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PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO 254. INVERGORDON ALBUM.

PA 254

Description PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO 254. INVERGORDON ALBUM.

Date 1917 to 1919

Collection General Collection. Photograph Albums.

Catalogue Number PA 254

Category All Other

Scope and Content A brown cloth-covered hardbacked book (266 x 210 mm) with tan leather spine and corners, titled in gold on the front Register Book. The end papers are green, combed, and the 52 pages (some loose) are lined and columned as a register. They are, however, used for photographs; these are mainly of ships and engineering but include items of architectural interest in Invergordon and Alness. Two dates appear, 1917 & 1919. The identity of the photographer is unknown. Photograph captions: Page 1 - “Baden” torpedo tube 24" appx: side loading arrangement. - “Baden” hole in ship’s hull for torpedo tube. Page 2 - “Baden” rear door port torpedo tube. - “Baden” port tube rear and cover and door removed. Air barrels and plunges instead of springs. Page 3 - “Baden” starboard tube. Firing valve. - “Baden” starboard tube. Side door. Page 4 - “Baden” boat hoist. - “Baden” door switch. Page 5 - “Baden” propellers and rudders. 3 screws, 2 rudders, 3 bladed propellers (secured by bolts to boss). Mr. Goodhall (Contractor). - Indicator from German Officer. Page 6 - “Baden” turret telephone. Two photographs. Page 7 - “Baden” distributing box. Two photographs. Page 8 - “Baden” For firing 5" .9 guns. Fire gong from turret. - Feur - fire. Sicher - secure. Page 9 - “Baden” 500 amps: changeover switch for turrets. Two photographs. Page 10 - “Baden” 500 amps: changeover switch for turrets. Two photographs. Page 11 - “Baden” 500 amps: changeover switch for turrets. Two photographs. Page 12 - “Baden” electrical measuring apparatus. - “Baden” change over switch and cable connection tuge fitting. - “Baden” distributing box. Page 13 - “Baden” - “Baden” looking forward. Page 14 - H.M’s visit to Invergordon 1917. - R.A. Pears. H.M. Engineer Captain Erndin. - H.M. Page 15 - H.M.S. “Erin” - “Erin” in dock. Page 16 - View of Invergordon from director tower of ship in dock. - H.M.S. Furious Page 17 - H.M.S. Valiant leaving dock, 1919. - Some of “N” block lads. Page 18 - Oiler apple-leaf after being mined. Photo taken at midnight ¾ hour exposure. - Oiler apple-leaf after being mined. Photo taken at midnight ¼ hour exposure (about). Page 19 - “Apple-leaf” deck. Two photographs. Page 20 - “Apple-leaf” midnight photo. - “Apple-leaf” keel damage. Page 21 - Joss St. Power Station, interior. Williams diesel 4 cycle about 200 B.H.P. - Joss St. Power Station, interior. Williams diesel 4 cycle about 200 B.H.P Page 22 - Snow which caused delay in completion of hospital at Invergordon. Nothing done for a fortnight. Two photographs. Page 23 - Glen Albyn Distillery used as Yankee mine base. Two photographs. Page 24 - Foreman Ryder’s lying in state at St Ninian’s. - His grave. Page 25 - Foreman Ryder’s interment. - Mr Thwaites in charge of D.O. Page 26 - Fitting shop, Mr Lyle, Mr Hodds. - Fitting shop, Hodds, Corn Hocken, Lyle. “Wakefuls” tail shaft. Page 27 - “Wakefuls” tail shaft. - Fitting shop. East gallery. Page 28 - Two uncaptioned photographs of ships. - R.C. Church interior and corrugated iron exterior. Page 29 - HMS “Oracle” after ramming and sinking a German submarine. Page 30 - SS “Winifredian” entering Invergordon after being mined. - In dock Page 31 - “Winifredian” in dock. Two photographs. Page 32 - Three uncaptioned photographs of people working on ships.# Page 33 - HMS “Menace”. Two photographs. Page 34 - HMS Marvel rammed by “Menace”. - “Marvel” and “Menace” in dock. - One uncaptioned photograph. Page 35 - Fire at Dalmore distillery. The peat store. - Fire at Dalmore distillery. Page 36 - Two more photographs of the aftermath of the fire at Dalmore distillery. Page 37 - No caption. Two photographs showing the winners of dockyard sports, 1917. Page 38 - Three uncaptioned photographs. Two photographs of a ship and one of a photograph of people standing in front of a house. Page 39 - HMS “Albacore”. Mined and twenty four lives were lost. Two photographs. Page 40 - Three uncaptioned photographs including a photograph of P Block Invicta and Unity Messes Page 41 - Team photograph of England V Scotland at Invergordon. Pavilion visible in background. - “Nan” “Bunty” “Mrs. Oliver”. Page 42 - Uncaptioned photograph of the interior of a church. - Uncaptioned photograph of a war memorial for people who died in the Battle of Jutland and commemorating the posthumous decoration of the Victoria Cross for Commander Loftus Jones. Taken inside the timber-built church is a photograph of a war memorial in memory of the officers and men of HMS Shark, who died fighting for their country at the Battle of Jutland, May 31, 1918, named as Commander Loftus William Jones, Lt. Ernest Tudor Donnell, Acting Sub.Lt. Patrick Hugo Gerald Irving Vance, Midshipman Thomas Smith RNR, Surgeon Probationer Robert Walker RNVR, Gunner William Thomas Gale, and Artificer Engineer Allan James Hurst. Below the memorial is a plaque reading "On 7 March 1917 His Majesty the King was pleased to confer the posthumous decoration of Victoria Cross on Commdr. Loftus Jones, RN, for his conspicuous gallantry on the above mentioned occasion. Page 43 - Uncaptioned photograph of ships. - “Mars” “Fearless” “King George V” Page 44 - Three uncaptioned photographs of ships. Page 44v - St Ninian's church interior 1917 Page 45 - Uncaptioned photograph of a landscape. - Uncaptioned photograph of the interior of a church. - Uncaptioned photograph of people gathered around the entrance of a building. - Group photograph. Martin, W Hobbs, A Thwaites, J Bruce, S Rogers, Lyle, A Bates, Gloven, B Cox, Morrison, James, W H Bourd, W Hodds, Com Hocken, Com Lovendge, Com Little, Lt Com Brown. Page 46 - Uncaptioned flyer for a reunion of members of the “Princetown” Mess. - Three uncaptioned photographs of Rogie Falls. Page 47 - Three uncaptioned photographs of various groups of people. Drawing Office, corrugated iron - Photograph of Invergordon from the harbour. Page 48 - Two uncaptioned photographs of the Forth Bridge. Page 49 - One uncaptioned photograph of ships. - Three uncaptioned photographs of various groups of people. Page 50 - Two panoramas of Invergordon in 1919. - One uncaptioned photograph of a ship. - One uncaptioned photograph of a small girl with a trophy. Page 51 - Uncaptioned portrait of a man. - Uncaptioned photograph of a group of soldiers.

Accession Number 2006/38

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1428403

Collection Hierarchy - Batch Level

Collection Level (551 87) General Collection. Photograph Albums.

> Batch Level (PA 254) PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO 254. INVERGORDON ALBUM.

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
Print Room PA 254/9/1 German battleship SMS Baden. 500 Amps: Change over switch for turrets. 1919 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/9/2 German battleship SMS Baden. 500 Amps: Change over switch for turrets. 1919 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/10/1 German battleship SMS Baden. 500 Amps: Change over switch for turrets. c. 1919 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/10/2 German battleship SMS Baden. 500 Amps: Change over switch for turrets. c. 1919 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/11/1 German battleship SMS Baden. 500 Amps: Change over switch for turrets. c. 1919 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/11/2 German battleship SMS Baden. 500 Amps: Change over switch for turrets. c. 1919 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/11V German battleship SMS Baden. Electrical Measuring Apparatus. c. 1919 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/28/1 Roman Catholic Church interior. c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/28/2 Roman Catholic Church exterior. c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/29/1 HMS Oracle in the floating dry dock at Invergordon, showing damage to the bow sustained in ramming and sinking the U-boat U44, off Norway in August 1917. c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/30/1 Passenger ship SS Winifredian entering Invergordon after being mined. c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/30/2 Passenger ship SS Winifredian in dock. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/31/1 Passenger ship SS Winifredian in dock. c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/31/2 Passenger ship SS Winifredian in dock. c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/31V Uncaptioned photograph. Possibly passenger ship SS Winifredian in dock. c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/32/1 Uncaptioned photograph. Possibly passenger ship SS Winifredian in dock. c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/32/2 Uncaptioned photograph. Possibly passenger ship SS Winifredian in dock. c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/33/1 British destroyer HMS Menace c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/33/2 British destroyer HMS Menace c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/33V Uncaptioned photograph of a ship. British Queen Elizabeth-class battleship. Possibly HMS Queen Elizabeth, HMS Warspite, HMS Valiant, HMS Barham or HMS Malaya. c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/34/1 British destroyer HMS Marvel after being rammed by British destroyer HMS Menace c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/34/2 British destroyer HMS Marvel and British destroyer HMS Menace in dock c. 1917 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/35/1 Fire at Dalmore distillery. The peat store. 1919 Item Level
Print Room PA 254/35/2 Dalmore distillery. Remains after fire. 1919 Item Level

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