Logbook of HMS Star kept by John G. Lynch

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Logbook for 29 June 1866 to 23 September 1869, kept by John G. Lynch, boatswain of HMS Star, detailing the daily routine while on patrol, including mention of slaves in Zanzibar, the reception on board of the Sultan of Zanzibar and the pursuit of slave 'dhows' near Aden.

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Note

Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

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