16th Saturday – The “Eliza Anderson”
came along side about 10 a.m. We set to work
immediately putting cargo into her.
4:30 p.m. I warned the men that we were to start the following
morning at 3. All of the
married men with the women and children
for Langley and 30 NCO and men for Queenborough -
The skipper of the “Eliza Anderson” paid our men a dollar
each for working after hours getting out cargo: They finished
sappers at Pilgrim’s Rest Barracks Gave our married
people a grand entertainment.
had not gone ashore all day, except taking a few trips to the
landing place getting back the women and
--From the Journal of Lt. Lempriere, RE,
on board the Thames City at