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JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon

June

1st North west wind rain squalls. Sea rough. Bar 29.88. Keeper, 1st & 2nd asst went to Newport to vote.

2nd North west wind rain squalls. Sea mod. Bar. 29.91. Keeper working in his quarters. 1st asst working in his part of garden. 2nd asst went on leave of absence. 2nd asst left station at 3:00 AM today for 14 days.

3rd North west wind squalls to calm to southerly winds. Sea smooth. Bar 29.95 30.08. Keeper and first asst painting front porch floor & steps also kitchen steps.

4th Light variable winds cloudy warm & dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.05. Keeper and 1st asst painting chimneys on keeper dwellings and out house trimmings.

5th Light northerly wind damp misty. Sea smooth. Bar 30.02. 1st asst working in his part of garden. Keeper getting in cord wood.

6th Light northerly wind misty some fog. Sea smooth. Bar 30.00. Keeper painting. 1st asst went to Newport for mail and supplies.

7th Light north west breeze damp thick fog. Sea smooth. Bar 29.8. General duties for the day.

8th Calm to light northerly wind cloudy damp light fog. Sea smooth. Bar 30. Keeper whitewashing in the tower. 1st asst working in his quarters.

9th Light north west wind damp foggy weather. Sea smooth. Bar 29. Keeper working in his quarters. 1st asst working in his quarters.

10th Light north west wind with fog. Sea smooth. Bar 29.98. 1st asst working in his quarters. Keeper working in his quarters.

11th Light north west wind hazy. Sea smooth. Bar 29.91. Keeper getting in cord wood. 1st asst working in his quarters.

12th Fresh north west breeze hazy dry. Sea mod. Bar 29.93. 1st asst working in his quarters. Keeper getting in cord wood. 200 gal of oil was put in oil butts this AM.

13th Fresh north west breeze hazy dry. Sea mod. Bar 29.96. 1st asst went to Newport for mail and supplies. Keeper cleaning glass lens lantern.

14th Light north west to south west wind thick fog damp. Sea smooth. Bar 29.98. General duties for the day. Seven visitors were shown in the tower today.

15th Calm to light north west wind fog and damp to clear and dry very ??? sea. Bar 30.04 & four visitors were shown in tower today. 1st asst working in his quarters. Keeper washing.

16th Light variable westerly winds with fog at times damp. Sea smooth. Bar 29.90. 1st asst working in his quarters. Keeper writting in the office.

17 Light westerly to south west wind showery. Sea moderate. Bar 29.96. Keeper writting in the office. 1st asst working in his quarters. ??? Her. Higgins 2nd asst keeper returned to duty at 7:30 P.M. from leave of absence.

18 Light south west wind rain squalls. Sea mod. Bar 30.08. 1st asst working in garden. Keeper working on annual reports. 2nd asst washing.

19 Fresh south west breeze rain squalls to stormy. Sea mod. Bar 29.65. Keeper 1st & 2nd asst cleaning out east end of old work shop.

20 Fresh south to north east wind damp. Sea mod. Bar 29.6. Keeper went to Newport for mail. 1st asst went to Newport for supplies.

21 Calm to light westerly to south west wind dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.20. Six visitors were shown in tower today. General duties for the day.

22 Calm to light westerly to south west winds clear dry. Sea smooth. 1st and 2nd asst moving & cleaning oil carriers. Keeper showing 8 visitors in tower.

23 Calm southerly weather clear very warm and dry. Sea ??? smooth. Keeper showing 9 visitors in tower. 1st asst moving. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

24 Calm to light south west misty rain. Sea smooth. Bar 30.20. 1st asst working in his quarters. 2nd asst moving. Keeper writeing in the office. 20 in wick parts in lens lamp.

25 Calm to fresh south west wind with rain squalls. Sea mod. Bar 30.16. Keeper working in his quarters. 2nd asst showed 8 visitors in tower. Keeper writting in office.

26 Fresh south west breeze frequent rain squalls. Sea mod. Bar 30.28. Keeper and 1st asst working in their ??? quarters. 2nd asst showing 24 visitors in tower.

27 Light north west wind clear dry warm. Sea smooth. Bar 30.32. Keeper working on annual reports. Four torpedo boats passed cape at 1:30 P.M. 1st asst brought our box weighing 42 ???. Box contained 29 ??? books 1/2 part ??? ??? glass cutting five ??? ???. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

28 Calm to fresh north west breeze to calm. Sea smooth. Bar 30.30. General duties for the day. 72 visitors were shown in tower.

29 Calm to brisk north west wind to calm dry. Sea very smooth. Bar 3??? 1st and 2nd asst showing 36 visitors in the tower. Keeper working on annual reports.

30 Calm to light westerly wind foggy dry. Sea very smooth. Bar 30. Keeper working on annual reports. 1st asst putting hay in barn. 35 visitors to tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

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JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1908

July

1st Calm to light north west wind fog at times dry. Sea mod. Bar 30.1. Keeper first and 2nd asst whitewashing the south tight board fence. 18 visitors to tower.

2nd Calm to light north west wind fog in A.M. clear in P.M. Sea smooth. Bar 30.10. Keeper first & 2nd asst whitewashing garden fence. 6 visitors shown in tower. 1st asst left station at 3:00 P.M.

3rd Calm to light southerly wind thick fog rain. Sea smooth. Bar 30.16. Keeper cleaning out tower store room. 2nd asst cleaning up grounds. 5 visitors shown in tower.

4 Calm to fresh to calm north west wind dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.1. General duties for the day. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

5 Calm to fresh north west breeze clear dry. Sea mod. Bar 30.23. General duties for the day. 50 visitors were shown in the tower.

6 Calm to light north west wind hazy dry sea smooth. Bar 30.2. General duties for the day. 11 visitors were shown in the tower.

7 Calm to fresh breeze from north west to calm thick fog. Sea smooth. Bar 30.1. 21 visitors shown in tower. Keeper & 2nd asst assisted ??? to connect railings (6 ??? during wash). ??? weight ??? and today put in 16 new panels of new railing in tower outside balcony.

8 Light north to westerly wind hazy fog dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30. Keeper working on railings. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

9 Light north west wind thick fog damp in AM. Sea smooth. Bar 29.9. First asst returned to duty at 6:00 P.M. from leave of absence. 11 visitors were shown in tower.

10 Calm to fresh north west breeze hazy dry. Sea rough. Bar 30. Keeper working on railing. 1st asst cleaning grounds. 2nd asst showing 7 visitors in tower.

11 Calm to light southerly wind showers. Sea smooth. Bar 29.89. Keeper went to Newport for mail. General duties for the day. Reed & brase centering pins 1 strainer for all carrier from Engr. office at Portland.

12 Light south east wind thick damp fog. Sea smooth. Bar 29.9. General duties for the day. 21 visitors were shown in the tower.

13 Light south east wind damp foggy. Sea calm. Bar 29.99. Keeper put new centering pins in lens frame. 1st asst raking hay. 2nd asst showed 4 visitors in tower.

14 Light southerly wind damp thick fog in AM. Sea calm. Bar 30.10. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail. 1st asst and Keeper showing 24 visitors in the tower.

15 Light south east wind shower fog. Sea calm. Bar 30.20. 1st and 2nd asst washing. Keeper putting ??? in gallery railings.

16 Light to fresh north west breeze dry to calm & fog. Barr 30.22. Sea smooth. 1st asst went to Newport for mail. Keeper working in shop. 2nd asst showing 19 visitors in tower.

17 Calm with thick fog to fresh north west to clear to fog. Sea smooth. Bar 30.12. 28 visitors were shown in the tower.

18 Fresh north west breez thick fog damp. Sea mod. Bar 29.96. Keeper went to Newport for mail & supplies. General duties for the day.

19 Fresh north west breeze thick fog to clear to thick fog. Sea mod. Bar 29.92. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd asst showing 65 visitors in the tower.

20 Light westerly wind thick damp fog. Sea smooth. Bar 29.90. 1st and 2nd asst showing 33 visitors in the tower. Keeper washing.

21 Light southerly wind thick damp fog. Sea smooth. Bar 29.98. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail. Broke lens chimney. Put in new wicks. Keeper & first asst showing 22 visitors in tower.

22 Light south to westerly wind damp fog. Sea smooth. Bar 29.99. Keeper 1st and 2nd asst filling oil butts in office. 190 galls in 19 cases.

23 Light southerly to north west wind thick damp fog. Sea smooth. Bar 29.92. Keeper and 2nd asst showing 38 visitors in tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail and supplies.

24 Light southerly to north west wind fog to clear. Sea smooth. Bar 30.10. Keeper and 2nd asst showing 42 visitors in tower. 1st asst washing.

25 Light to fresh north west breeze clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.10. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport for mail and supplies.

26 Calm to fresh north west breeze to calm clear dry. Sea mod. Bar 30.14. General duties for the day. 64 visitors shown in the tower.

27 Calm to light north west wind clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.12. Keeper & first asst cleaning windows of lens lantern. 2nd asst showing 44 visitors in tower.

28 Calm and light variable winds, partly cloudy, dry, sea. 2nd asst went to Newport. Keeper & 1st asst showing 59 visitors in tower. Keeper left sta at 3 P.M.

29 Calm to moderate and fresh breeze N. dry. General duties for the day. 1st asst went 1 mile from sta on business. Sea smooth.

30 Moderate to fresh breeze N. clear. Sea smooth. Bar 30.1. 1st asst went to Newport. 2nd asst showing 103 visitors in the tower.

31 Moderate to fresh breeze N. Fair. Sea smooth. Bar 30. 1st and 2nd assts showing 55 visitors in the tower. General duties for the day.

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JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1908

August

1 Moderate to fresh breeze N. Clear. Sea smooth. Bar 30. 1st asst working in the garden. General duties for the day.

2 Moderate to fresh breeze N. Smoky to thick damp fog. Bar 29.92. Sea smooth. 1st and 2nd assts showing 80 visitors in the tower.

3 Moderate to fresh breeze N. thick dmp fog to partly cloudy. Dry. Sea moderate. Bar 29.95. 1st & 2nd assts showing 91 visitors in the tower.

4 Moderate to fresh breeze N. Clear to thick damp fog. Sea smooth. Bar 29.96. 1st asst showing 73 visitors in the tower. 2nd asst went to Newport.

5th Fresh north west breeze damp fog to clear in P.M. Sea mod. Bar 22.95. Henry E. Wilson Keeper returned to duty at 12 AM today. 1st and 2nd assts cleaning oil carriers.

6th Fresh north west breeze fog off shore to clear & calm. Sea mod. Bar 30.00. 1st asst went to Newport for mail. Keeper & 2nd asst showing 74 visitors in tower.

7 Fresh north west breeze thick damp fog. Sea mod. Bar 30.02. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd asst showing 71 visitors in tower.

8 Half a gale north west thick damp fog. Sea rough. Bar 29.92. Keeper went to Newport for mail. 1st asst working in garden. 2nd asst working in his quarters.

9th Fresh north west breeze fog. Sea rough. Bar 29.98. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd asst showing 58 visitors in tower.

10 Light north west wind hazy & smoky dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.07. General duties for the day. Keeper and 1st and 2nd asst showing 101 visitors in tower.

11 Light north west wind hazy dry. Sea calm. Bar 30.10. Keeper and first asst showing 78 visitors in tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

12 Light southerly wind rain to dense fog. Sea smooth. Bar 29.9. 1st asst working in garden. 2nd asst working in his quarters in his quarters. Keeper washing.

13 Light north west wind foggy damp. Sea smooth. Bar 29.92. 61 visitors were shown in tower. 51 cases of oil were ??? to day by McDonalds tean.

14 Light north west wind dense fog damp. Sea smooth. Bar 30.05. Mr. McDonalds teams hauling supplies. 68 cases mineral oil & cases pairs 2 cases lamp chimney one box misilanious need to day. 109 visitors were shown in tower.

15 Light northerly wind foggy to clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.08. General duties for the day. Keeper and first asst went to Newport for mail and supplies. Mr. McDonalds teams hauled 68 cases of mineral oil from Newport today also 6 cases of ???

16 Light northerly wind clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.02. 143 visitors shown in tower. General duties for the day.

17 Light variable westerly wind clear dry to dense fog at night. Sea calm. Bar 29. 1st and 2nd assts showing 93 visitors in tower. Keeper stowing away annual supplies.

18 Light southerly wind dense fog damp. Sea smooth. Bar 29.92. MacDonald team delivered 36 cases of mineral oil. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail. 60 visitors were shown in tower.

19 Light southerly wind foggy. Sea smooth. Bar 29.93. Mr. McDonald hauled 18 cases of oil to the station. Keeper Henry E. Wilson left station at 10:00 AM.

20 Light southerly wind dense fog damp. Sea smooth. Bar 29.91. Keeper Henry E. Wilson returned to duty at 6:00 PM. 1st asst went to Newport for mail. 112 visitors were shown in tower to day by 2nd asst.

21 Light southerly wind dense fog damp. Sea smooth. Bar 29.9. 1st and second asst showing 121 visitors in tower. Keeper writting.

22 Light south to south west wind dense fog damp. Sea. Bar 29.9. 1st asst washing. 2nd asst working in his quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

23d Light north west wind clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.10. General duties for the day. 150 visitors were shown in the tower.

24 Light southerly wind clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.21. Keeper 1st and 2nd asst showing 90 visitors in tower.

25 Light north west wind clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.25. Keeper and 1st and 2nd asst showing 71 visitors in tower.

26 Calm to light south east wind warm dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.04. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail. Keeper and 1st asst painting railing to tower gallery.

27 Stormy southerly wind rain. Sea mod. Bar 29.90. Keeper working in his quarters. 1st asst working in garden. 2nd asst working in his quarters.

28 South west wind rain squalls to N. west. Sea mod. Bar 29.99. Showing 26 visitors in the tower. General duties for the day.

29 Light westerly wind to calm clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.22. Keeper went to Newport for mail. 1st asst working garden. 2nd asst working in his quarters.

30 Calm to light westerly wind clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.20. General duties for the day. Keeper, 1st and 2nd asst showing 64 visitors in tower.

31 Calm to light north west wind clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.2. 1st asst went to Newport for mail. Keeper and 2nd asst showing 51 visitors in tower.

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JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1908

Sept

1st Light north west wind clear to dense fog damp. Sea smooth. Bar 30.20. Keeper and 1st asst showing 16 visitors in tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

2 Light north west wind dense fog damp. Sea smooth. Bar 3??? Keeper first and second asst put 20 cases of mineral oil in oil butts.

3 Light north west wind clear in AM dense fog in PM. Sea smooth. Bar 29.96. 1st asst went to Newport for mail. Painted railing tower balcony. 13 visitors were shown in tower.

4 Light south west wind dense fog. Sea very smooth. Bar 30.0??? 2nd asst showing 6 visitors in tower. Keeper & 1st asst scraping paint off oil house.

5 Calm light fog. Sea calm. Bar 30.01. 1st asst working in his garden. Keeper went to Newport for mail. 2nd asst went to Big Creek on business.

6 Light south east wind misty damp. Sea smooth. Bar ???. General duties for the day. 28 visitors were shown in the tower.

7 Fresh south to south west wind rain to north west clear. Sea mod. Bar 30.02. General duties for the day. 8 visitors were shown in the tower.

8 Light west to north west wind dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.18. Keeper and 1st asst scraping and painting oil house. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

9 Calm to light north west wind clear dry. Sea very smooth. Bar 30.??? Keeper, 1st and 2nd asst scraping and painting oil store house.

10 Light to fresh north west breeze clear to dense fog at night damp. Bar ???. 1st asst went to Newport for mail. Keeper and 2nd asst showing 17 visitors in tower.

11 Light north west wind dense fog. Sea rough. Bar 30.1. 1st asst went to Toledo. Left 8:00 AM. Keeper and 2nd asst showing 28 visitors in tower.

12 Light north west wind dense fog. Sea mod. Bar 29.9. 1st asst returned to duty 5:30 PM. Keeper went to Newport for mail. 2nd asst washing.

13 Light north west wind to calm hazy dry. Sea mod. Bar 29. General duties for the day. Eleven visitors were shown in the tower.

14 Light south to north west wind rain to clear. Sea mod. Bar 29. 1st asst went to Newport for mail. Keeper sawing wood. 2nd asst showing 7 visitors in tower.

15 Light to fresh to light north west wind dry. Sea mod. Bar 29.9. 1st asst showing 7 visitors in tower. Keeper working in his quarters. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

16 Moderate to calm north west wind dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.10. Keeper 1st and 2nd asst cleaning the stairs from lantern to bottom of tower.

17 Light north west wind dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.02. 1st and 2nd asst went to Newport for mail & supplies. Tender Heather passed the L.H. at 1:00 PM. 16 visitors were shown in the tower.

18 Calm to light west wind clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 29.9. Keeper working in his quarters. 1st asst washing. 2nd asst showing 5 visitors in tower. Engineer of U.S.L.H. at work putting stationary brace plate to north of tower.

19 Calm to light west wind showers fog in PM. Sea heavy swell. Bar 2???. Keeper went to Newport for mail. 2nd asst polishing lens reflector. 1st asst working in his quarters.

20 Light northerly wind to fresh N.W. wind cloudy dry. Bar 30.1. General duties for the day. 1st asst went to Newport. 10 visitors shown in tower.

21 Light to fresh north west breeze clear dry. Sea heavy swell. Bar 30. 1st asst gathering wood on the beach. 2nd asst showing two visitors in tower. Keeper washing.

22 Fresh north west breeze clear dry. Sea rough. Bar 30.2. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail. Keeper and 1st asst showing 11 visitors in tower.

23 Fresh to north west breeze dry to light fog. Sea rough. Bar 30. 1st and 2nd asst went berrying. Keeper working in his quarters.

24 Light north west wind hazy dry. Sea mod. Barr 30.22. Keeper and 2nd asst showing visitors in tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

25 Calm to light south west wind calm showers. Sea calm. Bar 30.20. Keeper 1st and 2nd asst washing lantern windows. 29 visitors were shown in tower.

26 Calm to light north west wind. Sea calm dry. Bar 30.30. 1st asst getting wood on the beach. 2nd asst working in his quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

27 Calm to light north west wind clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.2. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd asst showing 22 visitors in tower.

28 Light to fresh north west breeze foggy. Sea mod. Bar 30.12. Keeper working in his quarters. 1st asst went to Newport for mail. 2nd asst showing 5 visitors in tower.

29 Light to fresh north west wind to calm smoky. Sea mod. Bar 30. Keeper writting in the office. 1st and 2nd asst working in there quarters. 1 visitor shown in tower.

30 Light north west wind to calm smoky to dense fog. Sea smooth. Bar 30. Keeper and 1st asst repairing board walk front of out houses. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

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JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1908

October

1 Light to squalls north west wind rain. Sea mod. Bar 29.99. Keeper working in shop. 1st asst gathering berries. 2nd asst showing 4 visitors in tower.

2 Light north west wind clear dry. Sea mod. Bar 30.01. 1st left station 9:00 AM. 2nd asst showing 2 visitors in tower. Keeper working in his quarters.

3 Light north west wind dry. Sea mod. Bar 30.04. 1st asst returned to station 5:00 PM. 2nd asst working in his garden. Keeper went to Newport for mail sent lens lamp & carrier strainer to Engr to be repaired.

4 Light north west wind to calm dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.16. General duties for the day. 4 visitors shown in the tower.

5 Calm to light north west wind dry heavy swell. Bar 30.22. Keeper 1st & 2nd asst putting 20 cases of oil in butts cleaning office windows floor & hallway. 2nd asst showing 12 visitors in tower.

6 Calm to light north west breeze to calm dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.12. Keeper went three miles from station. 1st asst working in shop. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

7 Calm to light north wind to calm smoky dry. Sea very smooth. Bar 29.92. Keeper 1st and 2nd asst cutting grass polishing brass around the lantern.

8 Calm to light south wind dry smoky. Sea smooth. Bar 30.12. Keeper and 2nd asst changing burner on lens lamp. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

9 Calm to light west wind dense fog damp. Sea smooth. Bar 30.10. 1st asst cleaning oil carriers. 2nd asst showing 4 visitors in tower. Keeper washing runner???

10 Calm to light west wind dense fog damp. Sea smooth. Bar 30.01. 1st asst & 2nd asst working in there quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail. 2nd asst left station at 5:00 PM.

11 Light south east wind dense fog damp. Sea smooth. Bar 29.98. General duties for the day. 1st asst went to Newport for mail. 2nd asst showing 7 visitors in tower. 2nd asst returned to station at 9:00 AM.

12 Light to half gale from south east rain. Sea rough. Bar 29.91. General duties for the day. Keeper 1st & 2nd asst working in there quarters.

13 Strong southerly to south west wind increasing to a gale at 8:00 PM. Rain. Sea rough. Bar 29.38. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail. 1st and Keeper working in there quarters.

14 Strong south to south west gale. Sea rough. Rain. Bar 29.50. General duties for the day. Keeper and 1st asst working in their quarters. 2nd asst went fishing.

15 Squalls variable westerly winds rain. Sea rough. Bar 29.72. General duties for the day. 1st asst cleaning lens burner. Keeper washing. 2nd asst went fishing & showing two visitors in tower.

16 Light north west wind clear dry. Sea heavy swell. Bar 29.80. 1st asst cleaning lens burner. 2nd asst painting oil house. Keeper working in his quarters. 1st asst went to Newport for mail. Strainer for lens lamp and carriers used to day from Engr office.

17 Light north west wind clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.28. General duties for the day. 1st asst working in garden. 2nd asst working in his quarters. 2nd asst left station at 5:00 PM. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

18 Light southerly to fresh north west wind rain. Sea mod. Bar 30.02. General duties for the day. 2nd asst showing 14 visitors in tower.

19 Fresh north west wind squally rain. Sea rough. Bar 30.08. Keeper working in shop. 2nd asst working in his quarters. 1st asst went to Newpor for mail.

20 Fresh north west wind with frequent rain squalls. Sea rough. Bar 30.25. 1st asst getting wood on the beach. 2nd asst working in his quarters. Keeper working in the shop.

21 Light north west wind to calm dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.12. 1st asst working in his quarters. Keeper working on lens burner. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

22 Light south east to north west wind to calm dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.18. Keeper & 2nd asst working in there quarters. 1st asst went to Newport for mail & supplies.

23 Calm to light north wind to calm clear dry. Sea smooth. Heavy swells. Bar 30.22. Keeper working in shop. 1st asst washing. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail & have dental work done.

24 Calm to light north west wind clear dry. Heavy swell. Bar 30.25. 1st and 2nd asst working in there quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

25 Calm to fresh easterly wind. Heavy swell. Sea glassy. Bar 29.94. General duties for the day. 5 visitors were shown in the tower.

26 Fresh easterly breeze to calm. Sea smooth dry. Bar 29.92. Keeper working in his quarters. 2nd asst showing two visitors in tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

27 Moderate south east wind dry. Sea smooth. Bar 29.94. Keeper sawing wood. 1st asst working in shop. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

28 Moderate to fresh southerly wind rain. Sea mod. Bar 29.85. 1st and 2nd asst working in there quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

29 Stormy south east to south west wind rain. Sea rough. Bar 29.82. Keeper sawing wood. 1st and second asst working in there quarters.

30 Storm south wind half a gale rain fog. Sea rough. Bar 29.88. General duties for the day. Keeper sawing wood. 1st and 2nd asst working in the barn.

31 Light southerly wind rain. Sea smooth. Bar 30.01. 1st and second asst working in there quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

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