Daily Archives: July 1, 2014

July 1
These 24 hours commences with light winds and a very thick fog. At 8 PM took in Main Top Sail. Middle part light winds and thick fog. At midnight sounded in 55 Fathoms water. Sandy Bottom. At 2 AM Bailed up the Foresail and took in the Flying Jib and tacked the Fore Topsail. sounded in Fifty three fathoms water.
Latter part fresh breezes and a thick fog. At 10 AM took in Fore Topsail & hove too. Caught several Codfish.

From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.