|Object Name||Log, Ship's|
|Title||Log of the J.B. Walker|
|Scope & Content||
Ship's Log of the J.B. Walker. Brown leather spine with brown marbled front and back cover. Label on front reads: "LOG BOOK".
First several pages are blank, but the former captain of the J.B. Walker, Capt. E.V. Cornell left personal notes at the beginning as an explanation of the scope of this log book. He notes that the log book captures the J.B. Walker's last voyage from New York to Japan and back.
He also notes that in later years, from 1910 to 1917, the vessel carried coal between Norfolk, Virginia and Newport News, Virginia to Providence, RI and Boston, MA.
Subsequent pages include a daily log of weather, latitude and longitude coordinates, sailing conditions, and other noteworthy events aboard the J.B. Walker.
|Dates of Creation||1902|
|Category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Extent of Description||One log book, h .5" x w 10.5" x 13. 25"|
Captain E. V. Cornell