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Title Log of the Samuel Russell
Reference Log 3182
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Sep 1847 - Apr 1848
Author / Creator Blake, Joshua
Description The logbook abstract of the ship Samuel Russell details a voyage from New York to Anger [i.e. Indonesia], Hong Kong, and back to New York. Master was Nathaniel B Palmer; log keeper was Joshua Blake. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, and location. During the voyage, the ship passed the Cape of Good Hope. Bound with the ships Vancouver, John Q Adams, Oriental, and the sloop Preble.
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
Countries USA; China; Indonesia; South Africa
Places Cape of Good Hope
Ports New York, USA; Anyer, Indonesia; Hong Kong, China
Ships Samuel Russell
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