24 February 1769
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24 February 1769

Week Days Month Days Winds Course's Distce Sail'd in Miles Latd in Longd in Wt Greenwch Bearings &Ca Noon
Friday 24 Calm ENE & ESE N 42° 45' W 79 43.37 107°.6  

First part Calm, Middle light breezes, latter fresh breeze and hazey    PM had several azimuths all of which gave the Variation less then 4° East, but they were a little doubtfull on account of the rowling of the Ship; what winds we have had this Day hath been from the Eastward and are the first we have had from that quarter sence we left the Latd 58° 46' —

Concepts in South Seas Companion: azimuth | compass variation

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