Log (1861-1862) of the HMS Mars

1861-1862
Manuscript Collection #1376
Creator(s)
Hammond, R. H.
Physical description
0.10 Cubic Feet, 1 flat box, consisting of a logbook
Preferred Citation
Log (1861-1862) of the HMS Mars (#1376), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
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This log kept my Midshipman R. H. Hammond chronicles the HMS Mars on its journeys in the Mediterranean from March 1861 through December 1862. The Mars was launched in 1848 and is the sixth ship in the British Royal Navy using this name. Besides documenting travels to Tripoli in Libya, Larnaca in Cyprus, Latakia in Syria, and Sidon and Beyrout (Beirut) in Lebanon, the log also contains manuscript charts and ink sketches of ports.


Administrative information
Custodial History

May 14, 2020, (unprocessed), 0.10 cubic feet; This log kept my Midshipman R. H. Hammond chronicles the HMS Mars on its journeys in the Mediterranean from March 1861 through December 1862. The Mars was launched in 1848 and is the sixth ship in the British Royal Navy using this name. Besides documenting travels to Tripoli in Libya, Larnaca in Cyprus, Latakia in Syria, and Sidon and Beyrout (Beirut) in Lebanon, the log also contains manuscript charts and ink sketches of ports. Purchased with state funds from Ten Pound Island Book Company.

Source of acquisition

Purchased from Ten Pound Island Book Company

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