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Maikel

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #750 on: November 09, 2016, 08:58:13 am »
Russian friendliness, after arriving there the day before. :)

At anchor off Vladivostock, Siberia.

24-08-1902 - Meridian to 4 P.M.:
Flag-Lieutenant to Vice Admiral Skrydloff called to extend invation on behalf of the Admiral to circus in Vladivostock on the 24th instant.

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25-08-1902 - Meridian to 4 P.M.:
Com'd'g Officer left ship at 2.10 with part of crew to visit Russian circus.

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol026of040/vol026of040_076_1.jpg

On the same page, evidence of a naughty doctor, too. :)

6 to 8 P.M.:
By order of Com'd'g Officer Passed Assistant Surgeon J.A. Guthrie, U.S. Navy, placed under arrest for five days for being absent from ship without leave after his leave had expired.


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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #752 on: November 19, 2016, 02:46:52 pm »
01-10-1902 - At anchor off Woosung, China.

4 to 8 P.M.:
R. Parsons (Sea) accidentally shot in right arm during practice with Morris Tube.

[A Morris Tube is a calibre adapter used for training.]

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Was the culprit punished at the mast the next day at 9 A.M.?

Quick Jos. (Cox) Extreme carelessness shooting at gun, Reduced to 3th class.

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #753 on: November 19, 2016, 03:35:55 pm »
And the rest!  Read both pages - what a bunch of trouble makers! If the crew behaved there would be a lot less ink on those pages  :o

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #754 on: November 23, 2016, 03:01:13 pm »
Are you well seated?
It might hurt when reading the following. ;) :P

16-10-1902 - At anchor off Chefoo, China.

8 A.M. to Meridian:
O. Missel (Sea) was severely bruised on buttock by falling from boom when getting into whaleboat.

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #755 on: November 23, 2016, 03:48:36 pm »
Ow,ow,ow,ow.  :'(

I hope they gave him a flat bed to sleep on until he recovered. Face down in a hammock wouldn't be any joy.

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #756 on: December 12, 2016, 08:40:27 am »
20-12-1902 - At anchor off Cavite, Philippines.

4 to 8 A.M.:
Made colors at 6:16 following motion of Flagship, then lowered to half mast as mark of respect in memory of Rear Admirals Selfridge, and Jouett.

8 A.M. to Meridian:
At noon the U.S.F.S. Kentucky and the U.S.F.S. Rainbow fired a salute of 13 minute guns.

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Wikipedia:
Thomas Oliver Selfridge
James Edward Jouett

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #757 on: December 13, 2016, 03:00:11 pm »
Merry Chrismas. ;)

25-12-1902 - At anchor off Manila, Philippines.

8 A.M. to Meridian:
By order of the Commanding Officer Lieut. W.H. Allderdice, USN, and P.A. Surgeon J.A. Guthrie were placed under suspension for one day, for being late, fifteen minutes, for quarters after being sent for.

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #758 on: December 13, 2016, 03:07:10 pm »
 ;D

Aside from the irony of the timing, I think that that is the first time I have seen officers punished (more or less) like ordinary sailors.

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #759 on: December 13, 2016, 03:17:55 pm »
Well, in that case, a few days earlier... ;)

23-12-1902 - At anchor off Cavite, Philippines.

4 to 8 P.M.:
Midshipman G.P. Nightingale was placed under suspension for three (3) days, for failing to notice signals after being specially instructed to look out for them, by order of the Commanding Officer.

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #760 on: December 13, 2016, 03:22:05 pm »
 ;D

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #761 on: December 16, 2016, 02:56:46 pm »
Supplies running scarce in the Philippines?

04-01-1903 - At anchor off Olongapo, Philippines.

4 to 8 P.M.:
By approved survey received on board, this date, the Commander-in-Chief authorizes the using of existing stock of obsolete articles of outer clothing now on board in Pay Dept. By order of the Commanding Officer these articles will be accepted as "uniform".

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #763 on: December 16, 2016, 03:30:52 pm »
Supplies running scarce in the Philippines?

04-01-1903 - At anchor off Olongapo, Philippines.

4 to 8 P.M.:
By approved survey received on board, this date, the Commander-in-Chief authorizes the using of existing stock of obsolete articles of outer clothing now on board in Pay Dept. By order of the Commanding Officer these articles will be accepted as "uniform".

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol026of040/vol026of040_230_1.jpg

Very sensible!

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Re: Yorktown -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #764 on: December 17, 2016, 07:27:54 am »
Supplies running scarce in the Philippines?

04-01-1903 - At anchor off Olongapo, Philippines.

4 to 8 P.M.:
By approved survey received on board, this date, the Commander-in-Chief authorizes the using of existing stock of obsolete articles of outer clothing now on board in Pay Dept. By order of the Commanding Officer these articles will be accepted as "uniform".

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol026of040/vol026of040_230_1.jpg

They are still wanting to wear their christmas jumpers!