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|Manuscript Name||Papers of H. D. (Henry Douglas) Wilkin|
|Manuscript Number||MSS 271|
|Last Updated||April 2007|
|Extent||7 cm (1 box)|
|Location||Academy Library, UNSW Canberra|
|Abstract||Journals kept by H. D. Wilkin whilst serving as a midshipman on Her Majesty's Ships, 1878-1883.|
Journals kept by H. D. Wilkin whilst serving as a midshipman on Her Majesty's Ships' Duke of Wellington, Tourmaline, Pegasus, Charybdis, Himalaya, Crocodile, Cruiser, Superb and Penelope from 28 January 1878 to 14 February 1883. They chronicle voyages undertaken by Wilkin and include pencil and ink drawings of ships, weather charts, harbour plans and maps (some fold-out) by the author.
Papers of H. D. (Henry Douglas) Wilkin, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, MS 271, Box [Number], Folder [Number].
The Academy Library holds the following ships' journals and logs in Special Collections:
John L. Allen at MS 144
G. K. Dickson at MS 222
Clement Richardson at MS 264
HCS Northumberland at MS 266
HMS Pegasus at MS 267
Great Britain. Royal Navy--Sea life--History
Duke of Wellington (Ship)