10th August 1768

Gravesend to Plymouth
Variable: light Airs and Clear weather. At 8 p.m.  Beachy Head North-East by East, distant 4 Leagues, and at 8 a.m. it bore North-East by North, 9 Leagues.   Found the Variation of the Compass to be 23 degrees West; at Noon the Isle of Wight North-West by North. Wind West by North, North-East by East.

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