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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

187
1902
MONTH DAY RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENTS AT THE STATION, BAD WEATHER, &c.

January 1: Moderate to fresh breeze S.E. to east these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers. Sea very smooth. Barometer 30.05 to 29.72. Keeper showing two visitors in Tower. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst returned to sta at 11:15 A.M.

January 2: Gale to fresh breeze S. east to south these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea quite smooth. Barometer 29.62 to 29.92. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper went to Newport to have his teeth repaired. Left the sta at 9:30 A.M.

January 3: Moderate to fresh breeze S. east to south these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours showery & fair weather. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.92 to 30.05. Keeper returned to the station at 11:30 A.M.

January 4: Fresh breeze to light south wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Sea rough. General duties for the day. 2nd asst doing house work. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies and mail.

January 5: Fresh breeze to gale south these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair. Last part of 24 hours hard rain. Sea very rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.70 to 29.80. Keeper writeing in Office.

January 6: Fresh breeze south these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours hard rain. Last part of 24 hours thick damp weather. Sea rough. Barometer 29.78 to 29.82. General duties for the day. 2nd asst went to Newport to post & get mail and supplies. Keeper writeing in office.

January 7: Gale to fresh breeze south with hard rain first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light S to S. west wind rain showers and fair weather. Sea rough. Barometer 29.62 to 29.80. Keeper writeing in office and doing house work and sawing wood in his celler.

January 8: Fresh breeze S to light S.W. wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea very rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.80 to 30.00. 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

January 9: Moderate breeze to light north and east wind these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather. Sea rough. Barometer 29.80 to 30.22. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst cutting wood one mile from station for Keeper and ssts. Keeper working in shop.

January 10: Fresh breeze to light east wind these 24 hours with clear fine & cool weather. Sea very smooth. Barometer 30.23 to 30.03. General duties for the day. 2nd asst cutting wood. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper went one mile from sta where 2nd asst is cutting wood.

January 11: Moderate breeze to light east wind these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather. Sea rough. Barometer 30.00 to 30.10. 1st & 2nd assts putting 200 gallons of mineral oil in oil butts. 2nd asst cutting wood. Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies.

January 12: Light east to north wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours clear fine and cool. Last part of 24 hours thick and light fog showers. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 30.16. 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

January 13: Light variable winds these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog. Sea quite smooth. Barometer 30.20. Keeper and 2nd asst washing. General duties for the day.

January 14: Light variable winds these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours damp. Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport to have his teeth filled. 1st asst went fishing.

January 15: Light east to S. east these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather. Last part of 24 hours light rain and thick. Sea smooth. Barometer 30.20 to 29.98. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd cutting wood one mile from station.

January 16: Light S. east wind to moderate breeze south with rain first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze N. west with frequent rain showers. Sea little rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.80 to 30.04. 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies.

January 17: Light north to S. east wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer 30.10 to 29.88. Keeper went to Newport to have his teeth repaired.

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caroleholmson

January 2: "Keeper went to Newport to have his teeth repaired."

caroleholmson

January 14: "Keeper went to Newport to have his teeth filled"

caroleholmson

January 17: "Keeper went to Newport to have his teeth repaired."