Whaling Log of the Ships Andes, Beaver, Argonaut and Cadmus, 1822-1830

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Remarks on board Sunday the 1st of December. These 24 hours Commences with a gale wind. We put out the try works. The main topsail sheet parted. Had to bond it again. 159 Days out

Remarks on board Monday the 2nd. These 24 hours Commences with a gale of wind. AM the weather os lettle better. We ?sot the try works. 160 Days out

Remarks on board Tuesday the 3d. Thesee 24 hours Commences with rugged weather. We broke out the main hatch and begun for to stow ?boat. Before we finished stowing down the weather was so bad that they stop and put the oil between decks and throwed the remainder of the blubber over board. It rains 161 Days out

Remarks on board Wednesday the 4th. These 24 hours Commences with a heavy Gale of wind and ends with the same. 162 Days out

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Remarks on board Thursday the 5th of Dec. These 24 hours Commences with a Gale of wind. AM the Gale abates some 163 Days out

Remarks on board Friday the 6th. These 24 hours Commences with moderate weather and a heavy sea. We broke out the main hatch and ?stowed the oil down. This day we chocked the lower hold with oil. AM we broke out between decks and coopered the oil and saw some whale and lowered the boats and gave chase but could not catch them. The weather growing bad took in sails. 164 Days out

Remarks on board Saturday the 7th. These 24 hours Commences with a gale of wind and ends the same. 165 Days out

Remarks on board Sunday the 8th. Thes 24 hours Commences with moderate breeze. AM clear and pleasant we saw a whale and lowered the boats but could not catch it. 166 Days out

Remarks on board Monday the 9th. These 24 hours Commences with pleasant weather. We on bent the fore topsail and bent another. AM saw some whale lowered the boats but could not catch them. 167 Days out

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Remarks on board Tuesday the 10th of December. These 24 hours Commences with rugged weather. AM a gale of wind. 168 Days out

Remarks on board Wednesday the 11th. These 24 hours Commences with a gale of wind. AM the gale abates so that we made sail. 169 Days out

Remarks on board Thursday the 12th. These 24 hours Commences with fresh breeze. We spoke the Commadore ?Rodgers of New Bedford with 1700 bls of oil. 170 Days out

Remarks on board Friday the 13th. These 24 hours Commences with pleasant weather. 171 Days out

Remarks on board Saturday the 14th. These 24 hours Commences with rugged weather A sail in sight. 172 Days out

Remarks on board Sunday the 15th. These 24 hours Commences with a gale of wind and end with the same. 173 Days out

Remarks on board Monday the 16th. These 24 hours Commences with moderate weather. On bent the main topsail and bent another one and mended the old one. 174 Days out

Remarks on board Tuesday the 17th. These 24 hours Commences with a gale of wind and ends the same. 175 Days out

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Remarks on board Wednesday the 18th of Dec. These 24 hours Commences with a gale of wind. AM called all hands and loosed the fore and mizen topsail and fore sail and headed for home. Course NNE 176 Days out

Remarks on board Thursday the 19th. These 24 hours Commences with a gale of wind and rain. AM the gale increases so that we took in sail and hove too. 177 Days out

Remarks on board Friday the 20th. These fresh breeze at 9. AM called all hands and made sail and stood NNE. 178 Days out

Remarks on board Saturday the 21st. These 24 hours Commence with fresh breeze and squally. ?Parted one of the fore top mast backstays and reefed the fore main and mizen topsails. Took in the jib and spanker. AM ?sot the jib and spanker and set one reef out of the topsails. 179 Days out

Remarks on board Sundaythe 22nd. These 24 hours Commences with light winds and calms. The watch employed in ?hoging the ship. 180 Days out

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Ship Andes of Sagharbour from

Remarks on board Monday the 23d of December. These 24 hours Commences with a pleasant breeze fromENE. The watch employed in drawing and knotting yarns ?VC 181 Days out

Remarks on board Tuesday the 24th. These 24 hours Commences with fresh breeze and squally with rain. Reefed the fore main and mizen topsail. Took in the jib and spanker. ?VC 182 Days out

Remarks on board Wednesday the 25th. These 24 hours Commences with fresh breeze and squally with a plenty of rain. AM clear and pleasant. All hands employed in sending up the fore main and mizen top gallant mast and rigging 183 Days out

Remarks on board Thursday the 26th. These 24 hours Commences with plenty of rain and wind with thunder and lightning. ?VC 184 Days out

Remarks on board Friday the 27th. Thes 24 hours Commences with a gale of wind from the northward. At 6 took in sail and hove too. Plenty of rain. 186 Days out

Remarks on board Saturday the 28th. These 24 hours Commences with a gale of wind and rain and ends with the same. 186 Days out

Remarks on board Sunday the 29th. These 24 hours Commences with light winds and calms. Called all hands and made sail. Caught a Dolphin. 187 Days out

Remarks on board Monday the 30th. These 24 hours Commences with light winds and calms. AM moderate breeze from the northward. The watch employed in sending up the topgallant yards. 188 Days out

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