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Scope and Contents This composite collection contains records such as ship logs, personal journals composed by captains and other crew members, and other miscellaneous documents including an Italian signal book, “protests” or documents that indicate that ship’s crew did not misperform duties when cargo was damaged, and correspondence. The collection spans from the late 18th century to the early 20th century, covering the transition from sail power to steam. Ships’ logs begin in 1797 and span the 19th century...
Found in: Watkinson Library Manuscripts
- Names: United States. Department of the Navy X