Guide to the Papers of HCS Northumberland
|Manuscript Name||Papers of HCS Northumberland|
|Manuscript Number||MSS 266|
|Last Updated||March 2007|
|Extent||5 cm (1 box)|
|Location||Academy Library, UNSW Canberra|
|Abstract||Logbook of HCS Northumberland on a return voyage to England via St Helena under Captain J. R. Franklin from Thursday 19 March 1812 to Tuesday 21 July 1812.|
Scope and Content
Logbook for part of the third voyage of HCS Northumberland on her return trip to England from Madras and Bengal under Captain J. R. Franklin from Thursday 19 March to Tuesday 21 July 1812.
HCS Northumberland was chartered by the East India Company from the managing owner William Masson, sailing from Portsmouth on 14 March 1810 and anchoring at Downs, England on 21 July 1812. She was armed and sailed in convoy under a commodore.
There is also a typescript extract from the logbook and a letter from the National Maritime Museum, London, giving particulars of her six voyages.
Papers of HCS Northumberland, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, MS 266, Box [Number], Folder [Number].
The Academy Library holds the following ships' journals and logs in Special Collections:
John L. Allen at MS 144
G. K. Dickson at MS 222
Clement Richardson at MS 264
HMS Pegasus at MS 267
H. D. Wilkin at MS 271
Softbound manuscript logbook kept on a voyage to Downs, England via St Helena, from Thursday 19 March to Tuesday 21 July 1812 in HCS Northumberland (cover lettering faded and attribution unreadable)