Collection MS 829 - 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


  • 1789 - 1920 (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. Account Books (Ships), Logs and other documents as listed. MERMAID; 1883-85 Coe, Edward B.; 'A lecture given by your great-grand-father about his Experiences hunting whales ...', ship Milo 1843 MINNESOTA (Log); Atlantic, S.F. Pierce, master, 1866-68 MORNING LIGHT; H.D. Norton, 1856-57 BERTHA; Joseph Book; 1913-20 BERTHA D. NICKERSON; Joseph Book; 1913-20 MARGARETT; Joseph Book; 1913-20(?) MERMAID; James H. Sherman; 1883-85 MYSTIC; Joseph Book; 1913-20 NYE; Charles Tucker; 1868-73 WANDERER; Joseph Book; 1913-20 RUSSELL (Log); Not Whaling, Francis B. Folger, master, 1849-50 Charles Hitch & Son; 'Sail Loft Blotter', 1854 Oil Sales Book; 1880-82 NAPOLEON; W.C. Tucker, 1868-72 NYE; Charles Tucker, 1868-73 New Bedford; Spasmodic list of ships giving arrival dates, places of sailing, masters, times absent, ports of origin, 1831-32 Rotch, William Jr.; Oil Invoices, 1789-96 OLIVE BRANCH; Logbook, San Francisco-Panama (Gilbert Place, master), 1851 OREAD; Young, 1860-61 PRESIDENT; Description of wreck on W. Coast of Africa by J.T. Enos, May 1904 ROBERT EDWARDS; Case relating to its burning, Thomas P. Pease, 1870

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Available for reference.
Copies may be made by photographic or similar means for personal/research purposes only. For more extensive use of the work or for any reproductions, written permission must be obtained from the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

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New Bedford Whaling Museum, previously The Kendall Whaling Museum, Sharon MA 02067

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