|Title||The Log Book. Apr. 1908. Vol. 1, No. 1, U.S.S. Portsmouth, Naval Reserve, Hoboken, N.J.|
|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  has a table of the battalion strength as of March 31, 1908.
Printed in Hoboken by Spanburgh & Burke, Printers as seen in page  masthead. The logo mark for 'Typographical Union Label Hoboken N.J.' is seen.
|Year Range from||1908|
|Year Range to||1908|
Portsmouth (II), U.S.N.
Civil War Soldiers Monument
Active Boat Club
New Jersey Naval Reserve
|Caption||front cover (back cover blank)|