At Harold Snagge's yesterday and day before. Basil Lubbock (author of "Round the Horn before the Mast") told various of his adventures in two wars and in Klondyke and as a seaman. He said, and repeated, that he had met only one or two British cowards. Practically everybody was brave in danger. He expected shell-shock, and also 'panic' affecting a number of people together.
square-rig masters. He was a keen yachtsman, hunter and cricketer;
he was a member of the Society for Nautical Research.
John Masefield wrote of him: