Diary of Thomas Quirk

DX/372/3

About this object

Liverpool pilot Thomas Quirk used this diary to record the activities aboard a serving pilot boat during the month of March 1865. On Tuesday March 14, he records: "Wind east hazy weather, nothing in sight at 6:30 PM, boarded the schooner Hope wind ENE light". On Wednesday March 15, he records: "Wind SSW light breeze, No.4 second on turn at 12am, got three men from No.9".

Thomas Quirk was born in 1827 and was a serving Liverpool pilot from 1850 to 1871. By 1865 he was probably a pilot boat Master. He died in 1893.
  • Date
    1865
  • Location
    Merseyside Maritime Museum, Ground Floor, Quayside Gallery
  • Items in this collection
    1
  • Object type
    Document
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