||Page header reads: 'Sail out of the Reef'
||Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
||13 August 1770
||Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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||13. Ship stood out for the opening we had seen in the reef and about 2 O'Clock passd it. It was about ½ a mile wide. As soon as the ship was well without it we had no ground with100 fathm of Line so became in an instant quite easy, being once more in the main Ocean and consequently freed from all our fears of shoals &c .