Diary kept by Andrew Crawford as a passenger on board the PATRIARCH and CUZCO, 1885.

Notebook containing a diary kept by Andrew Crawford entitled 'A Trip to the Antipodes', covering the period 7 March to 10 August 1885. Crawford and his wife Jessie travelled from London to Sydney on the Aberdeen White Star Line iron sailing ship PATRIARCH (1869). Their return passage from Melbourne to London via the Suez Canal was on the Orient Line iron screw steamship CUZCO (1871). The diary provides a detailed account of events at sea, lists of saloon class passengers, and descriptions of places visited in Australia, including Sydney, Melbourne and Ballarat. It closes with a comparison between passenger facilities on sail and steam ships.

Object Details

ID: JOD/267
Type: Manuscript
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Crawford, Andrew
Date made: 1885
People: Wheeler, M. J.
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 1 volume
Parts: Journals and Diaries (Manuscript)

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