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illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... hard squalls and Rain. Down
T. G. Yards. A large Sea from the S. W. Ship Labours much. At 10
and 11 P. M. hard Squalls with some Rain, and much Noise and
Laughing in the Dining Room, but productive in the end of great
satisfaction to Mr. Erkelen's, who was at this formally Discharged
from his Majesty's Service by the joint consent of all the
Gentlemen. Forfeit a Supper and 6 dozen old Hock. Set T. Sails, a
smart breeze and high sea still continuing. Distance, 97. Lat.
observed, 44.12. Long. 35.51. Sunday, May 2gth. Wind W. B. N. Fair
Weather, but strong Gales and Squally, with a heavy Sea from the
Westward, which makes the Ship Labour much. Still squally; handed
F. T. Sail. Fair Weather, Strong Gales and Squally. Handed M. T. S.
and M. Sail. Wore Ship, Lay too, up S. W. off S. S. W. Distance, 7
DEGREES. Lat. observed. 45.25. Long. 35.51. Monday, May jotn. Wind
S. S. W. Strong Gales and mostly fair Weather, with heavy Sea from
the Westward. Set M. S. and T. Sails. No Observation. Distance, 36.
Lat. 44.49. Long. 35.40. Tuesday, May j1st. Wind N. N. W. The first
part of these 24 hours light Breezes and clear. The latter part
Squally with Rain. Distance, 10t. Lat. observedl 43.8. Long. 35.54.
Wednesday, June 1st. Wind W. N. W. Squally with hard Rain, handed
Top Sails. Moderate breezes and fair Weather. Set T. Sails, out 1st
& 2d Reef F. T. Sail. At 7 P. M. spoke a Snow from London,
bound to Marble Head, out four Weeks. At 8, out 2d Reef M. T. Sail.
A Brig ahead standing about N. W. Distance, 70. Lat. observed,
42.20. Long. 37.2. Thursday, June 2d. Wind S. W. B. W. and W. Fresh
Breezes and mostly Cloudy Weather. Wind W. S. W. In 2d Reef M. T.
Sail, Fresh Gale, handed F. T. Sail. Set F. T. Sail. Weather a
little more moderate. Spoke a Brig from...
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