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Journal of Light-House Station at Cape Foulweather
1892

April
12: [continued from preceding page] Sea quite smooth. General duties for day. Keeper returned to station at 1030 A.M. Keeper making a dark room for Mrs. Plummer to develop pictures in.

13: Moderate breeze S. to East first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable wind and calm, first part dry and fair. Last part little damp. Sea smooth. Keeper and 2nd ass't making a hen coop. 1st ass't went to Newport and also went fishing. Mr. Edward Rice went to Newport after the mail I presume. Left the station at 2.30 P.M. The barometer is going down.

14: Gale to fresh and moderate breeze S. to S. East first part of 24 hours with rain. Last part of 24 hours moderate fresh and strong breeze to Gale S.E. to S. and S.W. damp. Sea rough. General duties for day. Barometer went down to 29.54 up to 29.90 at 4.P.M. Mr. Edward Rice, 1st ass't returned to the station at 5.30 P.M. The barometer is going up.

15: Fresh breeze S.W. to S.E. and South these 24 hours with frequent rain and hail squalls first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea quite rough. General duties for day. Steamer Willamett Valley arrived today.

16: Light S. East to South and S.W. wind these 24 hours, first part of 24 hours rain and hail showers. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after some supplies. 1st ass't went fishing. 2nd ass't making a Incubator??? today.

17: Light S. East wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light to moderate wind with fair weather during 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for day. 1st ass't went fishing Steamer Willamett sailed today. Had two visitors today.

18: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N.W. these 24 hours, first part of 24 hours cloudy but dry. Last part of 24 hours clear fine and cool weather. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Keepers went to Newport on business. 2nd asst went to Newport for recreation. Left the station at 8.A.M.

19: Moderate breeze to light N.W. wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N.W., clear fine weather during 24 hours. Sea very smooth. 1st ass't went fishing and to Newport. Keeper making out the requisition for annual supplies for year for 1892 to 1893. 2nd ass't returned to the station at 1.P.M.

20: Light N.W. to S. East wind fair weather during 24 hours. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. The barometer is going down. Keeper and 2nd ass't went trout fishing up the North beach today & cau[gh]t 40??? fish.

21: Light South toe N.W. wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea very smooth. General duties for day. Keeper went to Newport on business and recreation. Left station at 8.A.M.

22: Light W. to S.E. wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light to moderate and fresh breeze S.E. to South with frequent light rain showers. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. 2nd ass't returned to Station at 11.30 A.M.

23: Light S. to S.East wind these 24 hours, first part of 24 hours frequent rain and hail showers. Last part of 24 hours cloudy but dry. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd ass'ts went fishing. Keeper went to Newport.

24: Moderate and fresh to gale S. to S.W. these 24 hours with rain most of 24 hours. Sea very rough. The barometer went down to 29.55 it is going up very fast, it is 30.16 at 5. P.M. General duties for the day.

25: Fresh to moderate breeze S.W. with frequent rain and hail squalls. Last part of 24 hours light N.W. wind fair weather. Keeper making out a bill of lumber to repair fences, steps around Keeper's dwelling and went fishing. 1st ass't went to Newport. Steam[er] Willamett crossed bar this morning.

26: Light N.W. to S.E. to S. West wind these 24 hours, first part of 24 hours fair weather. Last part of 24 hours rain showers. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper and 2nd ass't went up north beach trout fishing.

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Head Keeper - Frank Plummer, First Assistant -Edward Rice, Second Assistant - Isaac L. Smith