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873553
  • Title
    Sheehy log of H. M. S. Orama, 1914-1917 / D. A. Sheehy
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 3038
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1914-1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    873553
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    D. A. Sheehy was an Engineer Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Reserve. He served on H.M.S. Orama, which was fitted out as an armed merchantman in 1914. After action in the South Atlantic ocean the Orama came to Sydney, N.S.W. for repairs, 20 Oct. 1915. She was transferred to the South Eastern patrol on 27 Nov. 1915. When conveying Australian troops, she was hit by a German submarine ca. 28 Oct. 1917. Includes two photographs, one of the sinking of the Dresden, 1915
  • Source
    Purchased from D. A. Sheehy, 1920 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
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    Titled by author: A Résumé of the Log of H.M.S. "Orama" 1914-1917
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1060884
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