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

  • AU PMB MS 215
  • Collection
  • 1792 - 1847

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

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

  • AU PMB MS 294
  • Collection
  • 1792 - 1895

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. ERIE; Jernegan; 1855-56; Continued from reel PMB 293 WILLIAM J. ROTCH; Besse; 1881-83; East Indies, Carolines, Far East, Atlantic WANDERER; ?; 1887; Pacific DROMO; Daggett; 1848-49; Atlantic, South Pacific SUNBEAM; ?; 1877; Atlantic CALIFORNIA; Randall; 1849-51; New Zealand, Hawaii CLEORA; Randall; 1852-53; Indian Ocean, East Indies ABIGAIL; Drew; 1853-54; Hawaii FRANCIS HENRIETTA; Drew; 1855-57; South Atlantic, Nauru, Carolines HYDASPE; ?; 1859-63; Galapagos Islands ?; Read? 1840-42; Atlantic CATHERWOOD; Cook; 1844-45; South Atlantic SEAFLOWER; Bolles; 1851-53; Atlantic POLLY; Stetson; 1794; Atlantic HARMONY; Lincoln; 1794; Atlantic LANGELII; Cirapine; 1792-93; Atlantic PATTY; ?; 1793; Atlantic PETREL; Reed; 1893-95; Atlantic HARBINGER; Brownell; 1842-44; Atlantic, Pacific HARBINGER; Brownell; 1845-46; South Atlantic, Indian Ocean HARBINGER; Cornell, 1851-55; Galapagos Islands

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

  • AU PMB MS 363
  • Collection
  • 1793 - 1908

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. ALICE KNOWLES; Scullen; 1906-08; Pacific AMERICA; Gifford; 1835-38; Indian Ocean CHINA; Potter; 1843-45; Indian Ocean JOHN DAWSON; Cottle; 1864-66; Atlantic MARY E. SIMMONS; Mandly; 1896-97; Atlantic MARY E. SIMMONS; -; 1897; (Computations) MERCURY; Haskell; 1841-44; Pacific MARY ANN; Potter; 1858-63; Pacific MT WOLLASTON; Potter; 1853-56; North Pacific RAINBOW; Nichols; 1859-62; Pacific MT WOLLASTON; Coffin; 1859-62; North Pacific JAMES R. KEELER; Delano; 1863-64; Pacific MT WOLLASTON; Potter; 1853-56; North Pacific WILLIAM THOMPSON; Potter; 1830-34; Pacific RATTLER; Colnett; 1793-94; South Pacific

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

  • AU PMB MS 783
  • Collection
  • 1794 - 1857

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); Date of voyage; Area or places visited. PLEASE NOTE: PMB 768 to 0783 - the names of the captains or logkeepers were not readily available for inclusion in these entries. Some of the names may be located in the indexes mentioned above.
HENRY; 1848-53; Continued from reel PMB 782. MARY; 1843-47; Pacific. Caldwell; Ancestors and antiques, n.d. (This item is owned by Mr R.C. Caldwell - all other items on this reel are held by the Peter Foulger Museum). LONDON; 1794-97; Pacific. NORTH AMERICA; 1797-99; Pacific. JOHN JAY; 1845-49; Pacific. PETREL; 1853-57; Pacific. WASHINGTON; 1843-47; Pacific. WEYMOUTH; 1828-31; Pacific. Of special interest on this reel (NORTH AMERICA; 1797-99) Notes on birds and fish seen

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

  • AU PMB MS 204
  • Collection
  • 1795 - 1829

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.
CONGRESS; ?Henley; 1819-20; (Continued from reel PMB 203) AMERICA; ?; 1795-96; Batavia, Far East PERSEVERANCE; ?; 1797-98; Batavia, Far East GRIFFON; ?; 1824-27; Hawaii, NW Coast USA CAROLINE; ?; 1824-26; Hawaii, East Indies ROSCOE; Briggs; 1823-25; Chile, East Indies UNITED STATES; ?Hull; 1823-26; Peru PERSEVERANCE; ? O'Day; 1824-25; Sumatra PERSEVERANCE; ? O'Day; 1825-; Towards India ZEPHYR; ?Clearland; 1828-29; East Indies

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

  • AU PMB MS 226
  • Collection
  • 1795 - 1870

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. YOUNG, Rosalind; Letters from Pitcairn Island to Captain and Mrs Gibbons, 1882-91 LOCKERBY, William; Sailing directions for Fiji; vocabulary; account of Fijian chiefs; sandalwood trade RICHARDSON, Capt. William Putnam; Fiji vocabulary, 1810-12 FOWLER, Henry; Description of Fijian cannibal feast, 1845 FOWLER, Henry; Description of wreck of the GLIDE, 1831 FOWLER, Henry; Documents written during cruise of GLIDE among Fiji Islands (Peabody Museum) CHARTS; Pacific Ocean - 19th century (Essex Institute, Salem) 12 pp. of text in Marquesan Language (Peabody Museum) TAHITI - Miscellaneous documents including original manuscript score of a South Seas Island song by 'E.R.P.', 1889 and a review by N.E. Emerson of Eugene Caillot's Histoire de la Polynesie Oriental (Peabody Museum) FIJI AND NEW HEBRIDES - Miscellaneous documents including pamphlet on Fiji native ownership of land, 1874; notes by A. Hocart; letter from J.B. Thurston re native attitudes, 6 September 1871 (Peabody Museum) Extracts from logs, of early American ships, on various Pacific Islands (Peabody Museum)

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

  • AU PMB MS 380
  • Collection
  • 1797 - 1886

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; Howland; 1848-52; Continued from reel PMB 379 MIDAS; Howland; 1853-57; Pacific (Biography of E.T. Howland) MARO; Fisher; 1828; Atlantic (Includes Insurance Correspondence) MOHAWK; Grant; 1854-58; Pacific MARGARET; Coleman; 1835-38; Indian Ocean MARIA; Coffin; 1846-49; Indian Ocean MARY AND HELEN; Barker; 1886; North Pacific, Arctic NANCY; Coffin; 1797-98; Atlantic, Indian Ocean JULIAN; Coffin; 1806; Atlantic DOVE; Coffin; 1807; Atlantic FAME; Coffin; 1809; Atlantic BETSEY; Coffin; 1816-17; Atlantic MINERVA; Coffin; 1818; South Atlantic MINERVA; Coffin; 1819; Atlantic NAVIGATOR; Palmer/Coffin; 1849-54; South Pacific NARRAGANSETT; Coffin; 1840-45; Pacific ENTERPRISE; Wyer; 1846-50; Pacific (Fragment) NAVIGATOR; Fisher; 1841-45; Pacific NORMAN; Ray; 1855-60; Pacific * see also reel PMB 397

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

  • AU PMB MS 735
  • Collection
  • 1798 - 1851

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.
TRIUMPH; Burt; 1849-50; Pacific WASHINGTON; Covell; 1838-40/1840-42; Indian Ocean KAMENELE; Shaw; 1836; Pacific WALTER SCOTT; Webber; 1836; Pacific PERU; Kilham; 1837-38; Pacific CHAMPION; Cook; 1842-44; Indian Ocean ROBERT EDWARDS; ?; 1838-41; Pacific CLARICE; ?; 1838-41; Pacific GENERAL SCOTT; Fisher; 1847-51; Pacific UNITY; Brewer; Pacific HANCOCK; ?; 1798-1800; Pacific

Of special interest on this reel (HANCOCK; 1798-1800) Record of preparing ship for sea; scurvy eliminated by using raw potatoes; ship's duties very detailed; particulars of fur trade; (PERU; 1837-38) Description of rebellion in Chile and subsequent banishment of General Freyre; description of mission at Moorea; (TRIUMPH; 1849-50) Excellent description of Juan Fernandez.

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

  • AU PMB MS 769
  • Collection
  • 1798 - 1843

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); Date of voyage; Area or places visited. PLEASE NOTE: PMB 768 to 783 - the names of the captains or logkeepers were not readily available for inclusion in these entries. Some of the names may be located in the indexes mentioned above. ANN AND HOPE; 1799-1800; Pacific ANN AND HOPE; 1800; Indian Ocean ANN AND HOPE; 1798-1799; Pacific ANN AND HOPE; 1799-1800; Pacific ENVOY; 1833-37; Pacific ENVOY; 1842-43; Pacific GENERAL CARRINGTON; 1823-24; Pacific PROVIDENCE; 1824; Pacific REBECCA; 1806-1807; Indian Ocean PANTHER; 1819-1822; Indian Ocean PANTHER; 1828-1830; Pacific OSPRAY (extracts); 1818, 1821; Pacific SUPERIOR; 1824-27; Pacific Of special interest on this reel (ANN AND HOPE; 1798-1800) Notes on Australian aboriginal weapons, language, customs; Benelong; Bass and Flinders' whaleboat expedition; skirmish with French privateer at Tinian; lists of European merchants and American ships at Canton.

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

  • AU PMB MS 540
  • Collection
  • 1798 - 1806

Please refer to the full entry in PMB 200.<BR><BR>This reel marks the beginning of the second part of the New England Microfilming Project. The information provided is set out in the same format as that of the first part, however, it should be noted that information given on the area of a voyage is confined to either 'Pacific Ocean' or 'Indian Ocean'. Details of voyages undertaken to areas other than the Pacific or Indian Ocean are not given in the PMB entries.

For indexes see <I>American Whalers and Traders in the Pacific</I>, Robert Langdon, ed., Canberra, 1978 and <I>Where the Whalers Went</I>, 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. ANN AND HOPE; Carter; 1798-99; Pacific Abstracts for the period 1798-1806 (Pacific and Indian Oceans) Please refer to the above indexes for further details.

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