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Transportation

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Part of TARO subject browse terms

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Grounding of the S.S. Schroon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0265
Abstract:

The papers include investigative reports, correspondence, and ship and crew information in relation to the grounding of the S.S. Schroon while helping the S.S. West Hematite. The S.S. Schroon was an American sea-going vessel invovled in cargo transport.

Dates: 1922 - 1937

Logbook of the Brig Dona Maria Thereza

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0571
Scope and Contents

Approximately 130 pages. The first 80 pages are in Portuguese and cover voyages from Fayal in the Azores to Riga and back to Lisbon, with an additional trip from Fayal to St. Petersburg. The remainder is in English and covers a voyage from Boston to Fayal.

Dates: 1814-1816

Logbook of the Schooner Don Nicholas

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0572
Scope and Contents

The log reveals the ship’s travel from port to port, touching at Calais; Baltimore; Portland; Santiago, Cuba; New York; among others. Its varied cargo included bushels of corn, molasses, sugar, tobacco, etc.

Dates: 1846-1847

Partial Logbook of the Ship Leonidas

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0570
Scope and Contents

The log covers the period February 10, 1827, through November 19, 1828, and contains daily reports at sea and in port. The initial pages, and those for the months of May and June 1827, are missing. Entries indicate that the ship departed from its usual Charleston to Boston route in August 1828 and sailed for New York, then to Vera Cruz, Mexico, arriving there three months later. The partial logbook contains approximately 60 pages and measures 11” x 16.25”.

Dates: 1827-1828