Original logbooks of the Fish Hawk, station numbers 8197 to 8245

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Original logbook of the Fish Hawk covers August 1 - September 2, 1914, station record numbers 8197 to 8245. Logbook includes fields for station number, date, hour, position (latitude and longitude), locality, depth, bottom, sample, wind (direction, force), sea, sky, temperatures (depth, thermometer, reading, stem temp, correction, correction temp, w. sample, bottle used), current (depth, hour, tide, time down, revolutions, speed, direction), color of water, transparency, remarks, nets used etc. (description, depth, time down, time up, speed) and notes. Data is not filled in for temperatures or currents. Remarks include course (sometimes with notes on speed, time, and condition of water), and notes on nets. Locality: Beaufort and Bear Inlet in North Carolina and Gulf Stream.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 01, 1914

End Date

Sep 02, 1914

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  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology


  • North Carolina
  • Bear Inlet
  • United States
  • Beaufort


  • 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 11 Folder 25