Found 63 collections related to Great Britain. Royal Navy

Humphreys, Asheton Y.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1463
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
One volume, containing a narrative of cruise of U.S.S. Constitution by Asheton Y. Humphreys, dated December 17, 1814 to March 26, 1815. Humphreys previously served as captain's clerk on the Constitution, and sailed this cruise as Chaplain of the... more
Hope, William Johnstone, Sir, 1766-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1429
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains orders received and issued by William Hope between 1791 and 1804, when he was a Captain in the British Navy and in command of these ships: H.M.S. Rattler, H.M.S. Bellerophone, H.M.S. Kent, and H.M.S. Atlas. It includes orders... more
Inderwick, James, -1815
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1500
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Journal kept by ship surgeon James Inderwick from May 11 to August 21, 1813, on board U.S. Brig Argus, commanded by William H. Allen. The surgeon's journal contains daily sick reports and daily accounts of captures. On August 14, 1813, the Argus... more
Hoste, William, Sir, d. 1868
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1438
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Sir William Hoste (d. 1868) was a British naval officer. Collection consists of letterbook covering Hoste's service in Far Eastern waters as captain of H.M.S. Spartan and senior officer in the Straits of Malacca.
Battin, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 228
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Edward Battin, an employee of the British Navy, created this volume ca. 1685, dedicating it to an Earl, a Lord, a Lieutenant, a Governor, a Constable, and other prominent British individuals. The volume contains detailed instructions for the... more
Seymour, Edward Hobart, Sir, 1840-1929
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2728
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Sir Edward Hobart Seymour, Admiral of the Fleet and veteran of the Crimean, Chinese, West African, and Egyptian campaigns and the Boxer Rebellion, and a member of the Privy Council, kept this diary from March 28, 1906 through January 25, 1910. The... more
Sawyer, Herbert, Sir, 1783-1833
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2685
.77 linear feet (5 volumes)
Sir Herbert Sawyer was a Vice-Admiral in the British Navy. His letter books (4 vols.) and order book (1 vol.) contain copies of official correspondence with the Admiralty and others relating to routine matters, convoys, impressed American seamen,... more
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1225
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
On vellum, believed to date to the 17th century
Hoskins, G. S.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1437
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
G. S. Hoskins was a Captain in the British Navy
Cheyne, George, 1671 or 1672-1743
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 529
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary, 1833-1839, of George Cheyne, a retired naval officer, who removed in 1836 to New Brunswick and settled at Dumfries. 73 leaves
Schütte, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19083
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A commonplace book kept by Edward Schütte circa 1833 containing geographical and statistical notes about America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia; statistics relating to the British Royal Marines and Royal Navy in 1832; and memoranda on the... more
Parker of Shenstone, William, Sir, bart., 1781-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1206
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Various letters to Sir William Parker, Admiral of the Fleet; printed memoranda of the Admiralty; and notes; included with an 1836 volume of "Regulations established by the King in counsel; and the instructions by the lords commisioners of 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
Seymour, Edward, Sir, 1633-1708
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2729
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
This account dates from December 31, 1677 through December 31, 1678
Hall, Basil, 1788-1844
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1287
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
"Correspondence from the Principal Ports and Stations," being letters on British Naval affairs written by Captain Basil Hall from Portsmouth, England on August 29, September 20, and October 16, 1832. Autographed documents, signed "Omega." Taken... more
Syer, Frederick Chevallier
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 500
.17 linear feet (2 volumes)
Frederick Chevallier Syer, volunteer of the 1st class in the British Navy, kept these logbooks on board the "Centaur," a 74-gun ship captained by John Chambers White, and the "Tiber," a 38-gun frigate captained by James Richard Dacres. Entries for... 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
Stanfell, Francis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2859
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Francis Stanfell was a British naval officer. Collection consists of letter book Stanfell kept on board the ships Bacchante, Cossack, Druid, and Phaeton containing correspondence with the British Admiralty Office and others, written from various... more
Elliott, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 917
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book kept by George(?) Elliott, Captain of the 3rd Company, 2nd Battalion of Marines in the British Navy while serving ashore at Boston from July 23-October 18, 1775
MacDonald, Gordon Gallie
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1825
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Gordon Gallie MacDonald, a Lieutenant in the British Navy, wrote this memoir about the years 1745-1831. The memoir includes information about his ancestry; an account of the battle at Culloden; his father's service with General John Burgoyne at... more
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1224
1.5 linear feet (8 v.)
Collection consists of receipts and payments of the British Navy from April 1754 to December 1762. Records are signed by George Grenville, Treasurer of the Navy, and provide details of naval administration.
Parker, J.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2338
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is a signal book of His Majesty's Royal Navy of Great Britain, prepared by J. Parker, S.M. The volume contains color illustrations of flags used for naval communication in 1811
Woodforde, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 123
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
William Woodforde kept these logbooks (2 vols.) of the H.M.S. Ariadne and H.M.S. Astrea. Entries for the Ariadne date September 16, 1780 through February 10, 1781, when the ship sailed from the Isle of May (Scotland) in a convoy, by way of... more
Cockburn, W. (William), 1773-1858
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 580
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
William Cockburn is believed to be the author of this logbook, kept on board the H.M.S. Aeolus under Commander John Elliott from January 1, 1759-April 30, 1760 and on board the H.M.S. Norwich from May 1, 1760 through September 22, 1762. The Aeolus... 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
Firebrand (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1003
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the H.M.S. Firebrand and the H.M.S. Frolic was kept by the same (unknown) author. Entries pertaining to the Firebrand were made from December 1, 1847-June 16, 1848, when the ship sailed along the South American coast, stopping at:... 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
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