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

Unit HMAS Sydney
Place Oceans: Indian Ocean, Cocos Keeling Islands
Accession Number 2DRL/0900
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Documents
Maker Various
Place made At sea
Date made 1914
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
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.