1 pm: Moderate and cloudy. Shortened sail and out Jolly boat – sent for Lieutenant Portlock. Up boat and made sail – Saw 3 Tropic birds and 3 Egg-birds. – Exercised the Boat's Crews at Small Arms, and the Marines with Powder.
7 pm: Saw a Sheerwater – The boat returned from having put Lieutenant Portlock on board the Assistant
8 pm: Filled, in 1st reef Top Sails and made sail.
9 pm: Ditto Weather
10 pm: Squally with flying showers
11 pm: Handed Top Gallant Sails – in 2nd reef Top Sails – Fresh breezes with a swell from the NNW
2 am: Thick rainy weather with squalls
4 am: In 3rdf reef Top Sails
6 am: rain and squally weather
8 am: Moderate weather made sail – People breakfasted on Portable Soup Gruel as usual. – read the Articles of War and punished [James?] Davis Marine with 12 Lashes for Insolence Served Krout & Sweet Wort – no Borecole to day. – Spruce Beer for ships company in lieu of Wine – Employed mending their Cloaths &c
12 noon: Moderate breezes and fair weather loosed the small sails to dry
Latitude Observed 30°:46′ South