1 private RMLI rejoined ship from RNH

 

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16 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

11.00am: Discharged 1 cook and 1 officers' steward for passage to England

  3.30pm: 1 AB and 1 stoker rejoined ship from RNH

 

 

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17 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  5.00pm: Discharged 1 private RMLI to HMS Afrikander

 

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18 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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19 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  10.00am: Boys at school

 

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20 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  1.00pm: Discharged 1 OS to RNH

  2.00pm: Boys at school

 

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21 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.00am: Boys at school

 

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22 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.00am: Boys at school

 

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23 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.30am: Discharged 1 officers' steward II and 1 leading stoker for passage to England

  1.00pm: Boys at school

 

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24 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  3.00pm: 4 ABs rejoined ship from RNH

 

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25 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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26 April 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Commenced warping off wall

  8.13am: Slipped all wires; proceeded as required

  8.20am: Came to with port anchor in 9½ fathoms, veered to 4 shackles

  5.50pm: Weighed port anchor and proceeded as required

  6.30pm: Proceeded as required for sub-calibre night firing

  9.05pm: Courses as required for anchorage

  9.21pm: Came to with port anchor in 9½ fathoms, veered to 5 shackles

 

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27 April 1920

Simonstown to Saldanha Bay

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.03am: Weighed port anchor; proceeded as required

  9.55am: Courses as required for sub-calibre firing

12.42pm: Came to with port anchor in 9 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles

  8.06pm: Weighed port anchor and proceeded as required

 

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28 April 1920

Simonstown to Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 17.5

12.57am: Slangkop Lighthouse abeam

  3.00am: Robben Island Lighthouse abeam

  6.00am: Dassen Island Lighthouse abeam

  8.30am: Courses as required for entering Saldanha Bay

  9.30am: Proceeded as required for firing torpedoes

10.05am: Fired torpedo (starboard tube)

10.49am: Fired torpedo (port tube)

11.19am: Came to with starboard anchor in 5 fathoms, veered to 4 shackles

 

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29 April 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

 

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30 April 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

 

 

LOG BOOK – MAY 1920

 

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1 May 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

11.40am: Let go port anchor, veered to 4 shackles; veered to 8 shackles on starboard

 

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2 May 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

  6.30am: Weighed port anchor; shortened in to 4 shackles on starboard

 

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3 May 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

10.35am: Stokers exercised at boat pulling

 

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4 May 1920

Saldanha Bay to Capetown

Lat -33.2, Long 18.1

  8.20am: Weighed starboard anchor; proceeded as required

  8.50am: Fired torpedo

12.33pm: Dassen Island abeam

  3.55pm: Stopped and as required; embarked pilot

  4.00pm: Proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  4.30pm: Secured alongside No 6 jetty

 

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5 May 1920

Cape Town to Simonstown

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

  7.20am: Commenced coaling with native labour

11.07am: Completed coaling; received 233 tons

11.43am: Slipped; proceeded as required with pilot in charge

11.58am: Disembarked pilot; proceeded

  2.00pm: Slangkop Lighthouse abeam

  4.00pm: Courses as required for rounding Cape of Good Hope

  5.37pm: Came to with port anchor in 9½ fathoms, veered to 5½ shackles; discharged 1 OS to RNH

 

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6 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Dressed ship overall, reason being anniversary of accession of HM King George V

  9.06am: Weighed port anchor; undressed ship

10.06am: Courses as required for full calibre firing

11.16am: Came to with port anchor in 9½ fathoms, veered to 6 shackles; dressed ship

     Noon: Fired salute, 21 guns

  1.55pm: Let go starboard anchor, veered to 1 shackle

  6.00pm: Undressed ship

 

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7 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.30am: Weighed starboard anchor

  7.32am: Weighed port anchor; proceeded as required

  7.55am: Secured alongside West Pier

10.00am: Employed disembarking ammunition

  1.54pm: Slipped; commenced warping into dry dock

  2.15pm: Secured in dry dock

 

HMS Lowestoft remained in dry dock until 20 May

for refitting, scraping, painting and cleaning

 

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8 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.30am: 1 boy rejoined ship from RNH

  2.30pm: Discharged 1 yeoman signalman, 1 PO, 1 stoker and 1 AB to RNH

 

 

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9 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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10 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  3.00pm: Divers examining under water fittings

 

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11 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.00am: Divers examining under water fittings

  4.30pm: Read warrant 30

 

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12 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.30am: Divers examining under water fittings

 

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13 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  2.00pm: Arrived HMS Birmingham

 

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14 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.30am: 7 stokers joined ship from HMS Birmingham

  4.40pm: Read warrants 31 and 32

 

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15 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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16 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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17 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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18 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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19 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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20 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.04am: Commenced warping out of dock

  8.40am: Secured alongside East Breakwater, C berth

10.00am: Employed ammunitioning ship

 

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21 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Commenced coaling

10.20am: 1 joiner 4th class, 2 boys discharged for passage to England

  2.25pm: Completed coaling; received 317 tons

 

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22 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.54am: Commenced warping off wall

  8.00am: Slipped all wires; proceeded as required

  8.22am: Secured to No 4 moorings

 

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23 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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24 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.58am: Sailed HMS Birmingham

  9.10am: Slipped; proceeded as required

  9.15am: Courses as required to take up position for firing

10.04am: Opened fire with 6" full charge

10.54am: Courses as required to take up position as target ship for HMS Birmingham

11.38am: Practice completed

12.48pm: Came to with starboard anchor in 9½ fathoms, veered to 7 shackles

  5.14pm: Weighed starboard anchor and proceeded as required

  5.55pm: Opened fire with 6" sub-calibre at towed target

  6.56pm: Opened fire with 6" full calibre

  7.50pm: Let go starboard anchor, veered to 2 shackles; secured to No 4 moorings

  8.15pm: Weighed starboard anchor

 

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25 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.32am: Let go starboard anchor

11.00am: Heavy rain squall; wind backed to west; set anchor watch

  3.00pm: Ceased anchor watch

 

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26 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Dressed ship overall, occasion being the anniversary of the birthday of HM the Queen

     Noon: Fired royal salute, 21 guns

  5.45pm: Undressed ship

 

 

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27 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.30am: Discharged 4 leading stokers and 2 stokers for passage to England

 

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28 May 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.00am: Vice Admiral ES Fitzherbert inspected ship

 

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29 May 1920

Simonstown to Gans Bay

Lat -34.3, Long 19.1

  8.22am: Slipped; proceeded as required

12.50pm: Came to with starboard anchor in 15 fathoms, veered to 8 shackles

 

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30 May 1920

Gans Bay to Hermanus

Lat -34.4, Long 19.2

  8.15am: Weighed starboard anchor and proceeded as required

  9.12am: Came to with port anchor in 22 fathoms, veered to 8 shackles

 

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31 May 1920

Hermanus to Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Dressed ship overall, occasion being Union Day

12.20pm: Weighed port anchor; undressed ship; proceeded as required

  4.14pm: Let go port anchor, veered to 1½ shackles

  4.20pm: Secured to No 4 moorings

  4.25pm: Weighed port anchor

 

 

LOG BOOK – JUNE 1920

 

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1 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.30am: Royal Marine detachment landed for route march

 

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2 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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3 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Dressed ship overall, occasion being the anniversary of the birthday of HM King George V

     Noon: Fired salute, 21 guns

  5.43pm: Undressed ship

 

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4 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.55am: Let go port anchor

  2.00pm: Set anchor watch

  2.10pm: Heavy squall

 

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5 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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6 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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7 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.48am: Slipped; proceeded as required

11.11am: Let go port anchor, veered to 6½ shackles; picked up dockyard wires

11.35am: Secured alongside East Breakwater, A berth

  1.25pm: Commenced coaling

  4.45pm: Ceased coaling; 1 private RMLI rejoined ship from RNH

 

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8 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.30am: Commenced coaling

10.10am: Completed coaling; received 406 tons

 

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9 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  3.00pm: 1 leading stoker and 1 private RMLI discharged to RNH

 

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10 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.30am: RMLI detachment landed for drill

 

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11 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  2.00pm: 2 chief stokers, 1 stoker PO, 1 leading stoker, 2 stokers and 1 OS joined ship

 

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12 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  5.00pm: Read warrant 35

 

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13 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

11.00am: 1 AB joined ship

11.45am: Landed party to attend funeral of Brigadier General HSL Ravenshaw CMG

 

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14 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.45am: Commenced warping out of harbour

10.47am: Let go starboard anchor

11.02am: Weighed port anchor

11.22am: Weighed starboard anchor; slipped all wires; proceeded as required

11.29am: Let go starboard anchor

11.35am: Secured to No 4 moorings

11.42am: Weighed starboard anchor

  1.00pm: Discharged 1 leading seaman to RNH

 

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15 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

Sub Lieutenant AR Prendergast RN neglected his duty, after being warned, in not informing me of falling barometer and rising wind during night of 14th-15th June.

AR Prendergast Sub Lieutenant         HEJ Aylmer Captain

10.00am: Employed embarking ammunition

 

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16 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.55pm: Let go starboard anchor

 

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17 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  5.00pm: 1 private RMLI joined ship

 

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18 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Broke flag of Rear Admiral Sir William Goodenough KCB

 

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19 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10 on sick list

  8.00am: Struck flag of Rear Admiral Sir William Goodenough KCB; transferred to HMS Birmingham

 

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20 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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21 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.10am: Rear Admiral Sir William Goodenough KCB inspected divisions

 

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22 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Dressed ship overall, occasion being the anniversary of the coronation of HM the King

     Noon: Fired salute, 21 guns

  5.45pm: Undressed ship

 

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23 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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24 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.30am: Landed Royal Marine detachment for drill

 

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25 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.00am: 1 chief stoker, 1 stoker PO and 1 leading telegraphist discharged for passage to England

 

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26 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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27 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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28 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.20am: Landed SA companies

  4.15pm: Read warrant 36

 

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29 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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30 June 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

11.00am: Divers employed cleaning propellers

 

 

LOG BOOK – JULY 1920

 

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1 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

11.30am: Divers employed cleaning propellers

 

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2 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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3 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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4 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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Blank form

 

5 July 1920

 

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RECORD OF OBSERVATIONS FOR DEVIATION

 

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DESCRIPTION AND POSITION OF CORRECTORS

 

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Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.30am: Landed every available man

  2.00pm: Secured tug for towing ship for director test

  2.30pm: Swung ship for deviation of compasses

  3.55pm: Cast off tug

 

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6 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.30am: Secured tug for towing ship for director test

  3.15pm: Cast off tug

  5.00pm: 4 stokers, 1 private RMLI and 1 cook's mate joined ship

 

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7 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.48am: Slipped; proceeded as required

  9.40am: Opened fire with sub-calibre at towed target

10.30am: Carried out range and inclination exercise with HMS Birmingham

11.35am: Let go port anchor, veered to 4 shackles

12.15pm: Secured to No 4 moorings

 

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8 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.10am: Slipped moorings

  7.22am: Weighed port anchor and proceeded as required in company with HMS Birmingham

  9.00am: HMS Birmingham carried out full calibre firing

  9.35am: Opened fire with 6" full calibre

10.35am: Took up position for torpedo firing

10.03am: Fired torpedo (starboard tube)

11.35am: Courses as required for anchorage

12.22pm: Let go port anchor

12.45pm: Secured to No 1 moorings

12.50pm: Weighed port anchor

  4.30pm: Saluted Governor General, 19 guns

  9.15pm: Let go port anchor, veered to 1 shackle; set anchor watch

 

 

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9 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  6.00am: Discontinued anchor watch

  4.30pm: Read warrants 37 and 38

  6.10pm: Weighed port anchor

 

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10 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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11 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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12 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

11.30am: 1 leading stoker, 1 stoker and 1 AB discharged to RNH

  4.30pm: Reverend CG Pearson RN joined ship

  5.00pm: 1 chief stoker and 7 leading stokers joined ship

 

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13 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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14 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

11.00pm: Let go port anchor

 

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15 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.30am: Landed Royal Marine detachment for drill

  2.30pm: 1 leading stoker and 1 stoker 1c discharged to RNH

 

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16 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.15am: Heavy squall with rain – wind backed 2 points

10.00am: Discharged 1 private RMLI for passage to England

 

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17 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.00am: Weighed port anchor

 

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18 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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19 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  2.30pm: 1 leading stoker, 1 AB and 1 stoker 1c discharged to RNH

 

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20 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  3.00pm: 21 stokers acting 1c and 1 boy joined ship

 

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21 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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22 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.30am: Landed Royal Marine detachment for drill

 

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23 July 1920

Simonstown and at sea

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  8.50am: Slipped and proceeded as required

  9.09am: Exercised action

10.45am: Came to with starboard anchor in 10 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles

 

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24 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  9.30am: Embarked members of Senate and Legislative Assembly (30 in number)

  9.35am: Weighed starboard anchor and proceeded as required, in company with HMS Birmingham

10.11am: Opened fire with 6" full calibre at towed target

10.50am: Took up station as target ship; fired AA gun

11.41am: Stopped engines; torpedo struck ship

11.43am: Proceeded as required

12.12pm: Proceeded to take up position for torpedo attack

  1.16pm: Fired first torpedo

  1.20pm: Fired second torpedo (both port tube)

  1.50pm: Proceeded as required for anchorage

  2.18pm: Secured to No 4 moorings

 

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25 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  6.38pm: Let go port anchor

 

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26 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  3.00pm: 1 ERA and 1 chief stoker joined ship

 

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27 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  2.00pm: Employed restoring magazines, refitting and as required

 

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28 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  1.52pm: Slipped; proceeded as required

  2.05pm: Let go port anchor, veered to 3½ shackles

  2.25pm: Secured alongside East Breakwater (A berth)

 

 

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29 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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30 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.00am: Held annual pulling regatta

 

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31 July 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

 

LOG BOOK – AUGUST 1920

 

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1 August 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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2 August 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.00am: Held annual pulling regatta

 

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3 August 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

10.00am: Provisioning ship

 

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4 August 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.45am: Commenced coaling

  2.00pm: Discharged 1 stoker PO to RNH

  2.30pm: 2 leading stokers and 2 stokers rejoined ship from RNH

  6.25pm: Completed coaling; received 731 tons

 

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5 August 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  3.22pm: Commenced warping off wall

  3.38pm: Weighed port anchor; slipped all wires; proceeded as required

  3.43pm: Came to with port anchor in 10 fathoms, veered to 5½ shackles

  6.00pm: Discharged 2 ABs for passage to England

 

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6 August 1920

Simonstown to Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.5, Long 18.0

  6.57am: Weighed port anchor

  7.05am: Proceeded as required in company with [flagship]

  8.24am: Courses as required for rounding Cape of Good Hope

  4.37pm: Came to with port anchor in 5 fathoms, veered to 5 shackles

 

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7 August 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

10 on sick list

  4.30pm: Read warrants 39, 40, 41, 42 and 43

 

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8 August 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

10 on sick list

 

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9 August 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

  9.45am: Exercised away all boats crews; pull round squadron

  2.00pm: All boats crews exercised under sail

 

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10 August 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

  2.00pm: Held annual sailing regatta

 

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11 August 1920

Saldanha Bay

Lat -33.1, Long 18.0

11 on sick list

  2.00pm: Held annual sailing regatta

 

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12 August 1920

Saldanha Bay to St Helena

Lat -32.6, Long 17.2

True bearing and distance: St Helena N51½ W, 1,600 miles

  6.58am: Weighed port anchor

  7.00am: Proceeded as required

 

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13 August 1920

Saldanha Bay to St Helena

Lat -29.8, Long 13.0

 

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14 August 1920

Saldanha Bay to St Helena

Lat -27.2, Long 9.2

 

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15 August 1920

Saldanha Bay to St Helena

Lat -24.6, Long 5.6

 

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16 August 1920

Saldanha Bay to St Helena

Lat -21.8, Long 2.0

 

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17 August 1920

Saldanha Bay to St Helena

Lat -18.6, Long -2.2

  4.07pm: Let go both lifebuoys; hauled in log; full speed astern and as required; lowered both sea boats

  4.25pm: Hoisted boats

  4.30pm: Proceeded

 

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18 August 1920

Saldanha Bay to St Helena

Lat -16.0, Long -5.4

  6.50am: St Helena N30W

12.45pm: Opened fire with common and Lyddite shells at Barnes Cliff

  2.20pm: Came to with port anchor in 24 fathoms, veered to 8 shackles

 

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19 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

  9.00am: Landed parties for surveying operations

 

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20 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

 

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21 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

  9.25am: Weighed port anchor

  9.40am: Proceeded as required for fixing secondary stations of survey

10.56am: Came to with port anchor in 28 fathoms, veered to 8 shackles

  4.30pm: Read warrant 44

 

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22 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

 

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23 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

  5.00pm: Discharged 1 stoker to hospital

 

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24 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

  6.15am: Commenced coaling

  9.00am: Surveying boats employed sounding

  6.00pm: Ceased coaling; received 328 tons

 

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25 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

  6.50am: Commenced coaling

  9.30am: Surveying boats employed sounding

  5.45pm: Completed coaling; received 272 tons

  

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26 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

10.00am: Surveying boats away sounding

  1.00pm: Landed funeral parties [LEA, Frederick, Stoker 1c, K 23535, died 25 August, accident]

 

 

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27 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

10.00am: Surveying boats employed sounding

 

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28 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

11 on sick list

10.30am: Surveying boats employed sounding

 

4caf87f3cadfd3419701d692: (http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-47336/ADM53-47336-182_0.jpg)

 

29 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

 

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30 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

10 on sick list

10.00am: Surveying boats employed sounding

 

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31 August 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

10 on sick list

10.30am: Surveying boats employed sounding

 

 

LOG BOOK – SEPTEMBER 1920

 

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1 September 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

10.30am: Surveying boats employed sounding

 

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2 September 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

10.30am: Surveying boats employed sounding

  3.15pm: Saluted Acting Governor, 17 guns

 

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3 September 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

  9.00am: Surveying boats employed sounding

 

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4 September 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

 

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5 September 1920

St Helena

Lat -15.9, Long -5.7

12.30pm: Discharged 1 officers' cook to Royal Marine barracks

 

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6 September 1920

St Helena to Cape Town

Lat -17.1, Long -4.1

  6.36am: Weighed port anchor and proceeded as required

  7.10am: Dropped 2 depth charges

  7.30am: Commenced full power trial

11.50am: Port log carried away

12.30pm: Secured starboard anchor

  3.30pm: Commenced 3/5th power trial

  7.35pm: Completed 3/5th power trial

 

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7 September 1920

St Helena to Cape Town

Lat -21.1, Long 1.0

  4.30pm: Read warrant 45

 

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8 September 1920

St Helena to Cape Town

Lat -23.8, Long 4.6

10 on sick list

 

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9 September 1920

St Helena to Cape Town

Lat -26.3, Long 8.2

 

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10 September 1920

St Helena to Cape Town

Lat -29.0, Long 11.7

 

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11 September 1920

St Helena to Cape Town

Lat -31.8, Long 15.4

  6.05pm: Wind backed to WSW

10.45pm: Wind veered to NNE

 

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12 September 1920

St Helena to Cape Town

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

  3.00am: Dassen Island Lighthouse S44E

  5.20am: Robben Island Lighthouse S15E

  8.05am: Embarked pilot

  8.35am: Secured alongside No 2 jetty (west side)

10.00am: Discharged 1 leading cook and 1 OS to RNH Simonstown

  8.30pm: Heavy squall

  9.25pm: Heavy squall

10.25pm: Heavy squall

 

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13 September 1920

Cape Town

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

  3.00am: Heavy rain squall

  7.45am: Commenced coaling with native labour

  5.00pm: Ceased coaling; received 428 tons

  5.30pm: Received 201 tons of oil fuel

 

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14 September 1920

Cape Town

Lat -33.9, Long 18.4

  7.30am: Recommenced coaling with native labour

  4.25pm: Completed coaling; received 473.5 tons

 

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15 September 1920

Cape Town to Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.3

  8.11am: Slipped; proceeded as required, pilot in charge

  8.20am: Disembarked pilot

10.15am: Slangkop Lighthouse abeam

11.38am: Courses as required for rounding Cape of Good Hope

  1.50pm: Let go port anchor

  2.15pm: Secured alongside East Breakwater (A berth)

 

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16 September 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  1.00pm: Discharged 1 private RMLI to RNH; 1 OS, 1 boy and 1 private RMLI joined ship

  4.30pm: 3 ABs joined ship

 

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17 September 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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18 September 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

  7.30am: Discharged 3 privates RMLI for passage to England

  7.00pm: Read warrant 46

 

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19 September 1920

Simonstown

Lat -34.2, Long 18.4

 

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