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The log of HMS Belfast

 
HMS Belfast
Tuesday 6th day of June, 1944.
From Greenock
To
or At Sea
Time Log
(Stating type)
Distance Run through
the Water
True
Course
Mean
Revolutions per minute
Wind Weather and Visibility Sea and Swell Corrected Barometric Pressure in Millibars Temperature
(ºF)
LEAVE GRANTED TO SHIP'S COMPANY
    Miles Tenths     Direc-tion
(true)
Force
(0-12)
      Dry Bulb Wet Bulb Sea REMARKS
0400 503.6 12 2 175   W[est] 2 C 5 33 1012 56 51   0355 Bombing off port bow fires started
                            0400 Action stations
0500 507.5 3 9 Var[iable]                   0420 Fires started on coast ahead
                            0445 Fires & Flack (sic) on st[ar]b[oar]d beam
0600 511.8 4 3 Var                   0500 Stopped in position to bombard to stbd.
                            0527 Opened fire with full broadside to port
0700 515.4 3 6 Var                   0605 Scylla reports 3 enemy destroyers
                            0710 Shore bombed
0800 519.5 4 2 Var   W. 2 C 6 22 1022 56 51   0725 Commencing landing troops etc
                            0930 Mont Fleury battery captured
0900 519.5 0 1 Var=                   6"[inch] Firing carried out at intervals
Distance run through
the Water
72.1
Position Latitude Longitude Depending on Currents experienced ANCHOR BEARINGSVarious
0800       Tidal
Zone Time kept
at noon
-2
1200      
2000       Number on
Sick List
Sick 5
Hosp[italised] 12
 
 
 
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