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16 October 1768

Week Days Month Days Winds Course Dist.ce in
Miles
Lat.d in Long.d in West from
Greenwich
Bearings at Noon
Sunday 16 SE Varble NE S 2° E. 72 5° 38' 23° 45' Do N 5° 15' Dt 208 Ls

First part Calm, the remainder, Gentle breezes and fine pleasant weather. At 3h 30° 39" Apparent time PM the observed distce of the & nearest Limbs was 52° 42' 30", the Alt.d of the 's Lower limb 32° 39' the Alt.d Lower Limb 58° 36'. The Longitude of the Ship from the foregoing observations 23° 83' 33" West from Greenwch differing 13' from those made in the Morning or yesterday, the Ship laying all the time becalm'd. Variation of the Compass 8° 45' West.


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