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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #30 on: August 13, 2014, 07:36:46 am »
August 12 1914

HMS Newcastle, Yap Island, 9.30am: HMS Minotaur shelled and destroyed Yap WT Station http://hwww.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-06-HMS_Newcastle.htm


August 13 1914

HMS Algerine, Teahwhit Head, 10.00am: Hands employed throwing all woodwork overboard and painting ship grey http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-18-HMS_Algerine.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #31 on: August 13, 2014, 08:53:03 am »
13 August 1914 (Thurs) - HMS ALBION, flagship, 8th Battle Squadron, Channel Fleet enters Portland to coal and water. Logbook entry at http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-01-HMS_Albion.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #32 on: August 14, 2014, 08:33:27 am »
August 14 1914

HMS Proserpine, Portland, 5.40am: Ships in harbour 7th Battle Squadron & HMS Sapphire http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Proserpine.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #33 on: August 14, 2014, 01:35:23 pm »
14 August 1914 (Fri) - Dreadnought battleships and battle cruisers of the GRAND FLEET, based at Scapa Flow, carrying out target practice. Noon position of flagship IRON DUKE, 59.11N, 4.27W. Followed next day by sweep in North Sea. For opening moves of Grand Fleet, see Vol 1, Ch II of Official Naval History at http://www.naval-history.net/WW1Book-RN1a.htm#2

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #34 on: August 15, 2014, 07:54:47 am »
August 15 1914

HMS Crescent, North Sea, 6.15am: Sighted Grand Fleet under Sir John Jellicoe http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Crescent.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #35 on: August 15, 2014, 02:18:44 pm »
15 August 1914 (Sat) - GERMAN CRUISERS start to sink Allied merchant ships in Atlantic, starting with SS Hyades by Dresden off Brazil. Listed at http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyBritishBVLSMN1408.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #36 on: August 16, 2014, 04:11:17 pm »
16 August 1914 (Sun) - FRENCH FLEET sinks Austro-Hungarian (NOT Italian - sorry) cruiser ZENTA in S Adriatic. See http://www.naval-history.net/WW1AreaMed1914-18.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #37 on: August 20, 2014, 07:41:13 am »
20 August 1914 (Thurs) - British battleship HMS JUPITER, 7th Battle Squadron, Channel Fleet at Prince of Wales Basin, Devonport. Dockyard artificers making good defects. Log books at http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-01-HMS_Jupiter.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #38 on: August 21, 2014, 08:47:49 am »
21 August 1914 (Fri) - GERMAN CRUISER RAID off English East Coast night of 21st/22nd. Eight British trawlers captured. See  http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyBritishBVLSMN1408.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #39 on: August 22, 2014, 08:32:26 am »
22 August 1914 (Sat) - TRIBUTE to BRITISH SHIPBUILDING and REPAIR INDUSTRIES 1914-18, including Royal Naval Dockyards and Research Establishments. http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyBritish-Shipbuild01.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #40 on: August 23, 2014, 08:27:42 am »
23 August 1914 (Sun) - JAPANESE SIEGE OF TSINGTAU. HMS Kennet in action with German destroyer in Yellow Sea, four killed. Listed in http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyBritishBVLSaRN1408.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #41 on: August 24, 2014, 07:52:18 pm »
24 August 1914 (Mon) - ROYAL NAVY BATTLE HONOURS and SINGLE SHIP ACTIONS, 1914-18. A summary of the next four years at http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyBritish-Royal_Navy_Battle_Honours.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #42 on: August 25, 2014, 09:20:50 am »
25 August 1914 (Tues) - GERMAN MINELAYING RAID on ENGLISH EAST COAST off Tyne and Humber. 16 British trawlers captured. See http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyBritishBVLSMN1408.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #43 on: August 25, 2014, 09:30:56 am »
August 25 1914

HMS Duke of Edinburgh, Al Mukalla, 12.17pm: Lieutenant Dowding and interpreter landed to obtain news http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Duke_of_Edinburgh.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #44 on: August 26, 2014, 09:32:32 am »
26 August 1914

HMS Glory, New York, 1pm: Investigating shipping off Ambrose Light Vessel and Waveside http://hwww.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-01-HMS_Glory.htm