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Title Log of the Tartar
Reference Log 932
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Logbooks
Date Aug 1815 - May 1816
Author / Creator Bryant, David M
Description The logbook of the ship Tartar details a voyage from Boston to Canton, China (Aug 1815 to May 1816). Home port was Boston; owners were John Bryant, William Sturgis, and Ebenezer Preble; master was David D Hill; log keeper was David M Bryant. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, and sightings of ships, and it includes watercolor illustrations of ships and 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
Ports Guangzhou, China
Ships Tartar
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