1 pm: Fresh Gale and fine Weather. Up Top Gallant Yards.
2 pm: Out 2d Reefs. Head Sea.
3 pm: Saw a Cape Hen. Some Albetrosses, Pintada Birds and Sheerwaters.
5 pm: Worked the Pumps as usual.
7 pm: Felt a Strong smell of Rock Weed, our People who have been on the Whale Fishery said it was from some Whales near us.
12 mid: Calm and fair Weather.
4 am: A Dew.
6 am: Saw a Shark. Some Guard Fish and many Blubbers.
7 am: Fine Weather. Hot Breakfast as usual and extra allowances.
9 am: Employed filling Salt Water and mending Top Gallant Sails. Carpenters painting. Sounded with 248 fathoms line but got no bottom.
12 noon: Fine Weather and a Breeze Springing up.
Assistant in Company.