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Date: April 8th 1916
signed "Gus."

[written on the back side of a postcard picturing a troopship captioned “R.M.S. Empress of Britain”]

April. 8./16.

This is her, not a bad looking craft, eh. would like if you would take this out home and leave it for me. Have not taken any pictures on board, as was foggy for the first couple of days, and there are not many views now. This is a good picture of her, but she is painted a dull grey, from top to bottom, seen all kind of ships in Halifax, some smoky burg that

Tra. La.

[written at top right corner in blue pen, author and date added unknown: “while looking through some ancient mail came accross of This J E.”]

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