Collection MS 389 - 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


  • 177? - 1869 (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. CHRISTOPHER; Ackley; 1845-48; Pacific MITCHELL; Bunker; 1854-55; (Light Boat, South Sholes) FRIENDSHIP; Jenkins; 1770-71; Atlantic HANOVER; ?; 1772; Atlantic NEPTUNE; Coffin; 1773; Atlantic AMERICA; ?; 1773-74; Atlantic DUSTRY; Gardner; 1875-76; Atlantic AMAZON; Coffin; 177?; Atlantic MARINER; Palmer; 1840-44; East Pacific POTOMAC; Ackley; 1853-57; Pacific KATHLEEN; Mooers; 1862-64; Indian Ocean SEA QUEEN; Mooers; 1868-69; Pacific WASHINGTON; Bailey; 1843-47; Pacific LIMA; Andrews; 1827-30; Pacific CONSTITUTION; Bunker; 1844-47; Pacific COLUMBUS; Russell; 1832-34; Atlantic (UNIDENTIFIED); ?; 1831-47; (Possibly a port record) PHOENIX; Winslow; 1848-53; Pacific * see also reel PMB 397

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The contents of this microfilm may be used for personal research purposes only, including the making of copies by photographic or similar means. Reasonable quotations may be made subject to full acknowledgement being given to the author and holding institution. For more extensive use of the work or for any reproductions, written permission must be obtained from Nantucket Historical Society.

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Sponsoring libraries of the New England Microfilming Project, Whaling Museum, Nantucket, Mass., 02554 (now run by the Nantucket Historical Association).

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