Collection MS 681 - 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


  • 1760 - 1871 (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.
NATHANIEL P. TALLMADGE; Hedges; 1843-45; (Continued from reel PMB 680) FRANKLIN; Youngs; 1839-41; Indian Ocean HAMILTON; Ludlow; 1840-42; Indian Ocean IRIS; Douglas; 1841-44; Indian Ocean THAMES; Hedges (to Simon Town)/Bishop; 1843-46; Pacific Typed transcript of journal of Thames.
The following 4 items are held in the John Jermain Memorial Library Sag Harbor:
Shipping Notes, ships and shipping from the port of Sag Harbor, 1797-1864 CITIZEN; Lansing; 1843-46; Pacific Hazard Russella; Notes on the Sag Harbor whaling fleet 1760-1871. Includes notes on Konohassett, Neptune, Pacific, Prudent, Thames, William Tell and others. Hazard Russella; Whaling notes, n.d. LEVI STARBUCK; Ellison; 1850-53; Pacific Typed transcript of journal of Levi Starbuck.

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Suffolk County Whaling Museum, PO Box 327A, Sag Harbor, Long Island, NY 11963 AND John Jermain Memorial Library, Sag Harbor, Long Island NY 11963 (see below)

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