Item 01: Sydney B. Young war diary, 13 May-24 July 1916 - Page 64
they are meant for aircraft.
They scout around the vessel generally keeping about ¼ mile ahead.
9th At 10 a.m. we sighted land. We travelled along the South Coast of Cornwall and the scenery is very picturesque. The whole coast seems to be cultivated, and from the tops of the hills down to the waters edge seems to be covered with farms and fields, separated with hedges. These fields are greens of every shade, sandy brown, all forming an effect that to my unaccustomed eyes