No 8, from d 5385 to d 5430, from h 4928 to 4929

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Original logbook of the Albatross, dredge numbers 5385-5430, hydro numbers 4928 to 4929, 9 March to 6 April 1909 (last entry incorrectly recorded as 6 April 1908). Data recorded include survey and dredge number (no.), date, sdg. machine, reel, lead, turns, correction, depth, sdg. cup, amt. bot'm sample, bottom, bottom temperature, number and make of thermometer, correction, bottom reading, corrected temperature, air temperature, surface temperature, density, wind, baromet., clouds, state of sea, weather, direction and force of current, tide, general locality, position, chart used, drift, depth of haul, apparatus and rig used, time towing, deck officer, recorder, sounding wire readings, dredge cable, and general remarks. Localities include Cebu Strait, Ragay Gulf, and others near in and near the Philippines.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 09, 1909

End Date

Apr 06, 1909

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  • Marine Biology
  • Marine biology


  • Ragay Gulf
  • Philippines


  • 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


Box 7 Folder 3