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

  • AU PMB MS 779
  • Collection
  • 1805 - 1855

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. WEYMOUTH; 1828-31; Pacific MARIA; 1831-34; Pacific THAMES; 1805-08; Pacific INDIAN CHIEF; 1842-44; Pacific PERUVIAN; 1848-52; Pacific REINDEER; 1853-54; Pacific CAROLINE; 1846-49; Pacific UNIDENTIFIED; 1835-37; ? CHARLES DREW; 1836-38; Pacific NORMAN; 1851-55; Pacific Of special interest on this reel (INDIAN CHIEF; 1842-44) Sketches of islands; poems; (REINDEER; 1853-54) Difficulties of obtaining water at Juan Fernandez; notes on loading customs at Chincha; (THAMES; 1805-08) Notes on birds and fish.

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

  • AU PMB MS 297
  • Collection
  • 1805 - 1879

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. DUNBARTON; Mayhew; 1848-52; Continued from reel PMB 296 SEA QUEEN; Allen; 1875-79; Atlantic PRESIDENT; Ross; 1856; South Pacific INDIA; Price; 1834-38; Society Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga, Samoa THEOPHILUS; Chase/Baker; 1842-44; North Atlantic MARCIA; Butler; 1833-34; South Atlantic, Indian Ocean CHINA; ?; 1832-33; South Atlantic UNION; Mayhew; 1805-06; Atlantic SCOTLAND; ?; 1851-54; South Atlantic, Indian Ocean, New Zealand, Marianas, Hawaii ANDREW HICKS; Gifford; 1876-78; South Atlantic, Indian Ocean GOOD RETURN; ?; 1828-29; South Atlantic GOOD RETURN; ?; 1829-30; Atlantic GOOD RETURN; Terry; 1830-33; South Pacific MEXICO; ?; 1823-24; Atlantic

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

  • AU PMB MS 780
  • Collection
  • 1806 - 1879

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. ELIZABETH; 1841-44; Pacific HENRY; 1845-47; Pacific LYDIA; 1840-41; ? LYDIA; 1840-42; Indian Ocean

The remaining items are held by the Peabody Museum PANAY; 1877-79; Indian Ocean AMETHYST; 1806-11; Indian Ocean Williams, J.B.; Journal, 1842-44 Driver, William; Papers re Pitcairn Island, n.d. Derby, C.H.; Clippings re Pitcairn Island Of special interest on this reel (AMETHYST; 1806-11) Narrative of sealing and beche-de-mer trade; ravages of scurvy; participation in Palau affairs and the 'arms race'; (CHARLES DOGGETT; 1831) Account of returning Pitcairn Islanders to their home and analysis of BOUNTY mutiny

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

  • AU PMB MS 728
  • Collection
  • 1806 - 1862

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. WILLIAM WIRT; Daggett; 1833-37; Pacific HOPE; ?; 1806-08; Pacific PHILLIP DE LA NOYE; Gardner; 1855-60; Pacific STANTON; Howland; 1824-27; Pacific ENTERPRISE; Haggerty; 1836-40; Pacific KREMLIN; Rogers; 1853-54; Pacific SOUTHERN CROSS; Howes; 1860-62; Pacific Of special interest on this reel (ENTERPRISE; 1836-40) Good record of disciplinary problems and crew changes; (HOPE; 1806-08) Discovery and naming of Hope Island (5XN, 165XE); (SOUTHERN CROSS; 1860-62) Records of birds, fish, seaweed, and other natural phenomena

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

  • AU PMB MS 349
  • Collection
  • 1807 - 1874

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. MARTHA; Stanton; 1872-74; Continued from reel PMB 348 MARY; ?; 1807; St Thomas MASSACHUSETTS; Bennett/Thompson; 1851-56; North Pacific MASSACHUSETTS; Greene; 1856-60; North Pacific MASSACHUSETTS; Greene; 1860-65; North Pacific MESSENGER; Kendrick; 1838-39; South Atlantic MIANTONOMI; Clement; 1853-54; Pacific MIDAS; Collins/Drake; 1845-47; North Pacific

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

  • AU PMB MS 374
  • Collection
  • 1808 - 1859

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. CATAWBA; Swain; 1852-55; Pacific (Journal by Mrs Swain) BOLIVIA; ?; 1855; Pacific ILLINOIS; ?; 1855; Pacific, Atlantic CATAWBA; Swain; 1852-57; Pacific CAROLINE; Cary; 1846-49; Pacific MANCHESTER; Cary; 1849-51; Atlantic, Pacific CHARLES DREW; Fosdick; 1834-38; Pacific CITIZEN; Cash; 1855-59; Pacific CITIZEN; Bailey; 1844; Atlantic CLIFFORD WAYNE; ?; 1855; Pacific, Atlantic (Private journal) CLIFFORD WAYNE; Swain; 1856-58; Pacific CLARKSON; Plaskett; 1834-37; Pacific CLARKSON; Chase; 1838-41; Western Australia COLUMBIA; Chase; 1846-50; Atlantic, Pacific COLUMBUS; Coffin; 1835-38; Pacific CORTES; Coleman; 1828-30; Pacific CYRUS; West; 1808-10; Atlantic, Pacific CAMBRIA; Ray; 1839-40; South Atlantic, Pacific * see also reel PMB 397

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

  • AU PMB MS 375
  • Collection
  • 1808 - 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. Information is provided in the following format: Name of ship (in upper case); Name of Captain/Logkeeper; Date of voyage; Area or places visited. CYRUS; West; 1808-10; Atlantic, Western Australia, Pacific CONSTITUTION; Ramsdell; 1839-42; Pacific CONSTITUTION; Bunker; 1842-44; South Pacific CHRISTOPHER MITCHELL; Keen; 1841-45; South Pacific CONSTITUTION; Bunker; 1847-48; Pacific CONSTITUTION; Joy; 1847; Atlantic COLUMBUS; Gardner; 1839-43; Pacific (CASH, William Murray; Notes by his mother on his early years) CONTEST; Chapman; 1868-70; East Pacific COQUETTE; ?; 1820-23; Atlantic (Journal by William Cash) CORONET; Bond; 1837-39; Pacific (Journal by Eldred E. Fyshe, Surgeon) CATHERWOOD; Cushing; 1845-47; Atlantic, Indian Ocean CATHERWOOD; Oliver; 1854; Pacific CACHALOT; Perry/Wilson; 1858-61; Pacific CONSTITUTION; Joy; 1835-39; Pacific CONSTITUTION; Ramsdell; 1839-42; South Pacific CONSTITUTION; Bunker; 1847-52; Pacific see also reel PMB 397

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

  • AU PMB MS 391
  • Collection
  • 1808 - 1859

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. ARGO; Gardner; 1808-11; Atlantic, Pacific NANTUCKET; Gibbs; 1855-58; Pacific ZONE; Fish; 1855-58; Pacific ROSCIUS; Winslow; 1850-53; Pacific * see also reel PMB 397

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

  • AU PMB MS 202
  • Collection
  • 1809 - 1833

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. HAMILTON; Martain; n.d.; NW Coast USA, Hawaii, Canton HAMILTON; Martain; 1815-; NW Coast USA HAMILTON; Martain; 1809-, 1815-16; NW Coast USA, Hawaii HUNTER; Pinel; 1809-; East Indies, China JANUS; ?; 1815-16; East Indies, Philippines CAMEL; Breech; 1815; Sumatra INDUS; Forbes; 1815-17; Marquesas, Marianas, Hawaii, Far East (VARIOUS); Haskell; 1820-33; Hawaii, Far East CAMEL; Bright; 1816-18; Sumatra

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

  • AU PMB MS 775
  • Collection
  • 1809 - 1868

Please refer to the full entry in PMB 200
Information is provided in the following format: Name of ship (in upper case); Date of voyage; Area or places visited:
OTTER; 1809-11; Continued from reel PMB 774.
The following items are held by The Mariners' Museum: JOHN P. WEST; 1862-63; Pacific JOHN P. WEST; 1863-68; Pacific ALICE FRAZIER; 1854-55; Pacific GEORGE AND SUSAN; 1827-29; Pacific SAMUEL ROBERTSON; 1846-49; Pacific HUNTER; 1856-58; Indian Ocean MOCTEZUMA; 1854-57; Pacific
Of special interest on this reel (ALICE FRAZIER; 1851-55) Sketches of whales; charming child's account of voyage from Honolulu to Sydney and of Sydney in early 1855; (JOHN P. WEST; 1863-68) Account of pirate ship SHENANDOAH burning whale ships, 26 June 1865.

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.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.

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