My Captain signaled with pennants',/came within hailing distance 'spoke with megaphone. He learned SKIPPER of upwind ship/Mandarin/ two masted schooner es 'Mandarin's Skipper's spouse aboard as assistant navigator:

We spoke a Chilean vessel in the 'guano-trade' shortly after the noon-'fix'. She was on our tack bound for the 'Horn', in ballast and light cargo 'cowhides'. She was trim, two masted schooner with all canvass set,
light seas running, Dipping her ensign, soon left us in her wake. June 09,1869,14:15 Hrs./GMT./Cpn: W.T. Biggs

Submitted on March 11, 2015


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