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Title Log of the Bengal
Reference Log 962
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Mar 1832 - Feb 1835
Author / Creator Russell, George G
Description The logbook for the ship Bengal details a voyage from Salem to the Pacific Ocean (Mar 1832 to Feb 1835). Home port was Salem; owners were Pickering Dodge et al.; master and log keeper was George G Russell. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, desertion, earthquake, provisions, sightings of whales and ships, and disorderly conduct.
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, whaling, desertion
Countries USA
Places Pacific Ocean
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