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Pages That Mention Sebastopol

James Adam diary: 1857-1863 (Ms. Codex 1948)

p. 43

p. 43

We left Lat. 4.5 N Long. 21.28 West 140 miles. Sept. 2 We will cross the line tomorow. No ceremony. Ceremony as it used to be Complaint about dinner. Lat. 1.50 North Long. 21.2 Sept. 3rd. Crossed the line. Wind ahead at 11 o'clock. Signalled the "Ville de Aigue Morte" & asked them to report us. Wind changeable. Lat 00.55 S 21.34 W 149 miles. Sept. 4th. Spoke the Schooner reward from L'pool to Cape Town had been 42 days at sea. We had been 18 days Lat 4.8 South Long. 22.52 W. 219 miles Sept. 5th Notice up to prevent Cards on the Quarter deck. Lat 4.16 S Long. 23.4 W, 204 miles No singing after 10.30 at night. Sept. 6th. Service today by the purser & surgeon on q deck large attendance. Fine pleasant day. Sails all set. Lat 10.33 S Long 25.31 W 231 miles Sept. 7th First appearance of the Candia Gazette. Lat 13.53 South Long. 24.4 W. 229 miles Sept. 8th Hailed the Maryanna from L Pool to Bombay. She had been at sea 50 days. Singing in the leeway to commemorate Sebastopol. Weather fine. port open 16.31 S Long 28.20 W 185 miles.

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