Original logbooks of the "Fish Hawk" United States Fish Commission station numbers, yr 1899, 7000 to 7049

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Original logbook of the Fish Hawk, 22 June to 4 August 1899, station record numbers 7000 to 7049. "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, Vineyard Sound, Buzzards Bay, Long Island Sound.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 22, 1899

End Date

Aug 04, 1899

Access Information

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  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology


  • Rhode Island
  • Narragansett Bay
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Long Island Sound
  • Vineyard Sound
  • Buzzards Bay


  • 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 27