11 April 1769
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11 April 1769

Week Days Month Days Winds Course's Distce Sail'd in Miles Latd In South Longd in West from Greenwich Bearings at Noon
Aprl 1769              
Tuesday 11 Varble N 66° W. 54 17..38 148°..39' Osnaburg Island E1/2S Distce 13 Leags

First part little wind and clowdy, the remainder, the remainder Little wind and very Variable unsettled weather with some rain - PM. Took several Observations of the Sun and Moon which gave the Longd of the Ship to be 148°..18' Wt and differs but little from that given by the Log -   At 6 AM saw King Georges Island extending from WBS1/2S to WBN1/2N it appear'd very high and Mountainous —

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