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Monitor Log: 21 March 1862

Remarks Friday March 21st 1862

 

From Midnight to 4 AM foggy, wind light and variable       

                                                                                                            William Flye

 

From 4 to 8 A.M. wind variable, weather improving            

                                                                                                            E.V. Gager

 

From 8 AM to Meridian. fine weather, calm.  At 11 A.M.

the tug boat Young America came alongside, and brought an anchor

buoy — had it placed in Hampton bar in 5 fathoms water                                        

                                                                                                            Louis N Stodder

 

From Meridian to 4 P.M. fine and pleasant weather. light

wind from E.S.E. and hauling to the S.  At 2.30 the tug boat Young America

came alongside and took on shore the shield of the turret.    

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson

 

 

 

 

From 4 to 6 P.M. cloudy, with light rain. A U.S. side wheel

arrived, and anchored near the Flag ship.                                                                               

                                                                                                            William Flye

 

From 6 to 8 Light wind and variable with frequent rain squalls                                                                                            

                                                                                                            E.V. Gager

 

From 8 to midnight wind & weather same                            

                                                                                                            Louis N Stodder