1 pm: Light airs and fine weather Swell from ye SW. Hauled in the steering sails
4 pm: Cloudy – saw a Cary's Chicken, Albecore, Albatrosses and Sheerwaters – Carpenters caulking the Quick work on ye Quarter Deck – worked the Pumps as usual
7 pm: In 1st reef Top Sails
8 pm: Dark cloudy weather
10 pm: Much Lightning to the NW.
12 mid: Light airs
1 am: Squally, in [?] Sails
3 am: Moderate breezes and clear weather
4 am: Fresh breezes and cloudy.
5 am: At 5 Squally, int 2nd & 3rd reefs Topsails. Set the Main sail.
7 am: Out 3rd reefs Top Sails and Wore Ship – Served the usual Breakfast of Portable Soup Gruel.
8 am: At 8 Strong squalls – up Mainsail, and clewed up the Topsails – ¼ past fresh breezes and cloudy, made sail again – Cleaned below and aired with Fires. Caught an Albecore about 60 pounds – Saw Albatrosses and Sheerwaters – Carpenters employed as before – Served Portable Soup in ye Pease for Dinner.
12 noon: Fresh gales and fair weather Assistant in company.
Latitude Observed 29°:45′·30″ South