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Bear (1914) -- Crew and other people mentioned
« on: February 21, 2017, 02:00:47 am »
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Re: Bear (1914) -- Crew and other people mentioned
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2017, 03:35:09 pm »
01 May 1914
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C. T. Furlong, electrician,
J. W. Walker, Carpenter
L. M. Larsen, Ord. Sea.
B. R. Proper, ship's writer
Friedrich Schrader, ordinary seaman
George Herman Mushick, fireman
Axel Rehnstrom, seaman
A. Palin, coxswain
N. Porter, fireman
C. Howard, fireman
S. S. Kelley, coal heaver
P. De Raes, acting 2nd oiler
Wm Haran, boy 2nd class
Second Lieut. L. C. Mueller
R. L. Lucas, 3rd Lieut.

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« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2017, 06:35:32 pm »
For Michael ;)

Cochran, Claude Stanley (Captain)
Dempwolf, Ralph Waldo (2'nd Lieut and log keeper)
EX-ADMIRAL DIES THURSDAY Retired Rear Admiral Ralph Waldo Dempwolf, 84, U.S. Coast Guard, a native Yorker, died Thursday in New London, Conn., where he resided since his retirement in 1945. He entered the Coast Guard Academy Hospital in New London six months ago. Admiral Dempwolf was born in York August 14, 1881, the son of the late Ernest A. Dempwolf and Anna L. Wagner Dempwolf. He was graduated from York County Academy and York Collegiate Institute and then joined the Coast Guard when it was known as the Revenue Cutter Sen-ice. He received his first commission in 1905 and later commanded a number of cutters and destroyers. During World War H he was commander of the Third Coast Guard district in New York City, and later was transferred to Cleveland, 0., with jurisdiction over ice-breaking and merchant marine action on the Great Lakes. He also served during World War I. His career with the Coast Guard spanned 40 years. Admiral Dempwolf is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mabelte Klapp Dempwolf: three sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Dennis of Pass Christian, Miss.: Mrs. Louise D. Reiff of Abbottstown R. 1, and Mrs. Harold G. Traber of Oreland. Pa. Funeral services will be held at the Coast Guard academy chapel, New London. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, York.
Kendall, Clinton Philo (3d Lieut of Engineers)
Reed-Hill, Ellis (3d Lieut of Engineers)
     https://www.uscg.mil/history/people/Flags/Reed-HillEBio.pdf
     http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=308751



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J. Corvi~e, bugler, absent 6 days without leave.           next two mentions are Corvine, but can't read this as 'n' - looks more like 'r'.

Reenlisted W. Westgren, seaman. Honorably discharged the following named men,- H. S. Schantz, coxswain, upon expiration of full term of second enlistment, paid him in full to date on voucher; F. Westlake, ordinary seaman, upon expiration of full term of 2nd enlistment.

10:30 Board of Investigation, 1st Lieut. of Engrs. E. W. Davis, president, met to consider the fitness for service of fireman N. Porter and coal heaver W S. Fulmore.
Edwin Williams Davis
https://books.google.com/books?id=sH4_AQAAMAAJ&q=writer#v=onepage&q=davis&f=false

Seaman J. A. Johansen and 2nd class boy D. Keane, whose terms of enlistment expire today, were retained on board until arrival of vessel at Seattle, Wash.

Sick List:- Fulmore, coal heaver, sick and off duty
Porter, fireman, not off duty   W. E. Glanville asst Surg.



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J. Corvine, bugler, absent 7 days without leave.

Honorably discharged J. A. Johansen, seaman, upon expiration of full term of fifth enlistment and Douglas Keane, boy 2'nd class, upon expiration of full term of first enlistment

B. R. Proper, ship's writer, left vessel in accordance with letter from Commanding Officer, Southern Division, Pacific Coast, dated April 20, 1914.

Re-enlisted H. S. Schantz as acting coxswain

Senior Captain Francis M. Dunwoody visited vessel.

Sick List: Coal Heaver Fulmore sick and off duty
                Fireman Porter



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J. Corvine, bugler, declared a deserter as of the 3'd instant.

outfits and supplies for Mr. Hershey, Smithsonian Institution and for Mr. Train, Motion Picture representative
--- really Mr. Hersey - see below

Ordinarily discharged J. Lindfors, Asst. Master at Arms, recommendation of Board of Investigation, Art. 572, Regulations, approved by Dept. letter of May 4, 1914 R.C.-12.

Recieved on board for transportation to Unalaska by authority Div Comdr letter May 8, 1914  Ordinary Seamen C.  N.  Anderson and E. J. Switzer, deserters from USRC Tahoma, issued them rations.

Reenlisted F. Westlake as ordinary seaman, service continuous from 10'th instant.

J. Corvine, bugler, absent without leave since 7AM, May 3, 1914, returned on board at 2PM - Corvine reported on board USRC Arcata, May 6'th, by direction of Comdg Officer, Northern Division, P. C. , to await arrival of vessel - quarantined him pending preferment of charges.

Enlisted Thomas Ellerman as ordinary seaman this day, first enlistment for clothing purposes.

Rated F. Schraeder from ordinary seaman to seaman this day.

Gunner Wm Woods returned from 2 days' leave granted by Comdg Officer.

Notified H. T. Short. 2d class boy, that sentence in his case was suspended and that he was placed on probation remainder of enlistment.

Sick list :-
        Fireman Porter,
        Coal heaver Fulmore   }  sick and off duty



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F. Seymour Hersey came on board with permission to make northern cruise on this vessel, - authority of Department letter of April 6, 1914.
https://books.google.com/books?id=vyiHo0ccrfkC&pg=PP1&lpg=PP1&dq=F.+Seymour+Hersey+smithsonian
https://archive.org/details/biostor-122317

M. Nasaki came on board for transportation to Nome, Alaska, by authority of Department telegram of this date.

E. Swift Train came on board with permission to make northern cruise, by authority of Division Commander's letter of April 29, 1914. (Dept telegram Apr 29)
E. Swift Train of Santa Cruz, has resigned his position as secretary-treasurer producing manager of the Sunset Motion Picture Co., having been appointed by the Treasury De-patrment of the United States government, manager of the Arctic Expedition undertaken by the government to obtain moving pictures of Alaska and the Arctic regions. The expedition will leave Seattle in the Revenue Cutter Hear on Sunday, May 10, and is one of the most completely and expensively equipped enterprises yet projected. Many months will be necessary in the pack ice and the return trip will not be made possibly until December.

Ordinarily discharged N. Porter, fireman, and W. S. Fulmore, coal heaver, upon recommendation of board of investigation of 9th instant and  authority of Department telegram of 11th instant.

Detailed seaman J. Findlay as assistant master-at-arms, acting, by order of Commanding Officer.

Enlisted Earl Clifford Allen as 2nd class boy on probation.

James H. Fehse came on board for transportation to Nome,  authority Department letter of March 13, 1914.

Lord William Percy
https://books.google.com/books?id=uw_ZvzWHueEC&pg=PA134&lpg=PA134&dq=lord+william+percy+1914+steller
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1474-919X.1963.tb01595.x/pdf
https://books.google.com/books?id=L6BWC_huJkkC&pg=RA5-PA89&lpg=RA5-PA89&dq=lord+william+percy+1914+steller



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Enlisted Frank Blake as ordinary seaman, first enlistment for clothing.

Rated H. E. Walt from second class boy to coal heaver and Wm Konapka from ordinary seaman to coal heaver.



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Bye, Ord. Sea.  sick and off duty



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1st Lieut of Engrs E. W. Davis, sick and off duty, because of strained ligament of left leg, resulting from fall from lumber pile on main deck.



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Sick List:-
     1st Lieut E. W. Davis, sick and off duty
     Ord Seaman Bye,             do          do
     Seaman Johansen            do          do
     Ord Seaman Stipan         do          do



It is a whole lot easier to enter events like these under Bob's system ! ! !


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Re: Bear (1914) -- Crew and other people mentioned --- working
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2017, 07:54:30 pm »
It is a whole lot easier to enter events like these under Bob's system ! ! !

Yes, indeed!!!

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Re: Bear (1914) -- Crew and other people mentioned --- working
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2017, 08:49:21 pm »
It is a whole lot easier to enter events like these under Bob's system ! ! !

Yes, indeed!!!

I'll second you good folks - it's dramatically easier  :D

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Re: Bear (1914) -- Crew and other people mentioned --- working
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2017, 04:05:22 am »
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By authority of Fleet Commander's letter of this date, the follow-
ing named men came on board:- H. C. Fassett for passage to St. Paul Island,
Alasiy Bazaroff and Stephen Rapin for passage to St. Michael, Alaska, - no
expense to the government.

Probation of Acting Ships Writer G. A. Staekhausen expires
today - recommended for permanent rating.

J. W. Walker, carpenter, C. J. Furlong, electrician,
H. Linn, water tender, and ordinary seamen L. M. Larsen, C. A. Brown, E. J. Switzer
and C. N. Anderson, who were given passage to Unalaska, Alaska, left vessel with
orders to report to the Commanding Officer, Bering Sea Fleet.




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Re: Bear (1914) -- Crew and other people mentioned --- working
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2017, 06:49:12 am »
H.C.Fassett used to be the resident naturalist on the Albatross.  Works for the Fisheries Commission in the Alaska region now.  Possibly in charge of the area.  St Pauls is the main town near the Fur Seal Rookeries.

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« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2017, 01:26:16 pm »
Thanks!

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« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2017, 02:32:11 pm »
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delivered a copy of charges and specifications to Wm Haran, boy 2'nd class, preferred against him by the Department.



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Received one trunk on board for Electrician
Collins, Radio Operator, St. Paul Id.

Rated S. S. Kelley from coal heaver to fireman as
of May 13'th, + T. Ellerman from ordinary seaman to seaman
as of May 12'th.

Sick and off duty:-
     Davis - 1'st Lieu of Engineers - sick and off duty
     H. E. Waet, Coalheaver               "       "      "      "
     {probably H. E. Walt}
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« Reply #10 on: March 12, 2017, 03:01:39 am »
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G.H.Muchick, fireman, failed to return from liberty and is absent without leave.

11:10 Captain of Engineers D.M.French came on board and left at 3:00.

Enlisted Jess Nelson as fireman, third enlistment for clothing, and Robert Eugene Ries as coalheaver, third enlistment, service not continuous.

Wm. Haran, second  class boy, returned from 5 days authorized leave.

A.Rehnstrom. seaman. left vessel on one day's leave granted by the Commanding Officer.

Rated S. Gothris, coalheaver to fireman to fill vacancy.

At about 5:45 A.M.Clark, seaman, while acting as bow man in power launch at landing, left without permission and remained absent.

6:00 R.A.Eigner, fireman, returned from Marine Hospital.
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« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2017, 07:14:40 pm »
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Detailed N. J. Jacobsen, seaman to Acting Coxswain as of 1'st inst.

Sick and Off Duty:-
     Schultz - coxswain
     Coalheaver H E Walt



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Alasiy Bazaroff and Stephen Rapin, who were  given passage from Unalaska, Alaska, left vessel

Sick List
     Coxswain Schulz sick + off duty
     Coalheaver Walt   "          "     "
{no t in Schul z this time}



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F. Seymour Hersey left vessel

Sick and off Duty:-
    Coxswain Schulz
    Coalheaver Walt
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« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2017, 07:03:35 pm »
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Detailed F. Westlake Ord. seaman, as electrician, second class, acting

Wm Wheeler came on board as Lord Wm Percy's assistant at the request of the latter and at no expense to the Government for subsistence.

Imposed forfeiture of 6 days' pay upon J. Corvine, bugler, for being absent without leave May 3 to May 5, both inclusive, by authority of Dept. letter May 20, 14, R.C.-12.