Got up at 7 am but had had very little sleep all night owing to the vessel rolling so. We had service to-day this begins my second sunday a-Board. The Minister delivered a beautiful sermon, taking for his text the 23rd verse 11 chapter St. Matthew; the lesson 3rd Psalm. […]
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Arose at 7 am having slept better after my trip yesterday. There are more passengers sick. No great event took place today. The sea running mountains high – so to speak – made things look rather miserable.
Arose at 4 am to find we were nearing Naples, Mount Vesuvious being in sight we could see volumes of smoke rising out of the crater. We arrived at Naples at 9.30 am, casting anchor in the Bay about half a mile from the shore. The Captain sent on a […]
Arose at 6 am a beautiful morning. We had a fine sports to-day. The passengers are busy writing their letters ready for the mail at Naples. Distance 302 miles.
Arose at 5 am and found, on getting on deck that we were by this time out of sight of land. The Sailors were busy getting up some of the 3rd class passengers luggage. The boxes are in dreadful state, one fellow having his box knocked into all shapes and […]
I did not turn below last night at all, but stayed on deck in order to see the rocks of Gibraltar, but was dissapointed owing to the darkness. We hail through the Straits at 2.30 am. We could see the red lights and signals that were shewn, and we had […]
Awoke at 5 am and went on deck to find that we were nearing Cafe St Vincent. Not being very far from the coast we could see ruggy crags which very picturesque, with the green patches of herbage scattered amongst the hills. The first series of royal MS “Orient” athletic […]
Sunday morning 6.30 and found we has passed the Bay of Biscay the hills of Portugal now being in sight the peaks rising one above the another till they are lost on the Horizon. The passengers have all mustered on Board for Divine Service, there being about 600 souls including […]
Arose at 4 am, and went on deck to find that we had by this time entered the bay of Biscay. For myself I have felt no sickness at present but Bayley is very bad and cannot turn out. He is rather short of “pluck” .. and is quite “capped” […]