Thursday 14 Light breezes & Cloudy with Rain at Times Still lying too at 4 PM Made Sail in Company with the Providence at 8 The South Foreland ENE & Folkstone NbW. Tacked Ship Occasionally at 12 South Foreland light NNE½E distant 3 Leagues AM Ditto Weather Tacked Ship Occasionally at 8 Dungeness Light house EbN at 12 Beachy head WbN Distant 3 Leagues & the Providence WbS 3 Miles.
Friday 15 Fresh breezes & Cloudy at 4 PM Beachey head N½E distant 5 Leagues Tacked Ship Occasionally AM Light breezes & Clear at 9 Passed an English Frigate At Noon Ditto Weather Shoreham NbE½E & Beachey head East & the Providence NbW 2 Cables.
Saturday 16 Moderate & Clear PM Tacked Ship Occasionally Saw the Isle of Wight the Extremes from NWbW to WNW At Noon came too with the Small bower Anchor at Spithead & Moored with a Cable each way South Sea Castle bearing ENE Monkton Fort NNE & the [Mark?] on [?down] SEbE
Sunday 17 All this day Moderate breezes & Hazey Weather Unbent the Main Sail & Top Gallant Sails.
Monday 18 Fresh breezes & thick hazey Weather PM Employed as necessary AM Ditto Weather Stayed the Main masts more [?] & Set up The Lower Rigging
Tuesday 19 Light Airs Inclinable to Calm Stayed the Fore Mast set up the Lower Rigging Loosed Sails to Dry AM Employed as necessary
Wednesday 20 Fresh breezes & Cloudy PM Employed setting up the Topmast Rigging AM Ditto Weather with Rain at Times Employed upon the Rigging