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Book of shipping routes of the 18th century

Unknown18th century

Museu Marítim de Barcelona

Museu Marítim de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Courses from an unknown port to Veracruz, from Veracruz to Cadiz, from Coruña to Puerto Rico, Monte Cristo and Havana, from Araya to La Guaira, from Havana to La Guaira, from La Guaira to Ocoa, from Ocoa to various points, from Trujillo to Havana, from Havana to Campeche, from Campeche to Havana, and from Havana to Veracruz.
The courses were written by the seamen, and were the result of their direct experience and navigational observations. They include useful data for navigating the various day’s runs on their usual routes.

Details

  • Title: Book of shipping routes of the 18th century
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 18th century
  • Physical Dimensions: 31 x 22 cm (closed); 31 x 44 cm (open)
  • Type: Manuscript
  • Medium: Ink on paper, illustrated

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