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Daily Archives: August 23, 2012

Short Lived Ironclad

Hey there folks and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: like most people, I am perfectly aware that Sunday is technically the beginning of a new week. However, despite the best efforts of calendars, I still occasionally forget that fact and revert to my childhood idea that Monday is […]

Monitor Log: 23 August 1862

Remarks Saturday Augst 23, 1862     Commences & till 4 A.M. wind from S[outhwar]d & W­­[estwar]d__weather clear                                        S.D. Greene   From 4 to 8 A.M. wind & weather the same. At 6 the coal schooner Effort  came alongside. At 7.30 commenced coaling ship.               William Flye     From 8 A.M. to Meridian  wind S.W.__ […]