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Title Log of the Massachusetts
Reference Log 3170
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Nov 1848 - May 1849
Description The logbook of the ship Massachusetts details a voyage from New York to Rio de Janeiro, Valparaiso, Honolulu, and Oregon. Master was David Wood. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, shipboard occupations, sightings of ships, port activities, and provisions. Bound with a log of the ship Pactolus.
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, report, indigenous people, food, supplies, river
Countries USA; Brazil; Chile
Places Hawaii; Oregon; Cape Horn; Pacific Northwest; California
Ports Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; New York, USA; Honolulu, USA; Valparaiso, Chile
Ships Massachusetts
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