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Providence (Ship : 1822)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 11
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
Alfred C. Adams, 2nd officer, kept this logbook on the merchant ship Providence, owned by Edward Carrington & Co. and commanded by Captain C. B. Peirce from December 10, 1838 through April 26, 1840. During this time, the ship sailed from... more
Petrel (Bark)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2125
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the logbook of several whaling ships, including the Petrel and the Franklin Adams. The Petrel was a whaling ship out of New Bedford, Massachusetts, captained by Philiip H. Reed and later J. G. Reed, and this logbook contains... more
Chandler, William, of Warminster
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 514
.29 linear feet (1 box)
These papers of William Chandler, Lieutenant in the United States Navy, include a logbook, a journal, text books and notes about seamanship and navigation, and other related materials. Included is a logbook of the U.S. prize schooner Patuxent... more
Congress (Frigate : 1841-1862)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3059
.44 linear feet (3 volumes)
This logbook (3 vols.) of the frigate U.S.S. Congress contains entries made from September 16, 1845 through January 29, 1849. It appears to be a contemporary manuscript copy. The Congress was the flagship of Commodore Robert Field Stockton and... more
Lexington (Sloop)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1748
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the U.S.S. Lexington was kept between July 13, 1837 and April 25, 1838 by Pierre Cortlandt Van Wyck, a midshipman in the United States Navy. The ship was commanded by John H. Clark and cruised from Portsmouth, New Hampshire and... more
Boxer (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1801
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the U.S.S. Boxer by Timothy Gay, midshipman in the United States Navy, from March 13-July 18, 1816. The ship was commanded by Lieutenant John Porter. Entries describe cruises between Havana and New Orleans. Around... more
Hughes, Aaron Konkle
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1458
.75 linear feet (6 volumes)
This collection is comprised of 6 volumes: midshipman's logs of the U. S. frigate Constitution, March 13 1839 through September 16, 1840, and of the U. S. brigantine Boxer, April 21, 1842 through October 6, 1843; letter books while in command... more
Brandywine (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 372
.42 linear feet (3 volumes)
These logbooks (3 vols.) of the frigate Brandywine were kept from June 6, 1848-December 11, 1850. The Brandywine was the flagship of Commodore George W. Storer, and Charles Boarman was Captain. The logs are contemporary copies kept while the ship... more
Argus (Brig)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6374
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the Argus, a United States Navy ship commanded by Brigadeer William H. Allen. Entries date from April 7-August 1, 1813 and describe cruising in Long Island Sound and past Sandy Hook, New Jersey and the Battery... more
Guerriere (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 272
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume was kept by John M. Berrien, midshipman in the United States Navy. It contains a log of the U.S.S. Guerriere, commanded by John Smith and bearing the broad pennant of Commodore Charles C.B. Thompson. Entries were made between February... more
McLaughlin, J. T
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1946
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
J. T. McLaughlin, a midshipman in the United States Navy, kept this diary and logbook of the U.S.S. Erie and U.S.S. Boston. Log entries for the U.S.S. Erie date from September 1-October 3, 1828, during a voyage from New York to the West Indies,... more
Macedonian (Frigate : 1810-1828)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1826
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Midshipman John Reed, Jr. kept this logbook on board the U.S.S. Madeconian, a frigate commanded by Captain John Downes, while cruising for the most part in the Pacific Ocean, stopping at various ports in Central and South America
Copland, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 667
.29 linear feet (1 volume)
Mariner James Copland kept this logbook aboard the Boxer (on which he was employed by John Jacob Astor) from March 1-May 9, 1818; the America from January 28-June 17, 1819; the Cadmus, captained by Reuben Brumly, from September 1, 1819-January 25,... more
Independence (Ship : 1814-1913)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 452
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume was kept by Charles H. Caldwell, midshipman in the United States Navy, and served as the logbook of three ships: the U.S.S. Independence, U.S.S. Lynx, and U.S.S. Prometheus. Entries for the U.S.S. Independence were made from July... more
Potomac (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1763
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Logbook kept by Levi Lincoln, Jr., midshipman in the U. S. Navy, during a cruise of the U. S. Frigate Potomac, commanded by Captain John Downes, from Sandy Hook to Sumatra, August 26, 1831 to February 17, 1832. Includes two maps
Hale, Hezekiah
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1284
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Logbook of unidentified sailing vessel kept by Captain Hezekiah Hale while on voyages from Sydney, Australia to Padang, Sumatra, February 16-March 30, 1837, and from Batavia (Jakarta) to Boston, August 14-November 28, 1837
Narcissus (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2092
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the H.M.S. Narcissus, a British ship of war captained by F.M. Almer, was kept from January 1, 1811 through March 11, 1812 by Lieutenant Charles Tindal. During this time, the ship sailed from Falmouth to the Isle of Gomera, Madeira,... more
Ganymede (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1110
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the H.M.S. Ganymede, a British ship of war captained by John Brett Purvis, was kept by Francis A. Murray, master's mate, while cruising in the Mediterranean, stopping at Trieste, Corfu, Palermo, Gibraltar, thence to Bermuda and... more
Isis (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1528
.19 linear feet (1 volume)
The logbooks of the H.M.S. Isis (1805), H.M.S. Confiance (1807-1808), H.M.S. Salvadore del Mundo (1810), H.M.S. Sceptre (1810-1811), and H.M.S. Southampton (1811-1812) - all British ships of war - are bound together in this volume
Griffon (Sloop)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1247
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept by Lieutenant Francis A. Murray on board the H.M.S. Griffon, a sloop of war, between March 7, 1816 and September 8, 1817, during the ship's travels from Spithead, England to St. Helena, cruising in the vicinity of St. Helena,... more
Wilson, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 971
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
These logbooks were kept by George Wilson on board the H. M. Ships Falcon and Pluto. The Falcon's log entries date from October 19, 1829 through December 5, 1831 while the ship was off the coast of Africa and in the West Indies and England. It... more
Espiegle (Sloop)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 946
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This notebook was kept on board the H.M.S. Espiegle in 1828 and lists officers, the ship's company, duties of the crew, and other information
Robinson, Robert Spencer, Sir, 1809-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2592
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Sir Robert Spencer Robinson kept this volume, which contains a log of the H.M.S. Yarrow and the H.M.S. Dublin, as well as notes about the H.M.S. Hydra and the H.M.S. Arrogant. The H.M.S. Dublin log was kept from August 2, 1831-May 4, 1832, when... more
Dryad (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 845
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the British ship of war H.M.S. Dryad contains entries made between February 22, 1831 and August 16, 1832. Commodore John Hays was its commanded and the tender, "Black Joke," was kept by C.W. Otway while the Dryad cruised off the... more
Smailes, W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2775
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
These abstracts of the logbooks of the H.M.S. Aigle and H.M.S. Forth, while under the command of Sir John Louis from 1814-1819, were made by W. Smailes, master
Téméraire (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1330
.4 linear feet (6 volumes)
J[ames?] Harris, a midshipman in the British Royal Navy, kept this logbook (6 vols.) on board the H.M.S. Téméraire from October 1, 1807 through September 11, 1810. The ship was commanded by Captain Charles Hamilton and sailed from Bembridge, Isle... more
Harnage, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1322
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
These journals (8 vols.) were kept by Commander George Harnage (alternately called George Blackman) while serving in the British Navy from 1807-1822, advancing through the ranks from midshipman to commander and covering service on board the... more
Pluto (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2439
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board three British ships of war: the H.M.S. Pluto, H.M.S. Curlew, and H.M.S. Dee. Entries for the Pluto date from July 25-December 4, 1833, while the ship was off the west coast of Africa. Entries for the Curlew date from... more
Success (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2918
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the H.M.S. Success was kept from April 1909-August 1811, while the ship was under Captain Axscough and from August 24, 1812-August 23, 1813, while the ship was off the American coast, under Captain Th. Barclay, during the War of 1812
Rattlesnake (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 108
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Talavera Vernon Anson kept this logbook on board the H.M.S. Rattlesnake, a British ship of war, from November 15, 1827 through March 31, 1829. The ship was cruising off the west coast of Greece during most of this time and was captained by the... more