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I. Introduction, Objects of ^ [[the]] Investigation, ^[[Plan of]] Presentation and Acknowledgements
II. Resume of the History of the "Banks"
III. The Albatross Investigation (narrative)
1. Preliminary Reconnaissance 
2. First Albatross Trip
3. Second Albatross Trip
4. Trip by Mr. Driscoll
5. Operations conducted out of Newport, Oregon
a. The development of a run of fish (halibut)
b. Facilities and Fishing at Newport
c. Otter-trawling vs. line fishing
6. Third Albatross Trip
IV. Results of the Investigation
1. The Weather Conditions 
2. The Character and Topography of the Bottom
a. Explanation of Chart
b. Discussion of Bottom
I. Grays Harbor
II. Tillamook
III. Newport
IV. Heceta Bank
V. Goos Bay
c. Regarding Future and Requested Surveys
3. Discussion of the "Sets"
4. The Occurrence of Scallops
5. The Yield of the "Banks"
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