2697 to 2749, 1060 to 1091
Original logbooks of the Albatross
United States Bureau of Fisheries, Records, circa 1877-1948
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Original logbook of the Albatross covering station numbers 2697 to 2749, 1060 to 1091, recorded 12 August 1886 to 19 September 1887. Data recorded include station number (no.), date, machine, turns, correction, depth, shot or lead, bottom, bottom temperature, number of thermometer, correction, corrected temperature, air temperature, surface temperature, drift, trawl or dredge, sounding wire readings, dredge rope readings, serial temperatures, and general remarks. A list of abbreviations is pasted to the title page. Remarks sometimes record types of specimens caught (e.g. fish, mollusks, star fish, sponges, coral, frogs, crustaceans). Localities are not listed in this volume, but they were possibly traveling in Woods Hole or the Canadian Maritime provinces (based on the history of the ship's activities).
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