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

Place Oceans: Indian Ocean, Cocos Keeling Islands
Accession Number 1DRL/0658
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm; 2 custom box: 8 cm
Object type Log book, Typescript
Maker Unknown
Place made At sea
Date made 1914
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 749/039/002
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

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.