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Journal of the U.S.S. Congress, the Citizen, and the Canton, 1816-1820

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Journal of the U.S.S. Congress, the Citizen, and the Canton, 1816-1820: Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-6922
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in August 2004



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Congress (Frigate: 1794-1834)
Title: Journal of the U.S.S. Congress, the Citizen, and the Canton
Dates: 1816-1820
Size: 1 volume
Abstract: The journal covers the frigate Congress’ 1817-1818 voyage to South America under the command of Captain Arthur Sinclair and the vessel’s cruise from May 1819 through March 1820 to Brazil and China under the command of Captain John D. Henley. The remainder of the manuscript contains a journal of the ship Citizen's voyage from Manila to Baltimore in 1820 and an undated record of the ship Canton's voyage from Boston to Canton [Guangzhou], China and back to Boston. Additionally, there are navigation and naval construction notes, including the dimensions of the following U.S. Navy vessels--Hornet, Guerriere, Congress, Constellation, Constitution, Boxer and Saranac.
Call number: MS 24
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Accession No. 13806.

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