Porpoise (Schooner)

Porpoise (USS) requisition book, 1826.
1 folder (0.08 linear feet).
About the collection

This is a requisition book for the Carpenters, Gunners & Sailmakers Departments on US Schr. Porpoise. The volume contains records of items such as wood, tools, paint, nails, coal, and canvas, required by various departments on board Porpoise, during its Mediterranean cruise, from February to December, 1826. Requisitions were submitted by officers John A. Cook and Benjamin Cooper, among others, and signed by Matthew Calbraith Perry.

Subjects
  • United States. Navy — Supplies and stores
  • United States. Navy — Records and correspondence
  • Porpoise (Schooner)
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