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Journal of Light-station at Yaquina Head

1906

February

18 Gale south with hard rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze S. west fair and cloudy - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.58 to 29.90 - 1st and 2nd assts putting 20 cases of oil in oil room - 1st asst working in the shop.

19 Fresh breeze S. west to light south wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers & fair - Last part of 24 hours light rain - Sea rough - General duties for the day - 1st asst working in the shop - 2nd asst working in his quarters - Keeper getting wood on the beach.

20 Gale south to light S. west wind with hard rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze south light rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.38 - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst making a new ladder.

21 Fresh breeze S. east with hard rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light S. west wind light rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.?? to 29.55 - 1st asst getting wood on beach & working on ladder - Keeper & 2nd asst getting wood on beach.

22 Fresh breeze S. west these 24 hours with frequent light rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.55 to 29.85 - Keeper and assts getting ??? wood ??? on the beach at sta - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies.

23 Fresh breeze East to S. and S. west these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.60 to 29.80 - 1st asst working in the shop - Keeper & 2nd asst getting wood on beach.

24 Fresh breeze S. east to S. west these 24 hours with rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.60 to 29.90 - 1st asst working in the shop - 2nd asst getting wood on beach - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies.

25 Moderate breeze S. west to light S. east wind these 24 hours first part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair & light rain - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 30.10 to 29.90 - 1st asst working in the shop - 2nd asst getting wood on the beach.

26 Gale south to fresh breeze S. west these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.60 to 29.90 - Keeper washing - 1st asst working in shop - 2nd asst getting wood on beach.

27 Light S. east wind hail and rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light W.N. west wind light rain showers and fair weather - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.90 to 29.16 - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

28 Light north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours frequent hail and rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 29.86 to 29.9? - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - General duties for day.

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