Diary entries of Surgeon Lt Basil Roxby Alderson on the HMS GLORIOUS at Portsmouth, 20-22 Aug 1935. At Spithead and Brest. Fine weather.
This is the first extract of a journal compiled by Basil Alderson, a Surgeon Lieutenant and midshipman on board the aircraft carrier, HMS GLORIOUS, 1935-1936. The journal comprises manuscript entries, photographs, drawings and sketch maps detailing daily life on board ship, exercises and training involving…