Personal Journal of George Washington Willard - 1883

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Thu, Mar 29, 1883

At home in the morning

Clear wind NW

Fri, Mar 30, 1883

Went to Portland to work on the Steamer Oregon in afternoon

Came home in the 630 boat   got home at 7   calm, overcast

Lucy Cook (?) was laid today - Capt W Dyer very sick

Sat, Mar 31, 1883

At work on the Steamer Oregon until 5 PM   9 hours

Clear night baffling winds

Was up to Strout Store

Capt Wim Dyer died today   aged 70

Sun, Apr 1, 1883

Point Village clear and cold in morning

wind North fresh breeze

went to the beach in the morning

down to Georges & at Maggies

Mon, Apr 2, 1883

Went to work on the Steamer Oregon 2 hours

Came home at 10 AM

Clear pleasant calm at 12 wind South light

Tue, Apr 3, 1883

At Portland in forenoon

At work on the Steamer Oregon 2 1/4 hours

got home at 1130

Clear pleasant all day   very light baffling winds

Was down to the beach in afternoon


Mar 29 - Apr 3, 1883

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Wed, Apr 4, 1883

At work on the Brooklyn   work till 12 midnight

Pleasant all day

Thu, Apr 5, 1883

At work on the Brooklyn till 10 PM

Rain and fog   Calm

got home at 11 PM

Will White got home from South America - 95 days passage

Fri, Apr 6, 1883

At work on the Steamers   on the Montreall

Killed Pig

Illustration of Pig

fog in morning   clear in afternoon

got home 630

Will was here in evening

Sat, Apr 7, 1883

At work on the Steamers

Night & day

Sun, Apr 8, 1883

At work on Steamer

Brooklyn wrecked on Hog Island Ledge

Pic of Steamer Brooklyn and some details

Mon, Apr 9, 1883

On the wreck


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