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11 October 1768

Week Days Month Days Winds Course Dist.ce in
Miles
Latitude in Longd in West from
Greenwich
Bearings at Noon
Tuesday 11 SEerly S 52° W 18 7° 36' 22° 8' Do N 3° E Dt 168 Leags

Weather very variable with frequent squalls, rain and Lightning. By the observed Latd at Noon I find the ship hath only made 22 Miles Southing since the last observation two days ago, whereas the Logg gives 55 Miles -- a prooff that there is a Current seting to the Northward.



Cultural Artefacts in South Seas Companion: log (nautical)

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