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Title Log of the Ringleader
Reference Log 1200
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Oct 1855 - Oct 1856
Author / Creator Sargent, Edward P
Description The logbook of the clipper ship Ringleader details a voyage from Boston to San Francisco, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Foochow, and London. Home port was Boston; owners were Howes & Crowell; master was Richard Matthews; log keeper was Edward P Sargent. It is a daily journal describing shipboard life and crew activities, masts and rigging, and port activities.
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; China; UK
Places London
Ports San Francisco, USA; Shanghai, China; Hong Kong, China; Fuzhou, China
Ships Ringleader
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