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HMS Thetis, frigate (1782-1814)

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Latitudes and longitudes of places visited in the voyages of the Thetis, 1794-1797, and the Pallas, 1805, under Captain Lord Cochrane, 1794-02-14 - 1805-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 177r-215r
Scope and Contents A set of calculations of the latitudes and longitudes of places visited on voyages of the two ships, compiled by the astronomer William Garrard. The entries for the voyages form a continuous run; the Pallas voyage entries begin on folio 198r but are differentiated from those of the Thetis only by date. An index of the places mentioned is provided [RGO 14/67: 214v-215r]. These include (in order): North Bergen, the Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, Bermuda, Pennsylvania,...
Dates: 1794-02-14 - 1805-12-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Thetis under Captain Sir John Phillimore, 1823-09-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 129
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1823-09-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Observations on voyages of discovery, 1763 - 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67
Scope and Contents

Astronomical observations and calculations made during voyages of discovery, including the voyages of the Glatton, 1763-1764; the Providence, 1794-1797; the Thetis, 1794-1797; the Pallas, 1805; and on Captain Cook’s third voyage.

Dates: 1763 - 1805
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Unrelated pages of entries from a voyage [of the Thetis?], 1795 - 1797

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 13r-14r
Scope and Contents

Three inserted pages of entries which may relate to a voyage of the HMS Thetis in 1795-1797. These concern the latitude and longitude of Memory Rock (Maninilla Reef), St. David’s Head, Bermuda, George Town, North Rock, South West Breaker, Little Bird Rock, Nantucket Shoal, Block Island, Newport, Martha’s Vineyard, and Montuck Point [RGO 14/64: 13r-14r]. For further calculations relating to the Thetis voyage, see also [RGO 14/67: 177r-215r].

Dates: 1795 - 1797
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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Bermuda 2
North America 2
Astronomy 1
Atlantic Ocean 1
Bahamas 1

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