Tsingtao--ship departures

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Tsingtao--ship departures

Post by Jerry Asher » 03 Nov 2015 07:43

Has anyone compiled a list of ships departing from say mid July through August 27th? I have Emden and the collier Elspeth departing on 1830 hours July 31st, Emden and Markomania on August 6th close to departure of Prinz Eitel Frederich and Comoron II on August 10th. A smattering of other names--Sennengambia, Yorch, Prinz Waldemar, C. Ferdinand Laeisz, Plaket and Frisia. Sorry this is so jumpled. Many thanks --if anyone can put this in order. Actually many thanks for just participating.

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Re: Tsingtao--ship departures

Post by jwsleser » 28 Dec 2015 18:08

My sources are:

Der Krieg zur See – Kreuzerkrieg band 1
The Japanese Siege of Tsingtau by Charles Burdick
Emden: The Last Cruise of the Chivalrous Raider by von Hohenzollern-Emden

I checked several other books but they didn’t offer much. I still need to check Der Krieg zur See - Die Kämpfe der Kaiserlichen Marine in den deutschen Kolonien

All departures unless noted.

31 Jul – Emden war cruise, Elsbeth entappe
01 Aug – Prinz Prinz Eitel Friedrich arrive Tsingtao
02 Aug – Staatssekratär Krätke entappe
03 Aug – Gouverneur Jäschke entappe
03 Aug – Jaguar arrive Tsingtao
04 Aug – Longmoon entappe
06 Aug – Emden, Rjasan arrive Tsingtao
06 Aug – Emden, Prinz Eitel Friedrich war cruise, Markomannia entappe
06 Aug – C. Ferd. Laeisz arrive Tsingtao
08 Aug – O.J.D. Ahlers Entappe
10 Aug – Cormoran (ex Rjasan) war cruise
20 Aug – Senegambia, C. Ferd. Laeisz entappe, Paklat with civilians
21 Aug – Frisia entappe
22 Aug – S90, Lauting minelaying
23 Aug – S90, Jaguar, Kaiserin Elisabeth, Lauting mine laying
30 Aug – S90 to destroy Schiotayen (Japanese DD)

The Ellen Rickmers, Durendart, and Michael Jebsen remained in Tsingtao and were used to block the harbor as sperrenschiffen.

I show the Yorck at Tokio and the Prinz Waldemar at Kuchinotsu (Nagasaki) and there are others that were in the area but not at Tsingtao.

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Re: Tsingtao--ship departures

Post by jwsleser » 31 Dec 2015 18:04

I did check Der Krieg zur See - Die Kämpfe der Kaiserlichen Marine in den deutschen Kolonien but the book didn't offer anything more to what Kreuzerkrieg already provided.

I haven't found much on commercial ship movements before 1 August. The movements of the entappe ships is given from 1 August on.

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5th Greek Regiment
9th reggimento bersaglieri

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