'Rising Sun' log book, 1863

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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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About This Item

  • Title: 'Rising Sun' log book, 1863
  • Creator: Samuel Skolfield
  • Creation Date: 1863
  • Subject Date: 1863
  • Locations:
    • Callao, Peru
    • Cork, Ireland
    • Queenstown, Ireland
  • 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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