Tue, 2nd May 2017 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hibernia')

 
  Lot 72
 

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JOURNAL (LOG) OF THE HONOURABLE COMPANY SHIP...

JOURNAL (LOG) OF THE HONOURABLE COMPANY SHIP CHARLES GRANT FROM BOMBAY TOWARDS ENGLAND, FIRST VOYAGE 1810, 7TH FEBRUARY-7TH SEPTEMBER 1810
contemporary vellum-backed blue boards (very slightly defective), original sailcloth -- 14 x 9¾in. (35.5 x 25cm.)

A curious journal of the H.C.S. Charles Grant's description of her only port between Bombay and Dover Roads, at St Helena. There is also a list of the principle officers. The Charles Grant was a 1264 ton vessel built in the Bombay Dockyard by Jamsetjee Bomanjee Wadia for William Moffatt. Thereafter she served almost exclusively between Bombay and China. In February 1834 she was sold to Hyde Lennox and disappears from Lloyds Register by 1840.

Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500


 
JOURNAL (LOG) OF THE HONOURABLE COMPANY SHIP CHARLES GRANT FROM BOMBAY TOWARDS ENGLAND, FIRST VOYAGE 1810, 7TH FEBRUARY-7TH SEPTEMBER 1810
contemporary vellum-backed blue boards (very slightly defective), original sailcloth -- 14 x 9¾in. (35.5 x 25cm.)

A curious journal of the H.C.S. Charles Grant's description of her only port between Bombay and Dover Roads, at St Helena. There is also a list of the principle officers. The Charles Grant was a 1264 ton vessel built in the Bombay Dockyard by Jamsetjee Bomanjee Wadia for William Moffatt. Thereafter she served almost exclusively between Bombay and China. In February 1834 she was sold to Hyde Lennox and disappears from Lloyds Register by 1840.