Journal of His Majestys Sloop Scorpion

John Tollemache, Commanding1

July 1775
Friday 28
latter [part] mode. and fair . . . at 6 A M hove in to 1/3 of a Cable   Fir'd a Gun for a Pilot   at 8 Weigh'd & came to Sail at & 10 Came onbd a Pilot.   P M Empd   working into Nantasket Bay in Company with His Maj. Ships Merlin & Falcon,   at 8 Came to in Boston Harbour with the Bt Bower in 5 fam water, Veer'd to ½ a Cable   found riding here His Majs Ships the Preston Vice Adml [Samuel] Graves and Sommerset with a large Fleet of Transports.

1. PRO, Admiralty 51/872.
Source: Naval Documents of the American Revolution, I, 998