28 February 1771
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28 February 1771

Week Ds Mo Ds Winds Course's Distce Saild Lat. in South Longd in West  
        Miles °       ' °          '  
Thurs. 28 NEBE North S.851/2° Wt 88 29..37 319..5 pr Log  
    & SW       322..5 pr Obn  

Moderate breezes and fair weather untill near 5 oClock in the AM when a heavy squall from the SW attended with rain took us all a back and obliged us to put before the wind the beter to take in our sails but before this could be done the Fore Topsl was split in many places, by 6 oClock the Topsails ^& Mn Sail were handed and we brought too under the Fore sail and Mizn At 8 oClock it fell more Moderate and we set the Main sail and brought another Fore Topsail to the Yard - At Noon had strong gales and Clowdy weather —

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