Series 02: Anne Donnell diary, 29 December 1917 - 31 January 1919 - Page 250
30th 1-19. The Ullysses sailed passed us at the mid-day with loud cheering –
The coaling is finished. At 4 & we pass on – but I'm sorry we miss seeing the most interesting part of the Canal – after dinner theres coo-eeing going on from both sides of the Canal – going to one Arbour – some call out No Tassie says one – but She's been torpedoed says another – "Who are you? from the ship? 10th L.H. (this is when we passed Contara – both sides of the Canal are bordered with bell tents for quite a long way.