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Daily Log: Wednesday, September 14

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Current Position: Docked at King Marine in Verplanck, NY.
Latitude: N 41˚ 15.2'
Longitude: W 073˚ 58.0'

Day One of the second leg of the 2011 Fall Voyage of Discovery. Click here to jump back to the first-leg crew's departure this morning.

Enjoy the day in pictures as our new student crew members begins their voyage and travel into the Hudson Highlands.






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The crew practices washing their hands.

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Mouse over to give... fire?
The starboard falconet suffer a sputtering misfire.

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Ending Position: Anchored at Constitution Island, across from West Point, NY.
Latitude: N 41˚ 24.0'
Longitude: W 073˚ 57.0'


Next Time: Wet Behind the Ears!

Robert Juet's Journal: September 14th, 1609

d'Halve Maen passes through the Hudson Highlands before anchoring in what is now known as Newburgh Bay.

The fourteenth, in the morning being very faire weather, the wind South-east, we sayled vp the Riuer twelue leagues, and had fiue fathoms, and fiue fathoms and a quarter lesse; and came to a Streight between two Points, and had eight, nine, and ten fathoms: and it trended North-east by North, one league: and wee had twelue, thirteene, and fourtene fathomes. The Riuer is a mile broad: there is very high Land on both sides. Then wee went vp North-west, a league and an halfe deepe water. Then North-east by North fiue miles; then North-west by North two leagues, and anchored. The Land grew very high and Mountainous. The Riuer is full of fish.

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