1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books

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Box 255 CF to YH 1896, YB 1894 1895

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(All communication should be addressed to "THE LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD.")

Treasurey Department

Office of the Light-House Board.

Washington. January 14, 1895.

Commander O. W. Farenholt, U. S. N., Inspector 13th Light-House District, Portland, Oregon.

Sir:

Referring to the joint report of the Inspector an Engineer of the Thirteenth Light-House District, dated 13 Dec. '94, the Board informs you that, as its session of 7 Jan'y '95, it was ordered that beacon lights be established in Yaquina Bay, Oregon, as follows:

Two white range beacon lights as guides to cross in over the bar: the front light to be placed on a two pile beacon on the sand flats opposite the town of Newport, and the rear light to be erected at McLean's Point.

A white beacon light to be placed on the Government wharf at Newport.

The Engineer of the district has been requested to take the proper measures to carry the order of the Board into effect, paying for the establishment of the lights from the appropriation

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(All communications should be addressed to "THE LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD.")

Treasury Department, Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C., May 23, 1895.

Commander O. W. Farenholt, U. S. N., Inspector 13th Light-House District, Portland, Oregon.

Sir:

Referring to the joint report of the Engineer of the Thirteenth Light-House District and yourself, dated 14 May, '95, relative to the establishment of a post light at Coquille Point, Yaquina Bay, Oregon, for the purpose of defining the channel between McLean's Point and the end of the Bulkhead at Yaquina, the Board has to say that you recommendations are approved.

The Board therefore directs you to erect the post light in question with the assistance of the tender.

Respectfully, George F. F. Wilde Commander, U. S. N., Naval Secretary.

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Box 245 1893 to 95 YB lights CF repairs

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Treasury Department Office of the Lighthouse Guard Washington, January 14, 1895

Major James C Post, U. S. A., Engineer 12th Light-House District, Portland, Oregon

Sir: Referring to the joint report of the Inspector and Engineer of the Thirteenth Light-House District, dated 13 Dec. '94, the Board informs you that, as its session of 7 Jan'y '95, it was ordered that beacon lights be established in Yaquina Bay, Oregon, as follows:

Two white range beacon as guides to cross in over the bar; the front light to be placed on a two pile beacon on the sand flats opposite the town of Newport, and the rear light to be erected at McLean's Point.

A white beacon light to be placed on a one pile beacon on the Middle Ground near spar buoy No. 4, as an aid in the narrow and sharp turn of the channel.

A red beacon light to be placed on the Government wharf at Newport.

The Board requests you to take the proper measures to carry the above order into effect, and to pay the costs thereof

Last edit over 2 years ago by Wjhoward
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