Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 49
channels but I smiled cynically when I thought of the "Cote d'azur," how could I with my teeth chattering and 45, for I picked up another six semidrowned and tied them onto the sunken raft somehow, men in my troubled care. Altho' I've been on many floating palaces, when safe aboard that tramp I thought "Surely of all Leviathans this is foremost and this Brandy some husbanded "napoleon 1800."
But enough of the "Southland" for she now reposes beached in Mudross Harbor with a frightful hole in her port side just abaft the Bridge, and minus a plate or two from her starboard. [The Southland was refloated and went back into service but was torpedoed and sunk later]
So after many delays I rejoined my Regiment who