Collection MS 798 - Whaling logbooks, and other documents, copied in New England (USA) repositories

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AU PMB MS 798

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

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  • 1836 - 1921 (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. DAISY; Cleveland; 1908-09; * WILLIAM A. GRABER; Cleveland; 1921; * DAISY; Smith; 1909-11; * DAISY; Reed; 1911-13; * DANIEL WEBSTER; Borden; 1877-79; * DANIEL WOOD; Tallman; 1852-56; Pacific DARTMOUTH; Starbuck; 1836-40; Pacific DESDEMONA; Phinney; 1866-67; Indian Ocean VALPARAISO; ?; 1870; Pacific DESDEMONA; Vincent; 1876-79; * DESDEMONA; Millard; 1896; * KOREA; Seabury; 1902; Pacific GAY HEAD; Ashley; 1902-03; Pacific BELVEDERE; Tilton; 1904; Pacific MONTEREY; Foley; 1905; Pacific SEA PEARLER; Ashley; 1906; Pacific SEA PEARLER; Ashley; 1907; Pacific PESCADORA; Ashley; 1908; ? DRACO; Cox; 1843-50; Indian Ocean DRACO; Kimball; 1851-54; Indian Ocean DRACO; Reed; 1878-80; Indian Ocean ATTLEBORO; Gartland; 1880; Pacific * - Cruised to areas other than Pacific or Indian Ocean.

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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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Nicholson Whaling Collection, Providence Public Library, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

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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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ms798

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