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Hercules (Ship) log book

Hercules (Ship) log book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hercules (Ship) log book
Creator: Russell, Hugh
Inclusive Dates: 1784
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 volume(s)
Collection Number: ms1041
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a logbook of the ship Hercules during a voyage from Plymouth, Massachusetts to Savannah, Georgia from January 11-March 31, 1784. Probably recorded by Captain Hugh Russell, the log's daily entries note the time of day, the course, the direction of the wind, latitude and longitude, and remarks on weather and various sea life encountered.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hercules (Ship) log book, ms 1041. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Hercules (Ship)
Sailing ships.
Ships' logs.
United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- History -- 1783-1815.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Log book, 1784