Monday, August 5, 2013

25 July 1859

July 25th. A very find morning with a nice breeze. A calm sea and a
clear atmosphere with the easy riding of the ship as all contributed
to render this a pleasant day. A number of flying fish was seen this
morning. They are nearly like small herring.
Booth, Thomas. Papers, 1857 - 1859. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2002/56.

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