Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 305
Tuesday 27th November 1917
Skipper says good news came through on the Marconi last night, he will not say "what" so must wait patiently till Malta is reached.
Clear fine day & a calm sea once more. Do you remember me telling you of my voyage this time last year when we were nearly wrecked off the USHANT ROCKS.
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Our Convoy now numbers 14, & more boats will leave us tomorrow – I write more than is good for others than you Mother to read.