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423108
  • Title
    Bleackley log of H.M.A.S. Australia, 1914-1916 / Hubert Bleackley
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1299
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1914-1916
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    423108
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 volume) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Engineer Lieutenant H. Bleackley, R.N. served on H.M.A.S. Australia in the Pacific and in the North Sea until transferred back to the Royal Navy in Dec. 1916
  • Scope and Content
    Describes patrols in the Pacific Ocean in search of German cruisers Aug.-Nov. 1914, voyage to England around South America Nov. 1914-Jan. 1915, naval exercises and unsuccessful search for German fleet in the North Sea, Feb. 1915-Dec. 1916, collision with the New Zealand and repairs at Devonport.
    Includes list of officers and programme of movements of H.M.A.S. Australia, list of ships in Pacific Ocean Aug. 1914, printed map with Australia's movements marked in ink and copy of a letter from one of the crew of the Scharnhorst published in Kieler Neuste Nachrichten, 10 Jan. 1915, describing German naval movements in the Pacific Aug.-Oct. 1915
  • Source
    Purchased from H. Bleackley, 1919 Part of the European War Collecting Project (also known as the Soldiers' Diaries Collection or War Diaries Collection), established by the Trustees of the Mitchell Library in 1918
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Copyright holder:: State Library of New South Wales<br>
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication<br>
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm located at CY 4954, frames 1 - 85
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1037132
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