Diary of Stoker Donald McDonald, HMS IPHIGENIA, 1897-1899.

Exercise book containing a handwritten diary by Stoker Donald McDonald on the second class cruiser HMS IPHIGENIA (1891), kept between 19 January 1897 and 2 August 1899. It covers the commissioning of this vessel at Portsmouth and service on the China station at the time of the American-Spanish War in 1898. The front pages have details of places visited, distances travelled and coal consumption during the commission.

Object Details

ID: JOD/263
Type: Manuscript
Display location: Not on display
Date made: 1897-1899; 1897-99
People: McDonald, Donald
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 1 volume
Parts: Journals and Diaries (Manuscript)

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