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Logbook for 29 June 1866 to 23 September 1869, kept by John G. Lynch, boatswain of HMS Star, detailing the daily routine while on patrol, including mention of slaves in Zanzibar, the reception on board of the Sultan of Zanzibar and the pursuit of slave "dhows" near Aden.
Donated by John G. Lynch's granddaughter in November 1994.Access Conditions
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Lynch | John G | d 1913 | Boatswain of HMS Star
Great Britain | Royal Navy | Warrant officers
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