1887 Dec. 21 Yaquina Bay - Oreg. Newport - Light establ't - Sen. Bill ??? asked.
1888 Jan'y 13 Yaquina City - Whistling buoy _ adrift Biuoy, black, No. 1 - gone - reported June 17 Yaquina Bay, near Newport, Oreg. - Light establ't Board's decision - adverse 1889 Feb'y 25 Yaquina Bay, Oreg. Pile beacons - action approved. July 19 Yaquina Bay, Oreg. Buoy placed action approved Dec. 16 Yaquina Bay, Oreg. Light establ't - Senate Bill 2159 -??? report? asked.
21 Dec 7
Enclosed is transmitted Senate Bill No. 706.ist introduced 13 Dec. '8th providing for the purchase of a site and the construction of a first order coast lighthouse on the headlands near Newport, at Yaquina Bay, Oregon.
The Board requests that you will report, with recommendation, your views as to the necessity for, and advisability of establishing a first order light on the headlands in question, as proposed by this bill.
Commander, U.S.N. Naval Secretary
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