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Log entries for February, 1773-02-01 - 1773-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 24-31
Scope and Contents Daily log entries, made while in the Southern Ocean. An entry for 1 February records that they saw a large bed of sea-weed and some divers, and were certain land was near, ‘but were equally at a loss which way to look for it’ [RGO 14/58: 24]. Wales records that the Resolution lost sight of the Adventure in thick fog on 7 February; they fired guns and lit ‘false fires’ the following day and night but received no answer [RGO 14/58: 26v-27]. On 16 February Wales notes that he had asked the crew...
Dates: 1773-02-01 - 1773-02-28
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