Von Lowenstern, Hermann Ludwig ___ 1777-1836 ___ German ___ sailor

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY
There is not much information about von Lowenstern on the internet, apart from that connected with the translation of his diaries by Victoria Moessner of the University of Alaska. He spent most of his life in the Russian navy, much of it sailing to many parts of the world. He retired to live in Estonia.
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DIARY DATES, CONTENT DESCRIPTORS
1793-1815 ___ maritime people political society travel Italy France China Japan

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The First Russian Voyage Around the World: The Journal of Hermann Ludwig Von Lowenstern, 1803-1806
 

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