Personal war diary of Nathaniel John Wakeham, item 55

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Aug 3rd   Arrived Salonika 9am.  

Aug 4th   Salonika.

Aug 5th   Left at 5:30pm escorting Kashmin.

Aug 6th   At sea.

Aug 7th   Arrived Suda 10am.  Left again at midnight. 

Aug 8th   Arrived off Corinth Canal 1:30pm met Italian transport Citta di Tripoli arrived of Pireous 7:30pm asked permission to enter but told to wait.

Aug 9th   Arrived at Pireous 3am left again at 11am.

Aug 10th   Arrived at Salonika 11:30am. 

Aug 11th   Left at 2pm escorting Volumnia. 

Aug 12th   Arrived Tribuki 8:30am.

Aug 13th   Left Tribuki at 5:30am escorting Volumnia.

Aug 14th   Met Nigella at 9:30am east of Crete exchange convoys with her taking over. SS Ramantazon. 

Aug 15th   At sea.  

Aug 16th   Arrived Salonika 10am. 

Aug 17th   Left at 8am escorting Aragon.

Aug 18th   Arrived Tribuki at 6:30am left again 6:30pm.  

Aug 19th   Arrived Milo 7am left again at midnight. 

Aug 20th   Arrived Suda 8:30am Left again 7:30pm.  

Aug 21st   At sea escorting Huntsgreen.

Aug 22nd   Arrived Alexandria 11:30 am.  Most of our troops leaving Salonika front. 

Aug 23rd   Left at 9am.  

Aug 24th   Arrived Suda 2pm.

Aug 25th   Left at 1pm with Kacapaca.

Aug 26th    Arrived Moudros 3pm. 

Aug 27th to 30th   Boiler cleaning.   

Aug 31st   Left at 7pm for Salonika.  

Sept 1st   Arrived at Salonika 7am.  Half of Salonika burnt down fire was burning for about 3 days estimated cost of damage £3,000,000 thousands homeless. 

Sept 2nd   Left at 3pm escorting Huntsgreen carrying troops speed about 10 knots.  

Sept 3rd 4th 5th   At Sea escorting Huntsgreen plenty of submarines reported along route. 

Sept 6th   Arrived Alexandria 11am. 

Sept 7th 8th   At Alexandria, only time we hear a speech.  

Sept 9th   Left Alexandria 4pm with ---  ----  and Manitou. 

Sept 10th 11th At sea escorting.

Sept 12th   Arrived Salonika 12:45pm.

Sept 13th   Left Salonika 3:30pm with British 




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Aug 3rd   Arrived Salonika 9am.  

Aug 4th   Salonika.

Aug 5th   Left at 5:30pm escorting Kashmin.

Aug 6th   At sea.

Aug 7th   Arrived Suda 10am.  Left again at midnight. 

Aug 8th   Arrived off Corinth Canal 1:30pm met Italian transport Citta di Tripoli arrived of Pireous 7:30pm asked permission to enter but told to wait.

Aug 9th   Arrived at Pireous 3am left again at 11am.

Aug 10th   Arrived at Salonika 11:30am. 

Aug 11th   Left at 2pm escorting Volumnia. 

Aug 12th   Arrived Tribuki 8:30am.

Aug 13th   Left Tribuki at 5:30am escorting Volumnia.

Aug 14th   Met Nigella at 9:30am east of Crete exchange convoys with her taking over. SS Ramantazon. 

Aug 15th   At sea.  

Aug 16th   Arrived Salonika 10am. 

Aug 17th   Left at 8am escorting Aragon.

Aug 18th   Arrived Tribuki at 6:30am left again 6:30pm.  

Aug 19th   Arrived Milo 7am left again at midnight. 

Aug 20th   Arrived Suda 8:30am Left again 7:30pm.  

Aug 21st   At sea escorting Huntsgreen.

Aug 22nd   Arrived Alexandria 11:30 am.  Most of our troops leaving Salonika front. 

Aug 23rd   Left at 9am.  

Aug 24th   Arrived Suda 2pm.

Aug 25th   Left at 1pm with Kacapaca.

Aug 26th    Arrived Moudros 3pm. 

Aug 27th to 30th   Boiler cleaning.   

Aug 31st   Left at 7pm for Salonika.  

Sept 1st   Arrived at Salonika 7am.  Half of Salonika burnt down fire was burning for about 3 days estimated cost of damage £3,000,000 thousands homeless. 

Sept 2nd   Left at 3pm escorting Huntsgreen carrying troops speed about 10 knots.  

Sept 3rd 4th 5th   At Sea escorting Huntsgreen plenty of submarines reported along route. 

Sept 6th   Arrived Alexandria 11am. 

Sept 7th 8th   At Alexandria, only time we hear a speech.  

Sept 9th   Left Alexandria 4pm with ---  ----  and Manitou. 

Sept 10th 11th At sea escorting.

Sept 12th   Arrived Salonika 12:45pm.

Sept 13th   Left Salonika 3:30pm with British 





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  • February 4, 2018 14:04:47 Robert Morgan

    Aug 3rd   Arrived Salonika 9am.  

    Aug 4th   Salonika.

    Aug 5th   Left at 5:30pm escorting Kashmin.

    Aug 6th   At sea.

    Aug 7th   Arrived Suda 10am.  Left again at midnight. 

    Aug 8th   Arrived off Corinth Canal 1:30pm met Italian transport Citta di Tripoli arrived of Pireous 7:30pm asked permission to enter but told to wait.

    Aug 9th   Arrived at Pireous 3am left again at 11am.

    Aug 10th   Arrived at Salonika 11:30am. 

    Aug 11th   Left at 2pm escorting Volumnia. 

    Aug 12th   Arrived Tribuki 8:30am.

    Aug 13th   Left Tribuki at 5:30am escorting Volumnia.

    Aug 14th   Met Nigella at 9:30am east of Crete exchange convoys with her taking over. SS Ramantazon. 

    Aug 15th   At sea.  

    Aug 16th   Arrived Salonika 10am. 

    Aug 17th   Left at 8am escorting Aragon.

    Aug 18th   Arrived Tribuki at 6:30am left again 6:30pm.  

    Aug 19th   Arrived Milo 7am left again at midnight. 

    Aug 20th   Arrived Suda 8:30am Left again 7:30pm.  

    Aug 21st   At sea escorting Huntsgreen.

    Aug 22nd   Arrived Alexandria 11:30 am.  Most of our troops leaving Salonika front. 

    Aug 23rd   Left at 9am.  

    Aug 24th   Arrived Suda 2pm.

    Aug 25th   Left at 1pm with Kacapaca.

    Aug 26th    Arrived Moudros 3pm. 

    Aug 27th to 30th   Boiler cleaning.   

    Aug 31st   Left at 7pm for Salonika.  

    Sept 1st   Arrived at Salonika 7am.  Half of Salonika burnt down fire was burning for about 3 days estimated cost of damage £3,000,000 thousands homeless. 

    Sept 2nd   Left at 3pm escorting Huntsgreen carrying troops speed about 10 knots.  

    Sept 3rd 4th 5th   At Sea escorting Huntsgreen plenty of submarines reported along route. 

    Sept 6th   Arrived Alexandria 11am. 

    Sept 7th 8th   At Alexandria, only time we hear a speech.  

    Sept 9th   Left Alexandria 4pm with ---  ----  and Manitou. 

    Sept 10th 11th At sea escorting.

    Sept 12th   Arrived Salonika 12:45pm.

    Sept 13th   Left Salonika 3:30pm with British 




  • February 4, 2018 13:38:31 Robert Morgan

    Aug 3rd   Arrived Salonika 9am.  

    Aug 4th   Salonika.

    Aug 5th   Left at 5:30pm escorting Kashmin.

    Aug 6th   At sea.

    Aug 7th   Arrived Suda 10am.  Left again at midnight. 

    Aug 8th   Arrived off Corinth Canal 1:30pm met Italian transport Citta di Tripoli arrived of Pireous 7:30pm asked permission to enter but told to wait. 



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  • 31.2000924||29.9187387||

    Alexandria

  • 39.9198413||25.141484||

    Moudros

  • 40.6400629||22.9444191||

    Salonika

  • 42.180881||22.621601||

    Tribuki

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  • Document location Alexandria
  • Additional document location Moudros
  • Additional document location Salonika
  • Additional document location Tribuki


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17047 / 199524
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Contributor
John Wakeham
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August 3, 1917 – September 13, 1917
  • English

  • Naval Warfare




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