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How difficult to transcribe are the currently available log pages of the Jamestown (1886), relative to other ships?

1-STAR:  Easy log ‒ excellent for new transcribers
3 (100%)
2-STARS:  Intermediate log ‒ good for all transcribers
0 (0%)
3-STARS:  Challenging log ‒ suitable for experienced transcribers or new transcribers willing to take on a challenge
0 (0%)
4-STARS:  Very challenging log ‒ suitable only for experienced transcribers because of highly variable formats
0 (0%)
Sometimes one level, sometimes very much another; please explain this in a reply to this topic
0 (0%)

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Author Topic: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments  (Read 16390 times)

Randi

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« Last Edit: October 30, 2013, 05:58:44 pm by Randi »

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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2013, 03:06:16 pm »
Example of what a weather page might look like when transcribing the last line of data:
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Example of what an events page might look like after the data has been transcribed:
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The date is required.
You may transcribe more or less other information than is shown here.

« Last Edit: October 16, 2013, 03:08:13 pm by Randi »

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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2013, 02:59:41 pm »
See Jamestown (1879) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments for comments prior to this date.

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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2013, 01:06:00 pm »
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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2013, 08:39:15 pm »
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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2013, 09:50:41 pm »
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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2013, 03:37:09 pm »
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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2013, 03:37:34 pm »
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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2013, 06:43:36 pm »
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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2014, 07:29:58 pm »
We're not just short of log transcribers; we're short of log keepers!

Today's log keepers are one lieutenant, a sailmaker, and a carpenter ::)

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol056of067/vol056of067_088_1.jpg

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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2014, 07:09:41 pm »
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol056of067/vol056of067_089_1.jpg
A police officer from Annapolis came on board wit a warrant for the arrest of Charles Schreirer (Blacksmith) who was surrendered and taken on shore by direction of Capt Ramsay, Comd'g Station
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Ramsay, Francis M.
Acting Midshipman and Midshipman, 5 October, 1850. Passed Midshipman, 20 June, 1856. Master, 22 January, 1858. Lieutenant, 23 January, 1858. Lieutenant Commander, 16 July, 1862. Commander, 25 July, 1866. Captain, 1 December, 1877. Commodore, 26 March, 1889. Rear Admiral, 11 April, 1894. Retired List, 5 April, 1897.
http://www.history.navy.mil/books/callahan/reg-usn-r.htm
and
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/America/United_States/Maryland/Anne_Arundel/Annapolis/_Texts/NORANN/home.html
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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #12 on: January 10, 2014, 09:14:54 pm »
We're not just short of log transcribers; we're short of log keepers!

Today's log keepers are one lieutenant, a sailmaker, and a carpenter ::)

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol056of067/vol056of067_088_1.jpg

The carpenter should be good with logs  ;D

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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #13 on: January 10, 2014, 09:16:59 pm »
 ::)

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Re: Jamestown (1886) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #14 on: January 10, 2014, 09:31:03 pm »
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