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Log book of schooner 'Malcolm'

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS82
  • Collection
  • 1882

Log book of schooner 'Malcolm', master Walter Langworthy. An official printed form Board of Trade log book, but it contains no entries except a list of crew and a report of the death of the First Mate, James Roper, from a fall at Port Jackson.

Walter Langworthy

Waterhouse Trading

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS86
  • Collection
  • 1847-1850

Business letter book dated 16 August 1847 to 9 September 1850 of John Thomas Waterhouse, general trader and shipowner of Hobart. The letters are addressed to traders, agents in mainland ports and relate to cargoes of all kinds, including provisions, spirits etc.
In Wood's Royal Kalendar of 1849 - J. T. Waterhouse, shipping agent is listed as owning 6 ships (John Bull, Scout, Timbo, Triton, Waterlily and Maguasha)

John Thomas Waterhouse

Log of the brig "Jupiter"

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS44
  • Collection
  • 1816-1817

Log kept by Captain Joshua Fergusson of the brig "Jupiter" on his voyage from Calcutta to van Dieman's Land 14 September 1816 to 9 December 1816 and from Van Diemen's Land to Port Jackson and return January to March 1817.
The volume is a standard ship's log, recording course, winds, latitude and other nautical observations. On the first page is 'A list of the Brig Jupiter's crew' including 'Joshua Fergusson, Captain, English' and'George Fergusson, 1st officer, English' and twenty Indian seamen. On the last page is a note (written twice) 'Joshua Fergusson, Tinder Box Bay 2 December 1862'

Joshua Fergusson

Pearce Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS81
  • Collection
  • 1860-1868

Collection of material relating to Pearce's time at Somerset House School, diary of his time as an apprentice and ships log of the "Wild Wave" from when he was captain. Also photograph of the Wild Wave

William Alfred Pearce

Shipping Insurance

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS83
  • Collection
  • 1857-1860

Insurance averages dated 1857 to 1860
Notes on averages for insurance of ships and cargoes, made by Thomas May Evans, including accounts of voyages, valuation, losses etc. of ships:
• Brig Mary Clarke (A. Avery, master) on voyage from Newcastle, N.S.W. to Melbourne,
• 'Caroline'(John Robertson, master), voyage from V.D.L. to southern Wale fisheries.
• Ann Gales, with sugar from Mauritius to Hobart Town Schooner
• Tamar (Tregurtha, master), V.D.L. to Victoria
• Schooner 'Louisa' - salvage loss (Walter M. Robertson, master)
• Dark (Henry Sansom, master), Hobart to Port Philip Australasia with wool, Hobart to London (Connol, master)
• Dark (Jasper, master) Hobart to Port Philip
• Brigantine Macquarie (A. Graves, master), Hobart to Port Albert
• Circassian (Napper, master) - salvage loss.
• Scotia, London to Port Philip