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Date: May 31st 1900

Got up at 3:30 A.M. Could see the lights of Light Houses. Sighted Table Mountain and lights of Cape Town at 6:30 A.M. Dropped anchor in harbour at 7 A.M. Harbour full of Steam ships and sailing vessels. Don't know when we are going to land. Flat along the front and a high hill and Table Mt. back of it. Town of Green Point around foot of the hill. Cape Town farther in the harbour. Thousands of ducks in Table Bay. Divers that look something like a seal. Lots of gulls. Some officers came on board and some men went on shore. Green Point looks very pretty. Looks to be a fort on top of hill. Table Mt. looks as bare and level as a table. Brick wall built out in harbour. Town looks very pretty all lit up. All coloured lights some showing brighter than others. A Search Light at the entrance to the harbour. It throws its light a very long distance.