Glossop, John Collings Taswell, CB (Vice Admiral, b.1871 - d.1934

Collection ID 1DRL/0658
Collection type Private Record
Title Glossop, John Collings Taswell, CB (Vice Admiral, b.1871 - d.1934
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm; 2 custom box: 8 cm
Object type Log book
Maker Unknown
Place made At sea
Date made 01 January 1970

Collection relating to the battle between the German SMS Emden and Australian HMAS Sydney off the North Cocos Keeling Islands on 9 November 1914. Collection consists of an original 'Rough signal log', 16 October - 8 November 1914, taken from SMS Emden following her destruction; as well as an English translation of the log book with a few annotations.