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Typed diary by Sargeant David Bowdler on HMS GOSHAWK.


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Biographical details HMS Goshawk was a composite screw gunboat launched in 1872.
Description Diary titled 'Diary of a Sargeant of the Marines, 1884-86' by Sargeant David Bowdler on HMS GOSHAWK sailing around the South Atlantic Ocean, the diary ends with a poem titled 'good manners.'
Date made 1884-1886

Finding Reference JOD/299
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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