Aldrich Papers at the National Maritime Museum

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A list of personal papers of Admiral Pelham Aldrich in the possession of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.



Loose papers from his journal in HMS MARLBOROUGH and from HMS SCOUT, 1860-7, a few maps, watercolour sketches, and commission of Robert Dawes Aldrich 8 April 1846.


Loose papers of the Arctic Expedition 1875-6 when lieutenant in HMS ALERT under Sir George Nares, signed as commander of HM Sledge CHALLENGER.


Notebook made while surveying Japanese waters 1877-80 as commander of the SYLVIA, surveying vessel.


Journal of the SYLVIA May-Oct 1880, also description of the course of HMS SYLVIA off southwest coast of Africa Apr 1885.


Journal of the FAWN Pelham Aldrich commander Feb 1881-Mar 1883 employed on surveying service in the Red Sea.


Rough work book of the SYLVIA kept when captain Jul-Oct 1884.

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