Found 70 collections related to Logbooks

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
William G. Anderson (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3329
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Wallace Willant kept this logbook on board the ship "William G. Anderson," commanded by Captain James Hall. Entries were made from September 27, 1859-February 25, 1860 during a voyage from Boston to Cape Town, South Africa and from the beginning... 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
Colorado (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3672
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Watch, quarter, and station billet book of the U.S.S. Colorado, kept by the ship's executive officer probably during the period of the American Civil War. The name E[dgar] C. Merriman, U.S. Navy, is stamped on the flyleaf
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
Yankee (Schooner)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6190
.21 linear feet (1 box)
This logbook was kept onboard the Yankee, a schooner of Newburyport, Massachusetts, between August 15 and September 2, 1812
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
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
Tirzal (Brig)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2575
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept by mariner John Ridley on board the brig Tirzal. Entries were made between May 23 and July 23, 1849, and the volume also includes expense accounts from 1849-1850 when the ship voyaged principally between Liverpool and ports... 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
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
Adeline (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 27
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the ship Adeline contains entries made between 1833 and 1837. The Adeline sailed from Newburyport, Massachusetts on November 13, 1833, with Captain William Buckley in command, bound for the southern Pacific on a whaling voyage.... 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
Czarina (Brig)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 713
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
These two logbooks of the brig Czarina, a merchant ship, were kept from 1834-1837 and 1849-1850. Captain Wolston Dixey kept a logbook while he was master of the Czarina; his log contains entries made from January 13, 1834-July 6, 1837. During this... 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
Day, Sargent S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 742
.13 linear feet (2 volumes)
These two logbooks were kept by Sargent S. Day on board numerous ships. One volume contains entries made from May 27, 1835-November 28, 1838 aboard an unidentified ship on voyages between Boston; Hobart, Tasmania; and Sydney, New South Wales in... 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
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
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
Emily Wilder (Bark)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 926
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept by Stephen Cloutman on board the bark Emily Wilder, which was commanded by Stephen B. Dow. Entries were made between October 8, 1845 and August 28, 1846 during which time the ship sailed from Salem, Massachusetts to Zanzibar... more
Egeria (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2930
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
William Swann, Jr. kept this logbook from September 22, 1858-March 7, 1859 during a voyage from New York to Shanghai on board the merchant ship Egeria. The ship's captain, W. M. Bisbee, died during the voyage, on January 12, 1859 and was succeeded... more
Grand Turk (Brig)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 159
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept by Commander William Austin on board the private armed brig Grand Turk during a voyage from Boston to the Mediterranean Sea. Entries were made between July 3 and November 17, 1815. Grand Turk carried fourteen guns