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His Majesty's Ship Comus at Sea

[[7 Columned Table]]
| H | K | F | Courses | Winds | No Sig'ls | Remarks &c Thursday 12th Jany 1815 |
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | 
| 1 | 5 | 4 | SW 1/2 S. | E b N. |   | AM/. Mod'te fine W'r |
| 2 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   |   |
| 3 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   |   |
| 4 | 6 | 4 |   |   |   | 4 Same W'r |
| 5 | 6 | 4 | S.W. | East |   | at daylight obs'd a strange convoy |
| 6 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   | ahead and Ulysses S.W. Exch'd No's with |
| 7 | 4 | 4 |   |   |   | HMS. Clorinde, having charge of a Mediterranean |
| 8 | 6 | 4 | S.S.W. |   |   | Convoy.  Made sail to join |
| 9 | 6 | 4 | S W 1/2 S. |   |   | the Ulysses.|
| 10 | 5 | 6 | S.W. |   |   | 11:30 Mustered by divisions.   |
| 11 | 5 | 4 | SW 1/2 S. |   |   |   |
| 12 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   | Noon. Mod'te & fine, Ulysses SW. |

[[5 Columned Table]]
| Course | Dest'on | Lat in | Long in | Bearings & Distance at Noon |
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- |
| S19.W' | 114 Miles | 40°'13N. | 13° 76' W't | Funchall S 23 W't 481 Miles |                   

[[7 Columned Table]]
|   |   |   |   |   |   | 
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- |
| 1 | 5 | 4 | S W 1/2 S. | N.E. |   | PM/. Mod'te & fine |
| 2 | 6 | 4 |   |   |   |   |
| 3 | 6 | 4 |   |   |   | at 3:30 Shortened sail |
| 4 | 5 | 2 |   |   |   | 4:30 in 3d reefs | 
| 5 | 2 | 4 |   |   |   |   | 
| 6 | 5 | 4 | S W b S. |   |   | 6 Mod'te & fine Weather  Convoy in Company |
| 7 | 6 | 4 | S.W |   |   |   |
| 8 | 7 | 4 |   |   |   | 8 Fresh breeses & fine.  Ulysses SW |
| 9 | 6 | 4 | SW 1/2 S. |   |   | 3 Sail of Convoy in sight |
| 10 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   |   |
| 11 | 5 | 4 | S.W | N.E. |   |   |
| 12 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   | Midn't Fresh breeses & fine Weather. |

[[7 Columned Table]]
| H | K | F | Courses | Winds | No Sig'l | Remarks &c Friday 13th Jan'y. 1815 |
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- |
| 1 | 5 | 4 | S W 1/2 S. | NE. |   | AM/. Mod'te & fine  |
| 2 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   |   |
| 3 | 5 | 4 | SW b S. |   |   |  4 Mod'te & fine W'r.  several of the Convoy in sight |
| 4 | 5 | 4 | SSW ½ W  |   |   |   | 
| 5 | 6 | 4 | SW b S. |   |   | at 7 out 2'd reefs. |
| 6 | 6 | 4 |   |   |   |   | at 8 Mod'te fine Weather
| 7 | 5 | 6 |   |   |   |   |
| 8 | 6 | 6 |   |   |   |  Noon Mod'te fine W'r.  Ulysses and 19 sails of |
| 9 | 5 | 4 | SW |   |   | Convoy in Company. |
| 10 | 5 | 4 | SW ½ S. | NE b E. |   |   |    
| 11 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   |   |     
| 12 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   |   |      

[[5 Columned Table]]
| Course | Dist'ce | Lat in | Long in | Bearing and distance at Noon |
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- |
| S 18° W't | 130 Miles | 37° '52 N. | 14° '00 W | Funchall S 25° West .. 340 Miles |

[[7 Columned Table]]
|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- |
| 1 | 5 | 4 | SW ½ S. | East. |   | PM/. Mod'te & fine |
| 2 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   |   |
| 3 | 5 | 6 |   |   |   |  |
| 4 | 5 | 6 |   | NE. |   | 4 Mod'te & fine W'r  4:30 in 2'd reefs. | 
| 5 | 5 | " |   |   |   |   |
| 6 | 4 | 6 |   |   |   | 6 Mod'te & fine W'r. | 
| 7 | 5 | 6 |   |   |   | |
| 8 | 6 | " |   |   |   |  8 Fine W'r. Ulysses SW. |
| 9 |   |   |   |   |   |   |
| 10 |   |   |   |   |   | Mid't Mod'te & fine, made and shortened |    
| 11 |   |   |   |   |   | sail occasionally for the Convoy. |     
| 12 |   |   |   |   |   | Ulysses SW b S. |      

His Majesty's Ship Comus at Sea 
[[7 Columned Table]]
| H | K | F | Courses | Winds | No Sig'l | Remarks &c Saturday 14th Jan'y 1815 |
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- |
| 1 | 6 | 6 | SW ½ S. | NE. |   | AM/. Mod'te fine weather |
| 2 | 5 | 4 | SW |   |   |   |
| 3 | 4 | " |   |   |   | 4 Mod'te fine W'r.  Commodore in sight |
| 4 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   |   | 
| 5 | 5 | " |   |   |   |   |
| 6 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   |   | 
| 7 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   | at 8 Fine W'r made & shortened sail |
| 8 | 5 | 2 |   |   |   | as requisite for the Convoy. |
| 9 | 5 | " |   |   |   |   |
| 10 | 5 | " |   |   |   | Noon mod'te fine W'r |    
| 11 | 6 | " | SW ½ S. | NE b E. |   | Convoy in Company |     
| 12 | 6 | " |   |   |   |   |      

[[5 Columned Table]]
| Course | Dist'ce | Lat in | Long in | Bearing and distance at Noon |
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- |
| S 20° W | 126 Miles | 35° '43 N | 15° '01 W | Funchall. S 27° West 217 Miles. |

[[7 Columned Table]]
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- |
| 1 | 6 | 4 | SW b S. | NE b E. |   | PM/. Moderate fine weather |
| 2 | 6 |   |   |   |   |   |
| 3 | 5 | 6 | SW ½ S. |   |   | Ulysses & 18 sail in Company |
| 4 | 6 | " |   |   |   | 4 Mod'te fine W'r. | 
| 5 | 6 | " |   |   |   | 4:30 in 2'd reefs Topsails |
| 6 | 3 | 4 |   |   |   |   | 
| 7 | 4 | 2 |   |   |   |   |
| 8 | 3 | 4 |   |   |   | at 8 Mod'te fine Weather |
| 9 | 4 | 4 |   |   |   |   |
| 10 | 4 | 4 |   |   |   | Mid't mod'te & clear. Convoy in Co. |    
| 11 | 4 | " | SWBS. |   |   | Made and Shortened sail occasionally. |     
| 12 | 5 | " |   |   |   |   |      


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| H | K | F | Courses | Winds | No Sig'l | Remarks &c Sunday 15th Jan'y 1815 |
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- |
| 1 | 6 | " | SW ½ S. | NE. |   | AM/. Mod'te fine Weather |
| 2 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   |   |
| 3 | 5 | 4 |   |   |   | 4 Mod'te fine W'r.  Convoy in Company |
| 4 | 5 | " |   |   |   |   | 
| 5 | 4 | 6 | SW B S. |   |   | 7:40 out all reefs |
| 6 | 3 | 6 |   |   |   | 8 Mod'te fine W'r.  made all sail SW. as p'r Sig'l | 
| 7 | 4 | " |   |   |   | from Ulysses. |
| 8 | 3 | 6 |   |   |   |   |
| 9 | 4 | 6 | SW. | N NE.  |   | at 10 mustered Ships Company and |
| 10 | 3 | 2 |   |   |   | performed divine Service |    
| 11 | 2 | 4 |   |   |   | Noon Cloudy. Ulysses & Company E N.E |     
| 12 | 4 | " | SW ½ S |   |   |   |      

[[5 Columned Table]]
| Course | Dist'ce | Lat in | Long in | Bearings and distance at Noon |
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- |
| S 22 W't | 112 Miles | 33° '51 N | 15° '49 W | Funchall S 35 W't 87 Miles |

[[7 Columned Table]]
| --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- |
| 1 | 6 | " | SSW. | NW. |   | PM/. Mod'te & Cloudy. |
| 2 | 6 | 4 |   |   |   | 1:30 in Studding sails |
| 3 | 6 | " | SW ½ S. |   |   |   |
| 4 | 6 | " |   |   |   | 4 Mod'te & Cloudy W'r. Convoy N.E. 5:20 ans'd Recall | 
| 5 | 6 | 4 |   |   |   | shortened sail & hauled to the wind on |
| 6 | 3 | " |   |   |   | the Larb'd [[Larboard]] Tack.  in 2'd reefs. 5:30 Tacked | 
|   | 1 | 6 | E N E. | North |   | 7:30 Tacked |
| 7 | 5 | " | NW ½ W. |   |   | 8 Mod'te & Cloudy. Ulysses & 4 Sail |
| 8 | 2 | " | E b N. |   |   | of Convoy in Company. 9:30 in 3'd reefs |
|   | 2 | 4 | NW b N. |   |   |   |    
| 9 | 1 | " | W B N. |   |   | Made & Shortened Sail occasionally |
| 10 | 1 | 4 |   |   |   |   |    
| 11 | 1 | " |   |   |   | Mid't Moderate & Cloudy Weather |     
| 12 |   |   |   |   |   |   |     


Transcription Notes:
larboard - archaic term for port; referring to the side of the ship on which cargo was loaded. Looking at the different pages, I don't believe the " is for ditto. It looks like it maybe wasn't recorded.

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