- MS 227;D Log (part), 25 November 1853 [Oriental, recording the independent rediscovery of Heard Island] photographic copy
- MS 288;D Diary, 25 November 1853 [On board Oriental entry recording the independent rediscovery of Heard Island in diary of Mrs Heard] photographic copy of entry
Heard, United States Mercantile Voyage
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- ReferenceGB 15 John Heard/United States Mercantile Voyage
- Dates of Creation25 November 1853
- Name of Creator
- Physical DescriptionLog extract and diary fragment.
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Administrative / Biographical History
During this United States Mercantile voyage, 1853-1854, Captain John J Heard, on board Oriental rediscovered Heard Island, 25 November 1853 on the voyage between Boston, U.S.A. and Melbourne, Australia. Both he and his wife recorded the discovery.
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