Daily Archives: October 6, 2014

October 6th
First part of these 24 hours cloudy weather and squalls. Laying too. Nothing in sight.

Middle part same as before.

Latter part fresh gales and clear. At 6 AM saw a sail bearing EBS. At 7 Tracked ship and made sail in chase. At 11 came up with & captured the British ship Mentor, from Portsmouth bound to Quebec, cargo stores. Put P. Master Cole on board & ordered her in with a sufficient crew.

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