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to day and get our mail By careful kedging and skilful use of three anchors we managed to get the boat around the dangerous turns of the channel and finally after the last [[strikethrough]] bend [[/strikethrough]] difficult bend when we had some straight stretch we could use the engine and get ahead, happy to be liberated from that hole [[underlined in red]] Albert [[/underlined in red]] went back to fetch the kedge anchors and stakes for marking the channel which we had left behind and then at 1 P.M we left for Miami where we arrived at about 5:15 P.M just when it was dark. While passing the [[underlined in red]] Naval Aviation Camp I saw [[/underlined in red]]
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[[underlined in red]] 11 machines in the air at the same time. [[/underlined in red]] Then a beautiful sunset with red sky. [[underlined in red]] The last sunset of that memorable year 1918 the last sunset to mark that bloody epoch of four years. [[/underlined in red]]
Anchored [[underlined in red]] before the Yacht Club. no other boats there [[/underlined in red]] and no body in the club house which was all dark [[underlined in red]] Albert [[/underlined in red]] went to town for my mail while I remained aboard. Short note of [[underlined in red]] Celine [[/underlined in red]] that all is well at home. Albert brought newspapers aboard. Quiet night's rest
[[double underlined]] Jan.1.1919 [[/double underlined]] [[underlined]] Wednesday [[/underlined]] Beautiful morning. [[underlined in red]] The Yacht Club is hoisting its flag first time of season [[/underlined in red]] and shoots its [[underlined in red]] salute gun. We are the only boat there [[/underlined in red]] 
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