The Iris was originally the Continental frigate Hancock before it was captured and renamed by the British in 1777. Log consists of two sections in a slipcase, "Harbour transactions on board His Majesty's Ship Iris, James Hawker, esq., Commander. Edwd. Gould; Aug.[u]st 18th, 1779"; and: "A journal of a voyage from Plymouth to New York."
Type of Material:
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations.
Harbour transactions on board His Majesty's ship Iris.
Journal of a voyage from Plymouth to New York.
Navigation -- History.