State Library of NSW
Nov 1 – 2 – 3
Sun 1stLeft King George's Sound at 6-30 A.M. saw two sharks as we left the heads. ships came out in single file, & then steamed into position 2 abreast (3/4 of as mile separating them) & a mile apart lengthways. Major Vernon conducted the Church Service. another horse died (Lieu. Wordsworth's)
Mon 2ndIdleboy has touch of influenza: attending to horses all the morning. there are 35 Troop ships & they make a very pretty picture steaming along all in line. can only see 3 cruisers. another horse died
Tue 3rdThe sea a bit on the rough side. several lads seasick; & a lot more home sick. gambling still goes on to a large extent; doing practically nothing morning. giving semaphore lessons afternoon. steering N.E. at 10 knots per hour, two
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