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Scope and Contents Original wireless signal log of the HMS Cossack (23-24 October) and HMS Crusader for the period 24 Oct 1914 to 2 Nov 1914, describing the naval flank action off the Belgian coast. The HMS Crusader was a destroyer on Dover patrol the first few months of the war and was part of the 6th or Dover Destroyer Flotilla consisting of destroyers, light cruisers, submarines, trawlers, and miscellaneous other auxiliary patrol vessels under the command of Admiral Hood. The 19 days...
Dates: 1914-10-23 - 1914-11-02
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs chronicling the voyages of the Armed Merchant Cruiser H.M.S. Digby while on loan to the British Navy during World War I. More a travelogue than a war journal, the photographs document how the ship sailed from the North Sea to Greece, through the Suez Canal, to Singapore and Hong Kong, British Columbia, down the California and Mexican coasts, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Most of the photos show stunning views from the deck of the ship looking out towards sea, of the...
Dates: 1914 - 1915