3rd There is an epidemic of mumps aboard. The whole of the starboard deck is utilised as sleeping quarters for mumps patients. Alarm at 9.30.
4th The stretcher bearers are allotted to number 4 life boat, and all sleep with their life belt near their right hand. Orders are, The Colonel and ship captain, In case of attack will be stationed on the bridge and will conduct operations and will give the order to lower boats or to jump overboard. A guard will be posted with ball