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7 December 1768

Wednesday 7th First and latter parts a Gentle breeze at SE and East, the Middle Calm: at 5 AM weigh'd and tow'd out of the Bay    at 8 discharged the Pilot and his Boat: a breeze of wind springing up Easterly made sail out to sea and sent a Boat to one of the Islands laying before the Bay to cut Brooms a thing we was were not permitted to do while we lay in the Harbour - the Guard Boat which had constantly attended all the time we lay in ^the Bay and Harbour did not leave us untill the Pilot was discharged — At noon the Sugar Loafe at the West entrance of the Bay bore NBW1/2W distant eight or nine Miles —



Parties in South Seas Companion: pilot
Cultural Artefacts in South Seas Companion: cutting brooms
Places in South Seas Companion: Pao de Acucar

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