Original log book of the Fish Hawk, United States Fish Commission, station records numbers 8450 to 8496

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Fish Hawk, January 1916 to 12 March 1916, station record numbers 8450-8496. Beginning date is estimated to be about January 25, though days were not recorded for the first few entries. 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. Stations are probably located in waters off of Virginia and Maryland. Localities include: Thimble Shoal, Cape Henry, and possibly others.

Date Range

1916

Start Date

Dec 31, 1915

End Date

Mar 12, 1916

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Marine biology

Place

  • United States
  • Thimble Shoal
  • Henry, Cape
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • North Atlantic 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 12 Folder 6