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have to steam away out of sight of land to bury him Regulations say:- If a death occurs outside of 3 miles from land, body must be buried at sea out of sight of land, but if death occurs within 3 miles, may be buried ashore

9th Last sight of land again

10th Have now been at sea a month and think that sea life has lost its Romance for me. We are in a gale now rounding the cape and expect to reach Capetown any day now. Another death to-day this makes 6. On account of number of mumps and measles cases it is questionable whether we

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