The training gunboat Gayundah, under Commander Warren, left Brisbane last Thursday afternoon on her seven months’ training cruise, at the various Queensland ports. On the northward trip the vessel will stay at Bundaberg for training from May 20 to 25 ; at Townsville from May 31. to June 8 ; at Cairns from June 17 to 30, which will complete the financial year. At Thursday Island the compulsory 17 days’ continuous training will be commenced on July 4, and end on July 20, Further training on the southward run will be held at Cairns from July 25 to August 21, and at Townsville from August. 23 to September 23. At Rockhampton the ship will be engaged in training duties from September 25 till October 21. Bundaberg will be the scene of work from October 22 to November 18, and Maryborough from November 19 to December 12. The Gayundah will return to Brisbane on December 14, and will then dock and refit.
Cairns Post Wed 22 May 1912 Page 4
Note: [Above lots of dates for 1912]