PER ARDUA AD ASTRA
Dear Mr. Carthy,
I am very sorry because I left London without seing you as my presence in the ship was urgently required.
We are now anchored at Milford awaitting to form slow convoy and then proceed bound to ZARATE a Argentine Port up in the Panama River. The ship is old one and belongs to Panama flag. I have a nice agreement as my wages are £ 80 monthly.
I have found out the whereabouts of Jose Larrabeiti and Sebastian Prat but I am sorry I could not get of the others.
Jose Larrabeiti is at the present time sailing in a Spanish ship between Spain and South America. The last time heard in England was at Cardiff joining a