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Ship Navigation Chart - Southern & Pacific Oceans, Charles Wilson, 1 Mar 1873 Document Reg. No: ST 043335

Summary:
Untitled map of the Southern and Pacific Oceans, published by Charles Wilson (late J.W. Norie & Wilson) on 1st March 1873. The map shows the plotted courses of 17 voyages by the White Star Line ships Patriarch, Thermopylae and Ethiopian between 1880 and 1891. The chart also shows detailed soundings of several harbours and etched elevations of first land falls along the 'Roaring Forties' shipping route to Australia. The chart was owned by Charles Davy Matheson and possibly also by his father Captain Charles Matheson who commanded both the Thermopylae and Ethiopian.
Description:
Untitled map of the Southern and Pacific Oceans covering an area from Latitude 15 to 53 degrees South and Longitude 15 degrees East to 170 Degrees West. The map shows the plotted courses of 17 voyages by the Patriarch, Thermoplae and Ethiopian, between 1880 and 1891. The chart also shows detailed soundings of several harbours and etched elevations of first land falls along the 'Roaring Forties' shipping route to Australia.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Marjory Miller
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 59 cm (Width), 204 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, sailing vessels, shipping lines, clipper ships, navigation
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Migration Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: SURVEYING & NAVIGATION
Secondary Classification: Cartography
Tertiary Classification: maps & charts
Inscriptions: Printed: Published as the Act Directs, March 1st 1873, by Charles Wilson (late J.W. Norie & Wilson) at Navigation Warehouse and Naval Academy, No. 157 Leadenhall Street, London.
Publisher: Charles Wilson (late J.W. Norie & Wilson), London, England, Great Britain, 01 Mar 1873
User (Probable): Captain Charles Matheson, England, Great Britain, circa 1873-1884
User: Charles Matheson, England, Great Britain, circa 1884-1920
References: "CLIPPERS FOR THE RECORD, THE STORY OF SHIP THERMOPYLAE, S.S. ABERDEEN ANDCAPTAIN CHARLES MATHESON", MARNY MATHESON, SPECTRUM PUBLICATIONS, MELB,1984

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