Logbook of HMS Star kept by John G. Lynch
Logbook for 29 June 1866 to 23 September 1869, kept by John G. Lynch, boatswain of HMS Star, detailing the daily routine while on patrol, including mention of slaves in Zanzibar, the reception on board of the Sultan of Zanzibar and the pursuit of slave "dhows" near Aden.
- 29 June 1866 - 23 September 1869
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Brit.Emp.s.536].
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Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 3015
Biographical / Historical
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by John G. Lynch's granddaughter in November 1994.
- Logbook of HMS Star kept by John G. Lynch
- Marion Lowman
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