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Week Days Month Days Winds Course Distce Latd in Longd in West from Greenwich Bearings at Noon
Wednesday 31 West to W S 36° E 82 M. 45° 3' 8° 43' W Lizd NNE Dist. 105 leagues

Fore and middle parts Moderate breeze and clear, latter fresh Gales and clowdy. At 6 pm loosed the 2nd reef out of the Topsails and at 8 am took them in again. At Noon Tacked and stood to the NW, having stood before to the southward.



Concepts in South Seas Companion: tacking (nautical term)
Cultural Artefacts in South Seas Companion: reef (nautical term) | topsails

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