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VICTOR HUTLEY’S DIARY OF THE 1925 ROYAL TOUR OF AFRICA AND SOUTH AMERICA, IN FIVE PARTS.

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The 22-year-old Victor ‘Dick’ Hutley records his voyage as part of the Royal Tour of West Africa, South Africa and South America from the sick berth of the battlecruiser, HMS Repulse.

Part 1: Departure. A voyage from Portsmouth to Tenerife.

Part II: Accra: ceremony, music, plague and sharks

Part III: Crossing the Line

Part IV: Simonstown Hospital

Part V: Treating the Prince.

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