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LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD.}
FORM 306.}
JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1913

October

1 Calm to fresh north west breeze clear to hazy dry sea rough. Bar 30.06. Keeper and asst keepers putting kindling wood in the cellar.

2 Fresh northerly breeze clear dry sea rough. Bar 30.10. Keeper and asst keepers getting in wood and showing visitors in the tower.

3 Variable north west to west wind rain squalls sea rough. Bar 30.12. Keeper and 1st asst getting in kindling wood. 2nd asst went to Newport for supplies.

4 Light north east to east wind clear dry westerly swell. Bar 30.20. Keeper and asst keepers cleaning inside tower from top to bottom and cleaning up grounds.

5 Moderate south east wind cloudy to rain sea smooth. Bar 30.18. General duties for the day. Keeper and assts showing visitors in the tower.

6 Fresh south east breeze heavy rain to lt. N. west wind sea rough. Bar 29.80. Keeper and asst keepers cleaned all brass work in the tower.

7 Light north west to south wind cloudy dry sea moderate. Bar 29.78. Keeper and asst keepers working in the shop and putting wood in the cellar.

8 Light south west wind rain squalls sea smooth. Bar 30.00. Keeper and 2nd asst getting in kindling wood. Keeper visited quarters of asst keepers found in good order.

9 Light southerly wind cloudy showers sea smooth. Bar 30.10. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters and putting wood in cellar.

10 Fresh south west breeze stormy rain sea rough. Bar 30.8. Keeper and asst keepers working in there repsective quarters. Keeper visited quarters of asst keepers found in good order.

11 Light south wind cloudy dry sea smooth. Bar 30.00. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters and cleaning up grass.

12 South west breeze rain to westerly rain & hail squalls thunder & lightning sea rough. Bar 29.90. General duties for the day and showing visitors in the tower.

13 North west to south west rain squalls thunder & lightning sea rough. Bar 30.25. Keeper and asst keepers cleaning up the barn and putting wood in the cellar.

14 Light to fresh west to south west wind rain sea smooth. Bar 30.20. Keeper and 2nd asst working in there respective quarters. 1st asst went to Newport for supplies.

15 Fresh south west breeze stormy rain sea rough. Bar 30.10. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters.

16 Light east to south east wind cloudy dry sea mod. Bar 30.20. Keeper and asst keepers working in barn and carpenter shop and showing visitors in tower.

17 Light east wind warm dry sea calm. Bar 30.30. Keeper and asst keepers working around the grounds. Keeper visited quarters of asst keepers found in good order.

18 Mod to light east to north east wind fog at times sea smooth. Bar 30.52. Keeper and asst keepers working in their respective quarters. Newport trans co delivered clothes reels??? and wine white load cellar.

19 Light north east wind clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.20. General duties for the day. 1st asst showing 9 visitors in tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for supplies.

20 Moderate northerly breeze fog damp sea mod. Bar 30.18. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters.

21 Light north east wind to clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.22. Keeper and asst keepers working aroudn the grounds and in carpenter shop.

22 Light north east wind clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.20. Keeper and asst keepers putting stove wood in the cellar.

23 Light north east wind clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.18. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters.

24 Light north wind fog rain to clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.20. Keeper and asst keepers transporting stove wood from yard to cellar.

25 Moderate easterly breeze clear dry warm sea smooth. Bar 30.10. Keeper and 1st asst putting in stove wood in cellar. 2nd asst went to Newport for supplies.

26 Light east to south east wind cloudy showers sea smooth. Bar 30.08. General duties for the day. Visitors shown in tower.

27 Light to moderate north east wind clear dry warm sea smooth. Bar 30.14. Keeper and asst keepers working in barn and carpenter shop. Keeper went to Newport for supplies.

28 Light eas to nort east wind clear dry sea smooth. Bar 30.10. Keeper and asst keepers transfering store wood from yard to cellar. 2 WS warships passed station 6 AM going north.

29 Light east to south east wind fog in P.M dry sea smooth. Bar 29.84. Keeper and asst keepers getting in store wood. Keeper visited quarters of asst keepers found in good order.

30 Light south east wind cloudy dry sea smooth. Bar 29.92. Keeper and asst keepers wheeling in wood from yard and putting it in the cellar.

31 Moderate south east to north east breeze thick rain sea moderate. Bar 30.12. Keeper and asst keepers piling stove wood in cellar and working in carpenter shop.

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