30th August 1768

Plymouth to Madeira
Fresh Gales all these 24 Hours. At 1/2 past 1 p.m. Spoke with His Majesty's Ship Guardaloupe; at 6 Close Reeft the Topsails, and got down the Top Gallant Yards. Wind Westerly; course South 27 degrees West; distance 33 miles; latitude 46 degrees 9 minutes North, longitude 9 degrees 52 minutes West; at noon, Lizard North 36 degrees East, 96 leagues.

Joseph Banks’ Journal
Wind still Foul, ship in violent motion, but towards evening much more quiet: Now for the first time my Sea sickness left me, and I was sufficiently well to write.

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