War Diaries Of Frederick James Santillo Royal Navy - Mechanician. HMS Emerald 1930

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33 58. think this is Chiefs and Petty officers 59. HMS Caradoc (D60) - a C-class light cruiser of the British Royal Navy. She was part of the Caledon group of the C-class of cruisers. She was built by Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Greenock. She was laid down on 21 February 1916, launched on 23 December 1916 and completed and commissioned into the Navy on 15 June 1917. Reclassified and became a base ship in April 1944, sold for scrap to be broken on 5th April 1946 and finally scrapped May 1946. 60. this is a made up word to indicate a (sickness) problem with the condensers 61. written as Serv: 62. think this is two and a half Rupees 63. think this is General Service Medals 64. HMS Hermes (95) - was the first Aircraft Carrier to be designed and built for the Royal Navy. compared to its predecessors which has been converted from other ships. HMS Hermes was ordered in July 1917 and laid down on the 15th January 1918. Hermes was built by Armstrong Whitworth (Parsons), was launched on the 11th September 1919 and commissioned 18th February 1924. Reclassified as a training ship 16th July 1939, then as an aircraft carrier 24th August 1939. Sunk by Japanese aircraft 9th April 1942. 65. Abliu Atoll - can't locate any Island in the Maldives by this name? 66. think this is Chief Mechanician 67. written as Somalies 68. an oggie is a pasty 69. Rangoon - Yangon is also known as Rangoon (literally "End of Strife") and is a former capital of Burma and the capital of Yangdon Region (formerly Yangdon Division). Although the military government has officially relocated the capital to Naypyidaw since March 2006, Yangon, with a population of over four million, continues to be the country's largest city and the most important commercial centre. Yangdon is surrounded on three sides by water, on the West and South by the Rangoon River and on the East by the Pazundaung (translates to Mountain of Shrimp) Creek, which is river-like in size. 70. Table Island is a third small island located near the Great Coco Island and previously housed a lighthouse ... and is in what is called The Andaman and Nicobar Islands and is administered by Myanmar (Burma). 71. Port Blair is on Middle Andaman in the Andaman and Nicobar Island group 72. written as Engs: 73. H.M.S. Emerald (D66) - was one of two E-class light cruisers (the other being H.M.S. Enterprise) completed after the 1 st World war. Built by Armstrong High Walker Newcastle-on-Tyne UK, laid down 23rd September 1918, launched 19th May 1920 and commissioned 14th January 1926. Decommissioned 9th June 1948 and handed over to BISCO (British Iron and Steel Corporation) 23rd June 1948 for scrapping at Arnott Young Troon Scotland. 75. written as G & T 76. Karwar is situated on the banks of the Kali River and is the administrative headquarters of Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka, India. It is a seaside town situated on the banks of the Kali River which is on the west coast of the Indian peninsula. The town lies about 15 kilometres south of the Karnataka-Goa border and 519 km north-west of Bangalore. 'Karwar' also refers to the encompassing Taluk which includes the surrounding villages. 77. written as D.W. 78. Bombay - now called Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay) in English, is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India and the fourth most populous city in the world. The seven islands that came to constitute Mumbai were home to communities of fishing colonies. For centuries, the islands came under the control of successive indigenous empires before being ceded to the Portuguese and subsequently to the British East India Company. During the mid-18th century, Mumbai was reshaped by the British with large-scale civil engineering projects and emerged as a significant trading town. 79. H.M.S. Audacious - can't find any reference to this ship in 1930.
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