Collection MS 327 - 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


  • 1835 - 1888 (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. FANNY; Williams; 1869-71; Continued from reel PMB 326 FLEETWING; H.M. Gifford/C.P. Gifford; 1885-86; North Pacific FLEETWING; H.M. Gifford; 1876-77; North Pacific FLEETWING; C.P. Gifford; 1887-88; North Pacific FLORIDA; Cunningham/Hutchings; 1843-46; Indian Ocean SAMUEL ROBERTSON; Turner; 1846-47; North Pacific CALIFORNIA; Adams/Fisher; 1848-49; South Pacific FLORIDA; Fish; 1859-63; North Pacific FRANCES HENRIETTA; Luce; 1835-36; Brazil Banks GAY HEAD; Wood; 1852-56; Pacific GENERAL SCOTT; Clough; 1855-58; Indian Ocean

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The information contained on this film may be used for research purposes, including the taking of copies by photographic or similar means; and reasonable quotations may be made subject to full acknowledgement being given to the writer of the document and the owners. For more extensive use of the work written permission must be obtained from New Bedford Free Public Library.

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Sponsoring libraries of the New England Microfilming Project, New Bedford Free Public Library, New Bedford, Mass., 02740

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