Daily Archives: October 23, 2014

October 23rd
First part fresh Breezes and pleasant Weather, all hands Employed about the Fore Topsail yard & main yard, at 4 PM sent up the Fore Topsail yard & bent the sail. At 10 PM sent up the main yard, and filled away as p. log.

Middle part light breezes & moderate weather & sea.

Latter part moderate Breezes and clear. at 8 AM found the Fore stay stranded. Hove too & got another one up. Watch Employed about Jib.

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