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H.M.S. Aeolus and H.M.S. Norwich logbooks

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Title
H.M.S. Aeolus and H.M.S. Norwich logbooks
Names
Cockburn, W. (William), 1773-1858 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1759 - 1762
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 580
Topics
Elliott, John
Aeolus (Ship)
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Norwich (Ship)
Channel Islands
Nova Scotia
West Indies
Genres
Logs
Maps
ships' logs
Physical Description
Extent: .21 linear feet (1 volume)
Description
William Cockburn is believed to be the author of this logbook, kept on board the H.M.S. Aeolus under Commander John Elliott from January 1, 1759-April 30, 1760 and on board the H.M.S. Norwich from May 1, 1760 through September 22, 1762. The Aeolus sailed from Deptford, England to the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, and the Bay of Biscay. The Norwich sailed from the English Channel to New York, the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia, Antigua, Martinique, and back to England. The volume includes ten hand drawn, colored maps.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
Photo Order: 62343
MSS Unit ID: 580
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19326537
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e106fdd0-d763-0138-adc5-07f27de8ff1b
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1759: Created (Approximate)
  • 1773: Creator Born
  • 1858: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "H.M.S. Aeolus and H.M.S. Norwich logbooks" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1759 - 1762. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/63b2a350-d8da-0138-99e7-737ea8477d1c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "H.M.S. Aeolus and H.M.S. Norwich logbooks" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 27, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/63b2a350-d8da-0138-99e7-737ea8477d1c

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1759 - 1762). H.M.S. Aeolus and H.M.S. Norwich logbooks Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/63b2a350-d8da-0138-99e7-737ea8477d1c

Wikipedia Citation

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H.M.S. Aeolus and H.M.S. Norwich logbooks