Found 70 collections related to Logbooks

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Lowestoffe (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1796
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Joseph Bromwich, Master's Mate, kept this logbook of the H.M.S. Lowestoffe, commanded by William Lockyer. Entries date from January 24, 1779 through June 5, 1780. The Lowestoffe sailed primarily in the West Indies area, with one brief foray into... 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
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
Orlando (Cruiser)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2303
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept by [?] Leir on board the H.M.S. Orlando, H.M.S. Aurora, H.M.S. Grafton, H.M.S. Powerful, H.M.S. Victorious, and H.M.S. Terrible while cruising from Portsmouth, England stopping at the ports of Gibraltar, Malta, Port Said,... 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