|Repository:||G.W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Title:||Chester Smith Papers|
|Dates:||1918 Dec-1919 Feb|
|Extent:||ca. 131 pieces|
|Abstract:||Personal journal and seamanship information kept by Chester Smith (QM-3) aboard the S.S. CHEROKEE. The journal entries describe duties aboard ship and the seamanship notes reflect what was being taught to merchant seamen during the early 1900’s. Includes some sketches.|
Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.
Restrictions on Use
Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):
Merchant marine–United States
Merchant marine–Vocational guidance
Coll. 314, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|Journal and notes; 1918 Dec-1919 Feb|
|1||1||Journal; 1918-1919 (30 pieces)|
|2||Notes related to piloting; 1919 Jan (38 pieces)|
|3||Notes related to international rules of the road; 1919 Jan (6 pieces)|
|4||Notes related to signals; 1919 Jan (5 pieces)|
|5||Notes related to ship construction; 1919 Jan (13 pieces)|
|6||Notes related to the care and preservation of ships; 1919 Jan (5 pieces)|
|7||Notes related to ground tackle, steering gear, and deck fittings; 1919 Jan (11 pieces)|
|8||Notes related to boats, gear, and life saving equipment; 1919 Feb (9 pieces)|
|9||Notes related to bridge and navigating appliances; 1919 Feb (14 pieces)|