Sept. 16th
These 24 hours commences with fresh gales and squally, at 4 PM wove ship, at 15 minutes past 4 pitched away the Flying Jib Boom. Wove ship immediately to clear the wreck of the Boom, hove too, and saved the Jib. (uncl. Abbreviation)

Middle part same as first.

Latter part same, watch employed in getting a F. Jib Boom out. At 12 got the Flying Jib Boom out & and sail bent and wove ship & made sail head. WNW.

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

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