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Diary kept by Richard Anderson, Master of the PRINCE at Trafalgar.


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Biographical details Richard Anderson was a Master in the Royal Navy. He died on 5 December 1835 aged 61. His wife Mary (nee Eggleston) died on 24 December 1833 aged 55.
Description Remarks made aboard HMS PRINCE, Captain Grindall, by Richard Anderson, Master, from March 1805 to January 1806. Some of the entries are addressed to his wife Mary, as if he is talking to her. The volume also contains two images of the PRINCE cut and pasted from newer publications, also newer manuscript additions relating to Anderson family history, copied from memorial stones.
Date made 1805-1806

Finding Reference JOD/303
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 volume
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