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Book (2002.068)

Islands Museum
Records wind, weather and other measurements pertaining to running a lighthouse, covers April 1898-1899.

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Weather Wind Day Time /Light. /Ext. /Burning Oil use AM PM AM Gale P.M. Fair N N.W. 1 6.22 5.46 11.24 6 Pts Fair (Strong bursts) N.W. W. 2 6.23 5.44 11.21 6 Pts Cloudy P.M. Snow S.E. S.E. 3 6.25 5.42 11.17 6 Pts Fair (Strong bursts) N.W. W. 4 6.27 5.40 11.13 6 Pts Cloudy-P.M. Snow S.E. E. 5 6.29 5.38 11.9 6 Pts Snowsqualls N.E. N. 6 6.30 5.36 11.6 6 Pts AM Cloudy-P.M.Fair N. N. 7 6.31 5.30 11.3 6 Pts Fair (Strong breezes) N.E. N. 8 6.32 5.32 11 6 Pts Fair N.W. W. 9 6.33 5.30 10.57 6 Pts " S.E. S. 10 6.34 5.29 10.55 6 Pts AM Fog _ PM Fair S.W. S.W. 11 6.35 5.27 10.52 6 Pts Fair E. N.E. 12 6.36 5.25 10.49 6 Pts AM Clouds Pm Gale & Rain N.E. N.E. 13 6.38 5.23 10.45 6 Pts Cloudy (strong breeze N.E. N.E. 14 6.39 5.21 10.42 6 Pts Am Cloudy-PM Rain N.E. N.E. 15 6.40 5.20 10.40 6 Pts Fog and Rain N.E. N. 16 6.42 5.18 10.36 6 Pts Fair N.W. W. 17 6.44 5.16 10.32 6 Pts " N.W. N. 18 6. 45 5.14 10.29 6 Pts Fair (Strong bursts) N.W. W. 19 6.46 5.13 10.27 6 Pts AM Rain - P.M. Fog S.E. S. 20 6.47 5.11 10.24 6 Pts AM Fog " Fog S.W. S. 21 6.48 5.7 10.21 6 Pts Fair W. S.W. 22 6.49 5.8 10.19 6 Pts AM. Rain - P.M. Cloudy S.E. S. 23 6.50 5.6 10.16 6 Pts Fog and Rain S.E. S.E. 24 6.51 5.5 10.14 6 Pts A.M. Fog - P.M. Gale S.W. N.E. 25 6.52 5.4 10.12 6 Pts Gale - Rain and Snowsqualls N.E. N.E. 26 6.53 5.3 10.10 6 Pts Fair, strong breeze N.E. N.E. 27 6.54 5.2 10.8 6 Pts Cloudy N.E. E. 28 6.55 5 10.5 6 Pts Rain N.E. N.E. 29 6.57 4.58 10.1 6 Pts Fog & Rain N.E. W. 30 6.58 4.56 9.58 6 Pts In exhibition of light : 22 Gallons Oil 4 pints Oil 2 Chimneys 3 Wicks In house lamps 1 Gallon Oil At fog alarm station 3 Gallons Oil 1 Chimney 1 Wick (No. of lamps in use in lighthouse lantern during month 9 Total 26 Gallons Oil 4 pints Oil 3 Chimneys 4 Wicks N.B. - Nothing must be charged to the lights except the articles actually used in their exhibition.
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