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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
Places Bermuda; Caribbean
Ports Liverpool, UK; San Francisco, USA; Boston, USA; Acapulco, Mexico; Kingston, Jamaica
Ships Pacific, Brother Jonathan, Brutus
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