7th November 1878 – 42nd day

“Out at 7.30 & had a bath. Doing about 7 knots all day.


The heat is now so intense that it is impossible to do anything so that the news are therefore very scanty. In the evening had some gymnastics & to bed early.”

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

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