Found 46 collections related to Logbooks

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Griffon (Sloop)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1247
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept by Lieutenant Francis A. Murray on board the H.M.S. Griffon, a sloop of war, between March 7, 1816 and September 8, 1817, during the ship's travels from Spithead, England to St. Helena, cruising in the vicinity of St. Helena,... more
Isis (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1528
.19 linear feet (1 volume)
The logbooks of the H.M.S. Isis (1805), H.M.S. Confiance (1807-1808), H.M.S. Salvadore del Mundo (1810), H.M.S. Sceptre (1810-1811), and H.M.S. Southampton (1811-1812) - all British ships of war - are bound together in this volume
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
Narcissus (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2092
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the H.M.S. Narcissus, a British ship of war captained by F.M. Almer, was kept from January 1, 1811 through March 11, 1812 by Lieutenant Charles Tindal. During this time, the ship sailed from Falmouth to the Isle of Gomera, Madeira,... 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
Harnage, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1322
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
These journals (8 vols.) were kept by Commander George Harnage (alternately called George Blackman) while serving in the British Navy from 1807-1822, advancing through the ranks from midshipman to commander and covering service on board the... more
Pluto (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2439
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board three British ships of war: the H.M.S. Pluto, H.M.S. Curlew, and H.M.S. Dee. Entries for the Pluto date from July 25-December 4, 1833, while the ship was off the west coast of Africa. Entries for the Curlew date from... more
Rattlesnake (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 108
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Talavera Vernon Anson kept this logbook on board the H.M.S. Rattlesnake, a British ship of war, from November 15, 1827 through March 31, 1829. The ship was cruising off the west coast of Greece during most of this time and was captained by the... more
Success (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2918
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the H.M.S. Success was kept from April 1909-August 1811, while the ship was under Captain Axscough and from August 24, 1812-August 23, 1813, while the ship was off the American coast, under Captain Th. Barclay, during the War of 1812
Téméraire (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1330
.4 linear feet (6 volumes)
J[ames?] Harris, a midshipman in the British Royal Navy, kept this logbook (6 vols.) on board the H.M.S. Téméraire from October 1, 1807 through September 11, 1810. The ship was commanded by Captain Charles Hamilton and sailed from Bembridge, Isle... more
Thracian (Sloop)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2986
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the sloop of war H.M.S. Thracian, commanded by John Carter, from April 15, 1813 through April 30, 1815. During this time, the ship cruised in the North Sea, primarily in the vicinity of the West Indies
Robinson, Robert Spencer, Sir, 1809-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2592
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Sir Robert Spencer Robinson kept this volume, which contains a log of the H.M.S. Yarrow and the H.M.S. Dublin, as well as notes about the H.M.S. Hydra and the H.M.S. Arrogant. The H.M.S. Dublin log was kept from August 2, 1831-May 4, 1832, when... 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
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