12-20 2 knots an hour are waiting for our torpedo boats. Sea smoothest it has been on trip over. Boat drill in life belts started a couple days ago, I am assigned to boat no 7. Have 3 drills a day usually. In the Gulf Stream & weather is warm as summer, was mistaken about the Destroyers coming up was for target practice our convoy scattered.
21 Target practice today, Our Battle-ship is the South Carolina. The Covington is Flag Ship, Each night my pard Elmer Schimel, & I have a long chat - about everything