Daily Archives: October 7, 2014

October 7th
First of this day commences with Fresh Gales & a high sea, at 8 PM got through with the ship Mentor, Capt. Balston, In getting the things out of the Boat whilst she lay along side, the sea overran the boat,. With 3 men in her, saved the men, and lost the Boat.

Middle part more moderate and very heavy squalls of Rain.

Latter part same as before.

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