Viewing page 85 of 100

[[underline]] Oct. 22, 1925. [[/underline]] Left 6:30 Lowering barometer. Stormy. Southerly breeze, then rain rather rough water.
Arrived Norfolk. 9:45 AM after filling with gasoline [[strikethrough]] anchored [[/strikethrough]] ^[[moored]] in "The Hague". Rain. [[underline]] Crossingham [[/underline]] arrives in the [[underline]] Irene [[/underline]]. The "Hague" is pretty well filled up. Phoned to George Baekeland at New York office. He says everything is going well and I should not worry. So decided to continue further. Very [[underline]] cold and windy [[/underline]]. At night light [[underline]] frost.ͯ [[/underline]] 
[[underline]] [[strikethrough]] Oct 24. [[/strikethrough]] ^[[Oct 23]]. [[/underline]]Bright sunny and calm. Left for trip thru [[underline]] Albemarle Canal. [[/underline]] Beautiful weather. Light winds. [[underline]] Best day [[/underline]] I had thus far on this trip. Anchored in [[underline]] New River. [[/underline]] First evening
[[end page]]
[[start page]]
I needed [[underline]] no stove. [[/underline]] Tomorrow comes Pamlico and its cursedness 
^[[underline]] [[Oct 24. [[/underline]] Morning pleasant]] [[strikethrough]] In the [[/strikethrough]] Afternoon we had some [[strikethrough]] of it [[/strikethrough]] ^[[Pamlico weather,]] with [[underline]] choppy beam seas [[/underline]] and strong rain. Made for anchorage over night at [[underline]] Wyesockery Bay. [[/underline]] Wind and rain unceasing over night. 
Oct. 25. [[underline]] Wind increasing develops to a full galeͯ [[/underline]] 
[[vertical annotation in left margin]]
ͯ Later on learned in the papers that it was a 75 mile gale which did much damage along the coast [[/vertical annotation]] 
Sunny and pleasantly warm. 75°F. Anchor dragged. Put out two anchors. 
[[underline]] Oct. 26 Storm abated [[/underline]] but still cloudy. Left at 6 AM for [[underline]] Beaufort. [[/underline]] Arrived there at anchor about 3 P.M. Several other Yachts waiting there. Learned from papers that [[underline]] storm of Saturday [[/underline]] and Sunday ran a 75 mile gale which did [[underline]] much damage everywhere along the coast. [[/underline]] Sent telegram to Celine and to George
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact