Log of steamer Halcyon (Lookout), March 6, 1877 to December 9, 1877

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Logbook of the steamer Halcyon (formerly called the Lookout), 8 March to 9 December 1877. Data recorded is temperature and barometric pressure at various times of the day. Notes contain descriptions of the route traveled and localities in which the vessel anchored. Locality: Maryland, including the Chesapeake Bay area, Potomac (near Lower Cedar Point Lighthouse), Thomas Point Lighthouse, Carpenters Point, and several other localities.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 08, 1877

End Date

Dec 09, 1877

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  • Marine Biology
  • Marine biology


  • Potomac River
  • United States
  • Chesapeake 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 13 Folder 11