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Title Log of the China
Reference Log 147
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Jan 1819 - May 1820
Description The logbook of the ship China details two voyages from Java to Salem; and Salem to Gibraltar, Leghorn [i.e. Livorno], Calcutta, and return. Home port was Salem; owners were Joseph and Joseph A Peabody; master was Hiram Putnam. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, and shipboard occupations.
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; Spain; UK; Indonesia; Italy
Places Gibraltar; Java
Ports Salem, USA; Kolkata, India; Livorno, Italy
Ships China
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