Item 01: John Duncan McRae diary, 5 October-11 December 1917 - Page 57

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seen tiny spots of light, apparently resulting from the movement of the fish below. And then behind us in utter darkness except for the red & green lights came silently onward our great ship, almost terrible in its solitude & inanimate grandeur.
The sea by night is weird & yet fascinating; lonely but homely; silent but more eloquent than words, and the stars are still the poetry of heaven

Allen & I always read together the allotment for each evening from my 'Daily Light' so if you do the same you will always know exactly the thoughts &

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