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Monitor Log: 11 June 1862

Remarks Wednesday June 11/62


Commences & till 4 AM

Fresh breeze from N.W & clear cool weather            

Louis Stodder



4 to 8 AM

Light breeze from the South[war]d & cloudy weather              

Geo. Frederickson



8 to Meridian

Moderate breezes from W[est] & pleasant weather. 

At 11.45 Wachusett, Delaware & Stepping Stones came down the river 

The Delaware fired several times in direction of Bermuda Hundreds                                              

William Flye



Meridian to 4 P.M.

Wind W.S.W. at 2 PM Sch[ooner] Mary Haley was towed along side & commenced coaling ship.  Steamer Stepping Stones went down the river & Delaware came

down near flag ship                                                               

E.V. Gager



4 to 6 PM

Wind S.W & pleasant.  Coaling ship. Delaware went up the river                                                                                                                                         Louis Stodder



6 to 8 PM

Crew employed coaling ship. Wind W[est] W.B.C.                            

Geo. Frederickson



8 to Midnight

Moderate breeze from S[ou]th[war]d & pleasant weather finished coaling

& rec[eive]d 40 tons                                                                                                                                                                                                                           William Flye