23rd January 1771
[Batavia to Capetown]
Ditto weather; a swell from the Southward, and which we have had ever since we left the Straits of Sunda. Wind Ditto; course East Southerly; distance 18 miles; latitude 9 degrees 30 minutes South; longitude 256 degrees 50 minutes West.
Joseph Banks Journal
Myself was too ill today to do any thing; one of our people died of the flux in the Evening.
Posted by Arborfield at 08:41