Monthly Archives: April 2011

April 30, 1944

[Weymouth] Painted numbers on stern all day until about 4. Drank 4 tots of rum & went ashore about 5. Had good time. Met Bill Moore when returning on 271.

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April 29, 1944

Painted numbers on stern until about 3 in afternoon. Had shower. On duty. Went to bed early.

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April 28, 1944

[Weymouth] Up at 3. Left Weymouth harbour at 4. Turned in at 4.30-7. Had breakfast, went on watch at 8-1. [???] gun 1 hr tel, 1 hr bridge. Came [???] at 2. Painted numbers on ships side. Helped cook do … Continue reading

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April 27, 1944

[Weymouth] Went to drone for AA practice till ten thirty. Painted numbers on ships side rest of morning & all afternoon. Jetty sentry from 8-12. No trouble. Lots of drunks. To bed about 1 o’clock.

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April 26, 1944

[Weymouth] Went to office about 8.30. Went ashore at 9.30 to get boots. Drafted on board [???] 305. Lock gear down & got settled. Went to show at night. To bed about 12.

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April 25, 1944

[Weymouth] Went to office about 8.30. Down to craft for breakfast & spent most of morning there. Went ashore about 2.30. Had few beers. Came back. Won £1 playing poker. To bed about 12.30.

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April 24, 1944

[Weymouth] Big air raid last night. Striking for L.S.T.s in harbour. Worked with Lt. Donaldson most of morning. Ashore in afternoon to get hair cut. To bed early.

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