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Just a WILD guess.Hydrographic OfficePerhaps they released a bottle containing the lat and long specified to track the current. If someone finds the bottle they can say where it was found.http://www.theamericansurveyor.com/PDF/TheAmericanSurveyor_Penry-MessageInABottle_March2007.pdf
May 7, 1912http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USCS%20Patterson/Book%207/IMG_5585_1.jpg2:45 The Com'd'g Officer left ship in the launch for the USS Yorktown.Doesn't look like the Yorktown is up to logs from 1912 yet so who knows if they'll note the event or not
Hummm...about those JEANNETTE relics? http://ku-prism.org/polarscientist/Jeannette/feb181896NY.html
http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/pers-us/uspers-e/j-ericsn.htmJohn Ericsson, one of the 19th Century's most creative engineers and inventors, ...He remained active until his death in New York City on 8 March 1889. In August 1890, following a memorial service at New York, his body was placed on board the cruiser Baltimore, which carried him across the Atlantic to his native Sweden for burial.