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Diary of Stoker Donald McDonald, HMS IPHIGENIA, 1897-1899.


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Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleMcDonald, Donald

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Description Exercise book containing a handwritten diary by Stoker Donald McDonald on the second class cruiser HMS IPHIGENIA (1891), kept between 19 January 1897 and 2 August 1899. It covers the commissioning of this vessel at Portsmouth and service on the China station at the time of the American-Spanish War in 1898. The front pages have details of places visited, distances travelled and coal consumption during the commission.
Date made 1897-1899

Finding Reference JOD/263
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 volume
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