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LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD.}
FORM 306.}

JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1913

March

1st Light to fresh south east breeze rain sea moderate. Bar 30.02. Keeper working in the shop. 1st asst working in his quarters. 2nd asst went to Newport for supplies.

2 Fresh south east breeze rain misty fog sea moderate. Bar 29.90. General duties for the day.

3 Moderate south east wind fog and mist showers sea mod. Bar 30. Keeper working in garden. 2nd asst putting shell around his dwelling. 1st asst went to Newport for supplies.

4 Moderate southerly breeze misty fog rain sea moderate. Bar 30.30. Keeper and asst keepers trimming borders around the walls and working around the grounds.

5 Light northerly wind fog to clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.38. Keeper and asst keepers trimming borders of walls and working in carpenter shop.

6 Light northerly wind clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.04. Keeper visited quarters of asst keepers found in good order. Repaired hinges to tower windows.

7 Light to fresh northerly breeze dry sea moderate. Bar 30.20. Keeper and asst keepers whitewashing interior of tower and repairing hinges on small windows.

8 Fresh northerly breeze hazy dry sea moderate to smooth. Bar 30.10. McDonald delivered two barrels cement, one box kalsomine, one box containing 5 gall can boiled oil. 1st asst went to Newport for supplies.

9 Light to fresh northerly wind hazy fog at times sea mod. Bar 30.12. General duties for the day. 2nd asst showed 6 visitors in the tower.

10 Light north to north west wind rain squalls sea mod. Bar 30.10. Keeper painting in his quarters. 1st asst working in garden. 2nd asst went to Newport.

11 North west wind rain squalls sea moderate. Bar 29.92. Keeper and asst keepers working in the garden and carpenter shop.

12 Fresh north west breeze rain, hail & snow squalls lightning sea rough. Bar 29.8. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters.

13 Moderate with west breeze rain squalls sea mod. Bar 30.08. Keeper and asst keepers working in garden. Keeper visiting quarters of asst keepers. Found in good order.

14 Light east wind cloudy dry to clear sea smooth. Bar 30.46. Keeper and 2nd asst building cement steps to oil house. 1st asst kalsomining ??? in his quarters.

15 Light east wind to mod south east showers sea smooth. Bar 30.4. Keeper and 2nd asst working in garden. First asst working in his quarters kalsomining dining room.

16 Moderate south east breeze showers sea rough. Bar 29.80. General duties for the day. 1st asst showed 2 visitors in the tower.

17 Moderate south east to south west breeze rain sea rough. Bar 29.72. Keeper and 2nd asst working in carpenter shop. 1st asst working in his quarters.

18 Moderate south west to north west wind rain squalls sea rough. Bar 29.84. Keeper and 2nd asst working in garden and cleaning up grounds. 1st asst working in his quarters.

19 Fresh north west breeze rain, hail & snow squalls sea moderate. Bar 29.90. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters. Keeper visited quarters of asst keepers found in good order.

20 North east to south east breeze snow, hail, rain sea moderate. Bar 29.7. Keeper and asst keepers working in shop and in there respective quarters.

21 Fresh east wind snow and rain stormy sea rough. Bar 29.48. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters.

22 Variable westerly winds rain and snow sea moderate. Bar 29.80. Keeper went to Newport for supplies. Asst keepers working in there respective quarters.

23 Fresh northwest breeze rain and hail squalls sea moderate. Bar 30.00. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd asst went to Newport for supplies.

24 Fresh north west to northerly breeze snow and hail squalls sea rough. Bar 30. Keeper and asst keepers cleaning all white paint work in lantern and watch room.

25 Light northerly breeze clear dry frosty sea smooth. Bar 30.40. Keeper and asst keepers cleaning frame and polishing lens.

26 Light to fresh south east breeze showers sea mod. Bar 30.10. Keeper and asst keepers painting all white paint work of interior of lantern.

27 Fresh south to south west breeze misty lt rain sea rough. Bar 29.84. Keeper and asst keepers painting white paint work in watch room and polished all brass work.

28 Fresh south west to southerly breeze stormy rain sea rough. Bar 29.84. Keeper and asst keepers washing clothes. Keeper visited quarters of asst keepers found in good order.

29 Fresh south to south east breeze rain sea rough. Bar 29.86. Keeper and asst keepers cleaning plate glass of tower lantern.

30 Moderate south east to north east wind steady rain sea mod. Bar 29.96. General duties for the day.

31 Light northerly wind cloudy dry sea smooth. Bar 30.08. Keeper and asst keepers cleaning interior of tower and whitewashing.

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