Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Friday 12th August 1898 HMS Mohawk Divers clear lost anchor

6.30am Divers and boats went diving raining
very heavily 6pm divers returned having been clearing
the lost anchor of cable, had unshackled the cable from
the anchor, ship was getting fairly smothered with arge
bunches of bananas & Baskets of ma//y apples which
they had got  hung along the rig ropes and up and down the
foremast rigging.

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