1:00 pm Moderate & Cloudy. Got the Anchor in and Cables unbent.
4:00 pm Fresh Breezes and Cloudy, in Steering Sails.
10:00 pm The Southern Lights very firey, the most part of the Sky being covered as Red as blood.
12:00 am Fresh Gales Double Reefed the Topsails.
2:00 am Handed Mizen Topsail.
4:00 am Triple Reefed the Fore Topsail.
8:00 am Thick Rainy Weather. Served Hot Breakfast as usual and Cleaned below. Many Peterels, Pintada Birds and Albatrosses about.
12:00 pm Ditto Weather but got a tolerable Observation. Note this Day is wrong placed.
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