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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1215 on: March 17, 2017, 07:49:53 am »
17 March 1917

HMS Trent, Beira to Dar es Salaam, pm: Native recruit reported suffering from small pox, case isolated & disinfecting precautions taken http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-09-HMS_Trent.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1216 on: March 18, 2017, 08:15:26 am »
18 March 1917

HMS Motagua, Busta Voe, am: Diving party surveying underwater damage to hull [struck mine 16 March] http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Motagua.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1217 on: March 18, 2017, 10:44:27 pm »
the mine was laid by the U80 form u-boat.net

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1218 on: March 19, 2017, 08:28:26 am »
19 March 1917

HMS Orcoma, W of Canary Islands, 5pm: 4 x 6" BL charges thrown overboard, wet, damaged case http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Orcoma.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1219 on: March 20, 2017, 07:41:47 am »
20 March 1917

HMS Sapper, Caen Roads to St Helen's, Isle of Wight, 11am: Heavy snow squall http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-31-HMS_Sapper.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1220 on: March 21, 2017, 08:11:16 am »
21 March 1917

HMS Trent, Dar es Salaam: Senior Medical Officer inspected suspected smallpox case & granted pratique http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-09-HMS_Trent.htm



Remembering on this day, four armed guards from HMS Ebro, killed in the sinking off Fair Isle of Norwegian barque, Najade.
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Ebro.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1221 on: March 22, 2017, 07:24:05 am »
22 March 1917

HMS Motagua, Busta Voe, 3am: Work on bulkheads & ballast continued throughout [struck mine 16 Mar] http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Motagua.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1222 on: March 23, 2017, 08:34:18 am »
23 March 1917

HMS Patia, River Clyde, 9.20pm: Steward fell overboard between ship & dock wall; conveyed to sick bay http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Patia.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1223 on: March 24, 2017, 07:59:43 am »
24 March 1917

HMS Northbrook (RIM), Rabigh, 3pm: Hands employed rigging 2 lifeboats as platform for horses http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-75-RIMS_Northbrook.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1224 on: March 25, 2017, 08:03:08 am »
25 March 1917

HMS Lord Minto, Beachy Head
3pm: Barle and Loroone swept up a moored mine 2 miles S from Beachy Head;
fired 5 rounds out of 12-pounder at mine & sank it
Steamed to Royal Sovereign Light Vessel & connected up with War Wing
Swept up 3 moored mines; fired 9 rounds at them, sank 2; Barle sank the other
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-31-HMS_Lord_Minto.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1225 on: March 26, 2017, 08:39:37 am »
26 March 1917

HMS Odin, Aden patrol
10.30am: Proceeded round Aden peninsula in search of escaped German prisoners
12.45pm: Stopped. Picked up two Germans: one Petty Officer, one Leading Seaman, in small white dinghy
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-18-HMS_Odin.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1226 on: March 27, 2017, 09:32:15 am »
27 March 1917

HMS Liverpool, Brindisi to Port Said, 1.05pm: Proceeded with escorting destroyers Schiaffino & Animoso http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-06

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1227 on: March 28, 2017, 09:00:50 am »
28 March 1917

HMS Iphigenia, Norwegian Sea, 6.45am: Passed submerged derelict, 2 masts showing, 70 50N 12 42E http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Iphigenia.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1228 on: March 29, 2017, 08:33:13 am »
29 March 1917

HMS Himalaya, Beira, 11am: [Embarked] 633 troops, 44 officers & 11 civilians http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Himalaya.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1229 on: March 30, 2017, 08:50:35 am »
30 March 1917

HMS Sapper, English Channel
12.30am: Observed three rounds fired from steamship.
Approached distressed vessel and found her to be collier Somme of 2nd group.
She had been attacked & was sinking & had lost all her boats.
Lowered boat & rescued master & 15 of crew, five missing.
Searched vicinity without success.
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-31-HMS_Sapper.htm