Wednesday, 17 January 1565

Our day’s run was 36 leagues west. After midday the Governor ordered the pilots to get together to see how much each one had charted the distance from the port of Navidad. And they decided to go at 13 degrees. We headed northwest. I found myself at that hour 1,670 leagues from the port of..

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8 January 1565

Till 8 in the morning we had run 14 leagues and at that time we approached the almiranta and they fired a shot because, at the turn south, they thought they had sighted land and so the flagship and the rest of the ships sailed swiftly to the turn south till 6 or 7 in..

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17 November 1564

I measured the sun at the port of Navidad at 19 1/3 degrees and I also took the bearings of the ship at said port. I found the compass point between north by northwest. The Most Illustrious Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, Governor and Captain General of the Islands of the West by His Majesty, on..

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