Author:CAPTAIN JAMES P. MARTIN

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Image for 1856 - 1858 ORIGINAL METICULOUSLY DETAILED JOURNAL AND LOG OF THE NEWLY LAUNCHED MERCHANT SHIP'S MAIDEN 3 YEAR VOYAGE CRISS CROSSING THE GLOBE FROM NEWBURYPORT TO CALCUTTA AND BEYOND

1856 - 1858 ORIGINAL METICULOUSLY DETAILED JOURNAL AND LOG OF THE NEWLY LAUNCHED MERCHANT SHIP'S MAIDEN 3 YEAR VOYAGE CRISS CROSSING THE GLOBE FROM NEWBURYPORT TO CALCUTTA AND BEYOND

By: CAPTAIN JAMES P. MARTIN

Price: $3,655.99

Publisher: ASEA ABOARD BARQUE OAK HILL, 1856

Seller ID: 0002572

Condition: Good


On offer is a super, original manuscript ship's log kept from 1856 - 1858 handwritten in a lovely, cultured hand by Captain James P. Martin while aboard and in command of the Barque 'Oak Hill' out of Boston. The very large folio book is completely filled with details of the ship and given this appears to be the ship's maiden voyage the captain has provided some 'genealogy': it begins with the ship being built in Scarborough, Maine in 1856. "Her frame is of oak, mostly cut on the spot from which she was named. Crew 14, no passengers." "First part have light breezes and pleasant weat... View more info