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6 October 1770

Saturday 6th At 2 o'clock in the PM finding that we could not stem the Current we Anchord with the Kedge Anchor under Bantam point where we lay untill 9 at which time the Current made slowly to the Eastward and at the same time a light breeze springing up at SE we weigh'd and Stood to the East untill 10 oClock in the AM when the Current obliged us again Again to anchor in 22 fathom, Pula Baby bearing EBS1/2S distant 3 or 4 Miles — Our Soundings from Bantam point to this place was from 36 to 22 fathoms —


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