|Place||Oceans: Indian Ocean, Cocos Keeling Islands|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm|
|Place made||At sea|
First World War, 1914-1918
|Copying Provisions||Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition|
Glossop, John Collings Taswell, CB (Vice Admiral, b.1871 - d.1934)
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.