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Logbook of HMS Star kept by John G. Lynch

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MSS.Brit.Emp.s.536

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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.

Dates

  • 29 June 1866 - 23 September 1869

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Brit.Emp.s.536].
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Shelfmark:

MSS.Brit.Emp.s.536

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.
Title
Logbook of HMS Star kept by John G. Lynch
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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