Collection MS 215 - Whaling logbooks, and other documents, copied in New England (USA) repositories

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AU PMB MS 215

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Whaling logbooks, and other documents, copied in New England (USA) repositories

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  • 1792 - 1847 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm

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Please refer to the full entry in PMB 200

For indexes see American Whalers and Traders in the Pacific, Robert Langdon, ed., Canberra, 1978 and Where the Whalers Went, Robert Langdon, ed., Canberra, 1984.
Information is provided in the following format: Name of ship (in upper case); Name of Captain/Logkeeper; Date of voyage; Area or places visited.
BRITANNIA; Murray; 1792-96; Continued from reel PMB 214
ENDEAVOUR; Murray; 1795; New South Wales, New Zealand
PROVIDENCE; ?; 1796; New Zealand, Loyalty Islands
DERBY; Pickman; 1803-4; Mauritius, India
ESSEX; ?Orne; n.d.; Batavia, Manila
JAVA; ?Lander; 1804-5; Mauritius, India
MINERVA; Bickford; 1804; India
REWARD; Lambert; 1802-4; India
MARY; Coffin; 1804-5; Indian Ocean
PONPEY; ?Gilchrist; 1802-3; Sumatra
CORDELIA; ?Stuart; 1804-5; South America
FANNY; ?Smith; 1802-3; Australia, East Indies
ARAB; Barton; 1805; Ceylon
HOPE; Emery; 1805; Senegal
ACUSHNET; ?Rodgers; 1845-47; Whaling Cruise
ALERT; ?; 1819-20; China
ALLBREE; ?; 1833; India
BELISARIUS; ?Crowninshield; 1797-98; India
BELISARIUS; Boardman; 1806-7; India

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Available for reference but, no part of the contents of this microfilm may be reproduced in any way without the permission of the holding institution or individual. Written permission must be obtained from the holding institution or individual before copies of the microfilm can be supplied. The name of the holding institution or individual, and the PMB film number, should both appear in citations.

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Peabody Museum, Salem, Mass. 01970

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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ms215

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