Original logbooks of the Fish Hawk, station numbers 8297 to 8349

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Original logbook of the Fish Hawk covers July 28 - October 25, 1915, station record numbers 8297 to 8349. 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 currents. Includes loose notes the include station numbers with position information, sometimes latitude and longitude. Locality: Gulf Stream [state not identified] and locations in Rhode Island, including Sakonnet Point.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 28, 1915

End Date

Oct 25, 1915

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  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology


  • Rhode Island
  • United States
  • Sakonnet Point


  • 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 27