1 pm: Fair and pleasant Weather which enable me to get some good observations, from which the Mean of my Time Keepers differ only 7 Miles.
5 pm: Worked the Pumps to Ventilate the Ship.
7 pm: In all small Sails and two Reefs of the Top Sails
Unbent Old Main Top Gallant Sail and bent a new One.
12 mid: Fine Night, Porpoises about the Ship
5 am: Out all Reefs and made Sail. Saw Man of War Birds Tropic Birds and Bonetos.
7 am: Served thick Portable Soup Gruel for Breakfast, Krout in the Pease for Dinner.
8 am: Cleaned below and Aired with Fires. Exercised at Small Arms and fired. Sailmakers repairing Main Top Gallant Sail. Hands Picking Oakam and Working up Junk.
12 noon: Fair Weather and Hazy. Saw a brown Booby and Man of War Bird. Got some good Observations.
Assistant in Company