Tuesday, 5th February, 1771

Tuesday, 5th. A fresh Trade wind, and hazey, cloudy weather. Employ’d repairing Sails; appointed Samuel Evans, one of the Boatswain’s Mates, and Coxswain of the Pinnace, to be Boatswain, in the room of Mr. Gathrey, deceased, and order’d a Survey to be taken of the Stores. Wind East by South; course West 15 degrees South; distance 141 miles; latitude 18 degrees 6 minutes South; longitude 270 degrees 54 minutes West.


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