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Seemed almost a mutiny again hundreds of troops climed (sic) down ropes into boats of eager n**gers & got ashore, after being so disap- pointed in not being allowed ashore. These defaulters were all caught & reprimanded for punishment at disembark- ation
"NATIVES IN SMALL BOATS COMING ALONGSIDE THE "STAR OF VICTORIA" AT COLOMBO IN 1915"