Item 03: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1916-31 December 1916 - Page 26
dodging here & there keeping a watchful eye open for the dreaded submarine.
On coming on deck this morning before breakfast found we were off the African coast with Tunis in sight. Lost sight of land a couple of hours later.
On Thursday night it blew up pretty rough & on getting up out of my bunk next morning found a big sea running. Incidentally I fed the fishes a couple of times & then decided that discretion was the better part of valour, turned into my bunk again and hugged it closely for the best part of the day. Everything A 1 next morning & found we were just off Marseilles. The "Braemar Castle" ran right into the harbour & anchored behind the