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Archival Resources Details Captains' logs, including: EXPLORATIONS: RESOLUTION (2) W. Anderson (1776 June 7-1777 Sept 2). EXPLORATIONS: RESOLUTION (1) W. Paul (1776 July 13-1778 Aug 8)

Title
Captains' logs, including: EXPLORATIONS: RESOLUTION (2) W. Anderson (1776 June 7-1777 Sept 2). EXPLORATIONS: RESOLUTION (1) W. Paul (1776 July 13-1778 Aug 8)
Repository
The National Archives, UK
Reference
ADM 51/4560
Date Range
1776 - 1778
Description

These logs were maintained by the captain of each ship in commission, and kept in manuscript form on a continuous daily basis. They cover details of the employment and position of the ship and ship's company, details of weather encountered, and provide a full picture of the daily routine of a naval vessel under sail. Some occasionally provide a list of the crew.

Also includes a small number of lieutenants' logs.

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