Subject Source: Fast
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 233
Overview This is a 280-page Seaman's Journal dating from the early 19th century, inscribed with 169 pages of handwritten notes regarding weather conditions, location, course, and events on board the ships Janus, Dawn and Glide on three separate voyages, each originating from or arriving at Massachusetts.
Dates: 1809 - 1815
Identifier: MS 571
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.
Identifier: MS 230
Overview These three bound volumes contain the logs of four Royal Navy frigates; the HMS Topaze, the HMS Achilles, the HMS Duke of Wellington and the HMS Agincourt.
Dates: 1874 - 1878
Identifier: MS 570
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”.