Sailed from Manila 1:30 PM. Ran down Filipino fishing boat with 18 men aboard 11 PM. [The Philippine portion of the diary ends here]
George E. Steiger
(1905 — 1960), Captain, U.S. Army. P.O.W. in the Philippines and Japan.
Restricted to area. Sent L’O radiogram – 26 words $3.16. Boarded Storm King.
Tooth pulled AM. Clothing to buy cap. Rest and write to L’O in PM.
Roundabout with Tom Sawyer in AM. Drew clothing in PM. Tom Sawyer, Jane Lownsberry, Betty Van Kirk and I to 21 Club.
“Processing” medical in AM. Administrative processing in PM. Many beautiful letters from L’O.
Sick call for tooth AM. Manila for pictures PM. Met Betty Van Kirk of Swarthmore and P and G.
Landed about 7 PM. Arrived 688 Replacement Co., Alabamy 10 PM. 2 cans beer. Very bad toothache.
Passed through South Channel 7 AM. Dropped anchor Manila 9:30 AM. Rain.