Item 02: Alec Donaldson diary, 6 August 1917-24 December 1918 - Page 4

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Summary of S.M.S. "Wolfs" Cruise (1)
Left Germany November 1916. Laid mines off the Cape of Good Hope, Bombay, Colombo, Captured S.S. "Turritella" & put mines on board her to lay off Aden but "Turritella" was captured or sunk.
After leaving Indian Ocean proceeded south of Australia to Pacific. Anchored off Sunday Island Hermadoe Group for six weeks cleaning boilers etc.
Laid mines at Cooks Straits & off n. Island also off Gabo Island.

*On stopping ship I happened to look aft & the first thing that caught my eye was a seaplane flying up astern of us, she came right over us & kept circling round ship until we were stopped

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