Annual Report of the Light-House Board of the United States to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1899 - Lighthouses
 

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Page 153 - The inspector with difficulty finds temporary accommodations at Chicago wharves for his tender. There is no place more accessible than Milwaukee where it can make its headquarters. It is estimated that a light-house depot could be established at Milwaukee for not exceeding $50,000. and the Board recommends that an appropriation of this amount be made therefor.
Page 132 - Fla., to the southern boundary of Texas. It embraces all aids to navigation on the Gulf coast of the United States and tidal waters tributary to the Gulf between the limits named, together with those on the Mississippi River below and including New Orleans, and on Grand Lake and Lake Chicot.
Page 123 - The seventh district extends from a point just south of Jupiter Inlet light-station to, and including, Perdido Entrance, Florida. It embraces all aids to navigation on the sea and gulf coast of Florida, and on other tidal waters tributary to the sea and gulf between the limits named.
Page 176 - Eighteenth district.— From the boundary between California and Mexico, to the boundary between California and Oregon. It embraces all aids to navigation on the seacoast, bays, rivers, and other tidal waters of California. Nineteenth district. — Embraces the Hawaiian Islands, the Midway Islands, the island of Guam, and the American Samoan Islands, and includes all aids to navigation in the waters thereof.
Page 194 - The fifteenth district extends on the Mississippi River from the head of navigation to Cairo...
Page 101 - Board's last nine annual reports, is renewed : This shoal makes off from the west bank of the river at a short turning point. It Is important that this point be marked by a light at night and a fog-signal during thick weather.
Page 91 - The total expense of this work will not exceed $3,000.00, and it is recommended that an appropriation of this amount be made...
Page 92 - Fourth district.— -From and including Cape May Light Station, on the coast of New Jersey, to and including Fenwick Island Light Station on the coast of Delaware. It embraces all aids to navigation on the seacoast of New Jersey and Delaware between...
Page 9 - In the construction, care, and maintenance of these aids to navigation there were employed : Steam tenders...
Page 179 - Hoard reached the conclusion that a fog-signal at this locality would be a decided aid to mariners. In view of the great economy of establishing and maintaining a large fog bell here instead of a steam fog-signal, it decided in favor of the former. It is estimated that it will cost $<>.IHH> to establish this fog bell, and it is recommended that an appropriation of this amount be made therefor.

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