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Monitor Log: 23 April 1862

Remarks  Wednesday April 23rd /62


From Midnight to 4 A.M.

Begins with fine pleasant weather gentle breezes from westward                                                                                                                                         Geo. Frederickson




From 4 to 8 A.M.

Wind & weather same                                                

William Flye



From 8 A.M. to Meridian

Wind W.S.W. fine clear weather, our tug being left by the Capt

was brought off by Mr. Newton with two workmen & some Paymasters

stores & two pipes over the air ports                                   

E.V. Gager




From Meridian to 4 P.M

Wind N.W. & pleasant   mechanics employed on board   Tug boat at work

by our own men         

L.N. Stodder



From 4 to 6 P.M.

Light breeze from westward  the watch at work on the Pilot house                                                                                                                                                  Geo. Frederickson



From 6 to 8 P.M.

Light airs from the westward & fine clear weather Tugboat alongside for the night

the watch at work on the Pilothouse                                                                                                                                                                                                  William  Flye



From 8 to Midnight

Light airs from westward & clear weather latter part fresh breeze N.N.E. & cloudy weather         

E.V. Gager