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Date: May 14th 1900

Got up about 5:30 A.M. Breakfast at 7 A.M. We buy a few extras in the canteen. Colin & Morris table orderlies. C'pl. Patton Serg't of the Mess Room. Grub is very good. One fault; there is sugar in the tea. Concert in the forecastle tonight. Concertina and Bag Pipe music. One Highlander danced the Highland Fling to the finish. Danced Scotch Reel & Highland Shotiche to Bag Pipes and Polka & Waltz to Concertina. Several good singers. Saw several dolphins and a whale today. Assaye rolling pretty bad today. Worse than Vancouver. Ships officers English, crew : natives of tropical Regions. Natives of India, Madagascar and Western Africa.