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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: Today at 08:30:02 am »
17 December 1917

HMS Diana, Colombo: Passage Singapore to Colombo 6 days 0 hours 5 minutes; total distance 1609 miles; average speed 11.16 knots
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Diana.htm

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The Logs and FAQ / Re: New ship histories in our Magazine
« on: December 16, 2017, 12:06:14 pm »
The logs of HMS Moorhen, revised and completed by Paul with the addition of seven Journey Plotter maps, have been published.
Our thanks to editor Robert and editor and mapmaker Paul.

We remember with affection and gratitude the founder naval-history.net, Gordon Smith, who died one year ago today.

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 16, 2017, 08:54:52 am »
16 December 1917

HMS Artois, Belfast, 1.05am: Quartermaster & corporal of the gangway absent from their posts on Captain returning on board
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Artois.htm

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The Science: What You're Doing This For / Re: Royal Navy WWI Photos at NHHC
« on: December 15, 2017, 03:05:04 pm »
Good to see a new name here. Welcome Hibbart.  :)

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Old Weather Magazine / Re: World War I centenary update
« on: December 15, 2017, 07:48:49 am »
15 December 1917

HMS Calgarian, Halifax, 9.30am: 18 men of SS Imo landed; 12.30pm: Search party of 34 men & 2 officers landed; 4pm: Imo survivors left ship
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 14, 2017, 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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