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Monitor Log: 30 August 1862

Remarks Aug 30/62

 

Commences & till 4

Fresh breezes from the N.E. & clear                                      

WF.  William Flye

 

 

From 4 to 8

Wind & weather same.  At 4.30 got under weigh & proceeded down

the river. One light keeper off Deep Water Shoal light.  At 6 stopped at Point

of the Shoal light and took off the keeper & apprentices                              

Louis Stodder

 

 

From 8 to Meridian

Strong breeze from the N.E with clear pleasant weather.  

at 9.30 came to anchor off Newport News in five fathoms water                                                                                                                                             GF.  Geo. Frederickson

 

 

From Meridian to 4

Same wind & weather                                                                       

S.D.G  S.D. Greene

 

 

From 4 to 6

Same wind & weather                                                                       

William Flye

 

 

From 6 to 8

Same wind & weather                                                                       

Louis Stodder

 

 

From 8 to Midnight

Fresh breeze from the E[astwar]d & cloudy                                            

Geo. Frederickson