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Built in place of W-class WAYFARER, ordered 4.17, G.33 (8.18). Launched 16.3.18 Yarrow. 930 tons, 273(oa), 260(pp)x26x10ft. Turbine 23000shp, 36kts. Armament: 3-4in, 1-2pdr, 4-21in tt. Crew: 90. Grand Fleet 1918. Sold 19.11.29 J. King. All except two of Class completed April 1918 to October 1919, several served in Baltic and Black Sea in 1919-20 and Mediterranean 1919-22. (British Warships 1914-1919/Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906-21)
 

 
 
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LOG BOOKS – MAY 11TH 1918 to JUNE 30TH 1918


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Other: T5422

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Other: n. 53/63331

Other: HMS "Torch" LOG

Other: Period May 11th 1918 to ______

Other: For use as the original Ship's Log in ... Torpedo Boat Destroyers.

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11 May 1918

Other: Barometer aneroid T. Wheeler No.3739

Other: Thermometers for Air Temperature Position in Ship After Canopy. Maker Kelvin, Bottomley & Baird

Other: Thermometer for Sea Temperature

Other: Aneroid

Person: Boarded: T.Wheeler NO 3739



LOGS FOR MAY 1918


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11 May 1918

Place

Place: Ford

Other: 1.0 Took over ship from Mess'rs Yarrow. Ship at anchor off Greenock. Oil Fuel on board 212.5 tons. Culinary Coal on board 3.0 tons.


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12 May 1918

Place

Place: Loret

Other: 8.15 Weighed & proceeded.

Other: 10.5 Arr: Lamlash, came to Star. anchor

Place: Visited: Lamlash


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13 May 1918

Place

Place: Ford

Ship: Met: HMS Maenad

Other: Weighed & secured to oiler for oil. Received 26 tons.


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14 May 1918

Place

Place: Ford

Other: 11.15 Slipped oiler & proceeded in company with Maenad. Course & Speed as req for Scapa. 11.20 Passed boom.

Place: Sighted: Ailsa Craig: abeam


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15 May 1918

Place

Place: Visited: Scapa Flow

Other: 6.40 Course & speed as req for entering Scapa Flow. 6.50 Secured to oiler for oil

Other: 8.30 Received 72 tons, left oiler, secured alongside Diligence

Ship: Met: Diligence


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16 May 1918

Place

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17 May 1918

Place

Other: Secured alongside Diligence

Other: Slipped & proceeded into Flow for torpedo practice.

Other: 3.45 Secured owin to engine trouble.

Other: 4.15 Carried on... 5.50 Secured alongside Diligence

Other: 1 Seaman POI joined.


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18 May 1918

Place

Other: 1 SubLt. RNVR joined ship from HMS "P27"

Ship: Met: HMS "P27"


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19 May 1918

Place

Place: Visited


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20 May 1918

Place: N'thrn Base

Ship: Sighted: "Maenad": shoved off

Other: Discharged 1 officers steward III

Other: 6.30 Slipped & proceeded as requ. for torpedo exercises in Flow.

Place: Visited: in Flow

Person: Ill: sick list = x

Other: 2.30 Secured alongside Diligence

Ship: Met: Diligence


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21 May 1918

Place: Nthrn Base

Other: 8.20 Shoved off from Diligence

Other: 2 Hand Scrubbers & 1 Canvasbucket lost overboard by accident.

Other: 12.20 Secured alongside Oiler "Broadmagne". Received 47 tons of oil fuel. 1.15 Shoved off from oiler. 1.40 Secured alongside Diligence.


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22 May 1918

Place: Northern Base


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23 May 1918

Place: at sea

Place: at Sea

Place: sea

Other: On Patrol

Other: 7.01 Co. & speed as Requ. for shifting Patrol line. 8.15 In stations. Commenced zigzagging every 5 minutes.


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24 May 1918

Place

Place: at Sea

Place: sea

Other: 2.5 Challenged a Trawler. No Reply - Closed & demanded number. - (Trawler 3845) 2.15 Resumed Patrol.

Ship: Met: Trawler 3845

Other: 4.0 Left Patrol. Closed Medina. 4.30 Took Station astern of Medina. Co. & speed as requ. for returning to base.

Ship: Met: Medina

Other: 8.15 Passed Switha Boom. 8.45 Secured alongside Oiler Broadmayne. Received 89 tons oil. ... 9.55 Shoved off.

Ship: Met: Diligence

Ship: Met: "Maenad"

Other: 11.55 Slipped & Proceeded in company with Maenad & Tancred.

Ship: Met: Maenad & Tancred


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25 May 1918

Place

Place: at Sea

Place: sea

Other: 12.35 Took Station on Stbd bow of Temeraire. Co. & speed as requ. for proceeding to Cromarty.

Other: 5.35 Arrived at Whistle buoy. left Battleships. Formed single line ahead co. & speed as requ. in proceeding to Rosyth.

Other: 9.5 Took Station on Port beam of Maenad - 5 cables.

Ship: Met: Maenad

Other: 12.15 Took station astern owing to fog. 12.30 Took Station abeam.

Place: Sighted: Inch Keith: abeam to port

Place: Sighted: Forth Bridge: Passed under

Other: 3.20 Secured in Penns. Received 50 tons of Oil fuel.


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26 May 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4


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27 May 1918

Place: rosyth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Place: Visited

Other: 7.15 Slipped & proceeded as requ. to fire 1" AR in Largo Bay.

Other: 11.30 Secured in Penns.

Other: Received 22 tons Oil fuel


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28 May 1918

Place: rosyth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: 8.20 Slipped & proceeded as Requ. for 1 AR practice in Largo Bay. ... 11.15 Secured in Penns. Received 8 tons of oil fuel.


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29 May 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Ship: Met: Simoom


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30 May 1918

Place

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31 May 1918

Place

Other: 9.0 Slipped & proceeded. 11.30 Carried out Battle Practice off Bass Rock. 12.0 Returned to harbour.

Other: 12.40 Secured to oiler off Inch Keith for oil. Rec'd 13 tons Oil Fuel. 2.45 Left oiler, proceeded into harbour. 3.40 Arr. in harbour, secured to buoy alongside Simoom


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1 June 1918

Place

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2 June 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Slipped & proceeded in co~ with Noble Munster & Simoon

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to Stbd

Other: 4.50 Shipped & proceeded in com. with Noble, Munster & Simoom

Ship: Met: Noble, Munster & Simoom

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to stbd - 1 mile


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3 June 1918

Place

Place: at Sea

Place: Sighted: Girdleness Lt.: N35W

Other: 3.7 Sighted convoy. 3rd LCS formed single line abreast to Stbd. 3.50 ZigZag 8 pts. ea. 15 mins.

Other: 5.30 Passed Convoy bg: W


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4 June 1918

Place: At Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Ran into dense Fog

Other: 3.50 Ran into dense Fog. Lost Simoom.

Other: 4.30 Simoom rejoined.


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5 June 1918

Place: At Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Sick list 1

Person: Ill: sick list = 1


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6 June 1918

Place

Place: at Sea

Lat 57.0, Long -1.8

Other: Sighted land bg. NW

Other: Sighted Mines. Stopped and Sau~e 3 mines by Rifle Fire

Place: Sighted: Bell Rock: SW 3miles

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Other: Entered houbour

Place: Sighted: land: NW

Other: 3.0 Sighted Mines. Stopped & sank 3 mines by Rifle Fire.

Ship: Met: Birkenhead

Place: Sighted: Bell Rock: SW 3 miles

Place: Sighted: Fidra Gap: passed

Other: 7.45 Passed Fidra Gap. co & speed as Requ. for entering harbour. 9.0 Secured alongside D Penn & oiled. Rec'd 21 tons

Place: Sighted: Landby: NW


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7 June 1918

Place: Rosyth

Place: Bosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Slipped & Proceeded to 21 buoy

Other: Secured alongside Onslaught at 21 buoy

Ship: Sighted: Onslaught: slipped

Other: 6.30 Secured alongside Onslaught at 21 buoy.


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8 June 1918

Place: Roszth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Ship: Met: Woolwich

Other: 2.10 Slipped & proceeded alongside Woolwich Port side. Secured alongside Woolwich.


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9 June 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Slipped & proceeded

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to Stbd

Other: 2.30 Slipped & proceded. 3.15 Took station in 3rd Div: co & speed as Requ for leaving harbour.

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to stbd


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10 June 1918

Place: Sea & Nthn Base

Place: at Sea & N'thrn Base

Place: Sea and Nth Base

Other: BF took up 3rd Cruising Disposition

Other: Secured alongside oiler

Other: Secured to G1 buoy

Other: 11.55 Co. & speed as requ. for entering harbour

Other: Secured alongside oiler. Rec. 63 tons.

Other: 1.40 Secured to G1 buoy.


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11 June 1918

Place: Nthn Base

Place: N'thrn Base

Place: Nth Base


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12 June 1918

Place: N'thrn Base

Place: N Base

Other: 1 Length Canvas hose losst overboard by accidentt

Other: 1 PO GM joined Ship


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13 June 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Place: pentland skerries

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: 6.0 Called the Hands. Prepared for sea.

Other: 7.15 Slipped & proceded in Coy. with 12th Flotilla.

Other: Carried out Excercises East of Pentlan Skerries with 1st BS, 11 & 12 Flotillas

Other: as Req. for Excercises

Other: 9.0 Secured alongside Oiler. Rec'd 40 tons. 10.15 Secured to G1 buoy.


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14 June 1918

Place: Nth Base

Place: N Base


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15 June 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Place: eastern patrol

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: as Req. for Eastern Patrol

Other: 6.15 Slipped & Left harbour with Scimitar. 7.0 Co 7 Speed as Requ. for Screening Sweepers.

Ship: Met: Scimitar

Other: 1.32 Left minesweepers. Patrolled S'thn portion of Eastern Patrol at 18 kts.

Other: 4.0 Rendezvous with Scimitar at Pentland Skerries & carried out Active Service Signal Exercise. 5.0 Resumed Patrol.

Place: Visited: Pentland Skerries


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16 June 1918

Place: N~ Base

Place: N'thrn Base

Place: Northen Base

Place: Sighted: Noss Head: N58W

Other: Returned to harbour

Place: Visited: Switha Boom

Ship: Met: Diligence

Place: Sighted: Noss Head: N58W

Other: 3.0 Commenced ZigZagging - 17 kts

Place: Sighted: Noss Hold: NW1/2N - 3 miles

Place: Sighted: Duncansby Head: WNW 2.5 miles

Other: 9.15 Relieved by Maenad & Munster & Returned to harbour co & speed as Requ.

Ship: Met: Maenad & Munster

Place: Sighted: Switha Boom: passed

Other: 10.15 Secured alongside oiler. Rec. 65 tons. 11.40 Secured alongside Diligence

Place: Sighted: noss head: n58w

Place: Sighted: noss head: nw1/2n 3miles

Place: Sighted: duncansby head: wnw 2 1/2 miles


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17 June 1918

Place: Nth Base

Place: N'thrn Base

Place: Northen Base

Other: Landed Port watch for football

Other: Liberty men returned onboard

Other: Lent 1 SubLt. RN to Scimitar

Ship: Met: Scimitar


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18 June 1918

Place: Nth Base

Place: Northen Base


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19 June 1918

Place: Nth Base

Place: Northen Base

Other: Leave to Port Watch & Football Party


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20 June 1918

Place: Nthn Base

Place: Nth Base

Place: northen Base

Other: Landed Football Party

Other: Football Party Returned onboard


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21 June 1918

Place: at base

Place: N'thrn Base

Place: Northen Base

Other: Gave leave to the watch. Landed concert & boxing parties. Remainder employed as requisite. Landed football party.

Other: Liberty men returned onboard


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22 June 1918

Place: Sea and N~ Base

Place: at Sea & N'thrn Base

Place: Northen Base

Other: Prepared ship for sea

Other: Proceeded out of harbour

Other: left BC's and proceded out of Harbour with Flotilla to M~ and Seapla~

Place: Sighted: Switha Booms

Other: Secured alongside oiler

Other: 7.0 Slipped & proceded out of harbour with 3rd Division. 7.25 Formed anti-SubScreen on BC's

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: S 1/2 mile

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: abeam

Other: 9.30 BC's carried out firing

Other: left BC's proceded out of Harbour with flotilla to meet a seaplane. Co S52E - 20kts. 5.35 a/c S73E 12kts. 5.45 20kts. 6.0 28 kts.

Other: 6.33 a/c S73W. 6.50 a/c N54W

Place: Sighted: Switha Booms: passed

Other: 10.25 Secured alongside oiler. Rec. 72 tons 11.56 Shoved off from oiler

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: s 1/2 miles


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23 June 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Secured to g 2 buoy

Other: Preparing ship for sea

Other: Proceded in Cos with S~i~itar

Place: Sighted: Switha boom: Passed

Ship: Met: Waited for C'Wealth

Other: Pentland Sherries Core S. coESE speed 14.5 Kts 1

Other: 12.15 Secured to G2 buoy

Other: 11.45 Slipped & proceded in Com. with Scimitar

Ship: Met: Scimitar

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Place: Sighted: Switha Boom: passed

Other: 12.10 Passed Switha boom. Slow both. Waited for C'wealth. 12.45 Took Stn. on Port bow of Commonwealth.

Ship: Met: Commonwealth

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: S

Other: Commenced ZZ

Place: Sighted: 1.30 Pentland skerries: s


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24 June 1918

Place: at sea

Place: at Sea

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: 11.52 Dinghy & Whaler damaged by sea.


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25 June 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Three 4" common shell washed overboard

Place: Sighted: Land: ESE

Other: Met convoy

Place: Sighted: land: ESE

Other: Co. as Requ for meeting convoy.


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26 June 1918

Place: At Sea

Place: at Sea

Place: at sea convoy duty


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27 June 1918

Place: Sea and Nth Base

Place: at Sea & N'thrn Base

Place: Northen Base

Other: Left Convoy

Place: Sighted: Peutland Skerries: N68W

Other: Entered Harbour

Other: Left C' wealth

Ship: Met: Diligence

Other: 3 Ratings joined ship

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: N68W

Place: Sighted: Lother Rock: abeam to stbd

Other: 4.0 Co & speed as Requ. for entering Harbour. Left C'wealth. 4.35 Secured alongside oiler. Rec'd 132 tons

Other: 6.40 Secured alongside Diligence


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28 June 1918

Place: Nth Base

Other: Shoved off and proceeded to No. F2 buoy

Other: 1 AB. ST. joined ship

Other: Exercised control party at spotting table.

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: 2.0 Shoved off & Proceded to No.F2 buoy. 2.20 Secured to F2 buoy.

Other: 1 AB St joined ship.


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29 June 1918

Place: Nth Base

Place: N'th Base

Other: Gave leave to Port Watch and Football Party

Other: Football Party returned

Other: 1 Sto. P.O. rejoined ship from Diligence

Other: Gave leave to the watch & football party.

Other: Football Party Returned

Other: Liberty men returned onboard

Other: 1 Sto. PO rejoined ship from Diligence

Ship: Met: Diligence

Other: save leave to ? watch football partyl


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30 June 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Place: sea

Other: Slipped and Proceeded out of harbour with Sci~tor

Other: Relieved Scotsman and Scout on Eastern Patrol

Other: 8.30 Slipped & Proceded out of harbour at 10 kts with Scimitar. Relieved Scotsman & Scout on Eastern Patrol.

Ship: Met: Scimitar, Scotsman & Scout

Other: (signed) John S. Knox Lt.


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Other: The National Archives Document Reference: ADM53/63331 The Following Folio/Folios are Blank and Have Not Been Filmed: 54-66

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LOG BOOKS – JULY 1ST 1918 to AUGUST 31ST 1918


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31 August 1918

Other: Adm. 53/63332 HMS "Torch" LOG for the Period July 1st 1918, to August 31st 1918

Other: For use as the original Ship's Log in ... Torpedo Boat Destroyers.

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Other: Barometer aneroid T. Wheeler No.3739

Other: Thermometers for Air Temperature Position in Ship Aft. Maker Cosser & Sons

Other: Thermometer for Sea Temperature blank



LOGS FOR JULY 1918


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1 July 1918

Place: Sea and Nth Base

Place: at Sea & N'thrn Base

Place: Sea N Base

Place: Sighted: Peutland Skerries: N20E

Place: Sighted: Noss Head: N53W

Other: Formed Auti Jub. Screen on Heat Sweepers searching East channell Called Hands

Other: Passed Switha Boom

Other: Secured alongside Seou~ al

Other: No G2 buoy

Other: 1 Rating rejoined from Sick Bo~

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: N20E

Place: Sighted: Noss Head: N53W

Other: 6.0 Formed AntiSub. Screen on HeelSweepers searching E'n Channell

Place: Sighted: Switha Boom: passed

Other: 8.40 Secured alongside oiler Rec'd 79 tons of oil fuel. 9.45 Shoved off from oiler. 10.15 Secured alongside Scout at No. G2 Buoy

Other: secured along oiler


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2 July 1918

Place: Nth Base

Place: N'th Base

Other: Sick list 1

Other: Landed Football Party

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: Football Party Returned onboard


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3 July 1918

Place: Nth Base

Place: N'th Base

Place: nth base

Other: Prepared ship for sea

Other: Passed Switha Boom

Other: Secured alongside Scout at G2 buoy

Other: 8.30 Slipped & proceded with 3rd Div.

Other: ...Carried out divisional practice...

Place: Sighted: Switha Boom: passed

Other: 12.30 Secured alongside oiler. Oiled 9 tons. 1.15 Shoved off from oiler. 1.30 Secured alongside Scout at G2 buoy


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4 July 1918

Place: Nth Base

Place: N'th Base

Place: nth base

Other: Prepared ship for Sea

Other: Slipped and proceeded with Scotsman and Scout

Other: Switha Boom

Other: Passed Switha Boom

Other: Secured to G1 buoy

Other: Discharged 1 O.S. sick

Other: 9.0 Slipped & proceeded with Scotsman & Scout.

Ship: Met: Scotsman & Scout

Place: Sighted: Switha Boom: passed

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: Secured alongside oiler. Rec. 2 tons. Soved off from oiler. Secured to G1 buoy.


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5 July 1918

Place: Nth Base

Place: N'th Base

Place: North base

Other: Prepared ship for sea

Other: Switha Boom

Other: Passed Switha Boom

Other: Secured alongside Scimit~r at G1 buoy

Other: 2 Ratings rejoined ship from Sick b~y

Person: Ill: sick list = 2

Other: 8.55 Slipped & proceded with 3" Dio 10 kts.

Place: Sighted: Switha Boom: passed

Other: Secured alongside oiler. Oiled 8 tons. Shoved off from oiler. Secured alongside Scimitar at G1 buoy.

Ship: Met: Scimitar

Other: 2 Ratings rejoined ship from Sick Bay.


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6 July 1918

Place: Nth Base

Place: N'th Base

Place: North Base

Other: Slipped and proceded with Scimitar

Other: Procede out of harbour

Other: Secured alongside Scimitar

Other: Discharged Co~swain Sick to Diligence

Other: Slipped and proceded with 3rd Screeming Group

Other: Passed Switha Boom

Other: 11.25 Slipped & proceded with Scimitar

Ship: Met: Scimitar

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: 12.15 Neg. Procede out of harbour. 12.35 Secured alongside Scimitar at G1 buoy.

Person: Ill: Coxswain: Discharged to sick to Diligence

Other: 7.30 Slipped & proceded with 3rd Screening Group

Place: Sighted: Switha Boom: passed

Other: discharged coxswain sick to deligence


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7 July 1918

Place: at Sea

Place: at sea !!!!

Other: 4.0 17kts: Took up da Cruising Formation

Other: Co. & speed as Requ. for PZ exercise no.1

Other: Co. & speed as Requ. for PZ exercise no.2

Person: Ill: sick list = 1


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8 July 1918

Place: Roszth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Passed Fidra Boom

Other: Proceeded into harbour:

Other: Secured alongside Scimit~ at No 13 buoy

Place: Sighted: May Island Light: abeam to port 1 mile

Place: Sighted: Fidra Boom: passed

Other: 6.20 25kts Parted coy. with BFO proceded into harbour.

Other: 7.35 Secured in B2 berth in Penns. Oiler 80 tons.

Other: 11.15 Shoved off! left Penns. Secured alongside Scimitar at No.13 buoy.

Ship: Met: Scimitar

Person: Ill: sick list = 1


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9 July 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Sick list 1

Person: Ill: sick list = 1


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10 July 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Sick list 1

Person: Ill: sick list = 1


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11 July 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Sick list 1

Person: Ill: sick list = 1


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12 July 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Recd. 19 tons of O.F. from "Lobster"

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Ship: Sighted: Scimitar: shoved off

Ship: Met: Munster

Ship: Met: Scrimpton shoved off

Ship: Met: Munster secured alongside


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13 July 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: Fore part on Forc'le. Unshackled. Prepared ship for sea.


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14 July 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Slipped and proceded in ~ with Scimitar

Other: Passed O~cars Gate

Other: Formed Anti Salr Screen on Monarch

Other: Passed Minelaying Squadron

Other: 4.30 Slipped and proceded in company with Scimitar

Ship: Met: Scimitar

Other: 5.20 Passed Orccars(?) Gate 12 kts. 5.40 Formed anti Sub Screen on Monarch

Ship: Met: Monarch

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: 10.15 Passed Minelaying Squadron, 3rd LCS. & a Div. of 4th BS.

Other: 5.40 Formed anti-sub screen on Monarch

Other: 930 - 17 kts commenced ZZ.

Other: 1.20 N16E Stopped ZigZag

Ship: Sighted: 10.15 Minelaying squadron: N72degW


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15 July 1918

Place: Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.0

Place: Sighted: Peutland Skerries: N

Place: Sighted: Swilkie Point: N40W

Place: Sighted: Noss Head: SW

Other: Entering harbour

Other: Passed Cromarty Boom

Other: Secured to No. 16 Buoy

Other: Football party returned onboard

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: N

Place: Sighted: Swilke Point: N40W

Other: Co. & speed as Requ. for entering harbour. 4.35 Passed Cormarty Boom.

Other: 5.5 Secured alongside Oiler. Recd. 59 tons of oil Fuel. 6.15 Shoved off from oiler. 6.35 Secured to No. 16 Buoy.

Person: Ill: sick list = 1:

Other: Landed Starbd Watch & Football Party

Other: 6.10 Stbd Watch & football party returned onboard. Landed Port Watch.

Other: Port Watch returned onboard.


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16 July 1918

Place: Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.0

Other: Slipped and Proceded in C~. with Scimitar

Other: Passed Boom

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: 10.45 Slipped & Proceded in comp. with Scimitar. 11.50 Passed Boom.

Ship: Met: Scimitar


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17 July 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Passed Fidra Gap

Other: Entered harbour

Other: Secured in Pe~s in D2 be~th alongside Scimitar

Other: 12.7 Formed Anti-Sub. Screen on Erin. co N69E 20 kts

Ship: Met: Erin

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Place: Sighted: Fidra Gap: passed

Other: Secured in Penns in D2 berth alongside Scimitar. Received 65 tons of Oil Fuel. 11.15 Shoved off from Penns


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18 July 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Sick list 1

Other: Secured alongside Scimitar at 23 buoy

Other: Coxswain rejoined ship

Person: Other: J Knox Lieut: Commanding Officer

Person: Left ship: Eng Lt Cdr Dunlop

Person: Boarded: Eng Lt Cdr Carter

Other: 12.10 Secured alongside Scimitar at 23 buoy.

Ship: Met: Scimitar

Person: Boarded: Coxswain

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Person: Ill: F.Ward Ord. Te.: to Hospital

Person: Left ship: Eng.Lt.Cdr. Dunlop

Person: Boarded: Eng.Lt.Cdr. Carter

Person: Left ship: Dunlop

Person: Boarded: Carter


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19 July 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Shifted to No 20 buoy

Other: Vickers representatives swung ship for adjustment of gun director

Ship: Met: Scimitor

Other: Shifted to No.20 buoy

Other: Vickers representatives surveying ship for adjustment of gun direction.

Ship: Met: Scimitar


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20 July 1918

Place: Roszth and Largo Bay

Place: Rosyth & Largo Bay

Place: Largo Bay

Person: Boarded: Ldg Tel.

Other: Proceeded with Scimitar

Other: Entered Largo Bay

Person: Boarded: Ldg Tel.

Ship: Met: Scimitar

Place: Sighted: Inchkeith Boom: passed

Other: 12.0 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles in 6.75 fthms in Largo Bay

Place: Visited: Largo Bay


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21 July 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Prepared ship for sea

Other: Proceded in Co~ with Scimitar

Other: Joined Valbyrie

Other: 1.30 Weighed & proceeded in com. with Scimitar Co & speed as Requ to join Valkyrie.

Ship: Met: Scimitar & Valkyrie

Other: Relieved Patrol.


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22 July 1918

Place: At Sea

Place: at Sea

Place: Sea

Other: Valkyrie carried out 1" AR practice


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23 July 1918

Place: Roszth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Passed Fidra Gap

Other: Parted Co~ with Valkyrie

Other: Secured to No 28 buoy

Person: Left ship: King Po. Tel

Other: Discharged King Po. Tel to Valhalla

Place: Sighted: Fidra Gap: passed

Ship: Sighted: Valkyrie: parted company

Other: 6.15 Secured alongside oiler. Recd. 97 tons of Oil Fuel. 7.35 Shoved off from oiler.

Other: 8.55 Secured to No.22 buoy

Other: Discharged King(?) PO Tel to Valhalla

Ship: Met: Valhalla


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24 July 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Sick list 1

Other: Landed recreation party

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: Landed recreation party.

Other: Recreation party returned.


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25 July 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Sick list 1

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: Received dry Provisions.


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26 July 1918

Place: Roszth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Lost overboard by accident one boat's crutch

Other: Lost overboard by accident on boat's crutch

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: Lost overboard one boat's crutch


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27 July 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Slipped and Proceeded with J~

Other: Passed Black Rock Gate

Other: Parted Co~ with Vallialla

Other: Entered harbour

Other: Passed C~omart~ booms

Other: Secured to No 8 buoy

Other: 6.0 Slipped & Proceded with Simoom & remainder of 1/2 flotilla.

Ship: Met: Simoom

Place: Sighted: Black Rock Gate: passed

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: Formed 1Pdt(?)A. Parted company with Valhalla

Ship: Met: Valhalla

Place: Sighted: Cromarty Boom: passed

Other: Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 4 shackles

Other: 8.40 Weighed & proceded alongside oiler. Recd. 40 tons of oil fuel. 9.30 Shoved off from oiler. 9.55 Secured to No.8 buoy.

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28 July 1918

Place: Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.0

Other: Sick list 1

Person: Ill: sick list = 1


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29 July 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Slipped and proceded with remainder of 1/2 flotilla

Other: Passed boom

Other: Took up Screen No. 2

Other: No. 22 buoy abeam. a/c N76E

Other: 1.30 Slipped & proceded with remainder of 1/2 Flotilla. 2.0 Passed boom, 15kts. 2.30 Co & speed as Requ to take up anti-sub. screen on American Minelayers.

Place: Sighted: Noss Head: abeam

Place: Sighted: No. 2 Lt buoy: abeam


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30 July 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Course speed as Requ for minelaying

Other: No. 4 buoy abeam.

Place: Sighted: Peutland Skerr~s: N6.5W

Other: 3.0 Co & speed as Requ for minelaying.

Other: 4.10 Took up No.3 Screening Formation

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Place: Sighted: No.4 buoy: abeam

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: N65W


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31 July 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Parted C~ with minelayers

Other: Carried out Mano~res

Other: Cos. speed as Requ. to open out to 2 miles SE of Simoo~

Other: 6.10 a/c 16 pts Stbd together. Parted company with minelayers. Formed 2 path(?) A

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: 2.30 Co & speed as Requ to open out to 2 miles SE of Simoom

Ship: Met: Simoom

Place: Sighted: Girdle Ness Light: abeam



LOGS FOR AUGUST 1918


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1 August 1918

Place: Roszth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Place: Sighted: Bell Rock Lt.: abeam to Starboard 2 miles

Place: Sighted: Ma~ Island Lt.: Abeam to Port

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Other: 2nd Dio. Proceeded to Met~

Other: Weighed and proceede alongside oiler

Other: proceeded up harbour

Place: Visited: S. Black Rock Gate

Place: Visited: bridge

Place: Sighted: Bell Rock Lt: abeam to stbd - 2 miles

Place: Sighted: May Island Light: abeam to port

Place: Sighted: Fidra Gap: passed

Other: 2nd Div. probeded to Methil

Other: Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles in 7 fathoms

Other: 6.5 Weighed & proceded alongside oiler. Recd. 187 tons of oil fuel.

Other: Shoved off from oiler & proceded up harbour - 18kt.

Place: Sighted: S. Black Rock Gate: passed


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2 August 1918

Place: Roszth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Dragged for Scotchman

Other: Lost overboard by accident 1 Torpedo Director Scotchman at sea Aug. 1st

Other: Surgeon Probationer left ship (Denobilised)

Other: Lost overboard by accident 1 Torpedo Director Scotchman at Sea August 1st. Dragged for Scotchman.

Person: Left ship: Surgeon Probationer (Demobilised)

Other: Lost overboard by accident 1 torpedo


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3 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4


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4 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Liberty men returned onboard. Coxswain proceded on leave.


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5 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: 1 MID: RN joined from Agincourt

Other: Shifted to No.13 buoy alongside Scythe.

Ship: Met: Scythe

Other: 1 Mid. RN joined from Agincourt

Ship: Met: Agincourt


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6 August 1918

Place: Roszth

Place: Rosyth


Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Landed Sports party

Other: Sports party returned onboard

Other: Recd 6 tons of O.F. from "Lobster"

Other: Landed x & z watches & sports party.

Other: Liberty men & sports party returned onboard.


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7 August 1918

Place: Roszth

Place: Fidra Gap

Place: Largo Bay

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Prepared ship for sea

Other: Slipped and Proceded to ~uchkeith for compass correction

Other: Landed N.O. of Valballa

Ship: Met: Patrolling Fidra Gap

Other: Returned to Largo Bay

Other: Slipped & Proceded to Inchkeith for compass correction.

Other: 10.55 Landed N.O. of Valhalla in Leith Roads. 11.40 Patrolling Fidra Gap

Ship: Met: Valhalla

Other: 5.30 25kts Returned to Largo Bay.

Other: Came to with Stbd anchor in 7 fathoms& veered to 2.5 shackles


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8 August 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Proceeded with O~se~ef

Other: Relieved by Scimitar

Other: Anchored in Largo Bay

Other: Weighed and proceeded with Zearless and Mischief

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Other: Took Station on Starboard beam of Fearless

Other: Relieved Champion Scythe and Munster

Ship: Met: Mischief

Other: 4.40 Weighed & Proceded with Mischief. 15 kts. Patrolling Fidra Gap.

Other: 11.0 13kts. Relieved by Scimitar. Anchored in Largo Bay.

Place: Visited: Largo Bay

Ship: Met: Scimitar

Other: 12. Weighed & proceded with Fearless & Mischief

Ship: Met: Fearless & Mischief

Place: Sighted: Fidra Gap: passed

Other: 8. Relieved Champion, Scythe & Munster.

Ship: Met: Champion, Scythe & Munster


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9 August 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Fearless Sighted Sub.

Other: Challenged Sub. Correct reply. (G.G.)

Other: 4.50 a/c 2 pts stbd together - 16.5 kts. Co & speed as Requ for exercises with K8

Other: 5.20 Fearless sighted Sub. a/c towards Sub & challanged. Correct reply. (G.b.) a/c N32E


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10 August 1918

Place: Roszth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Other: Parted Co~ with Fearless

Other: Secured alongside Mischief at No. 12 buoy

Other: 12.10 Gained touch with 4th LCS.

Place: Sighted: St. Abbs Head Light: abeam to port

Place: Sighted: May Island Light: abeam to stbd

Ship: Sighted: Fearless: parted company

Place: Sighted: Inchkeith: passed

Place: Visited: Shoved off from oiler. Recd. 137 tons of oil Fuel. Secured alongside Mischief at No.12 buoy.

Ship: Met: Mischief


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11 August 1918

Place: Roszth

Place: Largo Bay

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Wireless Rating joined ship from Valhalla

Other: Proceded to Largo Bay with Munster

Other: Anchored in Largo Bay

Other: One bucket lost overboard

Ship: Met: Valhalla

Other: Slipped & Proceded to Largo Bay with Munster.

Ship: Met: Munster

Place: Visited: Largo Bay


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12 August 1918

Place: Sea

Place: Fidra Gap

Place: Largo Bay

Place: at Sea

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Patrol Fidra Gap with Munster

Ship: Met: ~uckkeith

Other: Proceded to join Packer and Munster in Largo Bay

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to starboard

Other: Carried out Night attack on Packer

Ship: Met: Munster

Other: 6.30 Weighed & Proceded to patrol Fidra Gap with Munster 15kts.

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Place: Visited: Inchkeith

Other: 1.0 Proceded to join Packer & Munster at Largo Bay 20kts. 1.35 Stopped in Largo Bay. 2.0 Proceded in company with Parker & Munster.

Ship: Met: Parker & Munster

Place: Visited: Largo Bay

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to stbd


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13 August 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Ship: Sighted: Submarine: N

Other: Carried out Torpedo Attack on Parker

Other: Munster parted co~ to board stg. Vessel

Other: 5.55 Sighted submarine bg. N. a/c 6 pts Port 6.7 a/c 6pts Stbd.

Other: 8.0 Sighted Reliefs

Other: Munster parted company to board stg. vessel. Co as requ for keeping in touch.

Other: Resumed co & speed. 11.15 a/c N10E 20kts to examine lights.


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14 August 1918

Place: Roszth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Place: Sighted: May Island

Other: Passed ~uchkeith

Ship: Met: Munster

Other: Lost overboard by accident 1 paint brush

Other: Parted company with Parker, Munster. Lights proved to be trawlers & buoy.

Ship: Sighted: Parker, Munster: parted company

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam

Place: Sighted: Inchkeith: passed

Other: 4.0 Secured in Penns in C2 berth.

Other: Lost overboard 1 paintbrush while painting ship


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15 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Discharged 1 W/T rating to Valhalla

Other: Lost overboard by accident 1 paint brush

Other: Lost overboard 1 paintbrush while painting ship


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16 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Landed canteen party

Other: Recd 33 tons of Oil Fuel from Port Edgar.


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17 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Recd 87 tons of Oil Fuel from Port Edgar.


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18 August 1918

Place: rosyth

Place: Rosyth, Long -3.4

Other: Landed canteen party


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19 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Place: Fidra Gap

Place: Largo Bay

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Ship: Met: Munster

Other: Shoved off and proceeded alongside Munster ab No. 13 buoy

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Surg: Prob. RNVR joined ship

Other: Slipped and proceded with Munster

Other: Passed SR~ Rock Gate

Other: Patrolled Fidra Gap

Other: Left Patrol and Proceded to Largo Bay

Other: Anchored

Other: 6.55 Munster shoved off. 7.0 Shoved off & proceded alongside Munster at No.13 buoy.

Person: Boarded: Surgeon Probationer RNVR

Other: 10.25 Slipped & proceded with Munster 12kts. 11.18 Passed SRU(?), Rock Gate - 20kts. 111.30 Patrolled Fidra Gap - 15kts.

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Other: 4.15 Left Patrol & Proceded to Largo Bay - 20kts. 4.40 Anchored in 7 fthms in Largo Bay & veered to 4 shkles.

Place: Visited: Largo Bay

Ship: Met: Torch


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20 August 1918

Place: Sea

Place: Fidra Gap

Place: Largo Bay

Place: at Sea

Other: Weighed and Proceded with Munster

Other: Patrolling Fidra Gap

Other: Proceded to Largo Bay

Other: Proceded with Seymour and Munster

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam. S72E

Ship: Met: Seymour

Ship: Met: Munster

Other: 7.45 Weighed & Proceded with Munster. 8.0 Patrolling Fidra Gap - 15kts

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Other: 11.0 Closed Inchkeith for daily signal. 11.40 Stopped.

Place: Visited: Inchkeith

Other: 11.58 Proceded to Largo Bay 18kts. 12.40 Proceded with Seymour & Munster at 16kts.

Place: Visited: Largo Bay

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam


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21 August 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Lost during Exercises- 1 Grasstine, 1 Reindeer buoy- 1 Lifebuoy

Other: 4.25 Took station on Port beam 5 cables. 5.25 Commenced ZZ ea 10 mins.

Other: 7.0 a/c 16 Pts Port.

Other: 9.45 opened out to 3 miles - ZZ indepenents

Other: 12.0 a/c SEbyE

Other: Excercised General Drill. Lost during Exercises - 1 Grassline, 1 Reindeer buoy, 1 lifebuoy.


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22 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam. (possibly N74W)

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Other: Parted C~ with Seymour and Munster

Other: Secured alongside oiler in Largo Bay

Other: Proceded up harbour

Place: Visited: S Black Rob Gate

Ship: Met: Secured alongside Maevad and Prince at No 15 buoy

Person: Other: AB. Brant: Discharged sick

Other: Preaparing ship for sea

Other: Slipped and proceded with 3 S~s Group

Place: Visited: Forth Bridge

Other: Passed Inchkeith

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to Sltd.

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam

Place: Sighted: Fidra Gap: passed

Ship: Sighted: Seymour & Munster: parted company

Other: 3.5 Secured alongside oiler in Largo Bay. Recd 114 tons of oil fuel.

Other: 6.0 Shoved off from oiler. Proceded up harbour 22kts. 7.0 Passed S Black Rock Gate 15kts. 7.25 Secured alongside Maenad & Prince at No.15 buoy.

Ship: Met: Maenad & Prince

Person: Ill: AB Brant: Discharged sick

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: Slipped & proceded with 3rd Screening Group.

Place: Sighted: Forth Bridge: passed

Place: Sighted: Inchkeith: passed

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to stbd


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23 August 1918

Place: at Sea

Other: Dinghy Damaged

Other: Dinghy Damaged.

Other: 8.0 Took up order for entering harbour in 2 columns.


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24 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam

Other: Parted C~ with Battleships

Other: Proceded into harbour with 3rd Screening Group- Slow both

Place: Visited: bridge

Other: Secured alongside Wreslter and Tower at No 2 buoy

Other: Slipped and proceded to C3

Ship: Met: Prince

Other: Slipped and proceded alongside Prince in D 5 Pe~

Other: 6.40 Parted company with Battleships. 20kts. 6.50 - 10kts. Proceded into harour with 3rd Screening Group - Slow both.

Other: 9.10 Passed bridge. 9.40 Secured alongside Wrestler & Tower at No.2 buoy.

Ship: Met: Wrestler & Tower

Other: Slipped & Proceded to C3 penn to oil. Oiled 96 tons.

Other: Slipped & proceded alongside Prince in D5 penn.

Ship: Met: Prince

Other: Proceeded into harbour with 3rd screening group - slow both.

Other: 9.40 secured alongside Wrestler

Other: 6.30 Slipped & proceded alongside Prince in D5


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25 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: discharged sick 1 officer's steward

Person: Ill: 1 Officer's Steward: Discharged sick

Person: Ill: sick list = 1


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26 August 1918

Place: |Rosyth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Recd 11 tons of O-F from Oyster.

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: Recd 11 tons of O - From Oyster


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27 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Person: Ill: sick list = 1


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28 August 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Prepared ship for sea

Other: Proced alongside Scout at No 20 buoy

Other: Wireless Rating joined ship from Centurion

Other: 1 Po. and 1 AB left ship

Other: 1 AB and 1 OS joined ship

Ship: Met: Scout

Other: Recd 15 tons of O-F. from Lobster

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Ship: Met: Centurion

Other: 1 PO & 1 AB left ship. 1 AB & 1 OS joined ship.

Other: 6.20 Wireless Rating joined ship from Centurion. 1 PO & 1 AB left ship


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29 August 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Slipped and Proceded with Scout and Benbow

Ship: Met: Scout

Ship: Met: Benbow

Place: Visited: O~ca~ gate

Place: Visited: S. Black Rock Gate

Other: Formed MG. 6

Other: Scout Reported Submarine

Other: rejoined Benbow:


Other: 11.40 Slipped & Proceded with Scout & Benbow

Ship: Met: Scout & Benbow

Other: Read Warrants No. 1 & 2

Place: Sighted: S. Black Rock Gate: passed

Other: 5.10 Scout Reported Submarine. 5.25 - 25kts: rejoined Benbow

Other: 5.10 Scout reported submarine

Other: 5.25 Rejoined Benbow

Place: Sighted: S. Black Rock Gate

Ship: Met: Bencbow


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30 August 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Place: sea

Other: Formed MG 6

Ship: Met: Parted C~ with Benbow

Other: Joined Wrestler and Munster and screened American Minelayers

Ship: Met: Wrestler

Ship: Met: Munster

Other: Passed No 42 buoy

Other: Passed Mark buoys

Other: minelaying

Other: Copinsa~ bore NbyW

Place: Sighted: Pentland Sherries: N73W

Other: 5.50 Parted company with Benbow. Joined Wrestler & Munster & screened American Minelayers.

Ship: Met: Wrestler & Munster

Ship: Met: American Minelayers

Other: 4.15 Co as requ for minelaying - 15kts

Place: Sighted: Copinsay Lt: NbyW

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: N73W

Other: 5.50 Parted coy with Bendbow. Joined Wrestler & Munster & screened American Minelayers


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31 August 1918

Place: Sea and Cromarty

Place: Fidra Gap

Place: at Sea & Cromarty

Place: Cromarty

Lat 57.7, Long -4.0

Place: Sighted: Noss Head: abeam to Stld.

Other: Entered harbour

Place: Visited: gate

Ship: Met: Scout

Other: Proceded to No 7 buoy

Other: Discharged 1 Tel. rating

Other: Passed gates

Other: Buclion Ness Lt. abeam

Other: Girdleness Lt. abeam

Other: May Is. abeam Co Port

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Place: Sighted: Inchkeith: East

Other: Slipped and proceded to No 23 buoy alongside raider

Other: Secured alongside Raider

Ship: Met: Raider

Place: Sighted: Noss Head: abeam to stbd

Other: co & speed as requ for entering harbour

Other: 6.5 Passed gate. 6.15 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles. 6.35 Weighed & proceded alongside Scout at oiler. Recd 62 tons of O-F.

Other: 10.15 Proceded to No.7 buoy. 11.15 Discharged 1 Tel. rating

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Other: 12.25 Slipped & proceded with Scout at 12kts

Other: 12.50 Passed gates - 20kts

Place: Sighted: Buchan Ness Light: abeam

Place: Sighted: Girdle Ness Light: abeam

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to port

Place: Sighted: Fidra Gap: passed

Other: 8.40 Secured alongside oiler W of Inchkeith. Recd. 106 tons of oil fuel.

Place: Sighted: Inchkeith: W

Other: 10.40 Slipped & proceded to No23 buoy alongside Raider


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Other: (signed) J.Knox Lieut. Commanding Officer HMS Torch

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LOG BOOKS – SEPTEMBER 1ST 1918 to OCTOBER 31ST 1918


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Other: Adm. 53/63333 HMS "Torch" LOG for the Period Sept 1st 1918, to Oct 31st 1918 Other: For use as the original Ship's Log in ... Torpedo Boat Destroyers.

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LOGS FOR SEPTEMBER 1918


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1 September 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4


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2 September 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Lost overboard by accident 2 w~a~ling spikes

Other: Lost overboard by accident 2 ~ailing spikes

Other: Lost overboard by accident awaiting spikes


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3 September 1918

Place: rosyth

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4


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4 September 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Rec'd 18 tons Oil Fuel from RFA Lobster


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5 September 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Rec'd 10 tons Oil Fuel from MFA "Lobster"


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6 September 1918

Place: At Sea

Place: at Sea

Place: at sea

Other: 9.35 Slipped & proceded with remainder of 4th Div.

Place: Sighted: S. Black Rock Gate: passed

Other: 12.18 ... Commenced ZZ. ea 10 mins

Other: 9.16 Took up Night Cruising Formation


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7 September 1918

Place: Sea

Place: at Sea

Place: at sea

Other: Formed MG 1

Other: Passed thrs' AP lines

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: N83W

Other: minelaying

Other: Finished mine laying

Other: Passed No 4 Lt. buoy

Other: 5.30 Formed MG1. 5.45 Destroyers ZigZag

Other: 6.55 Passed thro' AP lines.

Other: 7.43 ... Destroyers ZZ. 8.15 a/c N. Co & Speed as Requ. for minelaying.

Other: 12.25 Finished Mine Laying. 12.30 a/c S4E - Screening London.

Ship: Met: London

Other: 1.40 Commenced Zig Zag.

Other: 3.5 Took station astern of London. 3.23 Stopped. Assisted Nessus.

Ship: Met: "London" and "Nessus"


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8 September 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to Stld.

Other: Parted C~ with London

Other: Secured alongside oiler W of Inchkeith

Ship: Met: SS Berchwood

Other: Proceded into harbour

Other: Secured alongside Tomahark at 21 buoy

Other: 1 Midshipman RN discharged to Agi~c~

Other: Lower boom carried away

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to stbd

Ship: Sighted: London: parted company

Other: 8.15 Secured alongside oiler of of Inchkeith.

Place: Visited: W of Inchkeith

Other: Rec'd 91 tons Oil Fuel & 2 tons culinary coal from SS "Beechwood"

Ship: Met: SS "Beechwood"

Other: 10. Proceded into harbour. 10.50 Secured alongside Tomahawk at 21 buoy.

Ship: Met: Tomahawk

Other: 1 Midshipman RN discharged to Agincourt

Ship: Met: Agincourt

Other: Lower boom carried away.


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9 September 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Mustered Sea boots & oilskins.

Other: 1 Midshipman RN joined ship from Erin.

Ship: Met: Erin


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10 September 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Slipped and proceded

Ship: Met: Ajare

Ship: Met: tug Di~das

Other: Proceded alongside tug Dimdas E of Inchkeith

Ship: Engaged: Lt. Vessel off Kingt~or~ Ness: Fired torpedo

Other: Recovered torpedo

Other: Weighed and proceded

Other: Fired torpedo at KG~

Ship: Met: SS Buchwood

Other: Proceded apharboar

Other: Secured to 21 buoy alongside Tomahawk

Ship: Met: tug "Dundas"

Ship: Met: Ajax(?)

Place: Visited: E of Inchkeith

Place: Visited: off Kinghorn Ness

Other: 4.30 Slipped and proceded. 5.30 Secured alongside Ajax(?). 6.0 Proceded alongside tug "Dundas" E of Inchkeith. 7.8 Fired torpedo at Lt. Vessel off Kinghorn Ness. Recovered torpedo.

Other: 8.35 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles in 4.5 fthms E of Inchkeith

Other: 7.0 Embarked marking party from tug. 7.40 Secured alongside Ajax & disembarked marking party.

Other: 8.5 Secured alongside oiler. Rec'd 30 tons Oil Fuel from SS "Beechwood". 9.0 Proceded up harbour.


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11 September 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4


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12 September 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Person: Boarded: SubLt. Small


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13 September 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Rec'd 16 tons Oil Fuel from MFA Oyster.

Other: 8.30 Secured for Sea. 8.45 Unshackled.


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14 September 1918

Place: Sea

Place: Forth Bridge

Place: Harbour

Place

Place: Firth of Forth

Other: Slipped and proceeded

Other: Passed Forth Bridge

Other: Took station astern of Battleships

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam

Other: Formed submarine screen No. 6

Other: Picked up Torpedoes for 6th CS

Ship: Met: SS Buchwood

Other: Secured off Luck Keith

Other: Secured to No 21 buoy

Other: 1.25 Slipped & proceeded.

Place: Sighted: Forth Bridge: passed

Other: 3.25 Course N86E 17kts. Took station astern of battleships.

Other: 5.43 Forward submarine screen No.6

Other: 8.35 Commenced run I. 9.30 Finished run I. Turned 16 points & commenced run II. 11.15 Finished run II. 11.35 Course 88W 18knots. 11.40 Commenced 2 point zig-zag.

Other: 3.15 May Island abeam. Course & speed as req. for picking up Torpedoes for 6th CS

Other: Rec'd 40 tons Oil Fuel from SS "Beechwood". 6.0 Secured to oiler off InchKeith. 6.60 Proceeded up Harbour. 7.45 Secured to No.21 buoy.


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15 September 1918

Place: Nothing listed (At harbour)


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16 September 1918

Place: Nothing listed (At harbour)

Ship: Met: MFA Oyster

Ship: Met: Exchanged one officers' stewa~ with Sepoy

Ship: Sighted: MFA Oyster: Rec'd 14 tons Oil Fuel from ...

Other: Exchanged one officers' stewart with Sepoy.


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17 September 1918

Place: Buoy in harbour

Other: Slipped and proceeded to carry out Torpedo practice

Other: Weather unsuitable- returned to buoy

Other: 8.0 Slipped & proceeded to carry out Torpedo practice. 9.10 Weather unsuitable, - returned to buoy.


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18 September 1918

Other: 7.30 Slipped & proceeded. 7.50 Closed with Furious and anchored.

Person: Boarded: Captain of Furious

Other: 8.30 Weighed & proceeded to Largo Bay.

Place: Visited: Largo Bay

Other: 9.30 Arr. Largo Bay - delivered sailing orders to Striking Force.

Other: 9.45 Proceeded to Dunbar. 10.30 Acted as target for aeroplanes carrying Torpedos.

Other: 3.00 Fired 2 torpedoes, Proceeded up harbour.

Ship: Met: Furious

Person: Left ship: Captain of Furious

Place: Sighted: Inch Keith: Proceeded outside Inch Keith for Torpedo practice

Other: 6.20 Secured to oiler off Inch Keith. 7.0 Slipped & proceeded to Largo Bay.

Other: 9.00 Came to Starb anchor in Largo Bay. Rec'd 41 tons Oil Fuel from SS Beechwood.


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19 September 1918

Place: Left harbour and went to Special Patrol in company with Augae

Other: Weighed and Proceeded on Special Patrol in company with Augae

Other: Took station on Port Beam of Augae

Other: Single line ahead

Other: 11.40 Weighed & proceeded on Special Patrol

Ship: Sighted: Augae: in company with


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20 September 1918

Place: Fidra Gap

Place: Largo Bay

Ship: Met: Took station on Port Beam of Augae

Other: Single line ahead

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Place: Visited: Largo Bay

Place: Sighted: Fidra Gap: Passed Fidra Gap

Other: 12.0 Secured to oiler in Largo Bay


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21 September 1918

Place: Harbour

Place: No 21 buoy

Ship: Met: SS Manx Isles

Other: Slipped and proceeded up Harbour

Other: Secured to No 21 buoy

Other: Rec'd 84 tons Oil Fuel from SS "Manx Isles"

Other: 6.0 Slipped & proceeded up Harbour. 7.10 Secured to No.21 buoy.


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22 September 1918

Place: Nothing listed (At harbour)


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23 September 1918

Place

Place: Slipped and proceeded with Wolsey for torpedo practice

Place: Proceeded up harbour

Place: buoy

Other: Fired one torpedo

Other: Slipped and proceeded with Wolsey for Torpedo practice

Other: Searching for Wolsey's torpedo

Other: Relieved Fidra Gap patrol

Other: Proceeded up harbour

Other: Secured to oiler off ~uch Keilt

Other: Slipped and proceeded up harbour

Other: Secured to buoy

Ship: Met: SS Rion

Other: Slipped and proceeded

Other: Formed MG 6 on 3rd Div. of BF

Ship: Sighted: Wolsey: Slipped & proceeded with Wolsey for Torpedo practice.

Other: 11.0 Searching for Wolsey's torpedo.

Other: 12.0 Relieved Fidra Gap patrol

Other: 12.0 Proceeded up harbour. 1.30 Secured to oiler off Inch Keith. 2.15 Slipped & proceeded up harbour. 3.0 Secured to buoy.

Ship: Sighted: SS Rion: Rec'd 25 tons Oil Fuel from SS "Rion"

Other: 5.50 Slipped & proceeded.

Other: 7.15 Formed M.G. 6 on 3rd Div of BF Course S70E


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24 September 1918

Place

Place: Nothing listed

Other: Formed MGIB

Other: Course and speed as reg. for PV

Other: Formed MG3

Other: Formed MG 6

Other: 6.15 Commenced 2 pr 22. 6.40 Formed MVIB 16kts

Other: 1.15 Formed MG3

Other: 7.30 Formed MG6


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25 September 1918

Place

Place: Seapa

Place: Sighted: Peutland Skerries: abeam

Other: Formed single line ahead

Place: Visited: Boom

Other: Secured to buoy

Ship: Met: SS O~al

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: abeam

Other: 4.30 Formed single line ahead course and speed as req for entering Scapa. 5.21 Passed Boom.

Other: 6.2 Secured to oiler for oil. 7.12 Slipped 7.42 Secured to buoy.

Other: Rec'd 73 tons Oil Fuel from SS "Oural"


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26 September 1918

Place

Place: Nothing listed (At harbour)

Ship: Met: SS Blackstone

Ship: Sighted: SS Blackstone: Rec'd 14 tons Oil Fuel from SS Blackstone


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27 September 1918

Place: Nothing listed (At harbour)

Other: First Lieutenant and advance party returned from leave

Other: 1.15 Hands employed painting ship. Party of 10 Hands employed drawing ammunition.

Other: First Lieutenant & advance party returned from Leave.


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28 September 1918

Place: Slipped and proceeded

Place: Returned to harbour

Place: buoy

Other: Slipped and proceeded

Other: Formed Submarine Screen on 4th Division of G

Other: Full Calibre firing in Peutland Firth

Other: Returned to harbour

Other: Slipped and secured to buoy

Ship: Met: SS Kura

Other: 7.23 Slipped & proceeded. 7.48 Formed submarine screen on 4th Division of G...

Place: Sighted: Pentland Firth: Course & Speed as req for full calibre firing in Pentland Firth

Other: 11.20 Left 4th Division & formed Submarine screen on 50urs...

Other: 1.40 Returned to harbour. 2.30 Secured to oiler. 3.15 Slipped & secured to buoy.

Other: Rec'd 22 tons Oil Fuel & 2.25 tons Culinary coal from SS "Kura"

Place: Visited: Portland Firth

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29 September 1918

Place

Other: 5.45 One Officer's Steward joined ship.


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30 September 1918

Place

Place: Sea

Place: Switha Boom

Place: Peutland Skerries

Place: At Sea

Other: Lost overboard by accident 1 Cable punch

Other: Secured ship for sea

Person: Boarded: AB. Mundy rejoined

Other: Slipped and proceded with 3~ Screen Group

Other: Formed MG 6 on 3rd Div. of B-F

Place: Sighted: Peutland Skerries: abeam to Stld.

Place: Visited: Switha Boom

Other: Clocks put back to GMT

Other: Secured ship for sea.

Person: Boarded: AB. Mundy

Other: Lost overboard by accident 1 Cable punch.

Place: Sighted: Switha: 2.27 Passed Switha Boom

Other: 1.5 Slipped & proceded with 3rd Screen Groupp

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: abeam to Stbd.

Other: 7.35 Formed Night Cruising Disposition


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1 October 1918

Place: Sea and Rosyth

Place: Sea & Rozyth

Place: Visited: reg

Place: Sightedyt

Other: Formed Mg 6

Other: Formed Mg 3

Other: Entered harbour

Other: Formed Mg 6 of 3rd Div. of B-F

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to Port

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Other: Parted Co with battleships

Other: harbour

Other: Secured alongside Tomahawk at 12 buoy

Other: Proceded to Pe~s

Other: Secured in C1 outerberth

Other: Proceded to No 52 buoy

Other: Secured to 52 buoy alongside Tomahawk

Other: 3.45 Formed MG6

Other: 6.50 Formed MG3.

Other: 9.50 Took up station for entering harbour. Formed MG6 or 3rd Div of B-F

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to Port

Other: 12.0 Parted co with battleships

Other: 1 Oil syringe lost overboard by accident

Ship: Sighted: Tomahawk: Secured alongside Tomahawk at 12 buoy.

Other: 4.50 Proceded to Penns. 4.50 Secured in C1 outer berth. Rec'd 61 tons Oil Fuel from Port Edgar base. 6.0 Proceded to No. 52 buoy.

Other: 6.45 Secured to 52 buoy alongside Tomahawk.


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2 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Place: Rosyth.

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Securing for sea

Other: Secured alongside Urc~inin C,6,0

Other: Proceded with 3rd Division

Other: Hands employed as reqs & Securing for sea. 11.10 Proceded with 3rd Division.

Ship: Sighted: Urchin: 12.25 Secured alongside Urchin in C,6,0.


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3 October 1918

Place: 423

Place: Granton Roads

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2

Ship: Engaged: 3: 33

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Slipped and Proced with 3rd Div

Place: Visited: ~ca~ gate

Other: Towed target for Tomahawk

Other: Proceded to anchorage

Other: ~ in Granton Roads

Other: 7.10 Slipped & Proced with 3rd Div. Co & speed as req for exercises in Forth.

Other: 11.35 Secured alongside oiler. Rec'd 14 tons Oil Fuel from SS "Rion" 12. Proceded to anchorage.

Other: 12.25 Came to with Stbd 'anchor' & veered to 3 shackles in 7 fthms in Granton Roads.


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4 October 1918

Place: Granton Roads

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2

Other: Weighed & proceded with 3rd Div:

Other: Fired & recovered Stbd 18 torpedoes. Fired & recovered Port 18 torpedoes.

Other: 11.45 Came to with Stbd 'anchor' & veered to 3 shackles in 7 fthms in Granton Roads

Other: 1.30 Weighed & proceded up harbour.

Ship: Sighted: Greenwich: Secured alongside

Other: 5.0 Proceeded to Granton. 5.55 Anchored off Sau~~areg

Other: 6.10 Weighed & proceded alongside oiler. Rec'd 19 tons Oil Fuel from SS "Beechwood"

Other: 8.15 Came to with Stbd 'anchor' & veered to 2 Shackles in 5 fthms. Distributed flotilla mails & provisions.


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5 October 1918

Place: Granton Roads

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2

Ship: Sighted: fa

Place: Visited

Other: Flotilla Regalta

Other: Held Flotilla Regatta


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6 October 1918

Place: 232

Place: Granton Roads

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2

Person: Died: adaaaaaaassdasd: aaa


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7 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Place: Visited: 1

Place: Visited

Place: Sighted

Other: Weighed and proceded up harbour

Other: Secured to No 11 buoy


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8 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Slipped and proceded alongside Greenwich outside Peregrine and Patriot

Ship: Met: M.F.A. Oyster

Person: Boarded: Smith

Ship: Sighted: Greenwich: Slipped & proceded alongside Greenwich

Ship: Sighted: Peregrine & Patriot: Slipped & proceded ... outside Peregrine & Patriot

Other: Rec'd 40 tons Oil Fuel from MFA Oyster.

Person: Boarded: Stokr. Smith


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9 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Place: Rasyth, Long -3.4

Other: 3 AB's and 1 Ldg S. joined ship

Other: 3 AB's & 1 ddg S. joined ship


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10 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4


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11 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4


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12 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Mid: RN left ship to rejoin Erin

Other: Mid:RN left ship to rejoin Erin.


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13 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Slipped and proceded to Granton

Other: Weighed and proceded to Pe~s

Other: Secured in A1 Penn

Other: Armouress working on No 2 gun

Other: 7.25 Slipped & proceded to Granton. 8.25 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles.

Other: 12.35 Weighed & proceded to Penns. 1.30 Secured in A1 Penn.


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14 October 1918

Place: Granton

Other: Slipped and proceded

Other: Lost 1 Torpedo in position: 4 miles

Place: Visited: May Island Lt. House

Other: Motor boat sweeping for Torpedo

Other: Weighed and carried out torpedo practice with Tomahawk

Ship: Met: SS Beechwood

Other: 6.0 Slipped & proceded. Carried out excercises with 4th Div.

Other: Lost 1 Torpedo in position: 4 miles 3.3 Cables 176.5o from May Island Lt.House.

Other: 1.45 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 4 shackles. Motor boat sweeping for Torpedo.

Other: 4.30 Weighed & carried out torpedo practice with Tomahawk.

Other: 8.10 Secured alongside oiler. 8.50 Shoved off from Oiler. 9.5 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles. Rec'd 38 tons Oil Fuel from SS Beechwood


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15 October 1918

Place

Place: Granton

Place: Methil, Long -3.0

Other: Weighed and proceded up harbour

Other: Took Diving Lauch in Tow from Greenwich and proceded to search for torpedo

Other: Anchored in position of lost Torpedo. Whaler and dinghy swept for torpedo

Other: Sent Diver down to search for torpedo

Other: Weighed and proceded to Methil

Other: Left Launch at Methil

Other: Weighed and proceded with 4th Div.

Other: Lost overboard as Mark Buoy: 1 Reindeer buoy, 1 boat's anchor 2-4" Practice projectiles, 30 f~ 2 1/2" hem~.

Other: 7.0 Weighed & proceded up harbour. 8.0 Took Diving Launch in tow from Greenwich & proceded to search for torpedo.

Other: Lost overboard as Mock Buoy: 1 Reindeer buoy, 1 boat's anchor, 2-4" Practice projectiles, 30 fthms 2.5" hemp.

Other: 12.30 Anchored in position of lost torpedo. Whaler & dinghy swept for torpedo. 2.0 Sent Diver down to search for torpedo.

Place: Sighted: Methil: 3.20 Weighed & proceded to Methil. Left Launch at Methil.

Other: 5.40 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles.

Other: 7.30 Weighed & proceded with 4th Div. Exercised Night Action Stations.

Other: 11.0 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles.


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16 October 1918

Place: Granton

Place: Methil, Long -3.0

Other: Weighted and proceded to Methil

Other: Anchored off Methil

Other: Proceded up harbour

Other: Secured alongside Greenwich and drew new torpedo

Ship: Met: Greenwich

Other: Proceded to Granton

Ship: Met: SS Beechwood

Other: 7.15 Weighed & proceded to Methil. 8.15 Anchored off Methil. 9.05 Took diving launch in tow & proceded up harbour. 11.35 Secured alongside Greenwich & drew new torpedo.

Other: 1.0 Proceded to Granton. 1.50 Secured alongside oiler. Hands employed coaling ship. Rec'd 32 tons Oil Fuel & 2.5 tons Culinary Coal from SS "Beechwood"

Other: 3.50 Proceded. 4.0 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles.


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17 October 1918

Place: Granton

Place: Largo Bay

Other: Weighed and proceded with 4th Div. for torpedo practices

Other: Fired torpedo at 5th Div. of B-F

Other: Anchored E of Inchkeith

Other: Weighed and carried out torpedo attack on 6th Div: of B-F

Other: Picked up torpedoes for C'wood

Other: Closed C'wood in Burntisland

Ship: Met: Wrestler

Other: Carried out Night attacks

Other: Anchored at Granton

Other: 7.50 Weighed & proceded with 4th Div. for torpedo practices.

Other: 12.15 Anchored E of Inchkeith. 12.35 Weighed & carried out torpedo attack on 6th Div. of B-F

Other: Embarked C'woods working party & closed C'wood in Burntisland.

Ship: Sighted: Wrestler: Closed Wrestler in Largo Bay

Other: Closed C'wood in Burntisland Roads. Disembarked working party & torpedoes.

Place: Visited: Granton


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18 October 1918

Place: Granton

Place: Saumarey

Other: Anchored off Saumarey

Other: Weighed and proceded

Ship: Met: Greenwich

Other: Proceded to Granton

Place: Visited: Saumarey

Other: Anchored

Other: 1.5 Anchored off Saumarey. 1.40 Weighed & proceded.

Other: 2.20 Secured alongside Greenwich. Embarked flotilla mails & provisions & stores.

Other: 6.0 Proceded to Granton. 6.45 Anchored off Saumarey. Disembarked stores. 7.40 Weighed.

Other: 8.0 Anchored.


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19 October 1918

Place: Granton

Ship: Engaged: Drifter No.32: put hole in ship's side port side abreast 49 frame.


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20 October 1918

Place: Granton

Other: Sick List = 1


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21 October 1918

Place: Granton

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Discharged 3 Ratings to Hospital

Other: Proceded with 3rd Group

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to Port

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to Stbd:

Other: Parted Co~ with battleship

Place: Visited: anchorage

Other: Proceded to anchorage

Ship: Met: SS Rion

Other: Weighed and proceded with 6th Div:

Other: 2 Cable Punches - 1 large and 2 small tenders lost overboard by accident

Other: Sick List = 3

Other: 2 Cable Punchers, 1 large & 2 small fenders lost overboard by accident

Other: 7.25 Discharged 3 Ratings to Hospital

Other: 9.5 Weighed & proceded with 3rd Group

Other: 12.0 Co & speed as requ for Exercise

Place: Sighted: May Island: abeam to Stbd

Other: 3.0 Secured alongside oiler. 3.47 Proceded to anchorage. 4.6 Came to with Stbld anchor & veered to 3 shackles in D4 berth. Rec'd 62 tons Oil Fuel from SS "Rion"

Other: 6.30 Weighed & proceded with 4th Div: Carried out searchlight exercises.

Other: 9.40 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles in D4 berth.


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22 October 1918

Place: Granton

Other: Proceded up harbour

Other: Secured alongside Timber jetty Rosyth

Other: Proceded

Other: Discharged 7 ratings to Hospital ship Berbice

Other: 7.30 Weighed & proceded up harbour. 8.47 Secured alongside timber jetty Rosyth. Hands employed embarking stores.

Other: Sick List = 11

Other: 5.15 Discharged 7 ratings to Hospital ship Berbice.

Other: 6.0 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles in D4 berth


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23 October 1918

Place: Granton

Other: Proceded with Sirdor

Ship: Met: Sirdor

Ship: Met: Se~itor

Other: Proceded to anchor rage

Other: Visited: Sick List = 18

Ship: Sighted: Sirdar: 8.15 Weighed & proceded with Sirdar

Other: 9.0 Secured alongside oiler. Rec'd 18 tons Oil Fuel from RFA "Servitor". 10.15 Proceded to anchorage. 10.25 Came to with Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles in D4 berth.

Other: Aired bedding.

Other: Aired Duffel coats. Down all bedding. 2.30 Hands landed for route march.


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24 October 1918

Place: Granton

Other: Captain read books on Naval Actions to Ships Company

Other: Sick List = 22

Other: 9.0 Captain read books on Naval actions to Ships Company.


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25 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Weighed and proceded

Ship: Met: Violent

Other: Secured alongside Violent at ~ 5 buoy

Other: Secured to No 42 buoy

Other: Slipped

Other: Discharged 13 Ratings and 1 officer to hospital ship Berbice

Other: Hands landed for recreation

Other: Sick List = 24

Other: 11.15 Secured alongside Violent at #5 becon. aired bedding. 12. Slipped.

Other: 12.20 Secured to No.42 buoy. Discharged 13 Ratings & 1 officer to hospital ship Berbice. Hands landed for recreation.

Other: 6.0 Recreation party returned.


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26 October 1918

Place: Rasyth

Place: Rosyth, Long -3.4

Other: Recreation Party Returned

Other: Landed Hands to recreation

Other: Down All Night Clothing

Other: Aired Night Clothin

Other: Discharged 1 Rating to Hospital

Other: Hands Painting ship as req

Other: Called Hands Saturday Routine

Other: Discharged 1 rating to hospital ship Berbice

Other: Landed hands for recreation

Other: Recreation party returned

Other: Aired Night Clothing. Discharged 1 rating to hospital ship Berbice.

Other: Sick List = 25

Other: Down all night clothing. 4.0 Landed hands for recreation

Other: Recreation party returned.


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27 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Discharged 1 Rating to hospital ship

Other: Hands landed for recreation

Other: Recreation party returned

Other: Discharged 1 Rating to Hospital Ship

Other: Sick List = 29

Other: Hands landed for recreation.


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28 October 1918

Place: Rosyth, Long -3.4

Other: Proceeded to No. 36 Buoy

Other: Secured to No. 36 Buoy

Other: Two Signa~ine~ joined ship


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29 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Discharged 2 ~R.A.'s to Hospital ship

Other: Sick List = 36

Other: 4.0 Discharged 2 ERA's to Hospital Ship.


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30 October 1918

Place: Rosyth, Long -3.4

Other: Inspection of Hammock

Other: Landed recreation Party

Other: Recreation party returned

Other: One Rating returned from long leave


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31 October 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Secured to No. 36 Buoy

Other: Sick List = 37

Other: Secured alongside Oiler. Hands employed coaling Ship. 11.40 Shoved off from Oiler. 12.0 Secured to No.36 Buoy.


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LOG BOOKS – NOVEMBER 1ST 1918 to DECEMBER 31ST 1918


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1 November 1918

Other: Period 1st November 1918, to 31st December 1918. CLOSED UNTIL 1969:

Other: For use as the original Ship's Log in any Ships temporarily commissioned (for Manoeuvres, &c.), and in Torpedo Boast Destroyers.

Other: Name C. P~~~~er ~~ RN

Other: Address HMS Torch

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1 November 1918

Other: BAROMETER Mercurial or Aneroid aneroid Maker T.Wheeler Number 3739

Other: Thermometers for Air Temperature Position in Ship aft. Whether in screen NO. Maker A.C. Cossa & Son From 1st Nov. To 31st Dec.

Other: Thermometer for Sea Temperature. /



LOGS FOR NOVEMBER 1918


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1 November 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Sick List = Blank


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2 November 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Slipped

Other: Landed Recreation Party

Other: Recreation Party returned

Other: 1st Lieut. discharged to Hospital Ship

Other: 11.30 Slipped. Anchored & veered Stbd to 3.5 shkls

Other: Sick List = Blank

Other: 1.15 Landed recreation Party. Remainder of hands employed as requisite.:

Other: Recreation Party returned. 1st Lieut. discharged to Hospital Ship.


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3 November 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Ship: Met: MFA Lobster

Other: Sick List = Blank

Other: Dis charged 36 tons of oil to oil lighter, MFA "Lobster". Hands employed disembarking ammunition.


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4 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2

Other: Secured ship for docking

Other: Proceded to Victoria Docks Leith

Place: Visited: Victoria Docks Leith

Other: Secured in basin

Other: Sick List = Blank

Other: Ships company proceded on leave.


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5 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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6 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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7 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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8 November 1918

Place: leith

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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9 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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10 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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11 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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12 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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13 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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14 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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15 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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16 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2

Other: Ship left dry dock


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17 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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18 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2

Other: Bottom half empty


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19 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2

Other: Top half blank


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20 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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21 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2

Other: Long leave party returned

Other: Hands employed painting ship


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22 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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23 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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24 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2


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25 November 1918

Place: Leith

Lat 56.0, Long -3.2

Person: Left ship: Lieut G.S. Harding

Person: Boarded: Lieut T.M. Smith

Person: Left ship: Lieut G.S. Harding left ship

Person: Left ship: Lieut. G.S. Harding


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26 November 1918

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: 5.30 Called hands. Prepared to leave docks.

Other: 7.30 Slipped & proceded alongside oiler. Rec'd 63 tons of oil Fuel from SS Rion

Other: 10.50 Proceded up harbour.

Other: Lost overboard by accident 1 Candle Lamp

Other: 12.15 Came to with Stbd 'anchor' & veered to 3 shackles off Crombie. Embarked ammunition.

Other: 5.30 Weighed & Proceded. 6- o--o 6.20 Secured to 42 buoy.

Other: Recd 63 tons of oil fuel from S S Rion


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27 November 1918

Place: Sea

Place: Leith Roads

Place: at Sea

Place: at sea

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Slipped and proceded

Place: Sighted: Inchkeith

Other: Commenced Swinging ship for deviation W of Inchkeith

Other: Anchored in Leith Roads

Other: Weighed and proceded out of harbour

Place: Visited: Fidra Gap

Place: Sighted: Girdleness Lt.: abeam

Place: Sighted: Buchon Ness: abeam

Place: Sighted: Kinnaird Hd: abeam

Place: Sighted: Noss Hd Lt.: N60W

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: N15W

Place: Sighted: Noss Hd: abeam

Place: Sighted: Peutland Skerries: N

Place: Sighted: Copinsay: N26E

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: abeam to Stbd

Other: Entered harbour

Ship: Met: R.F.A. Kurumba

Other: 9.25 Commenced Swinging ship for deviation W of Inchkeith.

Place: Visited: Leith Roads

Other: Lost overboard by accident: 2 Scrubbers & 2 paint brushes

Other: 12.10 Weighed & proceded out of harbour.

Place: Sighted: Fidra Gap: passed

Place: Sighted: Girdle Ness Light: abeam

Place: Sighted: Buchan Ness: abeam

Place: Sighted: Kinnaird Head: abeam

Place: Sighted: Noss Head Lt: abeam

Place: Sighted: Noss Head Lt: N60W

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: N18W

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: N

Place: Sighted: Pentland Skerries: abeam to stbd

Other: Co & speed as requ. for entering harbour. 9.0 Secured alongside oiler. Rec'd 64 tons oil fuel from RFA "Kucumba"

Other: 10.30 Andchored in Leith Roads


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28 November 1918

Place: Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

Place: Visited: Gutter sound

Ship: Met: Tomahawk

Other: Secured alongside Tomahawk at D7 buoy

Other: Ldg. Big rejoined from leave

Other: 8.30 Secured alongside Tomahawk at D7 buoy.

Other: 8.0 Proceded to Gutter sound. 8.30 Secured alonsdie Tomahawk at D7 buoy


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29 November 1918

Place: Scapa flow

Place: Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1


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30 November 1918

Place: Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

Other: Secured alongside Tomahawk at D7.

Ship: Met: Tomahawk



LOGS FOR DECEMBER 1918


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1 December 1918

Place: Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

Person: Other: Sig: Blackett: returned from leave

Person: Boarded: Sig: Blackett

Other: Sig: Blackett returned from leave

Person: Boarded: Sig. Blackett


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2 December 1918

Place: Scapa Flow

Lat 58.9, Long -3.1

Other: Lost overboard by accident 1 paint brush

Other: Slipped & proceeded out of harbour with Flotilla

Person: Left ship: Ldg Sig Keuch

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Slipped and proceded out of harbour with flotilla

Person: Left ship: ddg Sig Keirk(?)

Other: Lost overboard by accident 1 paint brush.

Other: Provisioned ship

Other: Prepared for sea.

Other: 11.20 Slipped & proceded out of harbour with Flotilla


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3 December 1918

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Other: Took station astern of Tomahawk

Other: Passed battleship of Revenge Class

Other: Thick fog. Stopped engines

Place: Sighted: Bell Lt buoy

Place: Visited: Dundee

Other: Took station a~ter~ of Tomahawk

Ship: Met: Tomahawk

Other: Weighed and proceded

Other: Thick fog stopped engines

Place: Visited: Bell Lt. buoy

Other: Passed Bell Lt. buoy

Ship: Sighted: Tomahawk: took station astern of Tomahawk

Ship: Sighted: battleship of Revenge Class: Passed ...

Other: 2.30 - Thick fog. Stopped engines. 2.35 Came to Stbd 'anchor' & veered to 3 shackles in 17 fthms.

Other: 3.25 Weighed. ... 4.0 Passed Bell Lt. buoy. Co & speed as req

Place: Sighted: Dundee: 5.45 Came to with Stbd 'anchor' & veered to 6 shkles in 12 fthms in C3 berth Dundee


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4 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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5 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: Landed football party

Other: Football party returned


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6 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: Long leave party left ship.


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7 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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8 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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9 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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10 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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11 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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12 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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13 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: Lost overboard by accident - 1 paint brush

Other: Lost overboard by accident- 1 paint brush


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14 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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15 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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16 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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17 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: 8-0 1st Long leave party returned

Other: 2nd Long leave party left ship


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18 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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19 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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20 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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21 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: E.O. returned off leave

Person: Boarded: E.O. returned off leave.


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22 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: Sent C of E church party to D'gene


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23 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: Weighed & proceded alongside Diligence

Other: Shortened in Foul anchor

Other: Weighed and proceded alongside Diligence

Ship: Met: Diligence

Other: 12.45 Shortened in foul 'anchor'. Hands employed clearing 'anchor'. Weighed & proceded alongside Diligence.


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24 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: Hands employed rigging sheer legs over E-R hatch

Other: Hands employed rigging sheer legs over E-R hatch & clearing anchor.


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25 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Person: Died: AB Shearer: Drowned

Other: A.B.-7. Shearer fell overboard Called away lifeboats crew and birew lifebuoys overboard. Diligence's P-proceded to rescue.- AB Shearer drowned

Person: Died: A.B. - F. Shearer: 3.0 ...fell overboard. Called away lifeboats crew & threw lifebuoys overboard. Diligences P-B proceded to rescue. - AB Shearer drowned.


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26 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: Proceded to buoy

Other: Raised steam for slow speed to ensure safety

Other: Secured to buoy

Other: 2.55 Proceded to buoy. 3.40 Secured to buoy with 2 bridles - 1 shackle on each.

Other: Raised steam for slow speed to ensure safety.


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27 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0


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28 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: ~ Knox Lt: Commanding Officer HMS TORCH 27 DEC 1918 DESTROYER FLOTILLA

Other: Returned 34 coaling bags to P.C.Q.

Other: Returned 34 coaling bags to P.C.O. Long leave Party returned.


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29 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: Sick list 1

Person: Boarded: Lieut: K.G. Ramsey

Person: Other: Ldg Sto Avis: Discharged Sick to Diligence

Other: Sent C of E party to Diligence

Person: Left ship: Ldg St. Airs Sick

Other: Discharged Ldg St Airs Sick to Diligence

Person: Boarded: Lieut. K.G. Ramsey

Other: Sick List = 1

Person: Ill: ddg Sto. Airs: Discharged sick to Diligence


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30 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Lat 56.5, Long -3.0

Other: Sick list 1

Person: Left ship: Lieut J.N. Knox

Person: Left ship: Lieut. ~. N. Knox

Person: Left ship: Lieut J.N. Knox

Other: Sick List = 1


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31 December 1918

Place: Dundee

Place: Rosyth

Place: Sea

Place: From Dundee To Rosyth, Long -3.0

Other: To Rosyth

Other: Slipped & proceded out of harbour with flotilla. Formed L1-1

Other: Secured to 27 buoy

Ship: Met: Sirdar

Other: Slipped and proceded out of harbour

Place: Visited: Inchkeith boom

Place: Visited: bridge

Ship: Met: Si~dar

Other: Prepared for sea. Unshackled & rove slip rope.

Other: 10.30 Slipped & proceded out of harbour with flotilla. Formed LI-1

Other: Sick List = Blank

Place: Sighted: Inchkeith boom: 1.40 Passed Inchkeith boom - 15kts

Other: 2.15 Passed under bridge. 3.30 Secured to 27 Buoy. Sirdar came alongside.



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LOG BOOKS – JANUARY 1ST 1919 to FEBRUARY 21ST 1919


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1 January 1919

Other: HMS Torch LOG Period: Jan. 1st 1919, to Feb. 21st 1919.

Other: For use as the original Ship's Log in any Ships temporarily commissioned (for Manoeuvres, &c.), and in Torpedo Boat Destroyers.

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1 January 1918

Other: Senior Officer present. (stamped) CAPTAIN (D.) 6th FLOTILLA,

Other: (signed) J.M. D~ion Engineer [stamped] Engineer Commander (D) H.M.S. "BLENHEIM" 8-OCT.1919

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1 January 1919

Other: BAROMETER. Aneroid. MAKER: t. Wheeler. NO. 3739.

Other: Thermometers for Air Temperature. Position in Ship: after canopy. Whether in screen. No.



LOGS FOR JANUARY 1919


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1 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Ship: Met: RFA Servitor

Other: Secured to No: 32 buoy

Other: Sent cinema party to Blake

Other: Slipped and proceded:

Ship: Met: R.F.A. Sen~tor

Other: Proceded up harbour

Other: Sent Cinema party to Blake

Other: Cinema party returned

Other: 7.15 Slipped & proceded.

Other: Secured alongside oiler. Rec'd 117 tons from RFA Servitor. 10.40 Proceded alongside collier

Other: 11.35 Proceded up harbour.

Other: 12.35 Secured to No. 32 buoy.


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2 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Secured to 23 buoy

Other: 1.0 Slipped. 1.30 Secured to 23 buoy.


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3 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: 1st Lieut proceded on leave

Other: Long leave party (8) & 1st L~~~ proceded on leave.


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4 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Sick list 1

Other: Sick List = 1


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5 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Torpedo ratings employed preparing torpedoes

Other: Sick List = Blank


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6 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Ship: Met: SS Servitor

Other: Secured to buoy

Other: Slipped and proceded

Ship: Met: SS Sen~tor

Other: 6.30 Called hands. Prepared for sea.

Other: 8.45 Slipped & proceded. Excercised action.

Other: 11.30 Secured alongside oiler. Received 14 tons Oil Fuel from SS Servitor

Other: 12.30 Secured to buoy.


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7 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Slipped and proceded

Ship: Met: SS T~k~l

Other: Proceded

Other: Secured to buoy

Other: Prepared for sea.

Other: 8.30 Slipped & proceded. Carried out 1 A-R practice

Other: 10.40 Secured alongside oiler. Rec'd 7 tons oil fuel from SS "Teckel"(?) 11.45 Secured to buoy.


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8 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Torpedo Ratings working about torpedoes

Other: Torpedo ratings working about torpedoes


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9 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Slipped & proceeded with Scimitar Seabear Sirdar Scarab

Other: Exercisingwith 1st BCS

Other: Picked up 1 torpedo for Princess Royal

Ship: Met: RFA Thermol

Other: Secured to 16 buoy

Ship: Met: Seabear

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Slipped and proceded with Scimitar Seabear ~Sirdar Scout

Ship: Met: Scimitar

Ship: Met: Princess Royal

Other: Proceded and returned torpedo to P-R

Ship: Met: R.F.A. The~mol

Other: Proceded to 16 buoy

Other: 8-0 Slipped & proceded with Scimitar Seabear Sirdar Scout. Exercising with 1st B.C.S. Picked up 1 torpedo for Princess Royal.

Other: 11.10 Secured alongside oiler. 11.39 FProceded & returned torpedo to P-R. Rec'd 15 tons oil Fuel from RFA "Thermol"

Other: 1.0 Secured to 16 buoy.

Other: 3.50 Proceded alongside Seabear. Pumped up torpedos.


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10 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Carried out torpedo firing

Other: Slipped

Other: Secured to buoy

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Carried out torpedo firing.

Other: 11.45 Secured to buoy


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11 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Ship: Met: MFA Lobster

Ship: Met: M.F.A. Lobster

Other: Received 15 tons oil Fuel from MFA "Lobster"


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12 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Sent C of E party to Diligence


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13 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Landed football party

Other: Landed liberty men & football party.

Other: Liberty men returned


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14 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4


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15 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4


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16 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Person: Other: Sto Mallaby: Discharged to Diligence for cell punishment

Person: Disciplined: Sto Mallaby: Discharged to Diligence for cell punishment

Person: Disciplined: Sto Mallaby: Read Warrant No: 4.45 Discharged Sto Mallaby to Diligence for cell punishment.


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17 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Ship: Met: MFA Lobster

Ship: Met: M.F.A. Lobster

Other: Rec'd 12 tons oil Fuel from MFA "Lobster"


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18 January 1919

Log incorrectly dated as 17 January.

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Ship: Met: MFA Lobster

Ship: Met: M.F.A. Lobster

Other: Rec'd 12 tons oil Fuel from MFA "Lobster"


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19 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Called hands. Sunday routine

Other: Hands clean ship

Other: Sent church party (C of E) to D'ge~

Other: Hands to divisions

Other: Landed liberty men

Other: Landed canteen party

Other: Liberty men & canteen party return

Other: Rounds correct


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20 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Hands employed as requ.

Other: Returned winter clothing to diligence

Other: Landed libertymen. Remainder of hands employed as requ.

Other: Discharged 6 ratings to Diligence for demobilisation

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Rounds correct

Other: Returned winter clothing to Diligence

Other: Discharged 6 ratings to Diligence for demo~i~oation

Other: Discharged 6 ratings to Diligence for demobilization.


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21 January 1919

Place: Rosyth

Lat 56.0, Long -3.4

Other: Hands employed cleaning ship

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Landed liberty men till 8am

Other: Landed canteen party.

Other: Canteen party returned

Other: Rounds correct

Other: Unshackled and ~ ship rope

Other: Secured to B1 berthin~

Other: Slipped

Other: Secured to B1 beith in pe~s

Other: Unshackled & rave ship rope.

Other: 2.45 slipped. 3.0 secured to B1 berth in penns


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22 January 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Hands to Divisions. Collected duffle coats, oilskins & seaboots

Other: Hands employed as requ.

Other: Landed libertymen till 8am. Remainder make and mend clothes

Other: Landed canteen party

Other: Canteen party returned

Other: Rounds correct

Other: Hands to Divisions. Collected Duffle coats, oilskins & seaboots


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23 January 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Hands employed securing ship as for refit & drawing stores

Other: Recd 7 tons oil fuel for Port Edgar Base

Other: Paged advancement to active service ratings

Other: Landed long leave party. Landed stbd watch till 8am

Other: Canteen party landed

Other: Canteen party returned

Other: Rounds correct

Other: Received 7 tons Oil Fuel from Port Sdgar Base

Other: Hands employed securing ship as for refit, & drawing stores. Rec'd 7 tons Oil Fuel from Port Edgar Base

Other: Landed long leave party.


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24 January 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Hands employed cleaning ship

Other: Landed libertymen till 8am

Other: Landed canteen party

Other: Canteen party returned

Other: Rounds correct


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25 January 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Saturday routine

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Hands employed cleaning ship

Other: Landed liberty men till 8am

Other: Rounds correct

Person: Mentioned: Sub Lt. Ma~o~g RNVR


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26 January 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Sunday routine

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Hands clean ship

Other: Landed C of E church party

Other: Church party returned

Other: Landed liberty men till 8am

Other: Rounds correct


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27 January 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Person: Mentioned: St. L.I.Mahoney RNVA(?)

Other: Discharged 10 ratings to Diligence for demobilization.


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28 January 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Hands employed cleaning ship

Other: Landed liberty men till 8am

Other: Rounds correct


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29 January 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Rec'd 1 ton Coals, Culinary from Port Edgar Base.

Person: Mentioned: Sub Lt. Mahoney RNVR


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30 January 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Libertymen returned

Other: Discharged 4 ratings to Diligence for demobilisation

Other: Landed liberty men till 8am

Other: Landed canteen party

Other: Rounds correct


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31 January 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Hands employed as requ.

Other: Landed liberty men

Other: Landed canteen party

Other: Canteen party returned

Other: Rounds correct

Other: 1st Lt & advance leave party returned onboard

Other: 1st Lt: and advance leave party returned onboard

Person: Mentioned: SubLt. Mahoney

Other: 1st Lt. & advance leave party returned onboard



LOGS FOR FEBRUARY 1919


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1 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Saturday routine

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Hands employed cleaning ship

Other: Payed monthly advancement to hands

Other: Landed libertymen till 8am

Other: Rounds correct


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2 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Sunday routine

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Hands employed cleaning ship

Other: Landed C of E church party

Other: Church party returned

Other: Landed libertymen

Other: Exercised fire stations

Other: Rounds correct


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3 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Hands employed as requ.

Other: Landed libertymen

Other: Rounds correct


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4 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Liberty men returned

Other: Hands employed as requ.

Other: Landed liberty men

Other: Rounds correct


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5 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Libertymen returned

Other: Hands employed as requ.

Other: Landed libertymen

Other: Rounds correct


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6 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Called hands. Daily routine

Other: Libertymen returned

Other: Hands employed as requ.

Other: Recvd 5 cwt coals, antracite from Port Edgar Base

Other: Landed libertymen

Other: Rounds correct

Other: Rec'd 5cwt, Coals, Anthracite from Port Edgar Base.


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7 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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8 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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9 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Rec'd 1 ton Coals, Culinary from Port Edgar Base

Other: Rec'd 1 ton Coals, Culinary, from Port Edgar Base.


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10 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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11 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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12 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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13 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Rec'd 10 cwt Coals, Anthracite from Port Edgar Base

Other: Rec'd 10 cwt Coals, Anthrocite from Port Edgar Base


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14 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Rec'd 2 tons Coals, Culinary from Port Edgar Base.


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15 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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16 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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17 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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18 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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19 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

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20 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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21 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Ship Payed off

Other: Libertymen returned. Long leave party returned.

Other: Ship Payed off.


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Other: THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES DOCUMENT REFERENCE: ADM 53|63335 THE FOLLOWING FOLIO/FOLIOS ARE BLANK AND HAVE NOT BEEN FILMED: 54-62

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LOG BOOKS – FEBRUARY 21ST 1919 TO TO MARCH 31ST 1919


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21 February 1919

Other: Adm. 53/63336 HMS "Torch"

Other: LOG Period 21st February 1919 to 31st March 1919.

Other: For use as the original Ship's Log in any Ships temporarily commissioned (for Manoeuvres, &c.), and in Torpedo Boat Destroyers.:

Other: (signed) SubLieut. C. Plumer R.N. Address HMS "Torch"

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21 February 1919

Other: (signed) M.Dixon, Engineer (stamped) 8-(CT.1919 H.M.S. "BLENHEIM"

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21 February 1919:

Other: BAROMETER Aneroid. MAKER: T. Wheeler NO. 3739

Other: Thermometers for Air Temperature: Position in Ship: after Canopy. Whether in screen NO.


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21 February 1919

(continued)

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Recommisioned as tender to HMS Blenheim with Portsmouth crew

Other: Discharged 15 ratings to Diligence for demobilisation

Other: Recommissioned as tender to HMS Blenheim with Portsmouth anew:

Ship: Met: HMS Blenheim

Other: Discharged 10 ratings to Diligence for demob~isation

Other: Recommissioned as tender to HMS "Blenheim" with Portsmouth crew. Exercised Fire Stations. Hands employed as requ.

Other: Discharged 15 ratings to Diligence for demobilization.


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22 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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23 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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24 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar


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25 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar

Other: Shifted berth to B 3 berth

Other: Shifted berth to B3 penn berth


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26 February 1919

Place: Port Edgar & Sea

Place: Port Edgar and Sea

Place: Granton Roads, Long -3.2

Other: Left penns & proceded to Granton

Other: Anchored near Stuarb in Granton Roads

Other: Weighed & proceded out of harbour with Flotilla

Place: Sighted: Longstone: W

Other: Left penns and proceded to granton

Other: Anchored near Stuart in Granton Roads

Other: Weighed and proceded out of harbour with flotilla

Place: Sighted: Outer Channel Lt.V.: abeam

Other: Hands employed as requ & preparing ship for sea.

Other: 11.10 Left penns & proceded to Granton.

Ship: Sighted: Stuart: 11.55 Anchored near Stuart in Granton Roads.

Other: Distributed Flotilla mails. 1.15 Weighed & proceded out of harbour with Flotilla. 1.55 - 15Kts. Formed Ci4. 2.0 Course S69E. Outer Channel Lt.V. abeam.


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27 February 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Place: Rosyth to Plymouth

Other: From Rosyth To Plymouth

Place: Sighted: Haisboro Lt V: N60E

Place: Sighted: Cross Sands Lt V: abeam Stbd

Place: Sighted: Orfordness: abeam to Stbd

Place: Sighted: Shipway Lt V: abeam

Other: Co: as Requ: for manoeuvring flotilla clear of traffic

Place: Sighted: Edinburgh Lt V: abeam to port

Place: Sighted: Dover Lt Ho: abeam to stbd

Place: Sighted: Owers Lt V: abeam stbd

Place: Sighted: St Catherines Lt: NW

Place: Sighted: Haisbors' Lt V.: N60E 1.4'

Place: Sighted: Would Lt. V.: N60E 1/2'

Ship: Sighted: N~warp Lt. V.: perpendicular Stbd:

Ship: Sighted: Cross Sands' Lt V.: perpendicular stld.

Place: Sighted: Orfordness: abeam to Stld:

Ship: Sighted: Shipway Lt. V.: abeam

Ship: Sighted: Edinburg~ Lt V: abeam to port

Ship: Sighted: Tongue Lt. V.: abeam to port

Ship: Sighted: Gull Lt. V.: abeam to port

Place: Sighted: Dover Lt. Ho:: abeam to Stbd:

Ship: Sighted: Owe~ Lt V.: abeam Stld:

Place: Sighted: St: Catherines ~: NW 16m abeam

Place: Sighted: St: Catherines' Lt:: N 16 m abeam

Ship: Sighted: Haisboro Lt.V.: N60oE - 1'.4.

Place: Sighted: Cross Sands Lt.V.: abeam Stbd. a/c S39oW

Place: Sighted: Oxfordness: abeam to Stbd

Place: Sighted: Shipway L't.V.: abeam

Other: 12.25 15kts. Co. as Requ. for manoeuvring flotilla clear of traffic. 12.40 Edinburgh Lt.V. abeam to port.

Place: Sighted: Gull Lt.V.: abeam to port.

Place: Sighted: Dover Lt.Ho.: abeam to Stbd

Place: Sighted: St.Catherine's Lt.House: 8.45pm NW, 9.45pm W, 16 m abeam


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28 February 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Place: Plymouth, Long -4.1

Other: Rosyth To Plymouth

Place: Sighted: Eddystone Lt: N65W

Other: Secured alongside oiler

Ship: Met: SS Pearleaf

Other: Proceeded to buoy above Saltash bridge

Ship: Met: Spear

Other: Returned Home Destroyer Chart Set to Chart depot, Plymouth & drew Mediterranean Chart set

Place: Sighted: St~rt Pt: Lt:: N29E

Place: Sighted: Eddystone Lt.: N65W

Place: Sighted: Eddystone: N60W

Other: Entered harbour

Place: Visited: breakwater

Other: Proceded to buoy above Saltash bridge

Place: Visited: Saltash bridge

Place: Sighted: Eddystone Lt.: n65oW

Other: Called hands. Passed breakwater

Other: Rec'd 108 tons Oil Fuel from SS "Pearleaf"

Place: Visited: From Rosyth To Plymouth

Ship: Sighted: Spear: 12.15pm Secured at buoy alongside "Spear"

Other: Returned Home Destroyer Chart Set to chart depot, Plymouth, & drew Mediterranean Chart Set.



LOGS FOR MARCH 1919


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1 March 1919

Place: Plymouth

Lat 50.4, Long -4.1


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2 March 1919

Place: Plymouth

Lat 50.4, Long -4.1


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3 March 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Ship: Met: RFA Blackol

Other: Slipped & proceded out of harbour with Flotilla

Ship: Met: R.F.A. Blackol

Other: Slipped and proceded out of harbour

Place: Visited: breakwater

Other: Rec'd 5 tons Oil Fuel from FRA "Blackol"

Other: Secured ship for sea

Other: 4.0 Slipped & proceded out of harbour with Flotilla.

Other: 5.0 Passed breakwater. Formed L1 5, S32W - 15Kts.


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4 March 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Other: From Plymouth To Gibraltar

Other: Sick list 1

Ship: Sighted: USS Settle

Ship: Met: USS Settle

Place: Visited: From Plymouth to Gibralter

Other: Sick List 1

Ship: Sighted: USS "Settle": . Exchanged positions


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5 March 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Visited: From Plymouth To Gibraltar

Place: Sighted: Cape Finnisterre: S25E

Ship: Sighted: HMS "Earl of Peterboro": 9.35am Passed ... to Stbd

Place: Sighted: Cape Finisterre: 10.17am ... abeam to Port

Place: Sighted: Capo Raso Lt.

Place: Sighted: Cape Raso: on the Port bow


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6 March 1919

Place: Sea

Place: Gibraltar

Place: from Plymouth to Gibraltar at Sea

Lat 36.1, Long -5.3

Place: Sighted: Cape Roco: S86E

Place: Sighted: Cape Espishel: S54E

Place: Sighted: Cape Espishel: S69E

Place: Sighted: Cape Roco: N36E

Other: Passed 11 Ships in line ahead steering to the North

Place: Sighted: Cape St. Vincent Lt.: S41E

Place: Sighted: Cape St. Vincent Lt: abeam to port 10.5'

Place: Sighted: Cape St. Vincent Lt.: abeam to port 10.0'

Place: Sighted: Rock of Gibraltar

Other: Entered harbour

Ship: Met: Tomahawk

Ship: Met: S Mole

Other: Secured outside Tomahawk alongside S Mole

Place: Sighted: Cape Roca: abeam to port

Place: Sighted: Cape Espichel: S54E

Place: Sighted: Cape Espichel Cape Roca: S69E N36E

Other: 1.30 Passed 11 Ships in line ahead steering to the North

Place: Sighted: Cape St. Vincent Lt: S41E

Place: Sighted: Cape St. Vincent Lt: abeam to port 10'.5

Place: Sighted: Cape St. Vincent Lt: abeam to port 10'.0

Person: Ill: sick list = 1

Place: Sighted: Rock of Gibraltar:

Other: Co & speed as req. for entering harbour.


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7 March 1919

Place: Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.3

Ship: Met: N.S.O. Gibraltar

Other: Lost overboard by accident 1 Oil stone - 4/3/19; 1 hose canvas - 5/3/10; 4 Cruthces - 5/3/19.

Other: Rec'd 156 tons Oil Fuel from NSO Gibraltar.


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8 March 1919

Place: Gibraltar

Lat 36.1, Long -5.3

Other: Drew fresh provisions


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9 March 1919

Place: Gibraltar

Place: from Gibraltar to Malta at Sea

Lat 36.1, Long -5.3

Other: 9.30 Slipped. ... 10.23 Gibraltar Lt.Ho. N 1.5' a/c S85E


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10 March 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Other: From Gibraltar To Malta

Other: Speedy dropped astern - Defective steering gear

Other: Speedy rejoined

Other: Stopped engines Optional hands to bathe

Place: Sighted: Cape Carbon Lt: SW

Place: Sighted: Cape Bugoui: S57E

Ship: Met: Speedy

Other: Speedy dropped aste~, rejoined

Place: Sighted: Cape Carbon Lt.: SW

Place: Sighted: Cape Bugoni: S40E

Place: Sighted: Cape Bugoni: abeam to Sltd 9.5'

Place: Visited: From Gibraltar To Malta

Ship: Sighted: Speedy: 1.22 Speedy dropped astern - Defective steering gear. 1.30 - 10 Kts. 2.40. Speedy rejoined - 15 kts.

Place: Sighted: Lake(?) Bugoni: 9.42pm S57E; 10.27pm S40E; 11.5pm abeam to Stbd 9'.5


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11 March 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Other: From Gibraltar To Malta

Place: Sighted: Cape Carbonara: N23E

Place: Sighted: Point Albion Lt: S21W

Place: Sighted: Point Albion Lt: S66W

Other: Exercised stations for towing and being towed

Place: Sighted: Point albion Lt:: S66W

Place: Sighted: Po~ Albion Lt:: S21W

Place: Sighted: Po~ Albion Lt:

Place: Visited: From Gibraltar To Malta

Place: Sighted: Cape Carbanara: N23oE

Place: Sighted: Popab(?) Albion Lt.


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12 March 1919

Place: Malta

Place: Sliema Creek

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Place: Visited: Sliema Creek

Other: Secured head & stern to No 4 & 4A buoy

Other: Slipped & proceded to Marsa Creek

Other: Secured head & stern to Nos 4 & 4A buoys in Sliema Creek

Other: Prepared for harbour

Other: Course and speed as requ for entering Slie~n Creek with 2nd Div:

Other: Secured to No 4 and 4A buoy

Other: Slipped and proceded to Mar~a Creek

Other: Secured head and stern to Nos: 4 and 4A buoys in Shiema Creek

Other: 2.30 Put clocks on 1/2 hr. to C.E.T.

Other: Called hands. Prepared for harbour.

Other: 7.15 a/c S 24oW. Course & speed as requ for entering Sliema Creek with 2nd Div.

Other: 8.45 Secured heat & stern to No. 4 & 4A buoys.

Place: Sighted: Marsa Creek: 4.45am Slipped & proceded to Marsa Creek

Other: 5.20 Came to Stbd anchor & veered astern alongside lighters.

Other: Oiled 146 Tons.

Other: 9.0 Secured head & stern to Nos. 4 4A buoys in Sliema Creek.


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13 March 1919

Place: Malta, Long 14.4


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14 March 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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15 March 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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16 March 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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17 March 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Landed football party


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18 March 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Place: Malta

Place: At Sea From Malta to Mudros, Long 14.4

Other: From Malta To Mudros

Other: Slipped & proceded with Flotilla

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Slipped and proceded with flotilla ~eg: Stuart

Ship: Met: Stuart

Other: 4.20 Called hands. Prepared for sea. Rove slip ropes & unshackled. 5.45 Slipped & proceded with Flotilla req. Stuart. 6.0 Formed divisions in line ahead, columns disposed abeam to Stbd. Co. S84E - 15Kts


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19 March 1919

Place: Sea

Place: At Sea From Malta To Mudros

Place: Sighted: Kittern St~: Pt:: S68W

Other: 2 small Islets in transit

Place: Sighted: Phale~era: N5E

Place: Sighted: Ante Milo: N75E

Place: Sighted: Ti~os: N68W

Place: Sighted: M~glio~: S37E NE corner

Place: Visited

Place: Sighted: Kittern Sth.Pt. and 2 small Islets in transit: S68oW

Place: Sighted: Phalconera: N5oE

Place: Sighted: Anti Milo: N75oE

Other: 3.15 Stopped engines. 3.25 Came to with stbd 'anchor' & veered to 4 shackles.

Other: 4.20 Weighed. 5.20 Proceded. 15 Kts. 5.40 Reformed Co. N10oE - 11kts.

Place: Sighted: Tinos: N68oW

Place: Sighted: Maghori(?) (NE corner): S37oE


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20 March 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Place: Mudros Bay

Place: Gallipoli bay

Place: At Sea from Malta to Mudros

Other: From Malta To Mudros

Place: Visited: Mudros Bay

Ship: Met: Montrose

Other: Weighed & proceded with Montrose & 1st Div

Other: Stopped E of Tenedos. Sent boat to Montrose for provisions

Other: Passed thro' Narrows

Place: Visited: Gallipoli bay

Other: Came to Stld anchor and veered to 4 shackles in Mudros Bay

Other: Weighed and proceded with Montrose and 1st Div to S30E

Place: Sighted: Tenedos

Place: Visited: Narrows

Other: Parted coy: with Montrose

Other: Came to stld anchor in Gallipoli bay and veered to 4 shackles

Other: Put clocks on 30"

Place: Sighted: Mudros Bay: 6.0am Came to Stbd anchor & veered to 4 shackles in Mudros Bay

Ship: Sighted: Montrose: 9.30am Weighed & proceded with Montrose & 1st Div.

Other: 2.0 Stopped E of Tenedos. Sent boat to Montrose for provisions. 2.20 Parted coy. with Montrose. Co as requ 15kts. 2.30 18Kts. Passed thro' Narrows.

Place: Sighted: Gallipoli bay: 5.0 Came to Stbd anchor in Gallipoli bay & veered to 4 shackles.

Other: Rounds Correct. Put clocks on 30"


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21 March 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Gallipoli

Place: Constantinople

Place: Sea

Place: At Sea from Gallipoli to Constantinople, Long 29.0

Other: From Gallipoli To Constantinople

Other: Secured alongside Montrose & embarked Black Sea & Snyrna Mails

Place: Visited: Dardanelles

Ship: Met: SS War African

Ship: Met: Ruby

Other: Weighed and proceded

Ship: Met: Montrose

Other: Secured alongside Montrose and embarked Black Sea and S~rua Mails

Place: Visited: Black Sea

Place: Sighted: Sinjur Boya Back buoy: Stld 1/2'

Other: Stopped, Proceded half hour later

Other: Entered harbour

Ship: Met: SS Prom~thews

Other: 5.45 Weighed & proceded 19.33Kts. co as Requ.

Other: 8.10 Secured alongside Montrose & embarked Black Sea & Smyrna Mails. 8.40 Proceded - 25Kts Co. as requ.

Place: Sighted: Dardanelles: Passed thro' ...

Place: Sighted: Zinjur Boga Bank buoy: abeam Stbd .5'

Other: 12.30 Stopped. 1.0 Proceded. 1.15 a/c N70oE - 25 Kts.

Other: 3.45 - 20Kts. Co as requ for entering harbour. 4.25 Secured alongside oiler. Rec'd 36 tons from SS Prometheus

Other: 5.25 Proceded to oiler astern. Rec'd 141 tons oil Fuel from SS War African

Ship: Sighted: Ruby: 9.15 Ruby secured alongside. 10.15 Ruby proceded


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22 March 1919

Place: Constantinople

Lat 41.0, Long 29.0

Ship: Met: Tug Knight Errant

Other: Proceded

Other: Tug Knight Errant Secured

Other: 9.15 Proceded. 9.45 Came to Stbd anchor & veered to 4 shackles.


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23 March 1919

Place: Constantinople

Lat 41.0, Long 29.0


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24 March 1919

Place: Constantinople

Place: Constantinoble, Long 29.0

Other: Tug Knight Errant Secured ship being swing for compass adjustment by Commander N. of Lord Nelson

Other: Tug towed ship clear

Other: Lost overboard by accident:- 1 small syring 1-8" single block 1-Shackle from boat's disengaging gear

Other: 7.10 Tug Knight Errant secured. Ship being swing for compass adjustment by Commander N. of Lord Nelson.

Other: 8.15 Dragged anchor & drifted across bows of Turkish barque. Barque's bowsprit carried topmast & 3 ft. of lower mast away. Cleared Lower deck. Rigged hand capstain & weighed by hand. Tug towed ship clear. 9.0 Came to Stbd 'anchor' & veered to 3 shackles. Hands employed rigging jury topmast & painting ship.

Other: Lost overboard by accident - 1 small syringe. 1 - 8" Single block. 1- Shackle from boat's disengaging gear

Other: Hands employed rigging jury topmast & painting ship.


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25 March 1919

Place: Constantinople

Lat 41.0, Long 29.0

Other: Landed football party & libertymen

Other: Discharged one OS sick to Caesar

Other: Landed football party

Other: Discharged one O.S. sick to Caesar

Other: Football party returned

Other: Hands employed refitting & painting ship & as requ.

Other: 4. Landed football party & libertymen.

Other: 6.0 Discharged one O.S. sick to "Caesar"

Other: 7.0 Football party & libertymen returned


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26 March 1919

Place: Constantinople

Lat 41.0, Long 29.0

Other: Lost overboard by accident:- 1 pr: pliers 2 paint brushes

Other: Lost overgoard by accident: 1 pr. pliers; 2 paint brushes.


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27 March 1919

Place: Constantinople

Lat 41.0, Long 29.0

Other: 1 Pazur(?): L't. RNR, 2 Military Officers & 1 Soldier embarked for passage.


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28 March 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Constantinople

Place: Sea

Place: At Sea from Constantinople to Novorossisk., Long 29.0

Other: From Constantinople To Novorossisk

Ship: Sighted: Speedy

Place: Sighted: Bosporus Lt V: SE 1/4 cable

Place: Visited: Bosporus

Other: Weighed & proceded 15 Kts co as requ for proceding up Bosporus

Ship: Sighted: Bosporus Lt. V.: SE

Other: Weighed and proceded up Bosporus

Other: passed Speedy steering to SWd:

Other: Called hands. Prepared for sea.

Other: 8.0 - Weighed & proceded - 15 Kts. co as requ for proceding up Bosporus.

Ship: Sighted: Speedy: 9.40 passed Speedy steering to SWd.

Place: Sighted: Bosporus Lt.V.: bore SE, 1/4 cable.


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29 March 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Place: Sea

Place: AM at Sea from Constantinople to Novorossisk

Other: Entered harbour

Place: Visited: breakwater

Other: Anchored close to Fury

Person: Other: Payur: Lt RNR: Discharged to UNS Grafton

Other: Disembarked military officers and soldier

Other: Weighed and proceded alongside cement jetty

Other: Landed guard for SS T~icken~am (ammunition ship)

Other: Discharged 1 Ldg Sig to "Fury"

Other: 1 Ldg: Sig: joined ship from Fury

Other: 9.30 Co as requ for entering harbour. 9.50 - 12Kts. 9.57 Passed breakwater. 9.57 Anchored close to Fury & veered to 4 shackles in 6.75 fthms.

Ship: Sighted: HMS Grafton: Discharged Paznr Lt. RNR to HMS "Grafton"

Other: Disembarked military officers & soldier. Put clocks on 30' to d.T.

Ship: Sighted: SS "Twickenham" (ammunition ship): Landed guard for ...

Ship: Sighted: Fury: Discharged 1 Ldg Sig to "Fury". 1 Ldg.Sig. joined ship from "Fury"


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30 March 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Sick list 2

Other: 9 ratings for extra guard joined ship from Grafton

Other: Sick List 2

Ship: Sighted: Grafton: 9 ratings for extra guard joined ship from "Grafton"


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31 March 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Lost overboard by accident: - 1 Ross Rifle Sword bayonet

Other: Landed football party

Other: Football party returned


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1 April 1919

Other: NATIONAL ARCHIVES

Other: DOCUMENT REFERENCE ADM 53/63336

Other: THE FOLLOWING FOLI/FOLIOS ARE BLANK AND HAVE NOT BEEN JILMED: 40-62

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LOG BOOKS – APRIL 1ST 1919 TO MAY 31ST 1919


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1 April 1919

Place: Adm. 53/63337 H.M.S. "Torch"

Other: LOG for Period April 1st 1919 to May 31st 1919 CLOSED UNTIL 1970

Other: For use as the original Ship's Log in any Ships temporarily commissioned (for Manoeuvres &c.), and in Torpedo Boat Destroyers.

Other: (signed0 CPlumb SubLt. R.N. Address HMS "Torch"

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Other: (signed) N.Dixon Engineer (stamped) ENGINEER COMMANDER (D) H.M.S. "BLENHEIM" 8-OCT.1919

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Other: Barometer & Thermometers BLANK



LOGS FOR APRIL 1919


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1 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Discharged 1 AR to Grafton for call punishment

Other: Read Warrant No.1. Discharged 1 AB to Grafton for cell punishment.


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2 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Football party returned

Other: Landed football party

Other: Hands Make & Mend clothes. Landed libertymen & football party.

Other: Football party returned.


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3 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk


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4 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Slipped & proceded out of harbour Co: & speed as requ for carrying out excercises

Other: Fired 3 torpedoes & recovered

Other: Fired 1" A-R. Fired Pom Pom & Lewis gun

Other: Secured to Cement jetty

Other: Slipped and proceded out of harbour

Other: Weighed and proceded

Place: Visited: breakwater


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5 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk


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6 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk


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7 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Grafton sailed. Took over duties of SNO

Ship: Met: Grafton

Other: Grafton sailed

Ship: Sighted: Grafton: 6.45 "Grafton sailed. Took over duties of S.N.O.

Other: (signed) K.Ramsey Commanding Officer H.M.S. "Torch"


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8 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Landed football party

Other: Lost overboard by accident:- Fenders Large-1 Fenders Small-1

Other: Football party returned

Other: Lost overboard by accident: Fenders, Large - 1, Small - 1

Other: Libertymen & football party returned.


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9 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Hands to Fire Stations. Extinguished small fire on ~ore bridge

Ship: Met: HMS Drnid

Ship: Met: Drnid

Other: 3.20 Hands to Fire Stations - Extinguished small fire on fore bridge.

Ship: Sighted: "Druid": 4.45 "Druid" secured alongside

Other: Rec'd 45 tons Oil Fuel from HMS Druid. "Druid" shoved off.


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10 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk


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11 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Grafton took over SNO's duties

Ship: Met: HMS Grafton

Ship: Sighted: HMS "Grafton": returned.

Other: "Grafton took over SNO's duties.


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12 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Ship: Met: HMS Heliotrope

Ship: Sighted: "Heliotrope": secured alongside


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13 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Stuart secured alongside W side of cement jetty & Northesk secured alongside

Ship: Met: Stuart

Ship: Sighted: "Stuart": secured alongside Wside of cement jetty

Ship: Sighted: Northexk: secured alongside


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14 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Stuart shoved off

Ship: Sighted: "Stuart": shoved off.


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15 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Place: At Sea.

Other: Lost in Russian TBD "Schast Livi" 2 Shackles of chain Cable. 1 Boats compass. 50 fathoms flexible steel wire rope - 2.5". 2 Electric torches. 3 Shackles, joining.

Other: Lost in Russian TBD ΓÇ£Schast LiviΓÇ¥ 2 Shackles of chain cable. 1 Boats compass. 50 fathoms flexible steel wire rope 0 2.5ΓÇ¥. 2 Electric torches. 3 Shackles, joining. 1 telescope, small. 1 bucket, hand. 1 touring slip. 3 Hand candle lamps. 1 Lamp, portable. 1 can, tin, for oil ΓÇô 2 gals. 3 Lamps, bulkhead. 1 Fog Horn. 2 Lanterns, magazine. 1 Hatchet. 2 blocks ΓÇô 2.5. 1 Carley Float. 1 Lantern, port. 1 Lantern, starboard. Cordage, Coir, 3 inch ΓÇô 113 fathoms. 1 Lantern, masthead. 1 pair binoculars. Flags, one of each, Nos. 310, 311, 412, 438, 443. (signed) Kevin H. Ramsey, Commanding Officer HMS ΓÇ£TorchΓÇ¥ 26/4/19.


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16 April 1919

Place: Novorossisk

Other: Lost overboard by accident One 21" torpedo winch handle

Other: Proceded out of harbour

Place: Sighted: Cape Kadosh Lt: abeam to Port

Other: Shifted berth to W side of jetty

Other: Refugees embarked

Place: Sighted: Cape Kadosh Lt.: abeam to Port

Other: Lost overboard by accident - One 21" torpedo winch handle

Other: Lost overboard by accident. One 21" torpedo winch handle.

Other: 4.0 Shifted berth to W side of jetty

Other: 6.0 Refugees embarked.

Other: 8.0 Proceded out of harbour. 8.24 a/c S44E 18Kts


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17 April 1919

Log incorrectly dated as 18 April.

Place: Batoum

Person: Other: Mech: Thomson: Presented Long Service SG.C medal to

Other: Entered harbour

Other: Secured alongside oil~ jetty

Person: Other: Thomson: Presented Long Service ~ medal to

Ship: Met: Depot

Other: a/c S4SE

Other: Co. as Requ for entering harbour. Divisions.

Person: Other: Mech. Thomson: Presented Long Service ~~-c medal to Mech. Thomson.

Other: 10.30 Secured alongside oiling jetty.

Other: Rec'd 129 tons Oil Fuel from Depot.


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18 April 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Batoum

Place: Sea

Place: At Sea. from Batoum to Constantinople

Other: From Batoum To Constantinople

Other: Two military officers & 1 Sto: from Theseus embarked

Other: Proceded

Other: Two military officers and 1 Sto: from Theseus embarked

Other: Streamed log

Ship: Sighted: Theseus: 9.5 Two military officers & 1 Sto. from Theseus embarked. 9.20 Proceded.

Other: 10.4 Co: N82W - 20 Kts

Other: 9.0 a/c N75oW


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19 April 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Place: Swept channel

Place: Constantinople

Place: At Sea. from Batoum to Constantinople & Ismid., Long 29.0

Other: From Batoum To From Batoum To Constantinople & Ismid

Place: Sighted: Kerempeh Lt: S8E

Place: Sighted: Bosporus Lt V: S42E

Other: Secured alongside oiler

Other: Disembarked military officers & discharged one Sto: to Caesar

Ship: Met: SS Mexican Prince

Other: Proceeded. Co: & speed as requ: to Ismid

Place: Sighted: Kerempeb Lt.: S8E

Other: Sighted land on port bow

Ship: Sighted: Bosporus Lt V.

Ship: Sighted: Bosporus Lt. V.: abeam

Place: Visited: Swept channel

Other: Handed in log

Other: Disembarked military officers and discharged one Sto: to Caesar

Other: Proceded to Ismid

Place: Sighted: Kerempete Lt: S8oE

Other: a/c S74oW

Other: a/c S73W - 18Kts

Other: 1.40 Sighted land on port bow

Ship: Sighted: Bosporus Lt.V.: 3.26 Boporus Lt.V. abeam. Co. as requ for swept channel.

Other: 6.0 Secured alongside oiler.

Ship: Sighted: "Caesar": Disembarked military officers & discharged one St. to "Caesar".

Other: Rec'd 115 tons Oil Fuel from SS "Mexican Prince"

Other: Proceded. Co & speed as requ. to Ismid.


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20 April 1919

Place: Ismid & Sea

Place: Ismid

Place: Sea

Other: Lost overboard by accident: - One bottom line

Other: Proceded alongside Russian destroyer outside "Volga"

Other: Prepared to take Russian destroyer in tow

Other: Sent Navigating Party to "Schastdivi"

Other: Took Russian destroyer Schastdivi in tow with 4 1/2" Wire & 2 8" Hemps

Other: Tow parted

Other: Took Schastdivi in Tow with 4 1/2" wire & 1 s~ of cable

Place: Visited: Gulf of Ismid

Other: Proceded alongside Russian destroyer outside Volga

Other: Took Russian destroyer in tow

Other: Sent Navigating Party to Schast Livi

Other: Took Russian destroyer in Schast Livi in tow

Ship: Met: Schast Livi

Other: Took Schast Livi in Tow

Place: Sighted: Gulf of Ismid: 12.35 Came to Stbd anchor & veered to 4 shackles in Gulf of Ismid.

Ship: Sighted: Volga: Proceded alongside Russian destroyer outside "Volga"

Other: Prepared to take Russian destroyer in tow.

Ship: Sighted: "Schast Livi": Sent Navigating Party to "Schast Livi"

Other: Lost overboard by accident: One bottom line.

Ship: Met: Russian destroyer "Schast Livi"

Other: 1.30 Took Russian destroyer Schast Livi in tow with 4.5" Wire & 28" Hemps. 1.45 - 12Kts. 2.8 - 13Kts. 2.35 Tow parted.

Other: 4.10 Took Schast Livi in tow with 4.5" Wire & 1 shkl of cable 9Kts. 4.30 - 10.7Kts.


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21 April 1919

Place: Sea

Place: At Sea. from Ismid to Mudros

Place: Sighted: Khairsi~ Ada Lt.: S72W

Place: Sighted: Fa~ar Adasi Lt.: Port bow

Place: Sighted: Khairsis Ada Isld: abeam 1.7'

Place: Visited: Dardanelles

Place: Sighted: Kovdin~ Burnu: perpendicular Port

Other: Passed S of Tened~s

Place: Sighted: Kombi Lt.: abeam to Port

Other: Came to with Stbd anchor and shortened in tow of Schast Livi

Other: Slipped Schast Livi. Weighed and proceded alongside her. Hauled in tow Tugs took charge of Schast Livi

Place: Visited: Mudros bay

Other: Lost overboard by accident Fenders Large 1 Fenders Small 3

Place: Sighted: Khairsiz Ada lt: S72oW a/c S72oW

Place: Sighted: Fanar Adasi Lt: on Port bow

Place: Sighted: Khairsiz Ada Isld: abeam - 1.7' 6.50 a/x S66oW

Place: Sighted: Dardanelles: Co & speed as Requ for passage of Dardanelles

Place: Sighted: Koufin~ Burnu: abeam Port

Other: Lost overboard by accident: Fenders, Large 1, Small 3

Other: 6.15 Put clocks back 1/2 hour

Place: Sighted: Kombi Lt: abeam to Port

Other: 9.50 Came to with Stbd anchor & shortened in tow of Schast Livi. 10.20 Slipped Schast Livi. Weighed & proceded alongside her. Hauled in tow. Tugs took charge of Schast Livi. 12.0 Came to Stbd anchor & veered to 4 shkls

Ship: Sighted: Schast Livi: Tugs took charge of...


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22 April 1919

Place: Mudros

Lat 39.9, Long 25.3

Other: 9.15 Weighed & proceded alongside oiler. 10.5 Secured alongside oiler

Other: Rec'd 128 tons oil Fuel from SS "War Matron"

Other: 1.0 Proceded. 1.10 Came to Stbd anchor & veered to 8 shkles

Other: Drew one 100 Fthm. 12" Cable laid Manilla hauser, & 3 large shkles.


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Duplicate scan for 22 April.

Place: Mudros

Lat 39.9, Long 25.3

Ship: Met: SS War Matron

Other: Weighed and proceded alongside oiler

Other: Secured alongside oiler

Ship: Met: SS War Mat~

Other: Proceded

Other: 9.15 Weighed & proceded alongside oiler. 10.5 Secured alongside oiler.

Other: Recd 128 tons oil Fuel from SS "War Matron"

Other: Drew One - 100 Fthm. 12" Cable laid Manilla hawser, & 3 large shkles


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23 April 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Other: Lost in Russian TBD Schast Livi

Other: Lost in Russian TBD ΓÇ£Schast LiviΓÇ¥ 2 Shackles of chain cable. 1 Boats compass. 50 fathoms flexible steel wire rope 0 2.5ΓÇ¥. 2 Electric torches. 3 Shackles, joining. 1 telescope, small. 1 bucket, hand. 1 touring slip. 3 Hand candle lamps. 1 Lamp, portable. 1 can, tin, for oil ΓÇô 2 gals. 3 Lamps, bulkhead. 1 Fog Horn. 2 Lanterns, magazine. 1 Hatchet. 2 blocks ΓÇô 2.5. 1 Carley Float. 1 Lantern, port. 1 Lantern, starboard. Cordage, Coir, 3 inch ΓÇô 113 fathoms. 1 Lantern, masthead. 1 pair binoculars. Flags, one of each, Nos. 310, 311, 412, 438, 443. (signed) Kevin H. Ramsey, Commanding Officer HMS ΓÇ£TorchΓÇ¥ 26/4/19.

Place: At Sea

Place

Place: Sea

Place: Visited: Mudros bay

Other: Took Schast Livi in tow with 2 shkel of chain cable, 100 fthms 12" manilla 250 fthms of 4 1/2" wire

Other: Tow parted 12.35 Stopped borh. 1.15 Passed line to Schast Livi 1.20 Line fouled

Other: Schast Livi slipped tow (4 1/2" wire, 2 shackles chain cable, 100 fthms 12" cablelaid manilla)

Other: Tugs took Schast Livi in tow

Other: Tow parted. Prepared to take Schast Livi in tow with 3 1/2" wire

Other: Schast Livi stranded in posn: 4 cables W magnetic form Kombi Pt Lt Ho: Navigation party abandoned ship

Other: Proceded into harbour

Other: Prepared to tow

Ship: Met: Schast Livi

Other: Took Schast Livi in tow

Place: Sighted: Kombe Lt.: perpendicular Stld

Other: Tow parted

Other: Passed lin to Schast Livi Line fouled

Other: Line clear

Other: Schast Livi slipped tow

Other: Co and Speed as Requ for standing by Schast Livi

Other: Prepared to take Schast Livi in tow

Other: Schast Livi stranded in pos~:

Other: W magnetis from Kombi Pt: Lt Ho:

Other: Navagation party abandoned ship

Other: Lost in Schast Livi 12 Duffel Coats 13 pairs leather sea boots

Other: Lost overboard by accident:- Punches, cable, - 2 Hammers - 2

Other: 6.0 Called hands. - Prepared to tow.

Place: Sighted: Mudros Bay: 9.0 Weighed. 9.25 Came to Stbd anchor & veered to 3 shackles

Other: 11.0 Took "Schast Livi" in tow with 2 shkles of chain cable, 100 fthms 12" Manilla & 50 fthms of 4.5" wire.

Place: Sighted: Kombi Lt.: abeam stbd 6.5" cables 15 Kts

Other: Lost overboard by accident: Punches, cable - 2; Hamvvers - 2

Other: 12.30 - 13 Kts. 12.33 Tow parted. 12.35 Stopped both. 1.15 Passed line to "Schast Livi" 1.20 Line fouled.

Other: Lost in ΓÇ£Schast LiviΓÇ¥ - 2 Duffel Coats. 3 prs leather sea boots. 1 Watch coat. 13 Oilskin Suits & SouΓÇÖwesters.

Other: Hands employed clearing line & 3.5" wires. 3.20 Came to Stbd anchor & veered to 7 shackles.

Other: 4.0 Line clear. 5. Schast Livi slipped tow. (4.5" wire, 2 shackles chain cable, 100 fthms 12" cable laid manilla) in Form(?): 39o42'N 25o11E 5.15 Tugs took Schast Livi in tow. Weighed. Co. & speed as Requ for standing by "Schast Livi"

Other: 8.2 Tow parted. Prepared to take "Schast Livi" in tow with 3.5" wire.

Place: Sighted: Kombi Pt. Lt.Ho.4 cables W magnetic from Kombi Pt. Lt.Ho.

Other: 10.0 "Schast Livi stranded in posn. 4 cables W magnetic from Kombi Pt. Lt.Ho. Navigaiont party abandoned ship.

Other: 10.30 Proceded into harbour. 11.0 Came to stbd anchor & veered to 4 shackles.


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24 April 1919

Place: Mudros

Lat 39.9, Long 25.3

Other: Court of Inquiry on stranding of Schast Livi held on board Adamant

Other: Court of Iuquiry on stranding of Schast Livi held on board Adamont

Ship: Sighted: "Adamant": Court of Inquiry on stranding of "Schast Livi" held on board "Adamant"


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25 April 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Place: Sighted: Kombi Lt: N 2 miles

Place: Sighted: C. Phassa Lt: S3W

Place: Visited: Doro & Zea Channels

Place: Sighted: C. Phassa Lt: S6E

Other: Shifted berth

Other: Prepared for sea

Other: Weighed and proceded

Place: Sighted: Korrbi Lt.: N 2 miles

Place: Sighted: N pt Strati Isld: N62W

Place: Sighted: N pt Strati Isld: N73W 7 1/4 miles

Place: Sighted: C Phassa Lt:: S3W

Place: Visited: Doro and Zea Channels

Place: Sighted: C. Phassa Lt: S60E

Place: Sighted: St. Georgio and Au~olestre~ Lts:

Other: Let go Port anchor & veered to 1.5 shackles

Other: Prepared for sea. 2.30 Weighed & proceded.

Place: Sighted: Kombi Lt: N2 miles a/c S17oW - 15Kts

Place: Sighted: N.Pt. Strati Isld: N62oW

Place: Sighted: c.Phassa Lt.: S3oW

Place: Sighted: Doro & Zea Channels: co as requ for navigating ...

Place: Sighted: C.Phassa Lt: S6oE

Place: Sighted: St.Georgio & Ange~~trio Lts


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26 April 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Place: At Sea from Mudros to Malta

Other: From Mudros To Malta

Place: Sighted: Belo Pulo: S5E

Place: Sighted: Cape Malea Lt Ho: S60W

Place: Sighted: Kipala Pt: abeam to stbd

Other: Passed 2'NW of Belo Pulodt:

Place: Sighted: Belo Pulo: S5E

Place: Sighted: Bulo Pulo: S50E 1 3/4 miles

Place: Sighted: Cape Malea Lt. Ho:: S60W

Place: Sighted: Cape Malea Lt. Ho:: N75W 1 mile

Place: Sighted: O~o Isld: abeam to Stbd: 1 mile

Place: Sighted: Kipala Pt.: abeam to Stld:

Place: Sighted: BeloPulo Lt.: co as requ to pass 2'NW of BeloPulo Lt.

Place: Sighted: BeloPulo Lt.: 4.24 BeloPulo Lt. S5oE.

Place: Sighted: Cape Malea Lt.Ho.: S60W at 6.36am

Place: Sighted: Kipala Pt.: abeam to Stbd


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27 April 1919

Place: Malta

Place: Sea

Place: at Malta

Place: from Mudros to Malta, Long 14.4

Other: Secured alongside Parlatoris Wharf

Place: Sighted: land: W

Other: Entered harbour

Place: Visited: breakwater of Grand Harbour

Ship: Met: Parlatoris Wh~rf

Other: 3 Ratings joined ship from hospital

Other: Hands preparing for entering harbour. 9.30 Sighted land ~~: W.

Place: Sighted: breakwater of Grand Harbour: 10.40 Passed breakwater of Grand Harbour.

Other: 11.10 Secured alongside Parlatonio Wharf. 11.30 Put clocks bac 1 hour to C.E.T. 3 ratings joined ship from hospital.


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28 April 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Discharged 3 ratings sick to RN hospital

Other: Hands employed disembarking ammunition.


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29 April 1919

Place: Malta, Long 14.4


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30 April 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Fire stations. Exctd: small fire in engine room

Other: Discharged on Sto: sick to Egmont

Other: Discharged one Sto: sick to Egmont

Ship: Sighted: Egmont: Discharge one St. sick to Egmont



LOGS FOR MAY 1919


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1 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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2 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Ship: Met: Craigie

Other: Shifted berth to alongside Craigie

Ship: Sighted: "Craigie": Shifted berth to alongside "Craigie"


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3 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Discharged 1 Rating to Egmont for Cell pumishment

Other: Read Warrant No:- . Discharged 1 Rating to Egmont for cell punishment.


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4 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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5 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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6 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Entered dry dock

Other: 10.40 Entered dry dock. Rigged 3 lengths of hose from shore fire main

Other: Ship on the chocks.


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7 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: 1 Rating rejoined ship from hospital.

Other: Read Warrant No: . Discharge one rating to Military detention barracks, Corradino


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8 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Ship: Sighted: Egmont: Discharged 2 ratings to Egmont for standing patrol.

Ship: Sighted: Stuart: 1 Rating joined ship from Stuart


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9 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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10 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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11 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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12 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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13 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Compared & adjusted barometer with mercurial barometer in chart depot.


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14 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Commenced Flooding Dock.

Other: Carried out Tib(?) test of director & gun mountings

Other: Undocked & secured alongside War Edensaw.

Ship: Met: War Edensaw


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15 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Shifted with War Edensaw alongside "Caradoc"

Ship: Met: "Caradoc"


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16 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Landed funeral party

Other: Funeral party returned

Other: Discharged 1 rating sick to hospital

Other: Landed funeral party.

Other: Funeral party returned. Discharged 1 rating sick to hospital.


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17 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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18 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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19 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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20 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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21 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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22 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Hands employed rigging new masts & as requ.


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23 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Person: Boarded: Captain of "Blenheim"

Ship: Met: "Blenheim"

Other: Captain of "Blenheim" inspected ship.


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24 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Discharged 1 rating to "Hornet"

Ship: Met: "Hornet"


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25 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: shipped(?) 6" spheres on Standard Compass


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26 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4


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27 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: 1 rating joined ship from Egruont

Other: 1 rating discharged to Blenheim

Other: 1 Rating joined ship from "Egmont". 1 Rating discharged to "Blenheim"

Ship: Met: "Blenheim" & "Egmont"


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28 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Lost overboard Ga~de~ 2 paint brushes

Other: Discharged 1 rating to Blenheim

Other: Discharged 1 rating to "Blenheim"

Other: Lost overboard by accident 2 paint brushes.


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29 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Embarked Torpedoes

Other: 2 Ratings joined ship from Egmont

Other: Dockyard men vacated ship

Other: Embarked Torpedoes.

Other: Drew 2 clocks from dockyard.

Other: 2 Ratings joined ship from "Egmont"

Ship: Met: "Egmont"

Other: Dockyard men vacated ship. Refit completed.


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30 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Carried out basin trial

Other: 1 Rating rejoined ship from hospital

Other: Hands employed embarking ammunition.

Other: Coaled ship. Hands employed embarking ammunition & as requ. Carried out basin trial.

Other: 1 Rating rejoined ship from hospital.

Other: Oil Lighter secured alongside

Other: Oiled 130 tons.


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31 May 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Tug secured alongside

Other: Proceded to buoys in Grand Harbour

Other: Proceded to buoys N side of Gun Mtg Wharf

Other: Tug secured alongside. Proceded to buoys in Grand Harbour.

Place: Visited: Grand Harbour

Other: Hands employed as requ. Swung ship for compass correction.

Other: Tug secured alongside. Proceded to buoys N side of Gun Mtg Wharf.


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LOG BOOKS – JUNE 1ST 1919 TO JULY 31ST 1919


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Other: Adm. 53/63338 HMS "Torch" LOG

Other: for the Period of 1st June 1919 to 31st July 1919

Other: For use as the original Ship's Log in ... Torpedo Boat Destroyers.

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Other: Barometer (blank) Thermometers (blank)



LOGS FOR JUNE 1919


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1 June 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4



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2 June 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: 3 Ratings rejoined ship


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3 June 1919

Place: Malta

Lat 35.9, Long 14.4

Other: Dressed Ship

Other: Slipped & proceded out of harbour

Other: Dressed ship

Other: Slipped and proceded out of harbour

Place: Sighted: Lt. F+F~: N13~

Place: Sighted: Lt: abeam to Port 21/5'

Other: 5.45 Rove Slip Rope & unshackled. Prepared for Sea.

Place: Visited: from Malta to Spalato

Other: 7.0 Slipped & proceded out of harbour. 7.10 a/c N55E - 15 Kts

Place: Sighted: Lt. F&F'l: N13E

Place: Sighted: Lt.: 10.52 Lt. abeam to Port - 21'.5. a/c N46oE


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4 June 1919

Place: At Sea

Place: Sea

Place: At. Sea from Malta to Spalato

Other: From Malta To Spalato


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5 June 1919

Place: Spalato

Place: Sea

Ship: Met: Steadfast:


Ship: Met: USS Landsdale

Place: Sighted: Sto~ica Lt. Ho:: abeam to Port 1.7'

Ship: Met: Stead~ase

Ship: Met: USS Lands~ale

Place: Visited: Malta to Spalato

Place: Sighted: Stoncica Lt.Ho.: abeam to Port 1'.7

Ship: Sighted: Steadfast: 9.50 Secured alongside Steadfast

Other: 10.0 Clocks put on 1 hour, to L.T.

Other: Discharged 80 tons oil fuel to "Steadfast"

Ship: Sighted: USS Landsdale: Proceded alongside USS Landsdale

Other: Oiled 164 tons. Hands to bathe.


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6 June 1919

Place: Spalato

Other: Steadfast sailed

Other: Proceded alongside jetty

Ship: Met: Steadfast

Ship: Sighted: Steadfast: sailed

Other: Proceded alongside jetty.


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7 June 1919

Place: Spalato

Other: Sick List 2


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8 June 1919

Place: Spalato

Other: Sick list 2


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9 June 1919

Place: Spalato

Other: Sick List 2


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10 June 1919

Place: Spalato

Other: Sick List 2


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11 June 1919

Place: Spalato

Ship: Met: Sceptre

Ship: Met: S~eptre

Other: Hands employed fitting Sceptre gear & as requ

Other: Sick List 3

Other: Lost overboard by accident: one 12" Steel Rule.

Other: Hands employed fitting Sceptre gear & as Requ.


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12 June 1919

Place: Spalato

Other: Sick list 3

Other: Discharged 2 ratings sick to hospital

Other: Sick List 3


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