30 December 1768
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30 December 1768

Week Days Month Days Winds Courses Distce in Miles Latd in South Longd in W: from
Bearing At Noon
Friday 30 Varble So 30 W 54 42..32' 60..15'  

Little wind sometimes Calm, the first part clear Weather, the remainder Fogy and hazey    Soundings from 44 to 49 fathom a grey sandy bottom. Caught both this morning and last night a great number of Insects, some were upon the wing, but the greatest part were upon the Water, and many of these a live and of such Sorts as cannot fly far; and yet at this time we could not be less than 30 Leagues from Land —

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