Guide to Ships' log books

MS 2569

National Library of Australia

Collection Summary

Title
Guide to Ships' log books
Date Range
1861-1900
Collection Number
MS 2569
Extent
0.9 metres (folio)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Scope and Contents

Log books for 27 voyages from England and Scotland to Australia, New Zealand, India, South Africa and Hong Kong, 1861-1875. There are also 54 'Agreements and accounts of crews', 1862-1900 for separate voyages to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Thailand and elsewhere.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is available for reference.

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Ships' log books, National Library of Australia, MS 2569, [series number, item number]'.

Provenance

The log books in this collection were originally held in the records of the Registrar-General of Shipping in the Public Record Office in London. In about 1970 it was decided to retain only a sample of the holdings of log books. The collection was split between various institutions, with the largest collection going to the University of Newfoundland. A sample of log books of Australian interest was selected for the National Library by Alan Villiers in 1971.

Item Descriptions

Series 1. Official log books Show allonly 1

Item 1. Albert William (Liverpool - Adelaide), 1867-1868 Show allonly 1

Item 2. Asterope (London - New Zealand), 1866-1867 Show allonly 1

Item 3. Black Eagle (Glasgow - Auckland), 1861-1863 Show allonly 1

Item 4. Capiolani (London - Brisbane), 1874-1875 Show allonly 1

Item 5. Commodore Perry (Liverpool - Melbourne), 1861-1863 Show allonly 1

Item 6. Comus(Newcastle, U.K. - Sydney), 1865-1866 Show allonly 1

Item 7. Dilbhur (London - Bombay), 1865-1866 Show allonly 1

Item 8. Hope (Liverpool - Melbourne), 1863-1864 Show allonly 1

Item 9. Ida Zeigler (London - Auckland), 1862-1863 Show allonly 1

Item 10. Indian Empire (Glasgow - Lyttelton, N.Z.), 1865-1866 Show allonly 1

Item 11. Indus (London - Hobart), 1865-1866 Show allonly 1

Item 12. Murray (London - Adelaide), 1865-1869 Show allonly 1

Item 13. Nelson (Glasgow - New Zealand), 1863-1864 Show allonly 1

Item 14. Polmaise (London - Sydney), 1862-1863 Show allonly 1

Item 15. Royal Charlie (London - Auckland), 1862-1863 Show allonly 1

Item 16. Royal Oak (Liverpool - Australia), 1865-1866 Show allonly 1

Item 17. Siam (London - Auckland), 1865-1866 Show allonly 1

Item 18. Sir William Eyre (Glasgow - Cape Town), 1862-1864 Show allonly 1

Item 19. Tamana (Glasgow - New Zealand), 1867 Show allonly 1

Item 20. Tientsin (London - Port Jackson (Sydney)), 1866 Show allonly 1

Item 21. Toowoomba (London - Brisbane), 1872-1874 Show allonly 1

Item 22. True Briton (London - Port Phillip), 1866 Show allonly 1

Item 23. Victoria (London - New Zealand), 1861-1863 Show allonly 1

Item 24. Violet (London - Hong Kong), 1861-1863 Show allonly 1

Item 25. Walmer Castle (London - Melbourne), 1869-1870 Show allonly 1

Item 26. Yorkshire (London - Melbourne), 1866-1867 Show allonly 1

Item 27. Ziba (London - Sydney), 1867-1868 Show allonly 1

Series 2. Agrements and accounts of crews Show allonly 1

Item 28. Alcestis (London - Port Natal), 1889-1890 Show allonly 1

Item 29. Altcar (London - Sydney), 1882 Show allonly 1

Item 30. Alumbagh(London - Auckland), 1875-1876 Show allonly 1

Item 31. Apelles (London - Canterbury), 1874-1876 Show allonly 1

Item 32. Arethusa (London - Cape Town), 1880-1881 Show allonly 1

Item 33. Berean (London - Launceston), 1889-1890 Show allonly 1

Item 34. Braemar (Glasgow - Brisbane), 1888-1890 Show allonly 1

Item 35. Bridgetown (London - Chefoo), 1874-1877 Show allonly 1

Item 36. Bridgetown (Swatow - Bangkok), 1876 Show allonly 1

Item 37. Bridgetown (Hong Kong - Liverpool), 1877 Show allonly 1

Item 38. City of Adelaide (London - Adelaide), 1873-1874 Show allonly 1

Item 39. Clodian (London - Queenstown), 1875-1876 Show allonly 1

Item 40. Cochin (London - Adelaide), 1888-1890 Show allonly 1

Item 41. Collingrove (London - Adelaide), 1889-1890 Show allonly 1

Item 42. Colombo (Antwerp - Normanton), 1889-1890 Show allonly 1

Item 43. Derwent (London - Sydney), 1899-1900 Show allonly 1

Item 44. Duke of Athole (London - Wellington), 1878-1880 Show allonly 1

Item 45. Dunkeld (London - Sydney), 1876 Show allonly 1

Item 46. Firth of Stronsa (Glasgow - London), 1889-1890 Show allonly 1

Item 47. Flower of Yarrow (London - Fremantle), 1873 Show allonly 1

Item 48. Gateside (London - Adelaide), 1880-1881 Show allonly 1

Item 49. Glendower (London - Adelaide), 1882-1883 Show allonly 1

Item 50. Grecian (Liverpool - Sydney), 1888-1890 Show allonly 1

Item 51. Harriet McGregor (London - Hobart), 1889-1890 Show allonly 1

Item 52. Hawarden Castle (London - Port Phillip), 1877-1879 Show allonly 1

Item 54. Jane Porter (London - Adelaide), 1882-1883 Show allonly 1

Item 55. Lady Jocelyn (London - Canterbury), 1879-1880 Show allonly 1

Item 56. Loch Fyne (Glasgow - Sydney), 1879-1880 Show allonly 1

Item 57. Loch Ken (London - Wellington), 1879 Show allonly 1

Item 58. Mary Blundell (Liverpool - Adelaide), 1877-1879 Show allonly 1

Item 59. North America (London - Melbourne), 1883-1884 Show allonly 1

Item 60. Pak Wan (London - Adelaide), 1875-1876 Show allonly 1

Item 61. Pekina(London - Adelaide), 1879-1880 Show allonly 1

Item 62. Rangitiki (London - Canterbury), 1875-1876 Show allonly 1

Item 63. Red Riding Hood (London - Brisbane), 1876-1877 Show allonly 1

Item 64. Rialto (London - Sydney), 1883-1884 Show allonly 1

Item 65. Rimutako (London - Canterbury), 1889-1890 Show allonly 1

Item 66. River Nith (London - Melbourne), 1882-1884 Show allonly 1

Item 67. Rosedale (Hull - Sydney), 1881-1882 Show allonly 1

Item 68. Sarah Grice (London - Melbourne), 1879-1880 Show allonly 1

Item 69. Soukar (London - Canterbury), 1879-1880 Show allonly 1

Item 70. Thomas (New York - Sydney), 1883-1884 Show allonly 1

Item 71. Thomas Stephens (London - Melbourne), 1881 Show allonly 1

Item 72. Trevelyan (London - Adelaide), 1875-1876 Show allonly 1

Item 73. Valetta (Sonom - Brisbane), 1865-1866 Show allonly 1

Item 74. Vanguard (London - Brisbane), 1884-1885 Show allonly 1

Item 75. Vanguard (Hamburg - River Tyne), 1888-1890 Show allonly 1

Item 76. Wandering Chief (London - Cardiff), 1879-1880 Show allonly 1

Item 77. William D. Seed (Newport - Newcastle, N.S.W.), 1882-1883 Show allonly 1

Item 78. Windward (London - Hobart), 1882-1883 Show allonly 1

Series 3. Accounts of crews of foreign going ships Show allonly 1

Item 79. China (Southampton - Gibraltar), 1867 Show allonly 1

Item 80. Lanarkshire (London - Melbourne), 1865-1866 Show allonly 1

Item 81. Stornoway (London - Sydney), 1862-1863 Show allonly 1