Category Archives: British Navy and Shipping

Danton, John

Royal Navy Office warrant, 1661. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About John Danton John Danton served as Boatswain aboard HMS Satisfaction under the command of Captain Peter Butler. Satisfaction was a 26-gun ship that was purchased by the British Navy … Continue reading

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Bartlett, William

William Bartlett papers, 1902–1916. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About the collection Receipts, orders, accounts of wages book and correspondence to William H. Bartlett, captain of the SS Tresco (1902-1906), SS Tropic (1907) and the SS Tropea (1915-1916). Papers include … Continue reading

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Berlinger, William, Jr.

William Berlinger, Jr. collection of World War II photographs and publications, 1941–1945. 2 boxes (1.67 linear feet). About William Berlinger, Jr. William Berlinger was born in 1916 in Philadelphia. During World War II, he served as a courier in Canada, … Continue reading

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Scarlett, Charles Lewis

Charles Lewis Scarlett photograph album, 1903–1938. 1 box (0.21 linear feet). About Charles Lewis Scarlett As a teen Charles Lewis von Scharlach (d. 1943) ran away to sea to avoid being trained as a doctor. He joined an Erikson sailing … Continue reading

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Bainbridge, William

William Bainbridge papers, 1803–1829. 2 folders (0.08 linear feet). About William Bainbridge William Bainbridge was a U.S. Naval officer. He was commissioned as Lieutenant in 1798, as Master Commandant in 1799, and as Captain in 1800. He served as commander … Continue reading

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Narbeth, Octavius

Octavius Narbeth writ of summons, 1908. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Octavius Narbeth Octavius Narberth served as Lloyds Register of Shipping in the control buildings of West Hartlepool, England. About the collection Collection consists of a writ issued by … Continue reading

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Harrison, G.B.

G.B. Harrison logbooks, 1896–1900. 2 volumes (0.25 linear feet). About the collection This is a collection of two volumes kept by Midshipman G.B. Harrison while he served aboard HMS Talbot and HMS Jupiter. Volume 1 is a logbook kept Harrison … Continue reading

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O’Brien, John

John O’Brien papers, 1870–1886. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection This is a small collection of papers of John O’Brien. Materials include letters received, certificates of discharge issued at British Mercantile Marine offices, and bill of sale for … Continue reading

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London (Ship)

London (Ship) logbook, 1793–1794. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Logbook of the British ship London, captained by James Ludovic Grant, on a voyage from London to Bombay and back. The unidentified log keeper records preparations for the … Continue reading

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