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Title Log of the Nile
Reference Log 209
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Jun 1825 - Aug 1826
Author / Creator Newell, George
Description The supercargo journal of the brig Nile details a voyage from Canton to Hawaii, the coast of New Albion [i.e. California coast], Mexico, and, El Salvador, and Peru. Continues in Guayaquil. Home port was Boston; owners were Cabot, Perkins, et al.; master was Robert B Forbes; log keeper was George Newell. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, and shipboard and port activities. Bound with the Judith Farmer, Rimac, Mentor, Pleiades, and Pearl.
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; Peru; Mexico; El Salvador; Ecuador
Places California; Hawaii
Ports Guayaquil, Ecuador; Boston, USA
Ships Nile
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