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Title The Log Book. Apr. 1908. Vol. 1, No. 1, U.S.S. Portsmouth, Naval Reserve, Hoboken, N.J.
Object Name Periodical
Catalog Number 2008.012.0108
Collection Hoboken Transportation Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Periodical: The Log Book. April 1908. Vol. 1, No. 1, U.S.S. Portsmouth, Naval Reserve, New Jersey. "Published Monthly on board the U.S.S. Portsmouth, Hoboken, N.J." 7-1/2" x 10" high. pp. 8 [1-8] plus cover (note: issue 2, May 1908 is paginated 9-20; see archives 2008.012.0109.) Tiffs media archive.

The Portsmouth (it was actually the Portsmouth II) was based in Hoboken from 1895-1911. Used for New Jersey Naval Reserve or Militia training; First Battalion was based onboard this vessel. See search terms for a history of the vessel. The two cannons at the Civil War Soldiers Monument in Stevens Park are from this ship.

Pages [1-6] have articles about other ships and naval activities, orders, etc.

Pages [7-8] have "Ship News" which was a report of activities on the Portsmouth in Hoboken such as an invitation from the Active Boat Club of Hoboken to their second [annual] Minstrel Show and Dance to be held at the Grand View Auditorium on April 28. Page [8] has a table of the battalion strength as of March 31, 1908.

Printed in Hoboken by Spanburgh & Burke, Printers as seen in page [6] masthead. The logo mark for 'Typographical Union Label Hoboken N.J.' is seen.
Date 1908-1908
Year Range from 1908
Year Range to 1908
Search Terms U.S.S. Portsmouth
Portsmouth (II), U.S.N.
Civil War Soldiers Monument
Active Boat Club
New Jersey Naval Reserve
Caption front cover (back cover blank)
Imagefile 065\20080120108.JPG
Classification Ships