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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1485 on: November 23, 2017, 07:59:45 am »
23 November 1917

HMS Avoca, Antofagasta, 2am: Concert party & officers returned
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Avoca.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1486 on: November 24, 2017, 07:28:16 am »
24 November 1917

HMS Alsatian, Scapa Flow, 4.18pm: Found here HMS Queen Elizabeth flying flag of Admiral Sir David Beatty & number of vessels of Grand Fleet
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Alsatian.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1487 on: November 25, 2017, 08:17:03 am »
25 November 1917

HMS Endymion, Stavros, 12.30pm: Opened fire on hostile plane; 10pm: Gun flashes & reports ENE
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Endymion.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1488 on: November 26, 2017, 09:11:52 am »
26 November 1917

HMS Lord Minto, am: Gambri reported mine N of light vessel; 9am: Floating British mine (old & rusted condition) sunk close to Varne Light Vessel
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-31-HMS_Lord_Minto.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1489 on: November 27, 2017, 07:42:59 am »
27 November 1917

HMS Artois, NW of Ireland, 9.30am: Found 6ft water in No 1 hold; 10pm: Water found to be gaining on pumps in No 1 hold
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Artois.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1490 on: November 28, 2017, 07:41:39 am »
28 November 1917

HMS King Alfred, Sierra Leone, pm: Bullion received: 613 gold from South Africa, 49 gold and 35 silver from West Africa
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_King_Alfred.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1491 on: November 29, 2017, 07:53:31 am »
29 November 1917

HMS Carrigan Head, near Start Point, Devon, 11.20am: Enemy submarine fired torpedo which passed astern
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-09-HMS_Carrigan_Head.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1492 on: November 30, 2017, 07:49:13 am »
30 November 1917

HMS Coronado, North Atlantic, 4am: Strong wind, frequent furious squalls with rain & hail, overcast, high head seas, ship pitching heavily, shipping much water forward [wind force 7, sea state 7]
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-09-HMS_Coronado.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1493 on: December 01, 2017, 07:33:46 am »
1 December 1917

HMAS Una, Rabaul, 10.10am: Returning officer on board; ship's company voting
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-18-HMAS_Una.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1494 on: December 02, 2017, 09:01:12 am »
2 December 1917

HMS Attentive, London, 9pm: One 5" hemp hawser (113 fathoms) stolen from ship during this night
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-06-HMS_Attentive.htm

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« Reply #1495 on: December 03, 2017, 09:51:52 am »
3 December 1917

HMS Marmora, Plymouth to Dakar, 10.15am: Proceeded at full speed, TBDs Laurel & Sandfly escorting; 11.25am: Commenced zigzag, naval airship in company http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Marmora2.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1496 on: December 04, 2017, 07:53:01 am »
4 December 1917

HMS Euryalus, Hong Kong, 8.30am: Discharged Commander RH Hilliard RN, other 7 officers & 104 ratings to HMS Cadmus [ship paid off December 20]
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Euryalus.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1497 on: December 05, 2017, 07:53:14 am »
5 December 1917

HMS Orcoma, Liverpool, 7am: Ship thoroughly searched for concealed explosives
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Orcoma.htm

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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1498 on: December 06, 2017, 07:53:57 am »
6 December 1917
Halifax NS Explosion
http://newsinteractives.cbc.ca/halifaxexplosion/

HMS Highflyer, 8.45am: Collision between Imo & Mont Blanc; 8.55am: Cmdr Triggs & Lt Ruffles proceeded in whaler to investigate; 9.08am: Mont Blanc exploded; damage to Highflyer & most of its boats [9 fatalities]
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Highflyer.htm

HMS Changuinola, 8.50am: Explosion in docks followed by fires; 9.15am: Cutters away with officers & men to help ashore; 5.40pm: Gig sent to USS Old Colony with stores for survivors
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08-HMS_Changuinola.htm

HMS Knight Templar, 9.15 am: Heavy explosion in harbour causing ship to shear about badly, eventually pulled posts out of wharf; 10am: Landed party ashore to render assistance
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-09-HMS_Knight_Templar.htm
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Re: World War I centenary update
« Reply #1499 on: December 07, 2017, 07:35:17 am »
7 December 1917

HMS Highflyer, Halifax, am: Cleaning up debris & making temporary repairs; pm: Snow blizzard
http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Highflyer.htm