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FRIDAY  - 4th AUGUST  1914   [4th September]

Early morning parade:   Cleaning ship and Physical Drill.

Fore and Afternoon parade: All Units were engaged at Rifle Exercises, Musketry Instruction, Bayonet Drill and Lectures - one Coy. of the Naval Reserve working Ship.

9-32 a.m H.M.A.S. "Sydney" signalled "Berrima" to be ready to discharge 12,600 lbs of beef, and 8,400 lbs potatoes to the "Kanowna" at Port Moresby.

Land (Papua) sighted at 5-50 p.m and a general signal to the Fleet to anchor as convenient off Granville was received at 6-10 p.m

7.20 p.m. "Berrima" anchored at Granville, Port Moresby.

10-45 p.m Signal message received from the "Encounter" as follows: -

"You are to proceed to Fairfax Harbour as convenient "after daylight  to-morrow."

P.M.O. Reports that the salt water for flushing the washout in the Isolation Hospital required attention.   There are no serious cases of sickness.

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