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Jtown3 at Aug 06, 2022 02:27 PM

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boats and after a while Mr Jones boat got fast and
the whale run some when they first struck but
[ILLUSTRATION in margin] Whale tail - 60
he soon brought to and we soon killed him and
got him along side of the ship and soon
cut him in. A A ?plenty of whale in sight
118 Days out

Remarks on board Wednesday the 23. These 24
hours Commences with pleasant weather.
[ILLUSTRATION in margin] - Whale tail - 50
Mr Jones and mr Fordham lowered away
and Mr Fordhams boat got fast and we
soon killed it and got it along side of the
ship and cut it. In ?west a sail in sight
119 Days out

Remarks on board Thursday the 24. These
24 hours Commences with pleasant weather.
[ILLUSTRATION - in Margin] Whale tail - 70
We saw whale and lowered the boats and
Mr Joness boat soon got fast and we
soon killed it and got it along side
and cut it in. 120 Days out

Remarks on board Friday the 25th. These 24
hours Commences with moderate Breeze.
We stowed 50 bls of oil down and spoke
the Ship Charles of Boston. ?Coffin Master
with one whale we saw a whale but
did not go after it.
121 Days out

Remarks on board Saturday the 26th. These
24 hours Commences with fresh Breeze. At 4
called all hands and took in sail and put
the oil ?betwik Decks. At 8 it began to thunder
and lightning very hard so that they stopped
the try works it rains very hard. At 1 Clear
and pleasant. ?sot the ?fire to ?gong and loosed
the foresail. At 6 loosed the topsail a sail
in sight
122 Days out

30625990000238_020

26

boats and after a while Mr Jones boat got fast and
the whale run some when they first struck but
[ILLUSTRATION in margin] Whale tail - 60
he soon brought to and we soon killed him and
got him along side of the ship and soon
cut him in. A A ?plenty of whale in sight
118 Days out

Remarks on board Wednesday the 23. These 24
hours Commences with pleasant weather.
[ILLUSTRATION in margin] - Whale tail - 50
Mr Jones and mr Fordham lowered away
and Mr Fordhams boat got fast and we
soon killed it and got it along side of the
ship and cut it. In ?west a sail in sight
119 Days out

Remarks on board Thursday the 24. These
24 hours Commences with pleasant weather.
[ILLUSTRATION - in Margin] Whale tail - 70
We saw whale and lowered the boats and
Mr Joness boat soon got fast and we
soon killed it and got it along side
and cut it in. 120 Days out

Remarks on board Friday the 25th. These 24
hours Commences with moderate Breeze.
We stowed 50 bls of oil down and spoke
the Ship Charles of Boston. ?Coffin Master
with one whale we saw a whale but
did not go after it.
121 Days out

Remarks on board Saturday the 26th. These
24 hours Commences with fresh Breeze. At 4
called all hands and took in sail and put
the oil ?betwik Decks. At 8 it began to thunder
and lightning very hard so that they stopped
the try works it rains very hard. At 1 Clear
and pleasant. ?sot the ?fire to ?gong and loosed
the foresail. At 6 loosed the topsail a sail
in sight
122 Days out