Logbook of H.M.S Desperate

Logbook of H.M.S Desperate
The logbook of the British warship H.M.S. Desperate, kept by Lt. Marshall Little, contains wind and weather information, as well as descriptions of daily life aboard the ship. The ship, headquartered in Bermuda during the Civil War, traveled to Halifax and Pictou, Nova Scotia; Newfoundland; Jamaica; and Honduras. The first page of the book is decorated with watercolor flags and emblems. Logbook also includes a watercolor map of Nova Scotia, watercolor maps of voyages, and pencil drawings.
Original Format
administrative records
21cm x 32cm
Local Identifier
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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