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Journal kept by Acting Mate Francis S Thompson HMS LONDON and HMS GLADIATOR, 1854-1855.


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Description Journal of HMS LONDON and HMS GLADIATOR, by Francis S Thompson, Acting Mate then Mate, January 1 1854 to October 22 1855. The GLADIATOR, an early paddle steamer, was one of the vessels at Sebastopol, and Thompson's journal gives a detailed description of the defences, as well as some illustrative coastal views. Also provides an overview of the fittings of both vessels.
Date made 1854-01-01 - 1855-10-22

Finding Reference JOD/226
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 item
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