Allan, whaling voyages

Scope and Content

  • MS 1034;D Diary, 10 March to 14 October 1831 [Aberdeen via Lerwick to Davis Strait and back to Hoy and Brassey in Hercules ] 110 leaves, holograph (Xerox)
  • MS 1070;MSM Track chart, 1867 [Whalers Ravenscraig and Arctic ] photograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The material relates to whaling voyages to the Davis Strait in a vessel commanded by Captain Allen the material may possibly written by medical student or ship's doctor during the voyage

Arrangement

Chronological

Note

The diary includes descriptions of marine life and Eskimos

Alternative Form Available

MS 1070;MSM Kirkcaldy Museum (1982), MS 1034;D King's College Library, University of Aberdeen (MS 675) (1982)

Additional Information

These are copies

The diary includes descriptions of marine life and Eskimos

Geographical Names