Feb. 6th, 1866

At eight o’clock we fired a couple of heavy guns (for moral effect on the natives) and, getting under way, steamed out of the harbor to sea, bound for Manila via the Palawan passage. The northeast monsoon was blowing very fresh all day, so that we made little progress against it.

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Feb. 5th, 1866

At midnight last night, having run up our distance, we came to anchor off the entrance to the harbor of Ambong to wait for daylight. At 8 a. mM. we got under way and steamed into Ambong Bay and came to anchor at the upper end. The object of this expedition was to meet a..

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