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AvastMH

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Welcome to Bear (1916) and a new phase of Old Weather.

As before, this topic is for asking questions and sharing information.
Now it will also be used to help coordinate transcriptions as we develop the new system.



Link to log books:
Link to first page of log books



You may find some useful background information in Bear -- Reference: Transcription Example and Log Description.
However the transcribing instructions no longer apply.

Helpful sources:
« Last Edit: June 16, 2017, 11:29:22 pm by Randi »

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Re: Bear (1916) -- Discussion: Questions, Comments and Coordination
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2017, 09:49:45 pm »
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Re: Bear (1916) -- Discussion: Questions, Comments and Coordination
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2017, 03:55:39 pm »
Ice Hunting - In Progress

January - San Francisco, Mare Island
February - Mare island, Sausalito, San Francisco
March - San Francisco, San Diego, San Francisco, Mare Island
April - Mare Island, San Francisco
May 1 to 14 - San Francisco, Ladysmith, Seattle

May 15 - At Sea
May 26 - Unalaska
May 31 - St. Paul Island

June

1 - "sighted ice ahead", 60 10 N 168 51 W
2 - "skirting edge of ice", 61 48 N 167 24 W
3 - "in ice pack", 63 06 30 N 166 47 00 W
4 - "steered various courses through drift ice", approaching Nome
6 - "ice ahead", Golofnin Bay
7 - "saw heavy ice to westward", 63 57 N 165 53 W
8 - "heavy ice ahead" 62 24 N 167 56 W
9 - "working through ice", 61 29 N 167 26 W
10 - "ice field", 62 46 N 166 26 W
11 - "ice on beach", Fort Davis
13 - "large cakes of drifting ice", Nome
15 - "ice pack", Nome
16 - "scattered drift ice", 64 45 N 167 48 W
18 - "found solid ice ahead", 65 16 N 170 33 W
19 - "scattered drift ice", Bald Head, Siberia
20 - "discovered Lutlse Harbor ice bound", 64 58 N 171 20 W
21 - "found ice too heavy", Emmatown
22 - "clear of ice", approaching King Island
23 - Nome
25 to 30 - St. Michael

Stopping here, detailed ice position reports already completed.
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Re: Bear (1916) -- Discussion: Questions, Comments and Coordination
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2017, 05:52:56 pm »
May 29, 1916
Unalaska

Cast off from dock, turned and stood out. Unalga signaled T.D.L. (wish you a pleasant voyage) Bear answered X.O.R. (thank you).

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