Foreign Navies : Logs And Journals

The earliest vplume in this class is a journal kept by de la Maisonfort, Captaine en Segond in the Fleuron in 1732, the Elizabeth, 1740 to 1741, and the Vigilant in 1745, which was captured by the SUPERB in that year. There is a journal kept by Le Chevalier des Courtils de Bissy on board the PALMIER in 1755; a journal by Duclos Legris on the MARENGO, in the East Indies, 1803 to 1806, which includes seventy-seven illustrations; and three volumes of a journal kept by Ernest de Cornulier on various French ships, 1820 to 1833. There is also a contemporary copy written in English in the ship's cashbook, of the log of the Acapulco treasure galleon, NUESTRA SENORA DE CABADONGA, 1742 to 1743, which was captured by the CENTURION in 1743.

Object Details

Type: Manuscript
Display location: Not on display
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 30 cm
Parts: Logs (Manuscript)

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