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LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD.}
FORM 306.}
JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1913

September

1 Calm to light north wind clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.0. Keeper and asst keepers showing visitors in the tower.

2 South west wind rain, sea moderate. Bar 29.70. Keeper left station at 4:00 A.M. 1st asst & 2nd asst working in their quarters.

3 Strong south west wind rain, sea moderate rough. Bar 29.70. 1st asst working in his quarters, 2nd asst. went to Newport on business.

4 South west wind foggy lt. rain. Sea moderate. Bar 30.20. 1st asst and 2nd asst. working in their quarters. Two visitors came.

5 Wind west to north west foggy to clear. Sea moderate. Bar 30.16. Keeper returned 7:30 P.M. 1st asst and 2nd asst showind visitors through tower.

6 Light to fresh north west wind clear dry sea mod. Bar 30.01. Keeper and asst keepers cleaning stairs, hall, and work room of tower.

7 Calm to light south wind foggy dry sea calm. Bar 30.02. General duties. Keeper and asst keepers showing visitors in the tower.

8 Calm to light variable wind rain to clear sea moderate. Bar. J.W. Collins left station at 4:30 AM on leave of absence. 1st asst showing visitors in the tower. Keeper went to Newport for supplies.

9 Light south east to north west wind clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.20. Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower. Keeper visited quarters of asst keepers found in good order.

10 Calm to moderate north west wind to calm dry sea mod. Bar 30.10. Keeper working in shop. 1st asst putting kindling wood in his cellar.

11 Calm to light north east wind warm very dry clear sea calm. Bar 29.98. Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower.

12 Calm to light south wind clear dry to lt fog to clear sea smooth. Bar 30.00. Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower and cleaning up grounds.

13 Light variable to lt north east wind fog & haze to clear sea smooth. Bar 30. Keeper and 1st asst putting wood in cellar and working in there respective quarters.

14 Calm to moderate north east breeze clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.20. General duties for the day. Keeper and 1st asst showing 58 visitors in tower.

15 Light north east wind clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.18. Keeper and first asst showing visitors in the tower and working around the grounds.

16 Light north west wind clear to dense fog at 7:00 P.M. sea rough. Bar 29.9. Keeper and first asst showing visitors in the tower and putting wood in the cellar.

17 Light southerly wind dense fog damp sea smooth. Bar 30.00. Keeper and first asst working in the shop. Keeper visited quarters of asst keepers found in good order.

18 Calm fog to moderate north west wind clear to fog damp sea mod. Bar 30. Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower and cleaning up grounds.

19 Calm to light north east wind clear dry sea smooth. Bar 29.96. Light House Tender Manzanita passed station going north at 4:55 P.M.

20 Calm clear to moderate south east wind dense fog damp. Bar 29.98. Keeper and first asst working in there respective quarters and getting in wood.

21 Light south wind rain to north west rain squalls to clear sea mod. Bar 30.0. General duties for the day. Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower.

22 Moderate north west breeze to calm clear dry sea moderate. Bar 30.30. Keeper went to Newport for supplies. 1st asst showing visitors in the tower.

23 Light to moderate north east breeze clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.98. Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower and cleaning up grounds.

24 Calm to moderate east wind to calm clear dry warm sea smooth. Bar 30.00. Keeper and 1st asst stowing cord wood in the cellar. Keeper visited quarters of asst keepers found in good order.

25 Calm to light south west wind cloudy hazy dry sea calm. Bar 30.12. Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower and cleaning up grounds.

26 Calm to light south west wind cloudy hazy dry sea calm. Bar 29.94. J.W. Collins returned to duty at station from leave of absence at 10:00 AM. Keeper left sta 4:00 P.M.

27 South west wind sea moderate hazy dry to rain. Bar 29.90. 1st Asst and 2nd Asst working at putting in their wood.

28 Calm + sunshine hazy. Sea rough. Bar 30.10. 1st Asst and 2nd Asst showing 9 visitors through tower.

29 Light north west breeze clear sunshine. Sea rough. Bar 30.31. 1st Asst and 2nd Asst scrubbing watch room and lantern.

30 Light north west breeze to calm dry sea rough. Bar 30.20. Keeper returned to station at 8:00 P.M. 1st and 2nd asst showing visitors in the tower.

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