Journal kept by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas James Modley on HMS ALACRITY, 1901-1904.

Notebook containing a journal kept by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas James Modley, 23 November 1901 to 10 December 1904. It covers his voyage from Portsmouth to China on the cruiser HMS AMPHITRITE (1898) and then service on the despatch vessel HMS ALACRITY (1885), commissioned at Hong Kong on 8 January 1902. The final entry records his departure from Singapore on the armoured cruiser HMS CRESSY (1899). The volume also contains notes on first aid, song lyrics, an extract from the 'Navy League Journal', and a list of passages, ports and distances.

Object Details

ID: JOD/290
Type: Manuscript
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Modley, Thomas James
Date made: 1901 - 1904; 1904-01-01 - ?
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 1 volume
Parts: Journals and Diaries (Manuscript)

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