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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #180 on: December 06, 2016, 08:28:22 pm »
Patterson, Seattle, Thanksgiving Day, 1902.

I don't know if we are still washing down decks as part of our usual holiday routine, but we've added a new duty...

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Chronometers wound at 8:00. No delinquents in Liberty Book. Usual holiday routine carried out.

Maybe they don't want to be late for the store openings on Black Friday!  ;D ;D ;D

Just try and beat that you other ships!

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« Reply #181 on: December 07, 2016, 12:55:35 am »
Patterson, Seattle, Christmas Eve, 1902.

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Rec?d on board from M. Seller & Co. : 2 doz. lamp chimneys and one-half dozen burners. Afternoon observed as a holiday.

and on the big day itself...

Wind and rain, but no mention of any events, sinful or otherwise.  ;)

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« Reply #182 on: December 07, 2016, 01:29:15 am »
Patterson, Seattle, 01 January 1903.

This time we're going all out!  ;D ;D

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With an extra eight bells, a three-minutes blast and ?Happy New Year? on the whistle, 1903 was greeted upon the beginning of the first watch of this year.

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Usual holiday routine carried out.

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« Reply #183 on: December 07, 2016, 08:28:47 pm »
Patterson, Sitka, Alaska, July 4, 1903

As usual, we go all out... We had planned just to clean the ship and have some lucky person wind the chronomoters, but thanks to the good people of Sitka....

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Usual morning routine and cleaning ship for Holiday. Dressed ship with rainbow.
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Chronometers wound at 8:00. Dressed ship and observed the day as a National holiday.
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Commander & Officers ashore attending Fourth of July celebration. Gig and whaleboat with crews from Stbd. & port watched participated in boat race at the request of people of Sitka.
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Guests from ashore arrived on board at 6:00 P.M.



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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #184 on: December 07, 2016, 09:58:32 pm »
Patterson, Sitka, Alaska, July 4, 1903

As usual, we go all out... We had planned just to clean the ship and have some lucky person wind the chronomoters, but thanks to the good people of Sitka....

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Usual morning routine and cleaning ship for Holiday. Dressed ship with rainbow.
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Chronometers would at 8:00. Dressed ship and observed the day as a National holiday.
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Commander & Officers ashore attending Fourth of July celebration. Gig and whaleboat with crews from Stbd. & port watched participated in boat race at the request of people of Sitka.
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Guests from ashore arrived on board at 6:00 P.M.

Chronometers would what? ;)

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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #185 on: December 07, 2016, 10:38:39 pm »


Chronometers would what? ;)

Ooops. Chronometers wound..  :-[

Word had no problems with it!   ;D

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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #186 on: December 15, 2016, 08:51:53 am »
09/08/1908 Albatross 1908 Hong Kong
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Dressed with masthead flags in honor of British King's birthday; undressed at sun down.

The 6th anniversary of Edward VII coronation?

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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #187 on: December 15, 2016, 07:10:39 pm »
Yep - he was due to be crowned in June but came down with appendicitis if I recall correctly so they put it off til August 9th  :)

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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #188 on: January 04, 2017, 12:43:07 am »
Albatross Feb 22, 1899 Sausalito Bay California

Dressed ship at sunrise waterline to waterline fore and aft in honor of the birthday of Washington.  Hauled down at sunset.

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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #189 on: January 07, 2017, 03:42:38 pm »
Unalga_1 Christmas Day, 1929, Juneau.

The weather reported for Juneau, Hi 37F, Lo 27F, 6.2 mm precipitation.
The weather reported by Unalga,  Hi 37F, Lo 28F, Snow.  (WRs taken every four hours.)

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Omitted all unnecessary work and observed Christmas Day.
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Willard Laughlin Sea. 1c, slipped on gangway, and fell overboard. 10:52 man overboard recovered.

4:00 pm to Midnight
8:00 Received call from Gastineau Hotel that a member of the Unalga?s crew was being disorderly, and requested that he be returned to the ship. 8:30 Alec Wright Eng. 1c was returned to the vessel under the influence of intoxicating liquor. 9:00 Willard J. Laughlin Sea 1c. left ship without permission from proper authority, being restricted to the limits of the vessel, awaiting trial by a Coast Guard General Court. 10:00 Willard J. Laughlin Sea 1c returned to ship one (1) hour absent without leave.


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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #190 on: January 15, 2017, 11:38:29 pm »
Unalga, Memorial Day, 1930

At noon: 54 05N 160 25W, Wind W 6 29.25 42 40 op Cum-Nim 10  Vis. 8 miles, Sea State 6.
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Omitted firing a salute in observance of Memorial Day on account of deep rolling of vessel and inclement weather.

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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #191 on: January 30, 2017, 10:47:57 pm »
Thanksgiving provisions on Albatross November 25th 1908 Naval Station Cavite
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Received for the general mess 2000 lbs. ice, 800 lbs. potatoes, 180 lbs. onions, 50 lbs. apples, 154 lbs. beef, 70 1/2 lbs. turkey, 30 lbs. nuts, 90 lbs. cabbage, 396 eggs, 24 lbs. cranberry sauce, 14lbs. plum pudding, 44 lbs. ham.
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November 26th 1908
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Visiting party attended entertainment on board the U.S.S. Galveston.

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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #192 on: February 08, 2017, 04:06:57 am »
Unagla,
25o 56'N
80o 03'W
22 February, 1933

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12:00 fired a National Salute of 21 guns in commemoration of the birthday of George Washington, a national holiday. On the second shot a misfire occurred on gun #1; fired three times, and as the gun would not fire, proceeded as prescribed by the Ordnance Instructions, U.S. Coast Guard elevating the muzzle of the gun and leaving it for thirty minutes. Lost two empty cases overboard during the firing. 12:05 course 173o gyro. 2:54 course 165o gyro. Unloaded shell from gun one, and as the primer had not been struck, stored it in the magazine. Cause of the misfire was a loose firing pin, which fell out when the firing lanyard was pulled.

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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #193 on: February 10, 2017, 04:45:56 am »
Unalga, 30 May 1933
25o 30'N 82o 10'W

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12:00, Commenced firing a salute of 21 minute guns in commemoration of Memorial Day; national colors half masted during the salute. 12:01, stopped the vessel. 12:22, completed salute, underway at 11 ? knots on course 344o gyro, and so to end.

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Re: Holidays in the U.S. Log Books
« Reply #194 on: February 19, 2017, 07:44:43 am »
Albatross 2nd July 1909, Manila, P.I.
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Food received for Independence day celebrations.
Received for general mess 100 lbs. bread, 1200 lbs. ice, 352 lbs. beef, 102 lbs. turkey, 504 eggs, 1 case oysters, 1 case olives, 1 case cranberry, 1 pkg. nuts.