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Courtesy of Museo Naval, Madrid •3• The Spanish Officer Malaspina went directly to Spain from Malta where he was enrolled as a guardiamarina in the midshipmen's college at San Fernando, near Cadiz, on 18 November 1774. * The time interval is so short that it is entirely possible Malaspina never attended the college. His career was off to an extremely fast start which, since he had had no time to demonstrate his extraordinary abilities, argues for the continuing presence of a powerful influence on the part of his family or the Order of Malta.
Two other accounts by Malaspina of his initial contacts with the viceroy appear in the first and third drafts of the journal. The first draft reads: "Immediately the corvette [Descubierta] anchored at Callao, as soon as Ship Lieutenant Cayetano Valdés was sent [to Lima] and I myself went in the afternoon ... " The third draft, the one used by Novo y Colson, puts Valdés's errand in these words: "Immediately Descubierta anchored at Callao, as soon as Ship Lieutenant Cayetano Lima, the capital of Peru, which Malaspina visited during the Astrea voyage and again both outbound and homebound on his final voyage.
Quality food, suitable clothing for all climates, ventilation, and cleanliness of the ship were the means of securing the latter. "13 Barrels of sauerkraut and casks of sherry from Sanlúcar were carried as antiscorbutics. The value of these in combatting scurvy is doubtful, but Malaspina also carried an assortment of livestock, which might have been more effective. Six weeks out Malaspina called a council of his officers to discuss the route, enlisting Agote as secretary. The ship was close to the Tropic of Capricorn, and Cape Horn lay ahead.