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Title Log of the George
Reference Log 1559
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Jun 1835 - Mar 1836
Description The logbook of the ship George details a voyage from Salem to Calcutta and back (June 1835-March 1836). Master was Benjamin Balch; log keeper was [Thomas A Robbins?]. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, and sightings of ships and porpoises. Log does not continue while in port. Contains accounts dated 1844-1845.
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
Countries USA; India
Ports Salem, USA; Kolkata, India
Ships George
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