Saturday 20 August 1836

[, on board the wrote.]

a.m. Fresh breezes and squally at half past one; tide commenced running to the N.W. about two and a half knots an hour; very squally, took in second reef, and prepared for slipping; at four, more moderate; at eight, moderate and fine; at half past nine, weighed and made sail for Nepean Bay, (wind W.S.W.); at noon, we observed a smoke on the coast, at Kangaroo Island; at four, came to an anchor in three fathoms, in the eastern part of Nepean Bay.

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