No 11, cable survey, # 487 Dec 27th 1891, #535 Jan'y 14th 1892

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Original logbook of the Albatross cable survey covering Hyd number 3133-3181 and no. 487 to 535 survey, recorded 27 December 1891 to 14 January 1892. Data recorded include survey and hydro 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. Localities are not listed in this volume, but the albatross was known to be traveling back and forth between San Francisco and the Hawaiian Islands (based on the history of the ship's activities). Occasional notes on course changes are included.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 27, 1891

End Date

Jan 14, 1892

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Accession #

SIA RU007184

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 4 Folder 8