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

Collection ID 2DRL/0900
Collection type Private Record
Title Glossop, John Collings Taswell, CB (Vice Admiral, b.1871 - d.1934
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Documents
Maker Various
Place made At sea
Date made 01 January 1970

Collection relating to the First World War service of Captain John Collings Taswell Glossop, HMAS Sydney. Collection consists of 14 reports submitted to Captain Glossop by officers of HMAS Sydney on the action with SMS Emden off the Cocos Keeling Islands on 9 November 1914. The reports relate to damage control, crew efficiency, ammunition supplies and assistance offered to survivors of the stricken German vessel.