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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: Today at 07:56:14 am »
14 December 1917

HMS Carnarvon, convoy US-UK, 6am: Convoy in poor station at daylight; guide erratic in course & speed
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Carnarvon.htm

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The Logs and FAQ / Re: New ship histories in our Magazine
« on: December 13, 2017, 08:12:30 pm »
The edited logs of HMS St George, with six Journey Plotter maps, have been published.
Grazie mille to editor and mapmaker, Silvia.  :)

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 13, 2017, 07:48:28 am »
13 December 1917

HMS Carrigan Head, convoy UK-US, am: Ship pitching & rolling & engines racing heavily; violent rain squalls towards noon [wind force 10, sea state 6]
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-09-HMS_Carrigan_Head.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 12, 2017, 07:52:26 am »
12 December 1917

HMS Calgarian, Halifax NS, 9.15am: 7 men crew of SS Imo landed for enquiry; 9.30am: POI & 6 men landed for search party
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Calgarian.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 11, 2017, 07:37:04 am »
11 December 1917

HMS Kinsha, Hankow, 4.30pm: Chinese steam launch Shen-Yu embarked troops & ammunition & proceeded up river; 5pm: Large lighter of killed & wounded passed down river; 5.30pm: Chinese gunboat passed up river
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-11-HMS_Kinsha.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 10, 2017, 09:18:05 am »
10 December 1917

HMS Calgarian, Halifax, 8.15am: No 1 party, Captain, 1 officer and 30 men attended fire on board SS Picton [damaged in explosion on 6 December]
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Calgarian.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 09, 2017, 08:59:33 am »
9 December 1917

HMS Knight Templar, Halifax: Party of crew ashore on relief work; doctor ashore all day attending to wounded
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-09-HMS_Knight_Templar.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 08, 2017, 08:12:01 am »
8 December 1917

HMS Highflyer, Halifax, 2pm: Funeral party landed with bodies (5 in No) & deposited them in temporary mortuary
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Highflyer.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 07, 2017, 07:35:17 am »
7 December 1917

HMS Highflyer, Halifax, am: Cleaning up debris & making temporary repairs; pm: Snow blizzard
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Highflyer.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 06, 2017, 07:53:57 am »
6 December 1917
Halifax NS Explosion
http://newsinteractives.cbc.ca/halifaxexplosion/

HMS Highflyer, 8.45am: Collision between Imo & Mont Blanc; 8.55am: Cmdr Triggs & Lt Ruffles proceeded in whaler to investigate; 9.08am: Mont Blanc exploded; damage to Highflyer & most of its boats [9 fatalities]
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Highflyer.htm

HMS Changuinola, 8.50am: Explosion in docks followed by fires; 9.15am: Cutters away with officers & men to help ashore; 5.40pm: Gig sent to USS Old Colony with stores for survivors
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Changuinola.htm

HMS Knight Templar, 9.15 am: Heavy explosion in harbour causing ship to shear about badly, eventually pulled posts out of wharf; 10am: Landed party ashore to render assistance
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-09-HMS_Knight_Templar.htm

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The Logs and FAQ / Re: New ship histories in our Magazine
« on: December 05, 2017, 12:02:15 pm »
John's edited logs of HMS Theseus have been published, with one Journey Plotter map.
John has added plenty of historical detail. Well done.  :)

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 05, 2017, 07:53:14 am »
5 December 1917

HMS Orcoma, Liverpool, 7am: Ship thoroughly searched for concealed explosives
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Orcoma.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 04, 2017, 07:53:01 am »
4 December 1917

HMS Euryalus, Hong Kong, 8.30am: Discharged Commander RH Hilliard RN, other 7 officers & 104 ratings to HMS Cadmus [ship paid off December 20]
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Euryalus.htm

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The Logs and FAQ / Re: New ship histories in our Magazine
« on: December 03, 2017, 10:04:34 am »
The edited logs of HMS Essex, with three JP maps, have been published.
Many thanks to editor Hansjorg and mapmaker Maikel.  :)

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 03, 2017, 09:51:52 am »
3 December 1917

HMS Marmora, Plymouth to Dakar, 10.15am: Proceeded at full speed, TBDs Laurel & Sandfly escorting; 11.25am: Commenced zigzag, naval airship in company http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Marmora2.htm

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