U.S. NAVY EUROPEAN STATION, ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, 1881
Seller ID: 0009157
Condition: Very Good
On offer is a thoroughly interesting and unique ship’s journal, from the U.S. Navy Corvette, the USS Quinnebaug and handwritten by it’s Naval Constructor, a man named J.J. Woodward. The period covered is between June 24, 1881 and March 14, 1883. The journal begins with the Quinnebaug being outfitted in the New York Navy Yard. It sets sail on July 14, 1881, sailing across the Atlantic and reaching the Strait of Gibraltar on August 9, 1881, joining the U.S. Navy’s European Station. The ship makes numerous European ports of call, including locations in France, Algeria, Tunis, Tripoli, Egypt... View More...