|Title:||Commodore Philip Voorhees log book|
|Creator:||Vorhees, Philip Falkerson, 1792-1862|
|Size:||1 box (.25 linear feet)|
|Abstract:||Collection consists of the log book of Commodore Philip F. Vorhees, Commodore of the U. S. Sloop of War Plymouth, and documents the ship's travels from the China Sea to Norfolk, Virginia. Entries contain information about the routes, crew, and weather conditions. The first entry is dated August, 29 1850 and the last dated January 28, 1851.|
|Citation:||Commodore Philip Voorhees log book, Collection 157, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).|
Philip Vorhees (1792-1862) was a US Naval officer who served in the War of 1812 and commanded the East India Squadron. He was Commodore of the U. S. Sloop of War Plymouth from 1850-1851. He spent the end of his life and died in Annapolis, MD.
Accession information is unknown.
Upon arrival this log book was housed in an acid free folder. Previously assigned Ms. Coll #7.
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Vorhees, Philip Falkerson, 1792-1862
Plymouth (Sloop of war)