Acasta Whaling Log, 1830-1831

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from : H. from : K. from : F. from : Courses from : Winds. from : Leeway from : Air. from : Water. towards : Occurrences, the 23rd Day of May 1831
1 ; 2 1 N SE Monday, Commenced with light [bir?] and hot weather ~ Middle part the Same ~ Latter part Much the Same
3 ; 4 1
5 ; 6 2
7 ; 8 2 1/2
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
1 ; 2
3 ; 4
5 ; 6
7 ; 8
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
Course. Dist. Diff. Latitude Dep. Diff. Longitude Latitude by Dead Reckoning Latitude by Observation Longitude by Dead Reckoning Longitude by Chro. Longitude by Observation Variation. Mer. Dist
3..16 37..37
from : H. from : K. from : F. from : Courses from : Winds. from : Leeway from : Air. from : Water. towards : Occurrences, the 24th Day of May [1831]
1 ; 2 2 1/2 NNW NE Tuesday, Commenced with light [birs?] , and with passing clouds ~ the heat almost insupportable ~ Middle part fine breezes ~ Latter part light and pleasant ~ The Crew employed at Bending Bone
3 ; 4 3
5 ; 6 3
7 ; 8 3
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
1 ; 2
3 ; 4
5 ; 6
7 ; 8
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
Course. Dist. Diff. Latitude Dep. Diff. Longitude Latitude by Dead Reckoning Latitude by Observation Longitude by Dead Reckoning Longitude by Chro. Longitude by Observation Variation. Mer. Dist
4..38 38..42
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from : H. from : K. from : F. from : Courses from : Winds. from : Leeway from : Air. from : Water. towards : Occurrences, the 25th Day of May 1831
1 ; 2 NNW NE Wednesday, Commenced with light winds and pleasant weather ~ Latter part fresh breezes and Cloudy ~ The Crew employed at Taring the New rigging ~ so Ends the Day
3 ; 4
5 ; 6
7 ; 8
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
1 ; 2
3 ; 4 NW to N
5 ; 6 NNW
7 ; 8 N to W
9 ; 10 NNW
11 ; 12
Course. Dist. Diff. Latitude Dep. Diff. Longitude Latitude by Dead Reckoning Latitude by Observation Longitude by Dead Reckoning Longitude by Chro. Longitude by Observation Variation. Mer. Dist
6..00 39..41
from : H. from : K. from : F. from : Courses from : Winds. from : Leeway from : Air. from : Water. towards : Occurrences, the 26th Day of May [1831]
1 ; 2 NNW NE Thursday, Commenced with fresh breezes from NE to NNE and Cloudy Sky ~ Latter part fresh winds at NE . steered NW
3 ; 4 NW to N NE to N
5 ; 6 NW NNE
7 ; 8 NW
9 ; 10 NW to N NE
11 ; 12 NW to N
1 ; 2 NW to N
3 ; 4 NW to N
5 ; 6 NW to N
7 ; 8 NW NE
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
Course. Dist. Diff. Latitude Dep. Diff. Longitude Latitude by Dead Reckoning Latitude by Observation Longitude by Dead Reckoning Longitude by Chro. Longitude by Observation Variation. Mer. Dist
7..32 41.31
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from : H. from : K. from : F. from : Courses from : Winds. from : Leeway from : Air. from : Water. towards : Occurrences, the 27th Day of May 1831
1 ; 2 NW NE Friday, These 24 hours begins with fresh winds and Clouds , ~ Latter part more moderate
3 ; 4
5 ; 6
7 ; 8
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
1 ; 2
3 ; 4
5 ; 6
7 ; 8
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
Course. Dist. Diff. Latitude Dep. Diff. Longitude Latitude by Dead Reckoning Latitude by Observation Longitude by Dead Reckoning Longitude by Chro. Longitude by Observation Variation. Mer. Dist
9..16 43.35
from : H. from : K. from : F. from : Courses from : Winds. from : Leeway from : Air. from : Water. towards : Occurrences, the 28th Day of May [1831]
1 ; 2 NW NE to E Saturday, Commenced with moderate winds and cloudy inclining to squalls ~ Middle almost calm some rain ~ Latter part fresh breezes ~ finished taring the rigging so Ends the Day
3 ; 4
5 ; 6
7 ; 8
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
1 ; 2
3 ; 4
5 ; 6
7 ; 8
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
Course. Dist. Diff. Latitude Dep. Diff. Longitude Latitude by Dead Reckoning Latitude by Observation Longitude by Dead Reckoning Longitude by Chro. Longitude by Observation Variation. Mer. Dist
10..39 45.36
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from : H. from : K. from : F. from : Courses from : Winds. from : Leeway from : Air. from : Water. towards : Occurrences, the 29th Day of May 1831
1 ; 2 NW NE to N Sunday, These 24 hours commenced with Strong breezes and squally carried away top Mast studding sail Boom and Crain to the swing Boom y sent another up ~ Latter part Weather pleasant and winds strong
3 ; 4
5 ; 6 NW to W
7 ; 8
9 ; 10 NE
11 ; 12
1 ; 2
3 ; 4
5 ; 6 NW
7 ; 8 NE to N
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
Course. Dist. Diff. Latitude Dep. Diff. Longitude Latitude by Dead Reckoning Latitude by Observation Longitude by Dead Reckoning Longitude by Chro. Longitude by Observation Variation. Mer. Dist
12..41 48..14 at 4 PM
from : H. from : K. from : F. from : Courses from : Winds. from : Leeway from : Air. from : Water. towards : Occurrences, the 30th Day of May [1831]
1 ; 2 NW 1/4 W NE to N Monday, Commenced with fresh trades [winds] and fine weather ~ Latter part wind and weather the same ~ find our Copper and Sheething coming off fast , and the Ship leaking one hundred strokes per [Le? OR hour?]
3 ; 4
5 ; 6
7 ; 8
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
1 ; 2 gulf weed
3 ; 4
5 ; 6 NW
7 ; 8
9 ; 10
11 ; 12
Course. Dist. Diff. Latitude Dep. Diff. Longitude Latitude by Dead Reckoning Latitude by Observation Longitude by Dead Reckoning Longitude by Chro. Longitude by Observation Variation. Mer. Dist
14..43 50..39
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