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4 "Hunan III" big motor yacht. Smaller Robin an auxiliary Schooner (Boston) "Widgeon" aux yawl Twilight yawl. "Minstrel" small yawl then "Natator" yawl Enjoyed the marvelous evening on deck. Full moon very bright. Got a telegram from Celine that everything is O.K at home which makes me feel happy. During the night very bright sky and it became quite cool. Thermometer in my cabin went below 70˚F. July 21. Up early. Air cool and bracing. On deck at sunrise and started engine about 6 A.M. Made a run to Point Judith harbor of refuge. [[strikethrough]] Note [[/strikethrough]] [[end page]] [[start page]] 5 Much caution required an account of the endless oyster pot buoys which are liable to cause much trouble if their ropes get ensnarled in the propeller. Thence went to Stonington by way of [[strikethrough]] Ganway [[/strikethrough]] Gangway buoy. In the mean time tried improvising a square sail by means of front curtain which together with the staysail kept us going altho' slowly in light winds. With the tide against us we were able nevertheless to make about 3 Knots. [[strikethrough]] Kept [[/strikethrough]] After about 2 hours we started the motor again ran into Stonington Harbor. Then anchored for a few minutes behind the breakwater to lay out my navigation course to New London. This course altho' short is rather tricky on account of many shoals and hidden
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