Although our general meeting on Saturday 9th June was a good one, there was a hint of sadness in the air as we said farewell to one of our long time and much loved members, Diana Wheeler. The honour of presenting Diana with a token of our esteem and best […]
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This week is National Volunteer Week and so, to say “thank you” all our volunteers were invited to a special invitation only Volunteers’ Morning Tea at the Light Horse & Field Artillery Museum at Nar Nar Goon this morning. All volunteers were guests of the family history group for the […]
Arose at 6.30. There was a grand Ball continuing until the early hour of morning. Having arrived at Port Adelaide we disembarked. Our friends Messrs Leonard & Bailey were waiting our arrival so we had no trouble. We went to the Cafe booked beds for a few nights. Had a […]
Arose at 7 am. The sailors have been busy getting up some of the luggage which they have separated for each Port which will give the passengers but little trouble on disembarking. We expect to arrive at Adelaide tomorrow.
Sunday morning. The last on Board. My companions and I had a special dinner in honour of my birthday. We partook of Turkey roast before Plum Pudding.
Arose at 7 am. We passed our Sister Ship “Heria” who signalled to us as we passed. Saw the Australian Coast about 9.30 which was a very welcome sight. We have three days sailing before reaching Adelaide. Distance 290 miles.
Had a dance on deck this evening. Distance 281 miles.
Arose at 6. A nice morning the sea being quite calm, we are expecting to be in the Australian Bight shortly. Distance 297 miles.
Arose at 6 after one of the worst nights on Board. Tin Boxes and trunks were chasing one another all over the blooming place making an infernal noise. Poor Old Gumbo got rolled out of his berth causing no little amusement. It was however really no laughing matter for he […]