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Monitor Log: 15 June 1862

Remarks Sunday June 15/62

 

Commences & till 4 AM

Fine breeze N.W & clear

Louis Stodder

 

 

4 to 8 AM

At 4.45 the Galena got underweigh & stood down the river

Wind N & W[estwa]rd weather clear

S.D. Greene

 

 

8 to Meridian

faint-airs from the south & clear weather.  At 11 AM the thermometer

stood 85 in shade 116 in the sun, 90˚ in the turret, 124 in the engine room, 90˚ in the Berth Deck, 140˚ in the galley, & 105 in the Water closet                                                                                                                                                                   William Flye

 

 

Meridian to 4 P.M

Calm & warm until 3.30 P.M when a heavy thunder storm sprung up from N.N.E accompanied by hail & rain                                                                                                                                                                                                     E.V. Gager

 

 

4 to 6 PM

Wind N & Rainy

Louis Stodder

 

 

6 to 8 P.M

Wind N & W[estwar]d weather c[lea]r

S.D. Greene

 

 

8 to Midnight

Wind light & variable.  10 PM the thermometer on deck stood 62˚

forward part of the berth deck 77°, after part 79, Galley 107

William Flye