Found 3 collections related to Ship captains -- United States

Meyers, William H., 1815-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1986
1 v. (36 tipped-in leaves), 32 ill. (watercolor drawings), 36 cm; 1 v. (36 tipped-in leaves), 32 ill. (watercolor drawings), 36 cm
William H. Meyers (b. 1815), a native of Philadelphia, sailed on merchant vessels, worked at the U.S. Naval Laboratory in Washington, D.C., and served as a gunner in the U.S. Navy. Meyers' illustrated diary (17 Oct. 1838-4 Mar. 1839) records his... more
Baker, Simeon, 1779-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3568
.2 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Simeon Baker (1779-1821) was a ship captain based in New York City for much of his career, sailing as master of various ships in the transatlantic trade. In 1818 he married Jemima Cock of Mill Neck, in the township of Oyster Bay, Long Island. The... more
Hawkins, E. (Elnathan), 1793 or 1794-1858
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24466
.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Elnathan Hawkins (1793 or 1794-1858) was an American merchant mariner and ship captain, sailing the New York-Havre packet line in the latter part of his career. He was born in 1793 or 1794 to Eleazer Hawkins (1765-1796) and Mary Satterly... more