Item 10: General William Holmes diary, 23 August 1914-22 February 1915 - Page 8
Wednesday: 19th August 14:
Ship undocked at 6-0 a.m. and proceeded to the Flag Ship's Buoy at Farm Cove. At about 11-) a.m. received further despatch from Melbourne, together with a number of plans and other documents.
At 12-15 p.m. ship moved out from Farm Cove on her voyage.
Orders for the general discipline of the ship were issued.
At mid-night the Ship had sailed North 130 nautical miles.