Log 108, Cossack (Brig), 1815

Log 108, Cossack (Brig), 1815

The logbook of the brig Cossack details a voyage from Salem, Mass., to Savannah, Ga.; Copenhagen, Denmark; Elsineur [i.e. Helsingør], Denmark; Cronstadt [i.e. Kronshtadt], Russia; Saint Petersburg, Russia; and back to Salem (Apr.1815 to Nov. 1815). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were Joseph Peabody and Gideon Tucker; master was Thomas Cheever; log keeper was Benjamin Dimond. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, provisions, shipboard occupations, and port activities. Includes poetry and profile views of coastlines.

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