14th October1878 – 18th day

“Up at 7.30 & we are going along at abt 10 knots an hour in the right direction. All well & up except the guv’nor who is still in his bunk where he has been for 10 days. Did on average about 8 knots all day. Bed at 10. Nothing fresh today.”

Extract from A.Whelen’s travel journal aboard the Hesperides sailing from England to Australia in 1878

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