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March 28 (Weds) 1945, Gulf of Suez

Tuesday morning, weighted and proceeded out into the Gulf of Suez for Exercises. Carried out a mediocre 4″ HA Shoot at a sleeve target and later fired two torpedoes from the port tubes, one of these doing a cold run. 124 more words

March 8 (Thurs) 1945, Alexandria, Egypt

Last Tuesday morning we left the Quay & proceeded to the berth at F buoy. A tug aided us to carry out director tests soon after securing, & in the afternoon we embarked oil fuel. 245 more words

January 19 (Fri) 1945, Alexandria, Egypt

On Thursday, began the exercises with 6″ sub calibre & 4″ barrage firing at a sleeve target. Results were not outstanding. Further RIX and Dive Bomber Attacks helped fill in time till we were ready to be taken in tow by Uganda. 341 more words

5th May - Downtown/Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, USA

Today I move into my new abode. Joe is away in Houston for the weekend so I’ve volunteered to dog-sit his lovely chihuahua Cholo. No hardship when Cholo lives in a beautiful 3 bedroom Santa Monica home just a short bike ride from the beach. 241 more words