Tuesday Oct 15th fine Wt Westerly sent Renommee & L’aimable to Gibraltar & Malta and the transpt to Gibt Adl Louis is order’d to see the Convoy above Cartagena & the frigates to escort them to Malta. all night mode. Breezs. Westerly
Wednesday Oct 16th
Modte: Breezes Westerly all the forenoon Employd forming the fleet into the order of Sailing at noon fresh Breezes WSW & Squally in the Evening fresh gales Enemy as before, by Sign: from Weazel.
Thursday Oct 17th 1805
Mode: Breezes NWerly Sent Donegal to Gibraltar to get a ground Tier of Casks. Receivd accounts by the Diligent Store Ship that Sir Richd. Strachan has supposed in Sight of the French Rochford Squadron which I hope is true. At Midnight the Wind came to the Eastward.