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Chester C. Wage on "Old Ironsides" 1835-38
Diary: Chester C. Wage
Year: 1835-38
Submitted by Kenny Peterson
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 Chester Chapel Wage, February 07, 1813 in Springfield, Massachusetts, and died October 05, 1907 in Opposition, Pennsylvania (Beaver Meadows). He married Mary Ellen Lent January 05, 1840, daughter of James Lent and Chloe Park. She was born April 03, 1817 in Rome, Rome Township, Bradford county, Pennsylvania, and died September 21, 1900 in Opposition, Pennsylvania (Beaver Meadows).

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Chester C. Wage lived in Bradford County, Pa.  He was born in Springfield, Mass.  Buried at Beaver Meadows Cemetery, in Tuscarora Township, Bradford County, Pa.
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GWPeterson

Subj:  Dairy of the cruise of Chester C. Wage on the ship U.S.S. Constitution or "Old Ironsides"
Date:  12/12/2001 11:23:42 AM Eastern Standard Time
From:    khpeterson@charter.net (Kenny Peterson)
To:    JoyceTice@aol.com
CC:    khpeterson@charter.net (Kenny Peterson)

A copy of "The Cruise of Chester C. Wage" on the Ship "Constitution or "Old Ironsides"
                                                                                                                                                             Miles
Departed from Boston, March 2, 1835.  Arrived at New York, March 12, 1835                             600
Departed from New York, March 16, 1835.  Arrived at LeHavre April 10, 1835                         4,567
Departed off LeHavre, April 24, 1835.  Arrived at Cherbourg April 25, 1835                                147
Departed from Cherbough, May 3, 1835.  Arrived at LeHavre May 5, 1835                                    80
Departed from LeHavre, May 6, 1835.  Arrived at Plymouth, England May 11, 1835                   191
Departed from Plymouth, May 16, 1835.  Arrived at New York, June 23, 1835                          4,775
Departed from New York, August 19, 1835.  Arrived at Tangiers, Sept. 11, 1835                     3,454
Departed from Tangiers, Sept. 11, 1835.  Arrived at Gibraltar, September 12, 1835                     34
Departed from Gibraltar, September 13, 1835.  Arrived at Mahon, September 19, 1835            625
Departed from Mahon Cruise, October 10, 1835.  Arrived off Hahon, October 19, 1835             671
Departed from Mahon, November 1, 1835.  Arrived at Athens, Greece, November 8, 1835     1,110
    Otho, King of Greece and staff visited the ship; Also Prince Calacatroni.
Departed from Athens, November 18, 1835.  Arrived at Cira, November 18, 1835                       150
    Upwards of 200 orphan children accompanied by American and English Missionaries came
    on board
Departed from Cira, November 19, 1835.  Arrived at Vourlas Bay, November 20, 1835               212
Departed from Vourlas Bay, November 21, 1835.  Arrived at Smyrna, November 22, 1835            29
Departed from Smyrna, Jan. 5, 1836.  Arrived off Malta, Jan. 11, 1836                                            704
Departed off Malta, Jan. 12, 1836.  Arrived at Gibraltar, Jan. 28, 1836                                          1,565
Departed from Gibraltar, Feb. 2, 1836.  Arrived at Tangiers, Feb. 6, 1836                                         30
Departed off Tangiers, Feb. 6, 1836.  Arrived at Lisbon, Feb. 11, 1836                                            797
    Prince of Saxe Colgurg arrived and next day married Queen Donna Maria 2nd.
Departed from Lisbon, April 13, 1836.  Arrived at Malaya, April 18, 1836                                         593
Departed from Malaya, April 19, 1836.  Arrived at Gibraltar, April 20, 1836                                         60
Departed from Gibraltar, April 23, 1836.  Arrived at Mahon, April 29, 1836                                       540
    Thomas D. Allen murdered John Nowlan on shores of Mahon
Departed from Mahon May 23, 1836.  Arrived at Toulon, May 25, 1836                                              297
Departed from Toulon, June 1, 1836.  Arrived at Genoa, June 2, 1836                                               100
Departed from Genoa, June 7, 1836.  Arrived at Leghorn, June 9, 1836                                              75
Departed from Leghorn, June 19, 1836.  Arrived at Civita Veechia, June 22, 1836                          288
Departed from Civita Veechia, July 1, 1836.  Arrived at Naples, July 3, 1836                                    153
    Sentence on Thomas D. Allen carried into effect on the Adams.
Departed from Naples July 11, 1836.  Arrived at Palerino, July 14, 1836                                            168
Departed from Palerino July 19, 1836.  Arrived at Messina, July 22, 1836                                            89
Departed from Messina July 26, 1836.  Arrived at Corfee, July 30, 1836                                            550
    Sir Howard Douglas, Lord High Command, The President and Council of Louian
    Islands, visited the ship.
Departed from Corfee August 7, 1836.  Arrived at Milo, August 12, 1836                                            490
Departed from Milo August 13, 1836.  Arrived at Napoli I. Romania, August 15, 1836                          94
Departed from Napoli I. August 19, 1836.  Arrived at Athens, August 19, 1836                                    226
Departed from Athens August 24, 1836.  Arrived at Suda Camilla, August 26, 1836                           160
    The Frigate United States arrived and relieved the Potomac
Departed from Suda August 30, 1836.  Arrived at Sidon, September 4, 1836                                       734
Departed from Sidon September 5, 1836.  Arrived at Bieroute, September 6, 1836                               60
Departed from Bierout September 11, 1836.  Arrived at Tripoli, Syria, September 12, 1836                 76
   Graham Faspa Gov.  Coast of Syria visited the ship
Departed from Tripoli September 17, 1836.  Arrived at Jaffa, September 29, 1836                            227
Departed from Jaffa September 29, 1836.  Arrived at Alexandria, October 2, 1836                            284
   Mahanet Ali Vierroy of Egypt and Suite visited the ship.
Departed from Alexandria October 5, 1836.  Arrived off Tripoli, Africa. October 15, 1835
Departed from Tunis October 21, 1836.  Arrived at Mahon, October 26, 1836                                       601
Departed from Mahon December 16, 1836.  Arrived at Cades, December 28, 1836                         1146
   Sailed in with English Schooner Periurian, dismantled and took her in tow.
Departed Cades December 31, 1836.  Arrived at Lisbon, January 4, 1837                                             416
   The English, French, Danish, Belgian Ambassadors, Charge D'Affairs and Admirals and
   Councils visited the ship at Lisbon.
Departed from Lisbon January 26, 1837.  Arrived at Gibraltar, January 28, 1837                                    297
Departed from Gibraltar January 31, 1837.  Arrived at Mahon, February 11, 1837                                  901
Departed from Mahon April 23, 1837.  Arrived at Marseilles, April 28, 1837                                            524
   General, Captain and American Minister to France with suite and family came on
   board ship.
Departed Marseilles May 1, 1837.  Arrived at Genoa, May 6, 1837                                                            522
Departed from Genoa May 7, 1837.  Arrived at Leghorn, May 10, 1837                                                     206
Departed from Leghorn May 18, 1837.  Arrived at Civita Vecchia, May 20, 1837                                     572
Departed from Civita Vecchia May 28, 1837.  Arrived at Palermo, May 31, 1837                                     275
Departed from Palermo June 2, 1837.  Arrived at Malta, June 8, 1837                                                       331
Departed from Malta, June 8, 1837.  Arrived at Athens.  June 18, 1837                                                      657
   Their Majesties the King and Queen of Greece and Tetinue visited the ship.
Departed from Athens June 24, 1837.  Arrived at Temple of Minerva, June 24, 1837                                35
Departed Temple of Minerva June 24, 1837.  Arrived at Hydea, June 26, 1837                                        101
Departed Hydea June 26, 1837.  Arrived at Corinth Anchorage, June 27, 1837                                        137
Departed Corinth June 27, 1837.  Arrived at Doro Passage, June 29, 1837                                              104
Departed from Plain Narathon June 30, 1837.  Arrived at Dardanelles, July 4, 1837                                 610
Departed Dardanelles July 4, 1837.  Arrived at Plains of Troy, July 4, 1837                                                  30
Departed Plains of Troy July 6, 1837.  Arrived at Gallipoli Nagoa, July 12, 1837                                        771
Departed Gallipoli Nagoa July 14, 1837.  Arrived at Constantinople, July 15, 1837                                   260
   Lord Pensenby, British Minister visited the ship.
Departed Constantinople July 23, 1837.  Arrived at Tenedes, July 23, 1837                                               180
Departed from Tenedes July 24, 1837.  Arrived at Scio, July 25, 1837                                                         122
Departed from Scio July 25, 1837.  Arrived at Cira, July 27, 1837                                                                   95
Departed from Cira July 28, 1837.  Arrived at Suda, July 29, 1837                                                                139
Departed from Suda, Canda July 29, 1837.  Arrived at City of Canada, July 29, 1837                                  75
Departed City of Canada July 30, 1837.  Arrived at Jaffa, August 3, 1937                                                    596
Departed from Jaffa August 4, 1837.  Arrived at Cesarea, August 5, 1837                                                     33
Departed from Cesarea August 5, 1837.  Arrived at Mt. Carmel, August 6, 1837                                           58
   Monastery on Mt. Carmel, from here Elijah was taken up into heaven
Departed from Mt. Carmel August 6, 1837.  Arrived at Tyre, August 7, 1837                                                   30
Departed from Tyre August 8, 1837.  Arrived at Sidon, August 8, 1837                                                            27
Departed from Sidon August 8, 1837.  Arrived at Biercut, August 11, 1837                                                     37
  Here two Ancient Sarcophages or Marble Tombs were found and brought on board;
  Supposed age to be 1500 years.
Departed from Biercut August 27, 1837.  Arrived at Tripoli, Syria August 27, 1837                                        47
Departed from Tripoli, Syria August 31, 1837.  Arrived at Biercut, September 2, 1837                                162
Departed from Biercut September 3, 1837.  Arrived at Lunasol, Cyprus, September 6, 1837                     203
Departed from Lunasol, Cyprus September 7, 1837.  Arrived at Larnica, Cyprus, September 7, 1837        42
Departed from Larnica, Cyprus September 9, 1837.  Arrived at Jaffa, September 11, 1837                       371
Departed from Jaffa September 11, 1837.  Arrived at Alexandria, September 14, 1837                              310
Departed from Alexandria September 24, 1837.  Arrived at Larnuca, Cyprus September 30, 1837           536
Departed from Larnica Cyprus October 8, 1837.  Arrived off Malta, October 16, 1837                               1353
Departed from off Malta October 27, 1837.  Arrived at Mahon, October 24, 1837                                          863
Departed from Mahon February 1, 1838.  Arrived at Malta, February 3,1838                                                 860
Departed from Malta, March 8, 1838.  Arrived at Syracuse, March 13,1838                                                   312
Departed from Syracuse, March 13, 1838.  Arrived at Mahon, March 19,1838                                               780
Departed from Mahon June 15, 1838.  Arrived at Gibraltar, June 23,1838                                                      700
Departed from Maderia July 5,1838. Arrived at Hampton Road, July 31,1838                                             3871
                                                                                                                    TOTAL MILES                                 48,240
 

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