The fun of Old Weather lies in transcribing old ships logs (circa 1912 – 1945) which in turn is allowing scientists to analyse the weather data. It’s not as boring as it sounds however; it gives a unique insight into the day to day runnings of the ships and occasionally one might come across a battle.
Take a look at this log of one ship’s role in the battle at the Faulklands.
If you want to partake just click here:
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- Sea change (adactio.com)