Ships and Squadron Logistics,

p. 152, describing accommodations on the flagship Vincennes: Wilkes own stateroom and pantry, and a large reception room that accommodated drafting tables and a library of charts and scientific works, as well as the ample conference table and sideboards customary in small frigates.

[The previous paragraph mentions the small library aboard Malispina’s expedition ship, Descubierta, and its “library in its commodious stern cabin.”]

p. 160: Equipped with George Vancouver’s accurate coastal charts of the Pacific Northwest, Wilkes departed Honolulu on 5 April 1841 with the Vincennes and the newly copper Porpoise and headed directly northeast for the mouth of the Columbia…. [Wilkes went on here to survey Puget Sound, Admiralty Inlet, and Hood Canal to the Fraser River.]