1 pm: Strong gales and thick cloudy weather with squalls and spitting rain
3 pm: In 3rd. reef Fore Top Sail and down Top Gallant Yards – Saw a Tropic bird and many Sheerwaters.
5 pm: Strong gales and a high sea. Struck Top Gallant Masts and hoisted the whale boat from the skids on the Main Deck. In 1st reef Fore sail, and close reefed ye Main Top Sail.
7 pm: Worked the Pumps as usual.
8 pm: At 8 hand the Mizen Top sail
12 mid: Dark squally weather with light rain at times.
5 am: Out 1st reef Foresail and 1 & 2 Fore & Main Top Sails. Swayed up Top Gallant Masts
7 am: Served the usual Breakfast
8 am: Cleaned below and aired with fires. Served Sour Krout and Portable Soup in the Pese for Dinner. Some people with Convalescents picking Oakum.
11 am: More Moderate set the Fore Topmast steering sail
12 noon: Fresh gale and dark cloudy weather Assistant in company
Latitude Observed 14°:34′:26″ [South]