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Day 16, 7 Oct. 1945

0930 Service… 450 att. Rosary. 85…

1045 We saw LAND to Starboard. Land about 55 miles away. looked awfully good after not seeing any since leaving Farllone [Farallon] Islands.

1430 …Observed WORLD WIDE COMMUNION. 125 att. and all partook. Lovely service; the weather was perfect and sea calm… (Intincture method)… hit a reef during prayer of consecration! Capt. C will never live it down. …The Islands look lovely… Gorgeous sunset!