Author:JOHN SIMPSON, FIRST MATE

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1896 ORIGINAL, SUPERBLY DETAILED MERCHANT SHIP'S LOG OF A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA AND THEN TO HAMBURG GERMANY FOUR YEARS AFTER ITS LAUNCHING AND NINE YEARS FROM ITS DESTRUCTION

By: JOHN SIMPSON, FIRST MATE

Price: $2,855.99

Publisher: ABOARD THE USS SKIDBY, 1896

Seller ID: 0002183

Condition: Good


On offer is a super, original 1896 manuscript ship's log book covering an England to India to Germany commercial voyage aboard an one day ill fated steamship out of West Hartlepool. The ship built and owned by Ropner & Co. England would one day wreck on Sable Island Nova Scotia. [We note that the future wreck would be caused by errors in command but the high quality of dutiful fulfilment of observations in this log would lead one to think Skidby a very well run ship as commanded by Captain Strachan and the author, First Mate John Simpson, a diligent First Officer faithfully recording the typic... View more info