Item 01: Sydney B. Young war diary, 13 May-24 July 1916 - Page 49

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The others were propelled by curiously shaped paddles [sketch of paddle] The niggers were bare except for a sash tied their waist and in this they stowed the proceeds of their aquatorial efforts.
Coins are thrown over the side and the niggers dive for them. They look just like frogs under the water, and though they are said to live well on 3d per day Nothing less than 3d will entice them to dive.
The Harbour seems a-

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