British Records: National Maritime Museum

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The National Maritime Museum is a repository for records relating to the naval and maritime history of Great Britain and the colonies. Its holdings include archives of governmental and other bodies, as well as a large number of private manuscript collections.

Navy Board, Lieutenants' Logs (microfilm)

The series ADM/L is  comprised of log books kept by lieutenants of naval vessels, both at sea and in port. Information includes details on weather, manning, shipboard discipline, provisioning, trade, repair and refitting, entertainment of guests, and engagements with the enemy.

Papers of Sir George Cockburn (microfilm)

Only one item has been copied from the collection COC: an account of the British expedition  against Ocracoke Island in 1812.

Papers of Admiral Sir William Cornwallis (microfilm)

Items concerning North Carolina in the collection COR relate mainly to the period of the American Revolution.

Papers of James Douglas (microfilm)

The single item relating to North Carolina in the collection DOU is an order of 1761 concerning French privateers.

Papers of Vice-Admiral Sir Robert Duff (microfilm)

Items relating to North Carolina in the collection DUF are lists of Revolutionary War prisoners belonging to several vessels trading to North Carolina.

Gosse Collection of Pirate Literature (microfilm)

North Carolina items in the collection GOS relate to piracy in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.

Papers of Admiral Thomas Graves (microfilm)

The two items relating to North Carolina in the collection GRV concern the seige of Cartagena, 1741, and instructions to warships and privateers, 1780.

Hamilton Collection (microfilm)

North Carolina items in the collection HMN relate to a Scottish firm in the North Carolina trade in the 1730s.

Papers of Edward Hawker (microfilm)

The North Carolina items in the collection HAW concern the War of 1812 and the Revolutionary War.

Papers of Sir John Henslowe (microfilm)

The North Carolina items in the collection HSL concern decorations for two vessels serving on the North Carolina station.

MacKinnon Collection of Hood Papers (microfilm)

The North Carolina items in the series HOO are from the late 1760s and early 1780s.

Papers of George Redmond Hulbert (microfilm)

The North Carolina items in the collection HUL concern the War of 1812.

Papers of Admiral Viscount Augustus Keppel (microfilm)

The North Carolina items in the collection KEP relate to HMS BALTIMORE, 1755.

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