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Clifford, William John Cavendish, fl. 1830-1834.

Log of H.M. Ship Undaunted

1830 November 3-1834 February 10


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 097, Item 076


Creator: Clifford, William John Cavendish, fl. 1830-1834.


Title: Log of H.M. Ship Undaunted


Inclusive Dates: 1830 November 3-1834 February 10


Extent: 1 v. (ca. 210 p.) ; 34 cm.


Abstract: Official log book kept by William John Cavendish Clifford of the British Royal Navy aboard the HMS Undaunted describing the ship's travels through ports in St. Helena and Sierra Leone from November 3, 1830, to February 10, 1834.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 097, Item 076, William John Cavendish Clifford, Log of H.M. Ship Undaunted , Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Item 076: Shelved in SPEC MSS 097

Location

Special Collections, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Purchase, 1958.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Norieta Hagerty, March 2007.

Materials Available in Alternative Format

A digitized copy of the journal is available at the University of Delaware Digital Institutional Repository.


The collection is open for research.

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Historical Note

William John Cavendish Clifford was a crewman aboard the HMS Undaunted during its military tour from Portsmouth, Great Britain, to ports such as St. Helena and Sierra Leone, from November 3, 1830, to February 10, 1834. The captain of the vessel was Edward Harvey, Esquire.

Sources:

Information derived from the collection.


Scope and Content Note

William John Cavendish Clifford was a crewman aboard the HMS Undaunted during its military tour from Portsmouth, Great Britain, to ports such as St. Helena and Sierra Leone, from November 3, 1830, to February 10, 1834. The captain of the vessel was Edward Harvey, Esquire. The logbook covers weather and navigational information as well as information about crew duties and punishments for infractions of the rules (such as drunkenness).

The journal is one leather bound volume, circa 120 pages with entries in ink. A half of a ship was drawn on the first page of the logbook, rendered in ink and pencil.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Clifford, William John Cavendish, fl. 1830-1834--Diaries.
Corporate Names
Great Britain. Royal Navy--19th century--Sources.
Great Britain. Royal Navy--Officers--19th century--Diaries.
Undaunted (Ship)
Topical Terms
Logbooks--19th century.
Form/Genre Terms
Ships' logs.
Occupation
Officers (military officers)

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 097 Diaries, Journals, and Ships' Logs collection.


Detailed Contents List

Log of H.M. Ship Undaunted , 1830 November 3-1834 February 10   [Item 076]

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