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Diary kept by John Messum, captain's steward HMS VERSUVIUS, 1854-1855.


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Description Diary kept by John Messum, captain's steward, on board HMS VERSUVIUS, 10 Jan 1854-28 Dec 1855, during the Crimean War. With a transcript.
Date made 1854-01-10 - 1855-12-28

Finding Reference JOD/205
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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