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Ditty box owned by William L. Baker on voyage of CHARLES W. MORGAN, 1878

ditty box

SAILORS GEAR
Before 1878
4.88 x 11.88 x 5.88

Ditty box; wood, with sliding lid, panel on lid carved "W. L. B." Handwritten in pencil on underside of lid "Wm L. Baker/ B" and "Wm L. Baker 1878/ ..." Handwritten on paper inside box "This Box maid it's first voyage on The Charles W. Morgan in 1878. its voyage on sch Rosario 1898 in the Arctic. When all ships was lost. is a Box that Capt. William L. Baker used in most of the voyages. Also His Bible." Contains 1977.325.2-22.


1977.325.1