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Monitor Log: 7 June 1862

Remarks Saturday May [June]7/62


Commenced & till 4 A.M

Calm & cloudy very strong current                                       

Louis Stodder



4 to 8 AM

Cloudy weather & light breeze from the westward at 6 AM St[eame]r Jacob Bell

came down from above                                 

Geo. Frederickson



8 to Meridian

Light airs from S.E & pleasant weather.  11.45 Jacob Bell & Island Belle

passed up the river.  St[eame]r Coeur de Lion came to near us                                             

William Flye


Meridian to 4 P.M

Wind variable ending with a heavy squall from N.W with rain 

Gunboat Coeur De Lion came alongside with stores for Pay master  St[eame]r Delaware

passed by on her way down the river.  Aroostook anchored near city P[oin]t.                     

E.V. Gager



4 to 6 P.M

Wind S.W & showery                                                            

Louis Stodder



6 to 8 P.M

Light wind from the westward & cloudy.  7 P.M  Coeur De Lion went down to the schooner ashore       

Geo. Frederickson



8 to Midnight

Light airs from N.W & cloudy weather                                 

William Flye