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A guide to the George G. Champlin (bark) logbook, 1844-1848
HDC0063 (SAFR 14271)  
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  • Title: George G. Champlin (bark) logbook
    Date: 1844-1848
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0063 (SAFR 14271)
    Physical Description: 1 item
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The George G. Champlin (bark) logbook (SAFR 14271, HDC 63) is comprised of a photocopy of a logbook kept by Philip G. Bailey and later by Richard Mitchell Sherman. The logbook dates are 1844 to 1848. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restriction.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

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    Processing Note

    Note on Description: The descriptions in this collection guide were compiled using the best available sources of information. Such sources include the creator's annotations or descriptions, collection accession files, primary and secondary source material and subject matter experts. While every effort was made to provide accurate information, in the event that you find any errors in this guide please contact the reference staff in order for us to evaulate and make corrections to this guide. P lease cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0063 (SAFR 14271), George G. Champlin (bark) logbook, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    This collection was transferred from Golden Gate National Recreation Area to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    This finding aid does not have an agency history, biography, or historical note.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The George G. Champlin (bark) logbook (SAFR 14271, HDC 63) is comprised of a photocopy of a logbook kept by Philip G. Bailey and later by Richard Mitchell Sherman. The logbook dates are 1844 to 1848. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restriction.
    This record documents the whaling trip from Newport, Rhode Island on November 3, 1844 to the Pacific Northwest coast. The first twenty-two pages were kept by Philip G. Bailey. The remainder of the log was kept by Richard Mitchell Sherman. The voyages of the GEORGE G CHAMPLIN, the QUIXOTE, and the EUPHEMIA comprise the volume. The last twelve pages cover the period when Sherman was employed as a clerk by William Heath Davis. The writing is very lively and with interesting entries regarding day-to-day life at sea. The logbook ends in May 1848. The Master was Captain William C. Swain.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection consists of a single item.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Whaling
    Logbooks
    Pacific Ocean