2nd November 1878 – 37th day

Another dead calm & only 300 miles from the line so imagine how cold it is. Joey & I made our beds once again for a change our usual time for making them is every 2 to 3 weeks. Little of consequence occurs today. Had a game of whist & to bed at 11.30”

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


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