- Hinchliffe, L.M.
- History - general
- RAN Ships
- None noted.
- March 1989 edition of the Naval Historical Review (all rights reserved)
Harbour Routines – Sunday (top)
- 0530 Call hammock stowers, duty R.P.O. and bugler.
- 0545 Call the hands. Lash-up and stow.
- 0555 Hands to cocoa and wash. Hammock stowers fall in.
- 0610* ‘G’. Out pipes.
- 0615 Hands fall in. Clean ship. Up guard and steerage hammocks.
- 0630 Messmen and scullery hands—go below.
- 0645 Pipe dress of the day. Duty boats’ crews to breakfast and clean. Steerage hammockmen lash-up midshipmen’s hammocks.
- 0700 Forenoon watchmen and duty watch of the guard to breakfast and clean.
- 0705 ‘Cooks’. Uncover guns. Re-spread awnings.
- 0715 Hands to breakfast.
- 0740 Clear drying rooms of dry kit.
- 0745* ‘G’. Out pipes.
- 0750 ‘Guard and band’ call. All watches for exercise. Clean messdecks and flats.
- 0820 Guard fall in in the torpedo space.
- 0850 Hands to clean.
- 0910* ‘G’. Out pipes.
- 0915 All watches for exercise. Clear up decks. ‘Guard and band’ call. ‘Drummers’.
- 0920 ‘Officers’call, 4 G’s.
- 0930 Divisions. Church. Pipe down. Pipe the leave.
- 1150 ‘Cooks’.
- 1200 Dinner.
- THEN AS FOR SATURDAY ROUTINE.
Harbour Routines – Routine in Capital Cities (top)
- 1540 Libertymen to clean.
- 1550 ‘Secure’. ‘Cooks’.
- 1600 Tea.
- 1625 ‘G’. Out pipes.
- 1630 Duty watch for exercise. Clear up decks.
- 1645 Evening quarters.
Harbour Routines – Routine when in Cockatoo Dock (top)
- AS FOR DAILY HARBOUR ROUTINE UP TO 0714—
- 0715 ‘Cooks’. Uncover guns. Respread awnings. Bathroom sweepers close all sluice-valves
- THEN AS FOR DAILY HARBOUR ROUTINE UP TO 0944—
- 0945 Watchkeepers libertymen fall in.
- THEN AS FOR DAILY HARBOUR ROUTINE UP TO 1239—
- 1240 All bathroom sweepers fall in for muster. Open all sluice-valves and wash down bathroom decks.
- 1255 Bathroom sweepers close all sluice-valves.
- 1300* ‘G’. Out pipes.
- 1305 All watches for exercise.
- 1420 Stand easy.
- 1430 Out pipes. Hands carry on with their work.
- 1530 ‘Secure’. ‘Cooks’.
- 1540 Tea. Libertymen to clean.
- 1640 ‘G’. Out pipes.
- 1645 Duty watch for exercise. Clear up decks.
- 1700 Evening quarters. Exercise fire stations. See dockside guardrails are in place.
- After evening quarters. Men under punishment fall in, bathroom sweepers open all sluice-valves.
- 1850 ‘Cooks’.
- 1900 Supper.
- THEN AS FOR DAILY HARBOUR ROUTINE.
Note.—Time marked * to be reported to Commander.
Routine for Men Undergoing Punishment – No. 11 Punishment (top)
- 0500 Lash-up and stow.
- 0530 Fall in for work.
- 0600 Fall in with hands.
- 1230 Fall in for work or drill.
- 1315 Fall in with hands.
- 1700 Fall in for work or drill.
- 1900 Fall out. (In summer shift into night clothing).
- 2000 Fall in for work.
- 2050 Fall in for Rounds.
On ‘make and mend’ days No. 11 men will work 1245 to 1530 and 1700 to 1900. Men undergoing No. 11 punishment are not to take cook of the mess. Men undergoing more than seven days may have one evening a week for scrubbing clothes. When messmen, sweepers, etc., are undergoing punishment, they are not normally to be employed in the mess, flat, etc., to which they are attached. It is preferable that they should work on the upper deck.
Routine for Men Undergoing Punishment – No. 16 Punishment (top)
Men undergoing No. 16 punishment will work from 1700 to 1900, or, on ‘make and mend’ days from 1245 to 1445. They may land after completing their punishment, provided that their leave is good. They are not entitled to a special boat. Note.—A leading seaman from the duty watch will be detailed daily by the regulating office as ‘Disciplinary Leading Seaman’. He will supervise the work or drill of men under punishment. He is to hand a chit in to the regulating office by 2045 daily, giving details of the work or drill carried out during the day. This report will be shown to the Commander at rounds.
The Officer of the Watch is responsible for the employment of men under punishment. Applications for men to work in any department should be handed to the regulating office.