Monthly Archives: April 1915

30th April 1915

At Queensferry. Rather a dull day and quite a contrast to yesterday’s fine weather. I am affected by the weather I think and the non-arrival of an expected letter from you has helped to give me a fit of the … Continue reading

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29th April 1915

At Queensferry. Fine day. Have heard this morning that the Rewa lost her bearings in the fog last night and ran on May Island. I believe there is a sandy bottom thereabouts so one hopes she has not sustained much … Continue reading

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28th April 1915

At Queensferry. A fine day. Another Hospital Ship has arrived today – the P & O boat China. I last saw her at Scapa Flow. As the Rewa is sailing today, no doubt the China has come to take her … Continue reading

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27th April 1915

At Queensferry. A fine day. ┬áMy letter to Judy has not had any luck yet and as no-one is allowed to go to Edinboro’ today I’m afraid it will have to wait a little longer. The Captain is going to … Continue reading

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26th April 1915

At Queensferry. A nice day. I have received – in company with the S.B.S. – a disappointment this morning for no one can go out of Queensferry today, owing to the likelihood of a sudden call to proceed to sea. … Continue reading

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25th April 1915

At Queensferry. Weather very fine today – I always like it to be fine on Sundays, it seems so appropriate to the day and its name. As the S.B.S. is going to Edinboro’ tomorrow I am going to write a … Continue reading

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24th April 1915

At Queensferry. Rather dull weather today. Provisions for three months have been taken in this afternoon. I have written and posted a letter to you. Our divers examined the propeller blades and ship’s bottom to see if any damage had … Continue reading

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23rd April 1915

At sea. Fine day. We made preparations to carry out firing exercises this afternoon but as we were nearing the Scottish coast and there was known to be subs. about, the exercises were cancelled and we are now inward bound … Continue reading

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22nd April 1915

At sea. Just as we were “turning out” this morning a messenger came into the Sick Bay from the “Bridge”. He had been sent down by the Officer of the Watch to inform us that two boats with men in … Continue reading

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21st April 1915

At Queensferry. After several postponements the Regatta has been fixed for today. The weather is fine so we should have some good sport altho’ the continual “putting off” has taken away a good deal of the former interest. But the … Continue reading

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