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24 August 1769

Week Days &Ca Winds Courses Distce Sd in Miles Latd In Longd in West [of Greenwich] Bearings at Noon
Thurs 24 Varble SSE 41 32..44 147..10  

The first part light Airs and Calm, the Middle Moderate breezes and Clowdy, the latter part very Squally with rain. A.M. Variation pr Azth 7°..18' East. At Noon took in the Topsails and got down topgallant Yards, Saw a Water spout in the NW, it was about the breadth of a Rain Bow, of a Dark Colour, the upper end of the Clowd from whence it came was about 8° above the Horizon —


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