Monthly Archives: May 1915

31st May 1915

At Queensferry. Fine weather. It was not bad weather yesterday but the sea was in a bad mood and in consequence I suffered. It was a good job that it was Sunday and not much doing for I didn’t feel … Continue reading

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30th May 1915

At Sea. I am writing these notes on the day after as I was hors de combat for the greater part of the day yesterday thanks to the sea, sea, sea. I am not going to bed today. At 12 … Continue reading

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29th May 1915

At Queensferry. Weather same as that of yesterday, but I suppose we must not expect to be always blessed with fine weather – for what would the farmers do, the poor things. It is quieter in the S. Bay today … Continue reading

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28th May 1915

At Queensferry. A change in the weather has manifested itself – it is dull, rainy and windy. Such weather has a depressing effect on me these days. The old Majestic – “Maj” in naval parley – has been sunk by … Continue reading

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27th May 1915

At Queensferry. Fine weather. Papers inform us today of the torpedoing in the Dardanelles of H. M. S. Triumph – by a submarine. It is good to hear that most of the crew were saved. Received a letter from Mother … Continue reading

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26th May 1915

At Queensferry. Fine weather. Nothing special to note beyond the fact that I acted dentist again today and added another scalp – or rather tooth – to my belt. I have also received a letter from you.

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25th May 1915

At Queensferry. Fine weather again. We have been pretty busy in the Sick Bay today and I have not been able to find time to write a letter to anyone. There are 14 men on the list today and then … Continue reading

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24th May 1915

At Queensferry. Fine weather. Orders have been received in the ship for the discontinuance of diaries by men who have been keeping them. I’m afraid the suppression of diaries will not meet with the desired success. I for one am … Continue reading

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23rd May 1915

At Queensferry. A very fine day indeed. It is Sunday and as there was nothing much doing after the 1 p.m. dressings I took the “People” and myself up on the foc’s’le. It was lovely and warm and so warm … Continue reading

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22nd May 1915

At Queensferry. Fine weather. I am told that a private signal has been received from the Admiralty stating that a German sub. has been run ashore at Aberdeen. It was chased by armed trawlers and ran aground. The crew of … Continue reading

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