At sea. G. Q’s. Very rough.
Major of Marines is sick with what appears to be measles, but the rash may be due to medicine he has been taking. It has gone round the ship that he has got measles and growls are going about because of the possibility of the ship having to go in quarantine. F. S. says he will not have ship put in quarantine if possible.
We are 1,200 miles from England now.