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|Title||Andrew Smith Halide Diary, Jan-May 1852|
|Reference||MS Vault 27|
|Library||California Historical Society|
|Date||Jan - May 1852|
|Author / Creator||Halide, Andrew Smith|
|Description||Diary of Halide's voyage with his father from Liverpool to San Francisco via New York and Panama aboard the ships Pacific, Brother Jonathan, and Brutus. Discusses everyday life aboard as well as engineering aspects of the ships, including propulsion equipment and functional problems during a storm. Also describes distances travelled, flora and fauna encountered, and ports of call, including Acapulco, Bermuda, Cuba, and Kingston, Jamaica.|
|Document Type||Journal, Manuscript|
|Theme(s)||Trade and Commerce; Travel and Tourism; The Natural World; Transport and Communication|
|Keywords||voyage, engineer, ship, seafaring, storm, navigation, vessel, geography, climate, nature, shipping, equipment, shipbuilding, weather, culture|
|Countries||UK; USA; Panama; Cuba; Jamaica|
|Ports||Liverpool, UK; San Francisco, USA; Boston, USA; Acapulco, Mexico; Kingston, Jamaica|
|Ships||Pacific, Brother Jonathan, Brutus|
Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the California Historical Society's North Baker Research Library catalogue.
|Copyright||California Historical Society|