Ernest Becker's Journal

Scope and Content

Ernest Becker's Journal of a voyage from Liverpool to Maranham (Brazil) on board the good ship 'Lady Vale' 732 tons register. First day 15 Oct. He was seen off from princes Pier, Liverpool by his father and his sisters, Lydia, Mary and Esther. He keeps up the Journal till 22 Oct 1856, 8th day out. Ended well out in the Atlantic.