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Armed Merchant Cruiser, mercantile conversion

Originally KRONPRINZESSEN CECILIE, dummy battleship No. 9 AJAX, later armed merchant cruiser, Pendant Nos MI.57 (on coming into service as AMC), MI.91 (1.18). Built 1905, 8689grt. 15kts. Detained German vessel, dummy battleship conversion ordered 21.10.14, taken up 1.11.14 for conversion by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, no armament, superstructure and guns built of wood and canvas, ship ballasted to suggest greater length, completed during 3.15. Believed based at Loch Ewe on patrol in North Atlantic to c10.15. Paid off in UK by 10.15, renamed PRINCESS 1915. Converted to AMC with 8-6in, 2-6pdr AA. In service 9.1.16-10.9.17. (British Warships 1914-1919)

British Isles Bases - Selected Charts

British Naval Bases Worldwide - Selected Charts

Shipbuilding British Isles

Chatham, Cromarty Firth, Devonport, Dover, Harwich, Haulbowline, Invergordon, Pembroke, Plymouth, Portland, Portsmouth, Rosyth, Scapa Flow, Sheerness

Shipbuilding Map World

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

Notes:

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

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

Editor’s notes:

All the ships and places that I have been able to reference on the Internet have a hyperlink and I would like to thank all the sites that provide them. At the head of the list, http://en.wikipedia.org is of course indispensable, particularly for American warships and please note that they depend on small donations. At one time, most of the world’s shipping came from Britain and http://www.clydesite.co.uk, http://www.tynebuiltships.co.uk and http://www.teesbuiltships.co.uk do a superb job of archiving the golden age of British shipbuilding. To their editors and contributors, appreciation and grateful thanks for your work.
http://www.unioncastlestaffregister.co.uk, http://www.roll-of-honour.com and http://iancoombe.tripod.com/index.html have provided links to many of the merchantmen seen by HMS Princess and these fascinating sites are all worth a visit for ship lovers. For Australian transports http://alh-research.tripod.com/ships_lh.htm has all one could need.
The excellently researched http://www.wrecksite.eu is often the last and only record that I can find for so many merchantmen torpedoed on their lonely journeys, while http://navypedia.org/ has time and again provided information on long-forgotten warships from one hundred years ago. No researcher could manage without http://www.theshipslist.com/ and http://www.photoship.co.uk/ has provided many of the pictures.
For the officers, http://dreadnoughtproject.org has come up with many gems and http://www.lighthousedigest.com does what it says on the packet, as do https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary and http://www.trinityhouse.co.uk/lighthouses/lighthouse_list, all of which are an open invitation to spend happy hours virtually wandering around the coasts. Last but not least, http://www.southafricanharbourservice.com is a mine of information on SA tugs. I am sure that I have forgotten some sites that I ought to mention, for which I apologise, but to all of you who voluntarily maintain sites that keep alive memories of ships and the sailors who went to sea in them, thank you. We are all in your debt.

THE VOYAGES OF HMS PRINCESS 1916-1917
(More detailed plots follow in the text)

JP map overview

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

LOGS FOR MAY 1916

(Belfast)


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Front cover, Adm. 53/55856, 6-31 May 1916

Signed by Captain C Lewin and Lt CS Colbourne RNR

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Instrument page.

Aneroid Barometer by G Hechelman, Hamburg, 43 feet asl.

Thermometers for air temperature. Location on ship, forward part of chart house. In screen. Date from 17th May to 31st May 1916. Maker Negretti and Zambra.

Thermometer for sea temperature. Maker Negretti and Zambra.


THE VOYAGES OF HMS PRINCESS
UK to Tanzania

JP map Princess UK Africa

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6 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

9.0am: Ship commissioned by Captain C Lewin RN.

11.0am: Joined ship from HMS Excellent: S/Lts HG Smith, WM Bowen, H Williams, F Brooks, Act. S/Lts J Herbert, C Pearse, Mids W Schofield, J Middlemass, A Mackie, W Avery, all RNR.

2.0pm: 181 Seamen and Marines joined ship from Devonport.

5.0pm: Exercised fire stations.


Personnel already on board: Lt O Siggers RNR (1st Lt), Lt LG Sanders RNR (G), Lt WS Colbourne RNR (N).

Ass. Pay S Griffin RNR, Ass. Pay C Ritchie RNR.

Gunner W Dimond RN. Carpenter W Robertson RNR and six carpenter ratings advance party.

One Master at Arms and 16 ratings.

Three Ship’s Writers, 23 Domestics and one Cooper.

Wireless Telegraphists, WOs T Bradfield and AJ Gash.

Engineer officers: Eng. Cdr Ambler, Eng. Lt/Cdr C Walker, Eng. Lt/Cdr Williams, Eng. Lt/Cdr Crompton, Eng. Lt Brown, Eng. Lt Hirschfield, Eng. S/Lts Holmes, Almond, MacIntosh, Woodman and Leyland, all RNR.


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7 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

10.0am: Surgeon H Scargill RN, Lt J Mackenzie RNR and one fireman joined ship.

In pm: Leave to watch until 7.0am.


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8 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Hands storing ship.

Discharged one cot case to hospital.

7.0pm: Powder lighter alongside.


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9 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Hands storing ship.

Discharged S/Lt Pearse RNR to hospital.

Three ratings joined, one CGI (Chief Gunnery Instructor), one LTO (Leading Torpedoman) and one Chief Armourer.

10 Firemen joined ship. (Armed merchant cruisers usually employed firemen, merchant navy stokers, who signed on for the duration)


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10 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Taking in ammunition and drawing stores.


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11 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

5.55am: Hauled ship off and colliers Enterprise and Stamfordham came alongside.

8.45am: Commenced coaling.

Seven Firemen joined ship.

Discharged Fireman Campbell to hospital, cot case.

7.0pm: Shore coaling gang finished work.


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12 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

6.0am: Commenced coaling.

8.0am: Exercised general quarters, fire and abandon ship stations and darken ship.

Lt Lucan and S/Lt Adamson, both RNR, joined ship.

S/Lt Brooks RNR discharged to hospital.

7.0pm: Shore coaling gang finished work.


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13 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

6.0am: Commenced coaling from shore.

6.40am: One painter rating and 12 others joined from HMS Victory.

Midshipmen Rowe, Weale, Ousley, Stanley and Egglesfield joined from RNB Devonport.

1.15pm: Coaling ceased.

7.45pm: First part of watch shifted collier.


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14 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

4.30am: Commenced coaling.

4.05pm: Finished coaling, received 2,000 tons.


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15 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Hands slipped colliers and shifted ship.

S/Lt Jones RNR from HMS Excellent joined ship.

1.30pm: Gun testing party arrived on board.

6.0pm: Watch getting in 6.5” hawser reel.

11.0pm: AB C Slack RNR, discharged to hospital.


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16 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

9.05am: Left jetty in charge of two tugs and proceeded to sea to adjust compasses.

9.45am: Let go tugs and used engines for compass adjustment.

12.40pm: Finished adjusting compasses and proceeded to carry out gun mounting trials.

Ammunition expended: 32 flat nosed projectiles for 6” and eight 6 pdr practice projectiles.

4.0pm: Carried out speed test on measured mile (achieving 12 knots).

6.30pm: Returned to anchorage.

7.05pm: Anchored.

Tug Musgrave took off gun test party and dockyard men.

Telegraphist WO Payne joined ship.


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17 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

7.28am: Weighed and proceeded with pilot.

8.40am: Entered Musgrave Channel stern first in charge of two tugs.

9.35am: Made fast alongside.


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18 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Discharged one cot case to hospital.


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19 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Sightsetters at instruction.

Medical examination for boys.


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20 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

11.43am: Slipped and proceeded with two tugs.

12.45pm: Discharged tug and pilot (S Ferris).

1.50pm: Commenced steam trials on Magee I. measured mile (achieving 14 knots).

3.25pm: Finished trials and returned to harbour.

4.22pm: Anchored.


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21 May 1916

Belfast Lough.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Captain inspected ship.


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22 May 1916

Belfast Lough.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Evolutions. Exercised collision stations.

4.40pm: Naval launch alongside with mails.


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23 May 1916

Belfast Lough.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Physical drill, general quarters and gun drill.

Picket boat No 135 alongside with mails.


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24 May 1916

Belfast Lough.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

10.10am: Tug Musgrave alongside with stores and workmen.

6.40pm: Musgrave returned with mails and stores.

9.20pm: Musgrave left with workmen.


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25 May 1916

Belfast Lough and at sea.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

White watch at rifle drill and red watch at cutlass and pistol drill.

5.10pm: Despatch boat left with mails and one officer discharged to hospital.

6.08pm: Weighed and proceeded.

6.42pm: Black Head bg NW 7 cables (A cable in the RN is 200 yds).

7.30pm: Maiden's Rock Lt bg E 2miles.

9.12pm: Rue Pt Lt bg NE 7 cables.

9.30pm: Commenced zigzag.

11.40pm: Inishtrahull Lt bg N58W 5 miles.


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26 May 1916

At sea to Belfast Lough.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

2.10am: Rue Pt bg NE 7 cables.

3.55am: Maidens Lt bg NE 1.5 miles.

5.16am: Anchored off Grey Pt, Belfast Lough.

2.05pm: Tug alongside with stores and mails.


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27 May 1916

Belfast Lough.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

4.0pm: HMTBD (Torpedo Boat Destroyer) Nymphe (Nymph in log) passed in.

6.0pm: HMTBDs Cameleon, Alarm, Ruby and Tyra passed in.

9.0pm: Nymphe passed out.


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28 May 1916

Belfast Lough.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

11.45am: HMTBD Alarm passed out.


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29 May 1916

Belfast Lough.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

7.15am: HMS Tara YP passed in.

8.25am: Weighed and proceeded up harbour.

9.37am: Entered Musgrave Channel in charge of two tugs. Stern tug Violet let go owing to her running ashore.

10.36am: Made fast to No 3 quay. Banked fires.

5.35pm: Quarters. Read No 1 warrant.


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30 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87


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31 May 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Instruction classes.

Make and mend in pm.

Two men joined from hospital.

Received eight boxes of ammunition and two cases.


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LOGS FOR JUNE 1916

(Belfast)


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Front cover, Adm. 53/55857.

Signed by Captain C Lewin and Lt (N) AE Hernandez RNR.

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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 17.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.


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1 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

6.30am: Scrub decks. Mids at SA (Small Arms) drill.

8.30am: Hands employed as requisite.

9.30am: Divisions and prayers.

9.40am: Mids to signals. RNVR and boys to seamanship classes.

1.20pm: Boys to signal instruction. RNVR to pistol exercises.

3.0pm: Muster for monthly pay.

4.0pm: Leave to watch and part.

4.15pm: Evening quarters.

7.30pm: Breast hawser parted. TBD Nymphe alongside. Hands securing both ships. (One suspècts that Nymphe may have arrived with a lot of speed and a big wash!)

11.05pm: Nymphe sailed.

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2 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

RNVR and boys at boat exercises.

Mids at rifle exercises.


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3 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87


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4 June 1916

(4 May in log)

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87


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5 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

5.30am: Destroyers Martin and Nereide (Neirick in log) arrived.

Gun drills, signal exercises and boat pulling.

3.40pm: Wagon with ammunition arrived.

5.30pm: Nereide slipped and proceeded.

7.15pm: Martin slipped and proceeded.


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6 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Gun drills, boat pulling and lead exercises.

Dr Robinson joined ship.


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7 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Eng. Lt/Cdr Williams discharged to shore.

In pm: Two wagons with stores arrived.

5.30pm: Starboard watch left on seven days leave.


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8 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Watch taking in provisions and stores.

Boys and RNVR at seamanship.


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9 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Lowered seaboat and tested stability. Boys at boat exercise.


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10 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Saturday routine

In pm: Leave to watch till 7.0am, boys till 4.0pm.


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11 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

20 RCs landed for church.


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12 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

5.30am: Shifted ship to make room for oil tank steamer Terek.

11.45am: HMSD P16 made fast alongside.

5.50pm: P16 left.


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13 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Taking in stores.

4.0pm: No 2 warrant read. One prisoner to cells.


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14 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87


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15 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

4.30pm: Shifted to allow oiler Terek to leave.


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16 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Boys to seamanship instructions

Hands employed getting in stores


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17 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Hands employed provisioning ship


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18 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Sunday routine.

Discharged S/Lt Bowen to shore.


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19 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Boys at lead line instruction.


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20 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

1.0pm: Shifted for the Dutch vessel Iranus.

4.15pm: One cell prisoner released.

5.45pm: HMS Tigress alongside.


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21 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Squad drill, boat pulling, rifle exercises.


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22 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Signal, seamanship and gunnery instruction.

7.10pm: TBD Nemesis (Nemisis in log) alongside.


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23 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

8.0am: Long leave men returned.

One Seaman and one Marine joined ship.

11.20am: TBD Nemesis left.


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24 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

4.45am: TBDs Alarm and Cameleon alongside.


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25 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

4.05am: TBDs Alarm and Cameleon left.

One officer joined ship. Lt Colbourne releived as Navigator by Lieut Hernandez (Hermandez in log).


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26 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

5.0pm: Shifted to allow Dutch vessel to leave.

Lt Colbourne left ship.

7.10pm: Collier alongside.

9.45pm: Eng. S/Lt Pegg joined ship.


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27 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

5.0am: Commenced coaling.

8.0am: Wp landed for NC (Northern Counties) Railway.

11.45am: 14 confidential pacckages received from NC Railway.

7.30pm: Stopped coaling for the day.


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28 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Six Firemen and two Greasers joined ship.

1.50pm: Finished coaling. Collier cast off.

5.30pm: Nine ratings discharged to shore and one AB RNVR to Devonport.


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29 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

8.55am: 61 ratings joined ship.

Hands getting in one jolly boat, 16 boxes of ammunition, stores and 866 lbs of bacon.


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30 June 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Two servants, seven Marines, one Seaman RNR and one CPO joined ship.

Hands filling ammunition in ready racks.


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LOGS FOR JULY 1916

(Belfast, St Vincent, Ascension, St Helena and Simonstown)


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Front cover, signed by the captain and the navigating officer.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 17.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.


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1 July 1916

Belfast.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

Muster for monthly payment.

One officer left ship.


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2 July 1916

Belfast and at sea.

Lat 54.64, Long -5.87

11.45am: Slipped from No 3 quay and proceeded.

12.30pm: Swung ship, adjusting compasses.

3.0pm: Discharged adjuster and assistant.

4.05pm: Mew I. LH bg South. Course South.

5.30pm: Spoke HMS Minotaur.

7.46pm: Chicken Rock bg W, A/c S31W.

11.31pm: Eased for thick fog, piped sounding party.


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3 July 1916

At sea.

Lat 51.05, Long -6.9

1.35am: Fog cleared.

2.0am: Bardsey I. LH bg S61E, 21 miles.

SW’ly courses all day, 14 knots, occasionally zigzagging.

5.0pm: Read warrant No 3.

8.0pm: Pos. 49 40N, 8 19W.


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4 July 1916

At sea.

Lat 46.5, Long -11.95

SW’ly courses all day.

8.0am: Pos. 47 84N, 10 28W.

8.0pm: Pos. 44 48N, 13 23W.


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5 July 1916

At sea.

Lat 41.6, Long -15.2

SW’ly courses all day.

8.0am: Pos. 42 20N, 14 52W.

8.0pm: Pos. 39 55N, 16 01W.

9.45pm: Port engine stopped.


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6 July 1916

At sea.

Lat 36.95, Long -17.45

SW’ly courses all day.

1.50am: Port engine started.

8.0am: Pos. 37 44N, 17 21W.

Make and mend in pm. Summer clothing issued to starboard watch.

8.0pm: Pos. 35 13N, 18 35W.


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7 July 1916

At sea.

Lat 31.55, Long -20.3

SW’ly courses all day.

8.0am: Pos. 32 27N, 20 00W.

1.37pm: Demand of steamer Aristo of Hull.

8.0pm: Pos. 29 45N, 20 54W.


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8 July 1916

At sea.

Lat 26.35, Long -22.35

SW’ly courses all day.

8.0am: Pos. 27 08N, 21 50W.

8.0pm: Pos. 24 34N, 22 53W.


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9 July 1916

At sea.

Lat 21.15, Long -24.05

7.40am: Intercepted SS Sagama River of Liverpool. Allowed to proceed.

8.0am: Pos. 21 56N, 23 59W.

8.0pm: Pos. 19 24N, 25 11W.


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10 July 1916

At sea to St Vincent.

Lat 16.85, Long -25.0

7.38am: Entered harbour and anchored, St Vincent, Cap Verde Is.

8.45am: Shifted billet.

10.30am: One CPO and seven Marines discharged to HMS King Alfred.

2.30pm: Commenced coaling from lighters.

Discharged 31 ratings to HMS Sutlej.

Discharged one rating to HMS Ophir.

10.15pm: Finished coaling for the night.


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11 July 1916

St Vincent.

Lat 16.85, Long -25.0

6.0am: Commenced coaling from lighters.

Landed mails.

6.0pm: Finished coaling for the night.


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12 July 1916

St Vincent and at sea for Ascension.

Lat 16.85, Long -25.0

6.10am: Commenced coaling.

8.0am: HMS King Alfred proceeded out of harbour.

1.30pm: Finished coaling.

4.0pm: Weighed and proceeded, saluted HMS Sutlej.


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13 July 1916

At sea.

Lat 13.65, Long -24.5

Southerly courses all day.

8.0pm: Pos. 12 21N, 23 54W.


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14 July 1916

At sea.

Lat 9.85, Long -22.85

Southerly courses all day.

8.0am: Pos. 10 27N, 21 20W.

8.0pm: Pos. 8 30N, 20 13W.


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15 July 1916

At sea.

Lat 5.3, Long -20.45

Course S7E all day.

8.0am: Pos. 6 15N, 21 00W.

8.0pm: Pos. 3 56N, 19 48W.


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16 July 1916

At sea.

Lat 1.25, Long -18.35

8.0am: Pos. 1 54N, 18 39W.

8.0pm: Pos. 0 09N, 17 52W.

11.58pm: Engine trouble.


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17 July 1916

At sea.

Lat -1.55, Long -17.25

1.35am: Steering engine repaired.

9.10am: Dropped target for 1” aiming practice.

4.10pm: Steering engine trouble.

5.0pm: One prisoner released from cells.

7.10pm: Resumed steering with telemotor,

8.0pm: Pos. 2 42S, 16 41W.


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18 July 1916

At sea.

Lat -5.1, Long -15.85

8.0am: Pos. 4 30S, 15 51W.

8.0pm: Pos. 6 23S, 15 20W.


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19 July 1916

At sea to Ascension Island and at sea for St Helena.

Lat -7.92, Long -14.42

7.20am: Anchored, Ascension I.

6.25pm: Weighed and proceeded. Course S22E.

8.0pm: Pos. 8 04S, 14 22W.


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20 July 1916

At sea.

Lat -10.1, Long -12.35

8.0am: Pos. 9 32E, 13 02W.

8.0pm: Pos. 11 25 15S, 11 17W.


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21 July 1916

At sea.

Lat -12.95, Long -9.25

1.37pm: Sighted floating object, circled to investigate, resumed course.

8.0pm: Pos. 13 46 54S, 8 07W.


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22 July 1916

At sea to St Helena and on towards Simonstown.

Lat -15.75, Long -6.0

8.0am: Pos. 15 23S, 6 29W.

2.31pm: Anchored, St. Helena.

4.30pm: Weighed and proceeded, SE’ly courses.

8.0pm: Pos. 16 11 45S, 5 20W.


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23 July 1916

At sea.

Lat -18.1, Long -3.1

8.0pm: Pos. 19 02 48S, 1 59W.


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24 July 1916

At sea.

Lat -20.75, Long 0.1

Mids and signal ratings to firework practice.

8.0pm: Pos. 21 49S, 1 05E.


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25 July 1916

At sea.

Lat -23.45, Long 3.55

8.0am: Pos. 23 03S, 2 56E.

8.0pm: Pos. 24 29S, 4 50E.


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26 July 1916

At sea.

Lat -26.5, Long 7.25

8.0am: Pos. 25 58S, 6 50E.

8.0pm: Pos. 27 32S, 8 36E.


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27 July 1916

At sea.

Lat -29.6, Long 11.3

8.0am: Pos. 28 56S, 10 30E.

9.10am: Bridge steering gear out of order, used aft wheel.

9.35am: Resumed use of telemotor gear.

8.0pm: Pos. 30 45S, 12 20E.


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28 July 1916

At sea.

Lat -32.55, Long 15.05

8.0am: Pos. 32 04S, 14 30E.

8.0pm: Pos. 33 17S, 16 23E.


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29 July 1916

At sea to Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

8.0am: 34 15S, 18 00E.

8.57am: Table Mountain bg N36E(t). Cape of Good Hope bg N85E(t)

10.52am: Cape of Good Hope bg North(t), 5 miles.

11.35am: Same bg West(t) 5 miles.

12.45pm: Anchored, Simonstown.


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30 July 1916

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

Sunday routine.


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31 July 1916

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

7.45am: Weighed and proceeded to go into basin alongside E Pier.

Discharged one Seaman to hospital.


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LOGS FOR AUGUST 1916

(Simonstown, Durban, Zanzibar, in action shelling German positions off Dar-es-salaam, Tirene Bay and on patrol off GEA.)


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Front cover, signed by the Captain and the Navigator.

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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 17.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.


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1 August 1916

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

Muster for monthly payment.


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2 August 1916

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

10.30am: Discharged Boy Watkins to hospital.


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3 August 1916

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

10.10am: HMS Sirius left harbour.


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4 August 1916

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

Church parties landed in am.


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5 August 1916

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

Discharged two Seamen to hospital.


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6 August 1916

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

Sunday routine.


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7 August 1916

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

Hands taking in ammunition.

One RNAS* officer joined for passage.

Read warrant No 4.

10.30pm: Finished ammunition. Nine projectile bags blown overboard (strong squally winds and rain throughout the day).

* (Royal Naval Air Service)


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8 August 1916

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

7.35am: Slipped and proceeded into bay for compass adjustment.

10.30am: Returned to anchor.

7.0pm: 18 ratings joined ship.


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9 August 1916

Simonstown and at sea for Durban.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

1.0pm: Two ABs and one OS joined for passage.

3.0pm: Weighed and proceeded.

4.15pm: Read warrant No 4.

6.35pm: Danger Pt bg N77E and Cape Hangklip bg N31W.

11.35pm: C Agulhas Lt bg N, 14 miles.


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10 August 1916

At sea.

Lat -34.75, Long 22.95

2.45pm: Sighted SS Koningin Der Nederlanden steering WNW.

6.50pm: C St Francis bg N70E.

8.0pm: Pos. 34 19S, 24 36E.

9.10pm: Same bg N, 5 miles, a/c S74E,


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11 August 1916

At sea.

Lat -33.2, Long 27.8

1.0am: C Recife Lt bg N, 5 miles.

5.50am: Great Fish Pt LH N45E.

8.0am: Pos. 33 36 30S, 24 10E.

8.01am: Glendower Beacon S89W.

10.35am: Hood Point Lt bg N38E.

8.0pm: Pos. 32 05S, 29 12E.


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12 August 1916

At sea to Durban.

Lat -30.2, Long 30.85

1.03am: St John's Lt bg West, 12.5 miles.

12.30pm: Port Natal LH bgN27E.

1.43pm: Picked up pilot.

2.12pm: Anchored, Port Natal (Durban).

4.30pm: Weighed and proceeded alongside jetty, tug Sir John alongside.


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13 August 1916

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

6.30am: Dutch cruiser Noordbrabant proceeded out of harbour.

6.40pm: Commenced coaling from lighters alongside.


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14 August 1916

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

4.0pm: One man released from cells.


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15 August 1916

Durban and at sea for Zanzibar.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

1.10am: Finished coaling.

4.15pm: Slipped and proceeded.

4.40pm: Dropped pilot. Course N75E.

8.0pm: Pos. 29 36 30S, 31 22E.


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16 August 1916

At sea.

Lat -27.3, Long 33.7

3.06am: C St Lucia Lt bg N56W.

8.0am: Pos. 27 57S, 33 15E.

8.0pm: Pos. 26 12S, 34 59E.


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17 August 1916

At sea.

Lat -24.2, Long 37.2

8.0am: Pos. 24 31S, 36 56E.

8.0pm: Pos. 23 08S, 38 10E.


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18 August 1916

At sea.

Lat -20.4, Long 39.7

8.0am: Pos. 20 49 30S, 39 25E.

8.0pm: Pos. 19 02S, 40 23E.


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19 August 1916

At sea.

Lat -16.0, Long 42.0

8.0am: Pos. 16 46S, 41 33E.

8.0pm: Pos. 14 22S, 42 31E.


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20 August 1916

At sea.

Lat -11.7, Long 42.35

8.0am: Pos. 12 00S, 43 30E.


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21 August 1916

At sea to Zanzibar.

Lat -7.15, Long 39.7

8.0am: Pos. 8 05S, 40 07E.

9.40am: Ras Mkumbi (or Ras Makumbe) Lt, bg West, 2.4 miles. (aka Moresby Point)

2.45pm: Pungume I. LH bg N34W.

3.55pm: Chumbe I. bg N36W.

5.35pm: Anchored, Zanzibar.


THE VOYAGES OF HMS PRINCESS
Operations off Tanzania

JP map Princess Tanzania

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22 August 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

9.30am: HMAS Pioneer proceeded out of harbour.

WO Foxon RNAS, discharged to shore.

Discharged one rating to HMS Severn and two ratings to HMS Vengeance.

Commenced coaling.


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23 August 1916

Zanzibar and off Dar-es-salaam shelling German positions.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

8.0am: Finished coaling.

9.0am: Discharged 37 marines to HMS Vengeance. One AB joined for passage.

12 noon: Weighed and proceeded.

3.25pm: General quarters. Took station on HMS Challenger.

3.40pm: Opened fire on Ras Rongoni.

4.12pm: Ceased fire. Took station on Vengeance.

4.30pm: Opened fire on Ras Upanga (or Upange). These are headlands off Dar-es-salaam and they are shelling enemy positions.

4.58pm: Ceased fire, took station on Vengeance.

5.10pm: Parted company, course S85E.

7.0pm: A/c S23E.

8.0pm: Pos. 6 50S, 39 36E.


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24 August 1916

At sea to Tirene Bay and at sea for Zanzibar.

Lat -7.87, Long 39.67

5.10am: Ras Mkumbi bg Lt S54W.

6.05am: Niororo I. bg S66W.

8.03am: Barakuni I. (Barakimi in log) bg N67E.

9.05am: Anchored in Tirene Bay (on Mafia I.).

Discharged 18 ratings to HMS Rinaldo (see Rinaldo’s log for their names and ratings).

Discharged Lt WR Tilling (name from log of Hyacinth) and one rating to HMS Hyacinth.

1.0pm: Discharged 39 ratings to Hyacinth.

3.0pm: Weighed and proceeded.

5.06pm: Moresby Pt bg S87E.


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25 August 1916

At sea.

Lat -9.8, Long 39.85

10.35am: Rendezvous with HMS Talbot (off Ras Banura, vide Talbot’s log supplying stores to same).

4.14pm: Parted company.

5.40pm: Stopped for boat from Talbot to come alongside (with a letter). Proceeded, East, then North at 4 knots.


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26 August 1916

On patrol.

Lat -9.2, Long 39.7

8.0am: Pos. 9 30s, 39 50E.

11.10am: Kivurugu Islets (Kisuruyu in log) bg N17W.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 35S, 40 30E.


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27 August 1916

On patrol.

Lat -9.85, Long 39.85

8.0am: Pos. 9 00S, 39 45E.

10.40am: Sighted HMS Talbot.

12 noon: Parted company with Talbot.

4.0pm: One prisoner released from cells.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 30S, 39 50E


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28 August 1916

At sea to Mikindani and on patrol.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.2

7.10am: Anchored in Mikindani Bay.. Commenced discharging ammunition to HMS Talbot.

12.15pm: Finished ammunition.

4.30pm: Talbot proceeded out of harbour.

5.20pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 00S, 40 17E.


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29 August 1916

On patrol.

Lat -9.65, Long 39.8

8.0am: Pos. 9 55S, 39 50E.

11.37am: Rendezvous with HMS Himalaya.

12.53pm: Parted company.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 00S, 39 45E.


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30 August 1916

On patrol.

Lat -9.85, Long 39.85

6.35am: Mlima Mjoho bg S15W.

7.35am: Ras Sangamku (Sanjanku in log) bg S48E.

8.0am: Pos. 10 17S, 40 08E.

8.35am: Courses to inspect Lindi harbour (then still in German hands).

9.40am: Madjovi Rocks (Majori Rock in log) bg S10W.

5.0pm: Kivurugu Is bg S2E.

5.20pm: Communicated with HMW Salamander*.

8.0pm: Pos. 8 55S, 39 48E.

* An armed whaler purchased in Durban, ex Krabben.


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31 August 1916

On patrol.

Lat -8.95, Long 39.6

7.50am: Turning out of Kiswere harbour.

8.0am: Pos. 9 25S, 39 40E.

2.54pm: Communicated with HMW Salamander.

3.12pm: Parted company with same.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 17S, 39 47E.


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LOGS FOR SEPTEMBER 1916

(On patrol, Mikindani Bay, Lindi to bring off wounded and Zanzibar)


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Front cover, signed by Captain Lewin and Lt (N) Hernandez.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg, 43’ asl.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 17.


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1 September 1916

On patrol.

Lat -8.65, Long 39.45

5.40am: S Fanjove Lt bg S80W.

8.45am: Anchored off Jewe Reef.

Supplying stores and ammunition to HMS Himalaya, vide log of same.

4.50pm: Weighed and proceeded.

6.35pm: S Fanjove Lt bg North, 6.2 miles.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 00S, 39 40E.


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2 September 1916

On patrol and at Jewe Reef anchorage.

Lat -8.65, Long 39.45

6.40am: S Fanjove LH bg N81W.

8.0am: Anchored off Jewe reef.

3.0pm: HMW Salamander alongside for water.

5.20pm: Surgeon Robinson left ship.

5.40pm: Salamander proceeded.

6.0pm: HMW Prattler alongside for water.


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3 September 1916

Jewe reef anchorage to Niororo I. anchorage.

Lat -8.1, Long 39.5

8.0am: HMW Prattler proceeded.

Water expended to whalers, 39 tons.

9.20am: Weighed and proceeded.

11.28am: Simaya I. bg S88W, 1.5 miles.

3.35pm: Anchored off Niororo I.


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4 September 1916

Niororo I. to Tirene Bay and on patrol.

Lat -7.87, Long 39.67

6.10am: Weighed and proceeded.

8.22am: Anchored in Tirene Bay.

4.10pm: Weighed and proceeded.

5.50pm: Shungumbili I. bg S36E.

7.0pm: Moresby Pt Lt bg S80E.

8.0pm: Pos. 8 45S, 39 50E.

10.30pm: Moresby Pt Lt bg N84W, 9 miles.


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5 September 1916

At sea.

Lat -8.65, Long 39.7

Southerly courses all day.

8.0am: Pos. 8 20S, 39 50E.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 20S, 39 50E.


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6 September 1916

At sea to Mikindani Bay and at sea.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

2.45am: Challenged by HMS Himalaya and replied.

8.0am: Pos. 10 20S, 40 10E.

9.32am: Stopped in Mikindani Bay in company with Himalaya, transferred stores, discharged six ratings and two natives to same.

11.57am: Turned out of the bay and parted company with Himalaya.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 25S, 39 45E.


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7 September 1916

At sea to Kilwa Kisiwani and at sea.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

8.0am: Pos. 9 25S, 39 40E.

10.0am: Engines and helm as required keeping position off Kilwa Kisiwani and in company with HMS Talbot.

12.15pm: Received boat and three native ratings

12.30pm: Proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 45S, 39 45E.

8.01pm: Launched boat and discharged one native to shore.


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8 September 1916

On patrol.

Lat -10.1, Long 40.1

8.0am: Pos. 10 10S, 40 15E.

5.40pm: Ras Banura bg S24W.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 50S, 39 50E.


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9 September 1916

On patrol.

Lat -9.95, Long 39.85

1.28am: Stopped to repair telemotor steering gear.

7.0am: Changed over to steam steering gear.

8.0am: Pos. 9 40S, 39 35E.

10.0am: Resumed steering with telemotor gear.

10.35am: Entered Lindi harbour.

11.45am: Turned ship and left Lindi.

3.0pm: Entered Mikindani harbour.

3.55pm: Turned ship and left.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 52S, 40 08E.


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10 September 1916

On patrol.

Lat -10.15, Long 40.2

8.0am: Pos. 10 00s, 40 10E.

11.0am: Looked into Mikindani Bay.

1.55pm: A/c to intercept steamer.

3.45pm: Lowered boat and boarded SS Duplex.

4.45pm: Boat returned. Proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 28S, 40 10E.


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11 September 1916

On patrol.

Lat -10.0, Long 40.0

8.0am: Pos. 10 11S, 40 2E.

9.0am: Entered Mikindani Bay. Landing party to muster and drill.

9.40am: Left Mikindani Bay.

1.0pm: Inspected Lindi harbour.

3.30pm: Left Lindi.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 29S, 39 57E.


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12 September 1916

On patrol to Mikindani Bay.

Lat -9.9, Long 39.85

8.0am: Pos. 9 35S, 39 40E.

6.0pm: Sighted HMS Thistle and set course to intercept.

7.0pm: Challenged, Thistle replied.

9.43pm: Anchored, Mikindani.


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13 September 1916

Mikindani Bay.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

2.30am: Canoe alongside, hoisted in.

7.0am: Lowered seven boats.

7.20am: Boats left.

3.30pm: Boats returned and hoisted.

A large fleet arrived in the bay at dawn, HMS’ Vengeance, Talbot, Hyacinth, Himalaya, Manica, Thistle and Rinaldo accompanied by HMWs Pickle, Fly and Echo, the collier Valentia and the transport Barjora. They disembarked troops to secure the town. See the logs of those ships for greater details. Princess’s boats presumably assisted in landing troops, stores and porters.


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14 September 1916

Mikindani Bay.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

10.45am: Ship touched bottom on North side. Sounded, 8 fathoms. Weighed and shifted billet.

11.20am: Anchored in 12 fathoms.

Bilges sounded at intervals, no increase.

Mids Griffiths and Beardsworth RNR joined ship.


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15 September 1916

Mikindani Bay.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

4.0am: HMS Vengeance, Talbot, Himalaya and Hyacinth left harbour.

5.40am: SS Barjora left.

9.30am: Collier Venetia alongside, commenced coaling.

3.45pm: Finished coaling, Venetia cast off to anchor.


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16 September 1916

Mikindani Bay.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17


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17 September 1916

Mikindani Bay.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

5.0am: Sent cutter ashore.

9.15am: Cutter returned.

10.15am: SS Venetia proceeded.

5.45pm: HMS Thistle moored alongside.

10.30pm: Thistle (Princess in log!) cast off and proceeded.


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18 September 1916

Mikindani Bay.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17


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19 September 1916

Mikindani Bay.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

11.30am: HMW Echo* alongside. Marines returned.

12.20pm: Echo left.

2.25pm: SS Venetia anchored in the bay.

* An armed whaler purchased in Durban, ex Barrowby.


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20 September 1916

(25 September in log)

Mikindani Bay.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12

7.30am: Weighed and proceeded into Mikindani harbour.

8.53am: Anchored.


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21 September 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12

Sick list 11.


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22 September 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12

Sick list 15.


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23 September 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12


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24 September 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12

Sick list 19.


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25 September 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12

7.0am: HMW Childers* alongside.

9.0am: Lt Williams and S/Lt Smith RNR left to Childers. Childers proceeded.

10.35am: 22 native porters joined for passage.

Sick list 20.

* (An armed whaler purchased in Durban, ex Norvegia, ran aground on Maunhane Reef, December 1917 and abandoned.)


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26 September 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12

10.40am: Machine gun crew returned from shore.

Sick list 19.


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27 September 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

5.36am: Weighed and proceeded out of harbour to anchor in the bay.

Sick list 19.


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28 September 1916

Mikindani to Lindi and at sea towards Zanzibar.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.05am: Weighed and proceeded.

9.50am: Anchored, Lindi.

Seedie boys arrived on ship at intervals.

11.15am: Mid. Griffiths RNR left ship for HMS Himalaya.

12.30pm: Wounded brought on board.

Sergeant Major of marines returned on board.

4.25pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 30S, 39 30E.

Sick list 17.


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29 September 1916

At sea to Zanzibar.

Lat -6.4, Long 39.25

5.05am: Ras Mkumbi bg S60W.

8.0am: Pos. 7 09S, 39 44E.

10.0am: Makatumbe LH bg S39W.

11.50am: Chumbe I. LH N32W.

1.48pm: Anchored, Zanzibar.

44 natives discharged to shore. Wounded discharged to hospital.

Collier Tremorvah alongside.

6.0pm: One Stoker discharged to HMS Challenger.

Sick list 13.


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30 September 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

6.25am: Commenced coaling.

Discharged Carpenter and L/Cpl of Marines to hospital.

Two German natives landed.

In pm: Water tanks alongside.

7.0pm: Finished coaling for the day.


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LOGS FOR OCTOBER 1916

(Zanzibar, Kilwa Kisiwani, Lindi, Mikindani and Lindi)


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Front cover, signed by Captain Lewin and Lt (N) Hernandez.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg, 43’ asl.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 17.


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1 October 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

12.15am: Water tank cast off.

5.50am: Commenced coaling.

9.40am: Water tanks alongside.

11.40am: Water tanks left.

7.30pm: Finished coaling, collier left.


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2 October 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

Muster for monthly payment.


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3 October 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2


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4 October 1916

Zanzibar and at sea for Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

1.15pm: One SBA discharged to RNB.

2.05pm: Five Seedie boys joined ship and one Fireman joined ship from hospital.

3.0pm: Five Seedie boys discharged to shore.

5.0pm: One rating joined for passage to HMS Hyacinth.

5.20pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 6 35S, 40 00E.


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5 October 1916

At sea to Kilwa Kisiwani and at sea.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

3.40am: Ras Mkumbi bg West, a/c S23E.

12.12pm: Anchored, Kilwa Kisiwani.

4.30pm: Read warrant No 8.

5.23pm: Weighed and proceeded, courses Southerly.


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6 October 1916

At sea to Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.33am : Anchored, Lindi harbour.

11.03am: HMW Charon* alongside for stores and water.

12.50pm: Charon left.

1.40pm: HMS Styx** alongside for stores and water.

3.30pm: Styx left to anchor.

* (Charon, an armed whaler purchased in Durban, ex Eclair)

** (Styx, an armed whaler purchased in Durban, ex Etoile)


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7 October 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

4.0am: HMW Styx proceeded.


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8 October 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.10am: HMW Styx alongside for water and stores.

9.10am: Styx proceeded.


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9 October 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74


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10 October 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.30am: HMW Styx alongside for provisions.

7.55am: Styx proceeded.


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11 October 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74


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12 October 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

1.0pm: HMS Rinaldo anchored in the bay. Received mail from same.

5.30pm: Rinaldo left.


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13 October 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74


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14 October 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

9.0am: HMW Styx alongside.

12 noon: HMS Himalaya anchored in the bay.

1.20pm: Styx proceeded.

1.45pm: HMS Rinaldo proceeded into inner harbour.


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15 October 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

11.0am: HMS Rinaldo proceeded out of harbour.

4.45pm: HMW Charon alongside for water.

6.0pm: Charon cast off to anchor.


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16 October 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

9.20am: HMS Trent arrived.

One Eng. S/Lt and one Marine discharged to Trent.

4.0pm: Trent left.


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17 October 1916

Lindi to Mikindani.

Lat -10.05, Long 40.05

7.11am: Weighed and proceeded.

Carried out 1” aiming rifle practice.

2.54pm: Anchored, Mikindani harbour.


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18 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

8.57am: Weighed and proceeded.

9.30am: Carried out 1” aiming rifle practice.

12.03pm: Anchored.


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19 October 1916

Mikindani at sea and return.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

7.0am: Weighed and proceeded.

Carried out 6” firing practice, all guns.

6.28pm: Anchored.


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20 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12

11.06am: Weighed and proceeded into inner harbour.

12.12pm: Anchored.


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21 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12


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22 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12


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23 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12

12 noon: HMS Himalaya arrived and anchored.

Discharged one midshipman to shore and one (Mid. Schofield, vide Himalaya’s log) to Himalaya for passage to Sudi.


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24 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12


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25 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12

Mustered bedding. Boys at boat pulling.


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26 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12


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27 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12


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28 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12


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29 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12


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30 October 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.27, Long 40.12

7.0pm: Five ratings joined ship for passage.


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31 October 1916

Mikindani to Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

5.26am: Weighed and proceeded.

9.18am: Stopped to receive mail from SS Barjora.

10.32am: Anchored, Lindi.

Discharged one rating to HMS Trent.

2.0pm: Trent proceeded.

4.0pm: One prisoner released from cells. Discharged five ratings.


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LOGS FOR NOVEMBER 1916

(Lindi, Mikindani, Lindi, Kilwa Kisiwani, Zanzibar, KK, Lindi, Sudi Bay and Mikindani)


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Front cover, signed by Captain Lewin and Lt (N) Hernandez.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg, 43’ asl.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 17.


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1 November 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.0am: Called hands. Marines fell in.

6.30am: Scrubbed decks.

9.05am: Divisions, prayers and physical drill.

Divisional 6” gun drill.

9.50am: One Major and one servant joined from shore.

4.45pm: Read warrant No 10.

8.30pm: Rounds.


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2 November 1916

Lindi to Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

5.0am: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0am: Pos. 10 06S, 40 18E.

9.0am: Anchored, Mikindani.

7.0pm: HMW Prattler in harbour.


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3 November 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

7.15am: HMW Prattler alongside for water.

1.15pm: Discharged 8 ratings to Prattler for Sudi. Prattler left.


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4 November 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

9.30am: Placed cell prisoner on sick list.


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5 November 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

Sunday routine.

In pm: Hoisted in all boats and secured for sea.


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6 November 1916

Mikindani to Lindi.

Lat -10.15, Long 40.2

8.20am: Received one sick rating from shore.

11.15am: Weighed and proceeded.

4.19pm: Anchored Lindi.


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7 November 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.15am: HMS Hyacinth anchored.

9.40am: HMW Salamander alongside for water. Two ratings rejoined ship.

2.30pm: Hyacinth left.

3.45pm: Salamander slipped and proceeded.

6.15pm: One Eng. S/Lt, one Gunner and three ratings joined for passage.


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8 November 1916

Lindi to Kilwa Kisiwani and at sea towards Zanzibar.

Lat -9.25, Long 39.75

6.15am: HMS Talbot arrived. Discharged one rating to same.

8.15am: Weighed and proceeded.

10.45am: Sighted SS Barjora steering South.

3.27pm: Anchored, Kilwa Kisiwani.

5.0pm: Weighed and proceeded.

6.0pm: One cell prisoner released.

8.0pm: Pos. 8 31S, 39 45E.


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9 November 1916

At sea.

Lat -6.25, Long 39.15

1.25am: Moresby Pt abeam.

7.35am: Makatumbe LH bg N82W.

8.0am: Pos. 6 45 30S, 30 29E.

10.25am: Chumbe LH bg N37W.

12.35pm: Anchored, Zanzibar.

2.0pm: HMS Rinaldo arrived.

2.15pm: Coal lighters alongside. Discharging heated coal.

Discharged one Marine to hospital and one PO to Rinaldo (PO F Savage for passage to HMS Mersey, vide Rinaldo’s log).


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10 November 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

Watch discharging heated coal from reserve bunker throughout the day.


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11 November 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

Watch discharging heated coal from reserve bunker throughout the day.

Two ratings discharged to hospital.


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12 November 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

Watch discharging heated coal from reserve bunker throughout the day.

7.15am: HMW Fly* left harbour.

3.10pm: HMW Echo proceeded.

*(An armed whaler, the ex German Sturmvogel and probably the ship in this picture)


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13 November 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

Watch discharging heated coal from reserve bunker.

11.30am: One Ldg Seaman discharged to hospital.

1.30pm: HMW Salamander arrived.

3.30pm: Finished clearing reserve bunker.

4.10pm: HMS Rinaldo left.

4.15pm: One fireman rejoined from hospital.


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14 November 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

6.0pm: Collier Persier secured alongside.


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15 November 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

5.30am: Commenced coaling.

10.0am: Taking in stores.

4.30pm: Read warrant No 11.

5.15pm: Stopped coaling.


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16 November 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

6.0am: Watch commenced coaling.

2.45pm: HMW Echo arrived.

6.45pm: Received stores for HMS Mersey.

Watch continues coaling.


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17 November 1916

Zanzibar and at sea towards Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -6.55, Long 39.35 (Long. 15 20.5E in log, somewhere in the Congo, so feasible position guessed by me, Ed.)

4.0am: Finished coaling.

5.20am: Collier slipped and proceeded.

One officer and two native servants joined for passage.

8.55am: Weighed and proceeded.

10.0am: Chumbe LH bg S72E.

7.27pm: Moresby Pt bg S38W, 6 miles.

8.0pm: Pos. 7 39S, 40 00 03E.


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18 November 1916

At sea to Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

4.0am: Reduced speed and circled awaiting daybreak.

4.45am: Proceeded.

6.52am: Anchored, Kilwa Kisiwani.

8.0am: Discharged one officer and two servants to shore.

8.45am: Collier Glendene alongside. Commenced coaling.

6.0pm: Finished coaling.


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19 November 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani to Lindi.

Lat -9.25, Long 39.7

6.0am: SS Glendene slipped and proceeded.

8.30am: Lighter with cattle arrived.

9.40am: Weighed and proceeded.

5.25pm: Anchored, Lindi.


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20 November 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74


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21 November 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74


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22 November 1916

Lindi to Kilwa Kisiwani and at sea to return.

Lat -9.05, Long 39.65

6.18am: Weighed and proceeded.

11.35am: C Kilwa bg N31W.

1.30pm: Anchored, Kilwa Kisiwani.

Temp. S/Lt JF Keir RNR joined ship, Lt Adamson RNR discharged to HMS Himalaya. (Names from Himalaya´s log)

4.45pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 01S, 39 50E.


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23 November 1916

At sea to Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.12am: Anchored, Lindi.

7.30am: HMW Fly alongside for water.

7.40am: Fly slipped and proceeded.


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24 November 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.12am: HMS Challenger anchored.

6.30am: One cell prisoner released.

7.40am: HMW Pickle* alongside for water.

10.15am: Pickle cast off and proceeded.

11.30am: Challenger weighed and proceeded.

* (An armed whaler, the ex German Seeadler)


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25 November 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74


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26 November 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

9.30am: HMW Fly arrived and came alongside for water.

1.05pm: Fly left.


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27 November 1916

Lindi to Sudi Bay and Mikindani Bay.

Lat -10.08, Long 39.95

7.14am: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0am: Pos. 9 57 30S, 39 51E.

9.20am: Anchored, Sudi Bay.

Two ratings returned from shore (sick).

2.45pm: Weighed and proceeded.

5.33pm: Anchored, Mikindani.


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28 November 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17


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29 November 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

6.10am: HMW Pickle alongside for water.

8.30am: Pickle left.


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30 November 1916

Mikindani to Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.45am: One military officer and servant joined for passage.

7.18am: One Midshipman returned and eight ratings joined for passage.

7.27am: Weighed and proceeded.

12.07pm: Anchored, Lindi.

5.45pm: HMS Rinaldo came into outer harbour. (Lindi has two harbours, inner and outer.)

8.10pm: Rinaldo left harbour.


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LOGS FOR DECEMBER 1916

(Lindi, Mikindani, Palma, Zanzibar and Kilwa Kisiwani)


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Front cover, signed by Captain Lewin and Lt (N) Hernandez.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg, 43’ asl.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 17.


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1 December 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

5.30am: Called Marines and hands.

6.0am: Same fall in.

6.30am: SS Barjora arrived and entered inner harbour.

7.20am: HMW Fly arrived and entered inner harbour.

8.45am: Both watches painting.

12.15pm: Fly left.

In pm: Both watches painting.

6.0pm: Barjora shifted to outer harbour.

Muster for monthly payment.

8.30pm: Rounds.


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2 December 1916

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

3.0am: SS Barjora weighed and proceeded.

6.08am: HMS Rinaldo arrived and entered inner harbour.

2.20pm: HMW Fly alongside. One Mid. and six ratings returned from Sudi. Discharged one CPO and eight ratings to Fly for passage to Zanzibar.

3.40pm: Fly cast off and entered inner harbour.


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3 December 1916

Lindi to Kiswere and at sea for Mikindani.

Lat -9.4, Long 39.58

4.20am: HMW Fly put to sea.

7.11am: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0am: Pos. 9 53 10S, 39 50E.

12 noon: Anchored, Kiswere.

1.45pm: HMW Echo put to sea.

6.40pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 24S, 39 43E.


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4 December 1916

At sea to Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

11.37am: Anchored, Mikindani.


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5 December 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17


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6 December 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17


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7 December 1916

Mikindani.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

6.0am: Sighted a dhow, bearing NE by N.

11.25am: HMW Echo arrived with dhow in tow and came alongside for water.

Received a quantity of timber from Echo.

Received one Seaman from Echo sick. Lent one rating to Echo.

3.30pm: Echo proceeded with dhow in tow.


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8 December 1916

Mikindani and at sea towards Palma.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

1.10pm: HMW Childers alongside with mails and stores.

3.10pm: Childers slipped and proceeded.

5.25pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 12 30S, 40 19E.


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9 December 1916

At sea to Palma.

Lat -10.72, Long 40.58

3.48am: Cape Delgado Lt bg S80W.

6.36am: Anchored off Palma, Tunghi Bay (Baia de Tungue),


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10 December 1916

Palma and at sea.

Lat -10.6, Long 40.75 (Long. 4 44E in log)

6.28am: HMS Talbot anchored.

10.09am: Weighed and proceeded.

11.40am: Cape Delgado bg West, 5.5 miles.

8.0pm: Pos. 8 49S, 42 20 30E.


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11 December 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

5.0am: HMW Prattler sighted steering North.

8.0am: Pos. 6 57S, 39 40E.

10.15am: Chumbe LH bg N31W.

12.22pm: Anchored, Zanzibar.

Discharged one Mid. to hospital and one stoker to RNB.

3.0pm: Prattler mentioned.

Colliers Burnholme* and Cressington Court alongside. Commenced coaling.

9.0pm: Stopped coaling for the night.

* Burnholme, 1904, 3,423 tons, Rowland and Marwood, sold in 1923 and renamed Medmenham, scrapped 1933.


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12 December 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

6.0am: Hands fall in for coaling.

One rating discharged to hospital.

6.0pm: Finished coaling, cleared up decks.


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13 December 1916

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

6.30am: Colliers slipped and proceeded.

“Had occasion to reprimand Act. Lt F Keir RNR, for negligently performing his duties as officer of the watch during the middle watch on the morning of the 12th December”.


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14 December 1916

Zanzibar and at sea to Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -6.25, Long 39.15

10.0am: Two Lts and one Mid. discharged to SS Khalifa. One doctor joined ship.

11.15am: Weighed and proceeded.

4.0pm: Makatumbe LH bg N82W.

8.0pm: Pos. 7 21S, 39 50E.


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15 December 1916

At sea to Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

7.15am: Anchored Kilwa Kisiwani.

9.10am: Discharged one Ldg Seaman, one Signalman and one Seedy boy to shore. Discharged two LS and one AB to HMS Challenger.

“Had occasion to reprimand Eng. Lt SB Hirschfield RNR, for conduct unbecoming an officer in telling a lie to the Executive officer, when enquiring on the 14th December into a case of assault.”


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16 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

8.30pm: HMT Jeddah arrived.

8.40pm: HMT Pemba arrived.


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17 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

4.30am: One Lt, one AB and one Seedie discharged to shore for special duty.

11.35am: SS Chakdara* in.

4.30pm: Three engineer officers, one AB and one Carpenter discharged to shore for special duty.

* Chakdara, The first of two BISN Co ships of this name, 1914, 3,035 tons, sold in 1933, renamed Burmestan.


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18 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55


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19 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

10.35am: Transport Malakuta arrived.

11.40am: Transport Glencluny arrived.

5.25pm: Malakuta proceeded.


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20 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

9.10am: Transport Nile arrived.

9.38am: HMS Challenger arrived.

10.01am: One CPO W/T Operator, one Air Mechanic and one native joined ship.

11.30am: Two Lts rejoined ship.

In pm: Getting in stores from Challenger.

Discharged two ratings to Challenger and one rating joined from same.

3.30pm: One Squadron Cdr joined ship.

4.30pm: Nile left.

5.0pm: Challenger weighed and proceeded.


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21 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

7.30am: One Flight S/Lt and four Air Mechanics joined ship.

12.45pm: HMW Salamander alongside.

Received 27 bags of mail for shore.

One Flight S/Lt discharged to Salamander.

2.30pm: Salamander cast off to anchor.

3.45pm: HMW Childers alongside. One AB discharged to same.

4.30pm: Collier Cressington Court arrived.

5.0pm: Salamander and Childers proceeded.

6.30pm: HMS Talbot arrived. One Flight Lt joined ship.

6.40pm: Discharged stores to Talbot.


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22 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

8.0am: HMTs Montrose and Clan MacPhee arrived.

2.0pm: SS Cressington Court proceeded.

4.0pm: Landed Marine guard, four men.

5.30pm: One Air Mechanic joined ship.

6.0pm: HMT Jeddah proceeded.


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23 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

7.25am: HMS Talbot proceeded.

12.30pm: One Lt, one Seaman and one Seedie returned to ship.

4.30pm: HMW Childers arrived.

4.55pm: Childers left.


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24 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

Sunday routine.


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25 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

Sunday routine.


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26 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

11.0am: HMT Elele arrived.


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27 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

6.0am: HMS Challenger proceeded.

9.45am: Discharged one rating to shore.

11.0am: Shifted berth.

1.0pm: SS Khalifa left.


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28 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

2.30pm: ZSS Pemba arrived.

2.40pm: HMS Challenger arrived.

3.40pm: HMW Prattler alongside.

3.45pm: HMW Styx arrived.

5.15pm: Prattler proceeded out of harbour. Styx went alongside Challenger.

6.0pm: SS Cressington Court arrived alongside Challenger.

8.45pm: Styx proceeded out of harbour.


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29 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

1.15pm: SS Cressington Court alongside, commenced coaling.

2.55pm: One Squadron Cdr, one Lt and one native discharged to HMS Challenger.

4.0pm: Challenger weighed and proceeded.

6.30pm: Stopped coaling.


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30 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

5.40am: Carried on coaling from Cressington Court.

7.15am: HMS Rinaldo arrived alongside collier.

8.40am: HMS Thistle arrived and anchored.

11.25am: Thistle came alongside forepart of collier.

3.15pm: Finished coaling.

5.35pm: Rinaldo slipped and proceeded.

6.0pm: Collier proceeded to anchorage.


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31 December 1916

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

7.0am: Thistle proceeded.

2.28pm: HMW Pickle alongside.

2.55pm: Pickle cast off and proceeded.

5.0pm: One Eng. Lt/Cdr and two Eng. S/Lts returned from duty ashore.


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LOGS FOR JANUARY 1917

(Kilwa Kisiwani, Zanzibar, KK, Zanzibar, KK, Lindi and Zanzibar)


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Front cover, signed by Lt (N) Hernandez.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg, 43’ asl.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 17.


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1 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

5.30am: Called Marines. (Marines are technically “idlers”, they don’t keep a watch, so are called half an hour early to prevent them giving themselves airs.)

6.0am: Marines fell in. Called watch.

6.30am: Watch scrub decks.

7.20am: Three ratings returned from shore duties.

9.05am: Divisions, prayers, physical drill.

2.0pm: Leave to Seedies.

5.0pm: Seedies returned.

6.0pm: On lookouts.

6.30pm: Posted sentries.

8.30pm: Rounds.


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2 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

6.30am: One Flt Lt left ship.

9.30am: Five Air Mechanics left ship.

In pm: Muster for monthly payment.


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3 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55


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4 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

1.35pm: HMWs Charon and Salamander alongside. Nine ratings joined ship temporarily.

3.15pm: HMT Montrose arrived.

4.0pm: Salamander slipped and proceeded.

5.0pm: Charon slipped and proceeded.

5.15pm: SS Bechuana arrived.

7.0pm: One Mid. returned from hospital.

One Lt and one rating returned from shore duty.


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5 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani and at sea towards Zanzibar.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

6.0am: 12 Ratings left ship.

9.30am: HMS Challenger arrived.

12.30pm: One officer and native servant joined ship.

1.0pm: Discharged Mid. Weale to Challenger.

1.50pm: One officer and 21 RMAs (Royal Marine Artillery) joined ship for passage.

2.20pm: Weighed and proceeded.

11.40pm: Ras Mkumbi bg West 12 miles.


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6 January 1917

At sea to Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

7.55am: Anchored (off Dar-es-salaam).

8.0am: Tug alongside. Discharged three officers, one native and 21 RMA to Dar-es-salaam.

8.40am: Weighed and proceeded,

12.39pm: Anchored, Zanzibar.

Two ratings left ship. Discharged four ratings to hospital.

3.0pm: Ammunition lighter alongside.

3.45pm: HMS Mersey arrived.


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7 January 1917

Zanzibar and at sea towards Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

4.30pm: One AP (possibly Ass. Paymaster) left for hospital.

4.45pm: HMS Himalaya arrived and anchored.

Two native prisoners discharged to Himalaya.

5.30pm: One AP discharged to Himalaya, sick (possibly a confusion with the earlier entry)

6.50pm: One signal rating joined from Himalaya.

7.08pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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8 January 1917

At sea to Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -8.4, Long 39.75

6.37am: Mkumbi LH bg West, a/c S23W.

4.02pm: Anchored, Kilwa Kisiwani.

4.45pm: Nos 13 and 14 warrants read.

One Signalman discharged to HMS Challenger.

5.30pm: Challenger sailed.


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9 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

In am: Port watch landed seining party (A popular and useful job, laying a seine net from the boats and drawing it ashore as the native fishermen do).


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10 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

9.30am: Port watch landed under arms.


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11 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

6.0am: Both watches landed for drill.

8.45am: SS Barjora arrived.

In pm: Landed Seedies of watch for leave.


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12 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

6.30am: HMT Montrose arrived.

10.0am: One AP joined ship from hospital.

12 noon: HS Guildford Castle arrived.

4.25pm: HMS Himalaya anchored.

Two RNVR ratings discharged to Himalaya.

5.30pm: Himalaya weighed and proceeded.


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13 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

9.40am: One AB joined from shore, sick.

4.45pm: HMT Montrose left.

5.15pm: HS Guildford Castle left.


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14 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

6.40am: HMW Fly arrived and anchored.

11.45am: One rating discharged to Fly.

2.45pm: Fly weighed and proceeded.

5.0pm: HS Gascon left.


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15 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

12.50pm: HMW Prattler alongside.

2.20pm: Prattler slipped and proceeded.

4.0pm: Read No 15 warrant.


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16 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

2.30pm: Collier Polvena alongside. Commenced coaling.


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17 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani and at sea for Zanzibar.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

3.30am: Finished coaling, received 290 tons.

10.25am: Collier Polvena proceeded to anchorage.

4.45pm: HMS Talbot arrived and anchored.

One rating discharged to Talbot.

5.30pm: Two ratings joined ship.

5.31pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 8 45S, 39 43 30E.


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18 January 1917

At sea to Zanzibar.

Lat -6.45, Long 39.3

2.25am: Mafia Lt (Moresby Pt) bg West, a/c N27W.

11.36am: Chumbe Lt bg N32W.

2.10pm: Anchored, Zanzibar.

Discharged one rating to HMW Styx and one to shore.


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19 January 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

10.45am: Eng. Lt Brown discharged to hospital, Mid. Rowe to HMW Styx.

11.50am: Mid. Schofield joined ship.

In pm: Discharged one rating to hospital.

Discharged one native interpreter to shore.


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20 January 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

Water tanks alongside throughout the day.

3.30pm: Three native servants joined ship.

5.57pm: HMWs Charon and Styx proceeded to sea.


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21 January 1917

Zanzibar and at sea for Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -6.6, Long 39.4 (approx)

Water tanks alongside thoughout the day.

6.18am: HMS Thistle put to sea.

8.0am: Flt Lt Dunn and one rating joined ship for passage.

8.40am: One rating rejoined ship from hospital.

9.30am: Weighed and proceeded.

11.05am: Passed SS Denbigh Hall.

2.05pm: Passed HMWs Echo and Childers steering North.

8.0pm: Pos. 7 30S, 39 55E.

9.56pm: Moresby Pt bg West, 7.5 miles. A/C S18W.


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22 January 1917

At sea to Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

8.0am: Pos. 8 50S (E in log), 39 40E.

9.45am: Anchored, Kilwa Kisiwani.

Three natives left ship for HMS Talbot.

1.15pm: Flt Lt Bunn and one rating left ship for shore.

Football and bathing parties landed.

7.40pm: Concert party left for Talbot.


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23 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55


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24 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

1.10pm: Garth alongside for water.

1.30pm: Garth left. (Garth is a local tug.)


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25 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

6.0am: Hands fell in and left ship for shore, but returned owing to weather (rain).

8.20am: Two ratings joined ship from Kilwa hospital.


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26 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

3.0pm: HMWs Fly and Prattler secured alongside. Discharged one officer and one rating to Fly, 10 tons of water to Prattler.

5.12pm: Fly and Prattler cast off and proceeded out of harbour.


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27 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55


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28 January 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani and at sea for Lindi.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

11.45am: Two sick ratings joined ship from shore.

4.45pm: HMS Talbot arrived and anchored.

6.14pm: Weighed and proceeded out of harbour.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 10S, 39 50E.


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29 January 1917

At sea to Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

8.0am: Pos. 9 55S, 39 50E.

8.20am: Anchored, Lindi.

9.45am: One Flt Lt and 10 air ratings joined ship from HMS Himalaya.

10.0am: Received seaplane from Himalaya.

Prattler weighed and proceeded up harbour.

10.40am: HMS Rinaldo in.

10.50am: HMS Thistle proceeded out of harbour.

11.30am: Two cell prisoners joined ship for confinement.

8.15pm: Himalaya proceeded out of harbour.


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30 January 1917

Lindi to Kilwa Kisiwani and on to Zanzibar.

Lat -9.8, Long 39.8 (approx, position in log on dry land.)

9.32am: Weighed and proceeded.

4.10pm: Stopped in Kilwa Kisiwani harbour. Three sick ratings joined from HMS Talbot.

Discharged six ratings to MB Doris.

5.10pm: Left harbour.

8.0pm: Pos. 8 37S, 39 44E.


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31 January 1917

At sea to Zanzibar and at sea for Lindi.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

1.0am: Moresby Pt bg West 12 miles, a/c N24W.

7.10am: Communicated with SS Aragon (RMSP Co).

8.0am: Pos. 6 35S, 39 25E.

10.54am: Anchored, Zanzibar.

11.30am: Discharged seaplane and stores to RNAS depot and eight ratings to hospital.

Ten air ratings discharged to shore.

One rating returned from and one discharged to hospital.

12 native trimmers and one native cook joined ship.

4.0pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 6 45S, 39 30E.


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LOGS FOR FEBRUARY 1917

(Kiswere, Lindi, Kilwa Kisiwani, Lindi, Zanzibar and KK.)


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Front cover, signed by Lt (N) Hernandez.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg, 43’ asl.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 17.


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1 February 1917

At sea to Kiswere and at sea.

Lat -9.15, Long 39.75

8.0am: Pos. 9 00S, 39 55E.

1.10pm: Stopped and discharged stores to HMS Talbot.

2.02pm: Proceeded.

3.40pm: Anchored, Kiswere harbour.

5.40pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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2 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and at sea on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.08am: Sighted HMS Manica bg SE.

7.20am: Anchored, Lindi.

8.54am: Manica anchored.

Discharged stores to HMS Rinaldo and HMW Prattler.

10.25am: Prattler left harbour.

11.0am: Discharged petrol and stores to Manica.

6.16pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 55S, 39 55E.


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3 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

8.0am: Pos. 9 37S, 39 47E.

10.50am: Anchored, Lindi.

6.51pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 55S, 39 53E.


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4 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.45am: Anchored, Lindi.

4.20pm: HMW Fly entered harbour.

6.45pm: Weighed, stopped engines off HMS Manica. Proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 55S, 39 58E.


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5 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.35am: Anchored, Lindi.

7.40am: HMS Manica arrived and anchored.

1.40pm: HMW Pickle entered harbour.

2.0pm: Pickle left.

6.15pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 56S, 39 55E.


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6 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.25am: Carried out 1” aiming rifle practice.

8.0am: Pos. 10 00S, 40 00E.

8.01am: Communicated with HMW Fly.

11.20am: Anchored, Lindi.

6.22pm: Weighed, stopped engines off HMS Manica. Proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 55S, 39 55E.


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7 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

8.0am: Pos. 9 52S, 39 50E.

11.32am: Anchored, Lindi.

2.20pm: HMW Fly alongside. Discharged one native fireman to same.

6.13pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 55S, 39 57E.


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8 February 1917

On patrol.

Lat -10.35, Long 40.5

8.0am: Pos. 10 05S, 39 15E.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 40S, 39 55E.


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9 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

4.45am: Challenged HMW Pickle.

5.05am: Challenged HMS Manica.

7.20am: Anchored, Lindi.

9.15am: Pickle alongside. Discharged one rating to same.

11.0am: Pickle proceeded out of harbour.

6.33pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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10 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.38am: Anchored, Lindi.

12.12pm: HMS Talbot arrived and anchored.

5.15pm: HMW Pickle proceeded up harbour.

6.15pm: Talbot left.

7.0pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 00S, 40 10E.


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11 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.49am: Anchored, Lindi.

4.15pm: HMS Thistle arrived and proceeded up harbour.

5.30pm: HMS Rinaldo anchored. Discharged two ratings to same.

6.45pm: Weighed and proceeded.

7.30pm: Met HMW Fly.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 10S, 40 00E.


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12 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.30am: Target practice.

12 noon: Anchored, Lindi.

1.40pm: HMW Fly alongside.

3.15pm: Fly proceeded.

6.30pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 00S, 40 00E.


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13 February 1917

At sea to Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.05, Long 39.7

6.30am. Swung ship for compass adjustment.

2.35pm: Stopped off collier Polvena. Secured to same. Commenced coaling. Two ratings joined ship.

5.15pm: HMS Rinaldo weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Finished coaling for the night.


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14 February 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

5.45am: Commenced coaling.

2.30pm: Discharged two ratings to shore.

2.45pm: HMS Thistle arrived and came alongside collier.

7.15pm: Finished coaling.


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15 February 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani and at sea for Lindi.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

7.15am: Cast off to anchor.

10.24am: HMW Pickle alongside.

12.24pm: Pickle left.

2.10pm: HMW Fly arrived and anchored.

4.30pm: HMW Childers alongside. Discharged two ratings to same for hospital.

4.55pm: Fly alongside.

5.40pm: Childers left.

6.20pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 00S, 39 40E.


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16 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

8.0am: Pos. 9 55S, 39 55E.

8.52am: Anchored, Lindi.

5.15pm: HMW Fly proceeded up harbour.

6.56pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 00S, 40 00E.


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17 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.28am: Anchored, Lindi.

4.30pm: Nos 16 and 17 warrants read.

8.43pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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18 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.32am: Anchored, Lindi.

5.25pm: HMS Fly passed up harbour.

8.44pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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19 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

8.42am: Anchored, Lindi. HMW Fly alongside.

11.02am: Fly put to sea.

4.15pm: Read No 18 warrant for cells.

6.29pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 00S, 39 45E.


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20 February 1917

At sea to Mikindani and at sea for Lindi.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

7.35am: Anchored, Mikindani. HMW Pickle alongside.

12.38pm: Pickle proceeded.

5.51pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 05S, 40 10E.


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21 February 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.30am: Anchored, Lindi. HMW Fly alongside.

8.40am: Fly proceeded up harbour.

11.20am: Fly proceeded to sea.

2.35pm: HMW Pickle passed in.

8.15pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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22 February 1917

At sea to Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

5.0am: Sighted HMS Talbot.

6.41am: Anchored, Lindi.

8.25am: Lowered six lifeboats for disembarkation of troops.

6.45pm: Talbot weighed and proceeded.


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23 February 1917

Lindi and at sea for Zanzibar

Lat -9.6, Long 39.85

6.50am: HMS Talbot anchored.

7.55am: HMS Minerva anchored.

9.05am: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 8 02S, 40 05E.

9.35pm: Ras Mkumbi bg West, 12 miles.

9.55pm: Passed HMW Prattler.

11.0pm: Passed HMS Thistle.


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24 February 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

9.15am: Anchored, Zanzibar.

Water tanks alongside throughout the day.

11.15am: Discharged two ratings to hospital.

4.40pm: HS Gascon proceeded to sea.


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25 February 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

Water tanks alongside throughout the day.

Discharged one Seedy boy and one Seedy boy joined ship.

Discharged two boys to hospital.

8.0pm: Landed patrol for absentee.

Absentee returned.


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26 February 1917

Zanzibar and at sea.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

10.0am: HMW Pickle anchored.

Discharged two ratings to hospital.

2.0pm: HMS Talbot arrived and anchored.

3.15pm: Two Seedy boys joined ship for passage.

4.30pm: Read Nos 19 and 20 warrants for cells.

5.45pm: HMW Charon arrived and anchored.

7.0pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 6 17S, 39 13E.


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27 February 1917

At sea to Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -8.4, Long 39.75

5.45am: Stopped and communicated with HMS Thistle, discharged provisions.

7.09am: Moresby Pt LH abeam 5 miles.

8.0am: Pos. 8 00S, 39 55E.

4.45pm: Secured alongside collier Lynton Grange*, Kilwa Kisiwani.

HS Gascon proceeded to sea.

* Lynton Grange, the first of two Houlder Line ships of this name, 1912, 4,252 grt, scrapped in 1933.


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28 February 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

5.55am: Commenced coaling.

9.15am: HMS Minerva arrived and anchored.

5.20pm: Minerva weighed and proceeded.

6.30pm: Finished coaling for the night.


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LOGS FOR MARCH 1917

(Kilwa Kisiwani, Lindi for night coastal patrols, South to Beira to escort HMS Trent Northwards, Zanzibar and Lindi for more patrols)


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Front cover, signed by Lt (N) Hernandez.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg, 43’ asl.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 17.


THE VOYAGES OF HMS PRINCESS
Operations off south-eastern Africa and in the Indian Ocean

JP map Princess Africa/India

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1 March 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani and at sea for Lindi.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

5.30am: Commenced coaling.

7.0am: Finished coaling. Cast off to anchor.

11.35am: SS SS Professor* arrived and anchored.

Two Flt Lts and 11 Air Mechanics joined ship.

Received seaplane from HMS Manica

5.51pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 00S, 39 44E.

* Professor, formerly Professor Woermann, the third of three Woermann Line ships with this name, 1912, 6,061 grt, captured 1914, renamed Professor and operated by Union Castle Line until 1921.


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2 March 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.45am: Anchored, Lindi.

2.0pm: HMS Minerva weighed and proceeded.

4.30pm: HMSTalbot arrived and anchored.

4.45pm: Hands mustered for monthly payment.

8.0pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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3 March 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.52am: Anchored, Lindi.

7.10am: HMW Prattler alongside.

9.0am: Prattler proceeded up harbour.

1.0pm: Prattler left harbour.

6.0pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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4 March 1917

At sea to Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

8.28am: Anchored, Lindi.

11.0am: HMS Talbot left harbour.

2.0pm: Tanker Cyrena and HMT Barjora proceeded up harbour.

4.45pm: Four boats left ship and proceeded up harbour.


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5 March 1917

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

9.14am: Weighed and proceeded out of harbour to meet and convoy Cable Ship Sherard Osborn (Osborne in log).

10.46am: Anchored.

2.25pm: Sherard Osborn (Oborne in log) weighed and proceeded up harbour.

4.30pm: Two cell prisoners released.


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6 March 1917

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.0am: HMS Thistle arrived and proceeded up harbour.

3.0pm: CS Sherard Osborn left inner harbour and anchored in outer harbour.

5.0pm: Tug Garth alongside for water.

5.28pm: Garth left.

5.40pm: Boats returned from Lindi.


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7 March 1917

Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.30am: SS Barjora left harbour.

7.35am: HMS Rinaldo anchored in outer harbour.

11.50am: Rinaldo and CS Sherard Osborn proceeded out of harbour.

4.15pm: HMW Pickle alongside.

6.15pm: Pickle proceeded into inner harbour.

8.08pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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8 March 1917

At sea to Lindi and at sea for Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

8.0am: Pos. 9 55S, 39 55E.

9.45am: Anchored, Lindi.

1.0pm: Tug Garth alongside for water.

2.35pm: Garth proceeded up harbour.

6.15pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 50S, 39 58E.


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9 March 1917

At sea on patrol, to Kilwa Kisiwani and on patrol.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

8.0am: Pos. 8 55S, 39 40E.

8.40am: Anchored, Kilwa Kisiwani.

5.46pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 00S, 40 00E.


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10 March 1917

On patrol and to Lindi.

Lat -9.65, Long 39.8

8.0am: Pos. 9 10S, 39 45E.

11.0am: Passed HMS Rinaldo bound North.

2.45pm: Anchored, Lindi.

4.30pm: SS Montrose weighed and proceeded up harbour.


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11 March 1917

Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

8.0am: Tug Garth alongside for water.

9.0am: Seaplane returned and hoisted inboard.

9.10am: Garth proceeded.

6.0am: Seaplane hoisted out.


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12 March 1917

Lindi and at sea.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

11.30am: CS Sherard Osborn put to sea.

4.30pm: Seaplane left ship for shore.

Discharged two Flt officers, 11 ratings and three natives to shore. One Fireman to hospital.

8.0pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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13 March 1917

At sea.

Lat -10.7, Long 41.0

5.40am: Sighted HMS Talbot.

8.0am: Pos. 10 15S, 40 25E.

4.0pm: Replaced standard compass by Chetwynd No.

8.0pm: Pos. 12 05S, 41 00E


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14 March 1917

At sea.

Lat -14.8, Long 41.0

8.0am: Pos. 13 52S, 41 00E.

8.0pm: Pos. 16 35E, 41 00E.


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15 March 1917

At sea.

Lat -17.9, Long 38.95

8.0am: Pos. 17 30S, 39 30E.

4.30pm: Read warrant No 2.

8.0pm: Pos. 18 35S, 37 40E.


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16 March 1917

At sea.

Lat -19.85, Long 35.35

8.0am: Pos. 19 38S, 35 50E.

11.50am: Rendezvoused with HMS Trent.

A/c, N77E, Trent keeping station. (Trent has 450 troops from Beira for Kilindini.)

4.0pm: Communicated with Trent. Four ratings joined from same.

8.0pm: Pos. 19 20S, 36 30E.


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17 March 1917

At sea.

Lat -18.05, Long 38.65

8.0am: Pos. 18 38S, 38 10E.

8.0pm: Pos. 17 10E, 39 50E.


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18 March 1917

At sea.

Lat -15.6, Long 41.1

8.0am: Pos. 15 55S, 41 00E.

8.01am: Stopped and boarded SS Kioto. Allowed to proceed.

4.05pm: Stopped and communicated with HMS Trent. Received a chronometer from same.

8.0pm: Pos. 14 26S, 41 15E.


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19 March 1917

At sea.

Lat -11.95, Long 41.1

8.0am: Pos. 12 25S, 41 02E.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 50S, 41 01E.

3.0pm: Intercepted and signalled SS Llandrindod and received reply. Resumed course.

4.0pm: Stopped and communicated with HMS Trent.


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20 March 1917

At sea.

Lat -8.85, Long 40.25

8.0am: Pos. 9 25S, 40 20E.

4.0pm: Stopped and communicated with HMS Trent. (Trent is supplying Princess with meat and stores.)


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21 March 1917

At sea to Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

8.0am: Parted company with HMS Trent (off Dar-es-salaam).

11.17am: Anchored, Zanzibar. Commenced watering.

4.0pm: Collier Lynton Grange alongside.


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22 March 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

6.0am: Commenced coaling.

11.0am: Finished watering, 700 tons.

1.45pm: Discharged two native firemen to the shore

2.15pm: Two boys joined ship from hospital.

2.45pm: One rating joined ship from HMW Prattler.

3.30pm: 18 ratings for disposal received from HMS Minerva.

7.45pm: Finished coaling, 850 tons.


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23 March 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

6.40am: Collier Lynton Grange cast off.

9.30am: Two native trimmers and one Seedie boy joined ship.

Hands receiving 6 pdr ammunition.

5.50pm: HMW Childers left.

7.50pm: HMS Talbot anchored.

9.0pm: HMT Royal George anchored.


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24 March 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

7.20am: HMS Manica arrived.

1.30pm: HMS Minerva weighed and proceeded.

4.0pm: Discharged 18 ratings to HMS Talbot.

Three ratings joined ship from Talbot for passage.


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25 March 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

6.15am: HMS Manica weighed and proceeded.

11.0am: Discharged two ratings to HMS Talbot.

11.30am: HMHS Gascon weighed and proceeded.

11.40am: Discharged one officer and one seaman to hospital.


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26 March 1917

Zanzibar and at sea towards Lindi.

Lat -6.9, Long 39.55

6.10am: Weighed and proceeded.

6.48am: Passed HMW Pickle.

8.0am: Pos. 6 24S, 39 14E.

6.15pm: Moresby Pt Lt bg West, 6.5 miles. A/c S6W.

8.0pm: Pos. 7 56S 40 01E.


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27 March 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

8.0am: Pos. 9 21S, 40 00E.

11.38am: Anchored, Lindi. HMS’ Manica and Thistle in company. Discharged stores and one rating to Thistle.

One LS joined ship.

6.24pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 57S, 39 15E.


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28 March 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.51am: Anchored, Lindi.

8.20am: HMS Manica proceeded to inner harbour.

11.20am: Discharged one LS to SS Barjora.

3.30pm: HMS Thistle went alongside collier (Baron Minto, vide Thistle’s log) in outer anchorage.

5.0pm: HMS Childers alongside for water.

5.40pm: Childers cast off.

6.22pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 39 56E, 9 53S.


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29 March 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

8.0am: Pos. 9 57S, 39 52E.

10.32am. Anchored, Lindi.

1.45pm: HMS Thistle cast off and proceeded to inner harbour.

4.30pm: One cell prisoner released.

6.33pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 54S, 39 55E.


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30 March 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.36am: Anchored, Lindi.

11.40am: HMW Echo put to sea.

6.38pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 54S, 39 55E.


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31 March 1917

At sea to Lindi.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.58am: Anchored, Lindi.


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LOGS FOR APRIL 1917

(Lindi, Mikindani and Kilwa Kiswani on night patrols, Zanzibar and Dar-es-salaam)


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Front cover, signed by Lt (N) Hernandez.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg, 43’ asl.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra 9538.


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1 April 1917

Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.27pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 34S, 39 55E.


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2 April 1917

At sea to Mikindani and on night patrol.

Lat -10.15, Long 40.2

8.0am: Pos. 10 24S, 40 23E.

12.20pm: Anchored, Mikindani.

6.0pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 00S, 40 14E.


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3 April 1917

At sea to Mikindani and on night patrol.

Lat -10.25, Long 40.17

5.20am: Sighted HMW Echo.

7.40am: Anchored in Mikindani Bay. Echo alongside.

11.0am: Echo cast off and proceeded up harbour.

4.45pm: Echo returned from harbour. One Major WIR (West Indian Regiment) and one native servant joined ship. Echo returned to harbour.

5.51pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 10 00S, 40 14E.


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4 April 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.54am: Anchored, Lindi.

11.15am: HMW Echo arrived and proceeded to inner harbour.

1.05pm: HMW Childers alongside for water.

1.30pm: Echo stopped to communicate and proceeded to sea.

1.56pm: HMS Manica proceeded to outer anchorage.

Childers completed with water, 10 tons, then cast off to anchor.

6.15pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 34S, 39 54E.


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5 April 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.09am: Anchored, Lindi.

7.30am: HMS Manica weighed and proceeded.

8.10pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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6 April 1917

At sea to Kilwa Kisiwani and on night patrol.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

7.37am: Anchored, Kilwa Kisiwani.

9.0am: Hands receiving stores from HMS Trent.

5.30pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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7 April 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.10am: Anchored, Lindi. HMW Echo came alongside for water.

10.20am: Echo completed with water, 10 tons, cast off and proceeded to sea.

6.25pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 35S, 39 53E.


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8 April 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.19am: Anchored, Lindi.

6.22pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 34S, 39 55E.

9.05pm: Stopped engines to adjust telemotor gear.


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9 April 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

12.40am: Telemotor gear adjusted.

8.25am: Anchored, Lindi.

6.22pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 34S, 39 54E.


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10 April 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.26am: Anchored, Lindi.

7.15am: HMS Manica arrived and entered inner harbour.

Manica and Thistle at anchor.

6.30pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 34S, 39 53E.


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11 April 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.0am: Anchored, Lindi.

8.45am: HMS Talbot anchored.

At anchor, HMS’ Manica, Thistle and Talbot.

9.30am: Disciplinary Court assembled on board, Cdr H Boyes (HMS Thistle) President, for trial of Temp. Eng. Lt/Cdr Arthur Clifford Walker RNR and Temp. Ass. Payr Samuel Webster Griffin RNR.

12.30pm: HMW Childers alongside for water.

2.35pm: SS Huntscliff anchored.

3.10pm: Childers cast off to anchor.

5.40pm: Childers proceeded to sea.

5.55pm: Huntscliff weighed and proceeded.

8.18pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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12 April 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.47am: Anchored, Lindi.

At anchor; HMS’ Manica and Thistle.

6.36pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 9 34S, 39 53E.


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13 April 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

12.40am: Signalled SS Stork*, East London to Lindi, with lighter in ballast in tow. Allowed to proceed

6.46am: Anchored, Lindi.

At anchor: HMS’ Manica, Thistle and Echo.

10.0am: Echo alongside for water.

11.0am: Echo cast off and put to sea.

8.15pm: Weighed and proceeded.

*Stork, a tender usually based at Port Elizabeth, Union Castle Mail Co, 1905, 278 grt, sold in 1942 to the SA Government.


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14 April 1917

At sea to Lindi and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.10am: anchored, Lindi Bay.

At anchor; HMS’ Manica and Thistle.

11.30am: HMW Echo arrived and anchored in inner harbour.

1.45pm: Echo weighed and proceeded to sea.

8.19pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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15 April 1917

At sea to Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.2, Long 39.7 (approx)

8.0am: Pos. 9 36S, 39 53E.

9.55am: Rv with HMW Childers off Kiswere.

1.10pm: Ras Kivunge bg N77W, Cape Kilwa bg N36W, a/c N36W.

2.33pm: Anchored, Kilwa Kisiwani.

7.0pm: Collier Berwen secured alongside. Commenced watering.


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16 April 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

5.50am: Coaling ship.

6.30pm: Stopped coaling.


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17 April 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani and at sea for Lindi.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

5.30am: Commenced coaling.

8.0am: Finished watering, 320 tons.

10.0am: Finished coaling, Received 800 tons.

10.15am: Collier cast off to go alongside SS Bechuana.

4.30pm: One NCO joined ship for passage to Lindi.

5.45pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 39 55S, 9 01E.


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18 April 1917

At sea to Lindi Bay and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

6.0am: HMS Manica challenge and reply.

7.13am: Anchored, Lindi.

HMS Thistle at anchor.

9.30am: Discharged one NCO to shore.

6.39pm: Weighed and proceeded,

8.0pm: Pos. 9 35S, 39 51E.


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19 April 1917

At sea to Lindi Bay and on night patrol.

Lat -9.96, Long 39.74

7.25am: Anchored, Lindi.

HMS Thistle at anchor.

3.0pm: Landed POs and football party.

6.0pm: POs and football party returned on board.

8.15pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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20 April 1917

At sea to Kiswere and at sea.

Lat -9.4, Long 39.58

3.25am: Sighted HMW Prattler on starboard bow.

7.17am: Anchored, Kiswere.

7.30am: HMW Salamander alongside for water.

9.30am: Salamander cast off to anchor.

10.55am: HMS Lunka arrived and anchored.

Eng. S/Lt Pegg (name from Lunka’s log) rejoined from hospital.

11.20am: Lunka weighed and proceeded.

8.0pm: Pos. 8 18S, 39 59E.


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21 April 1917

At sea to Zanzibar

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

8.0am: Pos. 6 26S, 39 17E

8.01am: Chumbe LH bg N33W.

10.02am: Anchored, Zanzibar.

Commenced watering and taking in stores.

At anchor; HMS’ Talbot, Manica, Childers and Fly.

Two ratings joined from Talbot.

One rating and one native discharged to hospital. One mechanic to Manica.

4.15pm: Manica weighed and proceeded.

5.05pm: Childers weighed and proceeded to sea.

No 4 lifeboat lent to dockyard for diving purposes.


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22 April 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

6.15am: SS Stork weighed and proceeded.

6.45am: HMS Talbot weighed and proceeded.

8.0am: Received two 6pdr gun mountings.

11.0am: HMW Pickle arrived and anchored.

At anchor; HMW Fly.

2.30pm: Two ratings rejoined from hospital.


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23 April 1917

Zanzibar to Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.3, Long 39.2 (approx)

7.07am: Seaplane passed over ship.

8.0am: Four Seedy boys joined ship. Discharged four Seedies to shore.

9.35am: CS Sherard Osborn arrived and anchored.

9.40am: Two officers joined ship for passage.

10.20am: Weighed and proceeded.

11.45am: Chumbe LH N20W.

3.15pm: Anchored off Dar-es-salaam.

4.48pm: Weighed and proceeded into inner harbour.

5.35pm: Ship secured to buoy in 3 billet.


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24 April 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

Ships at anchor; HMS’ Talbot, Mersey, Charon and Styx.

4.0pm: Captain Lewin left ship to take temporary command of Talbot (vice Captain RCK Lambert, discharged to hospital).

4.45pm: Talbot shifted to outer anchorage.

5.30pm: HMHS Assaye arrived and anchored.

6.0pm: Styx cast off and left.


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25 April 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

8.0am: At anchor; HMS’ Mersey, Styx and Charon.

11.50am: Mersey weighed and proceeded alongside collier (either Oceana or Oceano, vide logs of Talbot and Mersey).

4.40pm: HMHS Assaye weighed and proceeded.

6.0pm: Charon and Styx weighed and proceeded.


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26 April 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

In am: At anchor; HMS’ Mersey, Styx and Charon.

5.0pm: SS Huntsgreen anchored.

5.50pm: HMW Styx weighed and proceeded.

5.55pm: HMS Manica arrived and went alongside collier.


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27 April 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

7.15am: HMW Charon weighed and proceeded.

7.30am: SS Hong Wan anchored. (Probably the Hong Wan 1, referred to in several other logs)

7.40am: HMS Mersey weighed and proceeded.

At anchor; HMS’ Manica and Styx.


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28 April 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

7.45am: HMW Charon anchored and returned No 4 lifeboat from Zanzibar.

2.20pm: HMW Fly anchored.

3.30pm: HMW Styx anchored.

3.40pm: Charon left.

4.20pm: HMS Manica cast off to anchor.

5.30pm: Fly weighed and proceeded.

6.30pm: Landed cinema party.


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29 April 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

5.40am: HMW Styx weighed and proceeded.

7.20am: HMW Charon anchored.

8.0am: HMS Manica weighed and proceeded,

9.10am: HMS Rinaldo anchored.

5.15pm: SS Golden Crown* weighed and proceeded.

5.40pm: Charon left.

* Golden Crown, hired screw tug. Built 1896, 184 grt.


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30 April 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

7.0am: HMW Charon anchored.

7.05am: HMW Styx anchored.

At anchor; HMS Rinaldo.

1.30pm: SS Golden Crown arrived and anchored.

5.50pm: Charon left.

5.55pm: Put marine guard aboard SS Hong Wan 1.


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LOGS FOR MAY 1917

(Dar-es-salaam, Zanzibar, D-E-S, to Durban with convoy and on to Simonstown)


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Front cover, signed by Lt (N) Hernandez.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg, 43’ asl.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra.


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1 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

6.0am: HMS Rinaldo weighed and proceeded.

7.0am: HMW Charon anchored.

9.05am: Divisions, prayers, physical drill.

At anchor; HMW Styx.

1.0pm: Hands muster for monthly payment.

2.0pm: One NCO and 14 Marines sent to SS Hong Wan 1.

2.15pm: One Eng. Lt rejoined from hospital.

3.30pm: Landed liberty men.

4.45pm: Concert party landed.

6.15pm: Libertymen returned.

8.0pm: Posted sentries.

8.30pm: Rounds.

9.45pm: Concert party returned aboard.


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2 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

6.25am: HMW Charon weighed and proceeded.

9.10am: Charon anchored.

9.15am: HMW Styx anchored.

11.0am: HMHS Ebani anchored.

5.0pm: SS Mafia weighed and proceeded.


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3 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

6.10am: HMW Styx weighed and proceeded.

7.0am: SS Tuna (?) weighed and proceeded.

9.50am: Styx anchored.

9.55am: SS Pemba anchored.

10.30am: Charon anchored.

12.50pm: SS Umtata* weighed and proceeded.

5.45pm: Styx weighed and proceeded.

* Umtata, Bullard and King Line, the second of four vessels of that name, 1898, 2,655 tons, scrapped 1924.


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4 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

6.35am: HMW Styx arrived and anchored.

7.35am: HMHS Ebani weighed and proceeded.

Also at anchor; HMW Charon.

1.20pm: SS Barjora arrived and went alongside collier.

1.30pm: SS Warturm arrived.

6.0pm: Charon weighed and proceeded.

6.30pm: Cinema party landed.


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5 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

8.0am: HMWs Charon and Styx at anchor.

9.50am: SS Pemba weighed and proceeded.

10.0am: Charon weighed and proceeded.

10.10am: Styx weighed and proceeded alongside collier for water.

11.30am: Styx cast off from collier and proceeded to anchorage.

5.50pm: Styx and Charon weighed and proceeded.


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6 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

6.0am: HMW Styx anchored.

7.30am: Styx weighed and proceeded.

3.35pm: HMW Fly anchored.


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7 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

11.30am: SS Huntscliff anchored.

3.30pm: HMW Pickle anchored.

4.40pm: Pickle weighed and proceeded.

5.30pm: Collier Irish Monarch secured alongside.

6.05pm: HMW Fly weighed and proceeded.


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8 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

6.35am: Commenced coaling.

6.55am: HMW Fly anchored.

12 noon: HMHS Gascon anchored.

3.15pm: Finished coaling, received 406 tons.

3.45pm: HMW Pickle anchored.

4.05pm: SS Barjora weighed and proceeded.

4.25pm: Collier cast off and proceeded to anchorage.

5.50pm: Fly weighed and proceeded.


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9 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

6.35am: HMW Fly anchored.

7.10am: HMW Salamander anchored.

9.10am: HMW Pickle weighed and proceeded.

10.55am: Fly weighed and proceeded alongside SS Cressington Court.

12.30pm: Pickle anchored.

12.50pm: 19 ratings joined ship for accommodation from Pickle.

1.0pm: Pickle weighed and proceeded.

4.10pm: Portuguese SS (HS in log) Chinde anchored.

4.40pm: SS Huntsgreen weighed and proceeded.

5.30pm: HMHS Oxfordshire anchored.

5.40pm: Salamander weighed and proceeded.


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10 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

6.05am: Portuguese SS Chinde left.

7.0am: HMW Pickle anchored.

130 tons of fresh water transferred from engine room tanks to deck tanks.

11.50am: SS Huntscliff weighed and proceeded.

12 noon: Read warrant No 23, disrating.

12.45pm: SS Palamcotta (Palmacotta in log) anchored.

1.45pm: Discharged four ratings to Naval Barracks.

3.30pm: Liberty men and cinema party landed.

4.45pm: HMHS Gascon weighed and proceeded.

5.50pm: Pickle weighed and proceeded.


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11 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

6.20am: HMHS Oxfordshire weighed and proceeded.

7.05am: HMHS Devanha (Devanna in log) anchored.

7.06am: HMW Pickle went alongside collier.

12.10pm: Pickle cast off and proceeded.

2.0pm: SS Irish Monarch weighed and proceeded.

3.0pm: Discharged 13 ratings for RT to Barracks.

5.10pm: SS Palamcotta weighed and proceeded.

6.0pm: SS Tuna anchored.

6.01pm: HMW Fly weighed and proceeded.


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12 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam to Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

10.05am: Stopped to communicate with HMS Styx.

6.02am: Slipped from buoy and proceeded out of harbour.

11.0am: One cell prisoner released.

11.28am: Anchored in No 4 billet, Zanzibar.

2.0pm: One rating joined ship.

4.0pm: Received two cell prisoners from HMS Rinaldo.

5.20pm: HMW Charon weighed and proceeded.


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13 May 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

9.15am: Commenced watering.

Watch employed provisioning ship.

4.15pm: One rating left ship for HMS Hyacinth.

4.45pm: One Midshipman rejoined ship.


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14 May 1917

Zanzibar to Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

6.0am: SS Huntsgreen weighed and proceeded.

10.40am: One Chief Gunner joined ship for passage.

Discharged three ratings to hospital.

1.0pm: Finished watering, received 200 tons.

1.0pm: 10 ratings joined ship from HMS Hyacinth.

1.25pm: Weighed and proceeded.

3.55pm: Passed HMW Echo proceeding North.

6.05pm: Anchored off Dar-es-salaam.

9.30pm: Tug came alongside. Three military officers taking passage left ship.


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15 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

9.10am: HMW Fly alongside for water.

9.45am: SS Montrose passed outwardbound.

10.0am: Fly completed with water, received 6 tons, cast off and proceeded to inner harbour.

10.15am: Two native servants discharged to shore.

10.30am: HMS Hyacinth anchored.

3.30pm: Received aeroplane propellor from Hyacinth.

6.0pm: HMWs Pickle and Fly.


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16 May 1917

Dar-es-salaam and at sea towards Durban.

Lat -6.7, Long 40.15

3.08am: Weighed and proceeded.

8.0am: Pos. 6 32S, 39 56E.

8.50am: Stopped and communicated with HMS Gloucester.

9.07am: Took over convoy from Gloucester consisting of SS’ Ingoma, Agapenor and Helenus.

8.0pm: Pos. 7 58S, 40 35E.


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17 May 1917

At sea.

Lat -10.15, Long 40.6

8.0am: Pos. 9 34S, 40 12E.

8.0pm: Pos. 11 19S, 41 00E.

Sick List; 31.


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18 May 1917

At sea.

Lat -13.95, Long 41.0

8.0am: Pos. 13 15S, 41 00E.

8.0pm: Pos. 16 00S, 40 56E.

Sick List; 32.


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19 May 1917

At sea.

Lat -17.85, Long 40.1

8.0am: Pos. 17 14S, 40 23E.

8.0pm: Pos. 19 03S, 39 25E.

Sick List; 34.


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20 May 1917

At sea.

Lat -21.75, Long 37.25

8.0am: Pos. 21 05S, 37 28E.

5.15pm: Passed Portuguese steamer proceeding North.

8.0pm: Pos. 22 53S, 36 48E.

Sick List; 34.


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21 May 1917

At sea.

Lat -25.35, Long 35.65

8.0am: Pos. 24 22S, 36 26E.

6.10pm: In position 25 52S, 35 10E, stopped engines and committed the body of Abrahim Abdalluh, native servant, to the deep.

6.14pm: Proceeded on course.

8.0pm: Pos. 26 03S, 35 00E.

Sick List; 28.


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22 May 1917

At sea.

Lat -28.1, Long 33.1

8.0am: Pos. 27 45S, 33 27E.

8.0pm: Pos. 29 08S, 32 27E.

Sick List; 29.


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23 May 1917

At sea for Simonstown.

Lat -30.6, Long 30.85

5.40am: Convoy proceeded into Durban.

8.0am: Pos. 30 25S, 31 13E.

8.0pm: Pos. 31 40S, 30 12E.

9.30pm: Hospital ship passed Northward bound.

Sick List; 25.


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24 May 1917

At sea.

Lat -33.9, Long 27.9

8.0am: Pos. 33 27S, 28 24E.

8.0pm: Pos. 34 15S, 26 27E.

Sick List; 26.


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25 May 1917

At sea.

Lat -35.0, Long 23.1

3.07am: C St Francis Lt bg N10E.

8.0am: Pos. 34 45S, 24 15E.

8.0pm: Pos. 35 15S, 22 00E.

8.0pm: to Midnight: NW’ly gales increasing to F10.

Sick List; 25.


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26 May 1917

At sea.

Lat -35.25, Long 20.45

NW’ly gales all day, F10 at times.

8.0am: Pos. 35 13S, 20 51E.

4.0pm: Released two cell prisoners.

8.0pm: Pos. 35 20S, 19 54E.

11.59pm: Danger Pt Lt bg N22W.

Sick List; 25.


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27 May 1917

At sea to Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

3.20am: Cape Pt Lt bg N4W.

8.0am: Pos. 34 19S, 18 35E.

9.05am: Dockyard Commander came aboard.

9.30am: Discharged jetty wp to tug.

10.05am: Ship secured alongside jetty.

11.45am: Discharged one Seedy boy to hospital.

At anchor; HMS Africa.

In dock; HMS Orama.

Sick List; 26.


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28 May 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

At anchor; HMS Africa.

In dock; HMS Orama.

1.0pm: Discharged two ratings to hospital.

2.0pm: Read warrant No 22 for detention.

4.30pm: Mr Weeks, Ch. Gunner, left ship for Africa.

5.0pm: Three ratings rejoined ship from RNB.

Sick List; 23.


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29 May 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

At anchor; HMS Africa.

In dock; HMS Orama.

1.10pm: One Seaman and one Seedie boy discharged to hospital.

4.15pm: Read warrant No 24 for deprivation of GC badges.

Sick List; 24.


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30 May 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In dock; HMS Orama.

Landed Marines for route march. Hands drawing stores.

3.0pm: HMS Challenger entered basin.

Sick List; 22.


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31 May 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In dock; HMS Orama.

In basin; HMS Challenger.

12.10pm: Two ratings discharged to hospital.

Sick List; 25.


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LOGS FOR JUNE 1917

(Simonstown for drydock)


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Front cover, signed by Lt (N) AE Hernandez.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg, 43’ asl.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra.


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1 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In dock; HMS Orama.

In basin; HMS Challenger.

6.30am: Liberty men aboard.

9.0am: Divisions, prayers, physical drill.

12 noon: Discharged four ratings to hospital.

1.10pm: Landed funeral party. (For Seaman John Griffiths RNR, C1643, cause of death, illness.)

2.0pm: Colours half-masted.

2.30pm: Discharged three ratings to hospital.

3.50pm: Funeral party returned onboard.

4.10pm: Hands muster for payment.

5.0pm: Landed liberty men and patrol.

9.0pm: Rounds.

Sick List; 21.


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2 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

7.45am: Docking party fell in on jetty (4 POs and 40 men for undocking HMS Orama).

1.50pm: Port watch undocking Orama.

3.10pm: Orama came out of dock and proceeded to anchorage in bay.

5.0pm: Undocking party returned onboard.

5.15pm: HMS Challenger secured in dry dock.

5.30pm: Orama entered basin and secured to breakwater.

Sick list; 15.


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3 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In basin; HMS Orama.

In drydock; HMS Challenger.

Sick list; 15.


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4 June 1917

Simonstown

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

12.45pm: Marine funeral firing party landed. (For Seaman Murdo McLean RNR, C2049, from HMS Orama, fell from stage into drydock on 31 May and died from his injuries 3 June. Vide log of Orama.)

Eight ratings joined ship.


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5 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

11.55am: Discharged one rating to hospital.


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6 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

At anchor; HMS’ Kent and Challenger.

8.0am: HMS Orama left basin and proceeded to sea.

9.45am: Challenger undocked and anchored.


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7 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

At anchor; HMS’ Kent and Challenger.

12 noon: Cast off from jetty, tug Ludwig Weiner made fast, commenced to enter dock.

1.15pm. Ship secured in dock.

2.30pm: Dockyard party shoring ship.

2.45pm: Hands cleaning ship's bottom.

3.0pm: One Fireman joined ship.

3.30pm: Kent entered basin.

3.50pm: Ship settled on blocks.

Sick list; 14.


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8 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

At anchor; HMS’ Kent (basin) and Challenger.

Hands employed cleaning and coating ship’s bottom.

4.10pm: HMS Orama anchored.

Sick list; 14.


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9 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent (basin), Orama and Challenger(at anchor).

Hands coating bottom.


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10 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent (basin), Orama and Challenger(at anchor).

Sunday routine.


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11 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent (basin), Orama and Challenger(at anchor).

11.45pm: Discharged one Seedie boy to hospital.


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12 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent (basin), Orama and Challenger(at anchor).

3.30pm: Commenced flooding dock.


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13 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent (basin), Orama and Challenger(at anchor).

Marines dismounting SI 6” QF gun.


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14 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Orama and Challenger.

7.30am: Ship off blocks.

9.0am: Cleared dock.

9.30am: Ship alongside West pier.

10.0am: Kent cast off from jetty and proceeded into dock.

12.05am: Shifted to East breakwater.

2.30pm: Secured collier to jetty.


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15 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

Discharged two ratings to hospital and six Seedie boys to dockyard.


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16 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Challenger.

11.30am: Two ratings rejoined ship from hospital.

One officer (Surgeon) discharged to hospital and one SBA discharged to hospital (temp).


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17 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Challenger.

Landed church parties.


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18 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Challenger.

8.0am: Landed range party (46 Seamen, 18 Marines, three Domestics and one Stoker).


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19 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Challenger.

8.30am: One Eng. Lt/Cdr left ship.

1.0pm: Read warrant No 25.

4.25pm: HMS Britannia anchored.


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20 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Brittannia and Challenger.

11.30am: Discharged one Bugler (RMLI) to hospital.

11.0pm: One S/Lt (RNR) and one Signal rating joined ship.


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21 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43


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22 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Brittannia and Challenger.

Sick List; 14.


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23 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Brittannia and Challenger.

Sick List; 14.


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24 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Brittannia and Challenger.

8.0am: Discharged two ratings for passage to England.

Landed church parties.

Sick List; 14.


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25 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Challenger.

5.45am: HMS Britannia weighed and proceeded.


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26 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

8.15am: HMS Challenger weighed and proceeded.

10.50am: Challenger returned and proceeded to enter basin.

11.45am: Challenger moored to jetty (*anchor let go).

1.0pm: One cell prisoner released.


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27 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Challenger.

9.45am: Port watch returned from range.

2.0pm: Starboard watch proceeded to range

6.30pm: Two Japanese cruisers anchored off bay.


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28 June 1917

Simonstown

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Challenger.

8.50am: HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima anchored in bay.


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29 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Challenger. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

11.0am: One Eng. S/Lt discharged to hospital.

3.0pm: One rating joined ship from hospital.

Sick list; 13.


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30 June 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Challenger. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

2.30pm: Hands muster for monthly payments.


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LOGS FOR JULY 1917

(Simonstown and Cape Town)


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Front cover, signed by Lt (N) AE Hernandez.


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Aneroid Barometer G Hechelmann, Hamburg, 43’ asl.

Dry thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 18.

Wet thermometer Negretti and Zambra AM 16.

Sea thermometer Negretti and Zambra.


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1 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Challenger. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

9.15am: Landed RC, Wesleyan and Presbyterian church party.

9.45am: Church of England party landed.

11.40am: RCs returned.

11.55am: Church parties returned.

1.0pm: Landed liberty men.

2.30pm: HMS Talbot anchored.

5.0pm: Landed liberty men. (Even when moored alongside, liberty men are landed at specific times as if going off in a boat.)

9.0pm: Rounds.


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2 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Talbot and Challenger. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

9.20am: Challenger cast off and proceeded to anchorage in harbour.

10.40am: Talbot weighed and proceeded into basin.

6.20am: HMS Exmouth anchored in bay.


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3 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Talbot, Exmouth and Challenger. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

10.30am: One rating rejoined from Exmouth


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4 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Talbot, Exmouth and Challenger. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

12.45pm: Landed funeral party. (For the funeral of Warrant Wardmaster* John H Amy, late of HMS Hyacinth, died 3 July.)

4.0pm: HMS Suffolk anchored.

* Warrant Wardmaster - administrative duties and patient care in naval hospitals and hospital ships, other than any associated directly with the work of medical officers and nurses.


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5 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Talbot, Exmouth, Suffolk and Challenger. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

11.0am: Discharged one native servant to hospital.


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6 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Talbot, Exmouth, Suffolk and Challenger. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

10.10am: Challenger weighed and proceeded.

Hands taking in 6” ammunition.

One Surgeon RN rejoined from hospital.

1.15pm: Discharged one Chief Shipwright to hospital.

3.0pm: Range party returned onboard.

4.0pm: Challenger anchored.


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7 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Talbot, Exmouth, Suffolk and Challenger. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

11.40am: One rating rejoined from hospital.


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8 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Talbot, Exmouth and Suffolk. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

6.30am: HMS Challenger weighed and proceeded.

Sunday routine.


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9 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Talbot, Exmouth and Suffolk. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

One absentee from HMS Challenger brought aboard by patrol.

10.30am: One Eng. S/Lt joined ship from hospital.

2.0pm: One SBA rejoined ship from duty in RNH.

5.40pm: Discharged absentee from Challenger to West Yard.


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10 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Talbot, Exmouth and Suffolk. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

Read warrant No 26 (Cells).


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11 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Talbot and Exmouth. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

8.05am: HMS Suffolk weighed and proceeded

8.10am: Talbot cast off to anchor in the bay.

1.15pm: Discharged 14 ratings to shore for passage to England.

4.0pm: Talbot weighed and proceeded.

6.10pm: One rating rejoined from hospital.


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12 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Exmouth. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

11.20am: Received wardroom wines and spirits.


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13 July 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Exmouth. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

8.15am: Cast off from jetty to leave basin and anchor.

12.45pm: Funeral party left ship (For the funeral of Lt/Cdr, acting Cdr, Allen Fielding RNR, late of HMS Orama, died 11 July, having been in hospital since 26 May, vide log of Orama).

2.0pm: Colours half-masted.


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14 July 1917

Simons Bay.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Exmouth. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.


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15 July 1917

Simons Bay.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Exmouth. HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima.

Sunday routine.


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16 July 1917

Simons Bay.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS Kent.

8.05am: HIJMS Niitaka and Tsushima weighed and proceeded.

8.10am: HMS Exmouth weighed and proceeded.

6.40pm: HMS Astraea (Astrea in log) anchored.


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17 July 1917

Simons Bay

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent and Astraea.

6.45am: Landed recruiting party.

7.40am: Astraea weighed and proceeded into basin.

8.45am: Hands discharging cordite ammunition.

2.10pm: HMS Africa arrived and entered basin.

3.55pm: Recruiting party returned on board.


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18 July 1917

Simons Bay.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In harbour; HMS’ Kent, Africa and Astraea.

Hands discharging ammunition.

10.0am: HMS Talbot arrived and moored.

2.30pm: Finished discharging ammunition.

6.0pm: 36 ratings joined ship from HMS Himalaya. (Himalaya is in Cape Town and has received these ratings from SS Kenilworth Castle, vide Himalaya’s log)


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19 July 1917

Simons Bay and at sea for Cape Town.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

In port; HMS’ Kent, Africa, Talbot and Astraea.

11.10am: Discharged two ratings to hospital.

2.0pm: Discharged one Wireless rating to Astraea.

5.10pm: HMS Himalaya anchored. Discharged Surgeon Robinson and 12 ratings to her.

5.50pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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20 July 1917

At sea to Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

5.50am: Robben I. Lt bg N72E.

8.40am: Anchored, Cape Town.

3.50pm: Weighed and proceeded into Table docks and secured to No 4 jetty.


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21 July 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44


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22 July 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

Landed church parties.

Discharged three ratings to HMAT (A20) Hororata (Oratorata in log).


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23 July 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

One rating landed for duty with SNO Simonstown.

Mids Schofield, Rowe and Egglesfield discharged to HMS Talbot temporarily.


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24 July 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

1.0pm: One cell prisoner released. One prisoner discharged to shore, Simonstown.

2.30pm: HMS Africa arrived and anchored.

8.45pm: One rating joined from RNH, Simonstown.


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25 July 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44


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26 July 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

One Stoker rating rejoined from River Transport Service.


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27 July 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

Shifted moorings to No 6 jetty, with pilot and tugs. Received 200 tons of fresh water.

In pm: HMS Africa and convoy left harbour (for Sierra Leone with SS’ Hororata, Suevic, Balmoral Castle, Beltana and Banda, vide Africa’s log)


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28 July 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

In pm: Shifted to South Arm with pilot and tugs.


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29 July 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

Received one cell prisoner ex HMS Himalaya for detention.


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30 July 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

9.30am: One cell prisoner sent to Simonstown.

One OS rejoined from RNH Simonstown.


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31 July 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44


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LOGS FOR AUGUST 1917

(Cape Town, Simonstown to recommission and Durban)


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Front cover, signed by Lt (N) AE Hernandez.


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1 August 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

In am: Ship regularly visited.

9.0am: Divisions.

10.0am: Landed Ord. Seamen and boys for recreation.

1.0pm: Muster for payment.

3.30pm: Landed liberty men.

9.0pm: Rounds.


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2 August 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44


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3 August 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44


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4 August 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44


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5 August 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

Sunday routine.


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6 August 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44


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7 August 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44


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8 August 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

Shifted ship to South Elbow, tug and pilot in attendance.


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9 August 1917

Cape Town.

Lat -33.91, Long 18.44

8.45am: Discharged two marines to SS Atreus.

11.30am: Discharged one rating to SS M***.

3.30pm: Discharged 13 ratings to Sailors Institute.


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10 August 1917

Cape Town to Simonstown.

Lat -34.4, Long 18.55

7.25am: Cast off and proceeded out of harbour. Tug and pilot in attendance.

1.45pm: Anchored, No 6 berth Simons Bay.

One rating (AB O’Brien) joined from HMS Himalaya.


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11 August 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

7.50am: Six sick ratings discharged to shore for passage to England.

Read warrant No 27, one rating discharged to detention barracks.

9.15am: Court martial assembled and opened.

3.30pm: Court martial over.


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12 August 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

Sunday routine.


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13 August 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

8.30am: HMS Kent undocked and took No 2 billet.

8.45am: HMS Macedonia entered dock.

8.45am: Kent proceeded for trials.

5.0pm: Kent returned and anchored in No 2 billet.


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14 August 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

8.45am: HMS Talbot arrived and anchored.

10.0am: Talbot left.

Hands discharging stores.


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15 August 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

8.0am: One rating discharged to RNRR.

9.15am: HMS Himalaya proceeded to sea.

10.45am: HMS Talbot arrived and anchored.


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16 August 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43


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Front cover of new log, signed by Lt Saunders, RNR.


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Mercurial barometer, Negretti and Zambra No 124. 45’ asl.

Thermometers, Negretti and Zambra, Nos 16 and 18 (air) and No 13 (sea).


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17 August 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

8.0am: Weighed anchor. Hands turning gear over to HMS Macedonia. (Princess appears to have exchanged crews with Macedonia. Both ships are paying off.)

Issued bedding.


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18 August 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

Ship re-commissioned.

8.0am to 6.0pm: Coaling.


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19 August 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

7.0am to noon: Coaling.


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20 August 1917

Simonstown.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43


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21 August 1917

Simonstown and at sea for Durban.

Lat -34.18, Long 18.43

8.30am: Left quay and proceeded to swing for deviation in Simons Bay.

10.48am: Anchored.

2.25pm: Sent cutter to HMS Macedonia for two absentees.

3.35pm: Weighed and proceeded.

8.43pm: Danger Pt Lt bg N74E, 15 miles.


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22 August 1917

At sea.

Lat -35.35, Long 21.7


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23 August 1917

At sea.

Lat -34.15, Long 26.5

4.26am: C St Francis abeam, 18 miles.


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24 August 1917

At sea.

Lat -32.35, Long 29.8

Exercised fire drill. Issued soap and tobacco.

11.50pm: Green Pt Lt bg N20W.


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25 August 1917

At sea to Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

5.10am: Durban Lt abeam, 9 miles.

8.30am: Picked up pilot.

9.30am: Alongside Congella wharf.


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26 August 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02


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27 August 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

Hands taking in rafts.


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28 August 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

4.45pm: SS Anglo-Egyptian (HMAT A25) made fast alongside.


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29 August 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

Shore labour working aboard.


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30 August 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02


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31 August 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

1.0pm: Hands muster for payment.

2.15pm: One Seedy Fireman, Sungura Bin Hassan discharged to hospital.


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LOGS FOR SEPTEMBER 1917

(Durban, Lindi, Kilwa Kisiwani, Dar-es-salaam and Zanzibar with troops and cargo)


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Cover, signed by J G Saunders Lt (N) RNR.


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Mercurial barometer, Negretti and Zambra No 124. 45’ asl.

Thermometers, Negretti and Zambra, Nos 16 and 18 (air) and No 13 (sea).


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1 September 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

7.20am: SS Anglo-Egyptian cast off from ship.

Shore labour aboard.


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2 September 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02


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3 September 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02


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4 September 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02


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5 September 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02


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6 September 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02


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7 September 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

8.0am: Cast off, turned and went alongside A shed. Army stores coming aboard.

Coaling throughout.


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8 September 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

Coaling throughout and storing ship.


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9 September 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

Coaling throughout and storing ship.

3.0pm: Finished coaling.


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10 September 1917

Durban.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

Cleaning and storing ship. Taking in meat and rice.


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11 September 1917

Durban and at sea for Kilwa.

Lat -29.87, Long 31.02

3.10pm: Commenced embarking troops.

4.50pm: Troops on board.

5.13pm: Slipped and proceeded.


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12 September 1917

At sea.

Lat -28.65, Long 33.65

In pm: Troops paraded at boat stations with lifebelts.


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13 September 1917

At sea.

Lat -26.45, Long 36.9


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14 September 1917

At sea.

Lat -23.9, Long 40.75


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15 September 1917

At sea.

Lat -19.7, Long 41.0


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16 September 1917

At sea.

Lat -15.65, Long 41.75


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17 September 1917

At sea.

Lat -11.95, Long 40.7

9.38am: Ibo LH bg N88W, 6.5 miles.

3.23pm: Tambuzi Island bg N54W.


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18 September 1917

At sea to Lindi and on to Kilwa.

Lat -9.85, Long 39.85

8.40am: Anchored, Lindi. Disembarked 200 troops to tug alongside.

4.12pm: Stopped to wait for pilot.

5.50pm: Pilot boarded.

6.33pm: Anchored, Kilwa.


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19 September 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

11.0pm: Completed disembarkation of 350 soldiers ASC (Army Service Corps).


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20 September 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

Discharging cargo.


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21 September 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

Discharging cargo.


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22 September 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

Discharging cargo.


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23 September 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

Discharging cargo.


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24 September 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

Discharging cargo.


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25 September 1917

Kilwa Kisiwani and at sea for Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -9.0, Long 39.55

Discharging cargo.

5.0pm: Finished cargo work.

5.15pm: Weighed and proceeded.


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26 September 1917

At sea to Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

1.45am: Moresby Pt Lt bg N61W.

10.0am: Picked up pilot.

10.47am: Anchored, Dar-es-salaam.

2.30pm: Disembarkation of troops complete.

Commenced discharge of cargo.


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27 September 1917

Dar-es-salaam.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

Discharging cargo.


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28 September 1917

Dar-es-salaam to Zanzibar.

Lat -6.8, Long 39.3

6.0am: Finished cargo work and closed hatches.

8.0am: Commenced embarking troops and baggage.

12 noon: Embarkation complete.

12.20pm: Weighed and proceeded.

4.49pm: Anchored, Zanzibar.

7.15pm: One Seedie boy placed under arrest for breaking away from ship.

7.30pm: Working party landed for ice.


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29 September 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2

Took on ice and fresh water.


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30 September 1917

Zanzibar.

Lat -6.2, Long 39.2


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LOGS FOR OCTOBER 1917

(Zanzibar to Bombay with troops to pay off)


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Cover, signed by Lt Saunders.


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Instruments, no changes from September.


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1 October 1917

Zanzibar and at sea for Bombay.

Lat -5.6, Long 39.6

6.10am: Weighed and proceeded,

Hands mustered for payment and issued soap tobacco and slops.


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2 October 1917

At sea.

Lat -3.1, Long 42.5


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3 October 1917

At sea.

Lat -0.7, Long 45.35


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4 October 1917

At sea.

Lat 2.4, Long 48.3


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5 October 1917

At sea.

Lat 5.1, Long 51.5


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6 October 1917

At sea.

Lat 7.7, Long 54.4


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7 October 1917

At sea.

Lat 9.45, Long 58.15


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8 October 1917

At sea.

Lat 11.95, Long 62.05


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9 October 1917

At sea.

Lat 14.3, Long 65.6


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10 October 1917

At sea.

Lat 16.7, Long 69.25


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11 October 1917

At sea to Bombay.

Lat 18.9, Long 72.6 (approx)

2.35pm: Pilot boarded ship, proceeded into dock.

4.45pm: Ship fast alongside No 2 shed, Alexandra Dock.

5.0pm: Commenced to disembark troops.

7.0pm: Disembarkation complete.


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12 October 1917

Bombay.

Lat 18.98, Long 72.86


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13 October 1917

Bombay.

Lat 18.98, Long 72.86

8.0am: Shifted alongside SS Banca in berth 8.

11.0am: All mails discharged.

Hands preparing to pay off.

Shifted ship to berth 3.

Ship paid off.


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