Found 39 collections related to Great Britain. Royal Navy

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
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
Codrington, Edward, Sir, 1770-1851
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Sir Edward Codrington, British naval officer. His duties included an imperative to secure peace during the Greek War for Independence. To "Sir" at the post office : 1 autograph letter signed : 21 Feb [1839] : asking to allow for the free delivery... more
Cockburn, George, Sir, 1772-1853
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Sir George Cockburn, British naval officer. Cockburn played a major role in the War of 1812, leading the capture and burning of Washington on August 24, 1814. To T. King of the Marine Society Office : 1 autograph letter signed : 12 Dec 1824 :... more
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
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
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
Creighton, J. N. (James Norman), 1786-1838
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 689
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Letterbook of James Creighton, Captain in the British Navy, dated August 23, 1813 through August 25, 1819. Contains copies of official and personal letters sent and received, relating to routine matters; impressments; landing of arms and... more
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
Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
7 items
To Monsr. Alexandre, at "No. 11 Impresse Esquenard" : 9 Oct 1826 : (MISC 0460) : from Sussex House, Hammersmith : in poor French; begins, "Je recevois votre letter, il y a quelque terms mais j'ai eté si embarassé aura la maladie ...".
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
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
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
Menzies, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1965
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
John Menzies of Philadelphia created this volume. The first section contains an account of his adventures (using the alias John Little) beginning in the years 1793-1794, including those on a slave-trading ship from Liverpool to the Congo, thence... more
Gage, William Hall, Sir, 1777-1864
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1100
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
List of vessels in the British Navy, created by Vice-Admiral Sir William Hall Gage. The vessels are indexed and classified as to rate; entries include dimensions, dates when built, and other information. The list was begun on January 1, 1844 and... more
Ross, F.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2632
.16 linear feet (1 volume)
F. Ross's journal of a voyage of the H.M.S. Tagus from England to the South Pacific, from November 26, 1813 through August 1814. Includes accounts of the capture of French ship of war Le Ceres and U.S.S. Essex and visits to Rio de Janeiro,... 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