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World War I centenary update
« on: July 29, 2014, 07:17:02 am »
29 July 1914

HMS CAESAR, serving with Channel Fleet, coaling at No 7 Buoy, Devonport: http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-01-HMS_Caesar.htm
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Re: World War I centenary daily update
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2014, 04:30:20 pm »
ROAD TO WAR, Franco-Prussian War to Sarajevo 1871 to 1914, and the July/August 1914 declarations of war - http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavalStartPolitical.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2014, 06:39:51 pm »
Royal Navy MEDAL INDEX by name. Letters "I"-"L" are now formatted e.g. Admirals Jellicoe and Keyes, Lt-Col Lumsden (RND) VC, CB, DSO**. At http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyBritishLG-Royal_Navy_Medals-Index2.htm

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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2014, 06:43:34 pm »
Note on Expansion and Organisation of the IMPERIAL GERMAN NAVY 1897-1918 - http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyGermanyOrganisation.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2014, 08:11:55 pm »
July 30 1914

HMS Astraea, Mauritius to Zanzibar, 6.30am: Cleared ship for action, hands preparing ship for war. http://hwww.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05Astraea1.htm
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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2014, 09:03:16 am »
July 31 1914

HMS Topaze, Spithead, 2.10pm: Stationed as repeating ship on port beam of V Battle Squadron: http://hwww.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Topaze.htm

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« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2014, 02:33:29 pm »
Royal Navy PREPARATION FOR WAR, 23 July to 4 August 1914, Chapter 1 of Official History by Corbett - http://www.naval-history.net/WW1Book-RN1a.htm#1

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« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2014, 08:32:16 am »
August 1 1914

HMS Crescent, Portsmouth, 3.30pm: Received orders to mobilise http://hwww.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Crescent.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2014, 04:46:49 pm »
RISE OF THE DREADNOUGHT BATTLESHIP 1906-1914, a note, at www.naval-history.net/WW1NavalDreadnoughts.htm. With links to WW1 summaries of the Austro-Hungarian, French, Royal Hellenic, Imperial Japanese, Ottoman, and United States Navies.

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« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2014, 08:49:36 am »
August 2 1914

HMS Duke of Edinburgh, Malta, 2.45pm: Recalled all officers & men from leave http://hwww.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Duke_of_Edinburgh.htm

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« Reply #10 on: August 02, 2014, 07:31:53 pm »
Opening moves in the MEDITERRANEAN, including Hunt for German battlecruiser GOEBEN, vol 1, ch 3 of Naval Operations at http://www.naval-history.net/WW1Book-RN1a.htm#3

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« Reply #11 on: August 03, 2014, 08:24:03 am »
August 3 1914

HM TB36, Queensferry, 9.00am: Hands preparing for war; up ammunition http://hwww.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-10-HM_TB_36.htm

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« Reply #12 on: August 03, 2014, 07:34:45 pm »
HI Caro, Great TB logbook entry - all so real.

3 August 1914 - British tanker SAN WILFRIDO mined and sunk near Cuxhaven;  German cruisers at sea and British merchant ships shortly detained in German waters - http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyBritishBVLSMN1408.htm

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« Reply #13 on: August 04, 2014, 08:54:50 am »
August 4 1914

HMS Lancaster, Bermuda, 1.30pm: Hands employed striking main yards and preparing ship for war http://hwww.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Lancaster.htm

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« Reply #14 on: August 04, 2014, 11:03:57 pm »
August 1914 - Men of the ROYAL NAVY & ROYAL MARINES killed and died during the first month of war, at http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1914-08Aug.htm. RIP