Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 311

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Monday 3 December 1917

This is an old ship built 22 years ago & RATS & ANTS are plentiful now that the warmer weather is here. Many of the P. & O. are in use as Hospital boats, Despatch Boats & some are armed as auxiliary cruisers.

About 4 p.m. we got a S.O.S. wireless from a submarined boat north of us, but we did not alter our course as the Navy attend to that. Rough again & the little wife did not sleep.

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