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Guide to the HMS Melville Order Book, signed by William D. Puget, commander, 1837-1838 MS 228
No further information on the author, William David Puget, RN, is available.
Regulations, orders and schedules relating to the equipment and operation of the HMS Melville, including lists of equipment, supplies and duties of the officers and men.
The Order Book offers a detailed picture of the procedures and daily routine of ship’s company in a British Man of War of the period 1837-1838.
This material is open for research.
Conditions Governing Access
Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.
Restrictions on Use
Permission to publish material from HMS Melville Order Book must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.
HMS Melville Order Book, 1837-1838, MS 228, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
Presented in Memory of Herman Brown, November 1962.