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Creator:Chappell, Daniel A.
Title:Remarks on board the ship Rambler
Date(s):1852-1855
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0010
Abstract:This bound volume is a typed transcript of a log for the bark Rambler kept by Daniel A. Chappell, the ship's cooper. It documents a Pacific-bound whaling voyage out of[...] New Bedford, Massachusetts, for the period 1852-1855.
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Subjects:Barks (Sailing ships)--History--19th century | Logbooks--19th century | Whaling--History--19th century | Whalemen | More Subjects
Creator:Dodds, George, active 1799-1800
Title:Ship's log for the snow Susana
Date(s):1799-1800
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0022
Abstract:Ship's log kept by George Dodds [Dods] aboard the snow Susana documenting the voyage from Newport, Rhode Island, to Havana, Cuba, from December 21, 1799, to March 20, 1800.
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Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Seafaring life--History--19th century | Shipping--Cuba--Havana--History--19th century | Shipping--New England--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Herald (Ship : 1818-1873)
Title:Ship Herald Stonington
Date(s):1841-1845
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0036
Abstract:Ship's log for the ship Herald documenting two whaling voyages out of Stonington, Connecticut, between September 12, 1843, and August 10, 1845.
Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Whaling--New England--History--19th century | Whaling Ships--History--19th century | Whalemen
Creator:Hodge, Frederick A., active 1881-1885
Title:Log of the HMS Minotaur, kept by F. A. Hodge
Date(s):1881-1885
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0038
Abstract:Logbook kept by Frederick A. Hodge aboard the HMS ships Minotaur, Achilles, and Swiftsure documenting regular military voyages between February 14, 1881, and November 20, 1885, in a variety of[...] places, including Vigo, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Callao, Peru; the Galapagos Islands; the Sandwich Islands; Portsmouth, England; and Plymouth, England.
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Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Military officers
Creator:Howell, Charles, active 1830-1833
Title:Charles Howell's journey at sea on board the ship Marcus of Sag Harbor, B. Green Master
Date(s):1830-1833
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0040
Abstract:Ship's log kept by the whaler Charles Howell on the ship Marcus documenting three whaling voyages out of Sag Harbor, New York, between August 24, 1830, and March 12, 1833.
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Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Whaling--New England--History--19th century | Whaling Ships--History--19th century | Whalemen | More Subjects
Creator:Ingraham, Duncan N. (Duncan Nathaniel), 1802-1891
Title:Journal of a cruise in the U.S. Steam Sloop Richmond
Date(s):1860-1861
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0041
Abstract:Official United States Navy deck log of the United States Steam Sloop Richmond describing the journey of the Mediterranean Squadron from Norfolk, Virginia, to patrol on the Mediterranean from September[...] 27, 1860, to June 28, 1861.
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Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Seafaring life--History--19th century | Sloops--History--19th century | Military officers
Creator:Johnson, George S., active 1881-1884
Title:Journal of a whaling voiage [sic] in the Atlantic ocean on Board Schr Antarctic
Date(s):1881-1884
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0044
Abstract:Ship's log kept by Georg [George] S. Johnson aboard the schooner Antarctic documenting two whaling voyages out of Provincetown, Massachusetts, between November 10, 1881, and July 11, 1884.
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Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Whaling--New England--History--19th century | Whaling Ships--History--19th century | Schooners--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Jenny Pitts (Bark)
Title:Ship's log for the bark Jenny Pitts
Date(s):1862
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0045
Abstract:Partial ship's log kept by a crew member aboard the bark Jenny Pitts describing the voyage from Galway, Ireland, to Chincha Island, Peru, between April 16, 1862, and November 10,[...] 1862.
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Subjects:Barks (Sailing ships)--History--19th century | Logbooks--19th century | Guano industry--Peru--History--19th century | Pacific Area--Commerce--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Strong, Frederick G., active 1865-1866
Title:Journal of a voyage from Boston to Newfoundland
Date(s):1865-1866
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0071
Abstract:Ship's log kept by Frederick G. Strong aboard the schooner Lena documenting the shipping voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, to The Bay of Islands, Newfoundland, from November 12, 1865, to June[...] 9, 1866.
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Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Shipping--Newfoundland and Labrador--History--19th century | Shipping--New England--History--19th century | Schooners--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Clifford, William John Cavendish, active 1830-1834
Title:Log of H.M. Ship Undaunted
Date(s):1830-1834
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0076
Abstract:Official log book kept by William John Cavendish Clifford of the British Royal Navy aboard the HMS Undaunted describing the ship's travels through ports in St. Helena and Sierra Leone[...] from November 3, 1830, to February 10, 1834.
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Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Military officers
Creator:Allen, John W., active 1833-1835
Title:Journal of a voyage from Boston to Calcutta
Date(s):1833-1835
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0088
Abstract:Logbook kept by John W. Allen aboard the ship Aubree documenting two voyages out of Boston between July 15, 1833 and February 6, 1835.
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Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Shipping--India--Calcutta--History--19th century | Shipping--New England--History--19th century | Merchant mariners | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Logbook kept aboard the schooner Arabia
Date(s):1908
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0164
Abstract:This logbook chronicles the voyage of the fishing schooner Arabia from Gloucester, Massachusetts, to the Western Banks of Newfoundland in September 1908.
Subjects:Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | Ocean travel--History--20th century | Fishing schooners | Seamen | More Subjects
Creator:Mary (Steamship)
Title:Steamship Mary logbook
Date(s):1869
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0165
Abstract:This volume is the logbook for the American steamship Mary, chronicling her voyages between Alabama and Florida in 1869.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Logbooks--19th century | Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | Shipping--United States--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Harding, Henry A., active 1879-1882
Title:Ship's log of the Otago
Date(s):1879-1882
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0033
Abstract:Journal kept by Henry A. Harding aboard the ship Otago documenting voyages from Port Blakely, Washington Territory, to Noumea, New Caledonia, with stops at Newcastle, Australia, and Honolulu, Hawaii, between[...] April 18th, 1879 and December 11, 1882.
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Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Lumber trade--United States--History--19th century | Seafaring life--History--19th century | Shipping--Washington--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Sparhawk, George, active 1874-1882
Title:Journal of the U.S.S. Enterprise
Date(s):1874-1882
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0070
Abstract:Deck log describing the journey of the United States steam sloop Enterprise from New York to European Station duty from November 1, 1878, through May 10, 1880.
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Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Navy-yards and naval stations--History--19th century | Sloops--History--19th century | Soldiers--United States--Diaries | More Subjects
Creator:Martin, Joseph, active 1820-1822
Title:Journal of a voyage from Philadelphia to Antwerp
Date(s):1820-1843
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0170
Abstract:Joseph Martin, a ship's boy on the merchant vessel Pacific, kept this ship's log during two 1820s voyages: Philadelphia, to Antwerp (Belgium), to Crounstant (likely Kronstadt, Russia), and back to[...] Philadelphia with Captain Abiah Sharpe; and Philadelphia to Madras (India) and back with Captain James Moore. In addition to standard nautical data, Martin added a small number of illustrations, some in color, and many nautical and mathematical exercises, including data for a seemingly fictional trip from Boston to Madeira (Portugal) in 1808.
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Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Seafaring life--History--19th century | Shipping--Belgium--Antwerp--History--19th century | Shipping--India--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Latimer, Henry, Sr.
Title:Latimer family papers
Date(s):1690-1927
Call No:MSS 0117
Abstract:The manuscript collection of the Latimer Family Papers consists of material spanning the dates 1690-1927, with bulk dates of 1770-1870. The collection as a whole includes correspondence, newspaper clippings,[...] ledgers, checks, bills, receipts, indentures, deeds, wills, photographs, and ship logs. The collection details the personal and business affairs of the Latimer family and also documents events of historical and economic significance in the context of revolutionary America and early 19th century trade. The contents of the collection were previously arranged in chronological order, and are here presented in four series.
Subjects:International business enterprises--China--History--19th century | United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 | Delaware--Politics and government | United States--Politics and government | More Subjects
Creator:Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921
Title:John W. Jordan, "Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" scrapbook
Date(s):1911
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0025
Abstract:John Woolf Jordan (1840-1921) was a Philadelphia historian specializing in genealogies and personal histories, especially those of Pennsylvania families. This scrapbook comprises a single volume containing clippings of John W.[...] Jordan's travel narrative, "Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" from an unknown publication; also included are picture postcards and photographic illustrations of the ships on which he traveled and locations he visited, several of which are accompanied by handwritten annotations. The notes detail Jordan's sea voyage to and from England and his experiences exploring the counties of London, Surrey, and Sussex. Jordan's voyage took place between July 8 and August 6, 1911.
Subjects:Ocean travel--History--20th century | Travel--History--20th century | Travel writing--History--20th century | Historians | More Subjects
Creator:Strickland, Peter, 1837-1921
Title:Peter Strickland papers
Date(s):1857-1912
Call No:MSS 0171
Abstract:Peter Strickland (1837-1922) was a shipmaster, merchant, and U.S. consul in the French colony of Senegal. Diaries and letter books of Peter Strickland dating 1857 to 1912. While varying in[...] content, the diaries center around Strickland’s life as a merchant, both on the sea as well as in Senegal. Issues of two French colonial weekly newspapers contextualize the events of the French colony during Strickland’s time there.
Subjects:Shipping--United States--History--19th century | United States--Foreign relations--Africa | Agents (commercial representatives) | Dakar (Senegal) | More Subjects
Creator:Virden family
Title:Virden family papers
Date(s):1783-1901
Call No:MSS 0489
Abstract:This collection relates to the Virden (or Virdin) family of Delaware, specifically Samuel Virden (1793-1876) of Kent County and his descendants. Samuel's children and their spouses also figure prominently in[...] this collection. The Virden family papers, spanning the years 1783-1901, consist of thirty-six letters, receipts, deeds, accounts, and other documents.
Subjects:Families--Delaware--History--19th century | Businesspeople--Delaware--History--19th century | Shipping--Delaware--History--19th century | Businesspeople | More Subjects
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