February 22, 1918
Arose at 7 A.M. Ate and turned to.
Snow squalls all day.
Over sea-sickness, but very weak.
Had “General Quarters” when we sighted a ship acting suspiciously.
Had to climb up ratlines to my station in main top. Rolling something fierce up there and very cold, also snowing. Stayed up 1/2 hr until we outsped other ship.
“Abandon Ship” drill in afternoon.
We picked up rest of convoy this afternoon and are running abreast of “President Grant,” on which Jack Fox is assigned.
Ran slow all night on account of one of the ships having engine trouble.
Turned in a 6 P.M.