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As they are all alone with their crew, they did not give me time to change my soiled white trousers, and half sleeve shirt or to put socks inside my canvas shoes. She is a [[underlined]] beautiful ship, [[/underlined]] looked to me as large as an ocean [[strikethrough]] stea [[/strikethrough]] passenger ship so [[underlined]] big and comfortable [[/underlined]] and so much [[underlined]] luxury [[/underlined]] and such a [[underlined]] numerous crew that one [[/underlined]] could hardly imagine her otherwise than a passenger boat without passengers instead of a [[strikethrough]] crew [[/strikethrough]] yacht. [[underlined]] Frederick S. Fish [[/underlined]] in all his [[underlined]] pompousness [[/underlined]] seems to [[underlined]] like this sort of thing [[/underlined]] and I do not think that either he or [[underlined]] Harry Cooper [[/underlined]] are such of the [[underlined]] roughing type of sailor [[/underlined]] In fact I gained the impression as if they were very dependent on their crew from Captain
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to Engine men. Had an excellent dinner well prepared and well served. excellent cock tails. and went to examine every detail of the ship. She is steel - built exceedingly well constructed in every detail. [[underlined]] Crew [[/underlined]] are [[underlined]] all Scandinavians. Chief engineer [[/underlined]] is a rotund [[underlined]] German [[/underlined]] who used to run [[underlined]] Diesel - Engine [[/underlined]] on one of the submarine [[underlined]] boats of the Kaiser. [[/underlined]] Everything is kept to perfection. In all this luxury and comfort I could hardly remember the contrast [[underlined]] of my little Ion [[/underlined]] which to those two people must have appeared as the limit of discomfort and poverty. Yet, if [[underlined]] I ever had entertained the wish or desire of owning a large yacht I lost it then and there. [[/underlined]] It is [[underlined]] no longer yachting it is being 

Transcription Notes:
I use past tense 'underlined' with a 'd' because that is my understanding from the instructions. It seems a waste of time to edit just to remove the 'd' in 'underlined'. If I review and the transcriber just uses 'underline' I do not add the 'd'

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