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Near the mouth of the bay is Robertson island on which is a lighthouse.

16th At nine o/clock two escorts arrived. The "Laconia", a boat after the Orient type, about 11 or 12,000 tons, on it are about 12 x 6" guns (auxiliary cruiser)
The H.M.S. "Kent" a light cruiser about 11 or 12,000 tons also arrived.
The "Thermistocles" arrived last night with the 41st (Queensland) Battn. It is said to have had 36 deaths through Smallpox coming out.
Three nurses came aboard this morning

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