Journal kept by Acting Mate Francis S Thompson HMS LONDON and HMS GLADIATOR, 1854-1855.

Journal of HMS LONDON and HMS GLADIATOR, by Francis S Thompson, Acting Mate then Mate, January 1 1854 to October 22 1855. The GLADIATOR, an early paddle steamer, was one of the vessels at Sebastopol, and Thompson's journal gives a detailed description of the defences, as well as some illustrative coastal views. Also provides an overview of the fittings of both vessels.

Object Details

ID: JOD/226
Type: Manuscript
Display location: Not on display
Date made: 1854-01-01 - 1855-10-22
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 1 item
Parts: Journals and Diaries (Manuscript)

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