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Title Log of the Sumatra
Reference Log 286
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date May 1830 - Oct 1831
Author / Creator Mugford, George
Description The logbook of the ship Sumatra details a voyage from Salem, to Canton [i.e. Guangzhou] China [and Java, Indonesia?] (May 1830 to July 1831) and abstracts a voyage [from Java?] to Salem (July 1831 to Oct 1831). Home port was Salem; owner was Joseph Peabody; log keeper was George Mugford. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location. and shipboard occupations. Includes illustrations of ships.
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; Indonesia
Places Java
Ports Guangzhou, China; Salem, USA
Ships Sumatra
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