Thursday 23 Moderate and cloudy weather. Stowed the spare Anchor and rounded the cables – received Fresh Beef – shifted further aft 2 main shrouds. Set up the rigging fore & aft, and blacked the Bends
Friday 24 Fresh Breezes and clear. rattled down the lower shrouds afresh and employed making Points & Gaskets – AM. Ditto Weather. received on board 12 4 pounders with the shot and Gunners stores. Employed occasionally – received also 4½ Hogsheads of Sugar
Saturday 25 Moderate weather. received 5 tons of Iron Ballast – received 30 barrels, 30 half barrels of Powder and 10 ½ barrels of filled ammunition Employed painting the masts – At slack water tripped the best Bower with the Launch and let it go further from the ship, being too slack moored – employed pointing the cables & about the rigging
Sunday 26 Moderate and fair. received Fresh Beef – Employed cleaning ship fore and aft
Monday 27 Ditto Weather. Arrived the Kite Cutter from the Eastward. Employed occasionally
Tuesday 28 Moderate and cloudy received the Boats from the yard at [3?] [?] with some Carpenter stores. AM Ditto Weather. Mustered the ships company. up Top Gallant yards. received Swivels with the remaining Gunners stores
Wednesday 29 Ditto Weather. Sat up the Main rigging and employed making Mats &c. received fresh Beef – arrived HM Sloop Drake from Yarmouth roads. Came on board a Pilot to take charge of the ship
Thursday 30 Fresh Gales and cloudy weather. Sat up the Top Gallant rigging – shortened the brace Pendants fore and aft – received Beer and returned some empty casks – People employed making Points and Gaskets &c.