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HMS SAPPER - March to September 1917, Auxiliary Patrol including Channel Convoy Escort, Minesweeping

Edited by Pat Marcus, Naval History Researcher, Ontario, Canada

Possibly similar to HMS Nighthawk above, which served in both World Wars, shown here in WW2 (Navy Photos/Mark Teadham, click to enlarge)

 

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Admiralty Trawler, Military-class

Adty No 1162. One of ten trawlers, of three different types, purchased while building for a total cost of 93,800 six by order 11.12.14, four by order 14.4.15. Launched 1.2.15 Smiths Dock, 276grt, 130x23x12ft. TE engines. Armament: 1 ‑ 12pdr. Foundered 29.12.17 off Owers LV. (British Warships 1914-1919)

 

 

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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 SAPPER 1914

JP map overview

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

 

LOGS FOR MARCH 1917


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9 March 1917

Portsmouth To St. Helens

Lat 50.16, Long -1.05

Position at 8pm.

1:10 pm: Boarded Examination Steamer for orders.

4:45 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with convoy of Colliers:- LAB, START, ROSSETTI, SNAR, BILL, BARMSTON, BEATRICE and ALGARDI towards Caen Roads, being assisted by Armed Trawlers MYNA, TENBY, and ROSE, the first two vessels taking port side of convoy and SAPPER and ROSE starboard side..

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10 March 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens Bay and back Convoying

Lat 50.65, Long -0.95

1:00 am: Observed Cape Antifer Lt. bearing ExS.

2:00 am: Observed Cape La Heve Lt. bearing SExE.

3:00 am: Left Convoy in Caen Roads. Reset Log and set course north for St. Helens Bay.

10:00 am: Passed S.S. CLARE ISLAND steering east in Lat 50.3 N., Long 1.2 W.

2:45 pm: Proceeded to GUNDREDA to report.

4:00 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Armed Trawler ROSE in company and convoy of eight vessels:- CARLOTTA, ARTHUR CAPPEL, ORN, ANNA LEA, TANGO, LADY BERTHA, C. BECKFRIIS and KALFOND.

5:00 pm: Convoy lined up.

11:00 pm: Observed C. Antifer Light bearing SExS1/2E


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11 March 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens Bay and back escorting

Lat 50.67, Long -1.0

1:00 am: Observed Cape La Heve Lt. bearing SxE. Cape Antifer bearing SE.

4:00 am: Left convoy, reset log and set course N1/2W and proceeded towards St. Helens Bay in Line Abreast formation, SAPPER, ROSE, TENBY, MYNA.

3:00 pm: Proceeded to GUNDREDA for orders and to report.

4:30 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Armed Trawler ROSE in company to convoy Colliers SMARAJD, MOIDART, ALICE MARIE, HAMBORN, RAVENSCROFT, GARM, NANTES, EIKA , BALHAM, VIARID and MABEL BAIRD to Caen Roads.

6:00 pm: Received orders x W/T to return to St. Helens Bay with convoy.


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12 March 1917

St Helens Bay To Caen Roads

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

10:45 am: Hove up anchor and closed Examination Steamer.

4:00 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with MYNA, TENBY and ROSE assisting to convoy Colliers ORA, SMARAJD, RAVENSWORTH, BALHAM, TRIA, SNEPPE, ULA, CROWN PRINCESS VICTORIA, BRIGNOGAN and SPURT to Caen Roads Rendezvous.

9:00 pm: Sent position x W/T.


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13 March 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens Bay and back on escort duty

Lat 50.0, Long -1.13

Position at 8am.

3:00 am: Arrived off Caen Roads. Left convoy and set on for St. Helens Roads in line abreast formation.

6:20 am: Passed considerable quantity of wreckage. Lat 49.8N, Long 0.8W

11:00 am: Passed S.S. TANFIELD.

12:30 pm: Arrived St. Helens Bay.

4:00 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with convoy of Colliers DENISE, HENRI GERLINGER, ADDINGTON, ANNIE, LARPOOL, TRALEIGH, EINAR, CHRISTOFORUS, CAIRNSTRATH, STADION II and BURGUNDI towards Caen Roads, assisted by Armed Trawlers MYNA, TENBY and ROSE.

11:45 pm: Observed C. Antifer Lt. ESE.


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14 March 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens Bay and back

Lat 50.55, Long -1.6

3:00 am: Left convoy in Caen Roads, reset Log and set course for St. Helens Bay and proceeded in Line Abreast formation.

4:45 pm: Reported to Examination Steamer and received orders from S.I.O. to anchor and await further orders.

6:00 pm: TENBY ordered to proceed direct to Owers Lt. Vl. and report to H.M.S. MAID OF HONOUR.


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15 March 1917

St. Helens Bay To Caen Roads on convoy duty

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:00 pm: Skippers of SEA SEARCHER and GOZO interviewed and orders communicated.

4:00 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Colliers PRINCE LEOPOLD, RENI, TIRO, CABOURG, VENLETTES, HASLINGDEN, FOLDA, STOKESLEY and MARY BAIRD towards Caen Roads. SAPPER and ROSE taking station on Starboard side of convoy and SEA SEARCHER and GOZO on port side.


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16 March 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens Bay and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:00 am: Arrived off Examination Steamer, left convoy and set on in line abreast formation for St. Helens.

10:20 am: Received orders x W/T to return to St. Helens Roads.

10:30 am: Picked up small boat with PANDION cork painted on stern.

11:45 am: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

1:00 pm: PANDION’S boat handed over to C.E.O.

3:45 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Armed Trawlers SEA SEARCHER, ROSE and GOZO to escort Colliers FOURAS, EMBLA, ST. MATTHIEW, KNATTEN, TEMPO, KRISTINE, NYASALAND, VINACS, EUROPA and SOUTHWOOD towards Caen Roads.


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17 March 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens Bay and back

Lat 50.1, Long -1.1

Position at 8am.

3:00 pm: Left convoy and set on for St. Helens at full speed in line abreast formation.

12:05 pm: Arrived off St. Helen’s Fort.

3:45 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Armed Trawlers SEA SEARCHER, ROSE and GOZO to escort Colliers:- BYHOPE, CHANNEL TRADER, ORION, EKER, CLERMISTON, W. H. DWYER, ELLIDA, ALTAIR, CAPRI, and HELVERSOM toward Caen Roads.


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18 March 1917

Caen Roads To St Helens Bay and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:00 am: Arrived off Caen Roads with convoy.

4:00 am: Left convoy and proceeded in line abreast formation towards St. Helens.

12:30 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

4:00 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Armed Trawlers ROSE, SEA SEARCHER and GOZO to escort Colliers:- WILLY, RAVENNA, CARLSTON, TARPEIA, DAFNI, THOGER, CARPERBY, KULLABERG, SNEFJELD and CAPBRETON towards Caen Roads.


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19 March 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.1, Long -1.05

Position at 8am.

2:45 am: Off Caen Roads. Left convoy and proceeded in line abreast formation towards St. Helens.

6:20 am: Passed S.S. DEST bound W.

12:15 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

4:40 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Armed Trawlers ROSE, SEA SEARCHER and GOZO to escort Colliers GYPTIS, KAGA, ERICH LEA, G. H. JAQUES, CHOMLEY and AIRDALE towards Caen Roads.


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20 March 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.5, Long -1.13

4:30 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded towards St. Helens in line abreast formation.

6:15 am: Passed S. S. REN bound south.

11:00 am: Heavy snow squall.

2:00 pm: Arrived St. Helens Bay.

3:00 pm: Reported to GUNDREDA.

3:45 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Armed Trawler ROSE to escort Colliers TORMOD, CASTLEFORD, HOLMSTOWN, START, TELEGRAPH, PHYLLIS, COLONIAL, NATUNA, BUTETOWN and SNA. I towards Caen Roads.


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21 March 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and Portsmouth

Lat 50.0, Long -1.0

3:00 am: Left convoy and returned to St. Helens Roads in line abreast formation, at full speed.

11:30 am: Reported to Examination Steamer and returned to harbour.

1:00 pm: Made fast alongside C. 11 and commenced coaling.

C. O. reported at A. P. Office and obtained leave tickets for short leave party.

7:00 pm: During coaling operation iron bucket came in contact with teak wood rail around bridge, breaking away several feet of the rail. Report made to Commander White.

8:00 pm: Leave party left:- T. Pine, T. Dry, G. Coupland, Warrell, C. Filcher, Slattery.

Heavy snow during night. Skipper in charge.


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22 March 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

Alongside GODWICH CASTLE at N. W. Wall.

7:30 am: Hands employed cleaning ship after coaling.

8:45 am: Signal and W/T ratings left for R. N. Barracks.

9:30 am: C. O. left for leave.

  4:30 pm: Liberty men left:- T. Lace, C. Moore, A. Brown, W. Whincup, A. Jones, A. Wilmot and S. Saunders. Lucock, L. S., in charge.


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23 March 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:45 am: Signal and W/T ratings to R.N.B. for instruction.

9:00 am: Colours hoisted and hands left to draw stores. Dockyard labour working at broken rail on bridge.

4:30 pm: Liberty men left, J. Lucock, T. Lace, W. Hughes, A. Jones and A. Wilmot. Skipper Saunders in charge.


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24 March 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:45 am: Signal and W/T ratings detailed to R.N.B. for instruction.

9:00 am: Hands resumed cleaning ship. Dockyard labour working at broken rail on bridge.

1:00 pm: Working party told off to assist C. P. O. Glover at N. W. Wall.

4:30 pm: Liberty men left:- T. Lace, C. Moore and A. Jones. J. Lucock, L. S., in charge.


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25 March 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

9:15 am: Divisions and Commander’s inspection.

4:00 pm: Liberty men fell in. J. Lucock, W. Hughes, A. Wilmot and C. Brown. S. Saunders, Skipper, in charge.


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26 March 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:45 am: Signal and W/T ratings to R.N.B. for instruction.

9:30 am: Hands away to draw dry stores and provisions. Gunners cleaning guns and small arms and overhauling ammunition.

4:30 pm: Liberty men left, S. Saunders, T. Lace, A. Moore, C. Brown and A. Jones. J. Lucock, L.S. in charge.


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27 March 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

3:00 am: C. O. Returned from leave.

7:00 am: Party returned from leave with the exception of C. Coupland.

9:00 am: Working party assisting C.P.O. Glover.

1:00 pm: Hands employed drawing stores and preparing for sea.

2:00 pm: C. Coupland appeared before Commander as a defaulter, 10 days leave stopped and 2 days pay.

3:30 pm: Confidential documents etc. received from Flag Captain’s Office.


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28 March 1917

From Portsmouth To St Helens Bay To Caen Roads.

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:30 am: Brought up to port bower anchor and one shackle off St. Helens Fort.

9:00 am: Confidential documents for other divisions placed on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

4:05 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Armed Trawlers ROSE and PUFFIN to escort Colliers:- AUCKLAND CASTLE, GEORGIOS ANTIFFA, INGER ELIZABETH, WHINHILL, TRIO, CHANNEL TRADER and GURLY towards Caen Roads.

3:00 pm: Interviewed Skippers of ROSE IV and PUFFIN in connection with escort.


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29 March 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens Bay and back

Lat 50.63, Long -1.05

3:00 am: Left convoy and proceeded towards St. Helens in line abreast formation at full speed.

12:30 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

2:00 pm: Reported to H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

4:00 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Armed Trawlers ROSE and PUFFIN to escort Colliers:- TIRO, GALTEE, TEMPO, MINERVA, BALDER, MARSHLANDS, RECTO, FRIGGA and LARPOOL towards Caen Roads.

Midnight: Observed vessel showing flares and apparently in distress.


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30 March 1917

Caen Roads To Portsmouth and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

12:30 am: Observed three rounds fired from Steamship. Approached distressed vessel and found her to be Collier SOMME of 2nd group. She had been attacked and was sinking and had lost all her boats. Position of sinking vessel Barfleur Lt. WxN. Cape La Heve SExS. Lowered boat and rescued Master and 15 of crew, five missing. Searched vicinity without success.

2:30 am: Set course and proceeded full speed towards St. Helens Bay.

9:20 am: Arrived off St. Helens Fort and reported to GUNDREDA.

10:00 am: Master of Collier SOMME interviewed by C.E.O.

11:00 am: Received orders to proceed to South Railway Troopship Jetty to land rescued crew of SOMME.

1:10 pm: Reported to Flag Captain with Master of SOMME. 2:00 pm Landed survivors and exchanged boats.

4:00 pm: Arrived off H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

4:30 pm: Proceeded with Armed Trawlers ROSE IV, PUFFIN and GOZO to escort Colliers:- ST. MATHIEU, VINAES, CYMRIAN, BARMSTON, SNAR, WELSH COAST and SOUTHWOLD toward Caen Roads.


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31 March 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:30 am: Left convoy and set on for St. Helens in line abreast formation at full speed.

12:05 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

4:15 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Armed Trawlers ROSE IV, GOZO and PUFFIN to escort Colliers:- PRINCE LEOPOLD, HILVERSUM, ALTAIR, CAPRI, ASHTON, TARPEIA, SPURT, MABEL BAIRD, HENRI CURLINGER and FOLDA towards Caen Roads.



LOGS FOR APRIL 1917


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1 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

2:45 am: Arrived off Caen Roads. Left convoy and proceeded in line abreast formation towards St. Helens Bay.

11:00 am: Dunnose Pt. abeam.

12:20 pm: Arrived off Bembridge.

2:15 pm: Reported on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

4:00 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- CARPERBY, MEFJORD, LISA, VICTORIA, LEDA, ANNIE, BUTETOWN, EKER, CROWN PRINCE FREDERICK and COLONIAL towards Caen Roads, assisted by armed trawlers ROSE, PUFFIN and GOZO.


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2 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.1, Long -1.2

Position at 8am.

3:00 am: Arrived off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded towards St. Helens in line abreast formation.

12:15 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

3:00 pm: Received orders.

3:30 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- MARQUIS-DE-LUBERSAC, KNATTEN and NORIS towards Caen Roads assisted by Armed Trawlers ROSE IV, PUFFIN and GOZO.


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3 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

4:00 am: Left convoy and proceeded towards St. Helens in Line abreast formation.

12:15 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

2:30 pm: Reported to H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

3:50 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- CASTLEFORD, KNATTEN, HORDE, AALESUND and ARTHUR CAPEL towards Caen Roads, being assisted by Armed Trawlers ROSE, PUFFIN and GOZO.


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4 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:00 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded at full speed in line abreast formation towards St. Helens.

10:00 am: Observed Nab Lt. vessel bearing North.

10:50 am: Arrived off St. Helens Fort. ROSE proceeded to Portsmouth.

2:00 pm: Reported on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA and received orders.

3:00 pm: Interviewed all Skippers of Out I and II Divisions and explained new return routes, Out II being instructed to return by 1 and 2 and Out I by 3 and 4.

5:00 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers CAIRNSTRATH, ELLIOA, HORN, LLANELLY TRADER, NITEDAL, HERDEBRED, ADAM SMITH and WESTERGATE towards Caen Roads, assisted by Armed Trawlers ROSE, PUFFIN, GOZO, TEUTON and PRETORIA.


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5 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.2, Long -1.0

Position at 8am.

2:30 am: Left convoy and returned by No. 3 route with ROSE in line abreast formation. PUFFIN and GOZO returning line abreast by No. 4 route.

12:30 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

3:00 pm: Reported on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA for orders.

4:00 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- MARGUERITE, KALFOND, SNEFJELD, KRISTINE, TERJE, CABOURG, PEMBROKE COAST, MAIN OF CARDIFF, BRITANNIA and CHARLES LE BORGNE towards Caen Roads assisted by armed trawlers ROSE, PUFFIN and GOZO.


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6 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.65, Long -1.07

Position based on bearing to Culver Cliff at noon.

2:30 am: Arrived off Caen Roads with Convoy. Left convoy and set on for St. Helens at full speed returning Route 3, with ROSE, “Line abreast”. PUFFIN and GOZO returning by route 4.

12:00 pm: Position reported x W/T – B.12.

12:30 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

2:30 pm: Reported to H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

4:00 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- NEEBING, SWIFTSURE, PORT COLBORNE, WLA, SJAELLAND, ST. KATHERINE, DAFNI, FREJA, VLADIMIR SAWIN and SNA. 1 towards Caen Roads, assisted by Armed Trawlers ROSE, PUFFIN and GOZO.


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7 April 1917

Caen Roads To St Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:00 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded full speed towards St. Helens, in line abreast formation. ROSE and SAPPER returning by Route 3 and GOZO and PUFFIN by Route 4.

9:53 am: Heard Owers fog signal. A/c NW bg. 69’.

12:20 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

1:00 pm: Boarded Examination Steamer and reported to S.I.O.

3:30 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- WILLY, CHRISTOFOROUS, LADY BERTHA and REDCAP towards Caen Roads, assisted by Armed Trawler ROSE, this being first portion of first group. GOZO and PUFFIN waiting for 2nd portion under orders of P.I.


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8 April 1917

Caen Roads To St Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

2:00 am: Arrived off Caen Roads with convoy.

2:15 am: Left convoy and proceeded full speed towards St. Helens in line abreast formation and by No. 3 route, GOZO and PUFFIN returning by No. 4 route.

12:20 pm: Arrived St. Helens Bay.

2:00 pm: Received orders.

3:30 pm: Reported D.15.

4:30 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- CHANNEL TRADER, GRAN, NORLANDS, NYASALAND, FAGERTUN, ALINE MONTREUIL, ARIADNE, ALEXANDRA and BORGUND I towards Caen Roads, assisted by Armed Trawlers ROSE, GOZO and PUFFIN. Destroyer D.15 being in charge.


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9 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.4, Long -1.1

3:05 am: Arrived off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded full speed towards St. Helens, with ROSE, line abreast, route 3. GOZO and PUFFIN returning line abreast by route 4.

1:45 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

2:30 pm: Reported to S.I.O. on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

4:30 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers ACADIAN, FRI and GIMLE towards Caen Roads assisted by armed trawlers ROSE, PUFFIN and GOZO.


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10 April 1917

Caen Roads To St Helens

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:00 am: Arrived off Caen Roads. Left convoy and proceeded towards St. Helens in line abreast formation by route 3. PUFFIN and GOZO returning by route 4.

12:30 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

3:00 pm: Reported to S.I.O. on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

4:00 pm: Received orders to remain at anchor.


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11 April 1917

At St. Helens

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

9:30 am: Commenced coaling.

5:30 pm: Ratings Leggett, Brown, Whincup, Lucock and Veness proceeded on leave.

Skipper:- Saunders in charge.

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12 April 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:45 am: W/T Ratings left for R.N. Barracks for instruction.

4:30 pm: Liberty men fell in: S. Saunders, C. Fulcher, T. Dry, T. Lace and J. Jones.

T. Pine, 2nd hand, in charge.


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13 April 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:45 am: W/T ratings proceeded to R.N. Barracks for instruction.

9:00 am: Working party left to draw stores. Dock Yard labour working on board at mine tray aft.

4:30 pm: Liberty men left:- T. Pine, T. Dry, J. Jones, A. Wilmot.

S. Saunders, Skipper, in charge.


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14 April 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:45 am: W/T ratings left for R.N. Barracks for instruction.

9:00 am: Hands employed cleaning ship. Dock yard labour engages fitting tray for mine aft.

4:30 pm: Hands left for leave:- S. Saunders, A. Hughes, J. Jones, T. Lace and T. Moore.

T. Pine, 2nd hand, in charge.


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15 April 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

9:15 am: Hands fell in for Divisions on Quay side and were inspected by Commander.

4:30 pm: Liberty party left:- T. Pine, T. Dry, J. Jones, A. Wilmot and C. Filcher.

S. Saunders, Skipper, in charge.


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16 April 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:45 am: W/T rating left for R.N. Barracks for instruction.

1:00 pm: Hands away to draw dry stores and provisions. Gunners cleaning small arms.

4:30 pm: Liberty party left. S. Sanders, A. Hughes, J. Jones, T. Lace and T. Moore.

S. Saunders, Skipper, in charge.


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17 April 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

9:00 am: Working party assisting C.P.O. Glover.

3:00 pm: C.O. attended conference at Flag Captain’s office.

3:30 pm: Confidential documents received.


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18 April 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

6:30 am: Let go from NW Wall and proceeded out of harbour.

9:00 am: Confidential documents for Divisions Out put on board Examination Steamer.

4:30 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- BLAGDON, MARGUERITE, ASHTON, BRAA, BALDER, HENRI GERLINGER, HILVERSUM, SNEPGEN, and LISA, LEDA, EIKLAND and TUNISIE towards Caen Roads assisted by Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, MERLIN and LUCKNOW.


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19 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

2:45 am: Arrived off Caen Roads, left convoy and rang on full speed and set course for St. Helens.

12:33 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

2:00 pm: Reported on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

4:55 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, MERLIN and LUCKNOW to escort Colliers CHANNEL TRADER, PHYLLIS, KRISTINE, CA JAQUES, DANUBE II, LUXEMBERG, PRIMO, HARRGASCOL, VILLE DE CAEN and DENISE towards Caen Roads.


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20 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.0, Long -1.0

Position at 8am.

3:00 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded at full speed towards St. Helens in line abreast formation, SAPPER and PUFFIN by route 3 and LUCKNOW and MERLIN by route 4.

12:45 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

2:30 pm: Reported to S.I.O. on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

4:45 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers TOURMALINE, CARPERBY, NYASSALAND, ULA, UNO, ST. KATHERINE, ALGARDI, GARM, HALFOND and FRANCE AIMEE towards Caen Roads assisted by Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, LUCKNOW and MERLIN.


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21 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

2:45 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded at full speed towards St. Helens in line abreast formation, SAPPER and PUFFIN returning by route 3 and LUCKNOW and MERLIN by route 4.

12:20 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

3:00 pm: Reported to S.I.O. on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

5:15 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- SLESVIG, ALINE MONTREUIL, HERMIA, ALICE, BORGUND I, DIWA, NITEDAL, BENEDICTE, CAIRNAVON, SNA III and EKER towards Caen Roads assisted by Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, LUCKNOW and MERLIN.


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22 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.53, Long -1.13

4:00 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded at full speed in line abreast formation towards St. Helens, SAPPER and PUFFIN by route 3 and LUCKNOW and MERLIN by route 4.

1:30 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

4:00 pm: Reported on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA and received orders.

5:15 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers MABEL BAIRD, SANTA CRUZ, HOODE, NICOLAS, ORN, SJELLAND, BRITISH TRANSPORT, GIMLE, GURLY, LA FONTAINE and MARGIT towards Caen Roads, assisted by Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, LUCKNOW and MERLIN.


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23 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:00 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded full speed in line abreast formation towards St. Helens, SAPPER and PUFFIN by route 3 and LUCKNOW and MERLIN by route 4.

12:25 pm: Arrived off St. Helens.

5:15 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers CHARLOTTE, COLONIAL, DAFNI, WALNUT, TAORMINA, ERICHLEA, KONG GUTTORN, KENORA, GLENMAVIS, W. H. DWYER, STREAM FISHER and WILLY towards Caen Roads assisted Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, LUCKNOW and MERLIN.


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24 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:15 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded at full speed in line abreast formation, towards St. Helens, SAPPER and PUFFIN by route 3 and MERLIN and LUCKNOW by route 4.

12:35 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

6:40 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers FAGERTUN, PANK, PRINCE CLEMENTINE, EMIL, LISSETTE, SICILIA and BARMSTON towards Caen Roads, assisted by armed trawlers PUFFIN, MERLIN and LUCKNOW.


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25 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:40 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded at full speed towards St. Helens in line abreast formation. SAPPER and PUFFIN returning by route 1 and LUCKNOW and MERLIN by route 2.

12:30 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

2:30 pm: Reported to S.I.O., on board GUNDREDA. Crew exercised with dummy lance bomb.

4:00 pm: Boarded H.M.T. SWEEPER to interview C.O. re arrangements for F.C.T. escorts.

7:30 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort oiler ORIFLAME towards Caen Roads assisted by Armed Trawler PUFFIN.


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26 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

4:00 am: Off Caen Roads, left escort and proceeded towards St. Helens by route 4, with PUFFIN in line abreast formation.

12:30 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

2:15 pm: Reported to S.I.O., on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

5:20 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- LARPOOL, PEMBROKE COAST, MINERVA, HORN, SIRIUS, BILL and CYMRIAN towards Caen Roads, assisted by Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, MERLIN and LUCKNOW.


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27 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:15 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded towards St. Helens by No. 1 route, with PUFFIN, line abreast. LUCKNOW and MERLIN returning by route No. 2.

12:20 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

1:40 pm: Made signal to armed trawler to abandon ship. 1:45 pm: Boat from LUCKNOW with all hands alongside for inspection.

2:00 pm: Boarded Examination Steamer and reported to S.I.O.

5:15 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers MARGUERITE, TEMPO, NORLANDS, CASTLEFORD, TREFUSIS, TIRO, AALESUND, DUNNETT HEAD, FREIKOLT, HOLMSTOWN, CHARLES-LE-BORGNE and SHARLA towards Caen Roads, assisted by Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, MERLIN and LUCKNOW.


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28 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

3:15 am: Arrived off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded at full speed towards St. Helens roads, in line abreast formation, SAPPER and PUFFIN returning by route No. 1 and LUCKNOW and MERLIN BY ROUTE no. 2.

12:35 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

2:40 pm: Made signal to abandon ship to MERLIN. 2::50 pm: Boat alongside for inspection.

2:50 pm: Signalled PUFFIN to abandon ship. 2:58 pm: Boat alongside for inspection.

3:00 pm: Reported to C.S.O. and received orders.

5:25 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- ARTHUR CAPPEL, KNATTEN, DENETOWN, GLASSALT, BENNY, FRI, FINISTERRE, PETONE, MAIN and MARQUIS DE LUBERSAC towards Caen Roads assisted by Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, MERLIN and LUCKNOW. ARTHUR CAPPEL and KNATTEN failed to join convoy.


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29 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.5, Long -1.0

1:42 am: Received S.O.S. signal from Collier ARTHUR CAPPEL.

5:00 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded at full speed towards St. Helens in line abreast formation, SAPPER and PUFFIN returning by Route No. 1 and LUCKNOW and MERLIN by Route No. 2.

1:40 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

3:00 pm: Reported to C.S.O. on board H.M.S. GUNDREDA.

5:30 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- CHANNEL TRADER, NANNA, ARGO, VILLE DE CANNE, BUTETOWN, ELG, TORMOD, TELEGRAAF, COLBORNE, NAVIGATOR, LORD STEWART, ENIGHEDEN, NORTHFORD, ULVEN, STOKESLEY and SILSDEN towards Caen Roads assisted by Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, LUCKNOW and MERLIN.

11:05 pm: Loud explosion heard, but no sign of any distressed vessel. Steamer passing reported a ship had been sunk, but no trace could be found of any vessel. Convoy all safe.


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30 April 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back vessel. Convoy all safe.ny distressed vessel. Steamer passing reported a ship had been sunk, but no trac

Lat 50.47, Long -1.03

4:30 am: Arrived off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded at full speed towards St. Helens in line abreast formation, SAPPER and PUFFIN by route No. 1 and LUCKNOW and MERLIN by route No. 2.

1:50 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

3:00 pm: Reported by C.S.O. on board Examination Steamer.

5:45 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers RED CAP, PRINCESS LEOPOLD, GLENROSE, HOLT, BROOMFIELD, VENAES, GENEVIEVE, BJIRKA and BORGSTEN towards Caen Roads assisted by Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, LUCKNOW and MERLIN.


LOGS FOR MAY 1917


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1 May 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens and back

Lat 50.0, Long -0.4

Position at 8am.

3:15 am: Off Caen Roads, left convoy and proceeded at full speed towards St. Helens Roads, SAPPER and PUFFIN returning by route No. 1 and LUCKNOW and MERLIN by route No. 2 in line abreast formation.

12:45 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

2:00 pm: Reported to C.S.O., on board H.MS. GUNDREDA.

5:30 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to escort Colliers:- ST. KATHERINE, FOLDA, AGNETE, WESTERGATE, CAPRI, LAURIUM, STOLT, CLIFTON GROVE and N. C. PETERSEN towards Caen Roads, assisted by Armed Trawlers PUFFIN, LUCKNOW and MERLIN. DRIFTER and ENDURANCE also crossed with convoy.


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2 May 1917

Caen Roads To St. Helens To Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

3:00 am: Left convoy and proceeded towards St. Helens Roads by No. 3 route in company with PUFFIN in line abreast formation. LUCKNOW and MERLIN returning by No. 4 route, line abreast.

10:05 am: Entered Eastern Gate.

10:55 am: Commenced coaling.


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3 May 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

7:30 am: Hands employed cleaning up after coaling.

T. Dry, T. Pine, A. Warrel, C. Fulcher, Jones and Slattery all left for long leave.

8:45 am: Signal ratings to R.N. Barracks.

4:30 pm: Liberty men fell in: S. Saunders, A. Wilmot, Hughes, Veness and Leggett.

J. Lucock, L.S. in charge.


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4 May 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:45 am: Signal ratings left for instruction.

9:00 am: Working party left to draw stores.

12:50 pm: Signal and W/T ratings to R. N. Barracks for instruction.

4:30 pm: Liberty men fell in: Saunders, Brown, Lace, Leggett and Whincup.

J. Lucock:- L. S. in charge.


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5 May 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:45 am: Signal and W/T ratings proceeded to R. N. Barracks. Hands employed cleaning ship and helping P. O. Glover.

4:30 pm: Liberty men fell in: J. Lucock, A. Wilmot, T. Lace, W. Hughes, Veness, Whincup and Leggett. S. Saunders, Skipper, in charge.


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6 May 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

9:00 am: Hands fell in on quay for Commander’s inspection.

4:30 pm: Liberty men left: Saunders, Brown, Lace, Hughes, Whincup, Veness and Leggett. J. Lucock, L. S., in charge.


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7 May 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:45 am: Signal and W/T ratings left for instruction. Hands away to draw stores and provisions.

4:30 pm: Liberty men fell in: J. Lucock, Wilmot, Lace, Veness and Hughes. S. Saunders, skipper, in charge.


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8 May 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:45 am: Signal and W/T ratings to R. N. Barracks for instruction. Hands drawing stores and preparing for sea.


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9 May 1917

Portsmouth and at sea

Lat 50.7, Long -0.78

Position referenced to Owers LV at 11.05am.

6:50 am: Let go from N. W. Wall and proceeded, Lieut. C. W. Beddoes in command.

7:48 am: Anchored and communicated with APLEY.

9:50 am: Hove up anchor and proceeded with APLEY.

11:05 am: Off Owers Lt. Vl., preparing for sweeping operation.

12:10 pm: Commenced sweeping. In passing sweep OXWICH CASTLE smashed his kite in closing with SAPPER.

12:30 pm: Sweeping resumed, APLEY and STRATHLOCHY leading.

4:30 pm: Mine in sweep. Slipped and mine came to surface. Seven rounds of live shell and 20 of rifle at mine.

6:00 pm: Mine sank without exploding. Buoyancy chamber apparently pierced. Position Lat 50”36N Long 00”36W.

8:00 pm: Slipped sweep and carried out patrol duties between Owers and St. Catherine. Armed Trawler OXWICH CASTLE working in company.


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10 May 1917

Owers Patrol and sweeping

Lat 50.5, Long -0.8

6-10 am: Passed sweep to OXWICH CASTLE and opened out, SAPPER B boat. Set Co. SxW.

9:45 am: Joined up with APLEY and ECCLESHILL and took overlapping position behind APLEY.

3:30 pm: Sweep wire parted and kite damaged by propeller.

4:15 pm: Passed sweep, opened out and resumed, SAPPER A. Boat.

5:24 pm: Slipped sweep and proceeded towards Owers Lt. Vessel.


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11 May 1917

Owers Patrol and sweeping

Lat 50.55, Long -0.67

6:00 am: Hove up anchor and proceeded towards Owers Lt. Vl.

7:30 am: Passed sweep and resumed sweeping operations, SAPPER as B boat.

8:30 pm: Joined up with APLEY and worked under orders from C. I. of APLEY.

7:30 pm: Slipped sweep and carried out usual patrol duties in company with Armed Trawler OXWICH CASTLE.


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12 May 1917

Log incorrectly dated as 11 May.

Owers Patrol and sweeping

Lat 50.57, Long -0.63

Carrying out patrol duties in company with Armed Trawler OXWICH CASTLE in Owers area.

6:30 am: Passed sweep off Owers Lt. Vl and resumed sweeping steering east.

8-10 am: a/c ESE and rejoined APLEY, taking orders from her. Two deck booms lost overboard.

3:50 pm: Sweep wire and lizard parted, one shackle and lizard lost overboard.

5:50 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.


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13 May 1917

Log incorrectly dated as 12 May.

Owers Patrol and sweeping

Lat 50.6, Long -0.7

Unable to resume sweeping operations owing to dense fog.

6:00 pm: Fog cleared off. Hove up anchor and proceeded towards Owers Lt. Vl. to resume patrol duties. Armed Trawler OXWICH CASTLE working in company.


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14 May 1917

Owers Area Sweeping and at St Helens

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

Carrying out usual patrol duties in company with Armed Trawler OXWICH CASTLE, south of Owers Lt. Vl.

6:00 am: Proceeded to pass sweep wire, while paying out wire fouled on winch and carried away kite wire, kite shearing under propeller was damaged.

10:50 am: Closed APLEY and obtained permission to proceed to St. Helens to exchange Commanding Officers.

3:00 pm: Received notice that Lieut. Smith was on board Examination vessel. Hove anchor and proceeded to GUNDREDA.

5:00 pm: Lieut. Smith boarded and took over command. Remained at anchor throughout night.


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15 May 1917

Sweeping Owers area and patrolling

Lat 50.56, Long -0.6

5:30 am: Passed sweep and resumed sweeping Owers area. s/c SE1/2S.

9:30 am: Rejoined APLEY and carried out sweeping operation in company.

12:00 pm: Sweeping in company with OXWICH CASTLE, APLEY and ECCLESHILL.

3:00 pm: APLEY and ECCLESHILL left to sweep approaches.

7:55 pm: Slipped sweep and proceeded to patrol 2’ south of Owers.


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16 May 1917

On Owers Patrol and sweeping local channels

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

8:45 am: Slipped sweep off Dean Lt. Vl. and proceeded towards Examination Steamer for Confidential documents.

3:30 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded with APLEY, OXWICH CASTLE and ECCLESHILL to sweep local channels.

7:45 pm: Off Dean Lt. Vl. Slipped sweep and proceeded to St. Helens.


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17 May 1917

At St. Helens and sweeping local channels

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

5:15 am: Hove up anchor and proceeded with OXWICH CASTLE to resume sweeping operations.

10:50 am: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.

2:45 pm: Hove up anchor and proceeded to resume sweeping.

6:20 pm: Sweep fouled bottom and parted. Proceeded towards St. Helens.


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18 May 1917

Sweeping Local Channels

Lat 50.67, Long -0.92

Position referenced to Nab Light Vessel at noon.

4:15 am: Hove up anchor and proceeded to Dean Lt. Vl.

5:00 am: Passed sweep and resumed sweeping War Channel.

7:30 am: Nab Lt. Vl. abeam.

11:45 am: Sweep fouled bottom off wreck and in clearing parted. Hove in anchor and proceeded to APLEY to take up station.

1:15 am: Joined APLEY, passed sweep and resumed sweeping in C formation to port.

9:15 pm: Arrived off St. Helens Fort.


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19 May 1917

Sweeping Nab area

Lat 50.67, Long -0.92

5:30 am: Passed sweep and commenced sweep of War Channel.

2:30 pm: Received orders from C.O.M.S. to rejoin APLEY.

3:00 pm: Arrived off Sandown Bay and received orders through APLEY.

8:40 pm: Slipped and proceeded towards St. Helens.


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20 May 1917

Sweeping Nab Area

Lat 50.67, Long -0.92

4:40 am: Hove up anchor and proceeded.

5:00 am: Dense fog [anchored].

7:00 am: Hove up anchor and proceeded.

9:30 am: Passed sweep and resumed sweeping.

12:00 pm: Sweep fouled and parted.

4:45 pm: Arrived off St. Helens.


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21 May to 24 July 1917 not included



LOGS FOR JULY 1917



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[ED. NOTE: "S" of HMS STRUCK OUT AND REPLACED WITH A "T"]

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26 July 1917

Portsmouth Wharf

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

Crew employed cleaning ship after coaling and getting stores aboard and landing empties.


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27 July 1917

Portsmouth Wharf

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

Crew employed getting stores, doing physical exercise on wharf. Signalman employed on wharf signalling. Shore staff putting hydro phone aboard, also D Depth Charge.


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28 July 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

Moderate winds, fine and clear weather. Crew variously employed getting stores aboard and cleaning ship.


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29 July 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

Crew mustered for inspection at 9:30 am.


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30 July 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

Crew employed cleaning ship, etc. Shore hands fitting depth charge.


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31 July 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

Fresh winds and heavy rain.



LOGS FOR AUGUST 1917


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1 August 1917

At Sea and Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

5:50 am: Left wharf for sea.

9:30 am: Received W/S return to railway wharf.

1:30 pm: Arrived Railway Jetty.

2:45 pm: Left for convoy at St. Helens Rd.

3:00 pm: C.E.O. reports not required for escort and to proceed on patrol.

9:00 pm: Off Owers L.V.


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2 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.52, Long -1.3

Position referenced to St Catherine’s Lighthouse at noon.

7:30 am: Off Owers L.V.

12:00 pm: St. Catherines L.H. ROSE in company.

3:45 pm: CLEOPATRA III steamed alongside with orders for SAPPER to take charge. H.M.T.s PUFFIN and ROSE to sweep on a E1/2S course from Owers L.V. Owing to engine defect ROSE was unable to sweep today.


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3 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.52, Long -1.3

Position referenced to St Catherine’s Lighthouse at noon.

6:00 am: CLEOPATRA detailed to escort oiler west. PUFFIN and ROSE commenced sweeping east of Owers.

8:30 pm: Anchored St. Helens Rd. for escort duty at 4 am. T.H.S. WARDEN to Owers and back.


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4 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.56, Long -0.6

4:50 am: Left St. Helens Rd. T.H.S. WARDEN in company.

9:00 am: WARDEN left steaming north to shallow water.

9:30 am: Detailed PUFFIN and ROSE to escort INVERSNAID to Havre.

12:00 pm: On patrol.

5:00 pm: Dunnose Hd. ab. 4 miles.


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5 August 1917

At Sea and St. Helens

Lat 50.7, Long -1.09

4:25 am: Ventnor ab.

9:00 am: s/c for St. Helens Rd. with H.M.T. PUFFIN.

11:45 am: Anchored alongside Examination Yacht.

2:15 pm: Weighed anchor.

2:30 pm: Princessa Buoy abm. Bge INVERSNAID in convoy.

4:50 pm: Vessel entered the boom defence at Havre.


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6 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.58, Long -1.16

Referenced to Dunnose Head at 2.45pm.

4:50 am: Escort finished. s/c for St. Catherines L.H.

2:45 pm: Dunnose Hd.

8:30 pm: Thick fog. Searched for S.S. RAFIRIUS who was in collision with TREVESSA but could not locate her.


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7 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.55, Long -1.3

Referenced to St Catherine’s at 5.50pm.

10:00 am: Met HENE CASTLE and ROSE. PUFFIN lost in the fog during night. s/c for Ventnor and offered assistance to P. boat who had grounded there.

5:50 pm: St. Catherines ab. 5 miles.


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8 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.7, Long 0.4

Position referenced to Royal Sovereign Light at 3.15pm.

7:15 am: s/c for Dunnose Hd.

8:00 am: Arrived there and sent ROSE IV in for provisions.

8:40 am: Took over IRISH MONARCH who had lost escort during fog and proceeded towards Beachy Hd.

3:00 pm: Handed over S.S. IRISH MONARCH to H.M.T. POINTER 1196.

3:15 pm: ROYAL SOVEREIGN ab., 1 mile.

7:15 pm: Off Owers L.V. Boarded CLEOPATRA for stores and letters.


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9 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.6, Long -1.1

Position approximate.

7:00 am: Signalled Culver Cliff Station.

11:45 am: Passed wire and commenced sweeping with Rose IV.

7-10:00 pm: St. Catherines.

12:00 am: Owers L. Vessel.

8:30 am: Connected wire and commenced sweeping E1/2S from Owers N 1 mile.


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10 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.55, Long -1.3

Position for St Catherine’s at 7pm.

8:30 am: Commenced sweeping.

7:00 pm: St. Catherines ab.


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11 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.7, Long -0.78

Position referenced to Owers LV at 11.45am.

7:10 am: St. Catherines.

11:45 am: Commenced sweeping day route from Owers L.

4:00 pm: 6 miles south of Owers L. Vessel slipped sweeping wire and continued patrol.

9:10 pm: St. Catherines ab.


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12 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.55, Long -1.3

Position referenced to St Catherine’s at 9.35am.

9:35 am: St. Catherines ab.

Weather not suitable for sweeping.

1:45 pm: Commenced sweep.

5:45 pm: Sweeping day and night route finished.


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13 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.65, Long -1.07

Position based on bearing to Culver Cliff at 7am.

7:am: Culver Cliff.

10:00 am: Commenced sweeping.

12:30 pm: Sweep caught some submerged object parting wire and putting H.M.T. PUFFIN out of action with steam winch.

10:55 pm: Owers ab.


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14 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.7, Long -0.78

Position referenced to Owers LV at 10.00am.

5:05 am: ab. Owers.

10:00 am: Commenced sweeping day route from Owers to 0.30W.

12:00 pm: Completed sweeping.

4:30 pm: Owers Lt. ship.


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15 August 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

8:00 am: Passed Examination Vessel

10:00 am: Moored alongside N.W. Wall.

6:00 pm: Went on leave for 5 days. Crew employed cleaning ship.


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16 August 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

4:45 pm: Diver employed cleaning wire from propeller.

7:30 pm: Completed. Half crew ashore on night leave.


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17 August 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

9:30 am: Shifted ship to No. 1 Basin.

10:18 am: Moored alongside and ordered to blow boilers down.

4:30 pm: Half of crew on shore for night.


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18 August 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

Crew employed cleaning ship and occupied in assisting shore workmen fitting out new gear.

4:30 pm: Half of crew on shore for night.


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19 August 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

Employed cleaning ship. Half of crew allowed on shore at 1:30 pm.


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20 August 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

Crew employed drawing stores and getting them aboard the ship. Engine hands employed fitting boiler.

4:30 pm: Half of crew allowed on shore on night leave.


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21 August 1917

Portsmouth

Lat 50.81, Long -1.11

1:00 pm: Left No. 1 Basin and proceeded to No. 1 Hulk for coal.

6:00 pm: Crew getting sweeping wire aboard and putting old one ashore.


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22 August 1917

At Sea, off ST Catherine’s

Lat 50.55, Long -1.3

11:00 am: Completed [adjusting compasses] and proceeded to sea on the St. Catherine Patrol.

11:10 pm: Culver Cliff. a/c W by N1/2N in company with Yacht and 3 trawlers of Division.


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23 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.55, Long -1.3

7:45 am: a/c for St. Catherines to pick up C.M.B. 16.

9:10 am: Received W.T. to resume patrol.

12:00 pm: Off St. Catherines.

7:40 pm: Culver Cliff. a/c W by N.


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24 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.57, Long -1.13

8:00 am: Culver Cliff. a/c WSW.

12:00 pm: Ventnor ab. 4’. Strong gale, heavy seas.

6:00 pm: Anchored in Sandown Bay. Strong WSW gale with high seas and dirty weather.


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25 August 1917

At Sea on Patrol

Lat 50.55, Long -1.3

5:30 am: Weighed anchor and proceeded to sea.

9:10 am: Searched for mine 4’ SbyW of Needles.

11:15 am: Left to proceed on patrol.

4:00 pm: Culver Cliff.


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26 August 1917

At Sea on patrol

Lat 50.6, Long -1.6

Position referenced to Needles.

4:45 am: Off Needles. a/c E1/2S.

11:15 am: Culver Cliff (ab). a/c W by N. Weather dirty and wind increasing.

12:00 pm: Detailed ECCLESHILL for escort oiler OSCEOLA St. Helens to Rendezvous 10.

7:00 pm: St. Catherines ab.


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27 August 1917:

At Sea on Patrol

Lat 50.55, Long -1.3

6:20 am: a/c West and looked for floating mine, but if report correct the mine would be ashore off St. Catherines before midnight.

9:30 am: Needles ab. a/c ESE.

4:30 pm: St. Catherines ab.


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28 August 1917

Sandown Bay

Lat 50.66, Long -1.13

6:00 am: Anchored in 6 fathoms off Sandown Pier. Strong gale, high seas and dirty, rainy weather.

PUFFIN dragged her anchor and proceeded to St. Helens Bay at 11:30 am.


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29 August 1917

At Sea on Patrol

Lat 50.58, Long -1.18

4:30 am: Weighed anchor and proceeded on patrol.

10:45 am: Anchored at St. Helens Rd.

11:45 am: Left St. Helens for sea.

12:50 pm: Off Ventnor.

11:00 pm: Anchored at St. Helens Rd. For escort BUCCANEER to Rendezvous 10.


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30 August 1917

At Sea

Lat 50.6, Long -1.6

12:55 am: Left Bembridge Buoy (ab).

10:20 am: ROSE carried on with convoy. Trawler TORRONTO in company.

4:00 pm: Crew at gun drill and exercising with Depth Charges.


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31 August 1917

At Sea on Patrol

Lat 50.55, Long -1.3

1:45 am: St. Catherines ab.

4:20 am: Nab ship ab.

4:50 pm: Culver Cliff ab. a/c W by N.



LOGS FOR SEPTEMBER 1917


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[Letter from Flag Captain’s Office, Portsmouth Dockyard, 9th September 1917].

Examination of log book, Month of August, H.M.T. SAPPER

Commanding Officer, Lieutenant H. Jones, R.N.R. appointed 23rd July

Attention is called to the following---

At Sea, Ship’s position at 8 am, noon, and 8 pm is to be logged daily.

Good anchor bearings are always to be taken and logged.

Direction and force of the wind, and general weather conditions to be entered every watch.

In harbour, log is to be written up with the same care and regard to detail as at sea. Drill, work performed, precautions taken for the safety of the ship, and leave granted to the ship’s company requires recording.

At sea 24 days. In harbour 7 days.

Flag Captain (signature illegible.)

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[The above two scans are the back of the previous two scans of the report.]


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1 September 1917

At Sea on Patrol

Lat 50.6, Long -1.6

5:00 am: Culver Cliff abeam.

1:00 pm: Needles (ab).

12:00 am: St. Catherines (ab).


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2 September 1917

At Sea on Patrol

Lat 50.6, Long -1.6

5:35 am: St. Catherines,

1:20 pm: Needles ab. a/c E by S.

6:00 pm: Culver Cliff abeam. a/c West.


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3 September 1917

St. Helens and at Sea

Lat 50.55, Long -1.3

5:30 am: H.M.T. POINTER DOVER signalled for a relief to escort oiler VOLUTE west. Took him over and detailed ECCLESHILL and ROSE for escort. When off Ventnor D. 84 ordered oiler back to St. Helens.

11:00 am: Anchored St. Helens Rd. For orders.

11:10 am: Proceeded on Patrol.

7:15 pm: Needles (ab). a/c E by S.


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4 September 1917

On patrol

Lat 50.55, Long -1.3

7:50 am: ECCLESHILL took over from Sweeper off Ventnor S.S CLERMISTON and proceeded towards Rendezvous 10.

8:30 am: Floating mine sunk by Sweeper 1 mile SE by E off St. Catherines.


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5 September 1917

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