WILL DO MY BEST TO DESCRIBE ALL OF THE CONTENTS. THIS BELONGED TO PAUL R. HE SERVED IN THE U. APPARENTLY HE WORKED HIS WAY UP FROM MIDSHIPMAN TO COMMANDER AND RECEIVED THE NAVY CROSS DURING WWI. FOR STARTERS IT'S A LEATHER FOLIO THAT MEASURES 15" TALL x 12" WIDE.
THE INTERNALS ARE WATERED SILK. FOLOWING ARE 10 DOUBLE PAGE COLORED MAPS ON WHICH ARE DRAWN THE ROUTES OF HIS VARIOUS MILITARY SHIPS, PLUS TYPED PIECES OF PAPER GLUED ON GIVING THE NAMES OF THE SHIPS, DATES, PORTS OF CALL, ETC. THESE GO AS FAR BACK AS 1905 FOR THE USS HARTFORD & USS ATLANTA, USS FLORIDA (MONITOR)..THE NEXT MAP OF THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION ON THE USS WENONAH, USS SACRAMENTO, AND USS AYLWIN... STOPS IN 1918 INCLUDE GIBRALTER, TUNISIA, ITALY, ENGLAND, IRELAND. 1928 ON THE SS MINNEKAHDA AND SS WESTFHALIS US. FRANCE, ENGLAND, AUSTRIA, GERMANY, ETC. FOLLOWED BY 2 MAPS OF THE U.
S SHOWING RAILWAY TRAVEL AND MOTOR (AUTO) TRAVEL. FOLLOWING THIS ARE A SHEAF OF 13 HAND-TYPED SHEETS... THE FRONT SHEET SAYS'DISTANCES TRAVELED AT SEA BY PAUL E.
IT STARTS IN 1905 AND GOES THROUGH 1937. OVERALL CONDITION - VERY GOOD EXCEPT FOR A LARGE CLOSED TEAR TO THE RAILROAD TRAVEL MAP WHICH CAN BE TAPE-REPAIRED FROM THE BACK. EVERYTHING ELSE IN GREAT SHAPE FOR THEIR AGE.
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The item "RARE LG LEATHER SHIP'S LOG BOOK, US NAVY SAILOR PAUL E. SPEICHER JOURNAL 1905-40" is in sale since Saturday, April 28, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Maritime\Other Maritime Antiques". The seller is "doriana123" and is located in Bloomingdale, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.