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Title Log of the Paragon
Reference Log 940
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Dec 1821 - Nov 1822
Author / Creator Haskell, Nehemiah
Description The logbook of the ship Paragon details a voyage from Hawaii to Whampoa, Java, and Boston. Master was Thomas Brown; log keeper was Nehemiah Haskell. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, animals, holidays, illness, native races, disorderly conduct, shipboard occupations, sightings of ships, and death at sea. Includes navigation abstract and description of Hawaii. Bound with the Leander, Phoenix, Eagle, Friendship, and Talent.
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; China
Places Huangpu; Hawaii; Java
Ports Boston, USA
Ships Paragon
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