Original logbooks of the "Fish Hawk" United States Fish Commission station numbers, yr 1898, 1978 to 6027

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Fish Hawk, 4 to 15 November 1898, station record numbers 1978 to 6027. "Record of dredging, temperature and density" data include station number, date, time of day, time of tide, locality, exact position, depth, nature of bottom, dredging instrument used, direction of (drift, distance), temperature of (air, surface water, at depth of, at bottom), density at (surface water, at depth of, at bottom), number of salinometer, barameter reading, state of sky, direction of (wind and force), rain, direction of (surface current and force, bottom and force), name of vessel, service to which attached, name and rank of commanding officer, name and position of observer, and notes relating to station number. Notes sometimes include lists of specimens collected including quantities. Observers: J. D. Milligan. Locality: Narragansett Bay, Mount Hope Bay, Sachuest Beach, and Sakonnet River.

Date Range

1898

Start Date

Nov 04, 1898

End Date

Nov 15, 1898

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

Place

  • Rhode Island
  • Narragansett Bay
  • United States
  • Mount Hope Bay
  • Sakonnet River

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 10 Folder 25