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Record No: mha00000523
Fonds Title:HMS Calypso fonds
Series Title: Construction Journals
Dates: 1881-1884, 1952
Location: R71/13 MHA
Extent: 3 v. textual records
Scope and Content: Series consists primarily of three journals relating to the construction of the vessel, HMS Calypso. Journal 1 provides details of the vessel's construction kept by J.H. Lovell, carpenter at Chatham Dockyard, 1881. Journal 2 is a book of weights for the vessel, 1883-1884. Journal 3 contains detailed sketches of the machinery aboard the vessel, 1883. Each journal contains detailed hand drawn and painted illustrations. Other files include two pieces of correspondence, one of which is a letter from David Murray to the editor of Shipbuilding and Shipping Record regarding the construction and history of the vessel, 2 Aug. 1952.
Acquisition Source: Jean Murray
Custodial History: This material belonged to David Murray, partner in A.H. Murray & Co. and remained in his possession until they were turned over to his daughter Jean Murray.


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