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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
Nye, Haile C. T
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2273
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Haile C. T. Nye, an ensign in the United States Navy, kept this logbook on board the U.S.S. Kansas, commanded by Commander Allen V. Reed, and the U.S.S. Richmond, commanded by Captain Thomas Pattison. Entries for the U.S.S. Kansas date from August... more
William Baxter (Steamboat)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3935
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Charles L. Sneden kept this logbook from September 11-19, 1872 on the first trip east of the steam canal boat William Baxter, which left Buffalo, New York on September 11
Yankee Blade (Schooner)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2805
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
N. B. Snow kept this logbook on board the schooner Yankee Blade from August 7, 1862 through December 1, 1863. The ship was commanded by A. Colby and made voyages between Bucksport, Maine; Cardenas and Matanzas, Cuba; Philadelphia; Port Royal,... more
Walter H. Thorndike (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3214
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the Walter H. Thorndike, a merchant ship out of Rockland, Maine, between July 8, 1867 and May 3, 1868 during trips between Rockland, the Delaware breakwater, Philadelphia, Salem, New York, Jamaica, and Cuba. The ship... more
Greyhound (Bark)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1244
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the log of a whaling voyage in the South Atlantic aboard the Greyhound, a whaling bark out of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Joseph T. Enos was its master, and entries date from October 18, 1887 through April 19, 1892. The ship... more
Tillie (Steamboat)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2996
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept aboard the Tillie, a New York steamship, by its chief engineer between July 25, 1863 and January 11, 1865. The ship carried coal, troops, army stores, and other items to and from New York, Hilton Head, Beaufort, Sea Brook,... more
United States. Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6373
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
These transcripts (2 vols.) of the U.S.S. Brooklyn, Vixen, New Orleans, Marblehead, New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Iowa, Oregon, Indiana, and Resolute when the fleet was before Santiago, Cuba in the Spanish American War are said to have been used... more
May Flower (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1923
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
This log book of the May Flower consists of two logs bound together, one dated February 29, 1859-July 20, 1860 and the other dated September 18, 1860-October 7, 1861. James T. Seaver, a seaman of Chelsea, Massachusetts, kept the logs and William... 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
Allen, R. J. (Richard J.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6193
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Richard J. Allen, Jr. kept this journal of a voyage on board the clipper ship M.P. Grace from New York to San Francisco, from June 22-October 26, 1881 (journal entries for September 21-October 25 are missing). The volume also includes an abstract... more
Dudley Buck (Steamboat)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 853
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the steamship Dudley Buck by its engineer, from June 4-October 6, 1865. The ship sailed from and to the ports of New York, Mobile, New Orleans, Brazos de Santiago, Indianola, Corpus Christi, Ft. Barrancas, St. Marks,... more
Tisdale, Charles R
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2997
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Charles R. Tisdale kept this logbook and account book between 1875 and 1890. One section contains the log of sailing vessel Galatea, kept while on a voyage from Iliolo, Philippines to New York by way of Africa from June 11-October 17, 1875. Also... more
Gilmore, James Clifford, 1834-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1160
.02 linear feet (1 volume)
James Clifford Gilmore, a sea captain of Searsport, Maine, kept this logbook of the ships Henry Darling and Caro. He kept the log on board the bark Henry Darling from 1860-1862 on voyages from Boston, New York, and Portland to Valparaiso, Havana,... more
Mars (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1879
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains logbooks of the H.M.S. Mars and the H.M.S. Formidable. The Mars was captained by James Newburgh Strange, and this log was kept by Midshipman Frederick John Rendell from January 1, 1862 through February 7, 1863. It contains... more
Liverpool (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1777
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Midshipman Frederick John Rendell kept this logbook on board the H.M.S. Liverpool, captained by Rowley Lambert, Esq., from April 29, 1863 through June 5, 1864. The volume, whose covers are missing, includes six maps and six sketches. Entries... more
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
Roper, Charles Donnison
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2625
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Charles Donnison Roper, a midshipman in the British Navy, kept this logbook of the H.M.S. Camperdown, H.M.S. Blenheim, H.M.S. Achilles, and H.M.S. Wanderer. Entries for the Camperdown date January 1-March 29, 1894, as the ship traveled from Smyrna... more
Orlando (Cruiser)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2303
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept by [?] Leir on board the H.M.S. Orlando, H.M.S. Aurora, H.M.S. Grafton, H.M.S. Powerful, H.M.S. Victorious, and H.M.S. Terrible while cruising from Portsmouth, England stopping at the ports of Gibraltar, Malta, Port Said,... more