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Title Log of the Bengal
Reference Log 953
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Dec 1827 - Nov 1828
Author / Creator Kinsman, Nathaniel
Description The logbook of the ship Bengal details a voyage from Sumatra to Gibraltar and Marseilles. Home port was Salem; owner was Pickering Dodge; master and log keeper was Nathaniel Kinsman. It is an incomplete daily log describing wind, weather, location, detention of the vessel, quarantine, shipboard medicine, disorderly conduct, punishment, shipboard occupation, port activities, and sightings of ships.
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, supplies, disease, medicine
Countries USA; Indonesia; France
Places Sumatra; Gibraltar
Ports Marseilles, France; 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