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Ship David Webster of Sag Harbour
Remarks on board Tuesday, Octob 31th 1837
The first part strong gales from NE rugged steerd
SE double reeft saw a number of small breaches Boiling
middle part thick and rainy latter part the wind
shifts to Wes maid sail and steerd to the North
saw nothing worth of remark.
Latitude by obs 35"43 South
Longitude by Ch 31"20 West
So ends October
with 2 Whales 190 barels
Remarks on board Wednesday, November 1th 1837
The first part of these 24 hours fresh breezes from NW
heading NNE by the wind all sail Boiling at night
took in sail latter part set topsails blows fresh rugged
at 9AM took in topsails at noon brakes & clears mai
d sail again saw one Right Whale to rugger to lowar.
Latitude by obs 34"30 South
Longitude by Ch 30"46 2PM
[outline drawing of a whale, whale tail with "saw" written to the right of the tail]
Remarks on board Thursday, November 2th
The first part strong breezes and rugged from
NNW lying too at 1PM finished boiling middle
part thick drissly latter part more moderate at
6AM set reeft topsails at 8AM break out in the ma
in hatch and commenced stowing our oil & cleaning
bone saw nothing worth of remark.
Latitude by obs 35"20 South Longitude 30"05 West
Remarks on baord Friday, November 3th 1837
The first part strong gales from WSW squally some
rain at 2PM finished stowing our oil at night
took in topsails & furld the fore sail hoisted up the boars
and secured them latter part set double reefts
& steerd of SSE saw fin backs no Right Whales
Latitude by ob 35"31 Longitude 29"30 West.

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