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12 February 1769

Week Days Month Days Winds Courses Distce Sail'd in Miles Latd in Longd in Greenwich Bearings at Noon
Sunday 12 SW & So No 48° W 113 49°..41' 89°..36'  

First and Middle part fresh gales and clowdy latter little wind and clear.   having for some time past generally found the Ship by Obsern to the Northward of the Logg, which is not owing to a current as I at first imagined but to a wrong division of the Log line   being 21/2 feet in each knot; but this is now rectified —



Cultural Artefacts in South Seas Companion: log (nautical)

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