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Barque Vernon, V. Lock Master to S. Africa
 
Barque Vernon, V. Lock Master to S. Africa
  
May the 2nd 1857 Lat 34 30 s Long 4 d East
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May the 2d 1857
first part of these 24 hours has
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Lat 34=30 S Long 4d East
pleasant weathr and moderate  
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first part of these 24 hours has pleasant weather and moderate Breses from North East Midle and later part Moderate Wind North East
Breses from North East Midle and
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Barometer 31.9 thermometer 70.5 water 70.00
later part Moderate Wind North East
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Barometer 31.9 thermometer 70 5
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water 70 00
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May the 3d Lat 34=40  Long 06 20 E
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May the 3d
These 24 hours comences with light
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Lat 34=40  Long 06=20 E
airs from North East bafling at times to
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These 24 hours comences with light airs from North East Bafling at times to South East & East midle part brese freshens a little from North East and more Steady than formerly Later part light airs and bafling
South East & East midle part brese
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freshens a little from North East and more
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Steady than formerly Later part
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light airs and bafling
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May the 4th Lat 34 20 Long 09  50 East
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May the 4th
First part of these 24 hours moderate
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Lat 34 20 Long 09  50 East
breses from North East weather dull &
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First part of these 24 hours moderate breses from North East weather dull & cloudy midle and later part the same with an increasing breze from North East
cloudy midle and later part the same
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with an increasing breze from North East
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May the 5th Lat 34=10 Long 13=-25 East
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May the 5th
These 24 hours comenced with strong brezes
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Lat 34=10 Long 13=-25 East
from North East Weathr thick and cloudy
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These 24 hours comenced with strong brezes from North East Weathr thick and cloudy with some raine midle part the same all hands imployed all the later part in seting up riging and other necessary gobs
with some raine midle part the same
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all hands imployed all the later part in
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seting up riging and other necessary gobs
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May the 6th Lat 34=10 Long 17=20  East
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May the 6th
First part of these 24 hours has thick  
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Lat 34=10 Long 17=20  East
and squaly weather wind from North East
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First part of these 24 hours has thick and squaly weather wind from North East Midle & later part the same but wind is increasing fast – and Barometer faling from 30.5 to 29 9/10 Later part increases to a gale of wind took in all light sails furled the courses and close reefed the two top sails being with in 5 miles of Cape Good Hope wee have ships off shore
Midle & later part the same but wind
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is increasing fast – and Barometer faling
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from 30.5 to 29 9/10 Later part increases
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to a gale of wind took in all light  
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sails furled the courses and close reefed  
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the two top sails being with in 5 miles  
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of Cape Good Hope wee have ships off shore
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Barque Vernon, V. Lock Master to S. Africa

May the 2d 1857 Lat 34=30 S Long 4d East first part of these 24 hours has pleasant weather and moderate Breses from North East Midle and later part Moderate Wind North East Barometer 31.9 thermometer 70.5 water 70.00

May the 3d Lat 34=40 Long 06=20 E These 24 hours comences with light airs from North East Bafling at times to South East & East midle part brese freshens a little from North East and more Steady than formerly Later part light airs and bafling

May the 4th Lat 34 20 Long 09 50 East First part of these 24 hours moderate breses from North East weather dull & cloudy midle and later part the same with an increasing breze from North East

May the 5th Lat 34=10 Long 13=-25 East These 24 hours comenced with strong brezes from North East Weathr thick and cloudy with some raine midle part the same all hands imployed all the later part in seting up riging and other necessary gobs

May the 6th Lat 34=10 Long 17=20 East First part of these 24 hours has thick and squaly weather wind from North East Midle & later part the same but wind is increasing fast – and Barometer faling from 30.5 to 29 9/10 Later part increases to a gale of wind took in all light sails furled the courses and close reefed the two top sails being with in 5 miles of Cape Good Hope wee have ships off shore