Ross, early voyages

Scope and Content

  • MS 537;SL Journal and logbook, 5 April 1812 to 26 October 1813 [On board Briseis, 5 April 1812 to 5 November 1812, log book on board Briseis, 19 November 1812 to 26 October 1812] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 751;SL Log book, 3 August 1814 to 9 April 1815 [On board Actaeon as a Midshipman] 1 volume, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

Ross's undertook voyages on board the Briseis and Actaeon, both these vessels were commanded by his uncle the Arctic explorer Sir John Ross.



Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for Sir John Ross which it is hoped will be made available on the Hub in due course.