Journal kept by Chief Engineer William Anderson on HMS BULLDOG, 1854-1856.

Small leather bound notebook containing a journal kept by Chief Engineer William Anderson on the wooden paddle sloop HMS BULLDOG (1845) from 15 February 1854 to 26 December 1856. At the start of this period the BULLDOG was in the Baltic fleet commanded by Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Napier. There are brief references to his wife Hannah Anderson (nee Sanders) and two young daughters. The volume also has notes on coal consumption, HMS ODIN (1846), HMS JANUS (1856), Major General Havelock and the Cawnpore Massacre, also various drawings and poems.

Object Details

ID: JOD/279
Type: Manuscript
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Anderson, Chief Engineer William
Date made: 1854-01-01 - 1856-12-31; 1854-1856 1854-02-15 - 1860-12-26 1854-1860
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 1 volume
Parts: Journals and Diaries (Manuscript)

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