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Ocean travel--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Mrs. Thomas H. Bates Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01180
Scope and Contents Travel diary of Mrs. Thomas H. Bates of Ohio to the British Isles via the Queen Mary in an undetermined year, but post-1945. On June 8, she and her husband took the Akronite from Akron, Ohio to New York City. On June 9, they boarded the Queen Mary and traveled to England. They docked at Southampton and took the train to Hereford to a nephew's house. The couple visits her sister in Staffordshire and another sister in Wales and also visit other areas to look for her husband's family. The diary...

John Gilchrist Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01085
Scope and Contents Letters, 1778-1781, of John Gilchrist to 'Peggy' while on board the Galatea and the Loyalist while serving in the Royal Navy. Letters discuss sailing conditions, meeting a French Squadron near Rhode Island, being escorted by the Charon into the Chesapeake Bay, impressions of his ship captains, and other.

Phillip Hamman Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H17
Scope and Contents Logbooks and accounts, 1768-1787, of Captain Phillip Hamman of Ipswich, Mass., master of the schooner, Hopewell, and other vessels. Includes logbook, 20 March - 17 April 1768, of a voyage from St. Eustatius, Leeward Islands, West Indies to Ipswich; logbook Feb. 1768; ledger, 1768-1787, of labor and fish trade; logbook, 1769, with memorandum of crew and cargo; logbook, 1787, tallying cargo of corn; and accounts, 1771.

Maguire Family Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1995.49
Scope and Contents Fragment of scrapbook of trips to Europe, Bermuda made by members of the F. H. Maguire family of Richmond, Va. in 1911, 1917-1919 and 1926. Contains postcards, exhibit catalogs and tourist literature. The postcards, 1917-1919, of France were collected by [F.H. Maguire ?] who served as a captain in the U. S. Air Service. The collection includes passenger lists from the S.S. Coronia, May 23, 1911 (Liverpool to New York), R.M.S.P. Orea, June 19, 1926 (New York to Cherbourg and Southampton), and...

Nell J. Poehlmann Diaries

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Identifier: SC 00646
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1947-1948 and 1952, of Nell J. Poehlmann of Petaluma, California. The 1947 diary primarily concerns the trip of Poehlmann and her husband Max Poehlmann from San Francisco to Buenos Aires by going through the Strait of Magellan. Poehlmann then spends a month and a half in Buenos Aires before returning to San Franscisco by going through the Caribbean Sea and the Panama Canal. The 1952 diary concerns Poehlmann's trip to Mexico City, the people with which she travels, and the activities in...

USS Franconia Travel Diary (Europe)

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Identifier: SC 01328
Scope and Contents Diary, 1929, of the trip of an American college student to Hamsburg, Germany, who traveled with his parents and his brother aboard the SS Franconia. Countries visited include Denmark, Sweden, Germany, France, Scotland and England. Entries include information about his departure, his activities aboard ship, and fellow passengers. Also includes details of the locations which they visited, hotels they stayed at, as well as the restaurants, shows they saw, and operas they attended.