ID number 2DRL/0900
Title Glossop, John Collings Taswell, CB (Vice Admiral, b.1871 - d.1934)
Record type Collection
Item count 14
Collection Private Record
Object type Documents
Maker Various (Maker)
Place made At sea
Date made 1914
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Note Open

Description

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.