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How difficult to transcribe are the currently available log pages of the Albatross (1900), relative to other ships?

1-STAR:  Easy log ‒ excellent for new transcribers
3 (27.3%)
2-STARS:  Intermediate log ‒ good for all transcribers
8 (72.7%)
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: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments  (Read 74699 times)

Randi

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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #30 on: December 31, 2013, 07:57:06 am »
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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #31 on: December 31, 2013, 11:32:10 pm »
I too am taking advantage of winter break. Can't promise to keep this pace up once school starts up again  :P

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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #32 on: January 01, 2014, 01:49:56 am »
Do what you can.  Everyone's little somethings add up to a very big deal.  :)

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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #33 on: January 01, 2014, 07:47:28 am »
Just as a note, I just ran into the same trouble rbertin1068 reported above for the Perry. I've been on the Albatross(1900) and when I hit "finished with this page" the website moves me to the Jamestown. If I try to return to the Albatross I get the same page I just finished!
I have no issue moving to the Jamestown or another ship until I can get to another page, just thought I should mention it. (And I'm a bit disappointed with the website booting me off the ship after only four pages. :-\)

I see that you managed to do another weather page. ;D
Are you still seeing the above problem? Please keep us posted (here or via PMs) so that we can update the programming team.

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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #34 on: January 03, 2014, 02:55:18 am »
I think I'm seeing a pattern in the glitching, but I'm going to go a few more rounds and see if I'm right. I'll keep you all posted!

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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #35 on: January 03, 2014, 07:43:05 am »
Thank you - patterns are very helpful!
The getting pages you have already done seems to be fixed, but we may have had another case of someone getting shifted to another ship after clicking "I've finished with thus page".

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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #36 on: January 03, 2014, 07:49:44 am »
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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #37 on: January 03, 2014, 07:50:14 am »
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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #38 on: January 03, 2014, 09:04:47 am »
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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #39 on: January 03, 2014, 10:17:59 am »
Anyone else seen 8th April 1900?

There is a note of a Russian man-of-war anchoring outside the breakwater. The name is Admiral - then something that I originally thought was Domiloff. A search of Wikipedia reveals an Admiral Kornilov, which was served at the Far East at the time, which works for the start (Domi/Korni looks similar), reckon it is a misspelling on the part of the log-keeper?

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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #40 on: January 03, 2014, 10:32:07 am »
Here is the link: http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/Albatross/vol036of055/vol036of055_044_1.jpg

See Posting Links and Images (A Guide).

You may also find How to look at log pages before and after the one you are working on helpful.

http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/russian.htm is often handy - but I am not having much luck this time.

It could be Korniloff http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/admiral_kornilov.htm
There is a line that blends into B of Brooklyn, but could be the upper arm of a K
« Last Edit: January 03, 2014, 10:36:33 am by Randi »


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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #42 on: January 03, 2014, 10:42:44 am »
Well there you go! Thanks Randi, I'll change it once I'm done with page I'm currently on!

Ignore that, I did put Korniloff...

Description matches Wikipedia entry for Kornilov too.
« Last Edit: January 03, 2014, 10:46:04 am by david_heaton88 »

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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #43 on: January 05, 2014, 04:18:43 am »
About that pattern I mentioned...nonexistent now.
Before it seemed to glitch every time I completed two pages, but in the last couple days I've gone past that with no trouble at all. Yaaaay! Looks like it's fixed.

Incidentally, I picked the Albatross because it had a small crew and not much done, and had no idea where the ship was when I started. And then it turns out to be anchored in Japan, and here I've been studying Japanese for years! I feel an extra bit of fondness for the ship now  :)

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Re: Albatross (1900) -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #44 on: January 05, 2014, 07:27:39 am »
Yes, it is amazing how Old Weather ties into everyday life!