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13 January 1769

Week Days Month Days Winds Courses Dist Sail'd in Mile Latd in South Longd in West from
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Bearings At Noon
Friday 13 NEBE WSW SW         Cape St Diego North 2 Leagues Plying in Strait Le Maire

The greatest part of this day little wind and clowdy, at 8 PM Cape St Diego at the west entrance of Strait Le Maire East Distce about 5 leagues, kept under an easy sail untill day light at which time we was ^were abreast of Cape St Diego and then put into the Straits, but the tide soon turn'd against us and oblige'd us to haul under the Cape again and wait untill 9 AM when it shifted in our favour     Put into the Straits again with a moderate breeze at SW which soon grew boisterous. With very h^eavy squalls With rain & hail and obliged us to close reef our top-sails —



Cultural Artefacts in South Seas Companion: reef (nautical term)
Places in South Seas Companion: Strait le Maire

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