1 pm: Fresh breezes and cloudy weather
2 pm: In 1st reef Fore & Mizen Top Sails – At 2 Squally, in 2nd reef Fore & Main Sails, handed Top Gallant Sails and down Jibb & staysails. At 3 Moderate and clear out 2nd. reef Top Sails, set jib & Top Gallant Sails – Saw several whales
10 pm: Moderate and clear weather
12 mid: Light airs and hazy.
3 am: Moderate breezes. Tacked ship. Lightning to the Eastward
4 am: Tacked ship. Ditto Weather and Cloudy.
6 am: At 6 saw the Land bearing SSW. At 7¾ NE end of Isle of Sal S¾E – West point SbW distant 6 or 7 Leagues – At 8 East point of Sal S9°E – 2nd Hill S13½°W & West point S17½°W.
11 am: Employed making Points &c. Washed & cleaned the ship fore and aft – Sailmakers and Carpenters employed professionally for the ship.
12 noon: At Noon, North Mountain bore S86°E the
NW Mountain S85°E. Center Mountain S75°E and the West Mountain S35E. Saw a square
rigged vessel at anchor in the road S58°E – Extremes of the Island from S82E to
S86E – distance off the land 2 leagues – Fresh breezes and hazy the
Assistant in company
Latitude Observed:16°:15′ North