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Gt. Brit. Navy mss., 1812

Summary Information

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143

Great Britain. Royal Navy.

Gt. Brit. Navy mss., 1812

Collection No.
LMC 1428

25 items

Materials are in English

Consists of the logs for twelve ships of the British Navy destined for Newfoundland.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of the logs for twelve ships of the British Navy destined for Newfoundland. Hazard (Sloop), four parts -- Alert (Sloop) -- Electra (Sloop), two parts -- Hyperion (Frigate), two parts -- Jason (Frigate), two parts -- Pomone (Frigate), three parts -- Avenger (Sloop), two parts -- Muros (Sloop) -- Adonis (Ship), three parts -- Holly (Ship) -- Antelope (Brig), two parts -- Comet (Sloop), two parts.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 1951
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], Gt. Brit. Navy mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Series: Box 1 Collection of ship logs

Hazard (Ship), 1812, March 9-October 21 

Signed Jo[h]n Cockerley, commander

1812, March 9-July 29 

54 pages

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1812, July 31-August 26 

14 pages

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1812, August 29-September 23 

13 pages

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1812, September 25-October 21 

14 pages

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Alert (Sloop), 1812, March 22-July 29 

Signed T[homas] L[amb] P[olden] Laugharne, commander

77 pages

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Electra (Ship), 1812, April 20-October 6 

Signed W[illia]m Gregory, commander

1812, April 20-September 3 

69 pages

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1812, September 7-October 6 

15 pages

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Hyperion (Frigate), 1812, April 25-October 12 

Signed W[illia]m Pryce Cumby, captain

1812, April 25-September 4 

120 pages

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1812, September 9-October 12 

34 pages

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Jason (Ship), 1812, May 18-September 27 

Signed J[ames] W[illiam] King, captain

1812, May 18-August 4 

40 pages

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1812, August 6-September 27 

53 pages

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Pomone (Frigate), 1812, May 19-October 8 

1812, May 19-August 4 

Signed F[rancis] W[illiam] Fane, captain

74 pages

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1812, August 6-September 24 

Signed F[rancis] W[illiam] Fane, captain

50 pages

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1812, September 26-October 8 

Signed [illegible], 2nd lieutenant

13 pages

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Avenger (Sloop), 1812, May 19-October 11 

Signed Urry Johnson, commander

1812, May 19-July 30 

37 pages

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1812, August 3-October 11 

36 pages

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Box 2 Muros (Ship), 1812, June 7-July 22 

Signed [illegible], captain

23 pages

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Adonis (Schooner), 1812, June 8-October 10 

Signed D[avid] Buchan, lietenant commander

1812, June 8-September 8 

32 pages

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1812, September 9-21 

6 pages

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1812, September 23-October 10 

6 pages

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Holly (Schooner), 1812, July 11-October 11 

Signed S[amuel] S[harpe] Treacher, lieutenant commander

42 pages

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Antelope (Ship), 1812, July 21-September 27 

Signed James Carpenter, captain

1812, July 21-August 15 

26 pages

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1812, August 29-September 27 

30 pages

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Comet (Ship), 1812, July 31-October 2 

Signed G[eorge] W[illiam] Blamey, captain

1812, July 31-September 13 

32 pages

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1812, September 17-October 2 

16 pages

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