Cape Breton's Magazine

> Issue 69 > Page 28 - Voyage from Boularderie to Waipu

Page 28 - Voyage from Boularderie to Waipu

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1995/8/1 (276 reads)

made all sail, but the breeze was very light. In the morning we were abreast of the Cape de Verd Isles 4 or 5 miles distant, the weather continued very squally till evening, the breeze now fair then ahead, now on one quarter, then on another. 19th day out Jan. 14,1858J The sky look dark and threatening all day, occasionally some heavy showers of rain fell. However in the evening the wind sprung up after us. Through the night the wind was very light, but fair. Through 20th dav Out" ''' ''' '' ''' ''' '''' ''' foretopsail stud- I T 1'18'81 '''' sails, and bent old sails instead of the 'an. 15, losoj jjg' ones. It was a beautifull day throughout. A good breeze sprung up in the afternoon and going a good rate. The potatoes we took with us began to rot in heaps. A good many good and bad were thrown overboard; also I have ROUTE 4 The road less travelled! Discover Richmond County From Johnstown to Arichat, Lpuisdale to Loch Lomond, an extraordinary mixture of Acadian and Irish, Micmac and Scottish traditions welcomes the visitor. The setting is the quiet beauty of Richmond County. The culture and heritage are centuries old. We invite you to take Route 4, the road that leads through Richmond County. It is the road less travelled, and it will make all the difference in your Cape Breton Vacation. MUNICIPALITY OF THE COUNTY OF RICHMOND seen some meat thrown overboard, on account of its being pickled with salt water, which made it rot in a short time. About midnight the breeze begun to get harder, and about day- 21st dav out ' ''''' '' began to shorten sail. It continued T 1 /; 1 H'H blowing brisk all day, but quite cool and the Jan. AQ, 155o; ''' running very high. Another Sunday morning dawned upon us, and all except one [22nd dav OUt' '' ''? '" 2??' health. It was a beautifull day T 17 18'8 th''oughout with a good breeze, but not alto- jan. A /, Ao5oJ gether fair. Nothing of any consequence hap? pened worth mentioning. It was calm all day and the sky clear. About dark the wind r23rd dav out' ''"'' '''' '''' ' '''' '''ht breeze. We passed Jan. 18,1858J Latt 15? N which is termed the Australian grave, on account of the many thousands who found here a watery grave, but we passed safe and sound. A N.E. wind sprung up after midnight which we found out 24th dav OUt' '''' ''' Trade Winds and entered them in ' I Latt 14? N, Long 34 W. The day was clear and dry but warm enough. We were laying Jan. 19,1858, south with ease. The wind fair and pretty 25th day out'i '"'''' Jan. 20,1858 gomg the rate of 9 miles per hour. We espied a ship to lee? ward of us, but did not come near enough to be discerned what she was. It was quite warm but not so hot as I thought it would be before I left home. The wind fair and light the day clear 26th day out Jan.21,1858j and the heat intense. Saw a fine school of flying fish, occasionally a few WHILE IN St. PUe'f'S STOP ~ STAY & ENJOY OUR WARM UNIQUE HOSPITALITY THROUGHOUT OUR COMMUNITY & COUNTY mdfui JCoHe C'b ' Craft & Tole Supplies ' Custom Framing ' Classes ' Gifts & Souvenirs ' Large Selection of Tole Painting Books ' September Classes in Tole I MAIN ST. , ST. PETERS, N.S. OPEN YEAR ROUND Ph: 535'126 Fax: 53S3089 r Kaleigh's Krafts YARN CRAFT SUPPLIES TOLE PAINTING SUPPLIES FABRIC & NOTIONS & CRAFTED ITEMS HiHHgiiHiiJgB St. Peters, N.S. (902) 535-3553 MONDAY - WEDNESDAY 10:00 - 5:00 THURSDAY - FRIDAY 10:00 - 9:00 SATURDAY 10:00 - 5:00 SUNDAY 12:00 - 5:00 We Accept VISA & MASTERCARD PRE-ARRANGEMENT INFORMATION AVAILABLE Me7('Si. Morrison JumraiHomt Serving the, comtttunity for over 35 years with sympatliy and understanding. Providing a supportive environment with quiet efficiency. P 0 Box 10 • ST. PETER'S • 535-2119
Cape Breton's Magazine
  View this article in PDF format Print article

Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to the PDF version of this content. Click here to download and install the Acrobat plugin
Acrobat Reader Download