Original logbooks of the "Fish Hawk" United States Fish Commission station records numbers 1123 to 1155

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Original logbook of the Fish Hawk, 26 August to 4 October 1882, station record numbers 1123 to 1155. Data recorded include instrument used, current number of observation, date, locality, bearings, time of day and tide, state of sky, temperature of (air, surface of water, at depth of, of bottom), depth, nature of bottom, direction of, force of, name of vessel, to what service attached, name and rank of commanding officer, name and position of observer, and remarks. Remarks sometimes include lists of specimens collected including quantities. Observers: J. B. [Blish?] and J. W. Collins. Locality: Menemsha Bight, Vineyard Sound, and the North Atlantic Ocean off of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 26, 1882

End Date

Oct 04, 1882

Access Information

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  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology


  • Menemsha Bight
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Vineyard Sound
  • 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 10 Folder 13