Category Archives: Bermuda

2nd May 1917

At Bermuda. Before rising this morning I heard certain “pipes” that left me in no doubt that we were off to sea. I first heard “Picket Boat and Steam Pinnace’s crews get your boats ready for coming in”, then “All … Continue reading

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1st May 1917

Shelley Bay (Bermuda). Munday came on board at 7-15 a.m. having been called at 4 a.m. and told to pack up and go to the Dockyard. The “hands” were called early this morning before daylight. A party of men were … Continue reading

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30th April 1917

At Bermuda. The ship was taken out of the basin at 8 a.m. and is now at anchor in Shelley Bay, a short distance out from the Dockyard. Firing exercises are to be carried out during the week out here. … Continue reading

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29th April 1917

At Bermuda. There was no Church Parade after the Captain’s Rounds today, the Service being held on board. Through having some medicine to dispense at the time I missed the Morning Service, but went to Holy Communion afterwards. The dockyardsmen … Continue reading

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28th April 1917

At Bermuda. This afternoon I went over to the Football ground and saw no less than three matches, but none of our teams took part.

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27th April 1917

At Bermuda. The Canteen Manager, 3 Signalmen and Dr. Blanford left for England via Halifax today. Our mail went by the same vessel. The dockyard people are still at work on putting in a more powerful wireless installation. They are … Continue reading

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26th April 1917

At Bermuda. Three signalmen are leaving by steamer for Halifax tomorrow, so as a mail may go at the same time I have written a letter to you. This evening I had to referee a match between the P. O’s … Continue reading

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25th April 1917

At Bermuda. The refit ends at midnight. This evening I went ashore to play for the “Fore Top” team against the “Marines and Band” in the semi-final of the inter-ship matches. I did not think we would win, but we … Continue reading

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24th April 1917

At Bermuda. F. S. sent for me about 11 a.m. and informed me that I was to take a stoker belonging to the Warrior to the Dental Surgeon at Hamilton. I had to go on board the Warrior to see … Continue reading

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23rd April 1917

At Bermuda. The Bermudian left at 8 p.m. Dr. Blanford was to have gone in her but was too late in arriving at Hamilton. I had to take a patient to Hospital this morning. This was not a very pleasant … Continue reading

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