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Title Log of the Bengal
Reference Log 217
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Aug 1827 - Dec 1827
Author / Creator Kinsman, Nathaniel
Description The logbook of the ship Bengal details a voyage from Salem to India, the East Indies, and Sumatra. Home port was Salem.; owner was Pickering Dodge; master and keeper was Nathaniel Kinsman. It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, location, provisions and supplies, and sightings of ships and animals.
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; India; Indonesia
Places Sumatra
Ports Salem, USA
Ships Bengal
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