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Title Log of the Parachute
Reference Log 1202
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Feb 1831 - Dec 1831
Author / Creator Kinsman, Nathaniel
Description The logbook of the ship Parachute details a voyage from New York to Calcutta, St Helena, and back to New York (Feb 1831 to Dec 1831). Home port was Boston; owners were Michael H Simpson and Nathaniel Kinsman; master and log keeper was Nathaniel Kinsman. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, pilots, provisions, and damage to ship. Log does not continue in port.
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; UK
Places St Helena
Ports New York, USA; Kolkata, India
Ships Parachute
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