A journal by Robt. Ward of the H.M. Ship Monmouth Capt. James Alms Esq. Commander, 1783 Feb-1784 Apr. (Archival material, 1783) [WorldCat.org]
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A journal by Robt. Ward of the H.M. Ship Monmouth Capt. James Alms Esq. Commander, 1783 Feb-1784 Apr.

Author: Robert Ward
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript   Book : English
Summary:
Manuscript ship's log containing daily entries of latitude, longitude, weather and winds, and "remarks" for the Monmouth's tour of duty in the Indian Ocean from 1783 to 1784. Included are details on an engagement with the French fleet on June 21, 1783; news of the Treaty of Paris peace three months later; and comments on shipboard life, such as outbreaks of fever, disciplary actions, provisions, ship sightings,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Logbooks
Ships' logs
History
Naval history
Named Person: James Alms
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ward
OCLC Number: 702176509
Notes: Countersigned on last page: "Ex. 1 May 1792. JW."
Binding: contemporary half-parchment; marbled boards.
Description: 1 volume (106 pages) ; 24 x 19 cm

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Manuscript ship's log containing daily entries of latitude, longitude, weather and winds, and "remarks" for the Monmouth's tour of duty in the Indian Ocean from 1783 to 1784. Included are details on an engagement with the French fleet on June 21, 1783; news of the Treaty of Paris peace three months later; and comments on shipboard life, such as outbreaks of fever, disciplary actions, provisions, ship sightings, routine repairs, and contacts with other vessels.

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