What does "In order that I may situate myself in this narrative," mean? Thank you!
Mr Buller at the Admiralty informs me that you are desirous of knowing something of the sea career of James Dyer whom I understand to have been your particular friend. Knowing that I sailed upon the Aquilorx as Chaplain throughout much of the '50s, Mr Buller suggests I might furnish you with some recollections which — craving your indulgence for the distortions of memory occasioned by the passing of some twenty years — I shall now endeavour to do.
In order that I may situate myself in this narrative, let me say only that I came aboard the Aquilon in the spring of '53 having finished at the University.
﹉What does "In order that I may situate myself in this narrative," mean? Could you paraphrase or explain it for me? Waiting for your help, thank you!