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Bowater Sanderson: Naval Journal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9516
Scope and Contents

The journal (c. 305 pages) begins in September 1747, describing the voyage out to India, and concludes with the return of Royal Duke to England on 5 June 1750. The volume includes navigational exercises, transcribed sailing directions and pencil landfalls, and a sketch of the British settlement at Oriocopong.

Dates: 1747-1750
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  • Names: Sanderson, Bowater, d 1755 (naval officer) X