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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day



27th September 1914

On this day:


  • 27th Sep 1914 9th Lancers at Longueval

  • 2nd Queens continue mobilisation in England   From 27th September to the 2nd October 1914, the 2nd Battalion Queens was employed in Brigade and Divisional Exercises at Lyndhurst.

    War Diary


  • Submarine U33 is commissioned   SM U-33 was a Type U 31 Uboat built at the Shipyard Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 193) Ordered 29 Mar 1912, laid down 7 Nov 1912 she was launched 19 May 1914 and commissioned 27 Sep 1914 under the command of Konrad Gansser. Later she was commanded by Gustav Sieß from the 1 Apr 1917.

    U33 undertook 16 patrols. Serving with IV Flotilla until 1 Aug 1915 then 16 Sep 1915 - 11 Mar 1916 Pola Flotilla , 11 Mar 1916 - 27 Nov 1916 Constantinople Flotilla, and 27 Nov 1916 - 11 Nov 1918 Pola/Mittelmeer I Flotilla

    She totalled 84 ships sunk with a total of 194,131 tons. 8 ships damaged with a total of 36,452 tons. and 1 ship taken as prize with a total of 453 tons.

    • 2 Apr 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Paquerette 399 fr
    • 4 Apr 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Hermes 1,019 ru
    • 4 Apr 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Olivine 634 br
    • 5 Apr 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Northlands 2,776 br
    • 10 Jun 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Dania 2,648 ru
    • 14 Jun 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Davanger 2,256 nw
    • 21 Jun 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Sigurd Hund (p.) 453 nw
    • 1 Sep 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Whitefield 2,422 br
    • 4 Sep 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Cymbeline 4,505 br
    • 4 Sep 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Glimt 955 nw
    • 4 Sep 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Mimosa 3,466 br
    • 4 Sep 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Storesand 1,639 nw
    • 6 Sep 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser John Hardie 4,372 br
    • 30 Sep 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Tobia 185 it
    • 1 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Provincia 3,523 fr
    • 2 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Arabian 2,744 br
    • 2 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Sainte Marguerite 3,908 fr
    • 3 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Antonie 2,698 fr
    • 4 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Craigston 2,617 br
    • 4 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Yunnan (damaged) 6,474 fr
    • 5 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Burrsfield 4,037 br
    • 5 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser X130 160 br
    • 6 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Dimitrios 2,508 gr
    • 6 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Scawby 3,658 br
    • 6 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Silverash 3,753 br
    • 7 Oct 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Admiral Hamelin 5,051 fr
    • 18 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Enosis 3,409 br
    • 19 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Senju Maru 4,340 jp
    • 20 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Merganser 1,905 br
    • 23 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Tafna (damaged) 1,444 fr
    • 24 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Liguria 3,199 it
    • 25 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Algerien 1,767 fr
    • 26 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Tringa 2,154 br
    • 27 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Kingsway 3,647 br
    • 27 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Omara 435 fr
    • 27 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Tanis 3,655 br
    • 29 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Malinche 1,868 br
    • 29 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Zarifis 2,904 gr
    • 30 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Colenso 3,861 br
    • 30 Nov 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Langton Hall 4,437 br
    • 1 Dec 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Clan Macleod 4,796 br
    • 1 Dec 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Umeta 5,312 br
    • 2 Dec 1915 U 33 Konrad Gansser Commodore 5,858 br
    • 30 Mar 1916 U 33 Konrad Gansser Portugal 5,358 fr
    • 31 Mar 1916 U 33 Konrad Gansser Roi Albert (damaged) 2,853 be
    • 31 Mar 1916 U 33 Konrad Gansser Unident. Sailing Vessel 7 ru
    • 3 Apr 1916 U 33 Konrad Gansser Enrichetta 442 ru
    • 28 Apr 1916 U 33 Konrad Gansser Lyusya 50 ru
    • 28 Apr 1916 U 33 Konrad Gansser Anzhelika 170 ru
    • 28 Apr 1916 U 33 Konrad Gansser Unident. sailing vessel 300 ru
    • 18 Sep 1916 U 33 Konrad Gansser Unident. Small Fishing Vessel (1 Of 2) unknown ru
    • 18 Sep 1916 U 33 Konrad Gansser Unident. Small Fishing Vessel (2 Of 2) unknown ru
    • 15 Apr 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Cameronia 10,963 br
    • 16 Apr 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Sontay 7,247 fr
    • 22 Apr 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Blaatind 1,641 nw
    • 22 Apr 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Maria S. 133 it
    • 22 Apr 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Unione 207 it
    • 26 Apr 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Monitor 138 br
    • 27 Apr 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Mafalda 162 it
    • 27 Apr 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Margaret B. Rouss 701 am
    • 28 Apr 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Lisetta 40 it
    • 30 Apr 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Chrisomalli Th. Sifneo 2,415 gr
    • 27 May 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Beatrice 106 it
    • 27 May 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Michele Costantino 51 it
    • 3 Jun 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Greenbank 3,881 br
    • 3 Jun 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Islandmore 3,046 br
    • 7 Jun 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Il Dionisio 97 it
    • 7 Jun 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß San Antonio 13 it
    • 26 Jul 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Blanchette 280 it
    • 26 Jul 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Gesu E Maria 196 it
    • 27 Jul 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Frigido 59 it
    • 27 Jul 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Genova 3,486 it
    • 28 Jul 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Splendor (d.) 6,507 it
    • 1 Aug 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Llandudno 4,187 br
    • 4 Aug 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Angelina T. 146 it
    • 8 Aug 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Llanishen 3,837 br
    • 9 Aug 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Flora 125 it
    • 9 Aug 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Industria 51 sp
    • 15 Aug 1917 U 33 Gustav Sieß Bandai Maru 3,227 jp
    • 23 Jan 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Capri (damaged) 3,899 it
    • 24 Jan 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Antonios J. Dracoulis 3,301 gr
    • 25 Jan 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Apostoles Andreas 50 br
    • 29 Jan 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Taxiarchis 160 br
    • 31 Jan 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Eggesford (damaged) 4,414 br
    • 1 Feb 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Glenamoy (damaged) 7,269 br
    • 4 Feb 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Ravenshoe (damaged) 3,592 br
    • 4 Feb 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Standish Hall 3,996 br
    • 20 Mar 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Saint Dimitrios 3,359 br
    • 20 Mar 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Samoset 5,251 br
    • 20 Mar 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Yochow 2,127 br
    • 20 Mar 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Antonios M. Theophilatos 2,282 gr
    • 31 Mar 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß La Loire 5,343 fr
    • 5 May 1918 U 33 Gustav Sieß Aghios Johannis 20 gr

    On the 16 Jan 1919 U33 was surrendered and was broken up at Blyth in 1919-20.

    John Doran


  • Replacement Horses for E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA   41 Remounts joined E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA taking us up to strength and enabling us to transfer to Sick depot 23 worn out horses. Remounts in fair condition.

    War Diaries


  • 27th September 1914 Continuing action around bridges

  • 27th Sep 1914 Divine Service in Camp

  • 27th Sep 1914 Hopes to be Home in Five Weeks

  • 27th Sep 1914 Under Steam

  • 27th Sep 1914 Boots

  • 27th Sep 1914 In the Trenches

  • 27th Sep 1914 Uniforms

  • 27th Sep 1914 Holding the Line





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