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Title Log of the Malta
Reference Log 3038
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Oct 1836 - Oct 1844
Author / Creator Newell, George
Description The logbook and journal of the brig Malta details 13 voyages between Para, Brazil, and Boston, and occasionally Maranham, Brazil. Home port was Boston; master and log keeper was George Newell. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, shipboard and port activities, arrival and departure of other ships while in port, sightings of ships while at sea, sightings of birds and fish, activities while docked in Para, provisions, handling cargo, and repairs to the vessel, sickness and death on board, as well as the rescue of the crew from ship [Actress?] from Newburyport captained by Pettingall.
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, animals, flora and fauna, disease, health, fish, death, supplies
Countries USA; Brazil
Places Para
Ports Boston, USA; Maranhao, Brazil
Ships Malta
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