Joyner Digital Library Exhibits Home > Wright Brothers > Weather Data

Weather Data for 22 Aug 1901

Transcription Notes

Kitty Hawk Weather Station
Wind DirectionWind VelocityHigh TemperatureLow TemperaturePrecipitation
WNo Record8773No Record

Kitty Hawk Life Saving Station
Wind DirectionSESESE
Wind ForceModerateCalmModerateModerate
ThermometerNo RecordNo RecordNo RecordNo Record
Vessels SeenBrigs=2, Schooners=2
General RemarksHG Smith on watch for the day; Telephone Test at 6 am; Drilled on Beach Geer and Landed no 6 from pole to crotch in 5 minute distance of 55 yds throwing no 7 shot line 185 yds; gun at 15 degrees; Exp 2 oze Powder, 1 Cartridge Bag, 1 Primer; JR Best on day leave
KeeperS.J. Payne Keeper

Kill Devil Hills Life Saving Station
Wind DirectionSEENENEENE
Wind ForceLightLightLightLight
Vessels SeenBrigs=1
General RemarksCB Perry on day Watch; Test 6 am; Drilled with Beach Apparatus distance from Crotch to Pole 60 yards time not Taken; Exspended 2 ozs Powder 1 friction Primer 1 Cartridge Bag
KeeperJ.E. Ward Keeper

Joyner Digital Library | University Archives | Manuscripts and Rare Books | North Carolina Collection

Page Updated 31 August 2004
2003-2004, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University