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

Treasury Department, Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C., March 21, 1895.

Commander O. W. Farenholt, U.S.N., Inspector 13th L. H. District, Portland, Oregon.

Sir:

Referring to your letter, Dated inside 13 November, 1895, and on the briefing 13 March, 1895, the Board has to say that you are authorized to prepare a gallows frame for and put up the beacon light at Sitka, Alaska, authorized in previous correspondence, providing that there shall be no specific outlay for the purpose, but that only material on hand shall be used, and that the work shall be done by the crew of the tender.

The Board also authorizes you to pay a laborer at the rate of $12. per month to care for the light.

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

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ESH 1 inclosure.

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

Treasury Department, Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C., March 21, 1895.

Commander O. W. Farenholt, U. S. N., Inspector 13th Lighthouse District, Portland, Oregon.

Sir:

Inclosed is transmitted, for your information, a copy of Notice to Mariners No. 47 of 1895, giving notice that, on March 7, 1895, four beacon lights were established in Yaquina Bay, Oreg.

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

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M.M.B. 3 Enclosures.

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

Treasury Department, Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C., 22 March, '95.

Commander O. W. Farenholt, U. S. N., Inspector 13th L. H. District, Portland, Oreg.

Sir:

Enclosed is sent you a copy of a letter from Hon. Binger Hermann, M. C., dated 19 March, '95, together with a copy of its enclosure, a petition of citizens of Yaquina Bay, Oregon, asking for the establishment of a stake light on Ford's Point (Coquille Point,) for the purpose of defining the channel between McLane's Point and the end of the Bulk Head at Yaquina: and a tracing of Yaquina Bay.

The Board requests you to confer with the Engineer of the District, and with him make a joint report and recommendation as to the necessity for and advisability of establishing the light in question.

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

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

Sep Package. S.

Treasury Department, Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, July 1, 1895.

Commander O. W. Farenholt, U. S. N., Inspector 13th L. H. District. Portland, Oregon.

Sir:-

Referring to your letter of 21 June '95, transmitting data for Notice to Mariners, of the change in height of Yaquina Bar Range Rear Beacon Light, and proposed establishment of Coquille Point Beacon Light, the Board has to say that the bearings given to locate the last mentioned light do not agree with the position of the light as shown on the chart. The chart is returned herewith in a separate package with the request that you make the necessary correction and return the chart.

The Board directs your attention to the concluding paragraph of its letter of 28 Feb. '95, relative to the Yaquina Bay Beacon Lights, and requests that hereafter data for Notices to Mariners be forwarded not less that four weeks before the establishment of new lights and that when practicable more time be given.

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

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