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Log entries for July, 1772-07-01 - 1772-07-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 2
Scope and Contents Log entries covering the voyage between Plymouth and Madeira. The entries are mostly daily, with some summarised. On 2 July Wales notes that [Admiral Sir Hugh] Palliser and some other gentlemen came on board and were saluted with ‘three cheers’ by the seamen. Before the ship set sail, Wales and Bayly took observations on shore at Drake’s Island. On 10 July he carried the timekeepers ashore to set the time, noting that Mr [John] Arnold set his timekeeper himself; the timekeepers were then...
Dates: 1772-07-01 - 1772-07-31
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