Author:E. W. D. SAYERS [

Sort

Showing 1-1 of 1

1912 - 1914 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A PETTY OFFICER ABOARD THE HMS KENT, A ROYAL NAVY ARMOURED CRUISER IN CHINA STATION, WORKING AND LIVING THROUGH THE VIOLENT AND CONSEQUENTIAL SECOND REVOLUTION OF THE 1913 CHINESE CIVIL WAR

By: E. W. D. SAYERS [?]

Price: $6,585.99

Publisher: China Station Shanghai Hong Kong England UK, 1913

Seller ID: 0009018

Condition: Good


On offer is an exceptional and significant piece of British naval history, the diary of a petty officer and watchman from the HMS Kent [The author's name is on the front but it is extremely faded. It appears to be "E. W. D. Sayers" but the name has not turned up researching the HMS Kent. The author does mention taking his petty officers exam on December 2nd, 1912 which may assist local historians in confirming the name], one of 10 Monmouth-class armoured cruisers built for the Royal Navy in the first decade of the 20th century. The 75+ page diary begins on August 24, 1912 and goes unti... View more info