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Archive for September, 2010

June 1
Waterfall of
Arrival of the
Fleet at Quebec
At 1 o’clock in the morning our anchors were weighed and we sailed until 6 o’clock.  Owing to low tide we had again to anchor near Laurent Pointe, which is on the island of Orleans.  At 3 in the afternoon the anchors wee again weighed for the last time, […]

31 May 1776

May 31
At St. John’s
Island of
At 2 o’clock in the morning we weighed anchor with the tide.  Some pilots chose the new “traverse”,  as they knew it better and were more accustomed to it, and others the old one.  Others again went between both the “traverses” past the Isles de Potience.  The wind continued bad, and […]

May 30 The fleet anchors
Off Cape Tormento
Between 10 and 11 o’clock in the morning the pilots again gave orders for the anchors to be weighed, and we continued our journey in safety between rocks and sand banks until half past 5 in the afternoon.  We cam as far as Cape Tormento where the so-called “traverses” […]