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Title Handwritten Leather Bound Diary of an Anonymous Passenger On Board Ship Superb, Melbourne to London
Date 26 Nov 1880 - 10 Mar 1881
Document Type Personal Account
Reference SAS/35C/1/9
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Description The diary describes the journey of the anonymous writer, giving particular attention to the weather and measurements of longitude and latitude. Includes handwritten transcripts of some passages and details of the ship. The writer was probably a gentleman of some means and well educated.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions
Country (from) Australia
Country (to) Great Britain
Ports Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; London, England
Nationality British
Ships Superb
Keywords journey conditions, weather, religion, latitude, longitude
Language English
Copyright National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library