Found 57 collections related to Ships' logs

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
Punaise (Yacht)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6194
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This logbook was kept on board the Punaise, a yacht, during a cruise in Long Island Sound from July 18 to August 17, 1903, touching at ports on Long Island and in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts
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
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
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
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
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
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
Nopatin (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1800
.48 linear feet (3 volumes)
This logbook (3 vols.) of the transport U.S.S. Nopatin (formerly called the Manhattan) was kept between February 2, 1918 and September 1, 1919. One volume includes an engineer's log
Sally (Brig)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2668
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
These two volumes are the logbook and memorandum book kept aboard the brig Sally, of New York, on a voyage from Gibraltar, Mahon, Genoa, Barcelona, and Sarlo(?), carrying freight and passengers from February 1-September 12, 1769. From the Sabin... 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
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
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
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
Hawk (Sloop)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1357
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
James Graham, mate, kept this logbook on board the Hawk, a sloop of Newburgh, New York. Entries are from June 2-August 4, 1770, during a voyage from Sandy Hook, New Jersey to St. John's Island, Antigua; Turks Island, Bahamas; and return to New... 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
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
France. Ministère de la marine et des colonies
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1060
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
Logbooks (5 books bound in one volume) of armed vessels of the French Marine de Ponant engaged in the transportation of troops, armament, and other items to the French colonies in the West Indies and to French Guiana. The logs are of these five... more
Le Jazon (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1705
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the journal of a French naval officer on board the ship "Le Jazon," which was attached to a squadron bound for the West Indies and Quebec, Canada. Entries date from June 14, 1745 through September 5, 1746