Fish Hawk, 8350 to 8398

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Original logbook of the Fish Hawk, 25 October to 9 December 1915, station record numbers 8350-8398. Data recorded include station no., date, hour, position (lat. and long.), locality, depth, bottom, wind direction, wind force, sea, sky, temperatures, currents, "nets, etc., used", and notes. Notes include remarks on course, dredging, and other notes. Localities are off the coast of Maryland and Virginia, including: Hooper Island, Tilghman Island, Sandy Point, Cape Henry, Sharpe's Island, and others. A fold-out chart is included for 17 December 1915 entry (station 8394). The chart includes current meter readings that include series, depth in meters, time, time period, revolutions, "pockets in which are most shot". Another chart records: depth (meters), series, no of thermom., reading.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 25, 1915

End Date

Dec 09, 1915

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  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Marine biology


  • Hooper Island
  • United States
  • Tilghman
  • Henry, Cape
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • North Atlantic Ocean


  • 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 12 Folder 4