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Date: May 24th 1900

Drill at 6 A.M. 10 A.M. & 11:30 A.M. Afternoon sang National anthem and gave 3 cheers for Queen. Sighted a steamer to the west of us at 7 A.M. Read "A Valuable Life" Scotch dressed in kilts. 8 Regiments namely

Royal Scots
Argle & S. Highlanders
Highland Light S.
Kings Own Scotch Borders
Camerons & Lairark
65 regiments represented

Fire works after dark. Shower Bath. Robinson very sick. Dipper & Southern Cross both in sight. Both can be seen for a long distance on each side of equator.