10 January 1769
Previous/Next Page
Cook's Journal: Daily EntriesVoyaging Accounts
Table of Contents

On this day ...
10 January 1769

Endeavour Voyage Maps
Joseph Banks



Contact us

Search for
in Falconer's Dictionary of the Marine
10 January 1769

Week Days Month Days Winds Courses Dist Sail'd in Mile Latd in South Longd in West from
Bearings At Noon
Tuesday 10 WSW & SW So 18° Wt 38 52°.. 54' 63°..10'  

Moderate breezes and fine clear weather - at 2PM sounded and had 86 fathom black sand and small stones - Variation 21°..57' Et   At 1/2 past 10 Tack'd having stood South 12 Leagues, after standing to the Westward 14 Miles sounded and had 80 fathom black grey sand, 3 Leagues farther 76 fathom coarse black sand ^Tacked, and at Noon had 70 fathom black gravel and small Stones of different Colours — Saw several flights of black Sheer waters —

Concepts in South Seas Companion: sounding (nautical term)
Natural Phenomena in South Seas Companion: sooty shearwater

Previous Page Voyaging Accounts Next Page

© Transcription of National Library of Australia, Manuscript 1 page 26, 2004
Published by South Seas, using the Web Academic Resource Publisher
To cite this page use: