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We Spent Part Of The Night, Which Was Very Dark And Stormy, In Making A Tack To The S.W., And In The Morning Of The 30th, Stood Again To The N.E., Wind At N.W. And N., A Very Fresh Gale; Which Split Several Of Our Small Sails.

This day no ice was seen, probably owing to the thick hazy weather.

At eight o'clock in the evening we tacked and stood to the westward, under our courses; but as the sea run high, we made our course no better than S.S W.

At four o'clock the next morning, the gale had a little abated; and the wind had backed to W. by S. We again stood to the northward, under courses and double-reefed top-sails, having a very high sea from the N.N.W., which gave us but little hopes of finding the land we were in search of. At noon we were in the latitude of 50 deg. 56' S., longitude 56 deg. 48' E., and presently after we saw two islands of ice. One of these we passed very near, and found that it was breaking or falling to pieces, by the cracking noise it made; which was equal to the report of a four-pounder. There was a good deal of loose ice about it; and had the weather been favourable, I should have brought-to, and taken some up. After passing this, we saw no more, till we returned again to the south.

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