Log: August 4, 1898.
The CHARLES W. MORGAN was sailing on her 23rd voyage off the coast of Japan. The log entry for this day states, “Took in the head Stard fire on Works Thiks fog Begin with Strong breeze from S.E. Bk heading N.E. on Starb tacks under short sail Due the day We cutting the head and begin to boillied oil latter part thicks fog at night We stoods on Port tacks under short sail cutting the head clear away the Decks so end.”