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Wilson, Archibald, active 1843


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Forecastle journals

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0085
Abstract This journal, named after the forecastle or upper forward deck of a sailing ship, was kept by American sailor Archibald Wilson during the period 1842-1843 and documents five trips taken while serving aboard the ships James Edwards, Pioneer of Alexandria, and James Perkins. The journal entries document meteorological conditions, events of the day, duties performed aboard the ship, Wilson's...
Dates: 1842-1883; Majority of material found within 1842-1843