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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: Today at 07:50:46 am »
20 October 1917

HMS Attentive, 2.30pm: Stations to monitor bombarding Ostend; HMS Marshal Soult fired 2 rounds
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-06-HMS_Attentive.htm

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Dockside Cafe / Re: Dockside Gallery
« on: October 19, 2017, 07:53:44 am »


 ::) ;D

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: October 19, 2017, 07:19:57 am »
19 October 1917

HMS Orama, approaching Isles of Scilly
  5:55pm: Ship torpedoed in number 3 hold
  6:30pm: Cleared boats and lowered to water edge; number 3 hold up to B deck, number 2 up to G deck
  8.00pm: Hands abandon ship in boats
  9.00pm: Ship sinking by head; number 2 and 3 full and number 1 filling
  9.50pm: Navigator and Captain left ship
  9.55pm: Ship sunk
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Orama.htm


HMS Attentive, Dunkirk, 12.30am: Enemy destroyers attacked town; HMS Terror torpedoed off Malo
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-06-HMS_Attentive.htm

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Dockside Cafe / Re: Chat - 2017
« on: October 18, 2017, 02:28:28 pm »
Here is something ... interesting:
https://www.antipodesmap.com/

Tunneling straight through the centre of the Earth would bring me out (a bit scorched I imagine) in the sea, about 500 km SE of New Zealand.
Wow. ??? :)

Note:
Antipodes Map is based on Google Maps and Bing Maps services and have a standard free usage limits until exceeding ~50,000 map loads per 24 hours.
After exceeding the free usage limits, our Antipodes Map service may not be available.

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: October 18, 2017, 07:38:40 am »
18 October 1917

HMS Highflyer, convoy Canada-UK, 8:45am: SS Madura torpedoed approx 49 36N 6 50W [3 lives lost]
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: October 17, 2017, 07:48:07 am »
17 October 1917

HMS Knight Templar, convoy US-UK, 2pm: Escort arrived; 4 destroyers, 2 sloops, 1 special SV
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: October 16, 2017, 07:51:18 am »
16 October 1917

HMS Jed, Mudros patrol, 9.40am: Sank 2 drifting British mines by rifle fire
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-10-HMS_Jed.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: October 15, 2017, 08:56:50 am »
15 October 1917

HMS Arlanza, US-UK, 4.20pm: Destroyer escort sighted bearing S; 5.50pm: 8 destroyers joined convoy
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Arlanza.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: October 14, 2017, 08:55:11 am »
14 October 1917

HMS Attentive, Dunkirk patrol, 4.30pm: Sighted 7 enemy destroyers; 5pm: HMS Erebus fired at long range
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-06-HMS_Attentive.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: October 13, 2017, 07:55:27 am »
13 October 1917

HMS Saxon, Mumbles Roads, 10pm: Shifted berth to get out of way of torpedoed steamer being towed in
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-31-HMS_Saxon.htm

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Dockside Cafe / Re: Chat - 2017
« on: October 12, 2017, 07:59:49 am »
        . . . .    Happy seventh birthday Old Weather  ;D  Bob, Caro, Joan and Randi  . . . .

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: October 12, 2017, 07:50:08 am »
12 October 1917

HMS Knight Templar, US-UK, noon: Labouring heavily; shipping heavy water fore & aft [wind force 9, sea state 8]
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: October 11, 2017, 08:04:56 am »
11 October 1917

HMS Empress, nr Mersin: Flt Cdr Clemson & 2nd Lt Newton in [seaplane] 8021 failed to return; reason unknown
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-04-HMS_Empress.htm

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: October 10, 2017, 07:49:47 am »
10 October 1917

HMS Endymion, Stavros, 10.30am: Anti-aircraft guns manned; hostile aeroplane overhead
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Endymion.htm

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Andy Hill‏ @theBookPeeper

Ship's cat from HMS Princess Royal 1916


 :)

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