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Sun 3rd
Fox the batman here had a quart of Cocoa ready as we came off duty this morning at 6 o'clock, & as soon as we had finished breakfast Les & I went down to investigate the wreck, we swam out to it & were exploring it & found all the canvas that remained on her rotten
while investigating a naval officer sang out from the staging to "get off that wreck" we took no notice, after he had repeated his order several times he came out himself on a pinnace & said didn't you hear me sing out to get off the wreck; I said Yes Sir; he said why didn't you leave it. I said it was a long way to swim & we wanted a spell; He said an order is an order & to get off it now, I said right & dived in, Hobson said I am not a very strong swimmer & and am going off this side & your B €” old boat is in my road, the Officer only smiled & gave the order to his engineer to

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