Guide to the Papers of Clement Richardson
|Manuscript Name||Papers of Clement Richardson|
|Manuscript Number||MSS 264|
|Last Updated||April 2007|
|Extent||0.5 cm (1 box)|
|Location||Academy Library, UNSW Canberra|
|Abstract||Journal kept by Clement Richardson while serving on HMS Andromeda, 1799-1800, together with a printed copy of press-gang instructions, 1782, signed by Lord Sandwich and others.|
Scope and Content
Journal kept by Clement Richardson while serving on HMS Andromeda, 9 July 1799 to 12 May 1800, under Commander Henry Inman (60 pp). The journal provides a record of several voyages and convoy actions during the Anglo-French War in Norwegian and Danish waters, including the capture, boarding and checking of vessels under suspicion.
There is also a printed copy of 'Instructions for Lieutenant Clement Richardson of His Majesty's Ship Conquestador appointed to procure men for the service of His Majesty's Fleet', by the commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of Great Britain and Ireland, &c., signed by Lord Sandwich and others, 1 January 1782 (22 pp).
Papers of Clement Richardson, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, MS 264, 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
HCS Northumberland at MS 266
HMS Pegasus at MS 267
H. D. Wilkin at MS 271
England -- History, Naval -- 18th century
England -- History, Naval -- 19th century