Journal of His Majestys Sloop Falcon

John Linzee, Commanding1

July 1775
Wednesy 19
Plymouth Light House So 2 Leagues
At 6 AM saw 20 Whale Boats under the Soern Shore with about 7 Men in each   at 10 took two whale Boats Belongg to Marshfield . . . at 7 P M Came too in Cape Codd Harbr   Sent aboat on Shore to get Intiligence

1. PRO, Admiralty 51/336.
Source: Naval Documents of the American Revolution, I, 926