SMS Emden crew list especially wireless operators?
August 4, 2013
What a vast list of ship related articles you have on the computer! I am looking for at least a partial list of Emden`s crew.I am especially interested in the wireless operators. I understand few survived as there was a direct hit on her radio room. Not too hopeful that such a list exists but my thanks for anything you may have or any advice you may give. I am an ex-Telegraphist in the RCN.
I cannot unearth a survivor crew list from SMS Emden, but here is a report on her original crew:
According to the Australian Official Historyof the 361 crew of the Emdenplus 5 civilians:
November 1, 2013
I hope you are well. I saw the letter from Pat Kelly of Sidney, B.C., on the SMS Emden crew list. Pat may care to check out the following documents available online on the National Archives of Australia:
By the way, in one of the documents, I came across a longitudinal section view of the Emden in five parts. I managed to stitch the parts together to form one image (see attached). If you zoom in, it’s quite detailed.
Regret I did not keep Pat's email address.