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12-16 one of the captured German boats. I understand there are in all 4200 men aboard, Crew 800: which leaves 3,400 soldiers. On duty 5 P.M to 8 AM-17th as cpl. duties to post guard,

17 sea rougher ship rolling. Lots of fellows sick. I am feeling fine so far. The general spirit among troops is excellent, talking, laughing & jokes all the time, no thought of subs or danger, if felt is not expressed.

19 Seasick for past two days, passed a transp steamer 18th & saw some large fish yesterday

20 Writing letters. At 12 noon our convoy is scattered, & speed is cut down to about