12th May 1771

[St. Helena to England]
Saturday, 12th. First and Middle parts a Steady breeze, and fair the Latter; light Squalls, with rain. Wind South-East by South to South-East by East; course North 31 degrees 15 minutes West; distance 123 miles; latitude 4 degrees 38 minutes South, longitude 16 degrees 54 minutes West.

Joseph Banks Journal

Rainy misty weather, the air very damp and unwholesome, the breeze however continues.

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