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140/ [[left margin in red]] ION [[/left margin]] is in Newark in [[red underline]] Dane Mfg [[/red underline]] Co Everything seems to run smoothly. [[red underline]] Schrimpe [[/red underline]] making experiments of [[red underline]] condensation with Iodine. [[/red underline]] Lunched with [[red underline]] Rossi and Dill [[/red underline]] at [[strikethrough]] Pacte [[/strikethrough]] Packer House. Evening went sailing in dinghy. To bed early. [[strikethrough]] Aug [[/strikethrough]] Sept 1. Up early. Lewis and myself busy fixing things while waiting for intake pipe which has to be mended, and boom for davits etc. Rossi came aboard for an hour; Afternoon feverishly at work scraping and staining cabin. Got thru at sunset. Bright clear day, northerly winds. Sept 2. Up early [[red underline]] sailed away [[/red underline]] at 7:30 A.M. Strong Northerly breeze blowing. Went in straight course to [[red underline]] Fire Island Inlet [[/red underline]] [[end page]] [[start page]] 141 along Ocean shore. Boat behaved very well notwithstanding strong quartering breeze. Dropt anchor [[red underline]] Fire Island [[/red underline]] at 2 P.M. Tried fishing unsuccessfully then later on got slightly grounded at low tide but got off easily before night at high time and remained anchored before [[red underline]] Saltair settlement [[/red underline]] Coast guards came to offer their services Cold bright night Northern blowing Sept 3. Northern still blowing. Thermometer in my cabin was 63° F this morning. Moved anchor to better position. I went out in motor dinghy to explore neighborhood. Then went fishing in Inlet, caught one large flounder. Many fishing boats, amateurs here.
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