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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1230 on: March 31, 2017, 08:54:44 am »
31 March 1917

HMS Avoca, Prince Rupert, 5.40pm: Telephone installed in ship http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Avoca.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1231 on: April 01, 2017, 08:21:36 am »
1 April 1917

HMS Gloucestershire, Icelandic waters
The BANNS OF MARRIAGE were published for the third time at Morning Service
today the 1st of April 1917, between Alfred William Bartlett, Batchelor [sic],
of HMS Gloucestershire and Florence May Clarey, Spinster, of the Parish of
St. John's Woolwich.
NS Stanley, Acting Captain
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Gloucestershire.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1232 on: April 02, 2017, 09:35:10 am »
2 April 1917

HMS Northbrook (RIM), off Aden, 12.30pm: Observed ship standing into danger; hoisted signal & fired guns http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-75-RIMS_Northbrook.htm

Meanwhile, in Burmuda ...
HMS Roxburgh, 7.15pm: Small fire due to cinema film catching fire extinguished by watch, slight damage to ship property http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Roxburgh.htm

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« Reply #1233 on: April 03, 2017, 07:59:09 am »
3 April 1917

HMS Gloucestershire, 8.45am: Abandoned ice investigation [E of North Cape, Iceland] owing to snow http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Gloucestershire.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1234 on: April 04, 2017, 08:42:45 am »
4 April 1917

HMS Lama, Jeddah, noon: Discharged Arab passengers, Indian troops & specie to shore http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-09-HMS_Lama.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1235 on: April 05, 2017, 08:18:31 am »
5 April 1917

HMS Virginian, Liverpool, 8.30pm: Steward Lyode apprehended for smuggling http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Virginian.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1236 on: April 06, 2017, 07:46:59 am »
6 April 1917

HMS Exmouth, Mumbai to Colombo, 8pm: Man overboard. Stopped engines; man saved http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-01-HMS_Exmouth.htm
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« Reply #1237 on: April 07, 2017, 07:51:58 am »
7 April 1917

HMS Ebro, NW Iceland, 1.20pm: Securing ammunition etc; wind & sea rising rapidly [later sea state 9, wind force 10] http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Ebro.htm

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« Reply #1238 on: April 08, 2017, 08:27:30 am »
8 April 1917

HMS Gloucestershire, S of Iceland, 1pm: Fall of thick black snow apparently due to volcanic dust http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Gloucestershire.htm

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« Reply #1239 on: April 09, 2017, 09:39:08 am »
9 April 1917

HMS Odin, Aden, 3.15pm: Envoy of Sharif of Mecca came on board with retinue for passage to Perim http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-18-HMS_Odin.htm

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« Reply #1240 on: April 10, 2017, 07:56:14 am »
10 April 1917

HMS Avoca, Prince Rupert to Esquimalt, 1am: Frequent rain & hail squalls of hurricane force http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Avoca.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1241 on: April 11, 2017, 08:16:38 am »
11 April 1917

HMS Calgarian, Liverpool, 10am: 15 casks of rum placed in spirit room & key returned http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Calgarian.htm

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« Reply #1242 on: April 12, 2017, 08:05:31 am »
12 April 1917

HMS Antrim, Halifax to Liverpool, 1.15am: SS Carpathia collided with & sank schooner Doris V Myra [crew rescued] http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Antrim.htm

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« Reply #1243 on: April 13, 2017, 08:01:40 am »
13 April 1917

HMS Clio, Aden, 11.50am: Sent 19 shipwrecked Somalis to shore http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-18-HMS_Clio.htm

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« Reply #1244 on: April 14, 2017, 07:59:32 am »
14 April 1917

HMS Lord Minto, English Channel: 50 42N, 0 28E, swept up moored enemy mine; sank by gunfire http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-31-HMS_Lord_Minto.htm