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LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD Form 306
JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon
1911 MONTH. DAY. RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENTS AT THE STATION, BAD WEATHER, ETC.

Agust 1st: Calm and foggy damp to light South west wind to dry sea smooth Bar 30.08. Keeper and first asst showing 84 visitors in the tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

2nd: Lt north wind foggy to clear to dense fog damp sea calm Bar 30.10. Keeper working in his quarters. 1st and 2nd asst working in shop and garden.

3rd: Light north wind fog to clear warm & dry sea calm Bar 30.01. Keeper and 2nd asst showing visitors in tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

4: Light north wind cloudy dry sea smooth Bar 30.04. Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in tower. 2nd asst went fishing.

5: Light north west wind dry to dense fog damp sea smooth Bar 29.98. 1st and 2nd asst working in there quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail & supplies.

6: Light south wind dense fog damp sea smooth Bar 29.96. Keeper and asst keepers showing visitors in the tower. General duties for the day.

7: Calm to Lt north west wind dense fog damp to clear calm sea smooth Bar 2 (page cut off). Keeper and asst keepers showing visitors in the tower. Large ??? wales 2 miles of shore.

8: Calm to light north west breeze to calm dry sea smooth Bar 30.10. Keeper and 1st asst showing 160 visitors in the tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

9: Fresh north west breeze clear to fog sea ??? Bar 30.12. General duties for the day. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters.

10: Calm dense fog to lt north wind dry sea calm Bar 30.04. Keeper and 2nd asst showing visitors in the tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

11: Calm to lt South to North wind dry sea calm Bar 30.06. 1st and 2nd asst cleaning of grounds and showing visitors in tower. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

12: Calm to lt N wind dry cloudy sea smooth Bar 30.02. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport for mail and supplies.

13: Lt south to westerly winds clear dry sea smooth Bar 30.08. General duties for the day. Keeper left station at 8:30 am. 1st and 2nd asst showing visitors in tower.

14: Lt westerly winds warm clear dry sea smooth Bar 30.10. Keeper returned to station at 5:00 P.M. 1st and 2nd asst showing visitors in the tower.

15: Calm to lt variable winds clear dry sea calm Bar 30.10. Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

16: Calm to lt south to north west wind clear warm day sea smooth Bar 30.08. Keeper and assst keepers washing and working in there respective quarters.

17: Calm to light variable winds clear to fog dry sea calm Bar 30.12. Keeper and 2nd asst showing 128 visitors in the tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

18: Calm to light south sind clear dry sea calm Bar 30.06. Keeper and asst keepers showing visitors in the tower.

19: Calm lt fog to light S wind showers sea smooth Bar 30.01. 1st and 2nd asst working in there quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail & supplies.

20: Calm to fresh north west breeze clear dry sea smooth Bar 30.20. General duties for the day. Keeper and asst keepers showing visitors in the tower.

21: Calm to fresh north west breeze to calm clear dry sea smooth Bar 30.02. Keeper and asst keepers showing visitors in the tower.

22: Calm to lt North west breeze to calm hazy dry sea smooth Bar 29.9 (2nd # cut off). Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

23: Calm to lt South to light north west breeze to calm hazy smokey sea smooth Bar (cut off from page). Keeper and asst keepers washing and working in there quarters. Cleaned plate glass and all windows in tower.

24: Fresh northerly breeze dense fog damp sea rough Bar 30.00. Keeper and 2nd asst showing visitors in the tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

25: Fresh north west breeze smoke and fog damp sea moderate Bar 30.01. Keeper and asst keepers showing visitors in the tower.

26: Lt south to light north west wind smoky foggy sea smooth Bar 29.81. 1st asst working in his quarters. 1st asst went 3 miles from station. Keeper went to newport for mail.

27: Fresh northerly breeze dense fog damp sea moderate Bar 30.00. General duties for the day. Keeper and assts showing 109 visitors in the tower.

28: Northerly breeze fog to North east clear dry sea smooth Bar 30.02 Keeper repairing pump. 1st and 2nd asst showing visitors in the tower.

29: Lt to fresh northerly breeze dry hazy sea smooth Bar 30.10. Keeper and 1st asst showing 84 visitors in the tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

30: Fresh northerly breeze dense fog damp sea moderate Bar 29.98. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters.

31: Moderate northerly breeze damp dense fog sea smooth Bar 30.04. Keeper and 2nd asst showing 40 visitors in the tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

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