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Log entries for October, 1772-10-01 - 1772-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 4v-6r

Scope and Contents

Daily log entries, travelling towards the Cape of Good Hope. Entries include observations on the effectiveness of the two timekeepers on board, as well as remarks on seabirds spotted as the ship drew nearer to land, some of which were caught. Wales also reports observing a Dutch East India ship on the approach to Cape Town. On 29 October Table Mountain was sighted.


  • Creation: 1772-10-01 - 1772-10-31


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3 folio(s) (3 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Table Bay [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-05-18 09:38:45+00:00

Repository Details

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