No. 5, August 27th 1888, Sept 23rd 1888, dr 2859 to 2869, hyd 1481 to 1569

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Albatross covering station numbers Dr 2859 to 2869, Hyd 1481 to 1569, recorded 27 August to 23 September 1888. Data recorded include station number (no.), date, machine, turns, correction, depth, shot or lead, bottom, bottom temperature, number of thermometer, correction, corrected temperature, air temperature, surface temperature, drift, trawl or dredge, sounding wire readings, dredge rope readings, serial temperatures, and general remarks. Some notes on specimens caught are included. Table of abbreviations is pasted into the front of the book; correction table is pasted into the back of the book. Localities are not listed in this volume, but the albatross was probably traveling in Pacific Ocean between San Francisco and Alaska (based on the history of the ship's activities).

Date Range

1888

Start Date

Aug 27, 1888

End Date

Sep 23, 1888

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

Place

North Pacific Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA RU007184

Collection name

United States Bureau of Fisheries, Records, circa 1877-1948

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 1