Item 03: Frank Hurley diary, 1 January 1915 – 13 January 1916

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22 Fri
69° 11´ 30? LAT long 51 7 W Heavy deposit of rime crystals all over ship & rigging A welcome capture of two crab-eaters which replenish our depleted larder. Blubber packed in boxes for the furnaces to supplement coal Two killers push their vicious heads through the thin ice

23 Sat
Now have 22 hrs daylight Cloudy with mist & snow 69.11 S 51. 6 W