HMS Providence, sloop (1791-1797)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
A journal of the situation of HMS Providence at noon during her late voyage on discoveries, 1795-10-11 - 1797-05-16
As shown by the log, by Mr Earnshaw's three timekeepers, by Mr Arnold's two timekeepers, and also by lunar observations. The journal includes a summary of the latitudes and longitudes of 'most of the remarkable places seen in the voyage' [RGO 14/68: 145v].
Astronomical observations made at different places on shore, 1794-10-04 - 1797-04-08
Includes observations made at: Drake’s Island, Plymouth Sound; the island of Enchados in the harbour of Rio de Janeiro; Port Stephens, New South Wales; Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, New South Wales; Karakakoa Bay on the island of O’Whyee; the Spanish settlement of Monterrey on the coast of California; Volcano Bay, island of Insu; and near Rocky Head, Typa.
- Brazil 1
- Drake's Island 1
- Hawaii 1
- Hawaiian Islands 1
- Isle of Wight 1
- Macau 1
- Rio de Janeiro 1
- Tasmania 1
- Tenerife 1 ∧ less