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Antelope (Brig) logbook

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1843-1844 A627
Scope and Contents: Log book kept by Captain Philip Dumaresq of Boston on the brig Antelope's maiden voyage traveling from Boston to Bombay and Macao from August 9, 1843 to February 4, 1844. The daily entries record the ship's latitude and longitude, the direction of the wind, and the ship's navigational course. Most entries include a brief note describing the weather and the sails used that day. There are no entries for the ship's time in port. No mention is made of the cargo that was carried on board either of...