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Monitor Log: 7 April 1862

Remarks  Monday April 7th


From Midnight to 4 AM  Begins with pleasant weather & baffling airs

from all points of the Compass                      

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson



From 4 to 8 AM.  Fresh breezes from E.N.E.  Pleasant weather  Tugboat

not working to day                                        

                                                                                                            William Flye







From 8 AM to Meridian

Wind east fresh breeze hatches caulked down sea washing

over deck vessels arriving in Harbor very fast                                               

                                                                                                            E.V. Gager



From Meridian to 4 P.M.

Easterly gale with heavy rain squalls                                                                                                                                                                                      L. N. Stodder



From 4 to 6 P.M 

continues with fresh gales from E.S.E. & rain                                                                                                                                                                        Geo. Frederickson



From  6 to 8  P.M.        

Wind & weather the same                                                     

                                                                                                            William Flye



From 8 toMidnight

            Strong breeze E.S.E. & rain, sea washing over the deck continually                                                                                                                                     E.V. Gager