Collection MS 686 - 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


  • 1800 - 1818 (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. ABIGAIL; Hildreth; 1800-01; JEFFERSON; ?; 1809-10; WARREN; ?; 1808-09; SENECA; De Peyster; 1815-16; Pacific WILLIAM AND JOHN; De Peyster; 1816-17; Pacific ABIGAIL; ?; 1801-02/1802-03; ABIGAIL; Barnard; 1803-04/1804-05; ALKNOMACK; ?; 1805-06; ST LAWRENCE; ?; 1806-07; ROSALIE; Merry; 1817-18; Pacific - Sailed to areas other than the Pacific or Indian Ocean.

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Rogers Memorial Library, Southampton, Long Island NY 11986.

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E Haddow note, 30 Dec 2019: Items originally copied at Rogers Memorial Library were microfilm duplicates of logbooks held by the Southampton Historical Museum.

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