The start of another long list of dredging equipment by Albatross on the seabed of the Philippines.
Nov 5 1908
At 5:00 stopped and sounded, 340 fms. Sounding wire carried away at machine; lost 340 fms. wire, thermometer, water-bottle, sounding cup. Put over 12' Tanner trawl and towed 7 minutes. Net caught and bridle stops carried away.
Nov 6 1908
Sounding wire carried away at machine; lost 689 fms. of wire and all the sounding gear.
Sounded. Found 1498 fms. Lost 698 fms. wire.
run off 355 fms. of bad sounding wire and expended it. Replaced new stray line
Nov 9th 1908
Trawl fouled on bottom. Started to heave in at 4:10, up at 4:58, and found had lost trawl and net with all equipment.
4th March 1909
Frame up at 9:05; net lost.
Frame up at 11:34; net carried away.
net carried away with frame and double-cone weight.