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Ships' logs

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Logbook kept aboard the schooner Arabia

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0164

This logbook chronicles the voyage of the fishing schooner Arabia from Gloucester, Massachusetts, to the Western Banks of Newfoundland in September 1908.

Dates: 1908

Remarks on board the ship Rambler

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0010

This bound volume is a typed transcript of a log for the bark Rambler kept by Daniel A. Chappell, the ship's cooper. It documents a Pacific-bound whaling voyage out of New Bedford, Massachusetts, for the period 1852-1855.

Dates: 1852 October 5-1855 April 23

Log of H.M. Ship Undaunted

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0076

Official log book kept by William John Cavendish Clifford of the British Royal Navy aboard the HMS Undaunted describing the ship's travels through ports in St. Helena and Sierra Leone from November 3, 1830, to February 10, 1834.

Dates: 1830 November 3-1834 February 10

Ship's log for the snow Susana

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0022

Ship's log kept by George Dodds [Dods] aboard the snow Susana documenting the voyage from Newport, Rhode Island, to Havana, Cuba, from December 21, 1799, to March 20, 1800.

Dates: 1799 December 21-1800 March 20

Ship's log of the Otago

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0033

Journal kept by Henry A. Harding aboard the ship Otago documenting voyages from Port Blakely, Washington Territory, to Noumea, New Caledonia, with stops at Newcastle, Australia, and Honolulu, Hawaii, between April 18th, 1879 and December 11, 1882.

Dates: 1879 April 18th-1882 December 11

Log of the HMS Minotaur, kept by F. A. Hodge

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0038

Logbook kept by Frederick A. Hodge aboard the HMS ships Minotaur, Achilles, and Swiftsure documenting regular military voyages between February 14, 1881, and November 20, 1885, in a variety of places, including Vigo, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Callao, Peru; the Galapagos Islands; the Sandwich Islands; Portsmouth, England; and Plymouth, England.

Dates: 1881 February 14-1885 November 20

Charles Howell's journey at sea on board the ship Marcus of Sag Harbor, B. Green Master

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0040

Ship's log kept by the whaler Charles Howell on the ship Marcus documenting three whaling voyages out of Sag Harbor, New York, between August 24, 1830, and March 12, 1833.

Dates: 1830 August 24-1833 March 12

Journal of a cruise in the U.S. Steam Sloop Richmond

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0041

Official United States Navy deck log of the United States Steam Sloop Richmond describing the journey of the Mediterranean Squadron from Norfolk, Virginia, to patrol on the Mediterranean from September 27, 1860, to June 28, 1861.

Dates: 1860 September 27-1861 June 28

John W. Jordan, "Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0025
Abstract John Woolf Jordan (1840-1921) was a Philadelphia historian specializing in genealogies and personal histories, especially those of Pennsylvania families. This scrapbook comprises a single volume containing clippings of John W. Jordan's travel narrative, "Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" from an unknown publication; also included are picture postcards and photographic illustrations of the ships on which he traveled and locations he visited, several of which are accompanied by...
Dates: 1911

Journal of a whaling voiage [sic] in the Atlantic ocean on Board Schr Antarctic

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0044

Ship's log kept by Georg [George] S. Johnson aboard the schooner Antarctic documenting two whaling voyages out of Provincetown, Massachusetts, between November 10, 1881, and July 11, 1884.

Dates: 1881 November 10-1884 July 11

Journal of a voyage from Boston to Calcutta

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0088

Logbook kept by John W. Allen aboard the ship Aubree documenting two voyages out of Boston between July 15, 1833 and February 6, 1835.

Dates: 1833 July 15-1835 February 6

Latimer family papers

Identifier: MSS 0117
Abstract The manuscript collection of the Latimer Family Papers consists of material spanning the dates 1690-1927, with bulk dates of 1770-1870. The collection as a whole includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, ledgers, checks, bills, receipts, indentures, deeds, wills, photographs, and ship logs. The collection details the personal and business affairs of the Latimer family and also documents events of historical and economic significance in the context of revolutionary America and early...
Dates: 1690-1927; Majority of material found within 1770-1870

Malcolm L. Mackenzie papers

Identifier: MSS 0611
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to Malcolm L. Mackenzie's publicity firm Malcolm L. Mackenzie & Associates and Mackenzie's personal involvement with the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, other local cultural institutions, and his interests in general maritime history and historic ships. Materials include publicity materials, written reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, facsimile maps, newsletters, photographs, photograph negatives, slides, and sailing and...
Dates: circa 1926-2007

Journal of a voyage from Philadelphia to Antwerp

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0170
Abstract Joseph Martin, a ship's boy on the merchant vessel Pacific, kept this ship's log during two 1820s voyages: Philadelphia, to Antwerp (Belgium), to Crounstant (likely Kronstadt, Russia), and back to Philadelphia with Captain Abiah Sharpe; and Philadelphia to Madras (India) and back with Captain James Moore. In addition to standard nautical data, Martin added a small number of illustrations, some in color, and many nautical and mathematical exercises, including...
Dates: 1820 April 15-1822 April 17, 1843; Majority of material found within 1820 April 15-1822 April 17

Steamship Mary logbook

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0165

This volume is the logbook for the American steamship Mary, chronicling her voyages between Alabama and Florida in 1869.

Dates: 1869

Ship Herald Stonington

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0036

Ship's log for the ship Herald documenting two whaling voyages out of Stonington, Connecticut, between September 12, 1843, and August 10, 1845.

Dates: 1841 September 12-1845 August 10

Ship's log for the bark Jenny Pitts

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0045

Partial ship's log kept by a crew member aboard the bark Jenny Pitts describing the voyage from Galway, Ireland, to Chincha Island, Peru, between April 16, 1862, and November 10, 1862.

Dates: 1862 April 16-November 10

Journal of the U.S.S. Enterprise

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0070

Deck log describing the journey of the United States steam sloop Enterprise from New York to European Station duty from November 1, 1878, through May 10, 1880.

Dates: 1874-1882; Majority of material found within 1878 November 1-1880 May 10

Peter Strickland papers

Identifier: MSS 0171

Peter Strickland (1837-1922) was a shipmaster, merchant, and U.S. consul in the French colony of Senegal. The diaries and letter books of Peter Strickland date 1857 to 1912. While varying in content, the diaries center around Strickland’s life as a merchant, both on the sea as well as in Senegal. Issues of two French colonial weekly newspapers contextualize the events of the French colony during Strickland’s time there.

Dates: 1857-1912

Journal of a voyage from Boston to Newfoundland

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0071

Ship's log kept by Frederick G. Strong aboard the schooner Lena documenting the shipping voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, to The Bay of Islands, Newfoundland, from November 12, 1865, to June 9, 1866.

Dates: 1865 November 12-1866 June 9

Virden family papers

Identifier: MSS 0489

This collection relates to the Virden (or Virdin) family of Delaware, specifically Samuel Virden (1793-1876) of Kent County and his descendants. Samuel's children and their spouses also figure prominently in this collection. The Virden family papers, spanning the years 1783-1901, consist of thirty-six letters, receipts, deeds, accounts, and other documents.

Dates: 1783-1901; Majority of material found within 1820s-1860s