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Journal kept by Claude Powter as a petty officer on HMS AGAMEMNON and HMS PELORUS, 1917-1919.


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Biographical details Powter's service record can be found under the reference ADM 188/419/236167 at The National Archives.
Description Journal kept by Petty Officer Claude Powter (born 12 March 1889) during a journey from England, through France, to Malta, then his service on HMS AGAMEMNON and HMS PELORUS. Journey from Chatham Dockyard in November, 1917 after a farewell concert in the Sergents mess, through to Malta before changing ships. Includes numerous references to the WWI, and an epidemic of Spanish Flu on board the Pelorus.
Date made 1917-11-13 - 1919-04-18

Finding Reference JOD/319
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 volume
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