Collection MS 219 - Whaling logbooks, and other documents, copied in New England (USA) repositories

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


  • 1790 - 1870 (Creation)

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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.
JOSEPH MAXWELL; ?; 1867-8; Continued from reel PMB 218
MARENGO; Skinner; 1855; Hawaii, Marianas
LYDIA; Haswell; 1802; Manila, Guam
MALOLO; Bridges; 1868-70; Micronesia
LOGAN?; ?; 1836-38; (not copied)
MENTOR; ?Suter; 1819; China
MENTOR; ?; 1843-; Pacific, NW Coast USA
MASSACHUSETTS; Bartlett; 1790; NW Coast USA, Hawaii
MASSACHUSETTS; Bartlett; 1790-93; China
MAYFLOWER; ?Colt; 1839-41; Australia, East Indies
POTOMAC; ?; 1836; Orient
POTOMAC; ?; 1838; East Indies
PEARL; ?; 1810; Canton
Of special interest on this reel (MALOLO; 1868-70) Interesting facts about trade in Marshall and Kingsmill Islands, i.e. southern Gilbert Islands.

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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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