17 June 1770
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17 June 1770

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17 June 1770

[check MS] Sunday 17th Most part strong gales at SE with some heavy showers of rain in the PM. At 6 in the AM being pretty moderate we weigh'd and run in to the Harbour in doing of which we run the Ship a shore twice   the first time she went off without any trouble but the second time She stuck fast, but this was of no concequence any farther then giving us a little trouble and was no no more than what I expected as we had the wind - While the Ship lay fast we got down the fore yard Fore topmast booms &Ca over board and made a raft of them along side —

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