7 October 1770
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7 October 1770

Sunday 7th Light Airs from the Southward with frequent Calms - At 6 oClock in the PM weighd with a light breeze at SSW, which was not sufficient to stem the Current and was therefore obliged to Come too again in 15 fathom    At 10 oClock weighd again and Stood to the Eastward with the wind at SSE — At 11 AM Anchord in 21 fathom, the West end of Wapping Island bore South distant 3 Miles and the Thousand Islands NBE1/2E distant 3 or 4 Miles - found the Current still set to the westward —

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