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Cape Town

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Log entries for March-April, 1775-03-01 - 1775-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 160v-166
Scope and Contents The log entries are daily from 1-19 March and 27-30 April, with summarised entries only for 20 March-26 April when the ship was anchored at Cape Town. An entry for 17 March notes that five ships sailed in company on the approach to Cape Town; the following day, the mizzen mast broke right through and had to be lashed together [RGO 14/58: 164v]. The entry for the 20 March records the ship’s arrival in Table Bay, where, upon finding that the Ceres East Indiaman commanded by Captain Newt...
Dates: 1775-03-01 - 1775-04-30
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