¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 several compasses on board in different parts of the ship and no two of them agree, which is due mostly to the iron ships attraction. Our course should show almost directly East whereas we are pointing about 25° S of E and the Sun stands 10° to 12° still further south. Last night and today we were really “rocked in the cradle of the deep”, it was almost impossible for dishes to say on the table although stayed by strips.
¶ 8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 At 2 P.M. had Episcopalean [sic] service, with full attendance of the American element. The impiety and disrespect of the French and Jewish portion present, was manifested by their chatting and novel reading during service.