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news or bad treatment the wore dried, and had to be Germans might give them. soaked many hours before The Wolf of course pioked being cooked, nor did they up wireless news every day, much resemble the original printed it, and oiroulatod it artiole : the same remark apthroughout the ship in Ger- plies to the other vegetables. man and English. We did Oocasionally our meals satisfied not, however, hear all the us as far as quantity went, nows that was pioked up, but but in the main we left felt that what we did hear the table feeling that we kept, us at least a little in could with ease have disposed touch with the outside world; of a great deal more. This and we have since been able was especially the case after to verify that, and also to breakfast, which consisted of discover that we missed a bread and jam only. - Each. great deal too.

oabin had a German orderly The accommodation pro- to look after it and wait on vided for the married couples the occupants, and & Japanon the Wolf was situated on ese steward had two or the port-side upper deck. The three cabins to look after “oabins” had been improvised and clean. when the first women and The deck — we were only oivilian prisoners were cap- allowed the port side — was tured, and other cabins had about six feet wide, and been carved out as the part of this was oooupied by number of these prisoners spare spars. Sailors and offiinoreased. The cabins were sers and prisoners, to fetoh of course small - there was their food, were passing along very little room to spare on this deok incessantly all day, the Wolf—and, at the best, so it can easily be imagined makeshift oontrivances; but it there was not much room for must be admitted that our sitting about on deok - obairs. German captors did all they We were, however, allowed to oould to make us as com- go down to the well-deck to fortable as possible under see our friends during the the conditions prevailing. The daytime. They had their meals married couples, the Austra- in the 'tween deoks at differlian military officers, and a ent times to us, but the food few elderly civilians, messed provided was usually just the together in the officers' ward. same. The evenings were the room, quite a tiny saloon, deadliest hours of all on the which was placed at our Wolf. At dusk, the order disposal after the officers had " Sohiff abblenden !” refinished their meals. The food sounded all through the ship; on the Wolf was better cooked sailors came round to put tin than it had been on the plates over all the portholes, Hitachi, but there was of and from thence onward oourse no fresh food of any throughout the night comkind. Even the potatoes plete darkness prevailed on

deck, not a glint of light seen by a passing ship, to showing anywhere.

which the Wolf looked, as When the Wolf considered she was intended to look, exherself in dangerous waters, aotly like an innocent tramp. and when laying mines, even when in action her bulwarks smoking was forbidden on dropped, giving free play to deok. All the cabing bad & her guns and torpedoes. There device by which, direotly the was telephone communication door was open, the light went between her bridge and every out, only to be rolit when gun and every part of the the door olosed. So it was ship; she carried a huge searchimpossible for anyone to light; her masts and funnel leave his cabin with the door were telescopio, and she could open and the light on. There rig an extra funnel. She carwas nothing to do in the ried large supplies of bombs, evenings after the last meal, hand - grenades, rifles, and which was over before eight small arms, had hospitals with o'clock. There was nowhere two dootors on board ; among to sit, except on the dark her crew of more than three deok or in the dark cabins, hundred were representatives for it was so hot that the cabin of every trade; she was thordoors had to be kept open; oughly well equipped in every and the evenings spent on way; the officers had the best the Wolf were certainly very and most powerful binoculars, dreary. Most of us felt wo and absolutely nothing seemed would rather be in jail on to have been forgotten. There shore, for then we should be were, it was said, only three in no risk of being killed at of the officers who were Imany moment by our own perial Navy men— the Compeople, our cells would have mander, the artillery officer, been larger than our cabins, and the lieutenant in charge and our food possibly not of the prisoners. All the much worse; and our jail other officers and a great would at least have been many of the orew were from stationary and not rolling the German meroantile marine, about, though, it must be who had travelled with, mixed confessed, the Wolf was a with, and lived with Englishgood sea boat.

men in many parts of the She had been one of the world. To this fact we un. Hanga Line before the war, doubtedly owed the kindly was about 6000 tons, with a treatment we received on speed of about ten knots at board — treatment which was the outside. She had been infinitely better than we exthoroughly adapted for her pooted to receive. The mawork as a raider: had four jority of the officers and men torpedo - tubes and six guns were certainly kindly disposed (said to be 4.7), not to men- towards us. There is no doubt, tion machine and smaller however, the fear that we might guns, none of which could be be taken by a British oruiser

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deok, not a glint of light seen by a passing ship, to showing anywhere.

which the Wolf looked, as When the Wolf considered she was intended to look, exherself in dangerous waters, aotly like an innocent tramp. and when laying mines, even When in action her bulwarks smoking was forbidden on dropped, giving free play to deok. All the cabins had a her guns and torpedoes. There device by which, directly the was telephone communication door was open, the light went between her bridge and every out, only to be relit when gun and every part of the the door closed. So it was ship; she carried a huge searchimpossible for anyone to light; her masts and funnel leave his cabin with the door were telescopio, and she could open and the light on. There rig an extra funnel. She carwas nothing to do in the ried large supplies of bombs, evenings after the last meal, hand - grenades, rifles, and which was over before eight small arms, bad hospitals with o'olook. There was nowhere two dootors on board; among to sit, except on the dark her crew of more than three dook or in the dark cabins, hundred were representatives for it was so hot that the oabin of every trade; she was thordoors had to be kept open; oughly well equipped in every and the evenings spent on way; the officers had the best the Wolf were certainly very and most powerful binoculars, dreary. Most of us felt wo and absolutely nothing seemed would rather be in jail on to have been forgotten. There shore, for then we should be were, it was said, only three in no risk of being killed at of the officers who were Imany moment by our own perial Navy men— the Compeople, our cells would have mander, the artillery officer, boon larger than our cabins, and the lieutenant in charge and our food possibly not of the prisoners. All the muoh worse; and our jail other officers and a great would at least have been many of the orew were from stationary and not rolling the German mercantile marine, about, though, it must be who had travelled with, mixed oonfessed, the Wolf was a with, and lived with English

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news or bad treatment the wore dried, and had to be Germans might give them. soaked many hours before The Wolf of course picked being cooked, nor did they up wireless news every day, much resemble the original printed it, and circulated it article : the same remark apthroughout the ship in Ger- plies to the other vegetables. man and English. We did Oocasionally our meals satisfied not, however, hear all the us as far as quantity went, news that was pioked up, but but in the main we left felt that what we did hear the table feeling that we kept, us at least a little in could with ease have disposed touch with the outside world; of a great deal more. This and we have since been able was especially the case after to verify that, and also to breakfast, which consisted of discover that we missed & bread and jam only. Each. great deal too.

cabin had a German orderly The sooommodation pro- to look after it and wait on vided for the married oouples the occupants, and & Japan. on the Wolf was situated on ese steward had two or the port-side upper deok. The three cabins to look after "oabins” had been improvised and clean. when the first women and The deck — we were only oivilian prisoners were cap- allowed the port side — was tured, and other cabins had about six feet wide, and been carved out as the part of this was oooupied by number of these prisoners spare spars. Sailors and offiincreased. The cabins were cers and prisoners, to fetoh of course small — there was their food, were passing along very little room to spare on this deok incessantly all day, the Wolfand, at the best, so it can easily be imagined makeshift oontrivances; but it there was not much room for must be admitted that our sitting about on deok - obairs. German captors did all they We were, however, allowed to could to make us as oom- go down to the well-deok to fortable as possible under seo our friends during the the oonditions prevailing. The daytime. They had their meals married couples, the Austra- in the 'tween deoks at differlian military officers, and a ent times to us, but the food few elderly civilians, messed provided was usually just the together in the offioers' ward. same. The evenings were the room, quite & tiny saloon, deadliest hours of all on the which was placed at our Wolf. At dusk, the order disposal after the officers had “ Sohiff abblenden !" refinished their meals. The food sounded all through the ship; on the Wolf was better cooked sailors came round to put tin than it had been on the plates over all the portholes, Hitachi, but there was of and from thence onward oourse no fresh food of any throughout the night comkind. Even the potatoes plete darkness prevailed on

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