Monthly Archives: October 1915

7th October 1915

At Plymouth. My rest was disturbed at 3-30 a.m. by the men working on the forecastle. The anchor was being weighed and tugs taking us in tow to go up the harbour. At 6-30 a.m. when I turned out it … Continue reading

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6th October 1915

At sea. A glorious day with the water like glass and a fitting day for our return to the old place. At noon we had 172 miles to go and we expected to pass the Eddystone at 9 p.m. We … Continue reading

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5th October 1915

At sea. As we are getting near the submarine area extra speed has been put on today. Subs. have been reported by wireless as having been seen in the Channel. It is said that we shall arrive in Plymouth Sound … Continue reading

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4th October 1915

At sea. The man Sxxxxxxx who I have noted for bad behaviour on past days gave further trouble today. He wouldn’t do as he was told and was in consequence forbidden to leave the Sick Bay. He argued the point … Continue reading

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3rd October 1915

At sea. This is the 3rd Sunday following that we have been at sea. The first one however was the best of the lot for on that day we were booming down the North Sea for Plymouth and it was … Continue reading

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2nd October 1915

At sea. We ran into the tail end of a gale today and for a while it was pretty rough. The gale is blowing across the Atlantic eastwards which is lucky for us and so instead of getting the full … Continue reading

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1st October 1915

At sea. Rumours are prevalent to the effect that we shall come in for some leave on arrival at Plymouth. It is also said that we shall have considerable repairs made. All this seems too good to be true, but … Continue reading

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