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28 December 1768

Week Days Month Days Winds Courses Distce in Miles Latd in South Longd in W: from
Greenwich
Bearing At Noon
Wednesday 28 SE to South     40..49' 58..29'  

First part St[r]ong gales and clowdy which obliged us to get down Topgt yards —

at 8 PM it blew a Storm of wind with rain which brought us under our Mainsail with her head to the westward, sounded and 50 fm fine brown sand    at midnight had 40 fm the same bottom, and 4 AM had 46 fm Coral rock, the weather being more moderate made sail under the Courses, and at 9 set the Topsails with two reefs in —



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