Status: Needs Review

Ship David Webster of Sag Harbour Bound
Remarks on board Monday, October 16th 1837
Begins with fresh gales & rugged weather steering by the
wind to SSW wind SW Middle part took in light
sails latter part more moderate set them again
saw nothing imployed in fiting things to ordor
for the voyage.
Latitude obs 12"04 South
Longitude by Chronom 27"32 West
Remarks on board Tuesday, October 17th 1837
Begins with strong breezes from ESE steering goodfull
to SSW clear and pleasant turnd over the stabbard boat
& wart boat & painted them middle part clear &
pleasant latter part wind shifts to East steerd
S by W took one of our boats down from over head
and fited her for whailing. Saw nothing nothing
Latitude by obs 15"04 South
Longitude by Chronometer 28"13 West
Remarks on board Wednesday, October 18th
Begins with strong gales from the East steering
S by W fine clear are imployed in painting our
spare boats. Middle part clear latter part
finished our boats saw nothing worth of remark.
Latitude by obs 18"11 South
Longitude by Chronometer 28"26 West
Remarks on board Thursday, October 19th 1837
These 24 hours begins with fresh gales from ESE steering
South by West all sail middle part pleasant
latter part maid the Island of Trinidad bearing
W by N distance 40 miles steerd of SW imployed in
making bungs saw nothing more worth of remark
Latitude by ob 20"42 South Longitude 28"37 West

Notes and Questions

Nobody has written a note for this page yet

Please sign in to write a note for this page