Day fine & warm ― but thick & scirocco ― all day.
5 or 6 ˇ[4 or 5] ―. Coast of Sicily fades[.]
Read Guinevere to Jones & Thompson: ― Major Webber-Smith & others ― all nice fellows. ― The Ives Wright party vulgar. a’ Piano. ― Crowded ship ― but well arranged & good service & food.
I could not sleep below but lay on a sofa in the salon.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]