Series GR-1998 - Great Britain Admiralty log books

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Great Britain Admiralty log books

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  • textual record
  • microform

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  • 1788-1795 (Creation)
    Great Britain. Admiralty

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Microfilm (pos.), 35 mm, 5 reels [B00249 - B00253]

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The Board of Admiralty was responsible for the civil administration of the Royal Navy. In 1964, a unified Ministry of Defence replaced the Board of Admiralty.

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Logs, 1791-1795, H.M. Sloop Discovery, Captain George Vancouver, to northwest coast of North America; includes master's logs of H.M. Ships Chatham, Daphne (1790), Dorset (1789-1790) and Drake (1788-1789). (Great Britain, P.R.O., Adm. 51/4533, 51/4534, 52/2262, 55/25, 55/26, 55/28, 55/32, 55/33).

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Purchased from Public Record Office, London, England, 1977.


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Accession number(s): GR-1998

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  • Box: B00249
  • Box: B00250
  • Box: B00251
  • Box: B00252
  • Box: B00253