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'Rising Sun' log book, 1863

Contributed by Pejepscot Historical Society

Log book of the ship Rising Sun written by Capt. Samuel Skolfield of Brunswick, starting in 1863.

It recounts harrowing voyage from Callao, Peru to Queenstown, Ireland with a cargo of guano.

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  • Title: 'Rising Sun' log book, 1863
  • Creator: Skolfield, Samuel
  • Creation Date: 1863
  • Subject Date: 1863
  • Town: Callao, Cork, Queenstown
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 34 cm x 22.5 cm x 1.5 cm
  • Local Code: Skolfield-Whittier House Library, desk
  • Collection: Skolfield-Whittier Collection
  • Object Type: Text

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Pejepscot Historical Society
159 Park Row, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 729-6606
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