Sunday 27 November 1836

[, on board the wrote. | Read source notes.]

Sunday, Novr 27. Moderate & fine. Head S.E.½S. Wind N.W.
Prayers & a sermon read in the wardroom owing to
the unfavourable state of the weather on deck. Noon. Do
Wr. Miles run, 125 + 12795 = 12920. Late 38E6′ So. Long.
71E00′ Et. P.M. Do Wr. Shortened sail. Ran against a whale,
which gave a loud grunt: observed many barnacles stick-
-ing about his neck. Midnight. Do Wr. Steered S.E.b E.½E.

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