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1870 July Remarks on Board the Bark SenecaFriday 15'th Commences with light airs from the NE.with a thick fogg the ship laying with the Fore Topsail abackgaming with the Bark Florida of San Francisco the middleand latter parts have light winds from the East the shipsteering to the South the land in sight to the Southa large fleet of ships in sight cruising Latt by Obs 67..30 North Long by Chro 171.35 WestSaturday 16'th Commences with fresh breezes fromthe Eastward and fine weather the ship under all sailcruising at one PM lowered he boats in chase ofwalrous and got eleven of them. at six PM spoke theBark Eugena of New Bedford Capt Nye with thirtywalrous this season the middle part the ship laying offthe ice at six AM lowered the boats in chase of walrous andends with the boats in chase the land in sight to the Southdistant twenty milesSunday 17'th Commences with light winds from theNE and fine weather the ship laying off the ice theboats in the ice chasing walrous at five AM the boatsreturned to the ship having got sixty walrous thelatter part have a thick fogg no ObservationsMonday 18'th Commences with fresh breezes from theNE with a thick fogg the ship laying aback off the iceat three PM the fogg lifted Cape Serdes baring Southdistant twenty miles. spoke and gamed with the Florida of San Francisco the Barks Eugena andBenjmin Cumings in Company the middle part Calmat seven AM lowered the boats for walrous got thirty sevenof them Latt by Calc 67.25 North
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