6 March 1771
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6 March 1771

Week Days Mo Ds Winds Course's Distce Saild Lat. in South Longd in West  
        Miles °       ' °          '  
Wed. . 6 Southerly S 54° E 37 32..4 330..44 Pr Obsern  
            323..36 Pr Reckoning  

Moderate gales with Hazey Rainy weather   Stood to the Eastward all the Day having the Land in sight which at 4 oClock in the PM extended from NEBN to SWBW Distant 5 Leagues — At 6 in the Morning we could only see it at West distant 7 or 8 Leagues — At Noon found the Ship by Observation 90 Miles to the Southward of Account, thus far the Current has carried us ^to the South sence the last Observation which was only two days ago, but it is plane from the posission of the Co^ast that we have been carried full as far to the West also Notwithstanding we have been Standing all the time to the ENE

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