8 June QC left the Manhattan wharf, 2:00 p.m., but soon anchored in Gravesend Bay, off Brooklyn.
10 June QC departed Gravesend Bay, 12:30 p.m.
The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 2
Stormy and dreary the ship casts off then lies at anchor just at the harbor entrance. The seas are to high to proceed. "We would have shone at a wake, but not at anything more festive."
Mr. Blucher's opinion was first published in the Daily Alta California June 30, 1867 but written May 19th.
This is an enhanced version of chapter 2. I've learned some new techniques with audacity and with dvd-slideshow.