Category Archives: Port Royal (Jamaica)

20th January 1917

At Port Royal. I came on watch at midnight. Patient soon gave me a job, his tooth having started aching again. I attended to him and he soon went off to sleep, still being asleep now (2-30 a.m.). I am … Continue reading

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19th January 1917

At sea. 3 a.m. Just come on watch. Patient has been complaining of toothache, and I have attended to him. Daylight came in about 6 a.m. so I opened up the ports.  On so doing I saw a large island … Continue reading

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27th December 1916

At Kingston. “Mail will close at noon tomorrow” reads a notice placed on the board. I must get busy with my letters and photos for you folks. Rumours of the arrival on a mail were current today, but the steamer … Continue reading

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21st December 1916

Arrived at Port Royal (opposite Kingston) at 8-30 a.m. It is a good job we came in for it was coming on rather rough and our motion was getting rather nasty in consequence. We have come here to coal and, … Continue reading

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