Day 30, 21 Oct. 1945

0930 General Service on deck; 150 att. Hosp. service at 1030... 52 att. CH Moscinski held mass this afternoon... 44 att. Things are really fouled up. I told WWJ and Bos what I thought of them today, but got no rise out of either of them... a lovely day... The night was perfect... at least..

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Day 29, 20 October 1945

1000 devotional A lovely day. But the ship is a mess; not enuf well people to keep it clean. Making good time. Spent some time on the flying bridge tonite; it was beautiful. Full moon, warm breeze, and a calm sea. Things generally quiet, but Bos was going worse than usual. Not much help this..

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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..

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