Journal of a voyage from Gloucester to the banks and return

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Abstract

Journal of a voyage from Gloucester to the banks and return by George W. Scott Cook on the USFC schooner Edwin C. Doliver [sic] [recte Dolliver] (commanded by William Morris for the U.S.F.C. under commissioner Spencer Baird), 4 January to 24 April 1879, voyage numbers 4 through 6. The journal includes a daily narrative of events including routes, baiting, and quantities and types of fishes collected. Each entry is accompanied by berometer readings at noon and midnight. Locality: Sable Island, Grand Banks of Newfoundland, and Gloucester Harbor.

Date Range

1879

Start Date

Jan 04, 1879

End Date

Apr 24, 1879

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine biology

Place

  • Gloucester Harbor
  • United States
  • Massachusetts

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

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 13 Folder 12