Monthly Archives: July 1914

July 31st 1914

“Arrived Sheerness at 8-15 a.m. Coaled ship and making preparations for war. Wooden and other gear sent ashore.”

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July 30th 1914

“Left Plymouth at 8-30 a.m. for destination unknown then. Great tension exists between the powers concerned in this European Crisis”

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Movements of HMS Roxburgh

“From 29th July 1914 To 28th January 1915 Movements from the latter date are recorded in the diary. A diary from the former date was not kept, unfortunately.”

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