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8 January 1769

Week Days Month Days Winds Courses Dist Sail'd in Mile Latd in South Longd in West from
Greenw:h
Bearings At Noon
Sunday 8 So SW, Wt & NW N. 72° W. 33 51°.. 16' 62°.. 50'  

Wind and weather both Variable, but for the most part little wind - PM loos'd the reef out of the Fore sail and two reefs out of each topsail — AM got topgt Yards aCross and loose'd all the reefs out. Soundings from 80 to 75 fathom



Concepts in South Seas Companion: sounding (nautical term)
Cultural Artefacts in South Seas Companion: reef (nautical term) | topgallant yards | yards

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