1901 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LOG BOOK HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG CADET IN TRAINING ABOARD AMERICA'S NOTED TRAINING SHIP THE USS ENTERPRISE AND WHO WILL GO ON TO SERVE HIS COUNTRY AT SEA IN WORLD WAR I

By: CADET LOUIS G. RUGGLES

Price: $3,255.99

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


On offer is a super, original, manuscript relic of US Naval history being a log book of one young, 17 year old cadet's nautical training and experience on the "United States Training Ship 'Enterprise' Cadets Log Book Louis G. Ruggles" as stated in his hand. [Casual research finds That Cadet Ruggles was born Jan. 21, 1884, died Jun. 24, 1972 and served his country as an Ensign US navy during WWI.] The 60 page 8 3/8" x 13 5/8" logbook of the Barque-Rigged Screw Sloop's voyage is dated June 1, 1901 to October 21, 1901. During that time they visited ports in Scotland, Copenhagen Denmark, Saint Petersburg, Kiel Germany, Antwerp Belgium, Gravesend England, Gibraltar, Funchal Madeira and back to Boston Massachusetts. The book details the usual required data of most ships at sea; courses, winds, weather and different chores on board ship including sails, decks, rigging and many other everyday chores of a 19th century sail ship and of course typical ship board occurrences are noted: "Carpenter Martin struck by a capstan bar causing a severe laceration of the scalp."

Title: 1901 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LOG BOOK HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG CADET IN TRAINING ABOARD AMERICA'S NOTED TRAINING SHIP THE USS ENTERPRISE AND WHO WILL GO ON TO SERVE HIS COUNTRY AT SEA IN WORLD WAR I

Author Name: CADET LOUIS G. RUGGLES

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Diary, 20th Century Manuscript,

Publisher: ABOARD THE USTS ENTERPRISE, 1901

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 0002356

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