Personal war diary of Nathaniel John Wakeham, item 35

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from Keplolo but nothing happened. At 12 o'clock

submarine reported off Castro making towards

Keplolo gave chase but was recalled. one of

our seaplanes flying from Keplolo to Moudros

had not arrived so searched for him found

him on shores of Lemnos undamaged turned

him over to a TB then returned to patrol. 

Aug 5th   On patrol. 

Aug 6th   Left for Moudros arriving at 1pm. 

An ultimatum was received from Turks to

the effect that if we didn't clear out of

Keplolo they would blow us out. Really

time they caused a panic about something. 

Aug 7th   At Moudros.  

Aug 8th   Left for patrol.

Aug 9th 10th   On patrol.  

Aug 11th   Smoke seen at 5 am up straits and enemy at

firing practice.  Left patrol bringing one

Turkish prisoner  to Moudros arrived 1:30 pm.  

Aug 12th   At Moudros.

Aug 13th   Left for patrol. Hostile aircraft overhead. 

Aug 14th    On patrol enemy again on firing practice.

Aug 15th   Left patrol and arrived Moudros at 1:30pm.

Aug 16th   Taken in hand by Blenheim for small

repairs before going to Malta. Trail lost in

Dora Channel. 

Aug 17th   At Moudros.

Aug 18th   Left Moudros at 7:30am in company

with Agamemnon formed submarine screen. 

Aug 19th   At sea. Plenty of submarines reported.

Aug 20th   Arrived Malta 10am.  

Aug 21st   Gave general leave ship placed in

Dockyard.

Sept 5th   Left Malta with Arcadian with

3,000 troops for Salonika.   

Sept 6th   At sea.  Enemy submarines reported Isle of Zea.

Sept 7th   At sea 3 or 4 more subs reported. 

Sept 8th   Arrived off Salonika 6am left convoy

and proceeded to Moudros arriving at 12:30 pm.

Sept 9th   At Moudros.  

Sept 10th   At Moudros Captain D inspection. 

Sept 11th   Ordered to join 6th D.S.  At 5 pm left

Moudros for "P" sector. (P sector off Staycos Island)

escorting shipping through our sector.  

Sept 12th   At 10am left patrol for Volo to meet

Greek transports transporting troops from Kavolo to

Volo and send them to Salinoka. At 7:30pm was

relieved by HMS Lynn. we returned to patrol. 

Sept 13th, 14th, 15th    On patrol escorting.

Sept 16th   Arrived Salonika at 6:20am.  

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from Keplolo but nothing happened. At 12 o'clock

submarine reported off Castro making towards

Keplolo gave chase but was recalled. one of

our seaplanes flying from Keplolo to Moudros

had not arrived so searched for him found

him on shores of Lemnos undamaged turned

him over to a TB then returned to patrol. 

Aug 5th   On patrol. 

Aug 6th   Left for Moudros arriving at 1pm. 

An ultimatum was received from Turks to

the effect that if we didn't clear out of

Keplolo they would blow us out. Really

time they caused a panic about something. 

Aug 7th   At Moudros.  

Aug 8th   Left for patrol.

Aug 9th 10th   On patrol.  

Aug 11th   Smoke seen at 5 am up straits and enemy at

firing practice.  Left patrol bringing one

Turkish prisoner  to Moudros arrived 1:30 pm.  

Aug 12th   At Moudros.

Aug 13th   Left for patrol. Hostile aircraft overhead. 

Aug 14th    On patrol enemy again on firing practice.

Aug 15th   Left patrol and arrived Moudros at 1:30pm.

Aug 16th   Taken in hand by Blenheim for small

repairs before going to Malta. Trail lost in

Dora Channel. 

Aug 17th   At Moudros.

Aug 18th   Left Moudros at 7:30am in company

with Agamemnon formed submarine screen. 

Aug 19th   At sea. Plenty of submarines reported.

Aug 20th   Arrived Malta 10am.  

Aug 21st   Gave general leave ship placed in

Dockyard.

Sept 5th   Left Malta with Arcadian with

3,000 troops for Salonika.   

Sept 6th   At sea.  Enemy submarines reported Isle of Zea.

Sept 7th   At sea 3 or 4 more subs reported. 

Sept 8th   Arrived off Salonika 6am left convoy

and proceeded to Moudros arriving at 12:30 pm.

Sept 9th   At Moudros.  

Sept 10th   At Moudros Captain D inspection. 

Sept 11th   Ordered to join 6th D.S.  At 5 pm left

Moudros for "P" sector. (P sector off Staycos Island)

escorting shipping through our sector.  

Sept 12th   At 10am left patrol for Volo to meet

Greek transports transporting troops from Kavolo to

Volo and send them to Salinoka. At 7:30pm was

relieved by HMS Lynn. we returned to patrol. 

Sept 13th, 14th, 15th    On patrol escorting.

Sept 16th   Arrived Salonika at 6:20am.  


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  • February 21, 2018 20:19:55 Thomas A. Lingner

    from Keplolo but nothing happened. At 12 o'clock

    submarine reported off Castro making towards

    Keplolo gave chase but was recalled. one of

    our seaplanes flying from Keplolo to Moudros

    had not arrived so searched for him found

    him on shores of Lemnos undamaged turned

    him over to a TB then returned to patrol. 

    Aug 5th   On patrol. 

    Aug 6th   Left for Moudros arriving at 1pm. 

    An ultimatum was received from Turks to

    the effect that if we didn't clear out of

    Keplolo they would blow us out. Really

    time they caused a panic about something. 

    Aug 7th   At Moudros.  

    Aug 8th   Left for patrol.

    Aug 9th 10th   On patrol.  

    Aug 11th   Smoke seen at 5 am up straits and enemy at

    firing practice.  Left patrol bringing one

    Turkish prisoner  to Moudros arrived 1:30 pm.  

    Aug 12th   At Moudros.

    Aug 13th   Left for patrol. Hostile aircraft overhead. 

    Aug 14th    On patrol enemy again on firing practice.

    Aug 15th   Left patrol and arrived Moudros at 1:30pm.

    Aug 16th   Taken in hand by Blenheim for small

    repairs before going to Malta. Trail lost in

    Dora Channel. 

    Aug 17th   At Moudros.

    Aug 18th   Left Moudros at 7:30am in company

    with Agamemnon formed submarine screen. 

    Aug 19th   At sea. Plenty of submarines reported.

    Aug 20th   Arrived Malta 10am.  

    Aug 21st   Gave general leave ship placed in

    Dockyard.

    Sept 5th   Left Malta with Arcadian with

    3,000 troops for Salonika.   

    Sept 6th   At sea.  Enemy submarines reported Isle of Zea.

    Sept 7th   At sea 3 or 4 more subs reported. 

    Sept 8th   Arrived off Salonika 6am left convoy

    and proceeded to Moudros arriving at 12:30 pm.

    Sept 9th   At Moudros.  

    Sept 10th   At Moudros Captain D inspection. 

    Sept 11th   Ordered to join 6th D.S.  At 5 pm left

    Moudros for "P" sector. (P sector off Staycos Island)

    escorting shipping through our sector.  

    Sept 12th   At 10am left patrol for Volo to meet

    Greek transports transporting troops from Kavolo to

    Volo and send them to Salinoka. At 7:30pm was

    relieved by HMS Lynn. we returned to patrol. 

    Sept 13th, 14th, 15th    On patrol escorting.

    Sept 16th   Arrived Salonika at 6:20am.  

  • January 31, 2018 17:25:23 Robert Morgan

    from Keplolo but nothing happened.  At 12o'clock submarine reported off Castro making towards Keplolo gave chase but was recalled. one of our seaplanes flying from Keplolo to Moudros had not arrived so searched for him found him on shores of Lemnos undamaged turned him over to a TB then returned to patrol. 

    Aug 5th   On patrol. 

    Aug 6th   Left for Moudros arriving at 1pm.  An ultimatum was received from Turks to the effect that if we didn't clear out of Keplolo they would blow us out.  Really time they caused a panic about something. 

    Aug 7th   At Moudros.  

    Aug 8th   Left for patrol.

    Aug 9th 10th   On patrol.  

    Aug 11th   Smoke seen at 5am up straits and enemy at firing practice.  Left patrol bringing one Turkish prisoner  to Moudros arrived 1:30pm.  

    Aug 12th   At Moudros.

    Aug 13th   Left for patrol. Hostile aircraft overhead. 

    Aug 14th    On patrol enemy again on firing practice.

    Aug 15th   Left patrol and arrived Moudros at 1:30pm.

    Aug 16th   Taken in hand by Blenheim for small repairs before going to Malta.   Trail lost in Dora Channel. 

    Aug 17th   At Moudros.

    Aug 18th   Left Moudros at 7:30am in company with Agamemnon formed submarine screen. 

    Aug 19th   At sea.  Plenty of submarines reported.

    Aug 20th   Arrived Malta 10am.  

    Aug 21st   Gave general leave ship placed in Dockyard..  

    Sept 5th   Left Malta with Arcadian with 3,000 troops for Salonika.   

    Sept 6th   At sea.  Enemy submarines reported Isle of Zea.

    Sept 7th   At sea 3 or 4 more subs reported. 

    Sept 8th   Arrived off Salonika 6am left convoy and proceeded to Moudros arriving at 12:30pm.

    Sept 9th   At Moudros.  

    Sept 10th   At Moudros CaptainD inspection. 

    Sept 11th   Ordered to join 6th DS.  At 5pm left Moudros for "P" sector. (P sector off Staycos Island) escorting shipping through our sector.  

    Sept 12th   At 10am left patrol for Volo to meet Greek transports transporting troops from Kavolo to Volo and send them to Salinoka.  At 7:30pm was relieved by HMS Lynn. we returned to patrol. 

    Sept 13th, 14th, 15th    On patrol escorting.

    Sept 16th   Arrived Salonika at 6:20am.  


  • January 31, 2018 17:09:20 Robert Morgan

    from Keplolo but nothing happened.  At 12o'clock submarine reported off Castro making towards Keplolo gave chase but was recalled. one of our seaplanes flying from Keplolo to Moudros had not arrived so searched for him found him on shores of Lemnos undamaged turned him over to a TB then returned to patrol. 

    Aug 5th   On patrol. 

    Aug 6th   Left for Moudros arriving at 1pm.  An ultimatum was received from Turks to the effect that if we didn't clear out of Keplolo they would blow us out.  Really time they caused a panic about something. 

    Aug 7th   At Moudros.  

    Aug 8th   Left for patrol.

    Aug 9th 10th   On patrol.  

    Aug 11th   Smoke seen at 5am up straits and enemy at firing practice.  Left patrol bringing one Turkish prisoner  to Moudros arrived 1:30pm.  

    Aug 12th   


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