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HMS SEALARK – March to July 1914, South West Pacific

 

Edited by Caro, Old Weather Transcriber and Forum Moderator

HMS Sealark   (Photo Ships, click to enlarge)

 

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Survey Vessel, purchased steamship

Launched 1878, 900t, armed with 1-3pdr. 11kts. Sold 1919. (British Warships 1914-1919)

EW Searle, Consuelo, the figurehead from HMS Sea Lark [sic], Garden Island, Sydney, ca 1935, National Library of Australia, pic-vn4655129

HMS Sealark's figurehead was modelled on Helen Elizabeth Lambert, daughter of Charles Lambert, the original owner of the yacht. When Sealark was converted to a hulk in 1924, her figurehead was presented to the Royal Australian Navy and mounted at Garden Island, Sydney, the main east coast naval base.

 

 

 

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Notes:

 

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

 

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

 


 

 

THE VOYAGES OF HMS SEALARK, 1914

 

 

(Map Prepared using Journey Plotter, developed by Maikel)

 

 

 

LOG BOOK – MARCH 1914

 

Editor's note: Howie Reef, off the coast of Queensland, Australia, was named after Lieutenant Howie, one of HMS Sealark's officers.

http://www.nrm.qld.gov.au/property/placenames/details.php?id=16384

 

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1 March 1914

Sydney (Garden Island)

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  9.00am: Landed Roman Catholic church party

  9.30am: Landed Church of England party at Garden Island

 

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2 March 1914

Sydney (to Sutherland Dock, Cockatoo Island)

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 12 dockyardmen employed on board

  8.30am: Secured tugs alongside; cast off from jetty and proceeded in tow to Cockatoo Island

  9.15am: Secured alongside jetty at Cockatoo Island

10.00am: HMAS Encounter proceeded out of Sutherland Dock

10.30am: Slipped from jetty and proceeded into Sutherland Dock in company with HMAS Fantome

  5.00am: Read warrant 14; discharged 1 AB to Darlinghurst Gaol

 

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3 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 30 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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4 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  6.30am: 32 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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5 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 35 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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6 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 35 dockyardmen employed on board

10.00am: Flooding valves under repair

11.00am: Lost through leakage, 8 pints of rum

 

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7 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  6.30am: 30 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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8 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

10.00am: Held divine service

 

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9 March 1914

Sydney (to Garden Island)

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 30 dockyardmen employed on board

10.00am: Undocked and proceeded as requisite in tow of tugs to Garden Island

11.00am: Secured alongside HMAS Fantome, coal jetty Garden Island

 

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10 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 26 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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11 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 25 dockyardmen employed on board

10.10am: French cruiser Kersaint arrived

  2.20pm: French cruiser Kersaint proceeded out of harbour

 

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12 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 28 dockyardmen employed on board

  5.00pm: Discharged 1 leading seaman to shore; time expired

 

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13 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 25 dockyardmen employed on board

  9.30am: HMS Torch slipped and proceeded

  2.00pm: HMS Torch arrived

  3.50pm: HMS Torch slipped and proceeded

 

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14 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

 

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15 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.40am: HMAS Warrego arrived

 

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16 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 28 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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17 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 25 dockyardmen employed on board

10.30am: Discharged 1 AB to hospital

 

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18 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 28 dockyardmen employed on board

  5.30pm: 1 AB joined from mail steamer, awaiting passage to HMS Torch

 

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19 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 31 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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20 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 31 dockyardmen employed on board

10.00am: 1 deserter (ex HMS Cambrian) brought on board under police escort

 

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21 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 20 dockyardmen employed on board

10.00am: Discharged 1 AB for passage to HMS Torch

 

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22 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

 

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23 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 23 dockyardmen employed on board

  9.00am: 1 recovered deserter brought on board and transferred to detention quarters, Garden Island

 

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24 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 32 dockyardmen employed on board

  9.00am: Hands employed refitting, stowing ballast and as requisite

 

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25 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 20 dockyardmen employed on board

10.00am: HMAS Sydney slipped and proceeded out of harbour

 

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26 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 25 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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27 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 27 dockyardmen employed on board

  5.30pm: HMAS Pioneer proceeded

 

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28 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.30am: 27 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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29 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  6.30pm: Lieutenant AL Jackson rejoined ship from sick quarters

 

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30 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 26 dockyardmen employed on board

  4.30pm: Discharged 4 ratings to Darlinghurst Gaol

 

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31 March 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  6.30am: 26 dockyardmen employed on board

  8.30am: Deserter from HMS Cambrian brought on board and transferred to detention quarters, Garden Island

 

 

LOG BOOK – APRIL 1914

 

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1 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  6.30am: 25 dockyardmen employed on board

  1.00pm: Paid quarterly settlement to ship's company

 

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2 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 20 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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3 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 26 dockyardmen employed on board

  2.00pm: 2 deserters recovered by police and transferred to Garden Island detention quarters

 

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4 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 22 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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5 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

 

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6 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 15 dockyardmen employed on board

  9.00am: 1 deserter brought on board and transferred to detention quarters, Garden Island

 

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7 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 19 dockyardmen employed on board

  4.30pm: 1 AB and 1 private RMLI joined from HMS Fantome

 

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8 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 20 dockyardmen employed on board

  1.00pm: HMS Fantome slipped and proceeded out of harbour

  2.00pm: Read warrant 19; discharged 1 stoker to Darlinghurst Gaol

 

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9 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 22 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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10 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

 

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11 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  6.00am: Hands replacing main boom and restowing spars

 

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12 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

 

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13 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  6.45am: Watch employed blacking down aloft, painting sail covers and as requisite

 

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14 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 1 stoker 1st class joined from Darlinghurst Gaol

  3.00pm: Read warrants 20, 21 and 22; discharged 3 ratings to Darlinghurst Gaol

  4.10pm: Cast off from Garden Island and secured to No 7 buoy [Woolloomooloo Bay]

 

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15 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 21 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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16 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 16 dockyard men on board

 

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17 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 16 dockyardmen employed on board

  9.00am: Hands striking down provisions, painting and as requisite

 

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18 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 10 dockyard men employed on board

  8.50am: Slipped from buoy and warped alongside coaling jetty

 

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19 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

 

 

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REMARKS OF ENGINEER COMMANDER and Lieutenant (N) 9/6/1914

 

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20 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  2.00am: Lit fires in both boilers

  7.00am: 12 dockyard men employed on board

11.00am: Commenced steam trial alongside

  2.25pm: Finished stream trial

  4.00pm: Let fires die out

 

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21 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  6.00am: Hands drawing stores and as requisite

  7.00am: 9 dockyardmen employed on board

 

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22 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 12 dockyardmen employed on board

10.30am: Discharged 1 private RMLI and1 AB to RMS Orontes for passage to England

  7.30pm: Collier City of Hankow secured alongside

 

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23 April 1914

Sydney

Lat -33.9, Long 151.2

  7.00am: 3 dockyard men employed on board

  8.00am: Commenced coaling

  1.30pm: Hands coaling ship and securing gear for sea

  5.30pm: Finished coaling; received 95 tons

 

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24 April 1914

Sydney to Fila, New Hebrides [Port Vila, Vanuatu]

Lat -33.6, Long 151.5

  2.30am: Lit fires in both boilers

  9.50am: Slipped and proceeded as requisite

10.45am: Passed Sydney Heads

10.45pm: Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse N34W

 

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25 April 1914

Sydney to New Hebrides

Lat -32.1, Long 154.0                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

True bearing and distance: Middleton Reef N58E, 305 miles

  7.30pm: Took in flying foresail

 

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26 April 1914

Sydney to New Hebrides

Lat -30.4, Long 156.6

 

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27 April 1914

Sydney to New Hebrides

Lat -28.3, Long 159.2

  9.30am: Read Articles of War and Courts Martial Returns

11.15pm: Took in flying foresail

 

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28 April 1914

Sydney to New Hebrides

Lat -26.8, Long 161.7

  7.30am: Shortened sail

  7.35am: Stopped, hove to and sounded in 903 fathoms

  8.15am: Proceeded N55E

  8.45pm: Took in headsails and gaff foresail

  9.00pm: Stopped; sounded in 750 fathoms

  9.25pm: Proceeded N55E; set headsails and gaff foresail

 

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29 April 1914

Sydney to New Hebrides

Lat -25.6, Long 164.1

  2.30am: Took in gaff foresail and headsails

  3.10am: Stopped; sounded in 660 fathoms

  3.40am: Proceeded N45E

  5.45pm: Took in flying jib

10.50pm: Took in gaff foresail and headsails

11.10pm: Stopped; sounded in 2020 fathoms

 

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30 April 1914

Sydney to New Hebrides

Lat -24.3, Long 166.5

  1.05am: Set headsails and gaff foresail

  7.30am: Took in gaff foresail and headsails

  7.50pm: Stopped; sounded in 500 fathoms

  8.25pm: Proceeded N35E

  9.00pm: Set flying foresail, gaff foresail and headsails

 

 

New Caledonia and New Hebrides, first port of call, Efate Island on 4 May

(thanks to probertencyclopaedia)

 

 

LOG BOOK – MAY 1914

 

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1 May 1914

Sydney to New Hebrides

Lat -22.4, Long 168.0

  2.30am; Furled flying foresail; set fore staysail

  6.08am: Isle of Pines summit N71W

  6.40am: Took in fore staysail; set flying foresail

10.00am: Took in headsails, flying foresail and gaff foresail

10.20am: Stopped; sounded in 1196 fathoms

12.05pm: Proceeded N25E; set headsails and gaff foresail

  2.45pm: Took in gaff foresail and headsails

  3.00pm: Stopped; sounded in 911 fathoms

  3.26pm: Proceeded N25E; set headsails and gaff foresail

  6.15pm: Took in gaff foresail and headsails

  6.35pm: Stopped; sounded in 621 fathoms; proceeded N25E; set headsails and gaff foresail

  9.20pm: Took in gaff foresail and headsails

  9.40pm: Stopped; sounded in 936 fathoms

10.10pm: Proceeded N25E; set headsails and gaff foresail

 

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2 May 1914

Sydney to New Hebrides

Lat -20.0, Long 169.4

  6.30am: Took in gaff foresail and headsails

  6.50am: Stopped; sounded in 1070 fathoms; lost 1 tube (driver)

  7.25am: Proceeded, N15E; set flying foresail jib and foretop mast staysail

  8.10am: Sighted 2788 feet summit of Aneityum Island N40E

10.25am: Took in flying foresail and headsails

10.35am: Stopped; sounded in 806 fathoms

11.25am: Proceeded, N25W; set flying foresail and headsails

  4.00pm: Courses as requisite for Lenakel Anchorage

  4.10pm: Shortened and furled sails

  4.45pm:Stopped and came to with port anchor in 10½ fathoms, sand, in Lenakel Anchorage; veered to 3 shackles

  6.00pm: Weighed

  6.05pm: Proceeded S72W

  6.23pm: Set boom main, mizzen and flying foresails

  7.30pm: Northern extreme of Tanna Island N50E

 

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3 May 1914

Sydney to New Hebrides

Lat -17.7, Long 168.3

  6.00am: Efate Island N10W

  6.10am: Shortened and furled sail

  8.45am: Courses as requisite for Fila Harbour

  9.30am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 20 fathoms, sand, veered to 5 shackles, in Fila Harbour

11.00am: Let fires out in both boilers

 

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4 May 1914

Fila Harbour [Port Vila, Efate Island, Vanuatu]

Lat -17.7, Long 168.3

11.30pm: Lit fires in No 2 boiler

 

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5 May 1914

Fila Harbour

Lat -17.7, Long 168.3

  6.10am: Weighed and proceeded

  6.40am: Secured alongside Burns Philps and Company's coal hulk

  7.10am: Commenced coaling

  3.55pm: Finished coaling; received 67 tons

  4.05pm: Let go from hulk and proceeded

  4.18pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 19 fathoms, veered to 5 shackles, in Fila Harbour

11.10pm: Banked fires in No 2 boiler

11.55pm: Lit fires in No 1 boiler

 

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6 May 1914

Fila to Aiwa [Aiwos], Tongoa

Lat -17.3, Long 168.3

  6.00am: Weighed and proceeded, course and speed as requisite out of harbour

  7.10am: Devil's Point abeam

10.15am: Set flying foresail and boom mainsail

  3.30pm: Courses as requisite for Aiwa Anchorage

  3.45pm: Shortened sail

  4.00pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 12 fathoms off Aiwa, veered to 3 shackles

 

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7 May 1914

Tongoa to Pau Uma and Ambrym

Lat -16.5, Long 168.2

  6.15am: Weighed and proceeded; course as requisite for rounding Sail Rock and Cap Ririna; set flying foresail and boom mainsail

11.05am: Shortened sail

11.38am:Stopped and came to with port anchor in 27 fathoms, veered to 5 shackles, off Mission Station, Pau Uma Island

  1.10pm: Weighed

  1.20pm: Proceeded N72W; set flying foresail

  4.05pm: Took in flying foresail

  4.35pm:Stopped and came to with port anchor in 25 fathoms,veered to 6 shackles, in Craig Cove, Aubrym Island

 

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8 May 1914

Craig Cove and Dip Point anchorages, Ambrym*

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  7.00am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for carrying out surveying operations

  8.35am: Came to with port anchor in 30 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, off Dip Point

10.00am: Captain and Lieutenant Knowles left on surveying duty

11.50am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

12.30pm: Lieutenant JM Jackson left on surveying duty

10.05pm: Lieutenant AL Jackson left on surveying duty

  3.15pm: Lieutenant AL Jackson returned

  4.15pm: Lieutenants Knowles and Howie returned

  5.20pm: Captain and Lieutenant JM Jackson returned

 

[*Dip Point, also known as Ranwakon Point, forms the western extremity of Ambrym Island and lies about half a mile NNW of Craig Cove]

 

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9 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  6.10am: Lieutenant Knowles left on surveying duty

  7.20am: Lieutenant Knowles returned

  8.10am: Captain and Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

11.45am: Captain and Lieutenant Howie returned from surveying duty

 

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10 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

 

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11 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  7.00am: Captain, Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie left on survey duty

  3.15pm: Captain returned

  4.00pm: Lieutenant AL Jackson returned

  4.30pm: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles and Howie returned

 

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12 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  7.00am: Lieutenants JM Jackson and AL Jackson left on surveying duty

  8.30am: Lieutenant Knowles left on surveying duty

  8.50pm: HMS Torch arrived and transferred mails

10.00am: HMS Torch left

  5.50pm: Lieutenants JM Jackson, AL Jackson and Knowles returned

 

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13 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  7.00am: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles and AL Jackson left on surveying duty

10.40am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

12.30pm: Lieutenant Howie returned

  1.45pm: Communicated with government yacht

  2.30pm: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles and AL Jackson returned

 

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14 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  7.00am: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie left on surveying duty

  8.45am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

10.15am:Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 24 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, off Dip Point

11.00am: Lieutenants JM Jackson and Howie returned

  3.10pm: Lieutenant Knowles returned

  5.40pm: Lieutenant AL Jackson returned

 

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15 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2 168.2

  7.00am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

12.30pm: Lieutenants Knowles and AL Jackson left on surveying duty

  5.45pm: Lieutenants Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie returned

 

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16 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

 

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17 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

 

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18 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  7.00am: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie left on surveying duty; ship weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  5.55pm:Stopped and came to with port anchor in 25 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles

  6.00pm: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie returned

 

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19 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  7.00am: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie left on surveying duty; ship weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  6.00pm:Stopped and came to with port anchor in 25 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles; Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie returned

 

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20 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  7.00am: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie left on surveying duty; ship weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  5.55pm:Stopped and came to with port anchor in 25 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles

  6.00pm: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie returned

 

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21 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  7.00am: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie left on surveying duty

  7.30am: Captain landed for surveying duty

  4.20pm: Captain returned

  5.40pm: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie returned

 

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22 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  6.30am: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson and Howie left on surveying duty

  7.30am: Captain left on surveying duty

  3.30pm: Lieutenant JM Jackson returned

  4.20pm: Captain and Lieutenant Howie returned

  6.00pm: Lieutenants Knowles and AL Jackson returned

 

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23 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

 

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24 May 1914

Dip Point anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

 Midnight: Lit fires in No 2 boiler

 

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25 May 1914

Ambrym to Ringdove Bay, Epi

Lat -16.5, Long 168.1

  7.30am: Weighed and proceeded

  1.40pm:Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 8½ fathoms, sand and coral, veered to 2 shackles, in Ringdove Bay, Epi Island

  2.10pm: Let fires die out in No 2 boiler

 

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26 May 1914

Ringdove Bay, Epi

Lat -16.9, Long 168.3

  8.00am: Dressed ship in honour of Her Majesty the Queen's birthday

 Midnight: Lit fires in No 2 boiler

 

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27 May 1914

Epi to Pau Uma and Ranon anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.0, Long 168.2

  6.00am: Weighed anchor; proceeded as requisite for Pau Uma Island

  8.00am: Stopped off Pau Uma mission station

  8.10am: Proceeded, courses as requisite for Blackrocks Point mission station, Ambrym Island

  9.00am: Stopped off Blackrocks Point mission

  9.30am: Proceeded, courses as requisite for rounding SE Point

12.45pm: Courses as requisite for rounding North Point, Ambyrm Island

  1.50pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 20 fathoms, veered to 5 shackles, in Ranon anchorage

  2.00pm: Let fires die out in both boilers

 

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28 May 1914

Ranon anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.1, Long 168.1

 

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29 May 1914

Ranon anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.1, Long 168.1

  8.30am: Captain and Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

 

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30 May 1914

Ranon anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.1, Long 168.1

 

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31 May 1914

Ranon anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.1, Long 168.1

 

 

LOG BOOK – JUNE 1914

 

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1 June 1914

Ranon anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.1, Long 168.1

  4.00am: Lit fires in 1st steam whaler

  5.00am: Lit fires in No 1 boiler

  7.20am: Captain left on surveying duty

  1.00pm: Paid monthly money to ship's company

  6.40pm: Captain returned; 1st steam whaler drew fires

 

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2 June 1914

Ranon anchorage to Dip Point, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  2.00am: Lit fires in No 2 boiler

  3.00am: Lit fires in 1st steam whaler

  4.00am: Lit fires in 2nd steam whaler

  6.00am: Weighed

  6.15am: Proceeded S60W

  8.25am:Stopped and came to with port anchor in 26 fathoms, sand, veered to 6 shackles, off new harbour, Dip Point

  8.45am: Let fires die out in No 1 boiler

  9.00am: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles and AL Jackson left on surveying duty

10.00am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

  5.00pm: Lieutenants JM Jackson and Howie returned; 2nd steam whaler drew fires

  5.45pm: Lieutenants AL Jackson and Knowles returned

  6.00pm: 1st whaler drew fires

 

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3 June 1914

Dip Point, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  7.00am: Captain, Lieutenants JM Jackson, AL Jackson and Howie left on surveying duty

11.30am: Lieutenant Howie returned

  3.00pm: Lieutenant AL Jackson returned

  5.00pm: 1st whaler drew fires

  5.30pm: Captain returned

 

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4 June 1914

Dip Point to Craig Cove anchorage, Ambrym

Lat -16.2, Long 168.2

  6.00am: Weighed

  6.15am: Proceeded, course as requisite for Craig Cove

  7.20am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 24 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, in Craig Cove

  8.00am: Captain left on surveying duty

  5.30pm: Captain returned

 

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5 June 1914

Ambrym to Pau Uma

Lat -16.5, Long 168.2

  6.00am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite out of harbour

  1.50pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 18 fathoms, sand, veered to 5 shackles, off Pau Uma Island mission

 

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6 June 1914

Pau Uma to Port Sandwich, Malekula

Lat -16.4, Long 167.8

  6.30am: Weighed and proceeded, course S85W

  7.00am: Set flying foresail

  9.50am: Took in flying foresail

10.50am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 14 fathoms, veered to 4 shackles, at Port Sandwich

 

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7 June 1914

Malekula to Na Ora Matua anchorage, Nguna

Lat -16.9, Long 168.1

  6.00am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for clearing harbour

  6.30pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 13 fathoms, veered to 3 shackles, in Na Ora Matua anchorage, Nguna Island

 

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8 June 1914

Nguna to Fila Harbour, Efate

Lat -17.7, Long 168.3

  6.00am: Weighed and proceeded, course S39W

  9.00am: Erradaka Island summit N83W

     Noon: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 19 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, in Fila Harbour

12.30pm: Let fires die out in No 2 boiler

 

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9 June 1914

Fila Harbour, Efate

Lat -17.7, Long 168.3

  6.30am: Weighed and proceeded, course and speed as requisite, alongside coal hulk

  7.00am: Secured alongside coal hulk

  8.00am: Commenced coaling

  6.55pm: Finished coaling; received 87 tons

  7.00pm: Slipped and proceeded as requisite for anchorage

  7.20am: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 20 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles

 

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10 June 1914

Efate to Tongoa

Lat -17.7, Long 168.3

  6.15am: Lit fires in No 2 boiler

  5.00pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite out of harbour

  6.30pm: Stopped owing to hot LP slide [low pressure slide valve]

  7.23pm: Proceeded, course as requisite for rounding Devil's Point and Erradaka Island

  9.10pm: NE extreme Erradaka Island N76W

 

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11 June 1914

Efate to Tongoa

Lat -16.4, Long 168.0

  7.00am: The Foreland S80E

  7.05am: Courses as requisite for rounding Duana Point

  8.25am: Duana Point S63E

  9.47am: Stopped and communicated with Pau Uma mission station

10.05am: Proceeded N70W

12.40pm: As requisite for rounding Craig Point

  2.00pm: Course and speed as requisite for surveying

  6.25pm: Stopped off Dip Point; Minnie Peak S60E

  6.50pm: Proceeded N65W

 

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12 June 1914

Efate to Tongoa and Tulagi, Solomon Islands

Lat -15.3, Long 166.3

  5.00am: SE point Araki Island S49W

  5.30am: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 11 fathoms, veered to 2 ½ shackles, in Tongoa Island anchorage

  8.05am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite out of harbour

  6.20pm: Hove to and sounded in 480 fathoms

  8.52pm: Proceeded N15W

10.30pm: Hove to and sounded in 1142 fathoms

11.01am: Proceeded N14W

 

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13 June 1914

Tongoa to Tulagi

Lat -14.0, Long 166.6

12.45am: Stopped and sounded in 557 fathoms

  1.05am: Proceeded N14W

  2.50am: Stopped and sounded in 765 fathoms

  3.10am: Proceeded N14W

  4.32am: Cape Cumberland N78E; stopped and sounded in 784 fathoms

  4.50am: Proceeded N11E

  6.40am: Stopped and sounded in 1225 fathoms

  7.05am: Proceeded N11E

  7.40am: Set mainsail

  9.06am: Stopped and sounded in 1725 fathoms

  9.45am: Proceeded N11E

11.55am: Stopped and sound in 1925 fathoms

  1.10pm: Proceeded N22E

  3.15pm: Stopped and sounded in 1377 fathoms

  4.00pm: Read warrant 23

  4.05pm: Proceeded N22E

  4.55pm: Stopped and sounded in 1175 fathoms

  5.20pm: Proceeded S85E; took in boom mainsail

  6.35pm: Stopped and sounded in 1040 fathoms; lost tube (Baillie), 1 in number, wire 700 fathoms

  7.00pm: Proceeded S85E

  8.15pm: Stopped and sounded in 969 fathoms

  8.36pm: Proceeded S85E

  9.40pm: Stopped and sounded in 936 fathoms; lost tube (Baillie), 1 in number, wire 30 fathoms

10.20pm: Proceeded N14W

11.25pm: Stopped and sounded in 945 fathoms

11.55pm: Proceeded N84W

 

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14 June 1914

Tongoa to Tulagi

Lat -12.6, Long 166.5

12.55am: Stopped and sounded in 958 fathoms

  1.32am: Proceeded N84W

  2.33am: Stopped and sounded in 902 fathoms

  3.03am: Proceeded N12E

  5.17am: Stopped and sounded in 737 fathoms

  5.40am: Proceeded N12E

  7.40am: Stopped and sounded in 834 fathoms; set mainsail

  8.06am: Proceeded N10W

10.00am: Stopped and sounded in 730 fathoms; lost tubes (Baillie) 2 in number

10.40am: Proceeded N64W; set flying foresail

  1.20pm: Took in flying foresail

  1.35pm: Stopped and sounded in 749 fathoms

  2.00pm: Proceeded N64W

  6.15pm: Stopped for sounding

  7.30pm: Sounded in 3314 fathoms [6060.6 metres, the deepest recorded measurement in this log]

10.00pm: Set flying foresail

10.10pm: Proceeded N64W

 

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15 June 1914

Tongoa to Tulagi

Lat -11.4, Long 164.3

  2.45pm: Wind veered to SEbyS; gybed mainsail

10.15pm: Took in flying foresail

11.00pm: Stopped and sounded in 3094 fathoms; lost tube (Baillie), 1 in number and wire 3090 fathoms

 

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16 June 1914

Tongoa to Tulagi

Lat -10.4, Long 162.4

12.20am: Proceeded N56W

12.35pm: Gybed mainsail

  7.00am: Stopped and sounded in 1252 fathoms; lost tube (Baillie), 1 in number

  7.41am: Proceeded N56W

12.19pm: Stopped and sounded in 1576 fathoms

  1.07pm: Proceeded N33W

  3.42pm: Stopped and sounded in 3259 fathoms; took in mainsail

  4.35pm: Proceeded N44W; lost tube (Baillie), 1 in number and 3100 fathoms wire

  6.40pm: Stopped and sounded in 1693 fathoms

  8.30pm: Proceeded N82W

  9.22pm: Sighted land ahead, Ulawa Island

10.00pm: Course as requisite for rounding Ulawa Island

 

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17 June 1914

Tongoa to Tulagi

Lat -9.5, Long 160.9

  7.20am: Set flying foresail

11.48am: Nura Island S82W

  5.00pm: Took in flying foresail

  5.30pm: Nugu Island abeam

  6.55pm: Bungana Island Lighthouse abeam

  7.50pm: Stopped

  7.55pm: Came to with port anchor in 26 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, in Tulagi Harbour [Solomon Islands]

  8.45pm: Let fires die out in No 2 boiler

 

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18 June 1914

Tulagi to Gavutu

Lat -9.1, Long 160.1

  1.15pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for Gavutu Harbour

  2.00pm:Stopped and came to with port anchor in 20 fathoms, veered to 4½ shackles, in Gavutu Harbour

  2.30pm: Hands drawing stores as requisite            

 

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19 June 1914

Gavutu to Auki

Lat -9.1, Long 160.4

  4.00am: Lit fires in No 2 boiler

  7.50am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite out of harbour and for Nggela Channel

  1.40pm: Alite Reef N23E

  3.25pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 13 fathoms, veered to 3 shackles, in Auki Harbour

5.00pm: Let fires die out in No 1 boiler

10.00pm: Let fires die out in No 2 boiler

 

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20 June 1914

Auki

Lat -8.8, Long 160.7

 

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21 June 1914

Auki

Lat -8.8, Long 160.7

  9.00am: Hands mustered by the ledger

 

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22 June 1914

Auki

Lat -8.8, Long 160.7

  6.30am: 4 natives joined ship

  8.30am: Dressed ship over all in honour of His Majesty the King's birthday

  8.45am: Lieutenant JM Jackson left on surveying duty; diver employed repairing copper on ship's bottom and cleaning underwater fittings

  1.30pm: Lit fires in No 1 boiler

  5.45pm: Lieutenant JM Jackson returned

 

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23 June 1914

Auki to Wairokai Bay

Lat -9.3, Long 161.1

12.15am: Lit fires in No 2 boiler

  6.00am: Weighed and proceeded, course and speed as requisite for surveying

10.40am: Lieutenant AL Jackson landed on surveying duty

11.25am: Lieutenant AL Jackson returned

  2.20pm: Lieutenant Howie landed on surveying duty

  3.50pm: Lieutenant Howie returned

  5.50pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 20 fathoms, veered to 5 shackles, in Wairokai Bay

 

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24 June 1914

Wairokai Bay to Komusupa and Marrolier [Maroria]

Lat -9.4, Long 161.2

  6.30am: Lieutenant AL Jackson left on surveying duty

10.30am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

10.40am: Lieutenant AL Jackson returned

12.15pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 15 fathoms, veered to 3 shackles, inside lagoon off Komusupa Island

  1.25pm: Lieutenant Howie landed on surveying duty

  3.20pm: Lieutenant Howie returned; ship weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  5.07pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 15 fathoms, veered to 4 shackles, inside lagoon off Marrolier Island

 

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25 June 1914

Marrolier to Maramasike Passage

Lat -9.4, Long 161.2

  6.30am: Lieutenant AL Jackson left on surveying duty

10.10am: Lieutenant AL Jackson returned; ship weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

12.30pm: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

  3.05pm: Lieutenant Howie returned

  4.35pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 9 fathoms, mud, veered to 2 shackles, in Baffle Reach, Maramasike Passage

 

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26 June 1914

Maramasike Passage

Lat -9.5, Long 161.4

  3.00am: Lit fires in 1st steam whaler

  6.15am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for shifting billet

  6.30am: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 20 fathoms, veered to 4 shackles, in entrance to Maramasike Passage

  6.50am: Lieutenant AL Jackson left on surveying duty

  8.45am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  9.40am: Lieutenant AL Jackson returned

11.15am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

  3.00pm: Lieutenant Howie returned; 1st steam whaler drew fires

  5.00pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 9 fathoms, mud, veered to 2 shackles, off 1st close-to point Maramasike Passage

 

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27 June 1914

Maramasike Passage

Lat -9.5, Long 161.4

 

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28 June 1914

Maramasike Passage

Lat -9.5, Long 161.4

Midnight: Lit fires in both boilers

 

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29 June 1914

Maramasike Passage to Ariel Harbour and Tawana

Lat -9.1, Long 161.2

  6.00am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  8.50am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 7 fathoms, veered to 1½ shackles, in entrance to Ariel Harbour

10.05am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

     Noon: Lieutenant Howie landed on surveying duty

12.20pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 11 fathoms, veered to 2½ shackles, off Tawana

 

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30 June 1914

Tawana to Ariel Harbour

Lat -9.1, Long 161.2

  6.00am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

  6.30am: Lieutenants JM Jackson and AL Jackson left for surveying duty; ship weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  8.00am: Lieutenant Knowles left on surveying duty

11.37am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 12 fathoms, veered to 2 shackles, off Tawana

  2.45pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  3.40pm: Lieutenants AL Jackson and Howie returned

  5.20pm: Lieutenant Knowles returned

  5.40pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 7 fathoms, veered to 1¼ shackles, in Ariel Harbour

 

 

LOG BOOK – JULY 1914

 

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1 July 1914

Ariel Harbour

Lat -9.6, Long 161.4

  6.30am: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles and AL Jackson left on surveying duty; ship weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  8.45am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

  3.10pm: Lieutenant Howie returned

  3.42pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 7 fathoms, mud, veered to 2 shackles, in entrance to Ariel Harbour

  4.30pm: Lieutenants JM Jackson and Knowles returned

  6.10pm: Lieutenant AL Jackson returned

 

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2 July 1914

Ariel Harbour to Owehu Bay [not identified]

Lat -9.6, Long 161.4

  8.00am: Lieutenant AL Jackson left on surveying duty

  9.00am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

10.00am: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles and Howie left on surveying duty

11.50am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 9 fathoms, veered to 1¼ shackles, in Ariel Harbour

12.30pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying; Lieutenants JM and AL Jackson returned

  1.50pm: Lieutenant Knowles returned

  4.30pm: Paid ship's company quarterly settlement

  7.35pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 6 fathoms, veered to 1½ shackles, in Owehu Bay

 

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3 July 1914

Owehu Bay to Gavutu

Lat -8.8, Long 160.7

  5.46am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite northward along the coast of Malaita

  7.54am: Baunani Point N43E

12.10pm: Stopped in Auki Harbour to communicate with shore

12.25pm: Proceeded S40W

  1.55pm: Set gaff foresail and fore topmast staysail

  3.00pm: Set mainsail

  5.00pm: Course as requisite for Nggela Channel

  6.00pm: Took in gaff foresail and set flying foresail

  7.00pm: Bungana Island Lighthouse N69W

  7.30pm: Took in fore topmast staysail and boom mainsail

  8.45pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 14 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, and secured alongside Gavutu wharf

  9.30pm: Let fires die out in No 2 boiler

11.00pm: Let fires die out in No 1 boiler

 

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4 July 1914

Gavutu

Lat -9.1, Long 160.2

10.00am: Took in 11 tons of coal

 

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5 July 1914

Gavutu

Lat -9.1, Long 160.2

 

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6 July 1914

Gavutu to Tulagi and Gavutu

Lat -9.1, Long 160.1

12.05am: Lit fires in No 2 boiler

  3.00am: Lit fires in 2nd steam whaler

  6.15am: Lieutenants Knowles and Howie left on surveying duty; ship let go from wharf and proceeded, course and speed as requisite out of harbour

  7.05am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 26 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, in Tulagi Harbour

  4.50pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for Gavutu

  5.45pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 14 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, and secured alongside Gavutu wharf

  6.00pm: Lieutenants Knowles and Howie returned; 2nd whaler drew fires

 

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7 July 1914

Gavutu

Lat -9.1, Long 160.2

  6.00am: Lit fires in 2nd steam whaler; hands coaling ship and stowing provisions

  9.00am: Captain and Lieutenant Knowles left on surveying duty

  1.10pm: Captain and Lieutenant Knowles returned

  4.30pm: Finished coaling; received 85.38 tons

  5.40pm: 2nd whaler drew fires

 

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8 July 1914

Gavutu to Wairokai Bay

Lat -9.3, Long 160.4

  7.00am: Lit fires in No 1 boiler

  8.15am: Let go from wharf; weighed port anchor and proceeded as requisite out of harbour

  9.00am: Course as requisite for Nggela Channel

10.50am: Nugu Island S3E

  6.00pm: Course as requisite for Wairokai anchorage

  6.33pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 23 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, in Wairokai Bay

 

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9 July 1914

Wairokai Bay to Audia anchorage [not identified]

Lat -9.4, Long 160.4

  3.00am: Lit fires in 1st steam whaler

  6.30am: Lieutenants AL Jackson and Howie left on surveying duty; ship weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  7.50am: Lieutenant JM Jackson left on surveying duty

  8.50am: Lieutenant Knowles left on surveying duty

12.25pm: Lieutenant AL Jackson returned

  5.00pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 15 fathoms, veered to 3 shackles; Lieutenants JM Jackson and Howie returned

  6.50pm: Lieutenant Knowles returned; 1st steam whaler drew fires

 

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10 July 1914

Audia to Maramasike Passage

Lat -9.4, Long 160.4

 3.00am: Lit fires in 2nd steam whaler

  7.00am: Lieutenants JM Jackson, Knowles, AL Jackson, and Howie left on surveying duty

11.00am: Lieutenant AL Jackson returned

  3.40pm: Lieutenants JM Jackson and Howie returned

  3.50pm: 2nd steam whaler drew fires

  5.20pm: Lieutenant Knowles returned

[Presumably, HMS Sealark proceeded to Maramasike Passage at around 8.00pm]

  8.15pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 9 fathoms, veered to 2 shackles, in Maramasike Passage

11.00pm: Let fires die out

 

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11 July 1914

Maramasike Passage

Lat -9.5, Long 161.4

 

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12 July 1914

Maramasike Passage

Lat -9.5, Long 161.4

  9.00am: Hands mustered by the ledger

11.30pm: Lit fires in both boilers

 

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13 July 1914

Maramasike Passage to Wai Dai Ai anchorage [not identified]

Lat -9.5, Long 161.4

[No position recorded; position given is for Maramasike Passage]

  3.00am: Lit fires in 1st steam whaler

  6.00am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  6.30am: Lieutenants JM Jackson and AL Jackson left on surveying duty

  8.00am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

  8.40am: Lieutenant Knowles left on surveying duty

11.00am: 1st steam whaler drew fires

12.45pm: Lieutenant JM Jackson returned

  2.00pm: Lieutenant Howie returned

  3.10pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 14 fathoms, veered to 3 shackles, in Wai Dai Ai anchorage

  3.15pm: Lieutenant Knowles returned

 

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14 July 1914

Wai Dai Ai to Uhu to Wai Dai Ai anchorage

Lat -9.5, Long 161.2

[No position recorded; position given is for Uhu Island]

  3.00am: Lit fires in 2nd steam whaler

  3.40am: Lit fires in 1st steam whaler

  6.30am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying; Lieutenants JM Jackson and Knowles left on surveying duty

  7.50am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 14½ fathoms, veered to 3 shackles, in Uhu anchorage

  9.35am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

10.10am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

  5.20pm: Lieutenants JM Jackson and Knowles returned

  6.30pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 14 fathoms, veered to 3½ shackles, in Wai Dai Ai anchorage; Lieutenants AL Jackson and Howie returned

  8.00pm: 1st and 2nd whalers drew fires

 

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15 July 1914

Wai Dai Ai to Nura anchorage

Lat -9.5, Long 160.8

[No position recorded; position given is for Nura Island]

  3.30am: Lit fires in 1st steam whaler

  6.30am: Weighed port anchor and proceeded as requisite for surveying; Lieutenant Knowles left on surveying duty

  7.45am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

  8.45am: Lieutenant JM Jackson left on surveying duty

  9.50am: Lieutenant AL Jackson left on surveying duty

  1.20pm: Lieutenant JM Jackson returned

  2.10pm: Lieutenants Knowles and Howie returned

  2.30pm: 1st whaler drew fires

  8.30pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 24 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, off Nura Island

 

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16 July 1914

Nura anchorage to Malapa [Marapa] Bay (Marau Sound)

Lat -9.8, Long 160.9

  6.45am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty; ship weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

11.22am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 24 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, off Nura Island

  2.10pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying; Lieutenant Howie returned

  5.42pm: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 28 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, in Malapa Bay

  6.15pm: Let fires die out in No 1 boiler

 

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17 July 1914

Malapa Bay

Lat -9.8, Long 160.9

  3.00am: Lit fires in 1st steam whaler

  6.40am: 1st Lieutenant left on surveying duty

  5.00pm: 1st Lieutenant returned

  6.20pm: 1st steam whaler drew fires

 

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18 July 1914

Malapa Bay

Lat -9.8, Long 160.9

  5.50am: Lit fires in 1st steam whaler

10.00am: 1st Lieutenant left on surveying duty (camping)

  5.00pm: 1st steam whaler drew fires

 

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19 July 1914

Malapa Bay

Lat -9.8, Long 160.9

 

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20 July 1914

Malapa Bay to Wairokai Bay and Torrahidia [possibly Torahira],

Lat -9.3, Long 161.1

12.15am: Lit fires in No 2 boiler

  6.00am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for survey

  7.30am: Lit fires in 2nd steam whaler

10.45am: Lieutenant Knowles left on surveying duty

12.18pm: Came to with starboard anchor in 18 fathoms, veered to 4.5 shackles, in Wairokai Bay

12.30pm: Let fires die out in No 1 boiler

  4.20pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  6.00pm: Came to with starboard anchor in 13.25 fathoms, veered to 3 shackles, off Torrahidia

  6.05pm: Lieutenant Knowles returned; drew fires 2nd steam whaler

 

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21 July 1914

Torrahidia to Wairokai Bay and Uhu anchorage

Lat -9.3, Long 161.1

  6.25am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying; Lieutenant Knowles left on surveying duty

  7.43am: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 22 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, in Wairokai Bay; Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty

11.30am: Lieutenant Howie returned

  1.55pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  2.10pm: Lieutenant Knowles returned ; 2nd steam whaler drew fires

  5.45pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor 15 fathoms, veered to 3 shackles, in Uhu Bay anchorage

 

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22 July 1914

Uhu anchorage to Ariel Harbour

Lat -9.5, Long 161.4

[No location recorded; position given is for Maramasike Passage]

  3.15am: Lit fires in 2nd whaler

  5.45am: Lieutenant Howie left on surveying duty; ship weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

11.55am: 1st Lieutenant returned from camp

  5.50pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 8 fathoms, veered to 1 ½ shackles, in Ariel Harbour

 

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23 July 1914

Ariel Harbour to Baunani and Aluki [probably Araki]

Lat -9.1, Long 160.8

[No position recorded; position given is for Baunani]

  7.30am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  8.45am: Set flying foresail

  1.55pm: Took in flying foresail

  2.15pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 30 fathoms, veered to 5 shackles, Baunani anchorage

  4.20pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  6.00pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 18 fathoms, veered to 4 shackles, in Aluki Harbour

 

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24 July 1914

Aluki to Auki and Baranago

Lat -8.4, Long 160.8

  6.30am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for surveying

  9.30am: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 16 fathoms, veered to 3 shackles, in Auki Harbour

12.55pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite out of harbour

  2.15pm: Set gaff foresail

  5.15pm: Course as requisite for Nggela Channel

  7.25pm: Stopped and came to with starboard anchor in 25 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, in Baranago Harbour

 

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25 July 1914

Baranago to Gavutu

Lat -9.1, Long 160.2

  6.00am: Weighed and proceeded as requisite for Gavutu

  7.00am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 11 fathoms, veered to 4½ shackles, and secured alongside Gavutu wharf

  8.30am: Let fires die out in No 1 boiler

 

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26 July 1914

Gavutu

Lat -9.1, Long 160.2

 

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27 July 1914

Gavutu

Lat -9.1, Long 160.2

  6.15am: Commenced coaling

11.30am: Finished coaling; received 60 tons

  2.30pm: Lit fires in No 2 boiler

 

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28 July 1914

Gavutu to Ariel Harbour

Lat -9.1, Long 160.2

  2.30am: Lit fires in 2nd steam whaler

  6.00am: Let go from wharf; weighed port anchor and proceeded as requisite for anchor off wharf

  6.20am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 16 fathoms, veered to 4 shackles, in Gavutu Harbour

  7.30am: Lit fires in No 1 boiler

12.40pm: Weighed and proceeded

 

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29 July 1914

Ariel Harbour

Lat -9.6, Long 161.4

  6.20am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 8 fathoms, veered to 1½ shackles, in Ariel Harbour

  8.30am: Officers employed on surveying duty

  4.15pm: Weighed and proceeded as requisite out of harbour

10.30pm: Nura Island S2W

 

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30 July 1914

Ariel Harbour to Gavutu

Lat -9.1, Long 160.2

  2.30am: Nugu Island N50W

  3.30am: Lit fires in 2nd steam whaler

  4.25am: Courses as requisite for rounding Bungana Island and for Gavutu Harbour

  5.18am: Stopped and came to with port anchor in 26 fathoms, veered to 6 shackles, in Gavutu Harbour

  7.00am: Officers landed on surveying duty

  4.00pm: Officers returned from surveying duty

  7.00pm: Drew fires in 2nd steam whaler

 

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31 July 1914

Gavutu

Lat -9.1, Long 160.2

  7.00am: Officers landed on surveying duty

  3.30pm: Officers returned from surveying duty

 

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