Personal log of the THESEUS, 1914, kept by Chief Gunner Ernest George Courtis.

The log is entitled 'Diary of the War' includes a list of officers on HMS THESEUS, the loss of HMS HAWKE suck by German Submarine U-9 on 15 October 1914 while out of sight of the rest of the Squadron at 10:30, followed by an unsuccessful attack on Theseus by the submarine and notes at the end he will keep a new diary in the CLAN MACNAUGHTON. The book is dedicated to Geoffrey and Gertie his children. Only half the book is used.
Ernest service record are on the national archives refernece: ADM 188/209/147286 and ADM 196/34/462.

Object Details

ID: JOD/309
Type: Manuscript
Display location: Not on display
Date made: 1914-01-01 - ?; 1914-08-01 - 1914-11-24
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 1 volume
Parts: Journals and Diaries (Manuscript)

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