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Monitor Log: 27 June 1862

Remarks June 27/62

 

Commences & till 4 AM

Calm & hazy weather. the fleet still lying off P[oin]t of Rocks waiting for the Maratanza a there                                                                                                              

Louis Stodder

 

 

4 to 8 AM

Calm & clear. 5 AM the Delaware went up to the Maratanza and returned. reported her all right                                      

Geo. Frederickson

 

 

8 to Meridian

Light airs from S.W & clear weather.  at 11 AM  Satellite & Stepping Stones went up the river.  Took the following temperatures

10 —

11 —

12 AM

Forward Berth

83˚

87˚

88˚

After “ Deck

86˚

88

89

Turret

87

89

92

Shade

84

90

96

Galley

124

125

126

Engine Room

130

131

131

In front Blower

110

112

112

 

                                                                                                            William Flye

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meridian to 4 PM

Wind and weather same.  the following are the temperatures

1 PM

2 PM

3 PM

4 PM

1 PM

2 PM

3

4

Forward P[ar]t Berth Deck

90˚

96˚

93˚

91˚

Galley

128˚

130˚

130˚

132˚

After “ 

91

94

93

94

Engine Room

130

132

132

149

Turret

91

94

94

96

& Front of Blowers

117

115

116

120

Shade

97

95

95

95

 

                                                                                                            E.V. Gager

 

 

4 to 6 PM

Wind & weather same. Temperatures as follows.      

5 PM

6 PM

5 PM

6 PM

Forward P[art] Berth Deck

92˚

92˚

Galley

128

128

After “

92˚

92˚

Engine Room

137

127

Turret

95

95

& Front of Blowers

112

110

Shade

92

90

                                                                                                            Louis Stodder

 

 

6 to 8 PM

Baffling airs & pleasant weather. St[eame]r Jacob Bell came down the river. Temperatures as follows      

 

7 PM

8 PM

7 PM

8 PM

Forward P[art] Berth Deck

87

85

Galley

112

118

After “

89

87

Engine Room

125

126

Turret

94

92

& Front of Blowers

129

128

Shade

85˚

80˚

 

                                                                                                            George Frederickson

 

 

8 to Midnight

Calm & pleasant.  At 9.20 the Jacob Bell went down the river                                                                                                                                                         William Flye