James Shipman

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First name: James

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Last name: Shipman

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Diary describes the route taken by H.M.A.S. Yarra, patrolling and escorting convoys of troopships, searching for mines and enemy submarines around Australia and south east Asia from 5 June 1915 to June 1917, and in the Mediterranean and Adriatic Sea, 21 Nov.-Dec. 1918. Originally two notebooks, glued togetherhospitalised with influenza in England

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Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
Ragtime sketches captures mateship on route to the Front

Eighty days on the transport ship Suevic afforded caricaturist Louis Vasco plenty of time to observe. These Ragtime Sketches On Board Our Tranport capture the chaps uniquely, and their life at sea on route to England. Read more about Louis Vasco in Stories.

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