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Title Log of the Phoenix
Reference Log 940
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Apr 1823 - Oct 1824
Author / Creator Haskell, Nehemiah
Description The logbook for the brig Phoenix details a voyage from Salem to Havana, Europe, and Sumatra. Home port was Salem; owners were W Rice and M Townsend; masters were William Rice and Alexander Hanna; log keeper was Nehemiah Haskell. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, disorderly conduct, shipboard occupations, stealing, shipwrecks, animals, and death at sea. Bound with the Leander, Paragon, 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; Cuba
Places Caribbean
Ports Salem, USA; Havana, Cuba
Ships Phoenix
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