Arose at 6 am and went on deck as soon as I could. The ship was tossing a little and a good many were sick, practically all of the women and most of the men. Most of the fellows in my room were sick, but I had had a good […]
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I awoke at 5.30 got washed and went on Deck, and took a sharp walk round the ship to get warm, for I had had a dreadful night being nearly starved to death, whilst some of the passengers had been howling like wolves all night – this makes things look […]
Arose rather late, partook of a hurried breakfast, procured a cab as quickly as possible and booted down to Fenchurch Street Station just in time to catch the special train for the pier – arriving safe at the Royal Albert Dock we got our luggage on board as soon as […]
From the hamlet of Wildboarclough I proceeded on my journey to the market town of Macclesfield, taking leave of my friends and relations, I secured a ticket for the 8.14 for London and was soon travelling on at a good pace, leaving the old country far behind – only stopping […]
It was one hundred and twenty six years ago, to this very day, that AB Steele, a young man at the tender age of 21 said farewell to family and friends in a little village in East Cheshire and began the journey that would eventually see him make a home […]