Daily Archives: July 13, 2014

July 13.
Running down to Leward, on the North side of the Island, spoke the Sweedish Ship Creole, Bergman, Master, from Messina to the Havanna. Cargo, Wine, Oil &c &c. All day in sight of the Island. 14th. All this day in sight of St Domingo. At noon Old Cape Francois bore W B S 5 leagues.

From the journal of the Privateer Armed Schooner Lawrence, July 13, 1814. Maryland Historical Magazine, Volume 3, Number 2, June 1908, p. 171-176.

July 13 ..
The first part of these 24 hours commences with light winds and clear weather. At Midnight light winds from the Westward. Set the Foresail. Middle part light breezes and clear weather.

Latter part fresh breezes and cloudy weather. At 7 AM took in the Main Top sail, the second reef in the Mainsail. At 9 AM let one reef out of the Fore Top sail.

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