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Title Log of the Bark Lydia
Reference Log 1734
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date 10 Mar 1801 - 06 Mar 1802
Author / Creator Haswell, William
Description Log of a voyage from Boston to Batavia; Manila; Mew Bay, Java; the Mariana Islands; Sambongue, Angola; and Guam. Master was Moses Barnard; log keeper was William Haswell. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, a waterspout, provisions and supplies, passengers, sightings of ships, handling cargo, port activities, and descriptions of animals, surroundings, and people at each port. Includes abstracts and illustrations of profile views and maps.
Document Type Logbook, Manuscript
Theme(s) Trade and Commerce; Transport and Communication
Keywords ship, voyage, sea, seafaring, crew, sailor, sailor's life, captain, officer, vessel, weather, latitude, longitude, navigation, cargo, freight, goods, culture, customs, indigenous people, flora and fauna, animals, supplies
Countries USA; Indonesia; Fiji; Philippines
Ports Boston, USA; Jakarta, Indonesia; Manila, Philippines
Ships Lydia
Additional Information Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Peabody Essex Museum catalogue.
Copyright Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum