Monthly Archives: November 1914

November 27th-December 15th 1914

“A most welcome rest in harbour. Route marches gave us a chance to have a good walk, which was a treat after so long on board the ship. Coaled.” “(December 13th: B11 exploit in the Dardanelles)”

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November 26th 1914

“Arrived Queensferry 9 a.m. Coaled.”

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November 23rd-25th 1914

“At sea. (My 24th birthday on the latter date).”

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November 22nd 1914

“Left at 5 p.m.”

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November 21st 1914

“At Queensferry.”

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November 20th 1914

“Arrived Queensferry 9 a.m. This is to be our base now. A welcome change from the other places. Food, mails, newspapers are easier to get. Coaled.”

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November 19th 1914

“Left Scapa Flow at 5 a.m.”

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November 11th-18th 1914

“At Scapa Flow. Violent storms visited us here and ships lost their boats. We recovered some of them, including the Devonshire‘s steam pinnace and crew, in exhausted condition.”

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November 10th 1914

“Arrived Scapa Flow at 8-30 a.m.”

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November 5th-9th 1914

“At sea. Had a rough time near the Hebrides. Captured a steamer with contraband. Prize crew took her into Stornoway. Benzine.”

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November 4th 1914

“Left Olna Firth at 7-45 a.m.”

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November 1st-3rd 1914

“At Olna Firth. Yarmouth Raid necessitated a sudden departure on 3rd but we returned to harbour same day.”

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