1 pm: Fresh breezes and fair weather – Saw Flying fish. Unbent the old and bent the new Top Gallant staysail – Sailmakers as before.
5 pm: In royals. Bent the old Mizen Top Sail. Exercised great Guns. In steering sails and 1st. reef Top Sails.
8 pm: Fresh gales and clear weather
10 pm: Squally, handed Top Gallant Sails.
12 mid: In 2nd. reef Main & 2nd & 3rd reefs Fore Top Sail.
2 am: Cloudy with heavy Dew falling
4 am: Out 3rd reef Fore Top Sail and set Top Gallant sails. Assistant in company – Antelope, Clementson & Thomas in sight a head.
6 am: Served thick gruel for breakfast. Split the old Main Top Gallant Sail, and bent the best.
8 am: Washed below, and aired with fires. Exercised great Guns. Saw a Ship in the SE steering about WNW. Hoisted our Colours, but she did not shew hers.
12 noon: At Noon fresh gale with haze – the strange sail in sight – vessels in company
Latitude Observed 39°·24′ North