7 January 1769
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7 January 1769

Week Days Month Days Winds Courses Distce Saild in Miles Latd in South Longd in West from
Bearing At Noon
Saturday 7 Southerly So So 62° E 14 51..26 61°..59'  

First part Strong gales with excessive hard Squales accompney'd with rain, at 9 PM wore and brought too her head to the westward under the Main sail, and reef'd the Fore sail for the first time — the Storm continued with little intermission untill a little toward Noon when it abated so as we could set the Topsails close reef'd — Saw ma[n]y Penguins and some Seals —

Natural Phenomena in South Seas Companion: south American fur seal

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