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John Pruden
4th June 2012, 11:02 AM
now then lads my granddad served on HMS ORCOMA any imfo please thanks .JP

Doc Vernon
4th June 2012, 10:36 PM
Hi John
Not sure if this may assist! (Also not sure if this is the one in question)
Here is a Pic of her and then there are many Logs that you can look at,mind some of them dont show much!
Good Luck

Old Weather - Show Vessel (http://www.oldweather.org/vessels/4caf892bcadfd34197024e01)

Old Weather - Logs Index (http://www.oldweather.org/vessels/4caf892bcadfd34197024e01/logs)



armed merchant cruiser (hired), 11,571grt, 1908(b), 6-6in, 15kts. Returned to civilian service 10/19

Apr 1915-Nov 1916, Northern Patrol;Dec 1916-Apr 1917, South Atlantic;May 1917-Nov 1917, Northern Patrol, White Sea;Dec 1917-Apr 1918, Atlantic convoys


23rd April 2014, 02:05 PM
My late father also served on HMS 'Orcoma' during WW1, certainly during 1917.

Does anyone know how I can access the Logbooks for 1917? Are they at Kew, - or has anyone put them on-line?


23rd April 2014, 05:04 PM
John, Romilly, here are the logs for WW1 - http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-08Orcoma.htm


Ivan Cloherty
23rd April 2014, 06:21 PM
Thanks for that Hugh, makes some interesting reading