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JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1911

April

1 Calm to fresh norherly breeze dry sea moderate. Bar 30. 1st and 2nd asst working garden. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

2 Fresh northerly breeze dry sea moderate. Bar 30.10. General duties for the day. Keeper and 1st asst showing 19 visitors in the tower.

3 Light south to south west wind sprinkled sea smooth. Bar 29. Keeper working in his quarters. 1st and 2nd asst working in the shop.

4 Light northerly breeze dry sea moderate. Bar 30.Keeper left station for Portland 3:00 PM. 1st asst working in his garden. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

5 Fresh northerly breeze dry sea smooth. Bar 30.02. 1st asst and 2nd asst working in their quarters.

6 Light northerly breeze dry sea smooth. Bar 31.20. 1st asst went to Newport for mail and supplies. 2nd asst workin around station.

7 Light northerly breeze dry sea smooth. Bar 29.98. 1st and 2nd asst working in their quarters and in shop.

8 Light south wind cloudy weather. Sea moderate showers. Bar 29.5. 1st asst working in garden. 2nd asst working in his quarters.

9 Moderate south wind rain squalls seamod. Bar 28.78. Keeper returned to station from Portland at 2:30 PM. General duties for the day.

10 Fresh south west breeze squally rain thunder and lightning sea rough. Bar. Keeper sawing wood. 1st and 2nd asst working in the shop.

11 Fresh south west to westerly breeze hail rain snow squalls sea rough. Bar 29. Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport for supplies & mail. 1st asst working in his quarters.

12 Fresh westerly breeze hail rain squalls sea rough. Bar 29. Keeper washing. 1st and 2nd asst working in the shop.

13 Lt to fresh north west wind to calm sea moderate. Bar 30.32. Keeper and 2nd asst working in there quarters. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

14 Light east wind warm dry sea moderate. Bar 30.10. Keeper working in his quarters. 1st and 2nd asst working in the garden.

15 Calm to light north breeze to calm dry sea smooth. Bar 30.08. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst working garden. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

16 Fresh N. west breeze clear dry sea moderate. Bar 30.1. General duties for the day. Keeper laid up with the grippe.

17 Light south west to north west breeze showers. Bar 29.98. 1st and 2nd asst working in there quarters. Keeper sick with the grippe.

18 Fresh north west wind rain squalls heavy west swell. Bar 30. Keeper working in shop. 1st and 2nd asst working in garden. 1st asst showing visitors in tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

19 Fresh north west breeze clear dry heavy west swell. Bar 30. Keeper and 2nd asst working in garden. 1st asst went to Newport for mail and supplies.

20 Lt to fresh northerly breeze to calm clear dry sea moderate. Bar. Keeper and asst keepers working in the shop. General duties for the day.

21 Calm to light north wind to lt mist dry sea moderate. Bar 30.19. Keeper sawing wood. 1st and 2nd asst working in the garden.

22 Fresh northerly breeze clear dry sea rough. Bar 30.10. 1st and 2nd asst painting signa. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

23 Calm to fresh northerly breeze hazy dry sea moderate. Bar. General duties for the day. 1st asst showing 6 visitors in the tower.

24 Fresh northerly breeze clear dry sea rough. Bar 30.12. Keeper and assts cleaning ceiling canopy ??? and frame of lantern also the windows.

25 Fresh northerly breeze clear dry sea rough. Bar 29.80. Keeper and 2nd asst scrubbed floor, desk ventilator and all paint work in watch room and ??? tower wall. 1st asst went to Newport for mail. Painted watch room vine bench. Scrubbed watch room floor.

26 Fresh northerly breeze clear dry sea rough. Bar 29.72. Keeper and asst keepers painted ceiling, canopy ??? window frames & ??? and all white paint in watch room.

27 Fresh northerly breeze to lt. SW wind sprinkled sea smooth. Bar 30.12. Keeper and assts painted all black paint work in lantern & watch room watchroom and inner storm door. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

28 Lt to moderate north breeze dry sea moderate. Bar 30.10. Keeper and assts painted panels and brackets top of tower, stenciled signa of notice to visitors.

29 Calm to moderate north breeze to calm dry sea moderate. Bar 30.22. Keeper and assts painted roof of tower lantern scrubbed tower stairs & landings cleaned all tower windows.

30 Light south wind clear dry sea smooth. Bar 29.92. General duties for the day. 1 visitor shown in tower. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

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