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Phillips Library’s logbooks are a foundational collection of the Peabody Essex Museum. The mariner members of the East India Marine Society were required to keep journals of their voyages, intended to assist with “the improvement and security of navigation,” and deposit them with the society. The library now holds over 3000 logbooks dated 1729–1961, documenting voyages to all parts of the world. They largely record latitude, longitude, weather, and sailing conditions, but reference every aspect ...



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by Thomas Perkins (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Thomas Perkins details a voyage from Salem to Mobile, and then to Liverpool (Nov. 1837 to May 1838). Master was William Graves; log keeper was unknown; owner was David Pingree. First part of log was used as scrapbook. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, navigational calculations, and sightings of ships. Ten Pound Island; purchase; July 13, 2017. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. For permission...
Topics: Graves, William, 1811-1877, Logbooks, Shipping--Alabama--Mobile, Shipping--England--Liverpool,...
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The logbook of the brigantine Tyrannicide details a shipping voyage from Salem, MA, to the West Indies, Nov. 1777-May 1778. The ship's master was Jonathan Haraden; the home port was Salem, MA; and the owner was Joshua Ward. Includes inventory of stores on board and descriptions of death at sea. Ships spoken: brig America of Boston, brig Hazard, brig Lyon, and brig Oliver of Salem, MA. Inspiration for Freeport [No. 001] exhibition October 2010. Bound with brigantine General Pickering. Gift of;...
Topics: Ward, Joshua, 1752-1825., Tyrannicide (Brigantine), America (Brig), Hazard (Brig), Lyon (Brig),...
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by Bengal (Ship); Russell, George G.
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The logbook for the ship Bengal details a voyage from Salem to the Pacific Ocean (Mar. 1832 to Feb. 1835). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were Pickering Dodge et al.; master and log keeper was George G. Russell. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, desertion, earthquake, provisions, sightings of whales and ships, and disorderly conduct. Provenance unknown. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation: Russell, George...
Topics: Dodge, Pickering., Osgood, John B., 1783-1853., Peabody, Joseph, 1757-1844., Pickman, Benjamin,...
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by Thomas Perkins (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Thomas Perkins details a voyage from New York to Manila, Amoy [i.e. Xiamen (Xiamen Shi)], Hong Kong, Manila, Foo-chow-foo [i.e. Fuzhou Shi (Fujian Sheng)], Hong Kong, Manila, and New York (Nov. 1844 to Apr. 1846). Master was William Graves, Jr.; log keeper was unknown; owner was David Pingree. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, navigational calculations, shipboard illnesses including cholera, and sightings of ships. Describes activities in port....
Topics: Graves, William, 1811-1877, Logbooks, Shipping--New York (State)--New York,...
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The logbook of the brig Malta details numerous voyages between Boston; Maranham [i.e. São Luís do Maranhão], Brazil; Para [i.e. Belém], Brazil; Sydney, Australia; the Bay of Islands, N.Z.; the Society Islands, French Polynesia; Ataheiti [i.e. Tahiti], French Polynesia; Eimeo [i.e. possibly, Maiao], French Polynesia; Bolabola [i.e. Bora-Bora], French Polynesia; and Rio de Janeiro (Oct. 1832 to Oct. 1836 ). It is an incomplete daily log that describes wind, weather, location, sightings of...
Topics: Logbooks., Shipping--Brazil--São Luís do Maranhão., Shipping--Brazil--Belém.,...
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by Sebastian (Schooner)
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This incomplete logbook of the schooner Sebastian details a shipping voyage that possibly began in Salem, Mass., to Charleston, S.C. and Martinique, Saint Eustatius and the Turks and Caicos Islands in the West Indies, Jan.-May 1785. The schooner's master was Benjamin Hodges; the agent was Elias Hasket Derby. The logbook includes notes on shipboard occupations and the equipment and supplies, specifically provisions, aboard ship. During its voyage, the Sebastian spoke the ship Industry. Bound...
Topics: Derby Elias Hasket 1739-1799., Hodges Benjamin 1754-1800., Industry (Ship), Logbooks.,...
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Joseph Grafton's journal details a voyage from Salem, Mass., to Havana, Cuba, Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., on board the brig Romulus, schooner Betsy, and sloops Betsy and Polly, (Aug. 1781 to June 1784). It includes a list of vessels entering and leaving Havana (1781-1784), a letterbook (1781, 1787-1788), a description of Savannah and Saint Augustine, notes on privateering and a capture at sea, the miscarriage of a woman's baby on board, naval medicine and equipment, and provisions and...
Topics: Betsy (Schooner : Beverly and Salem, Mass.), Polly (Sloop), Betsy (Sloop), Romulus (Brig),...
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by Cynthia (Bark)
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The logbook of the bark Cynthia details a voyage from New York to Sumatra and Salem (Dec. 1844 to Nov. 1845). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were David Pingree and Emery Johnson; master was John Francis. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, and shipboard and port activities. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org....
Topics: Pingree, David, 1795-1863, Francis, John, Johnson, Emery, Logbooks, Shipping--Indonesia--Sumatra,...
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by Pickman, Dudley Leavitt, 1779-1846.
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Journal kept by Dudley L. Pickman onbaord the ship Belisarius, on a voyage from Salem, Massachusetts to Tharangambadi, India (formerly Tranquebar). The master was Samuel Skerry Jr. The journal notes direction, weather, land and ship sightings. The journal was transcribed by Nathaniel Bowditch and presented to the East India Marine Society in January 1802.  Bound with the log of the Frankin (Ship), Adventure (Ship), Astrea (Ship), Anna (Ship), Sukey (Brig), America (Ship), Active (Ship), and...
Topics: Pickman, Dudley Leavitt, 1779-1846., Belisarius, (Ship) Ships spoken--Cruger (Brig)--Boston...
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by Eugenia (Ship); Whittemore, Isaac, 1755-1847.
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The logbook of the ship Eugenia details a voyage from Whampoa [i.e. Huangpu Qu], China to Saint Helena and Philadelphia (Nov. 1805 to June 1806). Home port was Philadelphia; master was William Sturgis; log keeper was Isaac Whittemore. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, port activities, handling cargo, and sightings of ships. Bound with the ship Caroline and the ship Olive Branch. Gift of Helen L. Fogg; Acc 22,999. For permission to publish material...
Topics: Sturgis, William, 1782-1863, Logbooks., Shipping--China--Huangpu Qu (Guangzhou Shi),...
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by Bartlett, John, active late 18th century
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Journal kept by sailor John Bartlett, documenting his time on multiple ships. It describes wind, weather, location, fellow seamen, murder, and other events and activities on board. The journal begins on the ship Massachusetts, detailing a voyage from Boston to Canton [i.e. Guangzhou], Whampoa [i.e. Huangpu Qu], Macau, various ports around British Columbia, the Hawaiian Islands, and back to China (Mar. 1790 to Oct. 1791); captain was Jacob Prince. Bartlett also describes the brig Elenoro's...
Topics: Barnet, Thomas., Prince, Joab., Elenoro (Brig), Ino (Brig), Lady Washington (Brig), Massachusetts...
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by Grand Turk (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Grand Turk details a shipping voyage from Salem, Mass., to Calcutta and Madras [Chennai], March 1792-June 1793. The ship's owner was Elias Hasket Derby; the master was Benjamin Hodges. The logbook includes mention of animals and birds seen on the voyage; examples of poetry and sea songs; equipment and supplies, specifically provisions, on board the ship; storms encountered; shipboard occupations; and an illustration consisting of a profile view. During the voyage, the...
Topics: Derby, Elias Hasket, 1739-1799., Hodges, Benjamin, 1754-1800., Sally (Ship), Animals, Birds,...
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by Polly (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Polly details a shipping voyage from Salem, Mass., to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Nov. 1787-April 1788. The ship's owners were John Norris and Joseph Waters; Waters was the master; the logbook keeper was Gamaliel Hodges. The logbook includes mention of at least one death on board. Gift of Hodges, N.D.C.; 1924. Bound with logbooks of the ship Astrea and vessel Maria & Eliza. Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission to publish material...
Topics: Norris, John., Waters, Joseph, 1758-1833., Hodges, Gamaliel, 1766-1850., Death., Logbooks.,...
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The logbook abstract of the ship N.B. Palmer details several voyages between New York, San Francisco, Shanghai, Whampoa [i.e. Huangpu Qu], Manila, Batavia, Honolulu, Hong Kong, Siam [i.e. Thailand], Amoy [i.e. Xiamen], and Yokohama (May 1851-Jan. 1872). Master and log keeper was Charles P. Low. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, finding the ship Austerlitz in distress and rescuing the crew, the ship leaking, illness and death on board, cargo (including...
Topics: Low, Charles Porter, Logbooks., Logbooks--1851-1872., Logbooks--Shipwrecks., Logbooks--Rescues.,...
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by Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838.
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Journal kept by Nathaniel Bowditch aboard the ship Astrea, as it sailed from Salem, Massachusetts, to Lisbon, Maderia, Manila, and back. The master was Henry Prince. The journal notes direction, weather, land, ship and animal sightings. Includes an account of sugar presented to the ship in Chinese, and a chart of "magnetical observations." This journal was transcribed by Nathaniel Bowditch and presented to the East India Marine Society on January 6, 1802.  Bound with the log of the...
Topics: Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838., Astrea (Ship), Logbooks., Sugar trade., Ships spoken--Two...
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by Maria & Eliza (Vessel)
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The logbook of the vessel Maria & Eliza (rigging unknown) details a coastwise shipping voyage from Salem, Mass., to Virginia, Nov. 1789-May 1790. The logbook keeper was Gamaliel Hodges. During its voyage, the Maria & Eliza spoke the brigantine Nathaniel out of Boston. Gift of Hodges, N.D.C.; 1924. Bound with logbooks of the  ships Astrea and Polly . Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact...
Topics: Hodges Gamaliel 1766-1850., Nathaniel (Brigantine), Coastwise shipping., Logbooks.,...
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by Cavalier (Bark)
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The logbook of the bark Cavalier details a voyage from Majunga, Madagascar to Salem (June to Sept. 1843). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owner was David Pingree; master was Nehemiah W. Andrews. It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, location, and shipboard occupations. Logbook lacking at least six leaves. Writing and doodling in pencil throughout; text slightly affected. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. For permission...
Topics: Pingree, David, 1795-1863, Andrews, Nehemiah W., Logbooks, Shipping--Madagascar--Majunga,...
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by Black Warrior (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Black Warrior details a voyage from Salem to Mobile (Dec. 1828). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were N.L. Rogers & Bros.; master was George W. Putnam; log keeper was [John B. William?]. It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, location, and shipboard occupations. Bound with the brig Munroe, the brig Baltimore, and the vessel Prudent. Provenance unknown. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. For...
Topics: Putnam, George W., Williams, John B., N.L. Rogers and Brothers (Salem. Mass.), Logbooks,...
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by Chaney, James Henry, b. 1832.
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The logbook of the bark Manchester details a voyage from Salem, Mass., to various ports in West Africa, particularly Ghana, from May 1857 to April 1858. The bark was owned by Edward D. Kimball, Nathaniel A. Kimball, Charles H. Miller, and Thomas P. Pingree, and was captained by James Henry Chaney, who was also the logbook keeper. The logbook details incidences of diseases, specifically fever, disorderly conduct, alcoholism, and punishment among the merchant mariners on board. The ship's cargo...
Topics: Kimball, Edward Dearborn, 1810-1867, Kimball, Nathaniel A., 1822-1862, Miller, Charles H.,...
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by Emmerton, E. Augustus (Ephraim Augustus), 1827-1901.
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The journal of Ephraim Agustus Emmerton, Salem shipmaster and merchant, describes his experiences at the Chinchas Islands collecting guano (Mar. 1858 to Apr. 1858 and Dec. 1860 to Jan. 1861). It also contains logs of the amount of guano collected and stored aboard the bark Sophronia (1854, 1858, 1859, 1861, and 1862); and a crew manifest for the Sophronia (1860 to 1861). Bound with the bark Sophronia and Emmerton's autobiography (1843 to 1860). Gift of the estate of Mrs. Lucy D. Emmerton;...
Topics: Diaries., Merchants--Massachusetts--Salem., Ships--Cargo--Guano., Shipping--Peru--Callao (Callao),...
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by Deveraux, James, 1766-1846
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Journal of the ship Franklin kept by James Deveraux, master, on a voyage from Salem, Massachusetts to Batavia, Japan, and Boston. Notes direction, weather, land and ship sightings, and activities onboard. The journal also includes a translation of directions for sailing from Batavia to Japan from the Dutch East Indian Company, and a table of Japanese currency. The journal was transcribed into this volume by  Nathaniel Bowditch  and was then presented to the East India Marine Society.  Bound...
Topics: Deveraux, James, 1766-1846, Franklin (Ship), Logbooks., Jakarta Bay (Indonesia), Japan., Boston...
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by Rolla (Brig)
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The logbook of the brig Rolla details a voyage from Salem to Zanzibar and St. Helena (Dec. 1837 to Nov. 1838, Dec. 1839 to Jan. 1840). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were David Pingree, John G. Waters, George West, Jr., Edward D. Kimball; masters were John G. Waters and Joseph Ingalls. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, illness, desertion, sightings of ships, and port activities. Provenance unknown. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P....
Topics: Kimball, Edward Dearborn, 1810-1867, Pingree, David, 1795-1863, Waters, John G., 1796-1860,...
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by Perkins, Joseph Warren
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The logbook of the ship Polynesia details a voyage from New York to San Francisco (Apr. to June 1856). It includes diary entries. Home port was Boston; owner was James Hunnewell; master and log keeper was Joseph Warren Perkins. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, and disorderly conduct. Bound with the bark Three Brothers. Howland and Company; purchase; June 9, 1981. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton...
Topics: Hunnewell, James, 1794-1869, Perkins, Joseph Warren, Logbooks, Diaries, Shipping--New York...
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by Majestic (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Majestic details a whaling voyage to the Pacific Ocean and Northwest Coast, returning to New York (Nov. 1848-Apr. 1851). Home port was New Bedford; master was Capt. Hall. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, sightings of ships, sightings of fish, whales, birds, and other animals, and whaling activities. Bound with the ship Natchez. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred...
Topics: Hall, Captain., Logbooks., Whaling., Whaling--Pacific Ocean., Whaling--Northwest Coast of North...
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by General Pickering (Brigantine)
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The logbook of the brigantine General Pickering details a shipping voyage from Salem, MA to Martinique, Nov. 1778-Mar. 1779. The master was Jonathan Haraden; the brig's owner was possibly George Williams. While on its voyage, the General Pickering spoke the brig Montgomery and the brig Nancy (out of New London, CT).  Inspiration for Freeport [No. 001] exhibition October 2010. Bound with Brigantine Tyrannicide. Gift of Mrs. William Furness Jenks; May 19, 1917. Digitized in 2021 with funding...
Topics: Haraden, Jonathan., Williams, George., General Pickering (Brigantine), Logbooks.,...
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by Perseverance (Ship : 1795-1827)
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The logbook of the ship Perseverance details a shipping voyage to Jakarta (Batavia), Manila, Pohnpei Island (Ascension Island), and Guangzhou (Canton), Dec. 1796-April 1798. See Log 29 for another log of this voyage. The ship's owner was Simon Forrester; the master was Richard Wheatland; the logbook keeper was Nathaniel Hathorne (father of writer Nathaniel Hawthorne). The ship's home port was Salem, Mass. The logbook includes note of a death on board. During its voyage, the Perseverance spoke...
Topics: Forrester, Simon, 1746-1817., Wheatland, Richard., Eliza (Ship), John Jay (Ship), Ocean (Ship),...
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by Lydia (Ship); Hoxie, Abraham.
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The logbook of the ship Lydia details a voyage from Salem to South Africa and New Zealand, and through the Indian Ocean (Sept. 1835 to Nov. 1837). Home port was Salem, owner was John B. Osgood; master was Charles Ramsdell; keeper was Abraham Hoxie. It is a daily log describing weather, port activities, provisions, and sightings of whales; mentions an earthquake and includes whale stamps. Provenance unknown. Digitized in 2022 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission to publish...
Topics: Osgood, John B., 1783-1853., Ramsdell, Charles, 1804-1866., Logbooks., Logbooks--1835-1837.,...
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by Emmerton, E. Augustus (Ephraim Augustus), 1827-1901.; Sophronia (Bark)
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The journal kept aboard the bark Sophronia details a voyage from Boston to the east coast of Africa and Brazil (Apr. 1848 to June 1849). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were Ephraim Emmerton, John G. Waters, David Moore, Isaac Cushing, and Benjamin A. West; master was Brackley R. Peabody; log  keeper was Ephraim A. Emmerton. It is a personal journal describing wind, weather, location, and seafaring life. It includes poetry by Emmerton. Bound with E.A. Emmerton's autobiography (1843 to 1860)...
Topics: Cushing, Isaac., Emmerton, Ephraim, 1791-1877., Peabody, Brackley R., 1798-1877., Waters, John G.,...
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The logbook of the brig Tigris details a voyage from Zanzibar and Madagascar to Salem (Nov. 1833 to May 1834). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were David Pingree, George West, and John G. Waters; master was [John G. Waters?]; log keeper was Daniel Howe. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, disorderly conduct, punishment, waterspouts, seafaring life, and sightings of ships. Provenance unknown. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton...
Topics: Pingree, David, 1795-1863, Waters, John G., 1796-1860, West, George, Logbooks, Diaries,...
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by Thomas Wilson (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Thomas Wilson details a voyage from Salvador, Brazil to Portsmouth (May 1827). Master was Francis [Jeskin?]. It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, and sightings of ships. The ship carried 25 men, women and children.  Bound with the log of the Alfred (Brig), Andes (Brig), Betsy & Eliza (Schooner), Hercules (Ship), Morning Star (Schooner), and Sumatra (Ship). If you have questions about publishing this item, contact...
Topics: Jeskin, Francis., Logbooks., Logbooks--1827., Logbooks--Shipboard occupations., Shipping--New...
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by Elizabeth (Vessel)
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The logbook of the Elizabeth details two voyages from New York to Marseilles and Gibraltar to New York (July 1828 to Dec. 1828). It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, and location, and it includes a poem. Bound with the brig Tigris. George H. Allen; gift; before 1930. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. For permission to publish material from this collection, please contact research@pem.org. Preferred citation: Elizabeth...
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by Cavalier (Bark)
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The logbook of the bark Cavalier describes a voyage from Bombay to Zanzibar, Majunga, and Salem (June 1841 to Oct. 1841). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owner was David Pingree; master was Nehemiah H. Andrews. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, and shipboard occupations. Damage to the text from an adhesive pasted onto its pages and removed prior to processing affects the logbook's readability. Provenance unknown. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the...
Topics: Pingree, David, 1795-1863, Andrews, Nehemiah H., Logbooks, Shipping--Madagascar--Majunga,...
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by America (Ship : 1795-1815)
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The logbook of the ship America details a privateering voyage from Bath cruising [the North Atlantic Ocean] and back to Portsmouth (Nov. 1813 to Apr. 1814). Home port was [Salem, Mass.]; master was James Cheever; log keepers were J.J. Jr., Alice, and Louis. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, provisions and supplies, sightings of ships, deaths, and encounters with several British men-of-war and merchant vessels. Phillips Library holds a typescript of...
Topics: Cheever James., Logbooks., Privateering., Shipping--Massachusetts--Salem., Shipping--Maine--Bath.,...
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by Sumatra (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Sumatra details a voyage from Lintin [i.e. Nei Lingdind Island, China] to Manila (Feb. 1830). Home port was [Salem]; owners were [Stone, Silsbee, and Pickman]. It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, location, and shipboard occupations.  Bound with the log of the Alfred (Brig), Andes (Brig), Betsy & Eliza (Schooner), Hercules (Ship), Morning Star (Schooner), and Thomas Wilson (Ship). If you have questions about publishing this item, contact...
Topics: Stone, Silsbee, and Pickman., Logbooks., Logbooks--1830., Logbooks--Shipboard occupations.,...
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by Benson, Charles A., 1830-1881.
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Sea journals kept by a Black steward aboard the bark Glide during voyages to Zanzibar, Mozambique, and Madagascar. Benson  describes life aboard ship, health problems, and family matters.  Finding aid available in the library and  online . For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation:  Benson, Charles A.,  Journal, June-December 1880 ,  Charles A. Benson papers, MSS 15, Box 1, Folder 5.  Courtesy of Phillips Library, Peabody Essex...
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by Prudent (Vessel)
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The logbook of the vessel Prudent details a voyage from Salem to Mobile ([18--]). Log keeper was [John B. Williams?]. It is one log entry describing wind, weather, location, and shipboard occupations. Bound with the brigs Munroe and Baltimore, and the ship Black Warrior. Provenance unknown. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. For permission to publish material from this collection, please contact research@pem.org. Prudent (Vessel) Logbook,...
Topics: Williams, John B., Logbooks, Logbooks--[18--], Logbooks--Shipboard occupations, Shipping--United...
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by Margaret (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Margaret details a voyage from Salem to Sumatra, Batavia [i.e. Jakarta], Japan, and back to Batavia and Salem (Nov. 1800-June 1802). Home port was [Salem?]; owners were [the Crowninshield family]; master was Samuel Derby; log keeper was George Cleveland. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, and shipboard occupations. Log does not continue while in port. Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission...
Topics: Cleveland, George., Crowninshield family., Derby, Samuel Gardner, 1767-1843., Logbooks.,...
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by Adams (Ship) Journal, 1804; Polly (Brig) Logbook, 1804-1807; Rhoda & Sophia (Brig) Journal, 1809-1810; Diamond (Brig) Journal, 1811-1812; Teazer (Schooner) Journal, 1812; Baker, Thomas E.
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Thomas E. Baker's journal contains daily entries concerning voyages of the ship Adams, the brigs Polly, Rhoda & Sophia, and Diamond, and the schooner Teazer. The journal also contains a list of the vessels on which Baker sailed from 1797-1799, along with examples of poems and sea songs and watercolor paintings of harbors and profile views, portraits, and ships. The journal of the ship Adams details a shipping voyage from Portland, Me., to Rotterdam and Lisbon (Mar.-Aug. 1804). Home port was...
Topics: Logbooks--Illustrations., Logbooks--Smallpox., Logbooks--Death., Logbooks--Songs.,...
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by Salem (Schooner)
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The logbook of the schooner Salem details a voyage from Salem, Mass., to Dominica and Kingston, Jamaica, then to Philadelphia (Apr. 1783 to July 1783). Master and log keeper was Francis Boardman. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, and location.  Bound with the sloop Adventure and the brigantines Eliza and Hind. Edward A. Silsbee estate; gift; March 7, 1905. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation:  Boardman, Francis, Salem...
Topics: Boardman, Francis., Logbooks, Dominica, Jamaica, Kingston, Massachusetts, Salem, Pennsylvania,...
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From MH 88, Series V. Ship Journals, which contains journals from East India Marine Society members bound together into 11 volumes. Each journal records the latitude, longitude, weather, currents, bearings of the land, and remarkable occurrences along with navigation advice from 1797 to 1840. Bound with the logs of the Roscoe (Brig), George (Ship), Laura (Brig), Caroline (Ship), Suffolk (Ship), Phoenix (Brig), Jones (Brig). For permission to publish from this collection, please contact ...
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by Mugford, George
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The logbook of the brig Selina & Jane details a voyage from Salem to Pernambuco and Para [i.e Belém] (Dec. 1836-Jan. 1837). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owner was David Pingree; master was Samuel Smith; log keeper was George Mugford. It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, location, provisions and supplies, and shipboard occupations. Bound with the ships Sapphire and Jessore. Provenance unknown. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton...
Topics: Selina & Jane (Brig), Pingree, David, 1795-1863, Logbooks, Logbooks--1836-1837,...
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by William Schroder (Bark)
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The logbook of the bark William Schroder details a voyage from Zanzibar to Salem (May 1846 to Aug. 1846). Master was John M. Coffin; log keeper was William H. Jelly. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, sightings of animals, and sightings of ships. Bound with the bark Cavalier, the schooner Rowena, and the bark Lucia Maria. Mrs. Lois D. Morse; gift; Acc 22,079. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation....
Topics: Coffin, John M., Logbooks, Shipping--Tanzania--Zanzibar (Zanzibar), Shipping--Massachusetts--Salem,...
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by Lendholm, Frederick
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The logbook of the ship Lotos details two voyages from Boston to Nova Scotia (July 1845 to Oct. 1845). Master was [Frederick Lendholm?]; log keeper was Frederick Lendholm. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, and sightings of ships. Bound with the bark Eliza. Provenance unknown. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. For permission to publish material from this collection, please contact research@pem.org Lendholm, Frederick,...
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by Cavalier (Bark)
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The logbook of the bark Cavalier details a voyage from Salem, Mass., to Zanzibar (Dec. 1841 to Apr. 1842). Master was Nehemiah W. Andrews; log keeper was William H. Jelly. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, and sightings of ships. Includes navigation calculations. Bound with the schooner Rowena, the bark William Schroder, and the bark Lucia Maria. Mrs. Lois D. Morse; gift The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from  the Lucia P....
Topics: Andrews, Nehemiah W., Logbooks, Shipping--Massachusetts--Salem, Shipping--Tanzania--Zanzibar...
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by Pactolus (Brig)
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The logbook of the brig Pactolus details a voyage from Salem to Cayenne, Puerto Rico and New York (Feb. 1833 to May 1833). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were David Pingree and Thomas Holmes; master was [Joshua F. Safford?]. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, and shipboard occupations. Bound with the schooner Dollar. Provenance unknown.  The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. For permission to publish material from this...
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by Rowena (Schooner)
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The logbook of the schooner Rowena details a voyage from Bombay [i.e. Mumbai], India to Zanzibar (Dec. 1842 to Jan. 1843). Master was John Shirley; log keeper was William H. Jelly. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, port activities, handling cargo, sightings of ships, and provisions. Bound with the bark Cavalier, the bark William Schroder, and the bark Lucia Maria. Mrs. Lois D. Morse; gift; Acc 22,079. The digitization of this logbook was funded by...
Topics: Shirley, John, Logbooks, Shipping--India--Mumbai, Shipping--Tanzania--Zanzibar (Zanzibar),...
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by Benson, Charles A., 1830-1881.
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Sea journals kept by a Black steward aboard the bark Glide during voyages to Zanzibar, Mozambique, and Madagascar. Benson  describes life aboard ship, health problems, and family matters. Finding aid available in the library and  online . For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation:  Benson, Charles A.,  Journal, October-December 1864 ,  Charles A. Benson papers, MSS 15, Box 1, Folder 2.  Courtesy of Phillips Library, Peabody Essex...
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by Alfred (Brig)
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The logbook of the brig Alfred details a voyage from Salem to Maranhão, Brazil (May 1826 to June 1826) and back to Salem (Sept. 1826 to Oct. 1826). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were Joseph Howard and James Brown; master was George K. Smith. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, and sightings of ships.  Bound with the log of the Andes (Brig), Besty & Eliza (Schooner), Hercules (Ship), Morning Star (Schooner), Sumatra (Ship), and Thomas Wilson...
Topics: Brown, James., Howard, Joseph., Smith, George K., Logbooks., Logbooks--1826., Logbooks--Shipboard...
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by Indus (Ship); Forbes, Charles.
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The logbook of the ship Indus details a voyage from Salem, Mass to Valparaiso, Chile; Rio de Janeiro; Hawaii; the South Sea Islands [i.e. Oceania]; Canton [i.e. Guangzhou], China; Whampoa [i.e. Huangpu Qu], China; and back to Salem (July 1815 to July 1817). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were John Dodge, William P. Richardson, and Charles Saunders; master was Nathaniel Page; log keeper was Charles Forbes. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, trade in the South Sea Islands,...
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From MH 88, Series V. Ship Journals, which contains journals from East India Marine Society members bound together into 11 volumes. Each journal records the latitude, longitude, weather, currents, bearings of the land, and remarkable occurrences along with navigation advice from 1797 to 1840. Bound with the logs of the George (Ship), Laura (Brig), Caroline (Ship), Suffolk (Ship), Phoenix (Brig), Jones (Brig), and Java (Brig). For permission to publish from this collection, please contact ...
Topics: Roscoe (Brig), Logbooks
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From MH 88, Series V. Ship Journals, which contains journals from East India Marine Society members bound together into 11 volumes. Each journal records the latitude, longitude, weather, currents, bearings of the land, and remarkable occurrences along with navigation advice from 1797 to 1840. Bound with the logs of the Roscoe (Brig), Laura (Brig), Caroline (Ship), Suffolk (Ship), Phoenix (Brig), Jones (Brig), and Java (Brig). For permission to publish from this collection, please contact ...
Topics: George (Ship), Logbooks
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by Morning Star (Schooner)
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The logbook of the schooner Morning Star details a voyage from Boston to Brazil (Mar. 1827). It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, location, and shipboard occupations.  Bound with the log of the Alfred (Brig), Andes (Brig), Betsy & Eliza (Schooner), Hercules (Ship), Sumatra (Ship), and Thomas Wilson (Ship). If you have questions about publishing this item, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation:  Morning Star (Schooner), 1827, Log 229. Courtesy of Phillips Library,...
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by Gardner, Thomas West, 1798-1845.; Commerce (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Commerce details a voyage from New York to Norfolk, Va.; Richmond, Va.; Bremen, Germany; Salvador, Brazil; Ushant [i.e. Ouessant Island], France; Hamburg, Germany; Savannah, Ga.; Liverpool, England; and Salem, Mass. (June 1818 to Aug. 1820). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were John Gardner and his son John Gardner; master was the younger John Gardner; log keeper was Thomas West Gardner. It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, location, sightings of...
Topics: Gardner, John, 1771-1847., Gardner, John, 1796-1870., Logbooks., Logbooks--1818-1820.,...
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by Perseverance (Ship : 1795-1827); Wheatland, Richard.
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The logbook of the ship Perseverance details a shipping voyage from Salem, Mass., to Jakarta (Batavia), Guangzhou (Canton), and New York, Dec. 1796-April 1798. See Log 3003 (OS) for another log of this voyage. The ship's owner was Simon Forrester; the master and logbook keeper was Richard Wheatland. The ship's home port was Salem. The logbook includes notes on the equipment and supplies, specifically provisions, on board; shipboard occupations; and at least one death on board. During its...
Topics: Forrester, Simon, 1746-1817., Eliza (Ship), Grand Turk (Ship), Minerva (Ship), Ocean (Ship),...
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by Unite (Ship); Wilson, Robert Mercer.
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The logbook of the H.M.S. Unite details a cruise around [the North Atlantic Ocean, the Bay of Biscay, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Adriatic Sea?] (July 1805 to Nov. 1809). Masters were Captain Ogle & Captain Campbell; log keeper was Robert Mercer Wilson. It is a daily log that describes sightings of ships, shipboard occupations, prisoners, crew, handling cargo, port activities, and provisions. Includes water colored sketches of ships, flags, and battle. Pages 6 and 7 of the last section...
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by Oliver Cromwell (Brigantine)
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The logbook of the brigantine Oliver Cromwell details a voyage through the Atlantic Ocean, with a stop at Bilbao, Spain (July 1777 to Nov. 1777). Owner was John Derby and Company; master was William Coles. It is an incomplete daily log describing wind; weather; capture at sea and prisoners; the disease of smallpox, which turned into an epidemic; passenger traffic aboard the cargo ship; examples of poetry and sea songs; and naval medicine. For permission to publish material from this collection,...
Topics: Coles, William., John Derby and Company, Logbooks, Capture at sea, Cargo ships, Passenger traffic,...
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by Emery, Robert.
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Account book kept by Robert Emery, captain, of Salem, Massachusetts. Includes invoices, disbursements, and sales for the ship Golden Age. Provenance unknown. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation: Emery, Robert,  Account book of Robert Emery , 1805, MSS 1561. Courtesy of Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Rowley MA.
Topics: Account books., Sailors., Salem (Mass.), Bombay (India), Golden Age (Ship)
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by George (Ship); Mugford, Charles D.
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The logbook of the ship George details a voyage from Salem, Mass., to Calcutta [i.e. Kolkata], India and back to Salem (Aug. 1829 to May 1830). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owner was Joseph Peabody; master was Samuel Endicott; log keeper was Charles D. Mugford. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, provisions, shipboard occupations, sightings of animals, sightings of birds, and sightings of ships. Includes lists of crew for this voyage and for two voyages in 1830 and 1831, with...
Topics: Mugford, Charles D., Endicott, Samuel, 1795-1828., Peabody, Joseph, 1757-1844., Logbooks.,...
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The logbook abstract of the ship Houqua details two voyages, from New York to Hong Kong and Shanghai, with several trips between Hong Kong, Whampoa [i.e. Huangpu Qu], and Shanghai, and back to New York (Nov. 1847-Mar. 1849); and from New York to Canton [i.e. Guangzhou] and back (Apr. 1849-Jan. 1850). Master was Charles P. Low. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, and supplies. Log does not continue while in port. Includes more extensive entries for three...
Topics: Logbooks., Logbooks--1847-1850., Logbooks--Provisions and supplies., Logbooks--Hurricanes.,...
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The logbook of the bark Reaper details a voyage through the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, stopping in Madagascar (Aug. 1837 to May 1839). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owner was [John B. Osgood?]. Includes many diary-like entries by a master at his first command. Also contains seamen's accounts. Provenance unknown. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred citation:  Reaper (Bark) Whaling Journal , 1837-1839, Log 973. Courtesy of Phillips Library,...
Topics: Osgood, John B., 1783-1853., Logbooks., Diaries., Whaling., Shipping--Madagascar.,...
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by Olive Branch (Ship : 1803); Breed, Holton J.
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The logbook of the ship Olive Branch details a voyage from Sri Lanka to Boston (Feb. 1806 to Aug. 1806). [Owner was Jacob Little; master was Peter LeBriton, Jr.;] log keeper was Holton J. Breed. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, sightings of animals, deaths at sea, and provisions. Bound with the ship Prudent. Gift of Ge orge H. Perkins; Dec. 21, 1909. Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission to publish material from this collection,...
Topics: Little, Jacob., LeBriton, Peter, Jr., Logbooks., Logbooks--1806., Logbooks--Animals.,...
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by Andes (Brig)
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The logbook of the brig Andes details a voyage from Philadelphia to Pernambuco, Brazil (Dec. 1825). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were Joseph Howard and James Brown; master was Philemon Putnam. It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, location, and shipboard occupations. Bound with the log of the Alfred (Brig), Betsy & Eliza (Schooner), Hercules (Ship), Morning Star (Schooner), Sumatra (Ship), and Thomas Wilson (Ship). If you have questions about publishing this item,...
Topics: Putnam, Philemon., Brown, James., Howard, Joseph., Logbooks., Logbooks--1825., Logbooks--Shipboard...
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by Hall, Nathan.; Elizabeth (Ship : 1837-1864); Majestic (Ship); Natchez (Ship)
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Contains the logbooks of three whaling voyages on the ships Elizabeth, Majestic, and Natchez, in addition to extensive tables and writings which are not clearly associated with one specific voyage.  The logbook of the ship Elizabeth details a whaling voyage from Salem to Panama, Isle of Guyana, the Island of Masafrera [i.e. Alejandro Selkirk Island (Juan Fernández Islands)], Talcahuano, Islands of Diego [i.e. Diego Ramírez Islands?], and Cape Horn (Aug. 1845-May 1848). Home port was [New...
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by Caroline (Ship); Whittemore, Isaac, 1755-1847.
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The logbook of the ship Caroline details a voyage from Boston to the Sandwich Islands [i.e. Hawaii]; Cape Scott, B.C.; the Northwest Coast of North America; and Canton [i.e. Guangzhou], China (Sept. 1803 to Dec. 1805). Master was William Sturgis; log keeper was Isaac Whittemore. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, port activities, sightings of ships, and cargo. Bound with the ship Eugenia and the ship Olive Branch. Gift of Helen L. Fogg; Acc. 22,999....
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by America (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship America details a shipping voyage from Salem, Mass., to Calcutta, with stops at Ascension Island and Saint Helena, Dec. 1795-March 1796. The ship's owner was Elias Hasket Derby; the master was Jacob Crowninshield; the logbook keeper was Nathaniel Hathorne (father of writer  Nathaniel Hawthorne) . The ship's home port was Salem. The logbook includes a description of Ascension Island; mention of stowaways and an elephant, which may have been cargo on this or another ship....
Topics: Logbooks, Shipping, Ascension Island (Atlantic Ocean), India, Kolkata, Saint Helena, Ships, Cargo,...
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by Adventure (Sloop : 1773-1776)
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The logbook of the sloop (and blockade runner) Adventure details four voyages from Boston, Salem, and Beverly, Mass., to Dominica and Guadeloupe in the West Indies (May 1774 to Jan. 1776). Master and log keeper was Francis Boardman. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, illnesses, provisions, shipboard activities, smuggling, and sightings of ships and animals. It also includes an account of the Adventure's capture at sea by a British privateering vessel and Boardman's return to...
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by Excelsior (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Excelsior details a voyage from New Orleans towards Civitavecchia, Italy and Norfolk, [Va.?] (Oct. 1859). Home port was Kennebunk, Me.; owner was Daniel W. Lord; master was Eben Mitchell. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, port activities, shipboard occupations, handling cargo, shipboard illness, sightings of ships, a mutiny, and the wreck of the ship off Charleston, S.C. Purchased from Mary P. Lord, 1941; Acc. 10,871. For permission to publish...
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by Gratitude (Bark); Williams, Lewis W.
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The journal of the bark Gratitude details a voyage from Massachusetts to various ports, including Cape Verde Islands (Sept 1858 to May 1862). Mentions Fayal, Triniadad, New Zealand, St. Michaels, Cape Verde, St. Jago. Home port and owners are unknown; master is unknown and log keeper was Lewis W. Williams. Journal was purchased from a New Bedford, MA supplier, so bark may have been from there. Contains stamps of whales and drawings of islands they passed. For permission to publish material from...
Topics: Logbooks., Logbooks--Illustrations., Whaling.
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by Burchmore, George, active 19th century
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Journal kept by George Burchmore onboard the ship Belisarius, on a voyage from Salem, Massachusetts, to Sumatra, and back. Master was Samuel Skerry Jr. The journal notes direction, weather, and land sightings. The journal was transcribed by Nathaniel Bowditch and presented to the East India Marine Society September 1, 1802.  Bound with the logs of the Franklin (Ship), Adventure (Ship), Astrea (Ship), Anna (Ship), Sukey (Brig), America (Ship), Active (Ship), and Recovery (Ship). For permission...
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by Roxanna (Brig)
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The logbook of the brig Roxanna details a voyage from Brazil to Salem (Feb. 1841 to Mar. 1841). It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, and location. Bound with the brigs Criterion, Romp, and Gazelle. Provenance unknown. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. For permission to publish material from this collection, please contact research@pem.org. Roxanna (Brig) Logbook, 1841, Log 468. Courtesy of Phillips Library, Peabody...
Topics: Logbooks, Shipping--Massachusetts--Salem, Shipping--Brazil--Belém, Shipping--Brazil--São Luís...
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by Shawmut (Brig)
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The logbook of the brig Sawmut details two voyages from Boston to Rio de Janeiro (Jan. 1842 to Dec. 1842). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owner was Thomas P. Pingree; master was James S. Kimball. It is a daily describing wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, and a waterspout. Provenance unknown. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. For permission to publish material from this collection, please contact research@pem.org. Shawmut...
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by Pioneer (Brig)
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The logbook of the brig Pioneer details a voyage from Bordeaux, France to New Orleans, La.; Marseilles [i.e. Marseille], France; Matanzas, Cuba; and Salem, Mass. (Dec. 1829 to Nov. 1830). Log does not continue in port. Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were Joseph Peabody and George Peabody; master was Henry Johnson. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, damage to the brig, and sightings of ships. Bound with the brig Pactolus. Provenance unknown. The digitization of this...
Topics: Peabody, George, 1795-1869, Peabody, Joseph, 1757-1844, Johnson, Henry, Logbooks,...
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by Rolla (Brig)
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The logbook of the brig Rolla details a voyage from Salem to the east coast of Africa and St. Helena (June to Dec. 1839). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were David Pingree, John G. Waters, and George West, Jr.; master was Joseph Ingalls. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, illness, provisions, port activities, and disorderly conduct. Provenance unknown. For permission to publish material from this collection, please contact research@pem.org. The...
Topics: Pingree, David, 1795-1863, Waters, John G., 1796-1860., Ingalls, Joseph, West, George, Jr.,...
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The logbook abstract of the ship Lydia details a voyage from Salem to New Zealand and South America (Oct. 1840 to Feb. 1842). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were N.L. Rogers and Brothers; master was William H. Cross. It is a daily log describing location. Bound with the bark Eliza and the ship Roscius. Thomas Cole bequest; purchase; July 11, 1922. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. For permission to publish material from this...
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by Carolina (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Carolina details a voyage from Salem to Manila, China, and Boston (June 1842 to May 1843). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were David Pingree, Benjamin, Benjamin Jr., and Charles Fabens; master was Charles H. Fabens. It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, disorderly conduct, passenger traffic, port activities, and sightings of ships. Mrs. Francis Brown; gift; Oct. 26, 1935. The digitization of this logbook was funded by a gift from the Lucia P. Fulton...
Topics: Pingree, David, 1795-1863, Fabens, Benjamin, Fabens, Benjamin Jr., Fabens, Charles H., Logbooks,...