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Revised 2012-11-25

Bounty Logbook Mar 2, 1788

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HKFCoursesWindsRems. Sunday 2nd. March 1788 Observations
11 SWENELight Airs & fine Wr.
21
31
41"East
514Empd at the Pumps as usual At 5h..4′ Latd. 32°..12′ So
Longd. T Keeper 44..27..36 W.
612
71
81
91
101
112"NESet Steering Sails the Starbd side
1224"NNE
13"NE
236""In Steering Sails from the Larbd. side
344
442"NNW
554
66"NWCaught three Bonitos
764
87"NWBWIn M T Mt. & M T. Gt Steering Sails.
Musterd saw all hands Clean Read the Articles of War and performed Divine Service. I now thought it for the good of the Service to give Mr. Fletcher Christian an Acting Order as Lieutt. I therefore ordered it to be read to all hands.
At 20h..5′ Latd 32°..50′..11″ So
Longd. T. Keeper 45..35 W
Varian pr. Azimhs
A Compass  9..55 Et
 Do.       9..38
B Compass 10..01
 Do.     10..27 
 Mean  10..00 Et
962
1052
1124
1214""At 11 Very Squally. Rain & Thunder. Clewed all Sails up & I took this opportunity to Sound with 240 fms. line, but found no Ground. At Noon fair Wr. and made all Sail. Whales seen but no Birds.
72Meridn. Altd.
OdotCenter
62°4′
6368
6440
Difference Longd. this day by
DRTK
1°..09′W1°..02′W
 LatitudeLongitudeRems at Noon
CourseDist.Obsd.D. R.D. R.T. K.L. & T. K.Therr. in Air
So52°W8932°..59′So32°..51′So48°..47′W45°..44′W45°..28′W74°

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