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Title Log of the Surprise
Reference Log 1994
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date 1850-1860
Author / Creator Ranlett, Charles A
Description The logbook abstracts of the clipper ship Surprise detail multiple voyages from New York to San Francisco, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, and Penang. Home port was [New York]; masters were Charles A Ranlett and Philip Dumaresq; log keeper was Charles A Ranlett. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, and location. Bound with the clipper Golden State.
Document Type Logbook, Manuscript
Theme(s) Trade and Commerce; Transport and Communication
Keywords ship, voyage, sea, seafaring, crew, sailor, captain, officer, vessel, weather, latitude, longitude, navigation
Countries USA; China; UK; Malaysia
Places London; Penang
Ports San Francisco, USA; Hong Kong, China; Shanghai, China
Ships Surprise
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