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A. M. Handley journal

Date: Jan. 19 1859 - Jun. 29 1859 | Identifier: 1064.1.b
Journal of a voyage from Gravesend, England, to Calcutta, India, aboard the sailing ship Bucton Castle, compiled by A. M. Handley, a British Army officer. Entries provide a detailed description of shipboard life, including personalities on board, daily activities, an explanation of the ship's time-keeping, and a meeting with the whaling ship Isabella. more...