Map depicting the route of SMS Emden from July to November 1914

Place Oceans: Indian Ocean, Cocos Keeling Islands
Accession Number RCDIG0001156
Collection number 3DRL/3902
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Map
Physical description 1 Image/s captured
Maker Unknown
Date made c. 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Original hand drawn and coloured map depicting the route taken by SMS Emden from her departure in China, July 1914, activities in the Bay of Bengal, Malaya and eventual destruction on North Keeling Island. Most likely drawn by a member of the crew while a prisoner of war in Australia.