Monday, August 5, 2013

29 July 1859

29th. A very pleasant morning but we are making poor headway on account of the very light breeze until bedtime when it improved to about 10 knots per hour for a short time. At about 11 o'clock a smart shower of rain came and a dead calm ensued.
Booth, Thomas. Papers, 1857 - 1859. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2002/56.

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