Found 31 collections related to Ships' logs

Waldron, Nathaniel S.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3677
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Nathaniel Sheafe Waldron was a Brevet Major in the United States Marines. His letter book dated October 4, 1831 to February 18, 1857, contains correspondence while stationed at Norfolk, Virginia, New York, Tampa, Boston, and Portsmouth, New... more
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
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 (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
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
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
Anderson, Alexander
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6403
1 v
Resident of Scituate, Mass. Exercises in logarithms and navigation, with colored illustrations, including the schooner SMITH, of New York, and the barque LEXINGTON, of Boston, Mass. Log of the schooner DANUBE, from Scituate, Mass. to Charleston,... more
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
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
Ricketson, Daniel, 1745-1824
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2573
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Daniel Ricketson was a Quaker of Bristol County, Massachusetts. His papers contain a mathematical text book, a logbook, and an account book. The mathematical textbook includes problems in arithmetic, navigation and trigonometry and was compiled by... 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
Eden (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2804
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Logbooks of two ships bound together: log of the ship Eden, commanded by Samuel Nicholson, kept during a voyage from England to Maryland, May 16-July 19, 1771 and log of the ship Snow Mercury, commanded by Joseph Dillon, kept during a voyage from... 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
Croue, Camille
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 701
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Camille Croue kept this diary while on a North Cape cruise on the S. S. Franconia in 1929. It is a printed form book, filled in from July 8-19. Entries describe stops at Reykjavik, Iceland; Hammerfest and the North Cape, Lyngen, Trondhjem, the... 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
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
Menai (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1961
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the H.M.S. Menai, a British ship of war, from August 9, 1820 through December 4, 1821, while cruising off the coast of southern Africa, calling at or passing St. Simon's Bay, St. Helena, Johanna Island, Port Louis,... more
H.M.S. Niemen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1270
.19 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the H.M.S. Niemen, a British ship of war captained by S. Pym, from May 6, 1812 through May 5, 1814 by Lieutenant Charles Tindal. The ship traveled from the Basque Roads to Cherbourg, Lisbon, Portsmouth, St. Helena,... more
Hannah (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1307
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept aboard the sloop Hannah of Taunton, Massachusetts during voyages between Bristol and Newport, Rhode Island and Norfolk, Virginia between December 16, 1819 and August 1, 1820. Hannah was a merchant ship
Henry Clay (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1383
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the merchant ship Henry Clay was kept by its captain, Ezra Nye, on the ship's maiden voyage as well as subsequent voyages between New York, Liverpool and Cork. Entries include notes on the weather. Inserted in the volume is a... more
Margaret Ann (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 578
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept onboard the schooner Margaret Ann by George W. Cobb between November 25, 1834 and March 12, 1835 during a voyage from New York to Elizabeth City, North Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina, and return to Taunton,... more
Roberts, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2588
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume served as the logbook of two ships and contain entries made by Edward Roberts (3rd officer) from April 10, 1835-April 1, 1836. From April 10-November 13, 1835, Roberts kept the logbook on board the British convict ship "Mangles,"... more
Independence (Schooner)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 365
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Charles Bradstreet kept this logbook onboard the schooner Independence, captained by Adam Merill. It contains entries made between January 13 and March 31, 1841. During this time, the schooner sailed from Boston to Cuba and back again. The logbook... more
Levant (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1720
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the ship Levant by William C. Lee. Charles L. Carey was master of the ship. Entries were made on a voyage from Boston to the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon, thence to the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), Canton... more
Macedonian (Sloop of war : 1852-1875)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3063
.29 linear feet (1 volume)
These three logbooks were kept on board the U.S.S. Macedonian during a trip from New York to Japan between February 1853 and May 1855. Two were kept by John R. C. Lewis and the third was kept by Lawrence F. Lewis. The Macedonian was one of the... more
Lawrance (ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1699
1 vol
The Lawrance was a British slave ship, probably in the service of the South Sea Company. Log of a voyage of the Lawrance, Abraham Dumaresq, commander, from Gravesend, England to Holland, and on to Loango, on the west coast of Africa. Departure... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 394
1 v
Log of the brig Louisa, kept by Elijah Briggs from July 1, 1796 to June 20, 1797, during the following voyages: Providence to Hamburg and return; Providence to Senegal, proceeding (with Negro slaves aboard) to the island of St. Thomas, visiting... more
Welling, Richard, 1858-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3278
.25 linear feet (1 volume)
Richard Ward Greene Welling (1858-1946), New York City lawyer and reformer, was founder of the National Self Government Committee and president of the George Junior Republic. He was active in political and municipal reform and belonged to many... more