Finding aid (Word)
Samuel Griffin was a junior officer in the U.S. Navy and later commanded a merchant vessel.
Scope and Content Note
This is a collection of journals and other papers of Captain Samuel P. Griffin during his career as a naval and merchant marine officer. It provides a full record of Griffin's career, which began as a junior officer in the U.S. Navy in the 1840s and concluded as the master of a merchant ship in the 1880s.
This collection should be cited as Papers of Samuel P. Griffin, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.
Subject Headings (LCSH)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval Operations.
United States--History, Naval--To 1900.
City of Peking (Ship)
Cristobal Colon (Ship)
United States. Navy--History--Sources.