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The Diary of George Collins onboard HMS FORTE with poems.


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Gallery locationNot on display

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Description Diary kept by George Collins, HMS FORTE, 19 August 1868 to 29 October 1870, located at the back of the diary with code dated 30 March 1870. The front of the diary has a dedication to Ellen Collins' brother who died 10 May 1874 and poems with such titles as 'Life boat', 'A deed of Horror' and the 'French man in a fix'; the index to the poems is located towards the back. Has loose pages and newspaper clippings in the back.
Date made 1868-08-19 - 1870-10-29

Finding Reference JOD/296
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent volume
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