1 pm: Very Strong Gale and dark Cloudy Weather with a Misty Horizon. Bore down to the Assistant
2 pm: Handed the Fore Sail—
4 pm: Handed the Main Top Sail.
6 pm: Very unpleasant Weather and damp Air.
Let fresh Water into the Ship and Worked the pumps.—
9 pm: Fires all Night to Air the Ship
12 mid: More Moderate - Set Main Top Sail —
4 am: Fresh Gales and Squally with Rain
Set the Fore Top Sail
7 am: Moderating, made more Sail.
8 am: Served thick portable Soup Gruel for breakfast, Krout and Sweet Wort, and Bore Cole in the pease for Dinner.—
10 am: Washed below and dried with Fires —
11 am: Sailmakers mending Sails. –
12 noon: Fresh Breezes and Cloudy Weather. The Sun out at intervals, but could only get
Some Albetrosses and small Petterals.
Assistant in Company. I sent a Quarter of Mutton to Mr. Portlock by a float—