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Title Log of the Euterpe of Southampton, Volume 1, 1884-1887
Author Hoyle, Captain George Edward
Date 9 Apr 1884 - 31 Jan 1887
Document Type Shipping Papers
Publisher Information D. M‘Gregor & Company, Nautical, Optical & Stationery Warehouses (Glasgow and Liverpool)
Reference A0245.1.01
Library / Archive Maritime Museum of San Diego
Collection Name Euterpe/Star of India Log Book
Description Euterpe logbook detailing the conditions on various voyages from Great Britain to New Zealand. Includes information about bad weather, damage sustained at sea and course charts.
Series Description Series I - Log Books.
Biographical Note / History The Euterpe was built in the town of Ramsey on the Isle of Man (located in the Irish Sea off the northwest coast of Britain) in 1863. The Euterpe is a full-rigged, iron-hulled windjammer vessel, which served Great Britain well, making numerous trips to India hauling jute and New Zealand transporting passengers. During these first three decades of service the Euterpe made 21 round-the-world trips. In 1897 she was sold to the Pacific Colonial Ship Company of San Francisco, California and the Euterpe made voyages from the Pacific Northwest to Australia and Hawaii transporting lumber, sugar, copper ore and coal.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) New Zealand
Ports London, England; Otago, Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Napier, Auckland, Lyttelton, New Zealand; Glasgow, Scotland
Ships Euterpe; Canadian
People Hoyle, Captain George Edward
Keywords course charts, map, Pacific Colonial Ship Company, shipping, bad weather, sailor
Language English
Document(s) linked to Log of the Euterpe, Volume 1 (cont.), 1884-1885
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